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meLange

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American, Bar, Wine Bar, Eclectic
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1568 Main Street, Sarasota, FL 34236
+1 941-953-7111
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6:00 pm - 2:00 am
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Sun - Sat 6:00 pm - 2:00 am
Dining options: Dinner, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Description: Casual New American/Eclectic restaurant open seven nights a week for...
Casual New American/Eclectic restaurant open seven nights a week for dinner, from 6PM until 2AM every night. Chef-owned and operated. We support local farms as much as possible.
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  • 6
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Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Exciting and Tasty

My friend and I had an excellent meal at Melange yesterday evening. The dining room is delightfully decorated. The service, by Lan herself, was outstanding, she is a delightful, low key and wonderful person. We had the trout, sweetbreads, fried calamari, and heirloom tomato salad. The food was... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 2, 2015
Dennis R
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Sarasota, Florida
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English first
Sarasota, Florida
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

My friend and I had an excellent meal at Melange yesterday evening. The dining room is delightfully decorated. The service, by Lan herself, was outstanding, she is a delightful, low key and wonderful person. We had the trout, sweetbreads, fried calamari, and heirloom tomato salad. The food was excellent, nicely but subtly spiced, only to enhance the dining experience and... More 

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Tampa, Florida
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43 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

Started off with cocktails taking recommendations from the attentive servers – "en Vogue" has Lychee Liquor, Elderflower and a Sparkling Riesling, it is quite refreshing, sweet and smooth. Of course I had to try the "Blue Mule" which is their take on a Moscow Mule – Vodka, fresh Lime Juice, Simple Syrup and Ginger Beer plus a fun twist w/Blueberry... More 

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Lan B, Owner at meLange, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review. My staff will be happy to hear all the great things you had to say about both Melange and Pangea Lounge. We're excited to have you back to try some more menu items in the future! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

Though Melange has apparently been around for a while, I inexplicably never had the chance to eat there until now. Fantastic menu, different rooms with very different ambiences from loud and social, to intimate and relaxed. Great sevice too! Sure to be my go to late night spot from now on. Congrats!

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Lan B, Owner at meLange, responded to this review

I'm glad you found us and am grateful for your patronage. We look forward to seeing you again! More 

Sarasota, Florida
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

Had the new menue item last week, so good went back 2 days later for another and again last night. Still the Greatest. A full meal for $12. Fantastic. Congrats to Lan again.

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Lan B, Owner at meLange, responded to this review

Thank you for being a great customer. My cooks will be happy to hear that you enjoyed the cheeseburger. They make everything from the bread to the smoked cheese in house, so I'm sure they will like to hear that their hard work has paid off! More 

Sarasota, Florida
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

4 of us went and shared everything. Had a great time. The food was excellent and they kept the orders coming one right after the other. Our first time and we will go back.

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Lan B, Owner at meLange, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review! We are glad you took a change as a first time customer & look forward to having you back. More 

Florida
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

We've walked by this restaurant many times and I wish we had ventured in sooner. Fabulous cocktails, tapas and eclectic menu.

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Lan B, Owner at meLange, responded to this review

I'm glad you made it in. Thank you for posting a review & we look forward to seeing you again. More 

Endwell, New York
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83 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

My friend and I enjoyed one of the best meals we’ve had in a long time on a Monday evening. We’re both fans of small plates because it’s fun to share dishes, and meLange certainly obliged with some inspired choices. We started with the Ginger Crab Soup (one bowl, two spoons), followed by the Pork Steamed Buns (three buns that... More 

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Lan B, Owner at meLange, responded to this review

The menu does change seasonally, and we support our local farms as much as possible. A few of the items you mentioned are always on the menu. I'm glad you enjoyed everything. Thank you! More 

Hololulu
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26 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

Excellent and very friendly service with excellent food. We ordered a range of appetizers and we're delighted.

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Lan B, Owner at meLange, responded to this review

I'm happy to hear of your good experience. Thank you for taking the time to review. More 

Upland, California, United States
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77 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

While the menu is fairly truncated and the wine list one of the most abbreviated on record, the food made up for these limits. Far from run-of-the-mill. We had the wild boar and the venison osso bucco. Both tender as could be, graced by interesting sauces and vegetables. The onion soup was somewhat different with a floating cheese croute. However,... More 

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Palmetto, Florida
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

We had heard good things about this restaurant and made reservations for the 8-course tasting meal with wine pairings. It was amazingly good with high quality wines and exceptional quality food. The interesting thing is that my dinner partner and I had different items for each course which we shared. Plenty of food and the price was surprisingly affordable. We... More 

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Additional Information about meLange

Address: 1568 Main Street, Sarasota, FL 34236
Phone Number: +1 941-953-7111
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 $12 to $25
Cuisine: American, Bar, Wine Bar, Eclectic

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1568 Main Street, Sarasota, FL 34236
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Sarasota
  • Phone Number: +1 941-953-7111

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD $12 to $25
  • Cuisine: American, Bar, Wine Bar, Eclectic

Description

Casual New American/Eclectic restaurant open seven nights a week for dinner, from 6PM until 2AM every night. Chef-owned and operated. We support local farms as much as possible.
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

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?