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Best American Restaurants in Sarasota

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4.8
Exceptional(762)
Price: Expensive
• American • Sarasota
Booked 27 times today
Indigenous is a highly recommended restaurant, renowned for its outstanding American cuisine. Patrons have applauded its diverse and inventive menu, along with unparalleled service and inviting ambiance. Specific highlights from the reviews include the wild mushroom bisque, which is "incredibly flavorful", and the pork chop, known for being thick, juicy, and caramelized. The restaurant receives continuous praise for the freshness of its ingredients, creativity of dishes, and their attentive staff. Reviewers also mentioned Indigenous' excellent wine list and the frequent changes to the fish dishes, ensuring every visit offers something new and exciting. The restaurant's sustainable approach to dining has also been widely recognized, making it a leader in the culinary scene.
A photo of The Melting Pot - Sarasota restaurant
4.8
Exceptional(1285)
Price: Expensive
• American • Sarasota
Booked 32 times today
The Melting Pot in Sarasota is renowned for its exceptional Fondue cuisine. The menu offers a wide array of selections that cater to all Fondue lovers, from classic Wisconsin Cheddar to Fiesta and Spinach Artichoke options. Besides the cheese course, customers consistently rave about the dark chocolate Fondue and the Flaming Turtle chocolate Fondue for dessert. The restaurant also offers the unique experience of cooking your own entrees. Reviewers praise the food's impeccable taste and the rich culinary experience while also highlighting professional and friendly service. Moreover, the personalized and knowledgeable service provided by the waitstaff adds to its charm. Undoubtedly, The Melting Pot - Sarasota is a must-visit destination for Fondue enthusiasts.
A photo of Ama la Vita Ristorante restaurant
4.8
Exceptional(644)
Price: Expensive
• American • Sarasota
Booked 9 times today
Ama La Vita Ristorante, located in downtown Sarasota, is a gem for Italian cuisine enthusiasts. The restaurant boasts an array of authentic dishes, each reflecting the flavors and traditions of Italy. Customers have highly praised the flounder on spinach, filet mignon, halibut, and the unique chicken franchaise with sautéed spinach. The homemade bread and desserts, especially the coconut cake made by the owner, Tricia, has been constantly applauded. The Ama La Vita also offers an outstanding wine selection, paired perfectly with their dishes. The customers commend the intimate setting, fine service, and the knowledgeable staff. They consider Ama La Vita as their favorite place in town and have expressed their excitement to come back for more outstanding dinners.
A photo of MADE restaurant
4.5
Awesome(1728)
Price: Moderate
• American • Sarasota
Booked 13 times today
Located in the superb city of Sarasota, MADE is the go-to restaurant for patrons on the hunt for remarkable Contemporary American cuisine. The restaurant wins hearts with its outstanding service and food as affirmed by numerous reviews. The menu spectrum ranges from the classic American dishes to the chef’s unique and refreshing takes on them; each dish retains the flavorsome essence of American cooking while surprising your palate with a delightful twist. The eatery stands out for its "creative made from scratch food with a southern flare" and has been praised for its "fun and different takes on classic America dishes". The exceptional brunch offerings have led to MADE being hailed as the "best brunch in Sarasota". Whether it's for a casual meal or a special celebration, MADE promises a memorable dining experience with great food, wonderful atmosphere, and superb service.
A photo of Hyde Park Prime Steakhouse - Sarasota restaurant
4.6
Exceptional(2585)
Price: Expensive
• American • Sarasota
Booked 44 times today
Hyde Park Prime Steakhouse in Sarasota, Florida is a celebrated dining destination recognized for its delicious steakhouse cuisine. Patrons rave about the "consistently excellent" food and service, with many noting the freshness and quality of both the seafood and steak dishes. The restaurant's ambiance is equally hailed, praised for being a mix of homely comfort and luxury. Special occasions are celebrated with fervor, pairing sumptuous food like the infamous butter cake bananas foster and flavorful filet mignon with superior service. Drawing in the crowds with its unique offerings and unparalleled quality, Hyde Park Prime Steakhouse stakes its claim as a premier place for steakhouse cuisine.
A photo of The Rosemary & Thyme restaurant
4.8
Exceptional(4118)
Price: Expensive
• American • Sarasota
Booked 29 times today
Rosemary & Thyme is highly praised for its exceptional American cuisine, weaving a classic and contemporary culinary narrative. Patrons consistently laud the restaurant for its diverse offerings, attentive service, and enticing specials that bring uniqueness to weekday dining. Customers are particularly captivated by the restaurant's theme nights, such as "Vivan los Vinos," where traditional Latin American flavors are artfully paired with fine wines. The "Out of Africa" dinner showcases a mastery of global cuisine, while the restaurant's "Gravy Date Night" and "Date Night" events are cherished fixtures. With comprehensive praise from guests, Rosemary & Thyme emerges as a must-visit destination for outstanding American cuisine.
A photo of Arts & Central restaurant
4.4
Awesome(255)
Price: Moderate
• American • Sarasota
Booked 27 times today
In the heart of the Rosemary District, come discover a dining experience that’s at the crossroads where laid-back vibes meet gourmet delights.
A photo of Dry Dock Waterfront Grill restaurant
4.8
Exceptional(8914)
Price: Expensive
• American • Longboat Key
Booked 108 times today
Dry Dock Waterfront Grill is an exceptional seafood restaurant highly acclaimed for its diverse and finely crafted menu. Renowned for dishes like Lobster Tail, Crab Cake with Scallops, and Florida Grouper, it is consistently praised for the freshness and superb preparation of its seafood. Diners particularly rave about their Grouper appetizers, Oysters Rockefeller, Lobster Bites, and Seafood Linguine. The well-loved favorites such as the Seafood Shrimp, Scallop dinner, and Citrus Grouper are often highlighted in reviews as well. With an incredible waterfront view and consistently excellent service, Dry Dock Waterfront Grill is a notable seafood gem that continues to impress guests, making them eager to return.
A photo of Marina Jack restaurant
4.3
Awesome(1448)
Price: Moderate
• American • Sarasota
Booked 24 times today
Marina Jack is widely recognized for offering some of the best Seafood cuisine, with many customers stating it's the "Best Seafood I've had in over a decade." Reviewers continually mention the restaurant's incredible views, varied menu, and outstanding service, creating a truly memorable dining experience. Signature dishes such as the potato crusted Grouper and Seafood Arrabiata are often highlighted for their exceptional taste. Additionally, special occasions like birthdays are often celebrated at Marina Jack, thanks to its good food, service, and ambiance. With a focus on seafood, every meal at Marina Jack is a testament to its mastery of the cuisine, leaving customers eager to return.
A photo of Boca - Sarasota restaurant
4.3
Awesome(1517)
Price: Moderate
• American • Sarasota
Booked 28 times today
Boca - Sarasota is widely renowned for its outstanding Contemporary American cuisine, with many customers eager to return for more. The meals are celebrated for their freshness and deliciousness, with special mentions of the yellowfin poke bowl and chef's daily specials. Customers also talk about the unique entrees such as the yellowtail tuna. The ambiance is described as a beautiful relaxation of farmhouse contemporary style, perfectly complementing their locally sourced, farm-to-table menu. The service is both superb and efficient, contributing to the complete dining experience. Specific dishes like the red snapper and ahi tuna are praised for being cooked perfectly and the staff is complimented for their attentiveness. Whether it's for the amazing brunch options or the remarkable zucchini fries, Boca - Sarasota is a must-visit for lovers of Contemporary American cuisine.
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