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Arts & Eats Restaurant and Gallery - CLOSED

1114 12th St W, Bradenton, FL 34205-7321
+1 941-201-6647
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good13%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“carrot cake” (43 reviews)
“tagine” (10 reviews)
“stuffed dates” (10 reviews)
Restaurant Hours Closed
Seafood, Asian, American, International, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
1114 12th St W, Bradenton, FL 34205-7321
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1 - 10 of 559 reviews

Reviewed 15 May 2018

Sadly I must report that we attended the last dinner at Donna & Jim's establishment on Sunday May13th. They have decided to retire so the very best to them and thank you for many memorable meals, musical experiences and many treasured memories. As always it...More

Thank Barry I
Reviewed 8 May 2018

We used to love this place, not so much now We had friends visiting us from up north and wanted to take them to a nice "different" place.....well...we arrived 15 minutes before our reservation and were told they had given our table away to a...More

Thank Hei1946
Reviewed 4 May 2018 via mobile

Wonderful people, wonderful food!!! It's a shame they are closing but I'm happy Donna and Jim can retire.

Thank Mike R
Reviewed 23 April 2018 via mobile

I had a 3 course meal as I couldn't resist trying more of this simply delicious food. Yellow squash soup to start, with fresh rosmarin, shellfish on pasta was so delicate - no sauces to overwhelm the seafood taste with a glass of a very...More

Thank Wonderlandddd
Reviewed 22 April 2018 via mobile

Let me start by saying we’ve been here before and rated it a 5 for that visit, with both the food and service being top notch. However this visit was more than disappointing. It appeared they didn’t have enough help for the number of customers....More

Thank jenniferf195
Reviewed 25 March 2018 via mobile

Thanks to Donna and her efficient, solicitous staff for making my niece's baby shower today such a delightful event. Having had to plan the event from 900 miles away, and selecting the venue sight unseen after a Google search for "places to have a baby...More

Thank Susan O
ArtsandEats, Owner at Arts & Eats Restaurant and Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 26 March 2018

It was a pleasure to serve you and your guests. It's a special occasion and we wanted to make it perfect for you and the mother-to-be. Thanks for selecting us!

Reviewed 9 March 2018 via mobile

This restaurant, nestled in the middle of the village for the arts, is a real gem. The waitstaff was Friendly and helpful, and the food was extraordinary. The stuffed dates for example were very unusual and extraordinarily delicious. We will definitely be back. The restaurant...More

Thank Barry L
ArtsandEats, Owner at Arts & Eats Restaurant and Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 26 March 2018

Thank you, Barry!

Reviewed 2 March 2018

While on a recent vacation on Anna Maria Island decided to explore the Bradenton Arts district. We were attracted to the wonderful colors of the restaurant which was a harbinger of great food. The staff were welcoming and the service excellent. It is an eclectic...More

Thank Cliff K
ArtsandEats, Owner at Arts & Eats Restaurant and Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 26 March 2018

Thank you, Cliff!

Reviewed 17 February 2018

We found this funky little spot in the Arts district of Bradenton. The menu was eclectic, the food was great and the service was friendly and prompt. The only reason I'm not giving 5 stars is that we were seated in a small room in...More

Thank jsfisch
Reviewed 8 February 2018 via mobile

Terrific for lunch or dinner. Tiny little spot with incredible food. If you order one of their signature sandwiches, you’ll think your actually in Italy. Great service and good wine selection. Fun and unique spot!!!

1  Thank rockydogz1
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$10 - US$35
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1114 12th St W, Bradenton, FL 34205-7321
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Bradenton
  • Phone Number: +1 941-201-6647
  • E-mail
Arts & Eats Restaurant and Gallery, located in the center of the Village of the Arts in Bradenton, Florida, features an international menu created by Chef Jim Copening, and broken dish mosaics and jewelry by Donna Slawsky. Dine on the enclosed porch or main dining room of the newly remodeled 1920s bungalow, on the front lawn, or in the shaded backyard "park" graced by a huge banyan tree. Donna and Jim have created a colorful restaurant and gallery that is casually elegant with an emphasis on great food, international flavors and lots of love. We also cater events.
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