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Maison Blanche

2605 Gulf of Mexico Dr, Longboat Key, FL 34228-3106
+1 941-383-8088
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good14%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“suckling pig” (19 reviews)
“amuse bouche” (9 reviews)
“foie gras” (12 reviews)
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French, European, International, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly
2605 Gulf of Mexico Dr, Longboat Key, FL 34228-3106
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We enjoy the fine French food and quiet elegance of this restaurant which we think is the best in the Sarasota area

Thank 480JMartin
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely, refined French restaurant. Perfect for quiet celebrations. The menu is relatively small but includes some uncommon choices like sweetbreads and (last night) seared foie gras. Very extensive wine list but no cocktails. I was very impressed with the originality of some of the dishes....More

Thank IWU_Mom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Outstanding! Time and effort is put into the menu. My husband took the fixed menu with shrimp, tuna, and pineapple desert - to die for! I took the crabmeat app - lump crab with curry, very good. Salmon entree - best I ever had...They gave...More

Thank Jean C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Top French In FL......NOT! This place is an embarrassment to the concept of French cuisine and has been riding on chef's laurels a bit too long. Cheap rent in timeshare building allows for restaurant to survive in the limited competition on Longboat Key. It's just...More

Thank Zforall
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited th restaurant for my husbands birthday this past Saturday evening.although the service is was excellent, the food left much to be desired. There were not enough appetizers or entrees on the menu. Also, the food was not exceptional,in relation to the price.charged. Just...More

Thank Barbara C
Reviewed 2 July 2017

We didn't get an opportunity to dine at the exquisite Maison Blanche last year because owner/chef Jose Martinez and his family were in the south of France when we were vacationing in Sarasota. But the James Beard nominee informed us that no such trip was...More

Thank Taylor B
Reviewed 21 June 2017

We decided to return for our 50th wedding anniversary. We were not disappointed in the least. The attention to detail from the service to the cuisine is exceptional. We decided to start with a toast to ourselves with a Taittinger Champagne. Everything from the appetizer...More

Thank Michael_G104
Reviewed 7 June 2017 via mobile

Food is always good, service is impeccable and they do their best to make you feel that you are getting the treatment you come to expect in fine dining!

Thank Mars941
Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

You get what you pay for, but you do pay. Great food & service, but a little pricey with a limited menu. Our fish, red snapper and sea bass, were both cooked just right - flaky, but still moist and flavorful. The restaurant is in...More

Thank Shirley B
Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

Went there for a dinner with a British couple. The waiter tried very hard but obviously this restaurant was catered for American clientele with a localised french palate. The lady friend was not in her best spirit and struggled to get a meat cooked rarely....More

Thank sydneyloner
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Questions & Answers
26 April 2017|
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Response from lbktraveler | Reviewed this property |
no dress code, but I would not wear shorts or jeans
Alphonse D
16 January 2017|
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Response from SpringfieldFresser | Reviewed this property |
Best to call. It's sure to be romantic.
Alphonse D
30 December 2016|
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Response from Mblbk | Property representative |
The fixed price menu for valentine is $90
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 30 - US$ 65
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
17:30 - 21:30
17:30 - 21:30
17:30 - 21:30
17:30 - 21:30
17:30 - 21:30
17:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2605 Gulf of Mexico Dr, Longboat Key, FL 34228-3106
    (4 miles from St Armond's Circle; and 6 miles downtown Sarasota)
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Longboat Key
  • Phone Number: +1 941-383-8088
  • E-mail
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.
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