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Mattison's Forty-One

7275 South Tamiami Trail, Sarasota, FL 34231
941.921.3400
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Ranked #98 of 828 Restaurants in Sarasota
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $8 - $30
Cuisines: American, Mediterranean, Contemporary, International
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Bar scene, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
Description: Chef Paul Mattison invites you to join us and experience Mattison's Forty-One's elegant, friendly, fun, and comfortable atmosphere. Winner of Florida Trend Magazine's prestigious Golden Spoon Award the menu includes fresh seafood; Mattison's signature meat dishes like lamb, aged beef, and duck; we have a complete tapas menu, including sushi, calamari, Chef Paul Mattison's signature Artichokes Esther, fresh salads, and more. Mattison's Forty-One serves lunch, dinner and Sunday Brunch. There is live music and dancing every night along with nightly specials and events including Early Happy Hour, Girls Night Out, Wine-Pairing Dinners, Cooking Demonstrations and more. The Galleria is a beautiful complete catering facility seating up to 100 people.
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Fort Myers, Florida
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91 reviews 91 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014 NEW

...hapened into this restaurant by chance on a visit to nearby Siesta Key. From the moment we entered, we felt welcome and the place just ooozed of upscale, yet comfortable ambiance. The placemats are leather, the silverware is hefts and our table / booth was crafted out of a beautiful granite. The menu was ample and varied....tried the Maple Farms... More

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Al Khobar, Saudi Arabia
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34 reviews 34 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

We took friends to Mattison's 41 to enjoy the "three course dinner." Each course was a European size, which we all greatly appreciated. The chef did an amazing creative masterpiece on each course. If you enjoy having a "party in your mouth" don't miss this amazing experience. The entire 3-course meal was only $29!!! It was our third time at... More

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chicago, Illinois
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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

We are permanent residents of Sarasota but the older host got the idea we were snowbirds and told us we were important. I let him have it but telling him that we frequently ate there and since he didnt think our business was important we would not be returning. I forgot to mention that I will tell my friends in... More

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Sarasota
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42 reviews 42 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

We visited Matisson's 41 for Bastille Day and had the thoroughly enjoyable evening that's the norm here. I had the special Bastille day menu, with chateaubriand,and everything was delicious. The french cheese platter was the perfect dessert for me, so I gave the dessert trio to my hubby. He enjoyed the reconstructed pot roast, which is the probably the best... More

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Sarasota, Florida
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70 reviews 70 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

This moderately priced restaurant is my favorite spot to celebrate anything. The food is always good, the atmosphere pleasant and the service excellent. Chef Mattison is also to be commended for the support he offers non-profit organizations in our community.

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Bradenton, Florida
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31 reviews 31 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

We went to celebrate the continuing Savor Sarasota specials ($30 for three courses) at Mattison's Forty One this week. We thoroughly enjoyed the food and service. I had the cucumber avocado soup, scallops over sweet potato hash and pear bread pudding for dessert and my wife had the bruscetta, salmon and flourless chocolate torte for dessert. The cucumber soup was... More

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

Excellent food (every time) & terrific service, all at a remarkable value! Bill the manager was very helpful & went out of his way to take good care of us. Jerry our server provided very attentive service. We look forward to returning again & again.

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Sarasota, Florida
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38 reviews 38 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

This is a great place to dine whether at lunch or a nice dinner. Great Happy Hour also!! I recommend it to everyone!!

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Top Contributor
91 reviews 91 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

We stopped in for lunch and were pleasantly surprised. The food was outrageously delicious! Staff were very pleasant. Chef Paul even came out & spoke with us. We even splurged on dessert & it was heaven. Perfect spot & I highly recommend!!

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North Port, Florida
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87 reviews 87 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

Served by Helena, excellent with service and recommendations. Atmosphere galore. This was our initial visit, we will be back! A must in Sarasota!!

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