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Burns Court Cafe

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
French, Cafe, Mediterranean, Wine Bar
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401 S Pineapple Ave, corner of Dolphin st., Sarasota, FL 34236-7023
8:30 am - 9:30 pm
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Mon - Sat 8:30 am - 9:30 pm
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West Bloomfield, Michigan
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31 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Food was good, not great. the Music WAS GREAT !! limited menu, but tasty. We followed the Group we heard to Englewood a few weeks later.

Thank CAROLE s
Sarasota, Florida
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was introduced to Burn's Court Cafe about a year and half ago and fell in love with the ambiance and charm of this place immediately. I am always impressed with the talented musicians that perform in the wine bar paired with a variety of sweet and savory dishes in the French tradition. I appreciate Arieh's extensive knowledge of the... More 

Thank IslandGirl46
Sarasota, Florida
1 review
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 17, 2016

With the outstanding restaurants available in SRQ it is hard to believe that BCC can still be open for dinner. The wines are overpriced and the food only fair. I have had wonderful lunches here but will never return for dinner. Our server appeared totally overwhelmed by the few tables for which she was responsible and we were generally ignored.... More 

Thank Gail M
Burnscourtcafe, Owner at Burns Court Cafe, responded to this review

we are so sorry to read this review it is uncommon to us to have negative reviews. in general all restaurants do a lot of effort and hard work , as well our café. yes our food is not processed , greasy, or extra-large portions, we prepare all the food here. price is very reasonable , wine list extended over... More 

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19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 15, 2016 via mobile

Salads and sandwiches done with a continental flair. Friendly quick counter orders delivered to your table inside or street side. Ambience straight from Paris: comfy and gregarious.

Thank 579dianneo
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2016

This coffee shop is fantastic opens breakfast lunch and evenings has music every Thursday ,Friday, Saturday, the food is well-made very different

Thank Gloria B
Tampa, Florida
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 10, 2016

In the party I was in, the lunch salads did not come with any shrimp excluding the two small cocktail shrimp at the bottom. Another person ordered a salad and it did not arrive till 15 minutes after the rest of the party had received theirs. We spent 2 hours at this restaurant and it did not get any better... More 

Thank Matt H
North Port, Florida
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 27, 2016 via mobile

Great food and atmosphere. Variety of music from cuban beat to jazz and blues! Staff are wonderful! Wine selection is superb. Beef bolognaise was excellent. And the cappuccino is the best! Love to hang out there with my friends!

1 Thank Loraine V
Sarasota, Florida
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23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 11, 2016

We've gone to Burns Court cafe several times and the quality of the food is always excellent. From a simple coffee and croissant with homemade strawberry jam for breakfast, to their amazing quiches for lunch and on to the Black ink pasta or homemade pate for dinner and jazz Burns Court Cafe is a favorite. We really enjoy taking visitors... More 

Thank 44Suzanne
Siesta Key
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91 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 7, 2016 via mobile

Located a few blocks from Main Street in the old Sarasota District, the cafe is a great ace for breakfast. You order at te counter and your food will be served to your table inside or outside. Pet friendly restaurant. Great menu from omelets to scramble eggs croissant with goat cheese.

Thank Janine M
Sarasota, Florida
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30 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 23, 2016 via mobile

This little gem of a cafe is a bit off the main path but worthwhile! Good lunch, Cappacino & gelato. Friendly staff. Doesn't disappoint! Quiche is a good choice!

Thank Luvtravel999

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
French, Cafe, Mediterranean, Wine Bar
Lunch, Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
8:30 am - 9:30 pm
8:30 am - 9:30 pm
8:30 am - 9:30 pm
8:30 am - 9:30 pm
8:30 am - 9:30 pm
8:30 am - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 401 S Pineapple Ave, corner of Dolphin st., Sarasota, FL 34236-7023
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Sarasota
  • Phone Number: 19413126633

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