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Yoder's Restaurant

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3434 Bahia Vista St, Sarasota, FL 34239-7442
+1 941-955-7771
06:00 - 21:00
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Mon - Thu 06:00 - 20:00
Fri - Sat 06:00 - 21:00
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Englewood, Florida
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65 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We had lunch for 4 and we had to wait 15 minutes to get seated. The service was first class and the food was outstanding . The prices were very reasonable . One of the best restraints in Florida.

Thank Donlandis
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I'm not a huge fan of buffets, BUT this is one place that you need to try. You can also order off the menu but you get more bang for your buck and the food is delicious. Great salads and variety. Many choices on the hot food side also. The chicken is tender on the inside and just the right... More 

Thank WBFtoledo
Chicago, Illinois
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18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Have enjoyed this Yoder's since 1977, a delightful experience every time. A favorite hot weather treat is the chef's salad selected with half ham and half chicken, ranch dressing. Uniquely presented, huge serving always "just right." The pies are devoured by all, sometimes even taken home for later repast.

Thank Sandy4556
Worthing, England, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

My wife and I visited Yoders on three occasions whilst we were on our honeymoon in Siesta Key. The service was friendly and the food was superb, home cooked food which was plentiful and tasted amazing and the portions are huge. Really good value for money! The Key Lime pie is the best I have ever tasted and the Pecan... More 

Thank Stephen S
Englewood, Florida
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27 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This was our first visit to Yoder's but had been wanting to check it out as we heard they had wonderful pies. There was a line out the door to the end of the building, but we decided to wait. Hubby stood in line while I perused the little gift shop and by the time I made a 10 minute... More 

Thank JackeeW
Land O Lakes, Florida
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

You'd think your grandmothers were in the kitchen cooking all your favorites...especially those made from scratch homemade PIES! Yummy food with lovely service, you'll leave filling very satisfied and stuffed!

Thank lolbishop813
Vero Beach, Florida
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23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

The waiters were very friendly and helpful. Large variety of food from which to choose, small portion, large portion or 1/2 portion. The roast beef melt was delicious. Very thick roast beef with melted cheese on a homemade hoagie bun.

Thank Linda M
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago

Ate lunch in Yoders twice this vacation. Enjoyable comfort food. As I don't cook it at home (because I don't like it), my husband had liver and onions, mash and gravy. He was in heaven and said they have the best mashed potato ever. I had their famous chicken salad which is prepared with pineapple and almonds. It was very... More 

Thank budinsboy
Holtsville, NY
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117 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had to wait on line for about 30 minutes but it was worth the wait. Thought the food was really good and the pies were delicious. Our waitress was very nice.

Thank disney07us
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61 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

As always we great what they are known for the Fried Chicken, we got the largest order so we can take home the extras. Then the pies oh my! how wonderful and always great!!! the booths are tight so just ask for a table with chairs you can enjoy you meal so much better.

Thank Nece R

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Dutch, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3434 Bahia Vista St, Sarasota, FL 34239-7442
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Sarasota
  • Phone Number: +1 941-955-7771

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