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For 2
Date
Sun, 2/25
Time
11:30 PM
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Libby's Cafe & Bar

4.3
1938 reviews
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$30 and under
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Contemporary American
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Lively and casually sophisticated Libby's Cafe + Bar has won over the hearts and palates of Sarasota diners and visitors since opening in October 2008. Its Modern American cuisine includes creative Asian and Italian influences with small and large plate options. Whether it’s enjoying a Happy Hour special, lunch, Sunday Brunch, dinner or a special occasion event in the private dining room, value, quality and service consistency is paramount for this family owned café that thrives on genuine hospitality.
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Private dining
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
Contemporary American, Tapas / Small Plates, Comfort Food
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Hours of operation
Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:00am - 4:00pm;
Dinner: Daily 4:00pm-Close;
Sunday Brunch 10:30-4:00;
Happy Hour Daily 4-7pm;
Live Music Thursday's and Friday's 6pm-9pm
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Phone number
(941) 487-7300
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Smart Casual
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Executive chef
Fran Casciato
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Catering
Choose from three different menus based on price, bar and event or customize your own private dinner or special celebration; private dining rooms available on-site
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Hillview Ave.
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Parking details
Complimentary on-street and parking lot across the street every day
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Public transit
Within 1 block
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Entertainment
Thursday and Friday Nights 6pm-9pm Live Entertainment in the L Bar
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Special events & promotions
Private dining rooms are available with varied menu options to customized events based on interest and budget
Additional
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Cafe, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Dancing, Entertainment, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Outdoor Smoking Area, Private Room, View, Weekend Brunch, Wine

Private Dining

Private dining rooms offering casual elegance for 10-100 are available for business meetings, social and special event functions as well as holiday and bridal parties. Choose from a variety of off-the-menu options or custom orders, delivered with the highest quality ingredients and service.

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What 1938 People Are Saying
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4.3  based on recent ratings
4.4
food
4.3
service
4.3
ambience
4.1
value
Noise · Moderate
87% of people would recommend it to a friend
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caitlinn 
5.0  Dined 2 days ago

So yummy! I would recommend and go back! The food was excellent.

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BillF 
5.0  Dined 3 days ago

We love Libby's. The early bird menu is great and the portion are just the right size. We love how open it is when you can see out onto the sidewalk and street. Great ambiance.

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OpenTable Diner (Minneapolis)
5.0  Dined 4 days ago

Brought a group of 10 and everyone thought it was a home run!

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vipCapePrincess (Naples)
3.0  Dined 4 days ago

Libby’s is my go-to neighborhood place. I had a guest visiting and we went for lunch. I ordered the tomato caprese salad. It was overdressed and the greens were quite wilted. Bread isn’t served unless you ask for it. They ran out of salt and pepper shakers. The restaurant is getting rundown; the rugs are dirty and it just doesn’t seem as crisp as it once was. On a positive note, our server was attentive and friendly. All in all, though, I’m finding LIbby’s to be just average and it used to be very good.

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OpenTable Diner (Tampa)
5.0  Dined 4 days ago

We ate outdoors and so had a quiet table. Our server, Regina, was very helpful and pleasant. I alppewxiare their plant friendly menu

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OpenTable Diner (New England)
1.0  Dined 5 days ago

We have eaten there several times and always enjoyed it. This time, they simply didn't have their act together. A vodka gimlet was made with straight lime juice instead of Roses lime juice. There was no bread until just before dessert and it was cold. The crab cakes tasted like pepper. Overall, very disappointing.

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OpenTable Diner (Tampa)
5.0  Dined 5 days ago

All three ladies in my party enjoyed the food very much.

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vipToudeloo (New England)
4.0  Dined on February 18, 2018

Abrupt but efficient service. Blueberry pancakes were great, but waffle was hard as a rock. Fried chicken with spiced honey was yummy. For brunch, nice Bloody Mary bar and fancy mimosas.

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vipkenn (Washington DC)
5.0  Dined on February 17, 2018

The food, service, decor were all delightful. The
Cedar wrapped salmon was excellent, as was the filet.
The dining indoors was painfully loud with chatter,
90 on our decibel App

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Happyfoodie (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on February 16, 2018

Delicious food! Great place for a ladies lunch.

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