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Libby's - Lakewood Ranch, Lakewood Ranch, FL

Libby's - Lakewood Ranch

4.4
4.4
1099 Reviews
$30 and under
American
Open in Lakewood Ranch, since October of 2019, the Libby's space is open, modern & minimalist. Delicious menu items, sophisticated wine and daily specials are at the core of all that we do! Cozy bar area, weekday happy hour specials, and beautiful outdoor seating are some of the unique features at our second Lakewood Ranch location.

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2 people

7:00 PM


Booked 64 times today
Experiences are available.

Additional information

  • Dining style

    Casual Dining

  • Cuisines

    American, Contemporary American

  • Hours of operation

    Tue–Thu, Sun 11:00 am–9:00 pm Fri, Sat 11:00 am–10:00 pm

  • Phone number

    (941) 357-1570

  • Payment options

    AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

  • Dress code

    Casual Dress

  • Executive chef

    Danny Garcia

  • Neighborhood

    Sarasota

  • Parking details

    None

  • Additional

    Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Takeout, Vegan, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

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Experiences

  • Love at First Bite Prix Fixe Menu $130

    Feb 9 - Feb 14, 2023
    Love at First Bite at Libby's for Valentines Day Enjoy a specially selected prix fixe menu One appetizer, two entrees, one dessert and a bottle of champagne with the option to add a bottle of wine for $20 Available lunch + dinner 2.9-2.14

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What 1,099 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant

4.4
4.4 based on recent ratings
  • 4.4Food
  • 4.5Service
  • 4.1Ambience
  • 4.2Value

NoiseModerate

Loved For

  • Sarasota / Bradenton

    Great for brunch

  • Sarasota / Bradenton

    American

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  1. M

    Mamak

    Tampa

    90 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    90 reviews

    Dined 3 days ago

    overall4food4service4ambience3
    The inside noise is way too loud and well beyond being able to converse with friends. Suggest you eat outside
  2. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Tampa

    3 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined 4 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    One of our Favorites! Our waiter Carlos was Amazing and Will continue to recommend this neighborhood jewel!
  3. p

    p3kids

    Columbus

    13 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    13 reviews

    Dined 4 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    Always a delicious meal! Chicken Milanese was excellent!
  4. GK

    GailK

    Chicago

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 5 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    a favorite with the locals and I can see why; food is delicious and the service is good. We reserved a table and when we went the table they showed us was right next to the hostess table (where people would stand to wait for their tables) not a good spot. We requested any other table and we were seated in a more private area. Thank you for attempting to satisfy your customers when you can.
  5. JF

    JennyFromTheBlock

    Tampa

    52 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    52 reviews

    Dined 6 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Another great meal with fantastic service. We tried the brussel sprouts appetizer along with our favorite avocado egg rolls and we weren’t disappointed. I don’t think I’ve ever ordered something here that didn’t meet or exceed expectations. Highly recommend!
  6. m

    maryp

    Tampa

    5 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    5 reviews

    Dined 6 days ago

    overall4food4service5ambience4
    Great Salmon. Husband had ribs and loved them. Server, Rob, was absolutely perfect... checked often and left quickly, properly attentive. A great evening. Good place to dine in.
  7. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Tampa

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on January 25, 2023

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Awesome experience! Our dinners were perfect-entree salad/pasta dish👌 Service was superb👍 Two different Managers came over to our table to see how everything was. Key Lime Pie is our favorite in Florida!💚 Look forward to returning☺️
  8. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Tampa

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on January 25, 2023

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    Always good.
  9. DT

    DrTed

    Washington DC

    43 reviews

    vip
    3.0

    43 reviews

    Dined on January 24, 2023

    overall3food5service3ambience4
    As always the food was great. We had friends in from out of town and wanted to bring them to Libby’s. All the food came out except for one of our friends dishes. The person who brought our food (not our waitress) said he would be right out with the dish. After about 10 minutes with no response our waitress came out. We told her and she said she would investigate. After another 10 minutes without any word my wife went to talk to the manager. At that point we were finally told the plate had been dropped. The food finally came out and our friend enjoyed it. Her meal was comped. The only gripe I have is that they didn’t keep us updated as to what happened over the 20 minute period. I realize stuff happens but we should have been kept in the loop instead of the dark. We do love Libby’s and will return.
  10. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Tampa

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on January 23, 2023

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Everything was wonderful! We had meatballs and NOLA Toast which everyone loved! We had a variety of dinners and everything was great. It’s a great neighborhood haunt!
  11. RW

    RobynW

    Tampa

    5 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on January 22, 2023

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    We sat outside for Sunday brunch, so it was quiet. Inside is one big open room & very loud. Everything was delicious! Excellent service, our waitress was Ashten & she was wonderful! We love it here!
  12. PR

    PhilR

    Philadelphia

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on January 21, 2023

    overall5food4service5ambience5
    Service was so good;and, that is what turns A good evening into an outstanding evening. The food was very good and a good value. For sure, we will be back,
  13. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Indiana

