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Mad crow - CLOSED

1525 4th St., Sarasota, FL
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CLOSED
Hours:
Sun - Thu 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Fri - Sat 12:00 pm - 2:00 am
Cuisines: American
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Description: A brew pub that opened about a fortnight ago. Enjoys Ed the food . The bartender is very knowledgeable about the beers they sell

8 reviews from our community

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  • English first
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English first
Sarasota, FL USA
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91 reviews 91 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2012

We enjoyed Mad Crow, but it closed. In the same location, is DARWIN'S ON 4TH. New sign; renovated interior. Still a brewery, but Mad's excellent small plates have been replaced with Darwin's large array of excellent Peruvian small plates. Music on weekends; lively bar scene. Interesting brews -- try a sampler. A fun place to graze in SRQ!

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Durham, North Carolina
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32 reviews 32 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2012

The bad news is that it is now closed. It is in a REALLY bad location nestled in next to the Trolly Station cafe and an alley. It's a nondescript building with a tiny sign I missed twice...and I knew what I was looking for. 8 months or so later, auf weidersehen. The good news is that it is under... More 

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Senior Contributor
38 reviews 38 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2011 via mobile

We came back to this restaurant after eating here once before and having a great experience. Our party of five was seated quickly and the waiter took our drink order. We ordered our food and my seafood chowder came out as well as a salad that was ordered. One minute later three of the five entrees came to the table.... More 

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Naples, Florida
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53 reviews 53 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2011

The positive aspects of this restaurant are the decor; the service and, if you are careful, some good wine bargains. The downside is the food. I have never had escargot that has been ruined by the kitchen. The chef at the Mad Crow managed to drown them in an insipid cream sauce. Bone marrow--one of my favorites--was included on the... More 

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Sarasota, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2011

I met a bunch of my friends at Mad Crow for a birthday party. It was a little hard to find but once I knew the cross streets I couldn't believe how many times I have driven by this gem. We started off with drinks at the bar. As our party kept growing, we moved to a large community table... More 

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Bradenton, Florida
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92 reviews 92 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
92 helpful votes 92 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2011

Had to try this new Beer Pub, the night after July 4th..now maybe the main Chef was on Holiday, maybe he was fired, but whomever was cheffing was not good.....Disaster from the start..the "Chowder" was supposed to be cream based, and it came out thick brown glue sauce, with one mussel,one shrimp, and a slice of a scallop that was... More 

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12801
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53 reviews 53 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2011

Lousy beer selection, Brewmaster was full of himself touting his brewing skills. mediocre place

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Summit, New Jersey
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45 reviews 45 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2011

I got a tip that this new brew pub had opened from a waiter at one of the ritzy restaurants on Long Boat Key apparently that's were the bartenders & waiters of the area like to hang out after work. It's located in one of the rare old Spanish style buildings in Sarasota. For a new place the staff is... More 

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Additional Information about Mad crow

Address: 1525 4th St., Sarasota, FL
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Sarasota
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Monday 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday 12:00 pm - 2:00 am
Saturday 12:00 pm - 2:00 am
Cuisine: American

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