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4520 S Tamiami Trl, Sarasota, FL 34231-3456
(941) 922-3797
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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: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations, Takeout

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  • 30
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  • 33
    Very good
  • 20
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  • 14
    Poor
  • 16
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Lives up to the DDD hype!

My wife and I dined at the Alpine Steakhouse last week while visiting relatives in Sarasota. It lived up to the Diners Drive-Ins and Dives hype! We had the Charbroiled Oysters for our appetizer and they were intesely tasty! The char taste along with the cheese was delicious although I must say... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 3, 2015
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Calabash, North Carolina
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Miamisburg
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16 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 136 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

My sister and I did a girls only trip the 3rd week of May and decided last minute to try the Alpine Steakhouse. We went on Thursday and we flew back home on Saturday. I could have ate here every night! We each had steaks, baked potato, and salad. Everything was just delicious! Our waitress Kay was super! You must... More 

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Calabash, North Carolina
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59 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

My wife and I dined at the Alpine Steakhouse last week while visiting relatives in Sarasota. It lived up to the Diners Drive-Ins and Dives hype! We had the Charbroiled Oysters for our appetizer and they were intesely tasty! The char taste along with the cheese was delicious although I must say they were tiny. Mary had the weiner-schnitzel dinner... More 

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Clifton Park, New York
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122 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

We come back every year and we love the food here. Mostly we had prime rib and steaks, and excellent. Good beers too.

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Seminole, Florida
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

My husband and I stopped here today close to 3:30 pm for a late lunch/early dinner. He drives a Chevy S10 and has a 10 ft trailer attached for work purposes (which means we took more than one spot). After keeping us waiting for 5 minutes in a COMPLETELY EMPTY restaurant, the host finally comes up to us and lets... More 

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Sarasota, Florida
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15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

I wish TripAdvisor had a way to give this place a 3.5. I've been buying meat here for a while and appreciate that they offer really good meats for grocery store prices. But when I had dinner there tonight, it seemed like they count on you not reading the menu carefully in order to boost sales. I ordered a steak,... More 

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Cincinnati, Ohio, United States
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

We were a party of eight and most had steak. We requested extra butter and when we got the bill, I was charged $1.90 for two pads of butter. No one else was charged. When I complained the waitress said she would adjust the bill. I paid the charge and she never adjusted my bill. On this charge for butter,... More 

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Sarasota
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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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 163 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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 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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127 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 134 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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Additional Information about Alpine Steak House & Karl

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

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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, Steakhouse, Delicatessen
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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