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Mattison's City Grille

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner
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STARTERS
$10.0
Goat Cheese Bruschetta
marinated tomatoes, fresh basil-pesto goat cheese, aged Parmesan, grilled rustic bread, basil olive oil, aged balsamic drizzle
$12.0
Calamari
crispy flash fried, jalapeño tartar sauce, fresh marinara
$11.0
Artichokes Esther-style
crispy artichoke hearts, tomato, lemon, caper butter, aged Parmesan
$14.0
Shrimp Rangoon
tempura fried Gulf shrimp, cream cheese, Thai chili sauce, sweet soy drizzle
$16.0
Crab Cakes
Maryland lump crab, red pepper coulis, jalapeño tartar sauce
$12.0
Crispy Chicken Wings
drumettes, choice of buffalo, honey barbecue or Thai chili sauce
$5.0
Brick Oven Pizza By the Slice
our chef's daily creation, one vegetarian and one meat style
SOUP & SALADS
Cup $6.0
Bowl $9.0
New England Style Clam Chowder
oyster crackers
$9.0
Mattison's House Salad
Uriah Farm's seasonal greens, vine ripened tomatoes, toasted pine nuts, Gorgonzola blue cheese, balsamic vinaigrette
$9.0
Grilled Freebird Farms Chicken $14.0
Grilled Gulf Shrimp $17.0
Red Caesar Salad
hearts of romaine lettuce, diced tomatoes, garlic croutons, traditional dressing
$12.0
Kale Apple Salad
walnuts, carrots, spinach, Brussels sprouts, cranberries, shredded asiago, white balsamic vinaigrette
$17.0
Teriyaki Shrimp Salad
Togarashi seared shrimp, crispy romaine, cabbage, mandarin oranges, spring onions, macadamia nuts, crispy won tons, pineapple, toasted sesame dressing
$15.0
Grilled Norwegian Salmon Salad
grilled salmon, Uriah Farm's seasonal greens, cucumbers, tomatoes, pepperoncini, cusabi dressing
$16.0
FreeBird Farms Chicken Salad
grilled chicken, Uriah Farm's seasonal greens, bacon, strawberries, walnuts, cranberries, tomatoes, blue cheese, white balsamic vinaigrette
$19.0
Niman Ranch Steak Salad
grilled mesquite marinated bistro filet, sauteed red onion, Roma tomatoes, green beans, Gorgonzola, ripe avocado, roasted potato, chipotle vinaigrette
$19.0
Greek Salad
New Zealand baby lamb chops, mixed greens, romaine hearts, goat cheese, kalamata olives, grilled onions, tomatoes, pepperoncini, cucumber dressing
SANDWICHES
All sandwiches served with choice of house salad, Caesar salad, crispy fries or cole slaw
$10.0
Turkey Bacon Wrap
Plainville Farms all-natural oven roasted turkey, applewood-smoked bacon, sundried tomato wrap, dressed Uriah Farm's seasonal greens, Swiss cheese, sprouts
$10.0
Freebird Farms Chicken Salad Croissant
poached chicken, grapes, cranberries, avocado, nuts and greens, white balsamic vinaigrette
$11.0
Freebird Farms Chicken Breast
grilled mesquite, pepper Jack cheese, bacon, garlic aioli, toasted brioche bun
$11.0
Veggie Focaccia
grilled zucchini, yellow squash, Portobello mushroom, roasted red pepper, fresh mozzarella, pesto, grilled focaccia
$12.0
Niman Ranch Pulled Pork
apple slaw, mojo mayonnaise, mango-habanero BBQ sauce, brioche bun
$12.0
Niman Ranch Meatloaf & Jack
grass-fed ground beef wrapped in applewood-smoked bacon, grilled onions, Jack cheese, roasted garlic aioli, rustic bread
$11.0
Turkey Focaccia
Plainville Farms all-natural oven roasted turkey, avocado, smoked Gouda, greens, tomato, pesto mayonnaise, focaccia bread
