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Mattison's City Grille

1 N Lemon Ave, Sarasota, FL 34236-5730
941-330-0440
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Ranked #148 of 831 Restaurants in Sarasota
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $8 - $30
Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Sat 9:30 am - 12:00 am
Cuisines: American, Bistro
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Good for: Families with children, Bar scene, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating, Special occasions, Scenic view, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Description: Located in the heart of downtown Sarasota, Mattison's City Grille is perfect for Market Day Saturday breakfast, Sunday Brunch, lunch, dinner, late night dining, and enjoying drinks at our outdoor, covered bar with live music. Chef Paul Mattison has created an exciting al fresco menu from casual sandwiches, to brick-oven pizzas; from mouth watering lamb, filet and fresh seafood, to special salads and appetizers. You will come for the atmosphere and stay for the food.
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Linkoping, Sweden
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114 reviews 114 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

An excellent spot with outdoor seating and a live band playing in the evening. Food and service is excellent and it is just in the middle of Sarasota.

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Sarasota, Florida
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22 reviews 22 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

This is where to go for people watching. Outdoor seating with a roof overhead adds to the ambience. Most of the food is light meals so go for lunch or a light dinner before the theater. Service is leisurely.

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107 reviews 107 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

This location is prime for Sarasota. It brings in a very diverse crowd. The music and bar are always fun. The food isn't great, but not bad. Neat place to bring people for live music.

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Top Contributor
51 reviews 51 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

You only need to look from the outside and you are hooked ! The place is alive packed with people and a great band playing blues rock.Very friendly staff we had great service and nice food.Great casual dinning experience.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014 via mobile

First time in Sarasota and I've lived in the Tampa Florida area for 4 years ! I will this place rocks ! Affordable, great food . Good atmosphere and chill music . If you don't know what to get , try the pulled pork sandwich with the apple coleslaw on top , friggin choice !

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North East, Maryland, USA
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27 reviews 27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

The flatbread pizza's are wonderful& the peanut siarrcha wings are the bomb! The bands are incredible, We've been there three times in recent months & always loved it, the ambience is phenomenal too

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Goshen, Indiana
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43 reviews 43 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Always a great meal....and often a great band. Love the atmosphere and the wait staff. It's a "don't miss" in SRQ!

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leawood, kansas
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141 reviews 141 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

Lively, outdoor dining place. Band on thursday nights. Engaged manager. Good food. Good service. Good to people watch.

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Sarasota, Florida
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14 reviews 14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

Went to the Downtown Market today and stopped by Mattison''s City Grill for a quick bite and to get out of the sun for awhile. As always the service was very very good. My husband had the Shrimp Rangoon which was very good. I ordered the Calamari, it was OK but could not compare with Columbia's on St. Armand. Downtown... More

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Swansea, Illinois
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Food was excellent - fresh & full of flavor. Service was exceptional. Server was very helpful with suggestions & kept our drinks filled. Key Lime pie very good. Would definitely return.

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