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239 S Links Ave, Sarasota, FL 34236-6926
+1 941-706-4740
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good13%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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5:30 PM - 8:45 PM Hours
American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
239 S Links Ave, Sarasota, FL 34236-6926
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This is our favorite place to dine. We love sitting in the wine cottage. Thank you Adam and Steve. See you soon. Ruth and Jack

Thank Karen J
Reviewed 5 days ago

Was here for a later evening seating on a quiet evening in May. This was our first visit but won't be our last. We had heard about this from several of our friends and finally made it when we had some visitors in from Chicago...More

Thank Doggonesarasota
Reviewed 5 days ago

It was supposed to be the best restaurant in town but the evening was awful. The swordfish I had was dry and tasteless. The waiter was arrogant and obviously wanted us to stop talking so that he could turn over the table. The appetizer was...More

1  Thank Frank B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We live in Sarasota, and Indigenous has a reputation as one of the best, most memorable restaurants in town. Not in our experience tonight despite what the chef/owner and staff arrogantly claim. My partner and I each ordered a swordfish special with cornbread on top....More

1  Thank AGDComm
Reviewed 14 May 2018

The food was amazing, quaint restaurant in downtown Sarasota , wonderful service will definitely come back again.

Thank dotdotgriffin
Reviewed 10 May 2018

The service is great, it seems that they take seriously their ingredients and they have many options to order wine by the glass.

Thank ivansaul2018
Reviewed 26 April 2018 via mobile

A new set of categories, like “6” or (say) higher should pertain OK, let’s make this easy on my banging this out. Just plug in “excellent,” everywhere. Soup. (Get it, like in order it) Cream of mushroom. Just do it. Entree? Oriented towards piscine, big...More

1  Thank WarehamPunter
Reviewed 21 April 2018

Lacking meat options sadly. Only meat dish a burger. 2 ofour companions chose it even though, because they only use 2 small patties, it can only be served grey to well dome. Fish of that day thoroughly over cooked. ‘Famous’ duck oil fried potatoes partially...More

Thank TrevorGillott
86LIST, Regular guest at Indigenous, responded to this reviewResponded 21 April 2018

It's a seafood restaurant.

Reviewed 15 April 2018

Indigenous is one of our favorite restaurants in Sarasota and we often arrive without a reservation and either wait for a table or seat at the bar. Last evening we arrived at 8;45 (Saturday evening) there were a few empty tables and the rude hostess...More

Thank Dezignlyn54
86LIST, Owner at Indigenous, responded to this reviewResponded 17 April 2018

We are very sorry to hear that you were spoken to rudely. We take pride in out service first. If you have dined with us before you hopefully are aware of that. This incident will not go under the bridge and we will address immediately....More

Reviewed 31 March 2018 via mobile

This is the second time we’ve been to Indigenous and the experience is always fantastic. Reserve a seat outside. It’s the best place to be. The menu always has delicious food. Everyone loved their meal. My salad and cauliflower chilli was outstanding. Oh yum! Will...More

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23 May 2017|
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Response from PeterAL10 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, I don't know if Indigenous offers gift certificates.
23 April 2017|
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Response from 154golfer | Reviewed this property |
sorry, I don't know
14 February 2017|
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Response from Karen J | Reviewed this property |
Yes ask for a table in the wine cottage🍷😎
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$28
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
5:30 PM - 8:45 PM
5:30 PM - 8:45 PM
5:30 PM - 8:45 PM
5:30 PM - 8:45 PM
5:30 PM - 8:45 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 239 S Links Ave, Sarasota, FL 34236-6926
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Sarasota
  • Phone Number: +1 941-706-4740
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Focusing on sustainable seafood and local farms in a beautiful remodeled old Florida cracker cottage, with an amazing outdoor seating area. James Beard Best Chef South Semi Finalist Steve Phelps and his team are focused on creating a better food system.
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