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“Great food, would like bigger portions, service can be slow” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Currents Restaurant

Currents Restaurant
1000 Boulevard of the Arts, Sarasota, FL 34236
(941) 363-2615
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Ranked #280 of 851 Restaurants in Sarasota
Price range: $20 - $25
Dining options: Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Reservations
San Francisco, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
101 helpful votes 101 helpful votes
“Great food, would like bigger portions, service can be slow”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2012

I've dined here many of times while staying at the Hyatt. The seating is comfortable, so it's a great place to have a meeting because there is lots of room. The staff is very friendly, professional, personable, and generally pretty informative about the timing, but I have experienced very slow service here on specific occasions as well. The food is very good in general. I haven't had anything bad here. I do feel like the portions are on the smaller side, with some of the appetizers being like drops in the bucket. At one point I was like, "OK, where did the other half go?" For example, I got their Grilled Shrimp Cocktail, and it was seriously like three shrimp with an entire bed of shredded iceberg lettuce to make the plate look even half-full. I think the serving sizes could be amped up a little bit to help bring it on par with the prices. The prices are definitely hotel prices, but it's still a fairly decent value. They do have a happy hour they advertise every day where they serve flatbreads. I haven't been to it, but it seems like a good value. Overall, I definitely have fun and feel comfortable here, so I continue to go back.

  • Visited January 2012
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Las Vegas
Senior Contributor
48 reviews 48 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 20 cities Reviews in 20 cities
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
“Normally don't like hotel restaurants but .....”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2012

We had lunch two days in a row here. Nice view - service is good too. Had the mahi-mahi fish tacos. I've had fish tacos so many times but this was the best. Don't know what the sauce was that accompanied the tacos but it was the bomb! Also tried the fish reuben - very different and delicious. Very nice place - great food. Liked their iced tea too.

  • Visited January 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Boston, Massachusetts
1 review
“Fabulous”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2011 via mobile

Very nice experience would love to come back! everyone was very nice

    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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St. Petersburg, Florida
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21 reviews 21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 10 cities Reviews in 10 cities
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
“Just disapointed....”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2011

This was our second stay at Hyatt so we tried the pri fix manu....salad was nice but when my Mahi Mahi came it had no flavor, there is no was the chef even bothered to put some salt on it, thank god our waitress was great and exchanged my dish and further made our experience better....I just wonder who puts out a dish like that in place like Hyatt restaurant.

    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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Sarasota FL
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40 reviews 40 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 13 cities Reviews in 13 cities
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
“Eat at McDonald's and save yourself $$$$”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2010

Yellow Fin Snapper - disgusting. presentation poor, - one side dish only otherwise a la carte.
Had an important business dinner and was sooooo embarrssed.

    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 1 of 5 stars Food
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