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Yoder's Restaurant

3434 Bahia Vista St, Sarasota, FL 34239-7442
941-955-7771
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Ranked #60 of 822 restaurants in Sarasota
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: American
Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Takeout, Delivery, Dessert
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Takeout, Delivery, Dessert
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 NEW

After seeing this reviewed on Man vs Food we made it a trip we would do on our honeymoon and I am so glad that we did. Although the whole complex is pretty commercialised now the restaurant was lovely. We got seated promptly by a friendly lady and our drink order was taken as we perused the menu. I had... More

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Contributor
11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 NEW

Amish cooking at it's best. The fried chicken is award winning and TV cooking shows go there all the time. Also, yo cannot leave without having a slice of pie, any kind. All natural and baked on site. Don't leave Sarasota without visiting!

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Taunton, Massachusetts
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 NEW

I heard about Yoder's many years ago on Paula Deen's show. It was fabulous. I had the fried chicken sandwich and the pecan pie. The service was great. I only wish I could have tried every dessert. I will definitely return on my next visit.

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Tampa
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62 reviews 62 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

First we went at 4 pm on a Saturday and there was a line, we waited about a half hour. I had the fried chicken with mashed potatoes and corn. It was yummy!y daughter had the Mac and cheese and I snuck a few bites. It was also really good. My husband had the chicken fingers which he says were... More

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Woking, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

Wife and i have been to Siesta key/Sarasota a combined total of approx 15 times...an dalways say we wil stop in at Yoders, well yesterday we called in for a take out. Grabbed a box of chicken. We reheated this and dried it out a little, however it was still gorgeous. Not a piece left! We also picked up a... More

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Venice, Florida
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14 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014 NEW

Soup of the day was cream of asparagus and saw no evidence of asparagus in the bowl. It could have been a cup of bland white sauce. The chicken salad sandwich came without lettuce and tomato which was requested when ordered and pictured on the menu. The macaroni and cheese that my grandson ordered had a black hair on top... More

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Norwalk, Connecticut
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22 restaurant reviews
89 helpful votes 89 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

I was completely skeptical, the pies look ooey-gooey-too sweet, but they are not. My gluttonous family ordered 5 or 6 different flavors and types (fruit, cream, custard, crumble top), and all were fantastic, easily the best pie I've had, we gobbled them in heartbeat, except for the custard, which my stepdaughter hoarded for herself the brat. Flavors are distinct, natural,... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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365 reviews 365 reviews
182 restaurant reviews
213 helpful votes 213 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

Yoder's restaurant, located in Yoder's Amish Village on Bahia Vista Street in Sarasota, Florida, is best known for its fresh homemade pies--lots of them. The menu lists 33 cream and baked pies, including Dutch apple crunch, key lime, chocolate pecan, baked peach, caramel custard, raisin, red raspberry, strawberry, peanut butter cream, pineapple cream, rhubarb and chocolate cream. Many people walk... More

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Lynchburg, Virginia
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3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

Yoders is a small diner that's never empty. Everything on the menu is ridiculously scrumptious, homemade, and probably not what you want to eat if you're looking to lose weight. Their pies are the best, but there's nothing bad on this menu . . . ever. Sweet, thoughtful service and a family environment is worth the visit whenever you're in... More

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YodersAmishVillage, Public Relations Manager at Yoder's Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the sweet review! Visit us again, soon. Shannon Emrich More

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3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

We took a quick weekend trip up to Sarasota and decided to give Yoders a try. I tried the fried chicken after being told it's the best. I have to agree. It's was juicy and tasted great. Did I mention there was enough for 3 people. Our server was extremely nice, I believe her name was Kate. The restaurant atmosphere... More

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