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Maison Blanche

2605 Gulf of Mexico Dr, Longboat Key, FL 34228-3106
+1 941-383-8088
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good14%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“suckling pig” (20 reviews)
“amuse bouche” (11 reviews)
“foie gras” (13 reviews)
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French, European, International, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly
2605 Gulf of Mexico Dr, Longboat Key, FL 34228-3106
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Reviewed 17 October 2017

We were very excited about trying this restaurant due to all the fantastic reviews here. We were expecting Michelin Star; James Beard level service and quality – meaning we would receive a memorable experience where the food is full of interesting flavors, textures, and is...More

Thank Katwich10
Reviewed 7 October 2017

On each visit I make to the Sarasota area I look for the best dining venues to take my resident relations to. In all of my efforts, Maison Blanche continues to stand in a league of its own in the area. The dining room has...More

Thank SCBD
Reviewed 27 September 2017

Once you are inside the atmosphere and menu immerse you in Fine French dining European servings ....excellent and attentive service, quiet setting, excellent wines Especially nice on New Years Eve but always special Bon Appetit

Thank Iffer51
Reviewed 20 August 2017

My wife and I had been there many years ago, but as 35-year residents of Longboat never found a reason to return...However for our 59th anniversary decided to stop in. Excellent service...my wife is unable to eat very much, and the waiter was most helpful...More

Thank Longboater
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

We enjoy the fine French food and quiet elegance of this restaurant which we think is the best in the Sarasota area

1  Thank 480JMartin
Reviewed 7 August 2017

Lovely, refined French restaurant. Perfect for quiet celebrations. The menu is relatively small but includes some uncommon choices like sweetbreads and (last night) seared foie gras. Very extensive wine list but no cocktails. I was very impressed with the originality of some of the dishes....More

Thank IWU_Mom
Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

Outstanding! Time and effort is put into the menu. My husband took the fixed menu with shrimp, tuna, and pineapple desert - to die for! I took the crabmeat app - lump crab with curry, very good. Salmon entree - best I ever had...They gave...More

1  Thank Jean C
Reviewed 22 July 2017

Top French In FL......NOT! This place is an embarrassment to the concept of French cuisine and has been riding on chef's laurels a bit too long. Cheap rent in timeshare building allows for restaurant to survive in the limited competition on Longboat Key. It's just...More

1  Thank Zforall
Reviewed 20 July 2017

We visited th restaurant for my husbands birthday this past Saturday evening.although the service is was excellent, the food left much to be desired. There were not enough appetizers or entrees on the menu. Also, the food was not exceptional,in relation to the price.charged. Just...More

Thank Barbara C
Reviewed 2 July 2017

We didn't get an opportunity to dine at the exquisite Maison Blanche last year because owner/chef Jose Martinez and his family were in the south of France when we were vacationing in Sarasota. But the James Beard nominee informed us that no such trip was...More

Thank Taylor B
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26 April 2017|
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Response from lbktraveler | Reviewed this property |
no dress code, but I would not wear shorts or jeans
Alphonse D
16 January 2017|
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Response from SpringfieldFresser | Reviewed this property |
Best to call. It's sure to be romantic.
Alphonse D
31 December 2016|
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Response from Mblbk | Property representative |
The fixed price menu for valentine is $90
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$65
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2605 Gulf of Mexico Dr, Longboat Key, FL 34228-3106
    (4 miles from St Armond's Circle; and 6 miles downtown Sarasota)
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Longboat Key
  • Phone Number: +1 941-383-8088
  • E-mail
Maison Blanche, or “white house” in French, embodies the ultimate in sophistication; simple yet elegant, a modern but still-classic approach to dining. Maison Blanche enjoys a reputation as THE BEST restaurant in the Sarasota area and one of the finest in the state of Florida due to the consistent high quality of food and service. Both the luxurious decor and the incredibly sumptuous menu bring your dining experience to life. Every detail of your meal is approached with the sole purpose of making your evening and the occasion truly memorable. With a menu featuring only the finest cuts of meat, the freshest seafood, poultry, game and produce, renowned chef, Jose Martinez creates meals that delight the palate from start to finish.
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