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Maximo's - CLOSED

1296 1st St, Sarasota, FL 34236-5510
+1 941-366-7744
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good14%
  • Average7%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible7%
1 Mar 2013
“Check before you go.”
10 Nov 2012
“Excellent food,great location,wonderful atmosphere”
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American, Italian, African, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
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1296 1st St, Sarasota, FL 34236-5510
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1 - 10 of 27 reviews

Reviewed 1 March 2013

Not open at present; "temporarily closed". Grim news for us; we'd loved it. Hope for reincarnation..

Thank robltom
Reviewed 10 November 2012

We were looking for a restaurant to enjoy before going to the Van Wezel for the symphony. Maximo's used to be our favorite restaurant on Siesta Key. They have relocated to First Street, and the restaurant has traditional indoor atmosphere downstairs,upstairs bar and live music,and...More

Thank CandaceBEQ
Reviewed 7 November 2012

Read the reviews and decided to dine there before the Opera, around the corner. Interesting menu with unusual combinations...pork chops were good, the Snapper itself was fresh & excellent, but the artichokes on top were pickled and too much vinegar taste!! Yuck.. The Polenta side...More

Thank bluemountain66
Reviewed 30 September 2012

My wife and I had dinner here Saturday night with another couple who also had never been before but had heard great things and made our reservation. The food was outstanding and so was the very professional service - a rare combination in Sarasota! Our...More

Thank teddyrex
Reviewed 17 August 2012

great restaurant in sarasota, a bit pricey though ( main dishes on the $20-30 range) but worth the price.

Thank Ian C
Reviewed 5 August 2012

Very friendly service and an amazing meal. I had the Snapper and loved it! Beautiful patio, nice and romantic ambience!

Thank John W
Reviewed 30 July 2012

I have eaten here twice and both times the meal was outstanding. The menu incorporates some standard items, done uniquely, and some unusual like Cape Buffalo ( excellent). They have a very nice piano bar upstairs and a great outside eating area.

Thank Gary E
Reviewed 18 July 2012

We chanced upon Maximo when most places in SArasota were shut on a Monday evening. The menu has an African theme which is unusual and the very helpful Maitre'D very patiently went through the menu. They use very fresh ingredients and the food was delicious...More

Thank pac111
Reviewed 15 June 2012

Maximo was a pleasant surprise. The food was interesting and well prepared. The service was friendly. Large windows make the space bright and comfortable. The snapper was well prepared and tasty. The menu was priced about right. Worth a return trip.

Thank Marc K
Reviewed 18 May 2012

We were taken here by friends who live near Maximo's in January just after Chef Max opened at this location. Max is a real character with roots in Greece, Italy and South Africa, and he has created a wonderful restaurant and environment -- photos of...More

Thank richard414
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  • Address: 1296 1st St, Sarasota, FL 34236-5510
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Sarasota
  • Phone Number: +1 941-366-7744
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