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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
+1 941-312-6633
8:30 am - 9:30 pm
Closed now
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Mon - Sat 8:30 am - 9:30 pm
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Great place for a sandwich before a Saturday afternoon movie. Great hot Reuben and BLTs. Good selection of imported bottled beer.

Thank Thomas G
Reading, Michigan
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66 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

We couldn't even get past the first item on the menu: the Rueben sounded so good, on marbles Rye and with a side salad (greens, tomato and balsamic vinaigrette), that we both ordered the same thing and sat outside. There are no bells and whistles, but you get delicious food, very friendly service, and a nice place to fall back... More 

Thank belletristic
Siesta Key, Florida
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2016

As a family and as individuals we've been going to "Arieh's Place" (Burns Court Cafe - owned by Arieh) since it opened it's doors a few years ago and it has grown to be one of our favorite venues in Sarasota. Atypical in that it is a stay and hang out place - enjoy great wine, music and relaxing european... More 

Thank CAH324
West Bloomfield, Michigan
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31 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 1, 2016

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 September 21, 2016

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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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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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
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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

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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
Dining on a budget, Families with children
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: +1 941-312-6633

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