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Ceviche Tapas Bar and Restaurant - CLOSED

1216 1st St, Sarasota, FL 34236-5502
941-952-1036
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Cuisines: Tapas
Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert

160 reviews from our community

79% Recommend
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Date | Rating
  • English first
  • German first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Sarasota, Florida
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

been closed!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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Sarasota, Florida
Top Contributor
61 reviews 61 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

Out of business. Closed for quite some time. Was good when first opened. Then deteriorated...... so sad.

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Orlando
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13 reviews 13 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2013

We went on several occasions there and we had a good experience. Decided to bring friends the next time and everything was a disappointing. Tripping A/C on table, chipped carafes & glasses, lousy service and food not authentic & americanized. Food was not impressive - must have been a different cook than before. Contacted the management - waste of time... More

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New Smyrna Beach, Florida
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6 reviews 6 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2013

Go there for delicious tapas, cool restaurant, great service! Highly recommend if you're looking to try a lot of different delicious tapas.

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Tampa, Florida
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46 reviews 46 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2013

This is a restaurant perfect for a trip with friends-the more the merrier! I've been to the various locations numerous times and still have not sampled even half the menu. A favorite of mine is the mediteranean salad. There is something for everyone but leave room for desert. We usually move from the restaurant area and have our desert near... More

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Cincinnati, Ohio
Top Contributor
83 reviews 83 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2013

I needed a place to chill-out for a while and get some food. I was very happy with my experience at Ceviche. Dined outside and enjoyed white sangrias and interesting and delicious seafood crepes right off their Brunch menu. Many interesting offering and was had to choose. Must go back many times to try them all.

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Venice, FL
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2013

My husband and I went for Valentine's (our second trip to this restaurant). As with the first time, the food was divine... Staff was helpful in picking out the right wine. The restaurant was busy, but well run.

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Sarasota
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74 reviews 74 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

WE had them cater our daughters book signing affair a few months back for about 100 people and the food was good but ran out. We paid for 100 people but lots of people was not able to eat because of the shortage. The manager was more concerned with the bar tab then with the quantity of food provided. We... More

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Longboat Key, Florida
Top Contributor
67 reviews 67 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2013

Went to Ceviche, which is located in an old historic building downtown Sarasota. It occupies 4 floors with food and beverage service. My wife and I went to the third floor which featured "Flamenco". The Musicians and Dancers were obviously Spanish (Maybe Latin American?). They played and danced just as I remembered seeing in Sevilla. They were followed by a... More

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Sarasota, Florida
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19 reviews 19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2013

Go to Ceviche to watch the sunset then go down a level and listen to music with a drink. If you eat there, don't expect too much. Their namesake dish, ceviche, is subpar.

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