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Morel Restaurant - CLOSED

3809 S Tuttle Ave, Sarasota, FL 34239-6412
+1 941-927-8716
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good21%
  • Average11%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible4%
3 Jan 2016
“Great new authentic northern Italian restaurant.”
20 Sep 2015
“Break the Chain”
Restaurant Hours Closed
American, French, Vegetarian Friendly
3809 S Tuttle Ave, Sarasota, FL 34239-6412
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Reviewed 3 January 2016

Coming from a born and raised Italian from Emiglia romagna. Las Scarpetta chef is a true norhthern Italian scef. The dishes are superbly executed and beautifully presented. The palate of flavours is rendered as it should be without excuses and shortcuts. I recommend this restaurants...More

1  Thank Alberto R
Reviewed 20 September 2015

Can only rate based on mushroom soup and grilled grouper but wow! so good. As others have said- strange location, but once inside very nice. Our service was top notch. We did have a reservation and were seated promptly. Noise level was low- so having...More

2  Thank PapalBull
Reviewed 14 June 2015

I had been hearing from a number of people and for a number of years about Morel Restaurant. "Fabulous food" "My favorite restaurant!" These are people whose opinion I value and trust. HOWEVER, based on my one experience, both my husband and I agree that...More

Thank Linda Z
Reviewed 19 May 2015 via mobile

The restaurant has been known for good lamb for years BUT it has suffered from neglect of facility and overdone presentation of bad food. The halibut was dry and lacked flavor. The escargot and mushroom soup saved the dinner. W won't go back

1  Thank tloganmalone
Reviewed 14 March 2015

It might have been a bad night because everything was pretty bad form start to finish. I realize it's high season on a Satruday night, but we waited about 20 minutes until we could even get a waiter. I asked for water three times. Then...More

1  Thank gpubrel
Reviewed 12 February 2015

At the recommendation of friends in the area, we ate here last night. The food and the service were both wonderful. We can't understand the bad reviews. We had the mushroom soup (wonderful) and the mushroom raviolis, shared the michigan salad. For main course, the...More

2  Thank Lorwin
Reviewed 25 January 2015

Very nice, elegant style setting. Old European style fine dining. White table cloths. Get a reservation. We had one and arrived a little and because it is a small restaurant with limited setting...we had to wait outside. It was a bit cool and damp outdoors...More

2  Thank Bree G
Reviewed 24 January 2015

This place has been a family favorite. Intimate setting, lovely french accented waitress, and delicious lamb rack with roasted vegetables. Tip: Try their mushroom soup!

Thank Carol L
Reviewed 22 January 2015

After wanting to go to this restaurant for years, I booked a table on a Tuesday night for our 25th anniversary after seeing pictures of the warm interior on their website. We brought a nice bottle of Caymas wine to celebrate and paid the $...More

2  Thank Barbie N
Reviewed 13 January 2015

This is a charming small restaurant which we though would have really good food given the prices and the reviews. Maybe it was just a one time thing but all 4 of us were greatly disappointing in our choices from Salmon to Duck. Bland and...More

1  Thank MelissaCambridge
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Restaurant Details

Open Hours
16:30 - 21:30
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16:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3809 S Tuttle Ave, Sarasota, FL 34239-6412
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Sarasota
  • Phone Number: +1 941-927-8716
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