$12.0
Nona Esther Special
Chef Paul Mattison's grandmother's recipe) salami, prosciutto, capicola, lettuce, onions, tomatoes, roasted garlic aïoli, provolone, toasted rustic bread
Fresh Atlantic Cod $13.0
Fresh Florida Grouper $19.0
Crunchy Fish
battered and flash fried, toasted roll, lettuce, tomato, onion, jalapeño tartar sauce
$12.0
Main Street Burger
Niman Ranch beef with traditional toppings
FISH, CHICKEN & PASTA
$16.0
Spaghetti Bolognese
Niman Ranch traditional slow-cooked meat sauce, aged Parmesan
$16.0
Spinach & Ricotta Ravioli
squash, spinach, garlic, mushrooms, tomato-basil cream sauce
$14.0
Freebird Farms Chicken Marsala
sautéed chicken scaloppini, mushrooms, grilled vegetable risotto
$15.0
Fish & Chips
Fresh Atlantic Cod, crispy fries, jalapeno tartar
$17.0
Blackened Shrimp
grilled vegetable risotto, avocado salsa
HEALTHY, FRESH & FAST
pick any two (includes soft drink) - $10
Pizza by the Slice
our chef's daily creation, one vegetarian and one meat style
Mattison's House Salad
Uriah Farm's seasonal greens, vine ripened tomatoes, toasted pine nuts, Gorgonzola blue cheese, balsamic vinaigrette
Cup of Soup
our chef's daily inspiration
Half Sandwich
specially created from today's fresh, seasonal ingredients
Red Caesar Salad
hearts of romaine, herb croutons, traditional dressing
BRICK OVEN PIZZA
By the Slice
our chef's daily creation, one vegetarian and one meat style
DESSERTS
Crème Brulée
Tahitian vanilla bean custard with a crisp sugar crust
Flourless Chocolate Espresso Torte
with fresh raspberries and crème anglaise
New York Cheesecake
classic with fresh berries
Chocolate Fudge Brownie Sundae
vanilla bean ice cream, whipped cream, chocolate sauce & cherry
Key Lime Pie
a light Key lime mousse in a graham cracker crust
Seasonal Fruit Cobbler
vanilla bean ice cream
Seasonal Dessert Special
BEVERAGES
Iced Tea
Mango Iced Tea
Juice
Fresh Lemonade
Soft Drinks
Milk Cappuccino
Espresso
Latte
Hot Chocolate
Sparkling Water
About
Located in the heart of downtown Sarasota, Mattison's City Grille is perfect for Market Day Saturday breakfast, Sunday Brunch, lunch, dinner, late night dining, and enjoying drinks at our outdoor, covered bar with live music. Chef Paul Mattison has created an exciting al fresco menu from casual sandwiches, to brick-oven pizzas; from mouth watering lamb, filet and fresh seafood, to special salads and appetizers. You will come for the atmosphere and stay for the food.
PRICE RANGE
$8 - $30
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
CUISINES
American, Bar
FEATURES
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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All reviews brunch shrimp rangoon salad pizza goats cheese bruschetta lamb chops meatloaf sandwiches fries downtown sarasota happy hour main street outdoor dining a great evening saturday night great drinks service was prompt
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Visited the place with our friends, searching for a nice restaurant with good food and live music entertainment. The staff are friendly with good service. Amazing live orchestra playing 70’ and 80’ with great passion! The food is ok, no extravaganza! I recommend the place...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Heimpeter
Reviewed 6 days ago

