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239 S Links Ave, Sarasota, FL 34236-6926
Tue - Sat 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Oviedo, Florida
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37 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

It being our first visit we had no idea what to expect but were pleasantly surprised as the night unfolded.The charm and ambiance was intimate. The staff is very attentive, entertaining and can assist in well informed pairings from the menu. The descriptions on the menu don't do justice to the creative complexities of the dishes. My wife used to... More 

Thank cferrell88
Fort Mill, South Carolina
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169 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Our friends who live in Sarasota told us that Indigenous was the one restaurant we absolutely had to visit during our five day vacation. I read some rave reviews and decided that it would be the perfect place to celebrate my hubby's birthday dinner. Since they don't take Open Table reservations, I called about ten days in advance and was... More 

Thank nancyolah
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

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 2 weeks 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
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks 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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 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 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 July 23, 2016 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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237 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

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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?