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Fresh Start Cafe

630 S Orange Ave, Sarasota, FL 34236-7504
+1 941-373-1242
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good29%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (8 reviews)
“shakshuka” (16 reviews)
“frittata” (11 reviews)
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8:00 AM - 3:00 PMAll hours
American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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630 S Orange Ave, Sarasota, FL 34236-7504
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Reviewed 12 September 2017

Every time we visit Sarasota will always come to Fresh Start Cafe. The quality of the ingredients are great and the service is very attentive. The menu has been updated from a few years ago and serves the tastes and preferences of people today. You...More

Thank Karren M
Reviewed 3 September 2017

Fresh Start is a keeper! Seating outside is particularly enjoyable. Super menu of breakfast and lunch items served from opening to afternoon closing. Wait staff is friendly and generally efficient although there are times that the kitchen gets backed up.

Thank kneel126
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

Randomly picked this restaurant while in Sarasota based on Trip Advisor reviews. My husband and I really enjoyed our meals. Neither of us were adventurous enough that morning to try the Israeli food, but if we ever go back to Sarasota we will! The coffee...More

Thank Laura G
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

Outdoor patio safe for humans and dogs alike; umbrella-shaded and cozy. Very attentive service for Sunday breakfast. Enjoyed bacon frittata, raisin French toast, fresh fruit sides, pancakes and egg & tomato Burris. Delicious coffee and HOT. A very chill place to hang out with friends,...More

Thank mmslms
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

A great Place. Greeted by very friendly staff. The coffee was delicious. Both my wife and I had Shakshuka for breakfast which was extremely well executed. More than ample portions. Overall a wonderful experience- anxious to return.

Thank eismd1
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

I went to this restaurant for breakfast not knowing it was mainly Jewish food. The server recommended shakshuka which turned out to be healthy and tasty. I will definitely go back to try some other delicious food

Thank Al O
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

Family of four enjoyed our meal very much I had the Mediterranean platter which was overflowing, also popular was the tomato soup and the ham and cheese croissant sandwich. Place was very popular and service could have been a little faster but was doable. Prices...More

Thank Heather E
Reviewed 31 July 2017

Good service not great. Cool patio area. The food is fresh and portions are ok, however I think is a bit expensive for what you get. I like their food, but the place is so small that I was feeling claustrophobic. The tables are super...More

Thank Nais9110
Reviewed 22 July 2017

Awesome service, awesome food - coffee out of this world - breakfast was phenomenal - absolute top shelf place - we come to Lido Key 1-2 times a year and will put this on our favorite list

Thank tturboarnp
Reviewed 3 June 2017

Mediterranean platter, salad variety, soups and croissants are outstanding, Service is super. Location is lovely. Thumbs UP UP!

Thank CAH324
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Gram E
26 December 2016|
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Response from Gram E | Reviewed this property |
I called. They do not take reservations.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 630 S Orange Ave, Sarasota, FL 34236-7504
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Sarasota
  • Phone Number: +1 941-373-1242
It is a fairly new resteraunt that serves breakfast and lunch, and is very good, as well as the service...with an outdoor patio and insde.seating and is open everyday from 8am to 3pm.....
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