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Muse at the Ringling

5401 Bay Shore Rd, Sarasota, FL 34243-2161
+1 941-360-7390
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good36%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
5401 Bay Shore Rd, Sarasota, FL 34243-2161
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A great restaurant whether you are at the Ringling or a destination restaurant. Varied menu and the food is very good.

Thank russell g
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Service was great. Food mediocre at best and overpriced. ($12 for a grilled cheese sandwich!!) We went for lunch with friends after visiting the museum and sad to say, next time we'll go elsewhere to eat.

Thank AnnaFlorida
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped here after touring the Ringling Museum die to a very heavy downpour/thunderstorm. Was glad we did! Extremely visual surroundings coupled with a very varied, albeit small, dinner menu made this a very enjoyable meal. Service was friendly and the food portions just the right...More

Thank Olaf H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We took the grandkids to the Ringling and as usual, we ate lunch at Muse. The kids always get the grilled cheese with fries and ice cream for dessert--from the children's menu. We got the Muse grilled burger, which has the most delicious combination of...More

Thank bikehog
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful little bistro overlooking a Lilly pad scattered pond. We went for lunch and had the burger with bacon jam and the Caesar’s salad with anchovies. Both were exceptional.

Thank Scott C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I often eat here and in fact may have already submitted a previous review on the Muse. A really lovely spot, adjacent to the lily pond, across from the Bookstore in the vestibule of the Ringing. It doesn't hurt to make reservations as this is...More

Thank kmormlo
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We enjoyed our family brunch at the Muse. The service was very attentive, the atmosphere is very relaxed, nice views to the gardens of the museum. We had a summer thyme drink refreshing and delicious, the caesar deviled eggs, the acai bow, the buffalo chili,...More

Thank AVGW
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great place to eat after seeing all the John and Mable Ringling sites-or anytime! We've eaten there several times. Great ambience, service, and food.

Thank Tourist751159
Reviewed August 5, 2018

Nice Sunday brunch menu for a late lunch at the museum. Service was good as was the food and nice to relax between checking out the various parts of the Ringling.

Thank johnfi
Reviewed July 16, 2018

After strolling the grounds and Museum of Art I was delighted to find a great option for lunch. On a hot summer day inside seating is preferred but outside would be very appealing with a breeze. The menu is creative from appetizers, salads, and sandwiches...More

Thank Lydia G
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David K
April 30, 2017|
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Response from jleo71 | Reviewed this property |
No dress code but reservations won't help. Was still told I could not sit inside. We were in suits and ties.
April 4, 2017|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Large groups, Special occasions, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Families with children, Scenic view
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5401 Bay Shore Rd, Sarasota, FL 34243-2161
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Sarasota
  • Phone Number: +1 941-360-7390
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