Like you, each of our Member Restaurants are constantly evaluating their daily routines. With the safety and health of the community guiding all decisions, our locally-owned, independent restaurants continue to work on ways to adapt their traditional services to limit person-to-person contact without sacrificing integrity and attention to guests.

Please CLICK HERE to view updated restaurant information including takeout menus, delivery services, and more. 

Michael John's 13th Annual Summer Certificate Program

The 13th annual Michael John's Summer Gift Certificate Program starts this Monday. June 29th thru July 4th!  30% off all gift certificates (CASH ONLY).  This program is more important than ever now. We understand that everyone has been financially affected by this pandemic and we are here to support our community. No expiration on our car...
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Brunch and blues return to Mattison's Riverwalk

Mattison's popular weekend brunch returns to its open-air restaurant location on the Bradenton Riverwalk every Saturday and Sunday. On the fourth Sunday of each month, brunch diners are treated to a live blues performance. The monthly Blues Brunch, a partnership with Realize Bradenton and the Bradenton Blues Festival, features top local, ...
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4th of July Celebrations!

Brick's Smoked Meats - Downtown Sarasota 1528 State Street Sarasota, Fl 34236 941-993-1435 Banquets, boats and backyards - Brick's Smoked Meats is famous for helping make the most of your celebrations. Now they'll make your Independence Day great by giving you the best catering deals!Spend over $100 on your 4th of July catering and r...
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 Enjoy lite bites & drink specials at Fins daily from 4 to 6 PM. Grab a seat on the cocktail deck or at the bar! We'll have a brand-new menu waiting for you You can order for dine-in AND to-go from our regular menus! We also have wine, beer & packaged alcohol available for takeout. Simply call ahead to place your order, then pick it up...
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element: steak. seafood. pasta. Reopens for Business

From element: modern meditteranean grill to element: steak. seafood. pasta., this Sarasota staple is continuing their posh, contemporary vibe that this town has come to know and love. element is returning to the Sarasota scene with a modern, simplistic elegance. Extended outdoor seating and a cafe style veranda will make you feel like you are the s...
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Harry's Summer Specials!

Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch and Dinner 9 am TO 8 pmPatio and Inside SeatingCurbside/TOGO AvailableSummer SpecialsThree Course Prix Fixe $32with Wine Pairing $4630% Off Bottles of Wine Harry's Summer Dinner Prix Fixe Available for Dine In and Take Out served through June, 2020 Harry's Restaurant 5 pm to 8 pm first course choice of soups of the day La F...
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Extended Happy Hour and More!

 Extended Happy Hour Daily 3 to 7pmStarting FridayStarting this Friday, June 19, we're extending our happy hour until 7pm!House Wells $3Domestic Drafts & Bottles $3Specialty Bottles $4House WIne $5House Mixers $5MAKE RESERVATIONS LIVE MUSIC AT THE SNOOK DECKThursdays 5 - 8pmFridays 6 - 9pmSaturdays 6 - 9pmSundays 3 - 6pm  SUNDAY BRUNC...
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HAPPY HOUR starts back up in the Crow's Nest tavern from 4-6pm during the week and 12-6 on Saturday and Sunday! Enjoy HALF OFF well liquor drinks, select draft beer and house wine!! We are operating on a limited capacity and the tavern is first come first serve, so come on by from 4-6pm and enjoy the happiest hours at the Crow's Nest!  $8...
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Summer Specials at the Crow's Nest

$8 APPS IN THE TAVERN MONDAY-THURSDAY! We're kicking off the Summer with $8 Appetizers in the Tavern! Monday through Thursday from 11:30-4pm enjoy the following appetizers for only $8 each! Check out the list below and then we hope to see you soon! Fried Calamari, Sesame Seared Ahi Tuna, Steamed Mussels, Escargot, Margherita Flatbread & Tomato ...
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Celebrate Father's Day With an Original!

The Breakfast House - Sarasota 1817 Fruitville Road Sarasota, FL 34236 941.366.6860 The Breakfast House, located on Fruitville Road, downtown (look for the yellow house with the white picket fence), has become one of the most popular breakfast and lunch eateries to hit the city. Celebrate Dad with the signature Key West Benedict, Homemade Corn Beef...
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Savor Sarasota

Each year, Visit Sarasota County hosts Savor Sarasota to showcase the award-winning and legendary restaurants that call the Suncoast home. From June 1st through the 14th, dozens of area restaurants are featuring multi-course lunch and dinner menus for just $16 and $32 per person. Though #SavorSarasota is not exactly the same this year, we...
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Cinco de Mayo Celebrations

Birdrock Taco Shack 1004 10th Ave West  Bradenton, FL 34205 941.545.9966  Hours: 11:00am - 9:00pm  Birdrock Taco Shack will be opening the porch following current CDC guidelines on Cinco de Mayo with limited inside seating. Birdrock has partnered with Darwin's brewery on the release of their new Mexican lager! Pur...
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Mother's Day Celebrations

From Anna Maria Island to Venice Pier, the member restaurants of The Sarasota-Manatee Originals are offering dining, take out, and delivery options to celebrate all of the amazing Moms out there.  1812 Osprey - Sarasota 1812 South Osprey Avenue Sarasota, FL 34239 941.954.5400 Located within the South Side Village, 1812 Osprey is a ch...
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Mattison’s Partners with Local Businesses to Deliver over 600 Meals to Frontline Heroes

Mattison's has partnered with local businesses to provide meals for local healthcare workers and first responders who are on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic. Since March 30th, Mattison's has prepared and delivered 620 meals to those helping keep everyone healthy and safe. Chef Paul Mattison's states, "This is a very trying time for many bu...
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The Grocery Guide

During turbulent times, restaurants respond by finding creative ways to support and serve their communities. Several members of the Sarasota-Manatee Originals are now offering convenient and safe grocery shopping alternatives with online grocery markets and curbside pick up options. Below you will find a list of these restaurants, their o...
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Gather Around the Table with Family Meals from Local Restaurants

Like you, each of our Member Restaurants are constantly evaluating their daily routines. With the safety and health of the community guiding all decisions, our locally-owned, independent restaurants continue to work on ways to adapt their traditional services to limit person-to-person contact without sacrificing integrity and attention to guests. T...
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Easter Dinner 2020

Easter traditions are special and unique to each family. During this difficult time that we are facing as a nation it is especially important to find a way to continue to celebrate our unique traditions. We have worked with our local member restaurants to provide information on restaurants offering special takeout Easter brunch, lunch, and din...
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EDIBLE EATS - It's a Family Affair

BY NICOLE CARBON / PHOTOGRAPHY BY CHAD SPENCER | APRIL 17, 2019| APRIL 17, 2019 This article originally appeared in Edible Sarasota and can be found here: When you walk into 1812 Osprey you are greeted with a warm welcome. Even though the restaurant is only in its ...
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Blasé Bistro & Martini Bar Stirs Up Southside Village

Hillview's newest restaurant is anything but blasé with a romantic vibe and euro-inspired cuisine. Presented by Blasé Bistro & Martini Bar Local music fans on Siesta Key and beyond know Blasé Café & Martini Bar is the place to be Friday and Saturday nights for solid bands, carefree dancing and hearty dishes. But like all us "locals," someti...
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Sage Receives Chaîne des Rôtisseurs Recognition

On February 8th the hard working team at Sage was given the recognition from the prestigious Chaîne des Rôtisseurs for their accomplishments as a culinary institute. With a stellar menu and service to match, Sage proudly displays the Chaine Des Rotisseurs plate in the restaurant dining room to signify that "A Culinary ...
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