Restaurants near Sarasota Opera

Restaurants in this area are known for Italian, Continental, Seafood, Contemporary American and American cuisines.

Some of the popular local menu items include Braised Short Ribs, Octopus, Chilean Sea Bass, Fish And Chips and Skirt Steak Salad.

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26 restaurants available nearby

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1. Green zebra cafe
new
3.0
Good(2)
  • $$$$
  • American
  • Sarasota

Great place to spend our anniversary. The fish was perfect. Will be back on our next visit to Sarasota!

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2. Bijou Cafe
4.6
Exceptional(1273)
  • $$$$
  • Continental
  • Sarasota
Booked 38 times today

Always a great choice for a classic dining experience.

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3. Cafe Amici
4.4
Awesome(475)
  • $$$$
  • Italian
  • Sarasota
Booked 17 times today

Very pleasant service

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4. Perspective Rooftop Pool Bar
0.0
(0)
  • $$$$
  • American
  • Sarasota

Get a fresh view of Sarasota’s arts scene at Perspective, Art Ovation Hotel’s rooftop oasis. While you quench your thirst with artistically crafted cocktails and enjoy imaginatively delicious selections of light bites, Perspective’s upbeat, laid back atmosphere will feed your spirit. The pool...

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5. Overture Restaurant-Art Ovation Hotel
4.2
Awesome(181)
  • $$$$
  • American
  • Sarasota
Booked 4 times today

Great food and great service! Exactly what you expect from a Marriott property restaurant.

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6. Element
4.4
Awesome(695)
  • $$$$
  • Steak
  • Sarasota
Booked 26 times today

Everything was outstanding. Definitely will go back.

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7. Clasico Sarasota
4.0
Excellent(280)
  • $$$$
  • Contemporary American
  • Sarasota
Booked 7 times today

We often eat here before the opera because of the location around the corner from the Opera House. This time we elected to sit outside because the AC inside was very cold. The tables for 4 outside are small so we put two of them together for our party of 4. The happy hour specials are great, and...

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8. Selva Grill
4.8
Exceptional(3226)
  • $$$$
  • Latin / Spanish
  • Sarasota
Booked 49 times today

It's my husband's favorite restaurant and now it's mine too. What a superb dinner, sampling various appetizers and the steak was out of this world. So worth the experience and the price!

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9. Duval's Fresh. Local. Seafood.
4.5
Awesome(2762)
  • $$$$
  • Seafood
  • Sarasota
Booked 60 times today

Excellent for pre-opera meal. Fish cooked correctly and well seasoned. Service propt and helpfu. Did not have Decaf espresso, but a complimentary cup of decaf coffee was offered and provided.

Top special
  • HAPPY HOUR
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10. Umbrellas 1296
4.0
Excellent(72)
  • $$$$
  • Contemporary American
  • Sarasota
Booked 9 times today

Excellent service, food atmosphere. Staff courteous and friendly.

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