900 University Pkwy.
Sarasota, FL 34234
Phone: (941) 359-8558
Fax: (941) 359-8749
Situated at the Visitors Pavilion at the John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art, Treviso serves delicious Italian fare. Although located on the museum premises, this restaurant, open daily for lunch and dinner, does not require patrons to possess an admission ticket; anyone can drop by and savor a scrumptious meal. Appetizers like crispy calamari, toasted ravioli and Mediterranean bruschetta make way for tasty offerings like buffalo mozzarella Girasole, stacked Caesar and shrimp, Sicilian seared tuna with caponata and more. Delectable confections like caramel apple tart end the meal perfectly.
Famous for their pizzas cooked in a wood burning oven, this casual dining restaurant offers an extensive menu of great Italian cuisine, as well as drinks in a relaxing lounge. Reservations are recommended.
Blue Rooster celebrates Southern joie de vivre in the heart of Sarasota. This rustic-chic restaurant serves up delicious Southern American comfort food with signature cocktails and spirits. Savor Crazy Cajun Shrimp, Blue Rooster's Famous Fried Chicken and Creole Pappardelle Pasta on their community tables and enjoy the live entertainment. The best of its kind in town, their eclectic schedule features Gospel nights, country music gigs and more by local talent and touring acts.
Open daily for lunch and dinner, you'll enjoy excellent seafood fare in a casual atmosphere while dining at this remarkable restaurant that also features an on site gift shop.
Vernon is a Mobil Four-Star signature restaurant that serves award-winning regional organic cuisine for breakfast, Sunday brunch (November through June), lunch, and dinner. Reservations are recommended.
Highly acclaimed The Bijou Cafe is a well known name in the culinary circles of Sarasota. The French restaurant is a must visit for its food, wine and the cozy environment it offers. Dining here one can also pick up a lot of information about the goings-on in the area. Bijou's Famous Pepper Steak, as the name suggests is a popular dish and worth tasting for its unbeatable flavor and spices. Other outstanding dishes include the Chicken Paillard, Mushroom Ravioli and Bijou's Famous Pommes Gratin Dauphinois. The service is top-notch and welcoming enough to make the diner want to return again and again.
With three locations, Anna's Restaurant & Deli serves specialty sandwiches, prepared using the highest quality meats, cheeses and toppings; and fresh, daily prepared salads.
The brick-fronted entrance to Sarasota Vineyard, hidden between the colorful facades of other eateries on either sides, is easy to miss if not for the black canopy, boldly advertising its presence. Step inside, and the exposed brick-wall theme follows, now blending beautifully with the woodwork on the interiors and thoughtful lighting accentuating it. The eclectic wine bar and restaurant, established in 2008 delights with its selection of close to a 100 wines, and a revolutionary self-serve wine dispensing system that lets patrons enjoy practically any selection from their list by the glass. The wine menu throws up some great choices and should excite everybody from casual drinkers to wine lovers. The delectable food menu is built around wines and has varied European influences. From cheese and charcuterie platters to hearty bistro-style plates, the menu offers quite a lot. Regular live music is a delight in the evenings. Check website for more.
Chef owned and operated, Barnacle Bill's Seafood on Main Street serves fresh seafood and certified Angus steaks. An oyster menu and an award-winning wine list are also available. Another Barnacle Bill's Seafood in Sarasota can be found at 5050 North Tamiami Trail.
With a special emphasis on Peruvian cuisine, Selva offers innovative, intricately prepared Nuevo Latino dishes.
Inventive Italian-American comfort food, prepared using the freshest ingredients, is served at Caragiulos. Available menu selections include salads, paninis, pizza, spaghetti, lasagna, linguini and clams, four cheese ravioli, eggplant parmigiana, seared red snapper, chicken piccata, grilled ribeye, and veal marsala.
Nick's Boathouse is located on the water in Pensacola, and serves great seafood for lunch and dinner.