Not open at present; "temporarily closed". Grim news for us; we'd loved it. Hope for reincarnation..
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We were looking for a restaurant to enjoy before going to the Van Wezel for the symphony. Maximo's used to be our favorite restaurant on Siesta Key. They have relocated to First Street, and the restaurant has traditional indoor atmosphere downstairs,upstairs bar and live music,and...More
Read the reviews and decided to dine there before the Opera, around the corner. Interesting menu with unusual combinations...pork chops were good, the Snapper itself was fresh & excellent, but the artichokes on top were pickled and too much vinegar taste!! Yuck.. The Polenta side...More
My wife and I had dinner here Saturday night with another couple who also had never been before but had heard great things and made our reservation. The food was outstanding and so was the very professional service - a rare combination in Sarasota! Our...More
I have eaten here twice and both times the meal was outstanding. The menu incorporates some standard items, done uniquely, and some unusual like Cape Buffalo ( excellent). They have a very nice piano bar upstairs and a great outside eating area.
We chanced upon Maximo when most places in SArasota were shut on a Monday evening. The menu has an African theme which is unusual and the very helpful Maitre'D very patiently went through the menu. They use very fresh ingredients and the food was delicious...More
Maximo was a pleasant surprise. The food was interesting and well prepared. The service was friendly. Large windows make the space bright and comfortable. The snapper was well prepared and tasty. The menu was priced about right. Worth a return trip.
We were taken here by friends who live near Maximo's in January just after Chef Max opened at this location. Max is a real character with roots in Greece, Italy and South Africa, and he has created a wonderful restaurant and environment -- photos of...More