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Cafe L'Europe

431 Saint Armands Cir, Sarasota, FL 34236-1494
+1 941-388-4415
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good18%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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French, American, European, International, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
431 Saint Armands Cir, Sarasota, FL 34236-1494
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We recently enjoyed a wonderful anniversary dinner at Cafe L"Europe Sarasota on St. Armand's Circle. Our server, Marianna, was amazing. She is extremely attentive and friendly. The food and beverages are prepared and presented in a very appealing manner. We thoroughly enjoyed the mushroom ravioli...More

1  Thank Jim C
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

My wife and I had the dinner for two special. It really was special. The steak frites were great. Meat was tender and perfectly cooked to my order. The fries were the best I’ve ever had! My wife loves good veal piccata, and she said...More

1  Thank grau911
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have eaten at Cafe L’Europe many times and It never disappoints! We love sitting at one of the railing tables to enjoy the atmosphere of St Armand’s Circle. The potato crusted grouper is our favorite entree, but tonight we had the filet and it...More

Thank Cindy B
Reviewed 1 week ago

We held my mom's 70th birthday party at Cafe L'Europe this past weekend. It was AMAZING! Cassie, Fabiola, Eddie & Debbie were fantastic. One thing I was beyond impressed with was that all of the food, for all 21 guests, came out at the exact...More

Thank MeeshiFLA
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

During our 6 days in Sarasota, we went to Cafe L’Europe twice! Lunch was spectacular!!!!! Dinner did not disappoint! The food, the service, the ambiance and the special care we received from our server was beyond expectations!!!! I’m frustrated that her name is escaping me...More

Thank Kelly C
Ron M, Owner at Cafe L'Europe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you very much for those beautiful remarks and I will let Marianna know. We are always very happy when people like yourself share these experience, we hope to see you back soon. Ron

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I went for lunch. The food was awesome and service great. I had the salmon and the salad. Both were great.

1  Thank ramango
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was a fantastic experience. For lunch I had their signature salad and pouched salmon. Everything was prepared to perfection. A great choice for a savor Sarasota lunch.

1  Thank Robert M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We are occasional visitors to this restaurant and have been consistently impressed with its excellence. We visited today to participate in the Savor Sarasota event. It was a wonderful lunch experience. Unlike several of the restaurants we have visited, the servings were not pared down...More

1  Thank Z1530RBjosephd
Ron M, Owner at Cafe L'Europe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for taking the time to give us your views, this is very important to the staff and to the people who watch trip advisors . People like you, make a difference by noticing what we do and how hard we work...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really sad to say that this visit was a let down. Ordered from their summer lunch menu today. The shrimp and avocado salad was very plain. The shrimp were still whitish pink, not a great grill mark to them and the avocado was very mushy....More

1  Thank Jac J
Ron M, Owner at Cafe L'Europe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

First let me say I am sorry we made a mistake under cooking your shrimp and the avocado was to ripe, this can happen sometimes but seldom. Shrimp and avocado salad and fish tacos are from the summer plate menu. This menu was created for...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Husband and I regularly go to Sarasota for a getaway and live just two hours North. Last month we had a wonderful dining experience at Cafe L'Europe and enjoyed it so much so, we went again this month and it was fantastic. Can't wait to...More

Thank TheVillagesJudy
Ron M, Owner at Cafe L'Europe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you very much for acknowledging Cafe L'Europe , we hope you will be back again, again and again.

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October 20, 2017|
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Response from Ron M | Property representative |
Yes we are 11:30am to 9Pm
Luci-Ann T
July 10, 2017|
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Response from Ron M | Property representative |
Its what ever you feel comfortable in , we are fine dinning. Thank you
March 21, 2017|
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Response from Ron M | Property representative |
dressy casual, gluten free pasta and chocolate cake, yes we have prime rib on Tuesday
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 431 Saint Armands Cir, Sarasota, FL 34236-1494
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Sarasota
  • Phone Number: +1 941-388-4415
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Established in 1973 in John Ringling's original real estate office, Cafe L'Europe has become one of Florida's most distinguished restaurants. The original brick walls are enhanced with artwork by local artists, distinctive archways, and Spanish terra cotta tile for a warm, relaxing old-world ambiance. Our award-wining cuisine and selection of fine wines from Europe and America strike the perfect balance of tradition and innovation that have stood the test of time and trend. Many of our signature dishes are prepared tableside for the added drama of a truly memorable dining experience. Cafe L'Europe offers indoor and outdoor dining as well as a temperature-controlled veranda for the best of both worlds. Our private dining rooms can accommodate parties from 8 to 65 guests and we have a professional catering team to handle your special event.
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