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Maison Blanche

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French, European, International, Contemporary
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2605 Gulf of Mexico Dr, Longboat Key, FL 34228-3106 (4 miles from St Armond's Circle; and 6 miles downtown Sarasota)
+1 941-383-8088
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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Tue - Sun 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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Lakewood Ranch, Florida
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29 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Living for 6 years in this area we never heard of Maison Blanche and it seems to exist for 16 years already. You would not find it if you would drive by. Hence you need an article and that is also how we found it. More importantly you get here something far elevated above the handful of other of top... More 

Thank Hans M
Tallahassee, Florida
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38 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have finally dinned at Maison Blanche after two years of never being here when it is opened. Every single aspect of our time there was Splendide! The ambiance left the beach behind as did the beautiful owner who greeted us. Jose, the younger, was our wonderful server and his recommendations were just perfect. My husband and I had high... More 

Thank Susan D
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19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Life is wonderful at 80 years of age. Especially as every year my oldest son, Pat, takes me and his family to Maison Blanche on Longboat Key, FL. for a gastronomical delight on my birthday. The Chef and Owner, Jose Martinez, has a command over fine food and wine that is unsurpassed in my young 80 years on this earth.... More 

Thank GeneatBest
Maitland, Florida
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59 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Due to the red tide plague we were the only couple there for the first hour, but they were very nice. The food was expensive but quite good.

Thank jgscott
Sarasota, Florida
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016

The food. presentation, and the exceptional service made for a wonderful evening. The menu is limited only by availability of fresh ingredients. Jose, (pronounced "Joe say") the owner/chef is from a Michelin Starred restaurant in France and takes pride in providing the best dining experience possible from great entrees to the well trained staff. Enough said. Go and enjoy! You... More 

1 Thank Jbunger2
Longboat Key, Florida
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25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 26, 2016

One of the best places to eat on Longboat Key. French cuisine, lovely and Beyonce. A must for dining while staying on the Key.

Thank jlrw524
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68 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 15, 2016

Everything we orders was wonderful! the Service could not have been better. I was amazed to find such a good restaurant in this ares.

Thank Florence A
Longboat Key, Florida
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37 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 15, 2016

We had a special-occasion dinner at Maison Blanche. We found the a la carte menu to be limited, and the food, presentation, and ambiance to be less special than we might have expected. The service was excellent. Thus, while our dinner was good, we were disappointed that the experience hadn't lived up to our expectations.

2 Thank BeachComber4305
Longboat Key, Florida
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98 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 10, 2016

Maison Blanche is in a nondescript old motel turned condo, but the restaurant itself is elegant and the finest of French cuisine, ambiance, service and wines that you will find anywhere. It is a gem and a must-visit for anyone who is a foodie.

1 Thank kneel126
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4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 29, 2016 via mobile

This is first class! ! If you want a food sensation..... Attention paid to every detail of a first class dining experience this is it ! Dining here is a pleasure of the mouth !

Thank Daniella L

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$30 - $65
French, European, International, Contemporary
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special occasions, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2605 Gulf of Mexico Dr, Longboat Key, FL 34228-3106
    (4 miles from St Armond's Circle; and 6 miles downtown Sarasota)
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Longboat Key
  • Phone Number: +1 941-383-8088
Maison Blanche, or “white house” in French, embodies the ultimate in sophistication; simple yet elegant, a modern but still-classic approach to dining. Maison Blanche enjoys a reputation as THE BEST restaurant in the Sarasota area and one of the finest in the state of Florida due to the consistent high quality of food and service.

Both the luxurious decor and the incredibly sumptuous menu bring your dining experience to life. Every detail of your meal is approached with the sole purpose of making your evening and the occasion truly memorable. With a menu featuring only the finest cuts of meat, the freshest seafood, poultry, game and produce, renowned chef, Jose Martinez creates meals that delight the palate from start to finish.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?