If you have lived in the 941 for a few years, there are a few staple bars in Sarasota you must try in order to call yourself a local. These local watering holes in Sarasota are the perfect place to grab a beer, cocktail, wine, or whatever drink you fancy to refresh your mind.

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Check out the best neighborhood bars in Sarasota you should experience and see what all the fuss is about. For more nightlife in Sarasota, 941area is your go-to guide for all the top things to do in Sarasota and Bradenton.

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1454 Main St, Sarasota FL, 34236
Welcome to Brewster's Tavern. Sarasota's Newest Gastropub on Main Street. We offer a wide variety of craft draft beers, signature cocktails, full menu...
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325 John Ringling Blvd, Sarasota FL, 34236
St. Armands Circle has an international vibe. Attracting people from all over the U.S. and abroad who enjoy a great oyster and an ice cold daiquiri.
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5377 McIntosh Rd, Sarasota FL, 34233
Come sit on the back porch and enjoy a complete full liquor bar and four 50″ screen TV’s. Enjoy live music, the hottest DJ’s. We will be showcasing...
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1564 Main St, Sarasota FL, 34236
SRQ's premier craft cocktail lounge serves an array of specialty cocktails, using fresh fruits, herbs, purees tinctures, foams, and infusions. PANGEA...
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1560 Main St, Sarasota FL, 34236
Anything but your standard sports bar. Evie’s Tavern & Grill is the hottest new addition to downtown Sarasota’s Main Street. Offering excellent homemade...
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711 S Osprey Ave, Sarasota FL, 34236
We are neighborhood bar that serves restaurant quality food in a coastal casual environment. We strive to provide our guests seasonal food prepared in a classic...