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Roessler's Restaurant

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French, German, International
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2033 Vamo Way, Sarasota, FL 34238-3147
941-966-5688
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5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Tue - Thu 5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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  • 109
    Excellent
  • 23
    Very good
  • 13
    Average
  • 5
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  • 5
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Overall a pleasant dining experience

Had dinner with another couple on January 31, 2016. The restaurant atmosphere and ambiance were very nice. Everyone ordered the lobster bisque and we all loved it. Excellent !! Entrees were a little above average but the duck entrée was a bit dry. April, our server was excellent. She was the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Pete Q
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Sarasota, Florida
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Nassau, New Providence Island
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83 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Fabulous food audacious maitre d. A friend of mine invited me and four other very close friends as her guests to honor her dead husband on the anniversary of his death. The lady was grieving and we were there to try to cheer her up and support her. She picked this restaurant against the advice of some other friends he... More 

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Thank By C
Sarasota, Florida
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Had dinner with another couple on January 31, 2016. The restaurant atmosphere and ambiance were very nice. Everyone ordered the lobster bisque and we all loved it. Excellent !! Entrees were a little above average but the duck entrée was a bit dry. April, our server was excellent. She was the perfect blend of being friendly, professional, and efficient. She... More 

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Thank Pete Q
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have eaten here many times. The food, service and wine list are always very good. We have never been disappointed. This is a family-owned restaurant that has been in business for years. Dining there is a satisfying experience.

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Oberursel
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39 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I spent a wonderful evening with very good friends from Chicago at Roesslers. We had asked to be seated in a quieter section. Perfect. The Service was a real treat. The waiter- Angelo- was attentive and very pleasant! Thank you Angelo. The variety of choices on the menu and the daily Specials was impressive. Two of us had fish as... More 

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Thank Simbas1958
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food and service was above average The hostess who met us when we arrived at 8:10 pm -- 20 minutes before closing --was decidedly cool if not openly unwelcoming which diminished enjoyment of the nice atmosphere and good food.

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1 Thank Victor M
Sarasota FL
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49 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2016

If you are drive from Sarasota, yes it's a 30' drive for sure, and you better enter the address into the GPS or good luck finding it. However, once you get there the experience unfolds first class from the venue to the menu. A very elegant stylish establishment awaits you. The motto is felt throughout - to serve you the... More 

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Thank foodone
Lakewood Ranch, Florida
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99 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2015 via mobile

We were truly looking forward to our first Holiday dinner in Florida. First impression. Would not come back. Expected a valet service instead of a self-park very dark area. A wait for a hostess to be seated in the rear dining room, drab decor with nothing festive about it being Christmas Eve. Seated at a table for 4 (we were... More 

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2 Thank Peggy M
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49 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2015 via mobile

We would not change a thing from start to finish. Our waiter, Mark, was friendly without being intrusive, helpful and knowledgeable. The hostess greeted us warmly and seated us at a window table with a truly romantic view. The service was timely without being rushed. We started with the escargot which was classically done with herbs and garlic. A great... More 

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Thank barbanddick
Ross-on-Wye, UK
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26 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2015

How nice to go to a proper restaurant with wonderful food and service. It was dark so couldn't appreciate the beautiful grounds surrounding it. Not cheap but you get what you pay for!

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1 Thank Janedaphne
Sarasota, Florida
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26 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2015

always a fine meal with superb surrounding and service - family owned and run - a nice place for a relaxing, pleasant culinary experience - Mark is exceptional with service and suggestions - in south Sarasota one of the best

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2033 Vamo Way, Sarasota, FL 34238-3147
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Sarasota
  • Phone Number: 941-966-5688

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 15 - 35
  • Cuisine: French, German, International

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Special occasions, Business meetings, Scenic view
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?