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“Great pizza, great music with the Venturas Thurs. evenings”

Mattison's City Grille
Ranked #58 of 1,079 Restaurants in Sarasota
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $8 - $30
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Special occasions, Local cuisine, Families with children, Business meetings, Scenic view, Bar scene, Large groups
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night, Lunch, Delivery, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Description: Located in the heart of downtown Sarasota, Mattison's City Grille is perfect for Market Day Saturday breakfast, Sunday Brunch, lunch, dinner, late night dining, and enjoying drinks at our outdoor, covered bar with live music. Chef Paul Mattison has created an exciting al fresco menu from casual sandwiches, to brick-oven pizzas; from mouth watering lamb, filet and fresh seafood, to special salads and appetizers. You will come for the atmosphere and stay for the food.
Reviewed November 30, 2012

We were invited to join new friends who always book a table in the band area. Special drink and appetizer prices last until 7 p.m. so we arrived about 6:15 p.m. for our table and ordered. Service was prompt and great. The mussels were a nicely priced appetizer, sized for one. The shrimps were also nice. House wines standard. The band plays most Thursdays, starting at 7, and develops its sets such that the first is usually jazzy with a bit of country, evolving to more pop and rock later in the evening. The musicians are fantastically talented. We ordered pizza and the burger platter. The pizza is really excellent thin crust work. The hamburger gets high marks also. As chill descended, the gas heaters were lit and turned up, toasting us nicely. It's all streetside, so the dog-walkers and the bikers and the cars roll by, but the torch-lit fence-line seems to create a pleasant enough boundary for all, and we had a lovely time, leaving about the time the rock music began. Reserve a table!

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Reviewed November 27, 2012

Had a very enjoyable time! The music was great and the drinks even better. Only had aps but they were good

Thank Cindy P
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Reviewed November 24, 2012 via mobile

To start the Bloody Mary was good not cheap with the garnish(olive,pepperoni,lemon and piece of pepper jack cheese). I had the Spanish frittata really good omelet, chorizo,onions,peppers and cheese on top,then home fries,toast and fruit for garnish honeydew and melon. My kids had the stuffed French toast that also was good. With music playing it was a good day.

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Thank Bob5by
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Reviewed November 19, 2012

If you are looking for a delicious gourmet lunch this is the restaurant you should try. My husband and try to go once a week!

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Thank DebbieReganD
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Reviewed November 18, 2012

A great otdoor seating area, conveniently located downtown, the food was rather lacklustre, typical of American diner type food e.g. sandwiches, salads. Nothing stood out.

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