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239 S Links Ave, Sarasota, FL 34236-6926
+1 941-706-4740
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good14%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
239 S Links Ave, Sarasota, FL 34236-6926
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We had seafood and the burger. Our friend loved the burger. Our other friend loved her grouper special. We all loved the parmesan beignets. 5star. My husband and I had the seafood medley which had grouper and some other fish and lion fish and fingerling...More

Thank Terry K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My family in Sarasota recently treated my boyfriend and I to a fantastic treasure find while we were vacationing at Siesta Key Beach. I loved that a residential building tucked in a nice quiet neighborhood was transformed into a place for a unique dining experience....More

Thank tastebudtravelers
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Several of our friends had raved about Indigenous, so after "Season" was over, we made our reservations. Reservations are needed at least 1-2 week in advance during "Season". It is also a good idea to make reservations whenever you plan to visit. The restaurant is...More

Thank 3nj2fl
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A friend and I came here for a special event. Neither of us had ever been here so we decided to order a few different items and share. We both enjoyed every bite, and left nothing on our plates. I am not a fan of...More

Thank Mel W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is my favorite restaurant in Sarasota for 3 reasons: 1. The food is original and outstanding. 2. The ambience is relaxing and serene. 3. The service is wonderful. They have put out a completely new menu and I sampled one of the new appetizers...More

Thank brooke w
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Typical summer afternoon thunderstorms were rolling thru Sarasota we had a reservation for 4 on the porch of this converted residence in the historic part of town. It was protected and very nice. This farm to table restaurant has a small menu of very interesting...More

Thank Pete B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I had dinner there this evening and loved it. It's in an unassuming former house in a residential neighborhood not far from downtown Sarasota. Indigenous certainly lived up to its billing as a James Beard semi-finalist. We elected to be seated outdoors....More

Thank Waterlefe1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I waited a week before I posted this review because I wanted to analyze our experience over time. We arrived at the reserved time and were immediately seated. The place is very well done and it has inside and outdoor seating. We were inside. The...More

Thank Edward C
86LIST, Manager at Indigenous, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your response. I remember your experience when you dined with us that evening, as I was right next to your table. We are sad that out of the abundance of that fish ordered that evening that you did not enjoy it as...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We first discovered the restaurant 4 years ago while visiting SK. We absolutely loved the place then and when we returned to SK we couldn't wait to return. To ensure that we could get in I made reservations about a week or so in advance....More

Thank mgwis
86LIST, Manager at Indigenous, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your comments and being a return guest! We are sad to hear they didnt enjoy the burgers. Unfortunately we do not take temperature request for them because they are two very thin patties (think burger chain size) and by the time they...More

Reviewed June 3, 2017

Seated promptly upon arrival, server provided specials, Hook to Fork was my choice and a lovely bottle of Chardonnay. Chilled bottle was placed away from the table and she was always there when the glass needed topping off without interrupting. Our dinner was promptly served...More

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May 23, 2017|
Response from PeterAL10 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, I don't know if Indigenous offers gift certificates.
April 22, 2017|
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Response from 154golfer | Reviewed this property |
sorry, I don't know
February 13, 2017|
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Response from lwr05 | Reviewed this property |
Yes ask for a table in the wine cottage🍷😎
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$8 - $28
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Special occasions, Local cuisine
Open Hours
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 239 S Links Ave, Sarasota, FL 34236-6926
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Sarasota
  • Phone Number: +1 941-706-4740
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Beautiful remodeled old Florida cracker cottages, with an amazing outdoor seating area.
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