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Crager's Restaurant

7218 N Tamiami Trl, Sarasota, FL 34243-1403
+1 941-351-2166
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good38%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“pot roast” (5 reviews)
“catfish” (2 reviews)
“cornbread” (3 reviews)
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American, Diner
7218 N Tamiami Trl, Sarasota, FL 34243-1403
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Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

The steak, the Roast beef and the fish dinner were very good the sides were also great. Our waitress was a little hard to follow. It looks like a friendly place, she did her job but friendly was not a word you would use to...More

Thank Jo-Anne S
Reviewed 1 September 2017

The service was very good, nice people. Grouper sandwich was very good as was my sandwich. Unfortunately, they use MSG in some of their foods so this limited the menu for us. Fresh food is much better than using heavy preservatives.

Thank Jim R
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

You can't find a better home cooked breakfast in the area. Prices are good, food is good, waitresses are friendly, oh and the sweet tea is amazing!! Fresh squeezed orange juice as well!

Thank Lovinssk
Reviewed 23 July 2017

My husband had a business meeting in Sarasota this past Friday (July 21st, 2017) so we road up there. Crager's Restaurant was recommended by someone at the meeting so we decided to go. We got there a little after one o'clock P.M. The waitress told...More

Thank Katheryne C
Reviewed 11 July 2017

We had another restaurant in mind, but it was closed. We noticed Crager's sign and gave it a shot. It's a real family-owned restaurant with everything fresh and home made. The fried catfish was perfect and the grilled grouper was excellent. Fried okra and corn...More

Thank pakeha
Reviewed 30 June 2017 via mobile

Yes the food is really good here. After all it's a diner. So naturally deserts are huge. The pies are the best and a throwback to pies you never see anymore like coconut cream. Yum!!!

Thank 970alexanderp
Reviewed 2 June 2017

Ate here for lunch on a pass thru. Wife and I was hoping for a home style meal, and that is what we got. The lunch was a treat after being on the road and eating so much junk food. Staff was friendly and attentive...More

Thank Eccl5v18
Reviewed 30 May 2017

Found this diner based on other reviews. It was a great diner! Ended up coming here Sunday morning. As soon as we entered, they were bringing us to a table. Just as quickly as we sat down, a waitress had a tray of fresh squeezed...More

Thank Zipper98
Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

My husband and I are in the food business and have been for years. We like to support independent business owners. This did not disappoint. We stopped here for breakfast befor attending a track meet at the IMG Academy. It did not disappoint. My husband...More

Thank Heather H
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Although it's not in walking distance, If you have a car and traveling into or out of the Sarasota Bradenton Airport, this is a great family style restaurant that's worth the drive. Clean - Friendly - great meals - and very affordable. These guys are...More

Thank Walter C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
6:30 AM - 10:00 PM
6:30 AM - 10:00 PM
6:30 AM - 10:00 PM
6:30 AM - 10:00 PM
6:30 AM - 10:00 PM
6:30 AM - 10:00 PM
6:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7218 N Tamiami Trl, Sarasota, FL 34243-1403
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Sarasota
  • Phone Number: +1 941-351-2166
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