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Indigenous

239 South Links Avenue, Sarasota, FL 34236
9417064740
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Ranked #12 of 807 restaurants in Sarasota
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Price range: $8 - $28
Cuisines: American, Seafood, Bistro, Organic
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Good for: Outdoor seating
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Description: Beautiful remodeled old Florida cracker cottages, with an amazing outdoor seating area.
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English first
Davidson, North Carolina
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014 NEW

The food we ordered was spectacular. However, the menu was a bit limited for non-adventurous eaters.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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22 reviews 22 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014 NEW via mobile

My wife and I have eaten here twice and have had exceptionally good food and service on both occasions. Most of the ingredients, including the seafood, are locally sourced and the chef is a master. The wine list is comprehensive and the atmosphere is casual and intimate . There is outdoor seating for those beautiful, warm Sarasota nights. Indigenous ranks... More

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Thunder Bay, Canada
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34 reviews 34 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

It couldn't get much better. A great Sarasota evening, outdoor dining in the courtyard in a quiet oasis of Sarasota. The spinach and brussel sprout appetizers different and so delicious. Although one of our friends found the mushroom soup a bit too salty, he never uses salt. Our flounder served with tasty sauces were cooked to perfection. Wine selection very... More

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Osprey, Florida
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

Had an amazing dinner there last weekend. Would recommend to everyone to try! Our server was knowledgable and attentive yet not intrusive. Loved the inventive menu. Thank you for a very nice experience.

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Sarasota, Florida
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

Ate at Indigenous for the first time. Don't know why we waited! Setting is nice, service superb, food fantastic. There was nothing about it we did not like. The server was very careful about my food allergies, which is important to me. The menu is limited, but with food like this, who needs more! The beignets, offered as a starter,... More

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Huron, Ohio
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53 reviews 53 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014 via mobile

Best food, best waiter, best chef (OK, I am a Tremont/Cleveland person and so is the chef and owner). Get a seat outside. Nice little porch, great wines. Try the wild mushroom soup! It's so good! My favorite place in Sarasota!

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cambridge ma
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15 reviews 15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

We've eaten here regularly since the restaurant opened in 2011. I hesitated earlier to post a comment because in the first year or so I felt the cooking and service had more potential than what I was actually experiencing. It was as if the chef thought that just producing local ingredients on the plate was enough, or when a "creative"... More

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New York City, New York
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17 reviews 17 reviews
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

We loved the place. The fish was excellent. The beignets were scrumptious. The wine selection was good. The service was first rate.

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Farmington Hills, Michigan
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30 reviews 30 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014

First visit of hopefully many. The Red Snapper was excellent and so was the Cobia. Wild Mushroom Bisque is as tasty as I have had and the Shaved Brussel sprout salad was very different and delicious. Wine list is adequate and not exorbitant. Desserts were great we had Lavender Ice Cream, Olive Oil Lemon Cake and Apple, Strawberry Habanero Sorbet... More

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Sarasota, Florida
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2014

Fish selection poor. Zero choices for anything LOCAL. The Cobia that was touted as Hook to fork was FARM raised. Side dishes Pork belly tasty.. and bisque soup over rated. Wine selection was good. Service good too

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