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“Elegance and taste”
Review of Maison Blanche

Maison Blanche
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Ranked #8 of 26 Restaurants in Longboat Key
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $30 - $65
Cuisines: French, Seafood, Contemporary
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Good for: Special occasions, Romantic, Business meetings
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: 4 miles from St Armond's Circle; and 6 miles downtown Sarasota
Description: Maison Blanche, or “white house” in French, embodies the ultimate in sophistication; simple yet elegant, a modern but still-classic approach to dining. Maison Blanche enjoys a reputation as THE BEST restaurant in the Sarasota area and one of the finest in the state of Florida due to the consistent high quality of food and service. Both the luxurious decor and the incredibly sumptuous menu bring your dining experience to life. Every detail of your meal is approached with the sole purpose of making your evening and the occasion truly memorable. With a menu featuring only the finest cuts of meat, the freshest seafood, poultry, game and produce, renowned chef, Jose Martinez creates meals that delight the palate from start to finish.
Reviewed December 1, 2012

For s special evening where you don't want the island feeling. An evening spent in a more sophisticated environment with the food quality to match. A very nice French experience.

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Reviewed September 20, 2012

If you are looking for a romantic special occasion restaurant, or entertaining guests who appreciate impeccably prepared food, this is the place. Service is attentive and competent, but not intrusive. The decor is elegant but spare. There is no bar as such - the focus is entirely on the food and wine. It's not inexpensive, but the $65 prix fixe dinner is a bargain considering what you get. Tonight my wife enjoyed the swordfish, which she said was probably the best she ever had. I had the sweetbreads, which were equally good. We had souffle Grand Marnier for dessert. Wonderful meal. Be sure to go with someone you love.

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Thank Ron C
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Reviewed August 30, 2012

This is a restaurant where you are welcomed. You take your time, you are not rushed and you sit back and enjoy. Chef/owner Jose Martinez and his wife run this beautifully appointed restaurant on Longboat Ket. It is on the Gulf side and across from the Publix traffic light.
The cuisine is French and is superb. Everything is fresh and the flavours wonderful. For those who want to impress and for certain special occasions this is a truely romantic restaurant.
The food is also accompanied by a wonderful winelist which is very reasonably priced.

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1  Thank Freddy M
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Reviewed July 14, 2012

Totally lacks the ambience, which a bar would add. Arrive and stand about waiting to be seated before a drink can be organised.
Wake Up!!!

1  Thank TrevorGillott
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Reviewed June 18, 2012

My son and I thoroughly enjoyed our night. He says it was the best meal he has ever had.

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1  Thank Churchk
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