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1568 Main St, Sarasota, FL 34236-5803
+1 941-953-7111
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good17%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“rabbit” (14 reviews)
“ginger crab” (8 reviews)
“brie” (10 reviews)
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American, Cajun & Creole, International, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
1568 Main St, Sarasota, FL 34236-5803
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Reviewed April 3, 2018

Sat at a “bar” by the kitchen and enjoyed interacting with the chefs (since I was dining solo). My waiter, Jess the Sous Chef and the other chefs chatted and made the evening quite memorable (and not so lonely). The food was delicious and the...More

Thank Claire A
Reviewed March 29, 2018

Having awakened ar 4:00 am for a 7:00 am flight from Mexico City to Miami, and a 3 hour drive over to Sarasota, we were pretty beat by dinner time. Walking about from our downtown hotel, we kept striking out until we happened upon meLange....More

Thank Lars G
Reviewed March 23, 2018 via mobile

Having spent 4 winters in Sarasota, we had never tried Melange. Friends suggested it. Every dish was original and excellent. Prices were good.

Thank traveltime26
Reviewed March 4, 2018

My wife and I took a good friend of ours from Los Angeles to Melange for dinner. Once again everything was perfect. I We had a special starter compliments of the chef, which was a combination of several ingredients from salmon eggs, little tastes of...More

Thank swisscoach1
Reviewed January 28, 2018

MeLange was recommended to me by my girlfriend Donna S, Sarasota and New York resident, big-time foodie. Our party of nine arrived at 7:00 PM Friday. We left after five and a half hours, at 12:30. MeLange offers a mix of Southern dishes with a...More

1  Thank SuzanneP78
Reviewed January 11, 2018

This restaurant on Main Street in downtown Sarasota is not particularly well-known. Locals and chefs tend to head to their speakeasy/bar behind the restaurant late at night, but the restaurant is quiet with just a few tables occupied. So don't go for a trendy scene...More

Thank antiques223
Reviewed December 29, 2017 via mobile

The restaurant serves small plated with an inventive twist. My wife had a very tasty short rib dish that was delicious. I had the duck tacos with Brie that were excellent as well. My son had the hamburger that was preceded by rabbit tacos. I...More

Thank bfg305
Reviewed July 20, 2017

The food was so good and overall it was well priced. Our server, Nicha, was so friendly and MADE the experience. The drinks were amazing and their Cracklin' Nachos were literally heaven.

Thank Sidera M
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Reviewed July 2, 2017 via mobile

Saturday night so I made a reservation early to keep drama @ minimum, but ended up being only 1of 3 tables the entire time. Regardless, service was really great (James & his backup are on point!) but the entire experience lacked what I anticipated(due to...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed May 21, 2017 via mobile

This was my first visit to meLange, and I was highly impressed with the menu options. It was difficult to choose just one dish, but I finally decided on the Veal Sweetbreads. I didn't regret it and had no trouble finishing every last bite!! The...More

Thank jayluvsu
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January 25, 2018|
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Response from Lan B | Property representative |
Yes we are, beginning at 6PM and closing at midnight. We look forward to seeing you!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$25
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Reservations
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Bar Scene
Open Hours
6:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
6:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
6:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
6:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
6:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
6:00 p.m. - 2:00 a.m.
6:00 p.m. - 2:00 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1568 Main St, Sarasota, FL 34236-5803
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Sarasota
  • Phone Number: +1 941-953-7111
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Casual New American/Eclectic restaurant open seven nights a week for dinner. Perfect for a mel with friends, pre or post thater dinner, a romantic evening for two, or a girls' night out! We are chef-owned and operated, and we support local farms as much as possible.
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