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Yoder's Restaurant

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American, Dutch
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3434 Bahia Vista St, Sarasota, FL 34239-7442
19419557771
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6:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Mon - Thu 6:00 am - 8:00 pm
Fri - Sat 6:00 am - 9:00 pm
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We've been going to Yoder's on and off for a number of years, and it's been consistently reliable on food and service. The fried chicken has a nice tasting, lighter breading than you will find, say, at Publix, and some of the side dishes, like the corn pancakes, are really special. This is a no-frills place with plain decor, but... More 

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Thank Diana G
Palm Harbor, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

If you want traditional, home cooked food, this is the place to go. We've been here several times, in fact, we basically planned to go to Sarasota today just to get lunch here. Yes, we visited Selby Gardens, but Yoder's was the main attraction. We walked over 6,000 steps at the gardens in preparation for our big meal. If you... More 

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Sarasota, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

They never disappoint- Friday dinner of abundant portion of all you can eat fried fish and sides- my coleslaw was sweet and tangy and delightful. The fish wonderfully crunchy and flaky- very light. I opted for their perfectly fried fries. My husband had their famous fried chicken with creamy mashed potatoes and a generous fresh salad with sweet fresh tomatoes.... More 

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Savannah, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

the food here is great all fresh (Amish owners) portions huge oh did I mention the pies?? This place was televised on 'Man Vs.Food' last year ...be prepared to wait in line but well worth it.Oh did I mention the pies??

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Thank Jim E
YodersAmishVillage, General Manager at Yoder's Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Jim, We love your comments! Thank you for the awesome review! We are so happy that you enjoy your visits with us and love the PIES! We are looking forward to your return! Sincerely, Becky Battles More 

Tampa, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I am always so surprised at how busy Yoder's is, there is always a wait and a line. Parking is a little bit tricky, but because it was around 8pm we found a space pretty easily. If you get a chance to visit their gift shop and farmer's market, definitely check them out. We waited about 30 minutes to eat.... More 

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Thank myfoodreviews2015
YodersAmishVillage, General Manager at Yoder's Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Friend, Thank you very much for your great review! We are so happy to hear that you enjoy your visits with us here at Yoder's Amish Village! We truly appreciate all your comments and recommendations! On behalf of the entire staff, we look forward to serving you again soon! Sincerely, Becky Battles More 

Sarasota, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

There is nothing bad on this menu. The atmosphere is warm and friendly. The service is always great. The food is TO DIE FOR! AND dont get me started on the pies...those big ole slices of heavenly goodness...oh my. Always leave room for a slice to share!

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Thank hilari marie h
YodersAmishVillage, General Manager at Yoder's Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Hilari, Wow! I loved all your comments! Thank you so much! I can seriously hear a big smile when I read your review! You are a wonderful advocate of our Food, Pies, and Service! Music to our ears! We look forward to serving you again soon! Sincerely, Becky Battles More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Yes, that's what i said PEANUT BUTTER PIE , do it, go and order it, then i dare you not to DEVOUR it. I treat myself once a year on my birthday, you have neber had anything like it! Now the rest of the pies are also legendary, and the food in general is the down home Amish cooking that... More 

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Thank Kym V
YodersAmishVillage, General Manager at Yoder's Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Kym, LOVE your review! Thank you so much! I absolutely love to hear your excitement for our Peanut Butter Pie! So happy to hear that you enjoy all the aspects of our Restaurant that mean comfort to you! We are looking forward to seeing your smiling face again! Sincerely, Becky Battles More 

North Port, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We have been to some great Amish restaurants including the nearby one(weren't overly impressed there) and we're excited to give this one a go. Stopped by on a weekday right at lunch time. There is front parking and side parking but.. I'd imagine at busy times parking and seated will be quite limited as there were not a lot of... More 

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Thank icemodeled
YodersAmishVillage, General Manager at Yoder's Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Friend, Thank you so much for your great review! We love to hear our guest experiences! So happy you enjoyed your visit with us here at Yoder's! You very thoroughly explained alot, which is wonderful for possible new patrons! Please keep in mind, on your return visit, if anything is cold or not to your liking we will happily... More 

Bradenton, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Food is out of this world! Had Yoders Key Lime pie for desert which is not tart like regular key lime, it's nice and light and delicious! Portions are generous! This is a must go to place if you're in the area!

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Thank AHolzy
YodersAmishVillage, General Manager at Yoder's Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Friend, We appreciate your recommendations and review! Thank you! So happy that you loved our Yoder's Keylime Pie! We look forward to serving you again soon! Sincerely, Becky Battles More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Very nice hearty breakfast and tasty lunch. Portions is more than you can eat. Amazing strawberry and raspberry pies.

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Thank 69andreym
YodersAmishVillage, General Manager at Yoder's Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Friend, Thank you very much for the great review! We love to hear from our guests! So glad you enjoyed your time with us! We look forward to your return! Sincerely, Becky Battles More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American, Dutch
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Large groups, Dining on a budget, Families with children, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Monday
6:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
6:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
6:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3434 Bahia Vista St, Sarasota, FL 34239-7442
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Sarasota
  • Phone Number: 19419557771

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?