This is a nice place to listen to the local talent and have a few drinks. The service is excellent, but the pizza is not. The night we went there was a jazz band and they were very good.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank RomanzaAmore
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went theee after the art show. Food was delicious. Nice menu selections. Some drink specials also. Would recommend to everyone

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank joannm542
Chef Paul M, Owner at Mattison's City Grille, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Joann, Thank you for capping of your evening on the town with a meal at Mattison's. I am glad that you had a great time and I hope to see you again soon. Elizabeth Joy, General Manager

Reviewed 1 week ago

We try to eat here each time we come to Sarasota. Its always an experience. Mattison's served their regular menu on NYE ....and they served it at regular prices. No mark-ups no fake frills. Nothing pretentious just good food located a adjacent to the NYE...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Watergate18D
Chef Paul M, Owner at Mattison's City Grille, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for coming in to celebrate the new year. I am glad that you had a great time and I look forward to your next visit. Elizabeth Joy, General Manager

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have been several times, often with friends. The menu has a nice selection so everyone finds something to their liking. The food is always delicious, the service prompt and attentive. Sit outside and ask for one of Randall’s tables. He’s the best!

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank BiglyGay
Chef Paul M, General Manager at Mattison's City Grille, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for making Mattison's a regular stop for dinner and a night out. I am glad that we have been able to consistently provide you with a wonderful evening. Elizabeth Joy, General Manager

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were able to walk across the street from our hotel. Great place, everybody was so friendly. The music was great a live band and we even danced!! A great place for food drinks and live music.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank DeborahGB2016
Chef Paul M, General Manager at Mattison's City Grille, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Deborah, Thank you for coming in. I am glad that you enjoyed your visit with us at Mattison's. Elizabeth Joy, General Manager

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

For a nice after matinee at the theater we went to Mattisons City Grill for a drink and an appetizer. On the appetizer menu we saw a Petit Filet and decided to try it. Amazing! A small filet migon atop a Portobella mushroom and big...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank annaha
Chef Paul M, General Manager at Mattison's City Grille, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Anna, Thank you for stopping in to see us after the theater. I am glad that you enjoyed your meal and I hope to see you again soon. Elizabeth Joy, General Manager

Reviewed December 17, 2018

We had a lovely birthday celebration thanks to the professional staff, especially Angela and Valentina. The staff went above and beyond to make us and our two rather large dogs feel welcome. They anticipated every need and the food/drink was outstanding. Thank you for a...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Julie H
Chef Paul M, General Manager at Mattison's City Grille, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Julie, Thank you for celebrating your special day with us and I am glad that you had a wonderful birthday. Elizabeth Joy, General Manager

Reviewed December 14, 2018 via mobile

Had lunch at Mattison’s for the first time today and loved it. The covered patio is very refreshing. We had a look at both the lunch and dinner menus and both had plenty of options for all tastes including vegan. I had the Free Bird...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank 424jeffr
Chef Paul M, General Manager at Mattison's City Grille, responded to this reviewResponded December 18, 2018

You most definitely have to come back to see us at Mattison's. It is a great venue for an evening on the town with music, dancing and great food. We hope to see you soon. Elizabeth Joy, General Manager

Reviewed December 9, 2018 via mobile

Great salads especially if you are vegan, vegetarian or following a plant based lifestyle the kale salad really was scrumptious..and that alone will bring me back to this casual yet enjoyable establishment...👍👍

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank pdelart694
Chef Paul M, General Manager at Mattison's City Grille, responded to this reviewResponded December 17, 2018

Thank you for coming in. I am glad that you had a great visit with us and enjoyed our vegan options. I hope to see you again soon. Elizabeth Joy, General Manager

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RJD4962
January 2, 2017|
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Don't know. Suggest contacting restaurant directly.
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December 5, 2016|
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Response from jayk519 | Reviewed this property |
Hey I'm just a satisfied customer, what do I know? sorry to hear of your experience, JA, the place has always been great for me. Not that I've ever toured the kitchen or inspected the cooler boxes as a customer. So I... More
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Michele S
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Response from GregoryS57 | Reviewed this property |
From what I can see on their website they do have a Thanksgiving dinner. It looks like a set price that includes everything.
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