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meLange

1568 Main Street, Sarasota, FL
941.953.7111
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Ranked #53 of 834 Restaurants in Sarasota
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $5 - $18
Hours:
Sun - Sat 6:00 pm - 2:00 am
Cuisines: Tapas, Eclectic, Bar, Wine Bar
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Sarasota, Florida
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

My wife and I have eaten here on numerous occasions and Lan is a truly great cook. Fresh sauteed foie gras for $18. Menu has everything from mushroom strudel, ginger soup, ceviche, to short ribs, cornmeal fried calamari and pork steam buns with BBQ sauce and rabbit tacos. Small plates are ideal for trying multiple dishes. The champagne drinks and... More

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Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

we have been here before and continue to be pleased by the service and the menu. an added plus that a friend of us waited on us. shall we mention that she broke our wine glass. ! no we won't mention. we had a wonderful time and shared everything including two wonderful soups. so come - have a drink or... More

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Sarasota, Florida
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014 via mobile

Best concept in the area, well played guys! Everything is perfect! Just one thing... if wasn't for google I'll never noticed it.

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Sarasota, Florida
Top Contributor
55 reviews 55 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

I went last night with two friends. They have a wonderful specialty drink selection as well as craft beers and diverse wines by glass or bottle. My friends were more adventurous than I in the drink department, and they loved everything they got. I had a craft beer recommended by the waiter and he was spot on. The food was... More

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Sarasota, Florida
Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Yeah again!! My husband and I have never had anything at meLange that we haven't loved!! With my husbands hectic schedule we are often in a last minute/late night/looking for good food situation and meLange always fits the bill. Their menu is fresh, innovative, and fun! My husband tells me I am a picky eater but I always find at... More

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
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14 reviews 14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

Been there at least 5 times and strongly recommend the chef's tour, the only downside is you have to call in advance. Service is always good and the chef/owner always makes a point of coming out to speak to the patrons

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Sarasota, Florida
Top Contributor
52 reviews 52 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Finally got to experience this quality restaurant last night for a friends birthday. It was a perfect Monday evening for the three of us, quiet & relaxing. The restaurant itself is wonderfully inviting with nice touches of fresh Orchids at every table & cute little tea lights dotted throughout the restaurant. The small staff on hand were very pleasant, attentive... More

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Sarasota, Florida
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14 reviews 14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

One of our favorite spots in Sarasota! Great for late night food. Awesome food and service. Thank you!

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Sarasota, Florida
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

I love this place! Food is unique (e.g., rabbit tacos, duck springrolls, ginger crab soup), and the servings are a good size -- not huge, but just right. The service is the friendliest of any place I've ever been. Seriously. Servers are also exceptionally knowledgeable about the food and wine selections. This restaurant is a little hard to find, due... More

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Lan B, Owner at meLange, responded to this review

Thank you. I'm happy to tell my staff about your great experience with the service and food! Stay tuned for September - our generous landlord is planning a remodel of the facade to help make the restaurant easier to find. More

Sarasota, Florida
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19 reviews 19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

My wife and I went late nite after a movie for a lite bite. Everything was so delicious! Our lite bite turned into a not so lite bite because we could not stop ordering small plates, each being as good or better than the last.... Nice drink/wine menu too. Thank you melange, we'll be back.

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Lan B, Owner at meLange, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review Melange. I am glad to hear that you enjoyed your late night dining experience! More

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Additional Information about meLange

Address: 1568 Main Street, Sarasota, FL
Phone Number: 941.953.7111
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Sarasota
Open Hours:
Sunday 6:00 pm - 2:00 am
Monday 6:00 pm - 2:00 am
Tuesday 6:00 pm - 2:00 am
Wednesday 6:00 pm - 2:00 am
Thursday 6:00 pm - 2:00 am
Friday 6:00 pm - 2:00 am
Saturday 6:00 pm - 2:00 am
Average Prices: USD 5 - 18
Cuisine: Tapas, Eclectic, Bar, Wine Bar

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