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Let’s Go On A Culinary Journey To Find The Best Local Restaurants That Serve Filet Mignon


Indulging in a perfectly cooked filet mignon is an absolute treat for the taste buds. Especially when the flavor and tenderness are perfected.  If you're a steak enthusiast or someone who appreciates fine dining, then you're in for a treat! Here we'll be uncovering the hidden gems of our local culinary scene – restaurants that have mastered the art of preparing and presenting exquisite filet mignon. Get ready as we take you on a savory adventure, exploring the very best that our area has to offer.


Blue Marlin Seafood

121 Bridge Street

Bradenton Beach, FL 34217


Nestled in the heart of Bradenton Beach, Blue Marlin Seafood enhances your dining experience by offering live music during the weekends, crafting inventive cocktails, and presenting an artfully curated selection of wines. Their dinner menu is a true celebration of local flavors, featuring cherished dishes such as Grouper & Clams, the hearty Cortez Chowder, and an exquisitely hand-carved Filet for the devoted carnivores.  

Icon Eatery & Bar

5450 Bollettieri Blvd

Bradenton, FL 34210


Icon Eatery & Bar - Legacy Hotel is an unforgettable delightful surprise, and the menu stands as a testament to its unique artistry. Showcasing locally sourced, Florida-grown seasonal produce and seafood freshly harvested from our coastal waters, the cuisine boasts robust flavors with a health-conscious approach, crafting extraordinary taste fusions that defy convention. Their Boursin Herb Crusted Filet is a culinary masterpiece accompanied by tender honey-glazed baby carrots and a side of perfectly smashed garlic parmesan potatoes.

Mean Deans Local Kitchen

6059 26th Street West

Bradenton, FL 34207


Mean Deans Local Kitchen stands as an inviting and refined eatery nestled within the community, where you can relish in the comfort of its casual ambiance while savoring a range of acclaimed dishes. The menu boasts an array of culinary treasures, such as their exquisite Dueling Filet Mignon.  This entree features two palate-pleasing filets, which include a 4oz. Bleu Cheese Filet and a 4oz. Béarnaise Filet.


Michael John's

1040 Carlton Arms Boulevard

Bradenton, FL 34208


Since its inception in 2006, Michael John's, affectionately known as MJ's among its loyal patrons, has solidified its place as a renowned French-American Steakhouse in the heart of Sarasota/Manatee. This distinguished establishment takes pride in its position within the Top 10 fine dining establishments in the region. Distinguished as one of Bradenton's culinary gems, Michael John's expertise lies in the art of preparing Iowa's house-aged, USDA Prime beef cuts which include their filet mignon entree, plus they offer a “filet mignon” cheeseburger and a “filet mignon” bacon bleu burger. Bon Appétit!


Beef à Portuguesa (filet mignon) at Amore


Amore Restaurant

180 North Lime Avenue

Sarasota, FL 34237


You can find Amore within the captivating historical district, this expansive yet inviting locale offers a relaxed and cozy setting, making it an ideal destination for an unforgettable dining experience. Enhancing the ambiance further, the evenings come alive with live musical performances. Their culinary offering presents a diverse array of choices including their Beef à Portuguesa (Filet Mignon).  To culminate your dining experience on a high note, the elegant desserts are a treat to the senses and are masterfully prepared table-side, adding an enchanting touch to your evening.


Cafe Gabbiano

5104 Ocean Boulevard

Sarasota, FL 34242


Cafe Gabbiano’s menu is a manifestation of cherished family recipes handed down through generations of Migliaccio's legacy. Employing solely the most pristine ingredients, their culinary artisans infuse their craft with creativity by introducing novel dishes inspired by the bounty of each season.  On their menu, you will find their Allen Brothers Filet Mignon which is a 24-day aged center cut Filet Mignon, served with a melody of mushrooms. Immerse yourself in the heart of Italy's most beloved flavors, all to be savored on the scenic shores of Siesta Key.


