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239 S Links Ave, Sarasota, FL 34236-6926
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Tue - Sat 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Guilderland, New York
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23 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Dinner for 4 last night was fantastic. We all enjoyed the little cheese crackers, and the parmesan beignets were a delight, not to be missed. Three of us had the mushroom bisque, which was superb, 2 had the pork belly, which was spectacular. As I am unable to eat onion and garlic, most menu items are eliminated automatically, and chefs... More 

Thank Valerie I
Sarasota, Florida
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89 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Date night out with my wife. We had never tried Indigenous before so we went by the reviews in the community and Tripadvisor. The service was prompt, courteous, friendly and fast. The appetizers were outstanding. The fresh fish I she's were soooo good. We had the Cobia and Amberjack. The dishes were well presented and artfully prepared. The prices are... More 

1 Thank Rick L
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15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food was really delicious and fresh, but it was an incredibly small menu. I wouldn't come back, simply because there was hardly anything to choose from (maybe 8 options overall, starters & entrees included). I would've appreciated a larger selection! Also, it was pretty expensive considering the three of us only ordered one caesar salad, parmesan bites, and one... More 

1 Thank Ali B
Cape Coral, Florida
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had dinner outside and chose the specials. The menu is limited but the specials are distinctive. Very organic and great tasting.

Thank Patrick H
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Every bite was delicious. Unique combinations of flavors all blend together harmoniously. We will go back again and again

Thank nuthatch46201
Bromley, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were recommended this restaurant by a friend who lives in the area. Indigenous is off the tourist trail I think and you would not necessarily find it if not recommended. It is a converted house with outside dining. Very stylish but the main even is the Mushroom Bisque unbelievably delicious. The staff were extremely knowledgeable and friendly. The main... More 

3 Thank ange33lewis
Sarasota, Florida
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Perhaps The best restaurant in Sarasota. It is small with half the seating inside an old house and the other half on the patio. The patio is protected from the weather when needed. There is also a small wine bar that does have limited dining seating as well in a separate side building. The food is locally sourced and extraordinaryly... More 

2 Thank Glengariff
sarasota FL
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405 reviews
236 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 184 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016

Ok, this is not a cheap eats place and the menu is limited...(more wines on the wine list than entrees...I kid you not.) I have to tell you, though, this is an excellent place for a great dinner. Most of the entrees are fish or seafood, I will grant you that. One of our party had the shortribs, and they... More 

1 Thank jeanninelehman
Sarasota, Florida
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

Known for their farm to table commitment, each visit is therefore a surprise. A few standard selections are always there, but the specials are what to go for. Add to that a charming dining environment, knowledgable and down to earth staff and fair prices, it just cant be beat.

1 Thank BJontheRoad
Sarasota, Florida, United States
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112 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2016

Since our reservations were botched earlier this year, we've been back twice from the strength of our prior visits. Last week was the latest and thank god it was great: we were with my brother-in-law and sister-in-law. Since so many meals have been lackluster with them I was beginning to think he was a jinx! That wasn't the case Wednesday... More 

1 Thank Tony S

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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
$8 - $28
American, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic
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: 9417064740
Beautiful remodeled old Florida cracker cottages, with an amazing outdoor seating area.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?