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 20, 2023

    overall4food4service3ambience3
    A darling restaurant but noisy and service was slow. One singer came completely wrong and no apology offered. We had reservations but asked about outside. The hostess wasn’t too kind about explaining we couldn’t sit our there for an hour becuz reservations do t include outside (wish your website said that - or Open Tanke). We may come back but not for dinner. Too crazy and unorganized.
  14. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Tampa

    4 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on January 20, 2023

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    Fun servers and good menu. Ribs are really good
  15. MS

    MichaelS

    New Orleans

    5 reviews

    3.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on January 19, 2023

    overall3food4service2ambience2
    I requested Parmesan cheese three times. By the time I finally got it my meal was cold. It should not take that long to bring a small bit of cheese to someone.
  16. DD

    DogDr

    Philadelphia

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on January 19, 2023

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    Excellent hot food. We had Brussels sprouts appetizer, pulled pork sandwich and orange chicken.
  17. DM

    DMW705

    Philadelphia

    27 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    27 reviews

    Dined on January 19, 2023

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Always good
  18. BD

    BillD

    Tampa

    21 reviews

    vip
    3.0

    21 reviews

    Dined on January 18, 2023

    overall3food3service5ambience3
    First off Libby has some of best wait staff I have experience, five star. The ambiance is pleasant but the resturant always feels over crowded and the noise level is one of highest around. Food is good. Portions good, quality good.
  19. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Tampa

    7 reviews

    5.0

    7 reviews

    Dined on January 18, 2023

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    sat outside bar area..Laura was wonderful! great service..great food!
  20. A

    Andyvonne

    Tampa

    7 reviews

    5.0

    7 reviews

    Dined on January 18, 2023

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Our server Rob was brilliant!!
  21. JP

    JP44

    Las Vegas

    18 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    18 reviews

    Dined on January 17, 2023

    overall4food4service5ambience4
    Went there for happy hour and had great food, great service! Prices are reasonable for regular menu but happy hour prices are great for drinks and food!
  22. MS

    MarilynS

    New York Area

    10 reviews

    5.0

    10 reviews

    Dined on January 16, 2023

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Conveniently located establishment, friendly vibe, good food & service
  23. KR

    KyleR

    Tampa

    11 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    11 reviews

    Dined on January 12, 2023

    overall5food5service4ambience4
    We had an excellent lunch. Crab sandwiches & burger were very tasty! Music was a bit loud.
  24. p

    patti

    Tampa

    32 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    32 reviews

    Dined on January 11, 2023

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Always good food!
  25. DD

    DonnaD

    Tampa

    35 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    35 reviews

    Dined on January 11, 2023

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    We had dinner at Libby’s with our friends. Dinner was great and the service was exceptional. Rob was our waiter, he is always great. Libby’s is like my kitchen when I don’t want to cook. It is a casual restaurant, go and relax!
  26. L

    Lou1927

    Naples

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 11, 2023

    overall4food4service5ambience3
    Food was good, service excellent.
  27. JT

    JT34212

    Tampa

    59 reviews

    vip
    3.0

    59 reviews

    Dined on January 10, 2023

    overall3food3service3ambience3
    We like Libby's @ LWR but they need to get some workers and expand the bar area for the casual happy hour folks..
  28. PH

    PeggyH

    Cincinnati

    5 reviews

    4.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on January 9, 2023

    overall4food3service4ambience4
    The atmosphere and service were very good. However the Dr. Pepper ribs were only mediocre, they needed more sauce.The Kale salad was good but the pieces could be chopped a little smaller, they were challenging to get on the fork.
  29. g

    gertie

    Naples

    32 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    32 reviews

    Dined on January 9, 2023

    overall4food4service5ambience3
    We made a meal out of starters. The black bean soup is very different and delicious, as were the brussel sprouts - love the cheese blend tht goes on top - something that almost prevented me from ordering them. The fried mac and cheese my husband loved; I felt it was bland. The soup when delivered - as noted had and excellent flavor but was cold; Our server took care of the issue but it should not have been necessary. We did choose to eat outside as at least there were heaters on the patio. Have been to Libby's at that location a dozen times since they opened in LWR, and the dining area is always freezing. Lunch , dinner, summer, winter - the dining room is simply too cold.
  30. a

    alice

    Naples

    40 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    40 reviews

    Dined on January 9, 2023

    overall4food4service3ambience4
    We are frequent diners at Libby's so obviously we really like it. However, we both ordered the crabby patty sandwich with no aioli on it, but asked for mustard on the side. As usual, a person other than out waiter delivered our food. Mine had a lemon on top of the bun, my husband's did not. I thought that was some kind of a differentiator between the 2 orders, but they were supposed to be identical. No mustard was brought. When I asked the person who brought the food for the mustard she said she our server, Aziz, would bring it. It was several minutes later when he finally showed up with the mustard so we had already started eating, not wanting the crabby patty to get cold. He left our table and then we discovered the bottom of our buns both had aioli on them. He never came back to check on us but checked on the table next to us twice. I finally got his attention and let him know. Then he asked if we wanted something else. We were pressed for time at that point and did not. It was quite annoying. The wait person should bring the order, make sure what was ordered is all there and correct. They should also check back to make sure the food is correct without the customer having to flag them down.
  31. p

