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Der Dutchman Restaurant

3713 Bahia Vista St, Sarasota, FL 34232-2409 (Formerly Der Dutchman)
941-955-8007
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Ranked #154 of 852 Restaurants in Sarasota
Hours:
Mon - Thu 6:00 am - 8:00 pm
Fri - Sat 6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Buffet
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Blackstone, Virginia
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61 reviews 61 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2013

We enjoyed a wonderful lunch of very fresh and home cooked options. Our waitress was very sweet and attentive. The gift shops were amazing and had a variety of things for everyone.

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North Port, Florida
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40 reviews 40 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2013

I try to allow for problems and not be overly critical, but this is not, in my opinion, a very good restaurant unless you like huge buffets and overstuffing yourself. My husband and I went for breakfast, but arrived 10 minutes after they stop serving. I could not order from the kitchen (which is reasonable on their part), but the... More 

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Montgomery
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149 reviews 149 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2013

We have been to this restaurant many times now, and every time, we are still amazed at the variety of food, baked goods, and home decor that this restaurant has to offer !! We were visiting the area, and I had to take my husband and my extended family here for the first time. There were 13 of us, and... More 

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Sarasota, Florida
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16 reviews 16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2013

The food is inconsistent as far as taste. The Fried Chicken tends to either be over cooked or under cooked most of the time. The buffet price is too much for women, as most women and girls won't eat more than 1 plate of food. The buffet should include a slice of their homemade pie rather than their "chinese buffet"... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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140 reviews 140 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
93 helpful votes 93 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2013

On a visit to Sarasota, I stopped here with my wife and our son & his family. There is something for everyone in the lunch buffet and we especially enjoyed the extensive salad bar and the broasted chicken. Lots of choices in the hot foods area and the server was very friendly and enthused even taking time to explain some... More 

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Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania
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39 reviews 39 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2013

The Der Dutchman experience is one that has to been seen to be believed. This is a quality facility that focused on hot and tasty food with the emphasis on service. We scheduled an 11.30 morning lunch into our day. We parked in their large lot and took our time going in as the outside flowers and landscaping demanded some... More 

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Bristol, Rhode Island
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72 reviews 72 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2013

What else would you expect from the Amish community. The staff is so friendly and accommodating, the place is immaculate and the buffet is always being tended to. Every year that we visit Sarasota, this is a must. We have never eaten a la carte; always choosing the buffet which is very ample and very reasonably priced. On our last... More 

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Pembroke, Canada
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68 reviews 68 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2013

Every time we go to this restaurant we leave very satisfied. The food is genuine home made style in the Amish tradition. The broiled chicken portion was huge and moist. The turkey and fish were all tasty. The mashed potato is real home made. How they serve such quality food for only $13.95 is beyond me. We drive a long... More 

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Chicagol, IL
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106 reviews 106 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2013

Very good food, excellent servers, huge restaurant with a large gift shop upstairs. The food is traditionally German, Pennsylvania Dutch, Amish influenced, which is to be expected as it is in an area of Sarasota populated by Amish and Mennonite folks. They have an extensive menu and a very large buffet and salad bar. The salad bar has many items,... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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18 reviews 18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2013

Food is very good quality and variety of is a plenty! Health conscious folk are in mind when this spread is laid out – definitely not your typical American buffet. Butters and sauces are not used with copious amounts of salt and/or sugars to hide overcooked or otherwise bland recipes. You may not be “wowed” with an earth shattering meal... More 

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Additional Information about Der Dutchman Restaurant

Address: 3713 Bahia Vista St, Sarasota, FL 34232-2409 (Formerly Der Dutchman)
Phone Number: 941-955-8007
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Sarasota
Open Hours:
Monday 6:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday 6:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday 6:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday 6:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday 6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisine: American

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