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Darwin's on 4th

1525 4th Street, Sarasota, FL 34236
941-343-2165
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Ranked #58 of 843 Restaurants in Sarasota
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $30 - $30
Hours:
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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Tampa, Florida
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41 reviews 41 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014 NEW

Dining at Darwin's is a memorable experience. The service is impeccable and the ambiance is delightful. There are plenty of parking spaces near the restaurant, so parking should be no problem. The food is delicious! If one sits at the bar by the kitchen, one can be delighted by observing the amazing skill of the main chef and his assistants;... More

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Adrian, Michigan
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Great food, drinks and atmosphere at this Sarasota jewel! If you like small plates you won't be disappointed with their Lobster Taco's or Spring rolls. Their Caesar and Chopped salad are yummy and fresh. And I really enjoy the Parmesan Fries and Plantation chips. The Sea Bass is very tasty, but don't fill up too much, you'll love the desserts!

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Top Contributor
69 reviews 69 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

Decided to try this restaurant this Friday and wow we are going to be regulars! Lobster Taco must try it! Duck OMG, risotto better then Italy, everything looked like Art and tasted better! Alejandra was our server and she was so good and friendly and helpful. I also saw other foods I must try!!! A giant hamburger went by and... More

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Sarasota, Florida
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26 reviews 26 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

From previous trips to South America, I consider Peruvian food some of the best in the world so we wanted to try Darwin's on 4th and we are very glad we did. The service, drinks, micro brewery selections and food were all very good. My dinner was one of, if not the best, duck entre I ever tasted. Darwin's overall... More

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Sarasota FL
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40 reviews 40 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Having lived in Sarasota for over a decade now, I wonder how this place was never known to me. It's a fun place in every way, the tavern, the bar the restaurant, the entertainment, the service, and then the beer, oh yeah the "Summerdayze" a brew from the in-house microbrewery. I am actually a red wine drinker, but this brewsky... More

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Sarasota, Florida
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

We visited on a Monday night for a meal with our international business guests, while the food was visually stunning we felt the main courses were a little overpriced. The server was very knowledgeable on the menu and everyone enjoyed their food, however the service was lacking given that the restaurant was nearly empty and we had one drink throughout... More

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Sarasota, Florida
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14 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

The skirt steak at this restaurant is consistently good I have eaten here several times. Also they have an excellent selection of ceviches especially the steak. They also have excellent cocktails including a really good pisco sour if you want authentic Peruvian this is it. The service is also excellent

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Atlanta, Georgia
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

What a gem for Sarasota! Unique, vivid Peruvian food flavors. Great change of pace from the usual run of restaurants. Beautiful building and decor with Peruvian antiques. Fun and comfortable ambiance. Occasional small music acts add a nice touch on certain nights. Interesting in-house micro brew with a variety of beer flavors, including unique Peruvian ingredients in some. Always a... More

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Apopka, Florida
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17 reviews 17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

My spouse and I had an overnight trip to Sarasota. We got rained out and had to improvised. We discovered Darwin's on 4th. It was a nice restaurant. The first part was the brewery that housed the bar and the live music and a small space for dancing. The second part is the restaurant with an opened kitchen. The entire... More

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Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

I am so glad I married a peruvian! Every time we travel he always knows how to find the gems and this one was amazing! We went for Happy Hour on Friday and their whole menu was between $5 & $6 Dollars for artesenal beer, tapas that were much larger than most tapas. We had the ceviche - AMAZING, AUTHENTIC!...then... 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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