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“Good food, great service”

The Grasshopper Mexican Restaurant & Bar
Ranked #164 of 1,069 Restaurants in Sarasota
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $4 - $14
Cuisines: Mexican
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Dining options: Reservations
Description: The Grasshopper Lounge opened it's doors in 1971 by owners Jesse and Cleo Rosales in Downtown Adrian, Michigan. There, my family acquired the other half of the structure and "El Chapulin the Tex Mex Restaurant" was launched. Still in business and operated by our entire family, we have since opened a second location in Wauseon, Ohio and our third in Sarasota, Florida. Grandma's secret: prepare everything in small batches, so we never jeopardize the art form of our food.
Reviewed June 27, 2013

We stopped in for lunch on a day trip. The staff was exceptionally helpful, answered all our questions about the menu, and gave us samples of a few things to try. Food was delicious. I'd definitely stop there the next time I'm in Sarasota.

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Reviewed June 27, 2013

Went with a group of friends for the first time. My husbands nachos had meager amounts of meat and cheese. For great nachos try the Hub on Siesta Key. I had a burrito and it was a little better than Taco Bell. Margaritas are very very sweet. The beer is good at happy hour.

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Thank Karen S
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Reviewed June 26, 2013

The service was excellent the owner and staff. The food was awesome and authentic. Wish I lived local..will make the drive to their Ohio location. Best tamales I have had in long time. And best enchilladas ever..thanks Dino

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2  Thank greeneyes2w
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Reviewed June 23, 2013

Glad we stopped! We are usually a chain restaurant family but the husband wanted Mexican and there are not a lot of options! Immediately upon walking in we were greeted by the owner Dino. Great food and something for everyone! If you decide to eat here you must try The Grasshopper Dip! Service was excellent in the beginning but after our food was delivered, the waitress disappeared (not very busy either). Other waitresses made up for her though! Overall a great choice and worth the visit!

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Thank Meghan B
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Reviewed June 20, 2013 via mobile

Excellent service, great food, awesome atmosphere. The owner is on top of his game. Greeting customers and seating them. You have to really appreciate when a owner is working and there. Try it!!!

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1  Thank Soldi110
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