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Restaurants and Bars In Bradenton/Sarasota/ Lakewood Ranch/ Venice/Palm Island

When it comes to great food and adult beverages, Bradenton, Sarasota, Lakewood Ranch, Venice & Palm Island offer plenty of culinary options. With local seafood favorites and many local mom and pop restaurants you are bound to find a place that satisfies all your cravings.  Besides amazing food, the gulf coast also has many choices to go out and enjoy a drink. Everywhere from Terra Ceia Bay to Boca Grande. Before visiting take a look at our list below to help plan for your vacation on the gulf coast. Also, give us a call if you have questions and we’ll steer you to the best restaurant for your specific needs. Mexican, Italian, American, Sports Bars, Pizza, and more.


“One cannot think well, Love well, Sleep well, if one has not dined well”.

Station 400

Popi’s Place On The Ranch


Country Pancake House & Restaurant

First Watch

Another Broken Egg Cafe

Pops Sunset Grill

Lock ‘n Key Restaurant


Local Area Lunch/Dinner:

The Cheesecake Factory

Wasabi Japanese Steakhouse

Texas Roadhouse

Gecko’s Grill & Pub

Casa Di Pizza

Poblanos Mexican Grill & Bar

Cafe Venice

Sharky’s on the Pier

The Crow’s Nest

Brew Burgers

Destination Fine Dining Restaurants:

Chart House Seafood Restaurant

Joto Japanese Steak House

The Beach House Restaurant

Columbia Restaurant

Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar

The Melting Pot- Sarasota

Bar & Grills 

Olearys Tiki Bar and Grill

Smokin Joes Pub

O Bricks 

Daiquiri Deck  (Multiple Locations)

World of Beer (Multiple Locations)

The Lost Kangaroo Pub

The Gator Club

Motor Works

Darwin’s Brewing Company

Ed’s Tavern 

Evies Tavern (multiple locations)


White Buffalo Saloon

The Naughty Monk

Island Time

Gulf Drive Cafe