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St. Armands Circle

300 Madison Drive, Sarasota, FL 34236
941-388-1554
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Ranked #3 of 20 shopping in Sarasota
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Malls, Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Specialty Shops
Activities: Shopping, Dining
Description: Find over 100 specialty stores and restuarants at this outdoor mall.
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Marietta, Georgia
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20 reviews 20 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 NEW

A great place to spend part of the day. Many great shops(Lilly Pulitzer, Tommy Bahama)great places to eat/snack (Columbia's, Kilwins, Starbucks). Family friendly & beautiful atmosphere.

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Fort Myers, Florida, United States
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 NEW

Always stop in the area when I can. Nice spot with a variety of places to shop and eat. Plus it is on the way to all the barrier islands

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Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
17 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 NEW

There is a great atmosphere here with various statues and plaques. There are also nice shops surrounding the circle. Well worth a visit.

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Largo, Florida
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 NEW

Had a nice afternoon wandering around. Lot's of interesting shops and restaurants. Ate breakfast then shopped until ice cream time. Many options for both.

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Chicago, Illinois
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365 reviews 365 reviews
149 attraction reviews
213 helpful votes 213 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 NEW

When John Ringling decided to establish winter quarters for his world-famous circus in Sarasota in the 1920s, he purchased a group of islands off Sarasota. He had a vision in mind, a major tourist attraction with elegant shops, world-class restaurants and the finest of hotels. Although he did not live to see it, his dream is reality today. St. Armands... More

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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

We went in the evening and it was a nice, leisurely walking in and out of the many shops. You have to go at least once.

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Troy, Ohio
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109 reviews 109 reviews
27 attraction reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Hubby and I came here in the morning on a weekday, which seems to be the best time as it wasn't busy at all. Found a parking spot right away and got out to stretch our legs. The area is beautiful, lots to see. Most all the staff in the shops were friendly. Somewhat good variety of shops. Mostly knick... More

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Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
6 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

We went there today, did some fun shopping in all the little boutiques and had some great ice-cream. The St Armands circle is a fun shopping area with some regular stores but also some fun little boutiques that are showing something different. All in all we spent nice couple of hours here, good to be somewhat out of the sun... More

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Sunnyside, New York
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54 reviews 54 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

It's a circle and a "merry-go-round." We always end-up at the same circle. We've tried 2 restaurants (Venezian & Colombia & the Fudge Factory) and thought they were all quite good so far. We went with friends from Sarasota and Pennsylvania and everybody seemed to enjoy the restaurants. May go back to try other restaurants before we leave the city.... More

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Belgium
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28 reviews 28 reviews
7 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

Lovely outdoor shopping center where the girls shop and i go car watching with my son while eating pizza and having a beer. Friendly but upscale atmosphere not far from the beach. Driving back on the ringling bridge is awesome.

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