    prettipoodle

    Atlanta

    24 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    24 reviews

    Dined on January 8, 2023

    overall4food4service5ambience5
    Good thing we made reservations. I arrived on time and was seated quickly. It was a packed house and it’s nice to be able to come in and be seated. The waiter was pleasant and attentive. He was knowledgeable of the menu and I loved his appetizer recommendation. I would go back and try other dishes.
  32. s

    staceyk

    Baltimore

    32 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    32 reviews

    Dined on January 8, 2023

    overall4food4service4ambience4
    This was our first visit to Libby's and it was great. We had to wait about 10 minutes before we were sat for our reservation as the restaurant was extremely busy (on a Sunday evening). Server Kristen was very good, attentive and friendly. We had the mac and cheese balls which were delicious. For entrees two of us had the Dr. Pepper BBQ ribs and they were amazing, tender, juicy and that BBQ sauce was so, so good. Our other diner had the Shrimp Scampi, which was not good, way too much olive oil made the entree inedible. The restaurant has a very good wine list and nice cocktails too. We will definitely go again!!
  33. d

    dinner

    St. Louis

    75 reviews

    vip
    3.0

    75 reviews

    Dined on January 8, 2023

    overall3food2service3ambience3
    I always get The Dr Pepper Ribs and they are really good but this time they were on the dry side not like having before.
  34. RB

    RandyB

    Tampa

    6 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    6 reviews

    Dined on January 7, 2023

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    Libby’s is fast becoming our go-to restaurant for lunch or dinner. We brought some out of town friends there for dinner on Saturday and we had a wonderful time. Our waiter from Morocco was attentive and entertaining. The food was excellent and because we are outside, the noise level was tolerable. The lower marks for ambiance were the result of flies. I realize we were eating outside and the restaurant can’t control flies but a screen might help. All in all I give Libby’s high marks for everything else!
  35. JR

    JoloR

    Tampa

    13 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    13 reviews

    Dined on January 7, 2023

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    We had a nice table for 2. Our server, Nelson, was very personable and accommodating. Their soups are always delicious, and I love the kale caesar salad.
  36. SS

    SherylS

    Chicago

    21 reviews

    4.0

    21 reviews

    Dined on January 7, 2023

    overall4food4service3ambience5
    We like Libby's. Saturday evening they were off just a bit. I think maybe the service was off. The waitress was nice but a little off. We ordered a pretzel to start and it is 4 pretzels not one large pretzel as we have had in the past. They were very good. My husband had the orange chicken and he said it was good. I ordered the honey salmon and it was tasty but cold. I did not send it back because we were with others and I did not want to make a scene. It was just an off night.
  37. M

    Maverick

    Tampa

    3 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on January 7, 2023

    overall4food3service5ambience3
    Service great, food mediocre and overpriced
  38. p

    patti

    Tampa

    33 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    33 reviews

    Dined on January 4, 2023

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    We live our convenient Libby’s. Our go to…
  39. PM

    PaulM

    Tampa

    32 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    32 reviews

    Dined on January 3, 2023

    overall4food5service2ambience3
    Good food as usual, however our server was a little "uninterested." It took her more than 10 minutes of us sitting down to even come over. No personality. Unusual for our frequent visits to Libby's.
  40. PE

    PatE

    Chicago

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on January 1, 2023

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    Delightful experience on New Year's Eve. Food was very good and the service was excellent. The only reason I didn't give 5 stars across the board was the noise level. Even without a full restaurant it was incredibly loud. We choose the patio which is overlooks the parking lot. Will definitely return.

Safety precautions

  • Cleaning & sanitizing

    • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
    • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
    • Common areas deep-cleaned daily
    • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
    • Contactless payment available
  • Physical distancing

    • Limited number of seated diners
    • Distancing maintained in common areas
    • Extra space between tables
  • Protective equipment

    • Waitstaff wear masks
    • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
  • Screening

    • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace

FAQs

Libby's - Lakewood Ranch does offer delivery in partnership with Uber Eats. Libby's - Lakewood Ranch also offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (941) 357-1570.

Libby's - Lakewood Ranch is rated 4.4 stars by 1099 OpenTable diners.

Libby's - Lakewood Ranch does offer gift cards which you can purchase here.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable.

Make a reservation

2 people

7:00 PM


Booked 64 times today
Experiences are available.
Google Map for Libby's - Lakewood Ranch

8445 Lorraine Rd, Lakewood Ranch, FL 34202-9010

Additional information

  • Neighborhood

    Sarasota

  • Hours of operation

    Tue–Thu, Sun 11:00 am–9:00 pm Fri, Sat 11:00 am–10:00 pm

  • Cuisines

    American, Contemporary American

  • Dining style

    Casual Dining

  • Dress code

    Casual Dress

  • Parking details

    None

  • Payment options

    AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

  • Executive chef

    Danny Garcia

  • Additional

    Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Takeout, Vegan, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

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