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Pomona Bistro and Wine Bar - CLOSED

481 N Orange Ave, Sarasota, FL 34236-5003
+1 941-706-1677
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Overview
  • Excellent70%
  • Very good14%
  • Average6%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
Travelers talk about
“souffle” (10 reviews)
“sweetbreads” (8 reviews)
“charcuterie” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours Closed
CUISINES
American, International, Mediterranean, European, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
481 N Orange Ave, Sarasota, FL 34236-5003
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Reviews (162)
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1 - 10 of 162 reviews

Reviewed July 2, 2017

Our first several experiences of dining here were phenomenal; and, as a result, we were recommending this place to all of our friends. Life's been quite hectic and a year's time flew by without dining here. Recently, we decided to return-with friends in tow. The...More

Thank Travelspirit
Reviewed May 28, 2017 via mobile

Located on a quaint, quiet street, Pomona pairs high class elegance with a welcoming warmth you feel the moment you step inside. Be prepared to crave everything on the menu! Offerings include sharable starters and sides, small plates, large entrees, an extensive wine list, and,...More

Thank jayluvsu
Reviewed May 22, 2017

Delicious food, expertly prepared, and served with the utmost professionalism. fEach entree and side dish was the ultimate in flavor, seasoning and texture.I hosted a dinner party with cocktails /appetizers served on the outdoor patio. Arthur, owner and dessert chef, was very accommodating. Perfect setting...More

Thank olmare2017
Reviewed April 10, 2017

Third visit (arranged by friends, otherwise it would not have occurred). The food is good but completely eclipsed by having to constantly do battle for attention. We finally received menus and a second pour of wine one hour after our arrival. We prevailed on a...More

Thank cooperpeterj
Reviewed April 1, 2017

Wonderful ambience, beautiful restaurant with a wide and varied menu chock full of natural, organic, locally sourced products, prepared with elegance and simplicity at the same time. Extraordinary desserts prepared in house, great service and simply a great place to eat.

Thank Derek H
Reviewed March 11, 2017

We were here with friends for an anniversary dinner, chose it from reviews. GOOD choice indeed. Of the things we ordered, the PEI mussels (in mustard/garlic/ saffron/wine) and veal sweetbreads (celery root puree, glazed shallots) were particularly excellent, and the whole stuffed branzino -- stuffed...More

Thank Stuart R
Arthur_and_Ryan, Owner at Pomona Bistro and Wine Bar, responded to this reviewResponded March 13, 2017

Thank you so much for sharing your experience, Stuart R. We are so pleased to hear you enjoyed the PEI mussels and stuffed branzino. It was truly a pleasure serving you and we look forward to your next return.

Reviewed March 9, 2017

We had a wonderful dinner and a great experience. The food was great! Our waiter, Christian, was so attentive and was always there for us during the entire meal. The menu was very nice and the restaurant got very crowded after 8 pm so reservations...More

Thank relldy01
Arthur_and_Ryan, Owner at Pomona Bistro and Wine Bar, responded to this reviewResponded March 13, 2017

Thank you so much for sharing your experience, relldy01. We are so pleased to hear you enjoyed the food and outdoor fireplace. It was truly a pleasure serving you and we hope to serve you again soon.

Reviewed March 7, 2017

Birthday dinner for my spouse. There was a large event going on in the courtyard outside and parking was difficult in the area. I'm glad we found a place. Loud table in a smaller room was distracting hence I recommend asking for the larger room...More

Thank Joseph M
Arthur_and_Ryan, Owner at Pomona Bistro and Wine Bar, responded to this reviewResponded March 13, 2017

Thank you so much for sharing your experience, Joseph. We are so pleased you and your spouse chose to celebrate with us and enjoyed your meal. It was truly our pleasure serving you and we look forward to your next return.

Reviewed February 7, 2017

The vibe is urban modern with excellent food and a wonderful staff. Beautiful dining room and separate bar area. The bartenders are excellent as well making creative cocktails of their own invention as well as perfectly executed standards. The menu has enough variety for everyone...More

Thank slscottxny
Arthur_and_Ryan, Owner at Pomona Bistro and Wine Bar, responded to this reviewResponded February 14, 2017

Thank you for sharing your experience, slscottxny. We are so pleased to hear that you enjoyed your meal and the cocktails. It was truly our pleasure serving you and we look forward to your next return.

Reviewed February 1, 2017

You are warmly greeted the minute you walk in. Restaurant is small, but elegant in its own way. Service was impeccable. Limited menu, but my husband and I had no problem finding the perfect dishes. Food was excellent. Can't wait to go back.

Thank 282marthad
Arthur_and_Ryan, Owner at Pomona Bistro and Wine Bar, responded to this reviewResponded February 7, 2017

Thank you so much for sharing your experience, 282marthad. We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed the food and we look forward to your next return.

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Restaurant Details

Good for
Romantic, Large groups, Special occasions, Business meetings
Open Hours
Tuesday
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Wednesday
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Thursday
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Friday
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 481 N Orange Ave, Sarasota, FL 34236-5003
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Sarasota
  • Phone Number: +1 941-706-1677
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