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Cafe Epicure

1298 N Palm Ave, Sarasota, FL 34236-5604
+1 941-366-5648
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good40%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible11%
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“gelato” (44 reviews)
“pasta” (44 reviews)
“fruit tart” (3 reviews)
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11:00 AM - 10:30 PM Hours
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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1298 N Palm Ave, Sarasota, FL 34236-5604
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great location and wonderful outside seating. Pizza is very good with large selection. Service was excellent. They were out of a couple of wines, but the bartender was very proactive with alternative selections. Great way to spend an afternoon in Sarasota.

Thank CDR1959
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Four of us stopped by for a coffee as there was outside seating. Coffees arrived after about ten minutes and they were Luke warm and mostly froth in a smallish cup. Not really impressed at all except when they gave us 16 dollars too much...More

1  Thank JBG1
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Get the cioppino! They gave us a table in the bar area which was lively but not overbearing. Our server recommended the cioppino which was excellent. We will be back soon.

Thank jeffsreviews99
Reviewed 11 April 2018

- one chicken salad with no dressing. There was one square slice of cheese, drizzled with something...that later the waitress explained was the dressing!! - a pizza was ordered with tomatoes and bacon. I was expecting slices of tomatoes and crispy bacon (pancetta) on top....More

Thank cristina s
Reviewed 9 April 2018 via mobile

Service was not great. Wait staff didn’t understand English which I don’t understand why they were there! Pizza came out cold and when reheated was still cold ! I was never asked if I would like a refill on my coke. Thought we would give...More

Thank Robert V
Reviewed 4 April 2018 via mobile

Excellent service and food, homemade ravioli and brick oven pizza. Great selection of wines and dirty martinis yum yum. Run don’t walk there!!!!

Thank twin0421
Reviewed 2 April 2018

It's been a few years since our last visit to Cafe Epicure. This past visit is our absolute Last Visit. I usually don't bother writing reviews about mediocrity because it abounds in most restaurants so I tend to focus on our wonderful or terrible experiences....More

Thank KennyGee68
Reviewed 24 March 2018

At almost any hour, this is a safe bet for a tasty and filling snack or meal. From soups to vegetarian pasta dishes to hearty seafood or meat-based meals, this is a reliable stop to make in the vibrant Main Street area downtown. A full...More

Thank Bokononer
Reviewed 17 March 2018 via mobile

We ate here prior to going to the theater. The place looks like a carry out but it is an Italian restaurant. They have a nice selection of pastas, entries, pizzas and salads. We ordered soups and salads. They were moderately priced and good. The...More

Thank paulhollinger
Reviewed 14 March 2018 via mobile

Went here recently with a couple friends. Both of them ordered the lasagna and I had the Carbonara. The food was amazing and generous portions, if I was eating food alone it would be 4.5 stars... Not the best I've ever had but worth going...More

Thank MAX01974
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1298 N Palm Ave, Sarasota, FL 34236-5604
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Sarasota
  • Phone Number: +1 941-366-5648
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