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Cafe Amici

1371 Main St, Sarasota, FL 34236-5616
+1 941-951-6896
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good19%
  • Average15%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible6%
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Open Now
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM Hours
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1371 Main St, Sarasota, FL 34236-5616
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a very nice dinner again andwill likely return. Of interest is that the restaurant does offer gluten free pasta and some shells. Prices are nt cheap but reasonable and it does have some outside seating

1  Thank mauserman
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Good varied menu. I had clam linguine and hubby the special Osso Bucco. Both very good. Had a great bottle of wine. Friendly service. A lot of places in the area are closed on Mondays so nice to find this open Entrees run about $30...More

1  Thank Annie G
Reviewed May 18, 2018 via mobile

When you hear the servers describe the specials you are ready to order the entire menu. Representative of what Sarasota is known for; home cooking at Ma and Pa establishments. Fresh cooked Italian specialities; meat, fish or chicken. I always start with the Eggplant Rotini...More

1  Thank JordanS8
Reviewed April 30, 2018

Our decision to go after the Sarasota Boat Show may not have been the best choice for a leisurely meal and conversation with friends. Cafe Amici was absolutely packed. Under the circumstances, the food and service were as good as one could expect. However, all...More

Thank Edward O
Reviewed April 6, 2018

The place in beautifully located in a nice street in downtown, with many other restaurants and cafes around. We got a nice table at the terrace, after asking for it, nice!!! The host- and seems like owner - kind of rude...he did not believe me...More

Thank Mauricio M
Reviewed April 6, 2018

Three points from me, but if my wife was looking over my shoulder she would insist on one. Arrived when they opened at 5:00 with another couple and we were given a nice table by the window. The waitress was prompt in taking our drink...More

Thank Joseph K
Reviewed March 20, 2018 via mobile

Attractive, white tablecloth restaurant with attentive service. Wine prices average 250 -300% retail (average to pricey) for bottles; per glass prices are outrageous. Corkage fee is $30.00 which is the highest we've found in Sarasota so far. Vegetable soup - $6 - average, Calamari and...More

1  Thank Jeffrey M
Reviewed March 9, 2018

i visited this restaurant last night with a friend and had a pleasant evening. The cuisine was much as I would expect from an Italian rerstaurant, nothing more nothing less and the wine list was very good with some unusual local region wines I have...More

1  Thank symonbuck
Reviewed March 3, 2018

Don't quite understand why this restaurant has the following that it does as the food is extremely ordinary for Italian. Starting with the bruschetta which was totally bland to the eggplant appetizer, nothing special, and the pappardelle Amici which was just OK why would anyone...More

Thank Joel G
Reviewed February 27, 2018 via mobile

The best thing about the meal was the bread and oil/balsamic mixture. The entrees (veal, mushroom ravioli and pappardelle Amici) were bland. No favor of wine, butter/olive oil, garlic or fresh herbs in these dishes. Very bland to say the least. The pasta claims to...More

Thank Teri T
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Joanne B
May 2, 2017|
Response from John And Nicole... P | Reviewed this property |
I'm a foodie so don't pay attention to happy hours. Sorry.
December 30, 2016|
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Response from Albert C | Reviewed this property |
Parking is best about two blocks away on North Palm Ave. in the city garage.
October 8, 2016|
Response from TEQUILA14 | Reviewed this property |
Is a smart casual place, authentic Italian.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$7 - $26
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Special occasions, Romantic, Large groups, Families with children, Business meetings, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
4:30 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1371 Main St, Sarasota, FL 34236-5616
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Sarasota
  • Phone Number: +1 941-951-6896
  • E-mail
Open monday to friday lunch from 11 to 2 pm and dinner from 5 pm. call for summer hours
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