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Cafe L'Europe

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431 Saint Armands Cir, Sarasota, FL 34236-1494
+1 941-388-4415
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Thu 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Sarasota, Florida
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My friend and I were in St. Armand's Circle last Saturday, October 1, for the Suncoast Jaguar Festival. We decided to have lunch at Cafe L'Europe. We made an excellent choice. A friendly woman named Joyce greeted us. Angelo, the manager, was most accommodating and seated us at a table that pleased us. We then were blessed with Lauren as... More 

Thank rosepink511
Bradenton, Florida
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Oh what a night! We were treated like royalty. The mixologist, Cassandra, prepared delicious cocktails and offered us a wine tasting to help decide how we would like to pair with dinner. The new owners, Ron and Joe made sure we had the best table in the house. The tableside shrimp pernod was so elegant and delicious. George had the... More 

Thank retiredtenter
Sarasota, Florida
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our previous experience at Cafe L'Europe was very pleasant. The friendly, professional staff, the menu, the food and wine were all wonderful. But last night's visit, topped all that! Our waitress Maria was very personable and attentive. The manager, chef, and owner all stopped by our table to welcome us. We feasted on tasty lobster escargo, crispy duckling, and blackened... More 

Thank bonwms4
The Woodlands, Texas
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24 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I had lunch today and it was awesome! Her lobster & shrimp salad and my crab & avacado salad were both perfect. The roasted piquell peppers and the sauce were great with the fresh crab and avacado. Her lobster was fresh and light and the hearts of palm was a nice compliment. The star though was my... More 

Thank OldTexasTraveler
Schaumburg, Illinois
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145 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

So glad we found this restaurant! We arrived and it was slow due to the night if the Presidential debate. Our server was Marianna (spelling?) She was wonderful, pleasant and helpful. We started with the Escargot it was very good, we had bread for dipping the juice, wonderful. Main entree my husband had the Lamb Chops, said they were the... More 

Thank Michele L
Orlando, Florida
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Dinner here at Lurope is always pleasant. I enjoy the staff the food and the atmosphere. I always feel well taken care of and very satisfied when I leave.

Thank sunshineCynCyn
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70 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

we've eaten in many of the St Armands Circle restaurants and this turned out to be a really enjoyable success. Plenty of room and ambience with a piano playing Friday and Saturday evening.We booked with Angelo who greeted us on arrival professionally and with a smile. Our waiter, William was massively attentive and one of our guests with allergies was... More 

Thank SKD111
west chester, pa
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have been going to this restaurant for the past 20 years - this year we were very pleased with our dinner as usual- new owners have taken over and there has been much updating. - very pleasant atmosphere.

Thank WestChester_PaAvalon
Ron M, Owner at Cafe L'Europe, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words. We look forward to your next visit. More 

1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Cafe L'Europe has new owners. The meal that we had was by far the best restaurant meal that I have ever had. The service was excellent thanks to our waiter Alfredo. The experience couldn't have been more perfect.

Thank John K
Orlando, Florida
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A couple we know asked us to join them for dinner, drinks and conversation. I knew before we left it would be a nice place with a good experience as it is over a two (2) hour drive from Orlando to get there. Well, I was wrong. It was better than we expected. It turned into a very leisurely dinner... More 

Thank Gene C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
French, American, European, International
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Business meetings, Families with children, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 431 Saint Armands Cir, Sarasota, FL 34236-1494
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Sarasota
  • Phone Number: +1 941-388-4415
Established in 1973 in John Ringling's original real estate office, Cafe L'Europe has become one of Florida's most distinguished restaurants. The original brick walls are enhanced with artwork from our Cafe Collection, distinctive archways, and Spanish terra cotta tile for a warm, relaxing old-world ambiance.Our award-wining cuisine and selection of fine wines from Europe and America strike the perfect balance of tradition and innovation that have stood the test of time and trend. Many of our signature dishes are prepared tableside for the added drama of a truly memorable dining experience.Cafe L'Europe offers indoor and outdoor dining as well as a temperature controlled veranda for the best of both worlds. Our private dining rooms can accommodate parties from 8 to 65 guests and we are open for lunch and dinner seven days a week.Our many accolades include the coveted DiRoNA, Sarasota Magazine's Best Elegant Restaurant, and Wine Spectator's Award of Excellence.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?