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Drunken Poet Cafe

1572 Main St, Sarasota, FL 34236-5803
+1 941-955-8404
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good33%
  • Average11%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible7%
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“thai food” (27 reviews)
“yellow curry” (6 reviews)
“lobster roll” (14 reviews)
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Sushi, Asian, Thai, Japanese, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1572 Main St, Sarasota, FL 34236-5803
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Reviewed 1 week ago

If you want authentic Thai food, good atmosphere, and overall wonderful evening, look no further. A little pricey, but worth every penny

Thank Richard F
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The. Gyoza are homemade and delectable. We got the Lucas Roll: exceptional. Was told to get Sexy Man roll next time. Drunken noodle and spicy pork belly with brown rice rounded it out. Delicious. Since it's my birthday we got a dessert of a set...More

Thank Pheeeeel
Reviewed 1 week ago

I Love this place, the atmosphere and food is great. Try the Duck soup, its to die for. My friends had the pad thai which they said was delicious.

Thank FarAway31750003241
Reviewed August 23, 2018 via mobile

The four of us have been in this area for a combined 50 years without getting to this restaurant. What a shame. The atmosphere is charming, staff helpful & friendly, and food great. A mixture of traditional and eclectic Thai food and sushi. The four...More

Thank Schuyler5
Reviewed August 7, 2018

The ambiance and the friendly staff combined with the delicious menu for a can't miss evening out on the town.

Thank Stormywx01
Reviewed July 23, 2018

We had the pleasure of dining here for lunch the other day, and my daughter was so impressed that she took her family back the same evening. The cuisine is Thai and we ordered their Crazy Roll Sushi which consisted of tempura battered shrimp, rice,...More

Thank Pam W
Reviewed July 8, 2018

I am from Mexico. I am on vacation and there was a guy that knows perfect the owner and when he heard us speaking Spanish starts farting infront of my table and my food never arrived. God Bless America. But the amazing thing is that...More

Thank 489paco
Reviewed June 18, 2018

We are locals who finally got around to having lunch at the Drunken Poet Cafe. We tried several appetizers and between us had 2 types of sushi, fried rice, soup and chicken pad thai. The service was excellent- very attentive and helpful without being overbearing....More

Thank lhotaling8
Reviewed May 27, 2018 via mobile

It was busy even with it being Sunday night of Memorial weekend, but we got seated easily at the bar. The staff was busy but fairly attentive with all the people and the constantly ringing phone. I wasn’t angry to pay the price I did...More

Thank hodginc
Reviewed May 12, 2018 via mobile

So happy we chose Drunken Poet Café for dinner tonight. The service was excellent, and the third matched. We decided we would try the lobster roll. It was absolutely fantastic. Worth 30 bucks to try it. Everything we ordered was perfect. Seven of us and...More

Thank Willi1264
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$30 - $30
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1572 Main St, Sarasota, FL 34236-5803
    (Orange Street)
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Sarasota
  • Phone Number: +1 941-955-8404
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