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“Our go-to brunch place” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Simon's Coffee House

Simon's Coffee House
5900 South Tamiami Trail, Unit G, Sarasota, FL 34231
941-926-7151
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Ranked #65 of 832 Restaurants in Sarasota
Price range: $7 - $12
Cuisines: Vegan, Café
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
sarasota,FL
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77 reviews 77 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 15 cities Reviews in 15 cities
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
“Our go-to brunch place”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2013

Food is great. Very organic feeling. Lots of interesting menu items. Eat indoors or out. We love it.

Visited February 2013
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  • English first
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English first
Ann Arbor, Michigan
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51 reviews 51 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 12 cities Reviews in 12 cities
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
“Hearty,healthy food for breakfast, brunch and lunch .”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2013

Eclectic,funky, a cross between a diner and a coffee shop, Simons,Just looks like a place for healthy and hearty food. Had breakfast there one day and lunch another. Really liked my lunch which consisted of a hearty cup of vegetable soup with what they say is a half chicken salad sandwich. The soup was chock full of vegetables, it was much like a stew and it had a wonderful, fresh, just salty enough taste. The chicken salad sandwich was on the most delicious multigrain brain and was so huge, 3/4 had to be taken home for tomorrow's lunch.

The place bustles and if I had any complaint at all it was that it was noises and too rushed to relax. I would choose to sit outside next time and I. Think it would be more laid back.

  • Visited February 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Simon K, Owner at Simon's Coffee House, responded to this review, February 13, 2013
Thank you for taking the time to write to Trip Advisor, we appreciate your input. We admit at times the restaurant is heaving with hungry people, some in a rush to get back to work and others wanting to enjoy a more tranquil lunch! We do our very best to please everyone but know that we are in 'our season' and this time of year is especially busy. Thank you once again for choosing Simon's.
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Sarasota, Florida
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58 reviews 58 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 14 cities Reviews in 14 cities
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
“Healthy Choices”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2013

It's a nice treat to have healthy fresh choices available for people. We have a family with dairy, gluten & vegan issues which were no problem at Simon's. I loved the combo choices too! I had the Black bean soup with the French salad. It is a little pricey but that's what you get for quality.

  • Visited January 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“Delicious, healthy eating!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2013 via mobile

This is a wonderful restaurant with lots of choices for vegans or meat eaters. Soups, wraps, sandwiches, smoothies, coffee. We had a chicken salad wrap,pea soup, black bean soup. All was yummy. The place was kind of crowded at lunch time and it is obviously a favorite of locals. Indoor or Outdoor seating with complimentary blankets if it is chilly.

    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Sarasota, Florida
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31 reviews 31 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 14 cities Reviews in 14 cities
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
“Quaint, cool and delicious”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2013

We have had lunch here twice and love it! Best sandwiches in town. best quality meats and everything is fresh. You know how you sometimes eat in a place and think, "Do they ever taste this? Why wouldn't they want to have the best potato salad, etc?" This place strives to outdo themselves. you can tell this with every bite. The London sandwich is great. My wife has chicken salad and loves it. Next, I want to try their breakfasts.

  • Visited December 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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