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Sofrito Mama's

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Caribbean, Latin, Spanish, Puerto Rican
As featured in 3 Days in Sarasota
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935 N Beneva Rd Ste 613, Sarasota Commons Plaza, Sarasota, FL 34232-1344
+1 941-554-8786
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12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Tue - Sat 12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Sarasota, Florida
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A very small restaurant, only seating outside. It's hot inside and a bit cramped but it's totally worth your time. They have amazing empanadas, probably the best chicken empanada I've ever had!

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1 Thank hedah
Jackson
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20 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great service and food in this Puerto Rican gem. I suggest the beef stew! An experience to enjoy and expand your culinary horizons. Take out was quick and easy. Enjoy!

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1 Thank Kevin M
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Truly mom and pop dining. Greeted by friendly faces that make you feel like you were invited over for lunch. Nothin fancy, just good food cooked with love. We'll be back for more and getting two orders of plantains.

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2 Thank lyles1231
Florida
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

very helpful and friendly staff. Good food and large portions, Great selections to choose from.No long wait and they bring your food to the table. They ask if you were satisfied or if there was anything they could do for you.

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1 Thank jtwins
Meriden, Connecticut
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Found this little gem on a drive by. Awesome authentic food explodes in your mouth with incredible flavor. Very Friendly owners. A MUST try!

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1 Thank Schnatz1
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was attending an event near here and this restaurant was recommended to me by a friend. It's a simple place with mainly takeout food. I had the pulled pork with rice and beans. Really good food and extremely generous portions. I topped it off with an imported Brazilian soda. Had a nice chat with the man at the counter... More 

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Sarasota
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you want yummy, fresh comfort food that might be even better than you could make at home...try Sofrito Mamas. Family owns it, and cooks there every day. Cool, young couple loving what they do - which is to make people happy at meal time. Get the chicken, rice and beans and you won't believe the tender, amazing flavor. And... More 

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3 Thank Lala9009
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Great food and great people....would definitely recommend and come back again the food is delicious and reasonably priced

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1 Thank Toni C
Sarasota, Florida
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016 via mobile

Wonderful food and staff. Only drawback is there is no indoor seating so you need to sit outside or get take out. But definitely worth it.

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Wellington, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016

Fantastic family, fantastic food. Definitely missed now we're back in England. Never had Puerto Rican food before, and Can't wait to go back. Can't say more than that.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$8 - $13
Cuisine
Caribbean, Latin, Spanish, Puerto Rican
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Seating
Good for
Dining on a budget, Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 935 N Beneva Rd Ste 613, Sarasota Commons Plaza, Sarasota, FL 34232-1344
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Sarasota
  • Phone Number: +1 941-554-8786
Description
At Sofrito Mama's you will find mouth watering, home-style Puerto Rican cuisine. Our menu is filled with a wide array of reasonably priced, traditional meals for the entire family from fried appetizers, rice & beans, roast pork & stews, salads, to signature specialty dishes & delicious homemade desserts. Whether it's lunch or dinner, Sofrito Mama's Latin Comfort Food is just what you need to tickle your hunger fancy.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?