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62 Bistrot

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1962 Hillview St, Sarasota, FL 34239-3607
+1 941-954-1011
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Closed now
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Mon - Sat 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Tue - Sat 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
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sarasota FL
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397 reviews
229 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 178 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I took my friend here for her birthday lunch. It was while Savor Sarasota menu was available. We both had the quiche, which was delicious. I was so looking forward to having French onion soup, as I have vivid recollections of the soup I had in Paris a year ago. While the soup was good, it did not have the... More 

Thank jeanninelehman
Sarasota, Florida
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23 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It looks right — a narrow rectangular room, calm French wallpaper, well-space tables. The menu is limited, as you would expect from a small kitchen; but the dishes are basic, gut-warming, and unpretentious — beouf bourgignon, duck breast, fillet of flounder in lobster sauce, chicken breast (alas, not thighs!) in a creamy sauce Normande. Two aooetizers to keep me there... More 

Thank Robert G
Bradenton, Florida
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35 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went to 62 Bistrot as we wanted to try a small place with great food. It is small like french restaurants should be about 35 places. And the food was great if you like interesting sauces. The waitress was Rosemary who was very friendly, and knowledgeable about the menu. It was only Savor Sarasota menu but had duck for... More 

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Santee, South Carolina
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A delightful, small bistro with easy parking in Sarasota. Although the menu is limited, it offers authentic French eating. After many travels to Europe, I was delighted to find true French-style cheese and pate plate, in-house made pate. The Boeuf Bourguignon was superb also. The service was great, helping us to select a delightful wine to suit our tastes.

Thank Linda B
Miami, Florida
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42 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016 via mobile

I had the three course dinner yesterday for 28$ I had an exquisite Soup d'ognion as starter , Chicken Normande as entree and chocolate crepe as dessert Everything fresh and delicious , prepared right on that moment The waitress was a very polite French lady from the SE of France, I had the opportunity to practice my French while enjoying... More 

Thank fercho29
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41 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016 via mobile

This is a beautiful family owned restaurant. It has excellent food and a delightful atmosphere. P It is a perfect place for a romantic dinner.

Thank SarasotaAnderson
Sarasota, Florida
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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2016

Small neighborhood bistro near Sarasota Memorial Hospital. Mom and Pop owner and chef. Good wine, excellent sauces and outlandishly good dessert crepes.

Thank Bette611
Dayton, Ohio
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2016

Highly recommend this little French jewel close to Sarasota hospital. Food was excellent and totally fresh prepared by French chef. Served by a delightful French server as well. Everything was wonderful from Gorgonzola Salad, Dijon Chicken to BEST crepes ever. Will definitely return.

Thank Peggybish
Kettering, Ohio
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2016

All dishes were prepared fresh. Highly recommend. The salads were really good. The pate was best ever. All of our entrees were exceptional.

Thank Louis F
New York City, New York
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28 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2016

A party of twelve people might be more than a small restaurant should have to take on. We sat for over an hour before our food order was taken. It was a prix fixe menu for "Valentines" (always a scary proposition). I ordered Onion Soup and Beef Bourguignon to avoid experimentation, and both were mediocre. Service was appallingly slow, and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$10 - $30
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Special occasions
Open Hours
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1962 Hillview St, Sarasota, FL 34239-3607
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Sarasota
  • Phone Number: +1 941-954-1011
Authentic French cuisine, expanded 100% French wine list.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?