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1481 Main St, Sarasota, FL 34236-5714
+1 941-955-1481
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good44%
  • Average16%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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“burger” (203 reviews)
“thai chicken” (9 reviews)
“fries” (44 reviews)
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American, Bar, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1481 Main St, Sarasota, FL 34236-5714
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Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the few restaurants open the day after Hurricane Irma passed through. Very friendly staff that went above and beyond to accommodate its guests

Thank 330stephenn
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very nice burgers with sides Step above bar food Attentive service Bar and full range of libations Nice place to hit while attending a downtown event

Thank Iffer51
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

No matter how many times we eat here, or bring guests this place is consistently good. The service is friendly and efficient and the food choices work for all pallets.

Thank DeclanS
Jody S, Front Office Manager at Patrick's, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your great review Declan. So glad you enjoy Patricks!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great burgers and service. We went during their $5 burger special, but if you order anything other than a basic burger, it's more than that, and you have to order a drink to get the 'special' price. Since the drinks (even ice tea) costs a...More

Thank moneylab
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went for Monday night $5 burgers. You must order a drink (alchoholic or non) to get that special. IT is a good burger, but by the time you are done it will be close to $10 with the drink and cheese. There are other...More

Thank jeanninelehman
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Most large cities have a "Patrick's" type landmark restaurant. That is a restaurant that is an institution in the city; a restaurant that has been consistently good for many, many years; a restaurant whose ambiance is comfortable to meet friends, have drinks, a good time...More

Thank Lloyd T
Reviewed August 5, 2017 via mobile

The first place I ever ate in Sarasota 17 years ago. It was very good then and it hasn't changed. Start with great burgers, salads and a limited number of entees but all good. Casual atmosphere with a large outdoor seating area so it feels...More

Thank JordanS8
Reviewed July 26, 2017 via mobile

Patrick's have some of the best hamburgers I have ever had. It is a great place to stop before a show or just for an enjoyable dinner. In addition to hamburgers they have excellent dinners including some shrimp offerings and their chicken pot pie. Great...More

Thank Gerry W
Reviewed July 14, 2017

Best hamburger in town. Wonderful flat breads! Like a Boston Pub! Great after show place! Do not forger 5.00 burger monday,

Thank rslaaliensr
Reviewed June 27, 2017

I ordered their cheeseburger, because it was listed in a red box that said it was voted the Best Burger in Sarasota. Definitely NOT the best burger - very average burger on a hot (not toasted) bun, that was a lot larger than the burger!...More

Thank Jenny S
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Kirsten P
June 14, 2017|
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Response from Jbunger2 | Reviewed this property |
Well I know that they make great pizzas. They get their dough from the local Panificio pizza and bread outlet.
April 6, 2017|
Response from PCH_LEX | Reviewed this property |
If she knows the customer, she is probably good. In my case, I was treated poorly. SAD!
May 29, 2016|
Response from BartW13367 | Reviewed this property |
This is not the place to get seafood, more of a soup and sandwich, salads and that type of fare. Great food and service, but not if you want seafood!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$5 - $19
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Good for
Special occasions, Large groups, Families with children, Kids, Bar scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1481 Main St, Sarasota, FL 34236-5714
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Sarasota
  • Phone Number: +1 941-955-1481
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Welcome to a Sarasota Tradition, Patricks 1481, a visually stunning work of art with a big city flair, where we serve up great comfort food and libations. Our menu is wide ranging and award winning, consistently being named "Best American Restaurant", Best Bar", and 30 years in a row "Best Burger". Always busy, always friendly, always filled with regulars and tourists. A must visit to Sarasota's "Cheers"
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