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1525 4th Street, Sarasota, FL 34236
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Ranked #44 of 862 Restaurants in Sarasota
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $30 - $30
Sun - Tue 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wed - Thu 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 1:00 am
Cuisines: Contemporary, Brew Pub
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Dining
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English first
Dolgellau, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015 NEW

We visited this restaurant three times in 2013 when we were vacating in Sarasota from the Uk. The food although expensive was very good indeed hence why we visited several times. However this year we are staying in the St Petes area and decided to travel the 45 miles to visit this restaurant again,we thought it would be worth the... More 

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Lakewood Ranch, Florida
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW via mobile

One of my favorite restaurants in Sarasota, I've eaten in the dining room several times and have also enjoyed the bar area for tapas and their excellent beer. Jorge is the brewmaster and if you have never been here try a flight of beers, you will not be disappointed. Darwin's food is exquisite, full of flavor and the presentation is... More 

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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

The place was popular and packed. I hear the food is good but won't go back. Both times there I was over charged for my drink bill. The first time I let it slide . The second time I found I was charged top shelf process for drinks That we didn't have. When asking for it to be corrected I... More 

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Bloomington, Indiana
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70 reviews 70 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
142 helpful votes 142 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

Darwin’s on 4th is cool. It’s just three minutes off the Tamiami Trail (41) and very easy to find. When you turn in, there is a great sense of arrival: you see the authentic red brick building covered with climbing vines. Parking near the entrance may be full, but there is more parking just down the alley. Up two stone... More 

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107 reviews 107 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

If you live in Sarasota or plan to visit this beautiful city on vacation, be sure to plan to have dinner at Darwin's on 4th. My wife and I have been coming to Sarasota since 2006 and have been impressed with the outstanding restaurants here. None better than Darwin's. Darwin is from Peru and the flavors are Peruvian infusion...Even before... More 

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Sarasota Florida
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50 reviews 50 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

Love the happy hour. The bar is cozy and wine and appetizers are reasonably priced from 5pm - 7pm. Had a nice cab for $6 and 2 yummy pork tacos for $6. My frends had the burger which never disappoints and calmari. It was a great way to relax after work and converse with my friends Parking is fairly easy... More 

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233 reviews 233 reviews
143 restaurant reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

OK I was there for the beer not the food as I had reservations somewhere else. But I was really liking the atmosphere and service so much I thought about just staying here. I really enjoyed their Ayawasca Dubbel beer.

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Venice, Florida
17 reviews 17 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

Our dinner group enjoyed a fabulous evening tonight. The spare ribs were a favorite, and I really loved my duck. Great service, atmosphere and the food is out of sight

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Chicago, Illinois
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109 reviews 109 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
93 helpful votes 93 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015 via mobile

Billing itself as a Peruvian restaurant, Darwins is not typical Sarasota. It does tone down the heat -- which for my taste is just fine. The skirt steak and plantains was excellent as were the other dishes of my party. They have their own brewery (if you like Guiness, try their stout). Our servers were spot-on friendly, helpful and efficient.... More 

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Clearwater, Florida
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24 reviews 24 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

I first heard of Darwin's at another event I attended where the chef was doing a food and craft beer pairing and have wanted to visit ever since. I got the opportunity recently when some relatives flew to Florida and my wife and I drove down to Sarasota from Clearwater to see them. I suggested we go to Darwin's on... More 

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Additional Information about Darwin's on 4th

Address: 1525 4th Street, Sarasota, FL 34236
Phone Number: 941-343-2165
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Sarasota
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday 5:00 pm - 1:00 am
Saturday 5:00 pm - 1:00 am
Average Prices: USD 30 - 30
Cuisine: Contemporary, Brew Pub

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