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Lido Beach Grill

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700 Benjamin Franklin Dr, Sarasota, FL 34236-2011
+1 941-388-2161
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17:00 - 22:00
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Sun 10:30 - 14:00
Sun - Sat 17:00 - 22:00
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orlando
2 reviews
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Had dinner there last night. Best dinner ever. Food was amazing, only to be out done by the magnificent view. The waiter was the best. Very professional. Even was able to pair a wine to compliment our meal. Which I felt the chef designed personally for us. It was an amazing expierence. Go to the 8th floor, during dusk, request... More 

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Lake Worth, Florida
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9 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Friendly and attentive staff. Nice wine selection. Filets and rack of lamb were very good. Way above average restaurant for a mediocre hotel.

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Sarasota, Florida
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157 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Brunch at Lido Beach Resort is great! There is a wide selection of breakfast items as well as lunch items. I tried a majority of the items, but the tastiest was the Cuban shredded meat, the pork belly, and the fresh made waffles with berries, chocolate shavings, whipped cream, and maple syrup. They have eggs Benedict, a carving station,... More 

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Holland
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37 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

Nice food , quick, delicious, little expensive I would rate it as $$ not $ Right on the lido beach Chicken crispy and double cheese burger ,both are great choices

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Toledo, Ohio
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 5 April 2017

This was a great evening. Our waiter was terrific. He took me to a private little area to watch the sunset and stayed with me. We chatted and had fun. The food was tasty and the atmosphere was nice. Our teenage son joined us half-way through the meal and they were very accommodating. I would recommend this to anyone, family... More 

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roswell, georgia
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 27 March 2017

Perfect spot for happy hour or late night snacks/cocktails. Very crowded during happy hour with a lot of older clients who have discovered early bird dining and drinks. We went later and it was nice with a piano bar, and nice evening cocktails overlooking the area.

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Sarasota, Florida
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154 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

Went with friends for brunch. Andy, our server, was accommodating and fun! He explained the service and buffet and was quick to replenish drinks and our tableware. The variety of entrees were fresh and well supplied. Everything from the standards eggs bene, prime rib carving station and mounds of freshly steamed shrimp to a wonderful spinach ravioli, chicken marsala and... More 

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Philadelphia
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31 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 March 2017

Great staff, great food and tasty drinks. Definitely make it a point to make this a stop on your trip at Lido!

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Ontario
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125 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2017

We are staying across the street from the Lido Beach Resort and thought we would try the Tiki bar for an afternoon cocktail. The bar is easily accessible through the hotel and is adjacent to the hotel pools. We had no trouble finding a table at 5:30 on a Saturday. As appetizers were ½ price we decided we might as... More 

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Bethesda, Maryland
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83 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 February 2017

This restaurant has the best sunset view from walls of glass. OK its in a holiday inn but a very nice one at that. The hotel has been refurbished top to bottom. The restaurant serves a very good breakfast buffet and dinner ( that wonderful sunset view) . the lobby has a small bar for lunch with barmenu food which... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, View, Child-friendly, Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
Monday
17:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 22:00
Thursday
17:00 - 22:00
Friday
17:00 - 22:00
Saturday
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 700 Benjamin Franklin Dr, Sarasota, FL 34236-2011
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Sarasota
  • Phone Number: +1 941-388-2161
Description
Serving dinner seven days a week and Brunch on Sunday, The Lido Beach Grille specializes in modern American cuisine with an emphasis on fresh seafood. Using only the freshest ingredients, our Executive Chef Matt Lewis creates a variety of entree selections - from salad to choice meats and local seafood - and house specialty desserts Our atmosphere is upscale but casual, with the only panoramic views of the Gulf of Mexico and the Sarasota skyline.In the Sunset Lounge, gather for pre-dinner mixed drinks, cocktails, beer, and wine. And, as the name implies, enjoy the best sunset views over the Gulf.Every Sunday, join us for the best Champagne Brunch in the city. Featuring omelet and prime rib stations, breakfast and lunch buffet items, a raw bar, salads, breads, and desserts, the Lido Grille Sunday Brunch has something for every taste and every age.

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