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Sofrito Mama's

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935 N Beneva Rd Ste 613, Sarasota Commons Plaza, Sarasota, FL 34232-1344
+1 941-554-8786
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11:00 - 20:00
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Tue - Fri 11:00 - 20:00
Sat 12:00 - 19:00
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Love this place! Best empanadas in town! Definitely recommend if you are in the area. Everytime we come in there the owner is super friendly!

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1 Thank bmbzek
Clearwater, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wao,was not expecting find so such eating place my taste in Sarasota, excellent service, sorry eat all the food then remember the pic, definitely I b back and will put some pics

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1 Thank Barbaraeufemio O
Sarasota, Florida
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8 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Take out restaurant with a few umbrella tables outside. Delicious Puerto Rican dishes served by enthusiastic owners. Large meaty portions, and a few vegetarian items. There are specials for each day of the week..

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1 Thank Suncoaststaffer
Sarasota, Florida
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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

There is no eating inside the restaurant but if you like the out doors there are tables outside to eat.

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1 Thank Jose D
Atlanta, Georgia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Based on the other reviews, we delayed starting our drive back home for an hour or so to try the food here. It was definitely worth the delay! Empanadas, maduros , Cuban sandwich were all excellent and the owners seem to really care about their food and their customers. We took a flan for dessert later and the owner gave... More 

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1 Thank yooveeay
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I am always a little skeptical of small places that serve only take out. This place was an exception to that rule AMAZING! The beef stew was perfectly flavored and the Puerto Rican Cuban was just delicious. Well worth the trip. The staff was so wonderful. Just like we were eating at their home. I will definitely be back really... More 

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1 Thank Crystal A
Sarasota, Florida
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15 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The food here is absolutely delicious. We have been here many times and it never disappoints. Its one of my favorite places to eat. They only have seating outside, so keep that in mind. They serve big portions, I can never eat it all. I love it. The tres leches cake is the best.

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2 Thank slg213
East Lansing, Michigan
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This may be a small take-out place but the food is big in flavor! Their food is cooked as you order so you'll know it's fresh. I loved their empanadas! If you haven't been here, you must try it. You're missing out on very good Puerto Rican food.

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1 Thank Jennifer G
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Generous portions, perfectly seasoned roasted pork and my favorite fried plantains. Definitely a good choice for tonight's dinner (& tomorrow's lunch of leftovers). There are a few outside tables, but this really is a takeout place. Something I was unaware of when I arrived. The bonus to sitting outside is the seranade you are privy to by the gentleman working... More 

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2 Thank Jennifer H
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The owners are great. Food is amazing and made to order all the time. My favorites are the steak and onions, stews, and chicken and rice special. Everything is always great with their empanadas,!!! 💟💟💟🤓🤓👌

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$8 - US$13
Cuisine
Caribbean, Latin, Spanish, Puerto Rican, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Seating, Digital Payments
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Tuesday
11:00 - 20:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 20:00
Thursday
11:00 - 20:00
Friday
11:00 - 20:00
Saturday
12:00 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 935 N Beneva Rd Ste 613, Sarasota Commons Plaza, Sarasota, FL 34232-1344
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Sarasota
  • Phone Number: +1 941-554-8786
Description
At Sofrito Mama's you will find mouth watering, home-style Puerto Rican cuisine. Our menu is filled with a wide array of reasonably priced, traditional meals for the entire family from fried appetizers, rice & beans, roast pork & stews, salads, to signature specialty dishes & delicious homemade desserts. Whether it's lunch or dinner, Sofrito Mama's Latin Comfort Food is just what you need to tickle your hunger fancy.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?