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23 N Lemon Ave, Sarasota, FL 34236-5730
+1 941-365-1020
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good25%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“branzino” (17 reviews)
“lasagna” (22 reviews)
“dover sole” (9 reviews)
Open Now
4:00 PM - 10:00 PMAll hours
Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
23 N Lemon Ave, Sarasota, FL 34236-5730
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Reviewed yesterday

My wife and I recently celebrated our anniversary at Salute. From the moment we walked in, we knew we were in for a special treat. Warmly greeted and seated at a perfect table, we checked over the menu and wine list. Our server, Rosetta, recommended...More

Thank HappyinVenice
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had an early dinner before going to an event. We only went in because the maitre D was very persuasive showing us their specials menu. We probably should have eaten in the outside patio area as it was too warm inside. We have some...More

Thank MeMaDeborah
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Unfortunately the service is the best part of our dining experience. The food was over seasoned. Especially with salt. The linguine with clam sauce had so much garlic it was hard to eat. The other pasta dish we ordered was with vodka sauce. It was...More

Thank TravelingSilvers
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

Loved this place so much. The food and wine and service is perfect. Lasagna was the best I have ever had.

Thank Gary G
Reviewed 16 August 2017

This was our first visit to Salute. It is good Italian food, well prepared with great quality ingredients. Wait staff was very good and portions were generous. We had plenty of time to enjoy a leisurely meal with friends.

Thank photokap
Reviewed 26 July 2017

Salute is known for its seafood. Opened in 2010 at 23 North Lemon Avenue in downtown Sarasota, Florida, this high-end restaurant serves traditional Italian dishes with a large wine list. But chef Laszlo Bevardi has made a reputation with home-made pasta and whole fish dinners...More

1  Thank Taylor B
Reviewed 23 July 2017

Tonight my husband and I enjoyed one of the best dinners in this entire Bradenton/Sarasota area at Salute. William, our server, did indeed recommend the best of the best, including bone-in veal chop at medium rare, and Mediterranean sea bass filleted at our table. The...More

Thank Nancy M
Reviewed 14 July 2017

We started out with multiple appetizers, and there was not a bad one in the bunch. We ordered several entrees and shared. They were all good, but the lasagna was one of the best. The topper was the Salute Steak Al Fuoco Vivo. It was...More

Thank Donald R
Reviewed 12 July 2017

My wife and I came to sarasota for our one year anniversary. We went to Italy for our honeymoon and decided to re-create the romance by indulging in Italian cuisine once more. The ambience was absolutely amazing, not too crowded (Sunday night), with perfect music,...More

1  Thank Christopher S
Reviewed 10 July 2017

We went there for the first time on a Satuday evening with friends. The service was attentive and the food was delicious. Not to be missed is the Branzino which is flown in fresh from Italy at least twice a week. We will be back...More

1  Thank VeronicaMasonMeuser
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3 April 2017|
Response from Mark U | Reviewed this property |
28 February 2017|
Response from Mark U | Reviewed this property |
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining, Highchairs Available
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 23 N Lemon Ave, Sarasota, FL 34236-5730
    (Main Street)
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Sarasota
  • Phone Number: +1 941-365-1020
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