Duval’s Fresh. Local. Seafood.


Duval's Fresh. Local. Seafood.

1435 Main Street

Sarasota, FL 34236


Duval's is a unique restaurant and bar that holds a deep affection for exquisite seafood, melt-in-your-mouth Filet Mignon, exceptional wines, innovative cocktails, and top-tier service. Committed to community upliftment, Duval's prides itself on procuring the finest ingredients from local fishermen and farmers to ensure uncompromising quality.


Mattison’s Forty-One Bertha Palmer

Mattison's Forty-One

7275 South Tamiami Trail

Sarasota, FL 34231


Not far from the captivating Siesta Key, renowned for its stunning beach, you'll find Mattison's Forty-One. They keep the joyful beach vibes going with an all-day happy hour, a wide selection of wines, and a private dining room accommodating up to 100 guests for exceptional food and impeccable service. Staying true to Mattison's philosophy, their food is derived from hormone and antibiotic-free sources, carefully selected from small farms dedicated to excellence. With a menu that will satisfy your cravings for Filet Mignon and more. Ask for the Bertha Palmer, this entree is the ultimate surf and turf with a Filet Mignon, fresh Maine Lobster, Truffle Mashed Potatoes, and Asparagus Béarnaise.  Plus, their ambiance exudes elegance, they really know how to have fun – just inquire with their skilled entertainers at the Piano Bar. 

Michael's On East

1212 East Avenue South

Sarasota, FL 34239


Established on April 27, 1987, the renowned Michael’s On East restaurant redefines the art of fine dining, delivering exceptional cuisine and unparalleled service within the captivating ambiance of a 1940s supper club. Michael’s On East received a distinguished honor in 2009, as it secured a coveted place among the ten elite restaurants inducted into the esteemed Nation’s Restaurant News Fine Dining Hall of Fame. The restaurant's unwavering commitment to excellence shines through with its remarkable achievement of receiving the AAA Four-Diamond Award for an impressive 34 consecutive years, most recently in 2023. 

You’ll understand why they have received these honors once you sink your teeth into any one of their menu selections.  Start with the Filet Mignon Tartare or select their 8oz. or 10oz. Filet Mignon for your main course.  It is a one-of-a-kind dining experience.

Roessler's Restaurant

2033 Vamo Way

Sarasota, FL 34238


Roessler's, a cherished establishment, has been proudly owned by a local family since its inception in 1978. Renowned for its distinguished Wine Spectator Best of Award of Excellence wine selection, the restaurant embodies traditional continental cuisine, rooted in a steadfast dedication to utilizing only the finest quality ingredients. If you are looking for a superb Filet Mignon, Roessler’s is an excellent choice. A visit to Roessler's promises a dining venture accentuated by exceptional service.

Longboat Key

Euphemia Haye

5540 Gulf of Mexico Drive

Longboat Key, FL 34228


Euphemia Haye is acclaimed as the region's most extraordinary dining establishment by Frommer's Travel Guides, recognized as a top 1 percent contender nationwide by Zagat, and a repeated recipient of the prestigious Wine Spectator Award of Excellence. The culinary duo of Chef and cookbook author Raymond and D'Arcy Arpke seamlessly blend their classical training, innovative approach, and passion for fresh ingredients to consistently craft remarkable dishes. Among their illustrious creations is of course the Filet Mignon Forestiere along with their renowned signature Caesar Salad, the delectable Crisp Roast Duckling, and the expertly flambéed Prime Peppered Steak.

GROVE • Restaurant • Patio • Ballroom Filet Mignon

Lakewood Ranch

GROVE • Restaurant • Patio • Ballroom

10670 Boardwalk Loop

Lakewood Ranch, FL 34202


GROVE Restaurant, Patio, and Ballroom emerge as the latest extension of PIER 22, the renowned waterfront establishment led by restaurateurs Hugh Miller and Greg Campbell. As an upscale yet relaxed dining destination, GROVE showcases contemporary cuisine and on-site event coordination. The menu artfully balances sophistication and accessibility, drawing inspiration from local sources. Each house-made creation highlights the use of fresh, seasonal ingredients, paired with inventive culinary techniques.  One of those creations is their Filet Mignon which is prepared to please a steak lover's palate.  

