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Selva Grill

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1345 Main St, Ste D, Sarasota, FL 34236-5626 (Main St. & Palm Ave.)
941-362-4427
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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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Laytonsville, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Back to Sarasota so wifey and I took son and GF to dinner on a quiet Monday night. Mixto, empanadas, scallop appetizers followed by whole snapper, short ribs, lamb chops, and skirt steak and then tres leches and banana flan- every dish was a winner. Total with tip was about $280.00 which is a lot for us but it's the... More 

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Amherst, Ohio
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We got appetizers and they were great very colorful purple mashed potatoes and the service was good as well. Can be very busy so get there early. Kinda pricey but a great spot for a special occasion and worth it for the unique mix of food.

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Sarasota, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Selva Grill has the best Spanish Caesar Salad. The only problem is it's addicting! I also like their empanadas & rack of lamb. Great cocktails too. Try to get an outdoor table on the patio - great people watching spot. Love the inside decor! Kudos to the interior designer.

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Dunedin, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Recommended by our hotel, we were able to get reservations on a Friday night, with 2 hour notice. When we arrived, it was packed so we sat at the bar for about 30 minutes til our table was ready. The bar area is dark, lively and really cranks up later. Our table was seated right next to the bar so... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Selva Grill is a South American Restaurant. Their food is incredible. We love the empanadas, cerviche, and just about anything else that is on the menu. The service is excellent as well and they make amazing drinks! If you don't like drinks, they have a very good wine list. We love this resturant.

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Venice, Florida
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I love the atmosphere and the painting on the wall is amazing. They have a very good selection of wines by the glass and I choose the Cabernet that I really enjoyed.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The meal was spot on! The space and ambiance lovely. We had a large group and our service was impeccable. Attention to details on all levels. Great wine selection and special cocktails. Our group was full of foodies and we were all wowed! If you visit Sarasota, do not miss the opportunity to dine at Selva Grill!

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Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A rainy night in Sarasota last night was the perfect time to stop in to Duval's. Since I had a husband at home waiting for me at home my son and I had a happy hour appetizer! ( and wine ) :) Mine was Crab Stuffed Mushrooms! Amazing and so tasty! Our wonderful Server Amelia made out short time there... More 

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Parrish, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Quiet Sunday night dinner with the wife after returning from a long vacation. Enjoyed a very nice dinner for sure. The service was perfect. Started with the shrimp ceviche, we shared, excellent! She had their version of Caesar salad. Also excellent. I had the pulpo/Octopus app which I rate very good. Flavored with high quality olive oil and olive tapenade.... More 

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Alexandria, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We recently went to Selva to celebrate a friend's birthday. The basil grapefruit martini was delicious! The tuna special was one of the best meals I have had in a long time. Two friends tried the short ribs, which melted in your mouth like butter. Our waitress was friendly and knowledgeable. We followed her suggestions and we were not disappointed.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$31 - $50
Cuisine
Peruvian, Latin, Seafood, Spanish, South American
Meals
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Business meetings, Bar scene
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 1:00 am
Saturday
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?