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The Grasshopper Mexican Restaurant & Bar

7253 S Tamiami Trl, Sarasota, FL 34231-5555
+1 941-923-3688
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Overview
  • Excellent47%
  • Very good29%
  • Average18%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travelers talk about
“fajitas” (25 reviews)
“guacamole” (23 reviews)
“wet burrito” (16 reviews)
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Hours
CUISINES
Mexican, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
7253 S Tamiami Trl, Sarasota, FL 34231-5555
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1 - 10 of 257 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a really nice waitress and the drinks were cold. I would not eat here ever again. Tacos were a soggy shell that couldn't be considered hard or soft. Meat was greasy. Lots of onions and peppers in everything.

Thank 13CCB
Lynzi B, Manager at The Grasshopper Mexican Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The staff was really friendly here and answered questions about the various products. After ordering a margarita, my wife decided on the evenings special: a chimichanga with carne molida. I decided to go a bit off field for me and ordered a chalupa with ground...More

Thank pensman
Lynzi B, Manager at The Grasshopper Mexican Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

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Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

Not a chain. The rice and beans were yummy. The enchiladas were really good. Also the fajitas wee food. Great happy hour specials. Good skinny margaritas

Thank JoAnn M
Lynzi B, Manager at The Grasshopper Mexican Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thank you for sharing JoAnn! We’re happy to hear that you enjoyed your experience and look forward to seeing you again soon!

Reviewed June 18, 2018

Margarita Mondays were surprisingly tasty. I had 3 of the inexpensive but very filling Tacos. Our waitress was Aubry and she was pleasant and attentive. Unlike rot gut tequila Monday was a wonderful excursion... Lets meet at "The Grasshopper"

Thank VoyagerJeff
Lynzi B, Manager at The Grasshopper Mexican Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded June 22, 2018

Thank you for sharing Jeff! We’re so happy to hear that you enjoyed your experience here and look forward to seeing you again soon!

Reviewed June 15, 2018

I love the Grasshopper, food is good, fresh, and fast! People are so nice and helpful... it's my go to Mexican in Sarasota!!

Thank Anne F
Lynzi B, Manager at The Grasshopper Mexican Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded June 22, 2018

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Reviewed June 15, 2018

My husband and I loved this place, but it doesn't taste like most American-Mexican restaurants. The food was a bit more spicy.

Thank Rebecca H
Lynzi B, Manager at The Grasshopper Mexican Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded June 22, 2018

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Reviewed June 12, 2018

My husband has been wanted to try The Grasshopper Mexican Restaurant for quite a while now. So for his birthday, The Grasshopper was his first choice! The front parking area was full, but there is plenty of spill-over parking in the back. The menu is...More

Thank FamilyFunThingsToDo
Lynzi B, Manager at The Grasshopper Mexican Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded June 12, 2018

Thank you for sharing your experience! We’re so happy to hear that everyone enjoyed your husbands birthday dinner and we greatly look forward to seeing you all again soon!

Reviewed June 10, 2018

This was our first time here. The Sangrias were so good. We ordered shrimp fajitas, chicken fajitas and wet burritos. All of us really liked our food. The fried ice cream was soooo good. They give you a choice of toppings like chocolate, honey, whip...More

Thank Saffron R
Lynzi B, Manager at The Grasshopper Mexican Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded June 12, 2018

Thank you for sharing! We’re delighted to hear that you enjoyed your experience and look forward to seeing you again soon!!

Reviewed June 7, 2018 via mobile

Well.....it was not my favorite. This means you might like it. They serve 3 salsas with chip which was nice. You have a choice of mild to really hot. I didn’t go there. Lol. The ground beef didn’t have a lot of flavor, the rice...More

Thank Lynn C
Reviewed June 7, 2018

We loved the selection of salsas- they were great! We both had the burrito and it was amazing. Would definently suggest!

Thank SableLems
Lynzi B, Manager at The Grasshopper Mexican Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded June 8, 2018

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$4 - $14
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Large groups, Kids, Families with children, Bar scene
Open Hours
Sunday
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Monday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7253 S Tamiami Trl, Sarasota, FL 34231-5555
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Sarasota
  • Phone Number: +1 941-923-3688
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Description
The Grasshopper Lounge opened it's doors in 1971 by owners Jesse and Cleo Rosales in Downtown Adrian, Michigan. There, my family acquired the other half of the structure and "El Chapulin the Tex Mex Restaurant" was launched. Still in business and operated by our entire family, we have since opened a second location in Wauseon, Ohio and our third in Sarasota, Florida. Grandma's secret: prepare everything in small batches, so we never jeopardize the art form of our food.
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