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Lido Beach Grill

700 Benjamin Franklin Dr, Sarasota, FL 34236-2011
+1 941-388-2161
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good31%
  • Average15%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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700 Benjamin Franklin Dr, Sarasota, FL 34236-2011
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Dined here many times when it was private owner. Now it is a part of the opl hotel group. When we ask the hostess for a table in dining room she said " would you like to sit in the bar area for happy hour...More

Thank Classact10
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Food and service were excellent, this was a nice dinner during a long weekend getaway. Usually we eat at casual places for dinner, but decided to dress nicely and go out. It can be pricey, but their are many choices on the menu, and the...More

Thank Tina O
Reviewed 3 June 2017

You cross the lovely St Armands circle, follow the road along the beautiful Lido beach to the Lido beach resort, take the elevator to the 8th floor - and ... vuala (or is it voila) - you're there. The incredible view from the balcony, the...More

Thank yefims2015
Reviewed 25 May 2017

Had dinner there last night. Best dinner ever. Food was amazing, only to be out done by the magnificent view. The waiter was the best. Very professional. Even was able to pair a wine to compliment our meal. Which I felt the chef designed personally...More

Thank susana6684
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

Friendly and attentive staff. Nice wine selection. Filets and rack of lamb were very good. Way above average restaurant for a mediocre hotel.

Thank karenjnz1
Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

The Brunch at Lido Beach Resort is great! There is a wide selection of breakfast items as well as lunch items. I tried a majority of the items, but the tastiest was the Cuban shredded meat, the pork belly, and the fresh made waffles with...More

Thank Crispy12
Reviewed 24 April 2017 via mobile

Nice food , quick, delicious, little expensive I would rate it as $$ not $ Right on the lido beach Chicken crispy and double cheese burger ,both are great choices

Thank Panda84s
Reviewed 6 April 2017

This was a great evening. Our waiter was terrific. He took me to a private little area to watch the sunset and stayed with me. We chatted and had fun. The food was tasty and the atmosphere was nice. Our teenage son joined us half-way...More

Thank pjrobb
Reviewed 27 March 2017

Perfect spot for happy hour or late night snacks/cocktails. Very crowded during happy hour with a lot of older clients who have discovered early bird dining and drinks. We went later and it was nice with a piano bar, and nice evening cocktails overlooking the...More

Thank cjroswell
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

Went with friends for brunch. Andy, our server, was accommodating and fun! He explained the service and buffet and was quick to replenish drinks and our tableware. The variety of entrees were fresh and well supplied. Everything from the standards eggs bene, prime rib carving...More

Thank amy099
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Waitstaff, Television
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, View
Open Hours
10:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 700 Benjamin Franklin Dr, Sarasota, FL 34236-2011
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Sarasota
  • Phone Number: +1 941-388-2161
Serving dinner seven days a week and Brunch on Sunday, The Lido Beach Grille specializes in modern American cuisine with an emphasis on fresh seafood. Using only the freshest ingredients, our Executive Chef Matt Lewis creates a variety of entree selections - from salad to choice meats and local seafood - and house specialty desserts Our atmosphere is upscale but casual, with the only panoramic views of the Gulf of Mexico and the Sarasota skyline.In the Sunset Lounge, gather for pre-dinner mixed drinks, cocktails, beer, and wine. And, as the name implies, enjoy the best sunset views over the Gulf.Every Sunday, join us for the best Champagne Brunch in the city. Featuring omelet and prime rib stations, breakfast and lunch buffet items, a raw bar, salads, breads, and desserts, the Lido Grille Sunday Brunch has something for every taste and every age.
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