Hurricane Ian undoubtedly hit hard in Sarasota, FL, with a category 4 storm. Most homes and businesses went without power and were flooded. However, we can say that good progress is going on since power is being restored and businesses are now opening.

If you are still waiting for power restoration or need more time to clear the menace caused by the hurricane, you are probably looking for a place to have a meal or drink. To help you, we've created a list of restaurants and bars in Sarasota and Bradenton open post-hurricane.

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Hooters of Sarasota
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6507 S Tamiami Trail, Sarasota FL, 34231
Hooters of Sarasota is located along the 6507 S Tamiami Trail Sarasota, in Siesta Key. It is now back to business after hurricane Ian, serving you the best chicken wings. It also has burgers, salads, seafood, and basically everything for everyone. As usual, the operating hours are from 11.00 AM to 11.00 PM.
The Italian Grill
Restaurant $
8620 S. Tamiami Trail, Sarasota FL, 34238-3023
The Italian Grill is also back to its normal operations. You can order your favorite Italian food from here, like the wood-fired pizza. There are also different American servings you can get alongside good drinks. If you can't find your way here, opt for the takeout service. The Italian Grill opens from 11 AM to 9 PM on Monday to Thursday. On Fridays and Saturdays from 11 AM to 9 PM and Sundays from 3 PM to 9 PM.
Speaks Clam Bar St. Armands Circle
Bar & Restaurant $$
29 North Blvd Of Presidents, Sarasota FL, 34236
Speaks Clam is located at 29 North Boulevard of Presidents in St Armands Circle. If you are craving housemade pasta, seafood, and craft cocktails, then Speaks Clam is now open to satisfy them. It mostly operates FROM 11 AM to 10 PM but may close earlier depending on the day. They are still offering both delivery and takeout services.
Athens Family Restaurant Sarasota FL
Restaurant $
2300 Bee Ridge RD, Sarasota FL, 34239
The Athens family restaurant is at 2300 Bee Ridge road in Siesta Key, Sarasota. So if you are around this place, you can get your favorite Greek servings. There is much more to enjoy here, including chicken, hummus, and lamb meat.
Burgundy Square Cafe
Restaurant $
227 Miami Ave W, Venice FL, 34285
Burgundy Square Cafe is now open after the hurricane, still serving delicious and fresh meals. You can order food if you can't find your way here. It is located at 227 Miami Avenue in Venice.