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Roessler's Restaurant

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2033 Vamo Way, Sarasota, FL 34238-3147
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Sun 5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Tue - Thu 5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016 via mobile

We have been to Roessler's many times. Last night, we dined from the Savor Sarasota menu. My wife had the House Salad and the Bouillabaisse, I had the Crispy Lobster Tail and the Meatloaf and we shared the Roessler's Parfait and a bottle of Zinfandel. Everything was delicious as always and very satisfying.

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Nokomis, Florida
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45 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016

We took advantage of Savor Sarasota last night and had a lovely dinner at Roessler's. The location off 41 is deceptive. When you drive in there is nicely landscaped grounds. The dining rooms are nicely divided. We had a view of the pond area and walked around it when we finished dinner. We thought the presentation of the food was... More 

Thank Pat G
Sarasota, Nahant
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016 via mobile

Most of the patrons look to be over 65 and the waiters wear tuxes. The view out the window is terrific. It is the only place in Sarasota that has sweetbreads on the menu. And that's just an introduction to say that those sweetbreads were absolutely wonderful! Fabulously delicious, awesome, worth traveling for. I will happily return to Roessler's to... More 

Thank sarahrisher
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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114 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2016

Our first surprise was finding this oasis behind within a block of turning off very busy Route 41. We were seated in the main dining room at a window overlooking beautiful grounds. The service was excellent from the time we seated until we left. The waiter was quite helpful with wine and beer recommendations. I had the Snapper Ponchatrain, a... More 

Thank Karen R
Sarasota, Florida
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016

We tried this place for the first time last Saturday night. When calling for reservation, the receptionist had a blasée attitude. Upon arrival we were seated promptly with a great view of the pond and fountain. The dining room reminds me of a banquet room - large and wide open the ceiling had drywall patches which had not been finished... More 

Thank Christopher M
Sarasota, Florida
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343 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2016

What a pleasant surprise. We've driven by Roessler"s many times and never knew it existed. The menu is excellent with lots of seafood selections. The snapper Ponchatrain is excellent as is the Bouillabaisse. My wife had the veal sweetbreads and she loved it. There is also steak, lamb and chicken on the menu. The wine is very good and there... More 

Thank ThomasP682
Venice, Florida
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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2016

Heard about Roessler's from a gal at the swimming pool from Chicago. Dined there last evening. Made reservations a week before and had no problem getting in. Perhaps because the weather was stormy. The service was impeccable! I arrived a few minutes before the other guests and was waited on promptly. The others arrived and the serves was there immediately.... More 

Thank snowbird745
Venice, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2016

I had planned this party in the Bistro at Roessler's for a while -- 9 guests plus my husband and I. As I was counting table favors I realized I had made the reservations for 9 people, not 11. I called Roessler's an hour before the reservation and explained. The hostess said there was little hope, they had taken a... More 

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Lithia, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2016

we met our inlaws here. What a wonderful surprise! food was excellent, I recomment the buckling, my BIL had the wiener schnitzel, everything was prepared excellently

Thank johntudek
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21 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2016

Finally went, my only regret is waiting so long. Beautiful restaurant with multiple dinning rooms. We enjoyed the bistro with the bistro menu. Many different offerings.

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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
$15 - $35
American, French, International
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining
Good for
Romantic, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Business meetings, Scenic view
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2033 Vamo Way, Sarasota, FL 34238-3147
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Sarasota
  • Phone Number: 941-966-5688

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