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meLange

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1568 Main St, Sarasota, FL 34236-5803
+1 941-953-7111
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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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54 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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

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Cleveland, Ohio
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12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

Sarasota is becoming a great foodie town and Melange is one of the reasons. We had a difficult time deciding what to order as everything sounded fabulous, including the specials. The sauteed calamari was some of the best we've tasted. The eggplant appetizer was also a wonderful blend of flavors as was the Carbonara pasta special. We will be looking... More 

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Thank PamDavidReviews
Sarasota, Florida
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26 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016

Highly innovative menu and one of the top restaurants in Sarasota. LAN, the owner and chef, focuses on tapas sized portions, so three dishes, plus dessert makes a meal. This restaurant is one of the few in Sarasota that stays open late st night, so it's a great after theatre pick.

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Thank edwrdjh
Calgary, Alberta
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111 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016

Unfortunately the restaurant was almost empty on a Wednesday night. Parking can be a bit of a challenge, but it is worth it to find your way here. Food is delicious and nicely presented. They also have some unique choices. Duck brie crepes were one of our favorites, but everything was good. Cocktails were great too. Upon finishing our dinner... More 

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Thank CalgaryGirl26
Sarasota, Florida
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 May 2016 via mobile

Very interesting menu, good service, stays open late. Burger was delicious, and pangea next door is a great cocktail lounge.

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Thank fromspark2fire
Lan B, Owner at meLange, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review, and giving a shot out to Pangea, our sister lounge next door. My cooks will be glad to hear that you loved the burger! More 

NYC
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60 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 May 2016

The chef is one of the best in town! She is great! everything is amazing- from drinks (Hello, En Vogue!) to presentation,to dishes, to amazing dessert. We had almost every dish since we returned 2 days in a row. comfortable decor, friendly staff and again... food! Would love to return to Sarasota just to eat there.

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Thank alemargo
Lan B, Owner at meLange, responded to this review

It's great to hear that you enjoyed our food and cocktails! We look forward to seeing you the next time you are in Sarasota. More 

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34 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 April 2016 via mobile

What a fabulous dinner we all (11) had last Night at Melange. The service could not have better and I think we tried everything on the menu. Hats off to Brad and his staff.

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Thank SarasotaRealtor
Lan B, Owner at meLange, responded to this review

Happy Birthday! Thank you for celebrating with us. More 

Mercer Island, WA
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79 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 April 2016

I haven't been here in months. I was pleased to find the same high quality, creative menu, terrific friendly and knowledgeable service and quiet enough to hear conversation. My friend had a wonderful multi-cheese grilled cheese with bacon. I had a corn soup with light noodles and crab and also duck spring rolls which were friend with an apricot dipping... More 

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Thank eloisemonett
Lan B, Owner at meLange, responded to this review

I'm happy to have you back, and it is good to hear that your experience was as high quality as the last time. Thank you. More 

Tampa, Florida
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 April 2016

As we were at the bar overlooking our food being prepared in a classy, yet chill atmosphere, we were chatting with one of the chef's about how awesome the decor was, how perfect the name is for the menu (melange means mix and french, which essentially describes their menu; a mixture of fantastic, unique yet very different dishes) etc. Come... More 

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1 Thank Cateline813
Lan B, Owner at meLange, responded to this review

Thank you! While I am not always the one cooking (my kitchen staff usually deserves the credit), I was quite pleased to get to meet you. And I think you guys are cool too! More 

Sarasota, Florida
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 April 2016

I just arrived back home from having one of the best meals I can remember. We made reservations but didn't need them on a Wednesday night. Everything on the menu looked fantastic. The waiter shared serving were more like tapas so we decided to order more than we could eat, just to try it. For starters, we tried the Brie... More 

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1 Thank Abraham E
Lan B, Owner at meLange, responded to this review

I'm happy to hear that you shared your anniversary with us. I'm glad that you had a great evening. Thank you! More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 12 - US$ 25
Cuisine
American, Bar, International, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Reservations
Good for
Romantic, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
18:00 - 02:00
Monday
18:00 - 02:00
Tuesday
18:00 - 02:00
Wednesday
18:00 - 02:00
Thursday
18:00 - 02:00
Friday
18:00 - 02:00
Saturday
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
Description
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?