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Gus 12th Street Cafe

2594 12TH St, Sarasota, FL 34237-2943
(941) 952-1172
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Ranked #224 of 849 Restaurants in Sarasota
Cuisines: American, Steakhouse
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English first
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

I just had a delicious meal from the 12th Street Cafe! I have not gone back to this restaurant due to previous bad experiences. I am happy to say that the new management team and staff are very friendly and the food has improved 100%! Well done! I will be dining here more often now that I know I can... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014 via mobile

We eat breakfast here almost everyday, and quite often return for lunch. All of the food is of the highest quality and excellently prepared. Try the fresh blueberry pancakes, bet you can't eat all three. French toast croissant topped with warm cinnamon apples, or corned beef hash are among our favorites. And the entire menu is available anytime. If you'd... More 

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Sarasota, FL
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71 reviews 71 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

Had the opportunity to visit 12th St. Cafe for the first time, for a casual business meeting, and it was a great dining experience! "A diner" in principle.. with a great menu, great service, and tasty food! Had the "chicken sandwich" topped with swiss and bacon and LOVED it! New owner casually stopped by to "check on how we were... More 

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Bradenton, Florida
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4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

They have excellent homemade soups. I've tried several meals here and everything is good. Diner is open for breakfast and lunch, not for dinner.

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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014

Breakfast has always been good quality and value here. Now has a new owner who could not have been more hospitable. So nice to have him personally to check that everything was ok and have a short conversation.

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Sarasota, Florida
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80 reviews 80 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2013

We always enjoy eating breakfast here on Sunday after mass. Breakfast items are good - especially 'hash brown potatoes' - crispy fried slices of potato! Yum!! Eggs are cooked to order and always on spot! The waitress who has been serving customers for years - - has a wonderful personality! She always makes the dining experience enjoyable. Coffee is good... More 

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Sarasota, Florida, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2013

Since moving here in January 2012 we have tryed several places but have found this to be our favorite breakfast and lunch spot. The owners Hal and Ellie are always eager to greet and interact with the customers. My wife and I are somewhat picky where we go to eat. Because of the excellent food, great prices, friendly staff and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2012 via mobile

Being from the Philly / S.Jersey area I love love live good diner food. Want a good breakfast? Here is your spot.

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Sarasota, Florida, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2012

12th Street Cafe is the closet thing you will find to diner food south of Jersey. If you are from the Greater Northeast this is the breakfast location you have been looking for. Felt like home...

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354 reviews 354 reviews
195 restaurant reviews
157 helpful votes 157 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2012

I don't think it is owned by Gus anymore...Looked like all new people to me today. Enjoyed a nice lunch. A bowl of Bean soup...homemade and a BLT..Along with a cup of coffee (yes refills) all for just over $8....plus a tip...Can't beat that price and good food anywhere else in the city

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Additional Information about Gus 12th Street Cafe

Address: 2594 12TH St, Sarasota, FL 34237-2943
Phone Number: (941) 952-1172
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Sarasota
Cuisine: American, Steakhouse

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