There's never been a better time to want to support local restaurants in Sarasota. With everything going on it's a great idea to support the smaller businesses so you can give back to your local community. The more you spend locally, the more you are helping your favorite restaurants and bars in Sarasota grow. These local Sarasota restaurants not only present you with an option for supporting a neighborhood business but gives you the opportunity to try some amazing fresh food.

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Check​ out the best locally-owned restaurants in Sarasota if you want to eat some fresh Floridian fare from one of your favorite foodie hotspots. For more dining in Sarasota, 941Area is your go-to source for all the best places to eat in Sarasota.

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446 S. Pineapple Avenue, Sarasota FL, 34236
The first Portuguese-Italian restaurant within walking distance in the heart of the historic Burns Court District, downtown Sarasota. Open six days a week...
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1435 Main St, Sarasota FL, 34236
Lunch and dinner available every day with brunch on Saturdays and Sundays! Happy Hour available every day from 3pm to 7pm! With a focus on freshness...
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1200 1st Ave W, Bradenton FL, 34205
PIER 22 Restaurant, Patio & Catering is genuine Bradenton and sits directly on the beautiful Manatee River surrounded by the Twin Dolphin Marina. PIER...
 
200 Gulf Drive North, Bradenton Beach FL, 34217
The Beach House Restaurant is Bradenton Beach's #1 destination for beachfront dining. We're the perfect place for family meals -- with plenty of room for...
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5104 Ocean Blvd, Sarasota FL, 34242
Just a short walk from the beautiful beaches of Sarasota, Café Gabbiano brings Italy to Siesta Key.
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5629 Manatee Ave W, Bradenton FL, 34209
Hours: Tues-Friday 11am-9:30pm, Saturday 5-9:30pm, Sunday Brunch 10:30am-2pm, closed Monday.
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9105 Midnight Pass Road, Sarasota FL, 32424
Ophelia's on the Bay is a casually elegant seafood restaurant on Sarasota Bay. An exceptional dining experience with both indoor and outdoor seating.
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1212 East Ave. South Midtown Plaza, Sarasota FL, 34239
Michael's On East Celebrating 25 years of delicious memories! Outstanding service, exceptional food, there's only one Michael's On East. From the moment...
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1 N Lemon Ave, Sarasota FL, 34236
Chef Paul Mattison invites you to join him at Downtown Sarasota's award-winning Mattison's City Grille where you will come for the atmosphere and stay...
 
229 N Cattlemen Rd, # 61, Sarasota FL, 34243
We offer a wide range of traditional Japanese dishes along with mind-blowing Sushi and Kitchen creations. Let our experienced and innovative chefs design...
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10670 Boardwalk Loop, Lakewood Ranch FL, 34202
GROVE Restaurant, Patio and Ballroom is the newest offshoot of PIER 22, the award-winning waterfront destination headed by restaurateurs Hugh Miller and...
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1533 State St, Sarasota FL, 34236
EnterState Street and in an instant you’re in a Mid-Century Industrial Chic eating-house! Our fare is fresh, innovative and down right delicious. At State...
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516 Burns Lane, Sarasota FL, 34236
Owen's Fish Camp is the Caragiulo Brothers sixth restaurant creation inspired by local Sarasota history. Located in the heart of Burns Court in Downtown...
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1413 Main St., Sarasota FL, 34236
Element is an upscale Mediterranean Steakhouse located in the heart of downtown Sarasota, Florida. Inspired by his childhood in Europe and his passion...
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239 S Links Ave, Sarasota FL, 34236
Seasonal American local cuisine located in Towles Court, downtown Sarasota.. Indigenous is the realization of chef/owner Steve Phelps' vision of a restaurant...
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1100 N Tuttle Ave, Sarasota FL, 34237
Fine dining restaurant with a French accent Home made with love. Welcome to Antoine's Restaurant. Our new location features an elegant continental menu...
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5540 Gulf of Mexico Dr, Longboat Key FL, 34228
Live Jazz til 11:00 ● Top Shelf Spirits ● Vintage Ports ● Handmade Desserts ● Gourmet Light Bites http://euphemiahaye.com/
 
661 S Tamiami Trl, Venice FL, 34285
Gold Rush BBQ provides Ribs, Chickens, Steaks, Seafood, Pulled Pork and Sugar Free Barbeques to the Venice, FL area.
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1576 Main Street, Sarasota FL, 34236
Lila (pronounced lee-lah) means creative play. Lila is a spontaneous, playful, organic, healthy, mostly vegetable restaurant. . Lila Sarasota (pronounced...
 
3713 Bahia Vista St, Sarasota FL, 34232
Amish Kitchen Cooking and Bakery near Pinecraft in Sarasota Florida! Stop by any time of day for a lovely, scratch-made breakfast, lunch or dinner, including...
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1970 Main St, Sarasota FL, 34236
www.mediterraneorest.com www.sarasota-italian.com Casual upscale Italian restaurant in Sarasota, FL
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431 St. Armand's Circle, Sarasota FL, 34236
Cafe L'europe offers continental cuisine that is sure to satisfy. Being a celebrated point of St. Armand's Circle for 40 years, they're worth paying a visit.
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1345 Main St, Sarasota FL, 34236
Selva Grill is a restaurant and bar located in Downtown Sarasota providing a great dining experience serving lunch and dinner.
 
1990 Main St Suite 112, Sarasota FL, 34236
Modern American Delicious Eats. At Made we will offer a unique and upscale take on American comfort food at an approachable price. We are committed to providing...
 
2033 Vamo Way, Sarasota FL, 34238
Roessler's Restaurant has been family owned and operated since 1978. Originally, as the Flight Deck at the Venice Airport and then moving to their Sarasota...