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3 Best Fine Dining Restaurants in Sarasota


Barnacle Bill’s Seafood
Voted the “Best of the Best Seafood” in Sarasota for 15 straight years and we can see why! After one visit, Barnacle Bills quickly rose to the top of our favorites list. Give yourself plenty of time to look at all of the menu options while enjoying a brew from their also rather large drink menu. Barnacle Bills also offers free valet parking if you are having trouble finding a close spot.
Recommendations: Seafood Strudel, Baby Gulf Shrimp Pasta
Hours: Mon-Thurs: 11:30am-9pm, Fri & Sat: 11:30am-10pm, Sun: 4pm-9pm

Crab & Fin
A favorite open-air lunch spot of ours on St. Armand’s Circle. Make sure to get there early as it tends to get busy during prime lunch time and dinner times. We suggest visiting for lunch as dinner is much more pricey.
Recommendations: Baked Brie Almondine, Baby Gulf Shrimp Pasta, Chicken Nachos, Fish Tacos
Hours: Mon-Thurs 11:30am-10pm, Fri & Sat 11:30am-10:30pm, Closed Sundays

Tommy Bahama
Conveniently located at St. Armands Circle, Tommy Bahama offers excellent dining and sweeping sunset views. After dinner stroll on over to Lido Key Beach which is walking distance from the restaurant and enjoy a cotton candy sunset.
Recommendations: World Famous Coconut Shrimp, Seared Scallop Sliders, Mango BBQ Chicken Lollipops, Blacked Fish Tacos, and any of their well-crafted cocktails.
Hours: Sun: 10am-10pm, Mon-Sat: 10am-11pm

Luxury Portfolios
8210 Lakewood Ranch Boulevard
Lakewood Ranch, FL 34202