Sarasota's plush deep-water marina is within walking distance of downtown and is well served with alfresco and fine-dining restaurants,...
Sarasota Opera House
This elegant, 1000-seat Mediterranean Revival venue was built in 1926, and the two-month winter opera season is a serious affair.
Martinis and fat, juicy burgers are Patrick's stock in trade. A sports bar for the business set, this is a low-key place for a reliable,...
1287 1st St · interesting places nearby
Bijou Cafe information
When Sarasotans want a gourmet meal from locally sourced ingredients and an excellent wine before catching the opera, they pick this chef-owned fine-dining bistro across the street. Fresh seafood and French standards like steak au poivre are featured; the spicy shrimp piri piri is a signature dish.