Siesta Key

The Lobster Pot

5157 Ocean Boulevard

Siesta Key, FL 34242


Originally founded by Ralph Medeiros, son of a Portuguese fisherman, and his wife Adeline in Cape Cod in 1940, the "Lobster Pot" thrived on the daily catch of fresh fish and lobster by the family, infusing the restaurant with its renowned fresh flavor. Savor the refinement with their prime filet mignon, an elegant dish that's sure to leave an impression. Since 2001, the Medeiros family has upheld this legacy of authentic New England and Florida seafood at their Siesta Key location. Join them for lunch or dinner and relish in this time-honored tradition.


Miguel’s Le Petit Filet Mignon


6631 Midnight Pass Road

Siesta Key, FL 34242


Since 1983, Miguel Garcia and his sons have taken immense pride in catering to Siesta Key and beyond. With a commitment to excellence, they bring the rich culinary heritage of Europe right to your table. Miguel's presents a repertoire of award-winning delicacies, expertly crafting homemade and innovative French and continental dishes that are guaranteed to satisfy every palate.  Among those dishes are their Le Petit Filet Mignon and the Le Filet Mignon.  Where expert craftsmanship and premium ingredients unite in a masterpiece of taste.

Ophelia's on the Bay

9105 Midnight Pass Road

Siesta Key, FL 34242


Upon stepping into Ophelia's, your attention will undoubtedly be drawn to their captivating view. Two dining rooms, encased in glass, along with an open-air patio, provide an unobstructed, eye-level vantage point of Little Sarasota Bay.  With a thoughtful dinner and dessert menu you will be delighted with any choice you make.  If you are craving a prime Filet Mignon, Ophelia’s is the place to be, they always aim to impress their guests with an amazing dining experience.


Crow's Nest Restaurant & Marina

1968 Tarpon Center Drive

Venice, FL 34285


At The Crow's Nest, relish in the fusion of relaxed elegance and exquisite dining, all set against the backdrop of the Venice Inlet and the serene Intracoastal waterway. Esteemed for their commitment to fresh seafood, prime steaks, and delectable chops, their menu showcases iconic creations such as the Grouper Key Largo and the Filet Mignon complemented by the legendary 'Gunther's Sauce', a recipe originating from the acclaimed Ringling Brothers Lion Tamer Gunther Gebel-William himself. A prestigious accolade graces their Wine Cellar, boasting a selection of over 1000 wines, and earning them the coveted "Best of Award of Excellence" by the Wine Spectator.

Fins at Sharky's

1600 Harbor Drive South

Venice, FL 34285


With a direct view of the sought-after Venice Fishing Pier, Fins at Sharky's skillfully combines culinary artistry with the splendid backdrop of the Gulf of Mexico, culminating in a distinctive dining affair. Immerse yourself in the Gulf breeze, uncovering a haven where you can unwind, and relish in an authentic, expertly crafted dining experience. Encompassing an ever-evolving menu inspired by diverse global flavors and the finest seasonal South Florida ingredients, their premium cuts of pork and steak consistently offer succulent tenderness. Among those premium cuts of steak, you will find a Filet Mignon that is the perfect entree prepared to please and delight you.   

Sarasota-Manatee Originals can't help but appreciate the dedication and passion that our Members pour into their craft. Whether you're seeking a traditional steakhouse experience or a contemporary twist on a classic dish, the Suncoast dining scene has something to offer every palate. So, the next time you're craving an unforgettable meal, consider venturing into one of these remarkable restaurants and treat yourself to the elegance and sophistication of a perfectly prepared filet mignon. As always Eat Like A Local!