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“Hidden Gem worth finding”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of Star Keeper Cafe - CLOSED

Star Keeper Cafe
Cuisines: American
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Seating
Restaurant details
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Seating
Sarasota, FL
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63 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
“Hidden Gem worth finding”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 5, 2011

New this year, and Seriously hidden. You have to LOOK for this place, on a one-way lane in downtown Sarasota, by the post office—a charming small early to mid-century house, with a tiny patio in back where they do weekly BBQs with music. The food is fresh and abundant – and HUGE. Went there for lunch and could have shared any of the entrees that came out. Very few tables, in 3 “rooms” that each had their own antique touches. The main room and the very front room with just one table had the best light, but all were nice.

The women running the restaurant came by their Southern cooking credentials honestly – the food quality was quite excellent, the tastes authentic. Service was pleasant and friendly, though leisurely. A great spot to meet friends for lunch, will go again soon.

  • Visited August 2011
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English first
Naples, Florida
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125 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
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“Nice menu, shame about the oatmeal!”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 19, 2011

The innkeeper at the Hotel Ranola recommends this for breakfast. It's right next door to the hotel, has a pretty interesting breakfast and lunch menu and does "Beer and Burgers" on Thurday evening. I had warm mini donuts, which were great, but my wife's oatmeal was a nasty solid slab -- and the coffee was weak and watery. We won't go back, there are plenty of good breakfast options nearby.

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