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“Family tradition of great food with always excellent service”

Roessler's Restaurant
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Ranked #77 of 1,101 Restaurants in Sarasota
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $15 - $35
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Good for: Special occasions, Romantic, Scenic view
Dining options: Reservations
Reviewed April 28, 2014

Dad has passed down his style and cooking skills to his son - the food is excellent and the service is top notch.

Thank Jerry W
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Reviewed March 24, 2014

My wife and I celebrated our anniversary as this lovely restaurant, and it was wonderful. The hostess/owner who took my reservation over the phone, suggested a certain table and she was spot on. It had a lovely view of the pond and walking bridge. The server Ted, was excellent also.
Since Roessler's is a traditional restaurant we ordered traditional meals. We started with a delicious onion soup. With bouliabasse as our entry. My only minor complaint was the stringy mussels in the bouliabasse. However the wonderful, complex taste of the stock more than trumped and problem with the mussels. There was also a wonderful selection of wines by the glass. We've tasted bouliabasse in many different locales, France included and this ranks with the best. So go and enjoy Roessler's, we did.

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3  Thank Jim N
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Reviewed March 5, 2014

The Hostess/Owner has an attitude and was somewhat arrogant, in answering questions concerning the Menu.
The food was fine, but not exceptional.
A return visit is not planned, because of the Hostess/Owners attitude.

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3  Thank Vic C
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Reviewed February 27, 2014

Roessler's is excellent in every way. The wait staff is professional and friendly simultaneously--and infinitely patient. The ambiance of the main dining room was lovely--understated but elegant. And the food! My husband had escargot as an appetizer then wiener schnitzel and mixed vegetables (an unlikely combo of carrots, red cabbage, onions and greens beans); all were cooked to perfection and the flavors of the vegetables & entree mingled beautifully. There wasn't anything on the menu for me as a vegetarian, so the chef produced one of the finest vegetable plates that I have ever had--with a melt-in-your-mouth mushroom ravioli on the side. The wine was excellent as well.

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1  Thank Ella923
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Reviewed February 27, 2014

This family owned restaurant is one of the best in Florida and certainly the best in the Sarasota's area. They have 3 different dining rooms overlooking a spectacular garden with lack. Ideal for special occasions. The wine list is impressive and able to satisfy the most demanding. Some specialties like the lobster tails or the Crispy duckling are amazing. More than excellent value for money. An unforgettable moment ! Unfortunately they are only open for dinner.

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1  Thank Michel H
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