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H2O Bistro

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2017 Winner
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here

1. Local Favorite
1. Local Favorite
"You'll want to make a return visit to this hidden gem"
Bokononer
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2. Outstanding Food
2. Outstanding Food
"Food was fresh, delicious and plentiful"
Stacey M
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3. Great Breakfast
3. Great Breakfast
"Try the buffet scrambled eggs! Outstanding! They also have great fruit"
jpotlock
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About
The H20 Bistro is located inside the lobby of Hotel Indigo Sarasota, Sarasota's #1 boutique hotel! On the edge of downtown and right in the middle of the arts district, The H20 Bistro offers the perfect location for breakfast, lunch, dinner and private parties. We are committed to bringing you the freshest local produce, seafood, meats, dairy and eggs that Sarasota county has to offer. We believe that purchasing whole ingredients from nearby family farms and markets is not only better for your taste buds but also better for our community.
PRICE RANGE
$8 - $32
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Brunch, Late Night
CUISINES
American, Seafood
FEATURES
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

A hotel restaurant isn’t usually my first choice for dining but I was wrong! The mussels, fresh catch of the day and Ciappino were excellent! The fish was fresh and a nice portion. The atmosphere is casual and charming with a nice bar. Service was...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Denise L
funandmemorable, Guest Relations Manager at H2O Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you Denise, for sharing your review with us. We are so happy that you had a perfect visit to the restaurant and enjoyed your meal, Chef Sol's cheesecake and our reasonable prices. We hope you are able to come back again for another visit...More

Reviewed 3 days ago

Stating that eating is believing is not an understatement regarding the talent of master celebrity chef Sol Shenker. His perfect sense of seasoning and creation of an ideal induction cooking system truly makes him peerless. The company that pays him to travel around the country...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Matt N
funandmemorable, Guest Relations Manager at H2O Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you, Matt, for giving us your review! We are pleased that you had a perfect visit and Chef Sol exceeded your expectations! It's wonderful that you enjoyed the large and filling portions, the amazing cheesecake and the breakfast buffet. We appreciate you choosing to...More

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We stayed at the hotel for Valentine’sDay/Evening. We neglected to make reservations in the Bistro for dinner and they were fully booked, but offered to serve us dinner at the bar. To be fair, we have eaten here before, and we enjoy Chef Sol’s cuisine....More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank gingerpugliese
funandmemorable, Guest Relations Manager at H2O Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you, gingerpugliese, for taking a moment to share this with us. We are so happy that you had a wonderful visit to our restaurant and loved your Valentine's dinner at the bar. It's great you loved your meals and made room for the cheesecake!...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I arrived at the Hotel Indigo last night at about 8:45 PM. During check-in I found out that H2O Bistro was open until 10:00 PM. Once settled in our room with went into the restaurant. Neither of us were really hungry so...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank ba11peen
funandmemorable, Online Concierge at H2O Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for your awesome review, ball11peen! I couldn't be happier to read your story about not being very hungry and meeting all these wonderful foods that you and your wife found in front of you! I'm thrilled that the Caesar salad and...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nothing special, bad coffee. Just about appearance with perfunctory. Service. There are lots of alternatives in downtown area....take them.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Will H
funandmemorable, Online Concierge at H2O Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review, Will. We are sorry your visit was less than you expected. We would love another oppertunity to delight your taste buds in the near future.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Best bar tender...Jacob...filled with great ideas for your visit. Best Chef....Chef Sol....sated my stomach breakfast, lunch, and dinner. But the best, I mean the best, is Chef Sol’s cheese cake. A must for everyone!More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank FriedaLucy
funandmemorable, Guest Relations Manager at H2O Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you, FriedaLucy, for sharing your feedback about your visit! We are so happy that you enjoyed your time and that Jacob exceeded your expectations as well as Chef Sol and your meal. I will be sure to pass along your feedback about them and...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The restaurant is very inviting and comfortable, the service is very friendly and the food created by Chef Sol is amazing. NOTE: It is a MUST to try Chef Sol's famous cheesecake!

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank mkatz52
funandmemorable, Online Concierge at H2O Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for spending your time to write this awesome review, mkatz52. We are so lucky to have Chef Sol here in the kitchen making his food creations. You are correct about the Chef's cheesecake, it's a must! Enjoy your day ~Jessie

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a sweet hidden gem inside a hotel. The food is very tasty and the menu is eclectic and fun. Many locals know about this place and visit. The staff is very friendly and eager to please. The chef has years of experience in...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank shermannj
funandmemorable, Online Concierge at H2O Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for taking your time to leave such a wonderful review, shermannj! We are so lucky to have a little-hidden restaurant inside our hotel with the great Chef Sol manning the kitchen creations. I will pass your nice words about the staff along to...More

Reviewed January 5, 2019 via mobile

When Chef Sol retuned this brought this little jewel to modern fine dining. Cute small and personal it’s our go to restaurant before any theater or symphony. We even had our New Years dinner there. Small menu but everything is first rate from burgers to...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank rong472
funandmemorable, Online Concierge at H2O Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded January 6, 2019

Thank you for taking the time to write this awesome review, rong472. We think Chef Sol has done a wonderful job with his innovative recipes and his presentation as always. I'm so glad you chose us to dine with on New Years. I'll let the...More

Reviewed November 26, 2018

We stopped in for dinner and I have to say that our food was next level delicious. My eggplant caprese was hands down the best I have had in years, and the service was excellent! My wife's folks are coming in next and we've already...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Cam C
funandmemorable, Online Concierge at H2O Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded November 27, 2018

Thank you for this wonderful review, Cam. Chef Sol does an excellent job when it comes to his eggplant caprese. I'm sure glad you enjoyed your meal, and it's always great to know the service was excellent. We would love to host you and your...More

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