We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Maximo's - CLOSED

1296 1st St, Sarasota, FL 34236-5510
+1 941-366-7744
Website
Save
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent72%
  • Very good14%
  • Average7%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible7%
1 Mar 2013
“Check before you go.”
10 Nov 2012
“Excellent food,great location,wonderful atmosphere”
Restaurant Hours
CUISINES
American, Italian, African, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
1296 1st St, Sarasota, FL 34236-5510
More restaurants in Sarasota
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language

21 - 27 of 27 reviews

Reviewed 2 March 2012

We came to the Sarasota area January 1 and within a week a I met a local guy on the golf course who said "my favorite restaurant in Sarasota just reopened." I remembered the name Maximo, and my wife and I went down that evening...More

2  Thank whatever5
Reviewed 24 February 2012

We ate outdoor in a lovely setting, quiet despite the opera crowds gathering outside. Food was very good, especially the South African curry. This is the third restaurant the current owner has been involved with at least since we have been in Sarasota; we had...More

1  Thank E1mb
Reviewed 20 February 2012

Maximo! is located adjacent to the Sarasota Opera House. My wife and I and another couple had dinner at Maximo! on Saturday evening before the opera. The menu is very varied, with several meat, seafood and pasta dishes, plus ostrich and kudu. The owner is...More

1  Thank Siciliansatheart
Reviewed 31 January 2012

Adjacent to the Sarasota Opera House, at 1296 1st Street, in an historic building, Maximo's offers a multi-ethnic menu of delicious choices. Who could imagine that sauteed cabbage would be something to swoon over!?! Fish is expertly prepared and for the adventurous there is ostrich,...More

1  Thank LandMVenice
Reviewed 30 January 2012

Went out last Saturday and had the 1 pound lobster tail. Fantastic. My wife had the koi steak prepared to perfection. Atmosphere was terrific. Will return

Thank Madmoe1
Reviewed 29 January 2012

I don't know what could have happened between the previous review and our visit but it is as though we are speaking about different restaurants. Our friends shared a number of dishes with us and each bite brought sounds of pleasure from everyone.The tuna tartare...More

1  Thank Allison J
Reviewed 9 January 2012

We went to Maximo's one week after their "soft opening," which the server described as a takeover without fanfare. The first floor is a lovely room, which was empty, but for some reason we were taken up an outside staircase to the second floor, then...More

Thank lauriesland
Nearby
Nearby Restaurants
Duval's
1,134 reviews
.21 km away
Selva Grill
715 reviews
.16 km away
First Watch Restaurant
271 reviews
.14 km away
Bijou Cafe
426 reviews
.05 km away
Nearby Attractions
Unconditional Surrender Sculpture
651 reviews
.35 km away
Florida Studio Theatre
272 reviews
.14 km away
Sarasota Farmers Market
161 reviews
.37 km away
Sarasota Opera
210 reviews
.04 km away
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Good for
Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1296 1st St, Sarasota, FL 34236-5510
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Sarasota
  • Phone Number: +1 941-366-7744
  • E-mail
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing