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3131 Clark Rd, Sarasota, FL 34231-7320
(941) 925-0226
Website
Today
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 8:00 am - 1:00 pm
Tue - Fri 11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Tue - Sat 4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Sat 8:00 am - 11:00 am
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Good for:
Breakfast/Brunch
Reservations
Delivery
Late Night

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

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Visitor rating
  • 195
    Excellent
  • 52
    Very good
  • 12
    Average
  • 13
    Poor
  • 12
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Do not order the seafood

My snapper was cooked to death. I could not even cut it with a knife! I will not go back and do not recommend this restaurant.

2 of 5 starsReviewed January 21, 2015
grammy7229
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Sarasota, Florida
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
  • Delivery
  • Late Night
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284 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Sarasota, Florida
Contributor
18 reviews 18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

My snapper was cooked to death. I could not even cut it with a knife! I will not go back and do not recommend this restaurant.

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Sarasota, Florida
Top Contributor
114 reviews 114 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

We have eaten here for years...food is always tasty...large portions...and served by knowlegable wait staff. The only negative is try not to be seated on the west wall....the tables are too close and seating is tight. Surprise...breakfasts here are spot on!!!!

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West Rockport, Maine
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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

This is a cozy locally owned bistro. We visit here on weekends for breakfast and also take in dinners and special occasions. Sheri, the owner has specials that accommodate your palate and pocketbook. The wait staff is friendly and efficient. You can even take your own bottle of wine if you prefer. All the sides, soups, salad, breads are great... More 

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Newcastle upon Tyne, England, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
124 reviews 124 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014 via mobile

the menu has been changed to include a number of fish dishes . All four of our party chose Grouper with Prawns with different sides. Everyone enjoyed their meals and service , only pity was no one else in the restaurant on a Wedenesday to give the place some atmosphere. We shall go back again

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Chere D, Owner at DeMarco's, responded to this review

Thanks ever so much for your gracious review. We are delighted in learning that you enjoyed your visit with us. We will continue to expand our menu to include a nice variety of fresh seafood selections as our guest response has been remarkable. Please let me know the next time you visit so I can personally add a special touch... More 

Sarasota, Florida
Contributor
14 reviews 14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

My husband and I along with two friends dined at DeMarco's last night. The food was delicious and the service was great (Jo served us). We all had soup, salad and different entrees. All were delicious. We brought our own wine that enhanced our meal. We will be back soon.

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Chere D, Owner at DeMarco's, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your review! We are always pleased to know that your dining experience was enjoyable especially when you are entertaining friends. Please let me know the next time you visit so we can make it even better! Again, thanks so much! Chere DeMarco More 

Palm Harbor, Florida
Top Contributor
70 reviews 70 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

The service was great and very friendly, the food tasty, home cooked Italian. We went there for a brunch with friends. The breakfast was delicious, better than I've had at other places more noted for their breakfast. I haven't been there for dinner, but our friends say it's a great place to go and not dress up and avoid cooking... More 

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Sarasota, Florida
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

Emily a high school culinary arts student guided us through a fantastic meal explaining all our options ,she had an enthusiastic attitude,making a great first time experience a definite return date They had a great menus looking ahead to next year! George and Jane

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Saint Louis, Missouri
Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

The early bird menu is an excellent value. It ranges from 9.95 - 12.95 and includes BOTH soup and salad! The homemade soup was delicious (better than Panera), the salad was more than just greens - had cheese, eggs, tomatoes, onions, olives & homemade croutons. The bread basket had very large pieces of soft bread and this was all before... More 

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Sarasota, Florida
Senior Contributor
42 reviews 42 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014

My friend and I went to DeMarco's because I had heard what a wonderful experience and food they had eaten. It was true. Our waitress, Jo, recommended soups (the Jerusalem soup was just great) and the over-all food ( I had pasta and 1 large meatball--very good-- while my friend had veal parmigiana with ziti) both entrées were of generous... More 

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Sarasota
Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014

We have frequented many of the restaurants in Sarasota and we've developed a nice list of favorites. A friend suggested we venture out and try some new places. She recommended DeMarco's which always looks like it's closed when we drive by. Bottom line, we gotta get new friends. We made a reservation for 8PM during the high season. We knew... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 3131 Clark Rd, Sarasota, FL 34231-7320
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Sarasota
  • Phone Number: (941) 925-0226

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 1:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
8:00 am - 11:00 am

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