If you want to experience some authentic Southern cuisine and culture, head on down to the best Southern restaurants in Sarasota showcasing delicious food for any resident or patron. These diners are at the top of the lists for the best soul food in Sarasota and highlight tasty barbecue, fried chicken, and more. Comfort food in Sarasota is said to soothe the soul and these restaurants in Sarasota are bringing the heat.

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Check out the best southern restaurants in Sarasota if you want to taste the best the South has to offer. For more Sarasota restaurants and dining in Sarasota, 941area is your go-to guide for all the best places to eat in Sarasota.

 
6616 Superior Ave, Sarasota Fl, 34231
Here, everything but the Coca Cola is smoked, and the hospitality is as Southern as the ribs and the coleslaw.
 
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...
 
7205 85th Street Ct E, Bradenton FL, 34202
Lingering at the Lodge! Old Florida at its finest! Delicious unusual southern menu! One of a kind wall decor, including a 14 foot taxidermy alligator!...
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301 S Pineapple Ave, Sarasota FL, 34236
www.NancysBarBQ.com 941.366-2271 (BBQ1) NancysBarBQ@verizon.net Open 11AM-8PM Mon-Thurs, 11AM-9PM Fri & Sat Closed Sundays. A locally owned,...
 
4705 US Highway 301 N, Ellenton FL, 34222
Robert & Donna opened the Hickory Hollow in January 1984. Robert is from Williamston NC & Donna is from the Chesapeake Bay Area, Maryland and son Jarrett...
 
1528 State Street, Sarasota FL, 34236
Authentic, central Texas style barbecue that's cooked "low and slow” in an offset, wood-fired J&R Manufacturing Oyler Smoker – lovingly known as "Big...
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1525 4th St, Sarasota FL, 34236
The Blue Rooster is the place to be for a Southern-inspired good time in Downtown Sarasota. Stop in and enjoy local music six nights a week as well as classic...
 
19 East Rd, Sarasota FL, 34240
We are an open-air restaurant, old-Florida tiki bar, and live music venue established by the Stottlemyer family. Our menu includes delicious barbecue like...