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Selva Grill

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1345 Main St, Ste D, Sarasota, FL 34236-5626 (Main St. & Palm Ave.)
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 1:00 am
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New York City
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

My husband and I had our first dining experience at Selva tonight. The food was incredible. This chef is talented. Everything was cooked to perfection! I had the beef short rib with pearls of cous cous & grilled asparagus! Delicious! Every bite was tender & flavorful. My husband had paella - my fork kept wandering over to his plate. The... More 

Thank BiminiMagic
Reading, Pennsylvania
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43 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food was good but way over priced and the portions are small. I won't be back because of the prices.

Thank 122LovetoTravel1234
Crestwood, Kentucky, United States
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18 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

As a vegetarian and visiting Florida regularly I am always searching for restaurants that have vegetarian selections. Selva Grill's Plato Vegetariano was fabulous!! My dinner companions had the salmon special and thoroughly enjoyed the fare. There was quite a flourish as the wait staff served our party at the same time. We all thought our meals were delicious and the... More 

Thank Lori B
New York City, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The hotel recommend the Selva grill for dinner. Fantastic atmosphere and even better service and food I'm not the most adventurous eater and don't be scared off by Peruvian food. It was out standing. Start with the Picante de Camarones. (Spicy Shrimp). If you like spicy and flavor you can't be wrong. We ordered small plates with a can't miss... More 

Thank Lou C
Baltimore, Maryland
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nothing special. Ok food with slow service. Over priced for quality . Too much of hype for less than average ceviches.

Thank MisterArk
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23 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Selva is a popular night time and late night spot in downtown Sarasota. It is very sexy and suave, with low lighting and intimate tables. I celebrated my best friends birthday there with a group of 8 or so. The food is delicious, for the price it should be. It is $$$. A glass of wine will run you $12... More 

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Laytonsville, Maryland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Atmosphere is classic and relaxing. Wait staff friendly, attentive and elegant. We enjoyed Mixo Chevice, Jumbo Sea Scallops - divine. Entrees included a whole fired red snapper, skirt stake, short ribs and rack of lamb. Tres letches for dessert. Every dish had an extraordinary mix of flavors that made it perfect. Portions were plentiful, but not overwhelming. Our third visit... More 

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Punta Gorda, Florida
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35 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

So happy we finally made it to Selva. There was four of us and we all loved our experience. Everyone had a different ceviche to start with and each dish was a clear perfection with the most beautiful presentation. For the main meal I had the paella and must admit it was the best I ever had even though I... More 

Thank Anicka10
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I were in Sarasota a number of years ago and were referred to Selva Grill by the owners of a local contemporary furniture store. The restaurant's cuisine was every bit as innovative and exciting as the furniture we had been examining - and we've been stopping in to Selva Grill several times each year whenever we travel... More 

Thank Robert V
Sarasota, Florida
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37 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I don't know what took me so long to get here, but all was wonderful. Great ambiance in the bar complimented by the most knowledgeable and friendly bartender I've ever encountered. Add to that, well priced and substantial drinks and bar menu. My friends and I can't wait to go back.

Thank BillS2011

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$31 - $50
Peruvian, Latin, Seafood, Spanish, South American
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Special occasions, Business meetings, Romantic, Bar scene
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 1:00 am
5:00 pm - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1345 Main St, Ste D, Sarasota, FL 34236-5626
    (Main St. & Palm Ave.)
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Sarasota
  • Phone Number: 941-362-4427

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?