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4520 S Tamiami Trl, Sarasota, FL 34231-3456
(941) 922-3797
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Today
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Sat 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout
Good for:
Lunch
Dinner
Reservations
Takeout

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Visitor rating
  • 28
    Excellent
  • 31
    Very good
  • 19
    Average
  • 14
    Poor
  • 15
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    2.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Hidden jewel when eating out in sarasota during "season"

Had a party of 8 for dinner 3 nights ago, able to easily make a reservation for the desired time. The staff was very attentive and made for a pleasurable evening out with a large group. The schnitzel was fantastic and the selection of german beers good. The wait staff was knowledgeable about the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 18, 2015
blazer1958
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Sarasota
Good for:
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Takeout
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107 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Sarasota
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Had a party of 8 for dinner 3 nights ago, able to easily make a reservation for the desired time. The staff was very attentive and made for a pleasurable evening out with a large group. The schnitzel was fantastic and the selection of german beers good. The wait staff was knowledgeable about the beer selection and guided everyone to... More 

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Ridgewood, NJ
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240 restaurant reviews
128 helpful votes 128 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

I had read the Alpine's has a specialty of Turducken and as it was close to Thanksgiving, it seemed like the right time to have some fowl. The restaurant is on busy route 41 right at the corner. It goes by the name Karl Ehmer rather than just Alpine Steakhouse. The meat market forms one side of the building with... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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40 reviews 40 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

My wife and I were in Sarasota visiting and tried the lunch. We enjoy visiting local places that are not chain related and we were not disappointed. Good solid lunch, great service with lots of individual attention, all at a very economical price. We will stop next month when we are in Sarasota again.

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Osprey, FL
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130 helpful votes 130 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

After last year's lackluster experience dining out at a restaurant, our group decided to do a house party. Friends had told me about Alpine's dinner for two filet and how good and easy it was. Placing the order for 12 was a breeze as Randy was friendly and didn't rush me when I had questions. Husbands went to pick up... More 

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San Juan
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3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

We had a good lunch. Nice service. Didn't try the turducken but the sandwiches were good. Friendly service.

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Bradenton, Florida
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68 reviews 68 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

We have visited here before, and thought that it would be a nice place for a date. We were quickly seated and shared an order of charbroiled oysters. Sinfully rich and well-prepared, it was followed by gorgonzola salads... also delicious. My husband's steak came out perfect, and my steak/crab cake combo reinforced why we come here. Great food, great service... More 

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Sarasota, Florida
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65 reviews 65 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

Went with friends for prime rib. Excellent! Also the sauerbraten was prepared to perfection with red cabbage and potato pancakes with apple sauce. You just can't get that anywhere. And if you thought you might want to try something different this is the place. Old school restaurant with very pleasant servers and staff!

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Sarasota, Florida
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184 restaurant reviews
250 helpful votes 250 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

This is a meat lovers paradise. But if you like lobsters and crab, you too will be in paradise. We love to bring our colleagues here for the food is always consistently fresh, delicious and a crowd pleaser. The price are reasonable and the service is excellent. Come with the family, or as a couple, the veal made German style... More 

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Paphos, Cyprus
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

When we are over from the UK ,we always call at the Alpine Steakhouse. After a five year absence,we were looking forward to our visit however, this time, we were slightly let-down by the standard of food served. We'd like to clarify that the food wasn't bad but it was just rather average and have since eaten better dinners in... More 

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Horsham, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

Been here every year for past 8 years and always great food and pleasant staff. All sorts of steaks but porterhouse. (16 oc) and fillet both value for money. Will be back again!!!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 4520 S Tamiami Trl, Sarasota, FL 34231-3456
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Sarasota
  • Phone Number: (941) 922-3797

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Delicatessen, Steakhouse
Open Hours
Sunday
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm

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