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What is Eat Like a Local Restaurant Week?

Eat Like a Local Restaurant week is brought to you by The Sarasota-Manatee Originals. The best locally owned restaurants in Bradenton, Sarasota and Venice. Eat Like a Local Restaurant Week is your opportunity to try as many great locally owned restaurants as your schedule allows. Ever wondered about that restaurant you thought might be out of your price range? Eat Like a Local Restaurant Week is your chance to give it a try with the security of knowing exactly what you will be spending.

How much are the meals during Eat Like a Local Restaurant Week?

Restaurants will offer either:
Breakfast/Lunch: $9, $19, $29 two-course meal for one person.
Dinner: $19, $29, $39, $49 three-course meal for one person.

Where do I make reservations?

Reservations are made at each individual restaurant. Not every restaurant accepts reservations, so be sure to contact the restaurant if you are unsure.

Are there any additional costs I should be aware of when dining out during Eat Like a Local Restaurant Week?

Please keep in mind that beverage, tax and gratuity are not included in the special pricing. There may be some restaurants that do offer a beverage, consult individual menus for specifics. Gratuity, however, is never included and the wait staff work very hard this week. Please tip generously, it's good karma!

Will the restaurant offer their regular menu as well as Eat Like a Local Restaurant Week's special menu?


What are they serving?

It depends on the restaurant. Each restaurant has created a customized menu. Every menu is a depiction of each chefs culinary talents and the type of food that restaurant specializes in. Click on Menu tab for each participating restaurant to view each restaurant’s menu for Restaurant Week.

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