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Hillview Grill - CLOSED

1920 Hillview St, Sarasota, FL 34239-3607
+1 941-952-0045
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good31%
  • Average9%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible8%
25 Jan 2017
“Closed for business ”
12 Oct 2016
“Disappointing return”
Restaurant Hours Closed
American, Bar, Pub
1920 Hillview St, Sarasota, FL 34239-3607
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Reviewed 25 January 2017 via mobile

Closed for business. New ownership not yet in place. Few details available. Stay tuned for details. This location has struggled since original owners left some years ago.

Thank Peter A
Reviewed 13 October 2016

After many years of going to the Hillview Grill nearly every visit to Sarasota, I can say that this is no longer on my list. Our last several visits have been disappointing. Certain menu items we loved are no longer on the menu. Service is...More

Thank retireewannabe
Reviewed 6 August 2016

The Hillivew Grill is all right by me. The service was great and I'm pleased that we got in and out quickly with full bellies and big smiles!

Thank Millicent S
Reviewed 20 July 2016

The place has a lovely atmosphere, the tapenade that they bring at no charge with the warm rolls is just the best. The waitress gave us excellent service and was friendly.

Thank Baker60
Reviewed 4 May 2016

while I have eaten here before, and the food was perfect, on Saturday night, I sat at the bar to have a drink, just as I did Friday night, while waiting to meet a friend. let me say, the bartender, did not present any drink...More

Thank Cat N
Reviewed 13 April 2016 via mobile

Our recent visit to Hillview Grill proved to be a big disappointment. We arrived late afternoon. Our server Barbara was very accommodating as she present us with menu, after menu, after menu. Which alerts me to wonder, why so many offerings?? How and why do...More

Thank foodforthoughtNaples
Reviewed 10 April 2016 via mobile

We ate dinner at Hillview after reading the good reviews & seeing they had a GF menu. The good reviews must have been from long ago b/c this place was awful. Sat night at 6:45 and there was barely a person in the place. That...More

Thank SDJ2
Reviewed 6 April 2016

I was in Sarasota visiting family and had lunch at the Hillview Grill. I was very satisfied with the service and the ambiance was lovely! I was happy to find healthier choices on their menu, such as fruit platters, freshly squeezed juices and even omelettes....More

1  Thank loves2travel1111
Reviewed 1 April 2016

The $10.00 lunch was a big disappointment. Just average burger and cold sweet potato fries. We were in town for a Doctor appointment and someone we met going into the restaurant said it had been there a long time. Not many customers for a lunch...More

Thank ParTcake
Reviewed 24 March 2016 via mobile

Nice lunch. Good variety of $10 specials. Homemade chips that weren't too greasy or salty. Also offered $10 burgers and beer on Thursday. Lots of restaurants in the area near hospital but would definitely go back here. Was told it is under new management about...More

Thank Joaniek4950
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Restaurant Details

American, Bar, Pub
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 AM
11:00 AM - 9:00 AM
11:00 AM - 9:00 AM
11:00 AM - 9:00 AM
11:00 AM - 9:00 AM
4:00 AM - 9:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1920 Hillview St, Sarasota, FL 34239-3607
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Sarasota
  • Phone Number: +1 941-952-0045
  • E-mail
Hillview Grill is a local neighborhood favorite. Serving lunch Mon - Sat and dinner Mon - Sun. Specialties include seafood, steaks, burgers, salads and small plates. A full bar and daily features offer many choices. Hillview Grill is a casual dining establishment focused on fresh, quality ingredients. Outdoor seating, a private dining area and friendly service make for a wonderful dining experience and compliment the motto, "Good food served here."
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