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Burns Court Cafe

401 S Pineapple Ave, corner of Dolphin st., Sarasota, FL 34236-7023
+1 941-312-6633
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good28%
  • Average7%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
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“quiche” (39 reviews)
“salad” (17 reviews)
French, Cafe, Mediterranean
$$ - $$$
401 S Pineapple Ave, corner of Dolphin st., Sarasota, FL 34236-7023
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Burns Court Cafe is a great cafe on the corner of Pineapple and Dolphin, one small block from the Burns Court theater. It’s located in such a great section of downtown. Their food is always so good. But, it’s also the perfect place to come...More

Thank Lorinn S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A couple weeks ago my friend and I decided to go to Burns Court Cafe for early lunch. What a major disappointment! First off, the lady "in charge" was not interested in being helpful or the least bit friendly. We placed our order, after being...More

Thank Nancy M
Reviewed 8 March 2018

We stopped in after seeing a movie at Burns Court Cinemas The first question we were asked was how long we were going to stay! Well, we said we were there for dinner so however long it took us to eat! It was jazz night...More

Thank capecod09
Reviewed 20 February 2018 via mobile

We ate brunch here on February 17th. We had an omelette that was scorched and had very little ingredients wrapped inside. When I asked the lady behind the counter for butter for my croissant, I was given a snarl and a wag of her head....More

Thank Idlecruz
Reviewed 18 February 2018 via mobile

I was really disappointed visiting this restaurant for breakfast. Firstly the attendant was not very welcoming. I ordered the banana/walnut and crepe which came cold and stiff and not very fresh looking. It looked like it had been taken out of the freezer and warmed....More

Thank KWsix3
Reviewed 27 January 2018 via mobile

We just had dinner at Burns Court Cafe. It was a lesson in extremes. The food was delicious, but most was served cold. Service was horrendous. One server seemed to be taking care of the whole restaurant while the others stood around and watched customer's...More

Thank CalgaryGirl26
Reviewed 18 January 2018

The music room is small, perhaps 6 tables plus the bar, but you can still hear even in the outer area. Jazz there 4-5 nights a week. Interesting menu -- my soup of the day was a delightful home-made tomato basil, and the boeuf bourguignonne...More

Thank buffytvs488
Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

Quaint place. Very sweet server. Good food. Overpriced. Fast service. Wine bar was hopping. Close to Burns.

Thank Rina B
Reviewed 21 September 2017

I hate to tell you how good this place is because it is very small and intimate and in the season (Jan. - March) it is already almost impossible to get into. They have all sorts of delicious goodies to eat and amazing wines served...More

Thank AnnHankinson
Reviewed 7 September 2017

The Burns court Café is my favorite spot to sneak out and meet my husband for a quiet lunch in downtown Sarasota. The French owners and employees are very sweet and considerate. Nothing is ever rushed or noisy. Every meal has a small salad included...More

Thank Micklav4
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
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Open Hours
8:30 AM - 9:30 PM
8:30 AM - 9:30 PM
8:30 AM - 9:30 PM
8:30 AM - 9:30 PM
8:30 AM - 9:30 PM
8:30 AM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 401 S Pineapple Ave, corner of Dolphin st., Sarasota, FL 34236-7023
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Sarasota
  • Phone Number: +1 941-312-6633
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