Amore Restaurant - Italian & Portuguese Cuisine
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The first Portuguese-Italian restaurant within walking distance in the heart of the historic Burns Court District, downtown Sarasota. Open six days a week and features live music every evening.
This spacious, casual, comfortable establishment in the heart of the charming historical district features a spacious outdoor covered dining patio with a generous bar (Happy Hour is 4:30-6:30), and live music every night. There are also two indoor dining rooms for smaller groups of up to 36 people, each with individualized decor.
Owners Tito & Liana Vitorino purchased Amore Restaurant from Howard Rooks in 2019. Prior to purchasing it, they opened Amore in Longboat Key in November 2014 and were the managers of Amore before relocating the restaurant to Burns Court.
Tito Vitorino started his restaurant adventure at the age of 16 in the South of Portugal (Algarve, Vale do Lobo, Hotel Dona Filipa) and has been a Sarasota resident since 1991. Prior to Amore, he was a previous manager for 14 years of the famous The Colony Beach & Tennis Resort Restaurants.
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- LOCATED 446 S. PINEAPPLE AVENUE
SARASOTA FL 34236
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Yum! Best pasta in Florida!
Some great Italian food in downtown Sarasota. Authentic traditional feel with live music most nights.
I love the Portuguese food they have here! My boyfriend is Portuguese and he says its as authentic as it gets!
Amore is one of the best restaurants in Sarasota! Definitely one of the best Italian restaurants in Sarasota