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Address: 300 Madison Dr, Sarasota, FL 34236-1300
Phone Number: +1 941-388-1554
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10:00 - 22:00
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Sun 11:00 - 19:00
Mon - Sat 10:00 - 22:00
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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A unique island shopping experience with over 140 upscale shops, boutiques,...

A unique island shopping experience with over 140 upscale shops, boutiques, art galleries and award winning restaurants set amidst lush tropical landscaping, antique statuary, courtyards and patios. Art festivals, classic car shows, family-friendly Halloween event and a spectacular holiday display add to the excitement.

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Love going to St Armand's. Has a small village feel with big city stores. Love the restaurants and the shopping

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
mariapitz
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Sarasota, Florida
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Sarasota, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Love going to St Armand's. Has a small village feel with big city stores. Love the restaurants and the shopping

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Osprey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Everything you could want for upscale shopping and dining. A great selection for dining .. family to elegant . I would say leave early to avoid the traffic if there is an event that day. You could be on the bridge for hours waiting to get there. The Blue dolphin is fun and good for breakfast.

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West London
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Easy to get to from Siesta Key, and there are two free parking areas to the south. Maps are available inside the shops which are based around the large circle area. The shops were interesting and varied as were the dining options. We chose Tommy Bahanas which had some great salads and food for lunch.

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Edmonton, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We lucked out and visited here during their annual art show, which lined the circle and went down a street. Besides that, it is a lovely-albeit-busy spot to stroll and shop. Some chain stores, but many local shops, too. Not too spread out, with lots of variety.

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Tampa, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We go to St. Armands quite often . We tried a number of the restaurants and desert places, all were good. Great shopping, a lot of fine little stores.

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Thank rockyny2014
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Shopping here is the best, from little boutiques & restaurants that line the circle. Great place to window shop or buy that special gift for you or someone special. Don't miss walking around the inner circle green area & read about all the famous circus acts with their families. Always reminding you that it was the winter home of the... More 

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Liberty, Illinois
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Beautiful, clean area. Lots of restaurants and shops. The circle and statues were an interesting walk. All prices are at the tourist high level. Google directions do not function well within the strange formation of the circle crosswalks.

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Fort Worth, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Good food, shopping, beach, and family stuff. Good area for meetings like at the Lido a few blocks away. Good area to mix vacation and business trips

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Marietta, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We came out to Armand Circle with friends and had no idea what or where it was. It was easy to get to and parking was quick, easy and free at the time we went. Central to the area is the big circular park with the historical monuments to the circus since Armand Circle was Mr. Ringling's vision. The area... More 

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Louisa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

During a recent vacation to Venice, Florida, we drove up to St. Armand's Circle in Sarasota. Great place to enjoy some window shopping and restaurants galore! It's always a nice way to spend an afternoon...away from the beach.

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