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1568 Main St, Sarasota, FL 34236-5803
+1 941-953-7111
18:00 - 02:00
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3 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great food here - interesting, fun choices! Rabbit tacos - yes please! Grilled Cheese is yummy! They change the menu a bit each season so we don't get bored! It's our go-to place!

Thank reenie1111 .
Sarasota, FL
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39 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Finally, a hip restaurant with great food, great service, and reasonable prices. A friend of ours turned us on to this restaurant one Saturday night. It was after 9:00 pm and most kitchens are closed. This restaurant serves late into the evening and their menu seems to have something for everyone. And each thing is made uniquely. Even the grilled... More 

Thank SRQ-Travelor
Washington, D.C.
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23 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 March 2017

The restaurant looked unprepossessing: fairly austere, the outdoor area was sparse and there were very few occupied tables inside. The food was just the opposite. The menu was inventive, varied, appropriately seasonal; the varied wine list was full of reasonably-priced wine from largely unknown wineries. Our servers were friendly and attentive but not intrusive; the presentation of each dish was... More 

Thank Kestrel18
Sarasota, Florida
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329 reviews
204 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 134 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 March 2017

With such an odd and inventive menu anyone is bound to find dishes they love. I like that the dishes are categorized by size so you know more or less how big of a plate you'll get. It would be very fun to go with a big group of people and order everything on the menu to share. With just... More 

Thank lizardtiff
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44 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2017

When we first walked in no one was in the restaurant which is never a good sign but the menu was to good to pass up. We were seated and went straight for a before dinner drink. The green fairy is very good and how could you not like absinthe. For starters we shared the duck spring rolls and the... More 

Thank Serendipity1701
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75 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2017

lovely patio area for drinks and people watching, great appetizers and drinks--made with fresh juices! A small group of us enjoyed dinner as well, I had the gnocchi in a great white sauce.....loved it...full disclosure.....I had enjoyed more than one of the super martini's soooo.... The service was excellent...until they got packed and then we had to ask for things... More 

Thank Cindy E
Sierra Vista, Arizona
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25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 January 2017

Stopped by late night on my way from the movie theater and was very impressed with the menu and excited that they had foie Gras and it was DELICIOUS!!! Great wine selection, great ambiance, eclectic menu with really different choices and great service. I will definitely be back!

Thank dasdale
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32 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 January 2017

My husband always orders the cheeseburger because once he finds something he likes he sticks with it. And believe me, it is superb! I've had sweetbreads, different salads, and recently had orange roughy on beurre blanc sauce with beet/brussel sprout/potato hash. I always have a difficult time deciding what to order. So many delicious choices and all expertly prepared. Just... More 

1 Thank RamblinRoseNC
Sarasota, Florida
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 December 2016

We have been returning to Melange for several years and have never been dissapointed. Chef Lan is incredibly creative and the menu is very varied and special. Great Bartender.

1 Thank LarryT1666
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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58 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 December 2016

Tapas style restaurant with a very interesting drink menu, the tapas dishes ae very creative and all are delicious

Thank Allan T

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 12 - US$ 25
American, International, Gluten Free Options
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Reservations
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Open Hours
18:00 - 02:00
18:00 - 02:00
18:00 - 02:00
18:00 - 02:00
18:00 - 02:00
18:00 - 02:00
18:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1568 Main St, Sarasota, FL 34236-5803
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Sarasota
  • Phone Number: +1 941-953-7111
Casual New American/Eclectic restaurant open seven nights a week for dinner, from 6PM until 2AM every night. Chef-owned and operated. We support local farms as much as possible.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?