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Burns Court Cafe

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Coffee Shop, Sandwiches
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401 S Pineapple Ave, corner of Dolphin st., Sarasota, FL 34236-7023
941-312-6633
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8:30 am - 9:30 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 8:30 am - 9:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Outdoor Seating

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  • 18
    Very good
  • 2
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
How perfect! More than a coffee shop

My fiancé and I were in search of a little coffee shop during our last day visiting his family in Sarasota. We came across this little cafe and decided to give it a try. My vanilla latte made with almond milk was fresh, foamy, and deliciously roasted. We shared a goat cheese and spinach quiche that... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 5, 2015
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

My fiancé and I were in search of a little coffee shop during our last day visiting his family in Sarasota. We came across this little cafe and decided to give it a try. My vanilla latte made with almond milk was fresh, foamy, and deliciously roasted. We shared a goat cheese and spinach quiche that was to die for-delicate... More 

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New jersey
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5 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Quaint cafe. Had a delicious breakfast with a European feel, and sat outdoors. Came back in the evening for great music and dessert in their wine bar!!!! Delicious breakfast, great dessert. Highly recommend... Best new find in Sarasota!!!!

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Sarasota FL
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 via mobile

Whether you're local or visiting you won't be disappointed with this charming cafe located in the historic Burns Court district of downtown Sarasota. Owners are wonderful, food is amazing, nothing crazy fancy, just simple elegant fresh selections. Deserts are truly special! Don't miss out. It's the perfect place to relax for lunch or just enjoy a beverage & maybe a... More 

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Plainfield, Indiana
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23 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

My husband was fishing for the afternoon so I stopped here to kill some time before a movie at Burns Court Cinema. It was a great choice. The place is in an artsy section ("few streets" I guess I should clarify) of downtown Sarasota and the cafe itself is a nice, quaint French Quarter type cafe. I had coffee and... More 

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Sarasota, Florida
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12 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

Went to the Wine Bar section of the restaurant with boyfriend and another couple for light bites and to listen to music. They have live jazz on Wednesdays. Sat at the bar in the back and had a great time. Ari, the owner, is so pleasant and accommodating. He has a great selection of wines and is very knowledgeable. His... More 

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Stoughton, Massachusetts, United States
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56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

We were visiting Sarasota and met a friend here for lunch on her suggestion. It was the ideal place to meet, have a sandwich, nice glass of wine and great conversation. The sandwiches were very tasty and enjoyed with a nice glass of wine. As we hadn't seen one another in several years we had a rather long conversation, but... More 

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Sarasota, Florida
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65 reviews 65 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

This is a great little wine bar restaurant! Nice wine selection. Great tapas . Portions are small however great place to meet up with friends and they do not rush you to clear the table

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Sarasota, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

We stopped at the Wine Ba for a drink and some Tapas before going to a movie. What a charming little place! Reminds me of the coffee houses in Harvard Square in the '60's. The little appetizers were nicely presented and of good quality. The atmosphere is warm and the service friendly and casual. Not a fast paced place.. a... More 

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Sarasota, Florida
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75 reviews 75 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
123 helpful votes 123 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

Went here during dinner hours to the wine bar area on advice of a friend. I ordered the mahi mahi, which was listed under their dinner menu and was $12. What I received was an appetizer sized plate of what looked like table scraps off of someone else's plate. Seriously. There were some little cubes of overcooked fish and a... More 

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wellington
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5 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

Really! If I need to pay almost $10.00 for a sandwich, I would certainly like to have some contents between the bread! We all enjoyed our sandwiches but the lack of food was very disappointing!!

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Additional Information about Burns Court Cafe

Address: 401 S Pineapple Ave, corner of Dolphin st., Sarasota, FL 34236-7023
Phone Number: 941-312-6633
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Sarasota
Open Hours:
Monday 8:30 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday 8:30 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday 8:30 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday 8:30 am - 9:30 pm
Friday 8:30 am - 9:30 pm
Saturday 8:30 am - 9:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 10
Cuisine: Coffee Shop, Sandwiches

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 401 S Pineapple Ave, corner of Dolphin st., Sarasota, FL 34236-7023
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Sarasota
  • Phone Number: 941-312-6633

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10
  • Cuisine: Coffee Shop, Sandwiches
Open Hours
Monday
8:30 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
8:30 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
8:30 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday
8:30 am - 9:30 pm
Friday
8:30 am - 9:30 pm
Saturday
8:30 am - 9:30 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?