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Selva Grill

1345 Main St, Ste D, Sarasota, FL 34236-5626
+1 941-362-4427
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good21%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“ceviche” (166 reviews)
“sea grill” (118 reviews)
“sea bass” (57 reviews)
Open Now
17:00 - 23:00All hours
Peruvian, Latin, Seafood, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
1345 Main St, Ste D, Sarasota, FL 34236-5626
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This highly restaurant was a disappointment for us. Food seemed heavy and we left feeling bloated. Probably the best part of the meal was the shrimp ceviche and surprisingly the worst was the dessert. Some sort of chocolate brulle.

Thank Howard W
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

In a town that lacks eclectic world food options, selva is a godsend. It is amazing. The drinks are amazing. The ambience is amazing. We absolutely love going to this restaurant and have been going for many years.

Thank Jade D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went first night....had the Mixto Ceviche. ... V.Good.... My wife had Mirin Roasted Sea Bass... Perfect 10..... So Good we went back for seconds last night..... Again Mirin Sea Bass Bass PERFECT 10 (Corn Custard Flan OMG).......... Also shout out to The Tropical Ceviche -...More

Thank CKWCaledonia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went here last night as a recommendation from our hotel. The food was just ok. Nothing spectacular for the hype and reviews I was expecting more. The presentation of the food was the best part. It needed more flavor. Best thing we are was...More

Thank dmwest13
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a reservation but there was not a big crowd mid-week. I tried ceviche for the first time and it was crisp, fresh, spicy and tinged with lime. A little pricey but delicious as an appetizer. My entree was fall off the bone-tender pork...More

Thank Richard S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We LOVED Selva Grill. This had been recommended by several friends and we were not disappointed. The restaurant was very pretty and crowded for a Monday night in July. Our waiter Stephen was so friendly and knowledgeable about the food and fun to talk to...More

Thank cathy2921
Reviewed 15 July 2017

Emphasis is totally on plate swirls and vertical plantain strips. It may impress most but.... Sadly the actual dish is secondary. Their fish soup, they loosely describe as Peruvian Boulliabaise is a gloopy mess with over cooked pieces of whatever fish and masked with lime...More

Thank TrevorGillott
Reviewed 13 July 2017

A co-worker in NYC recommended Selva a few years ago knowing we have family in Sarasota. We finally went there in June and it was the best meal I've had out in years. If you like fish, please order the whole Snapper, it is heaven...More

Thank LindaMarie57
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Probably doesn't get any better than this in Sarasota. The group had 6 different entrees from Chilean Sea Bass , steak, pasta, etc. which were presented in a beautiful manner. While presentation is not what were tasting it certainly gets the mouth watering. Appetizers and...More

Thank Joel G
Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

I reviewed Selva Grill recently and was disappointed. Last night we returned with another couple, and everyone's food was delicious. My husband and I split the sea bass, and our friends had a while red snapper and seafood stew (not sure if it was called...More

Thank Terry K
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Response from Henry M | Reviewed this property |
19 February 2017|
Response from lary o | Reviewed this property |
open at 4 pm
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Response from kportgirl | Reviewed this property |
You can dress up for this place. Often people are there for special occasions.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Romantic, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 01:00
17:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1345 Main St, Ste D, Sarasota, FL 34236-5626
    (Main St. & Palm Ave.)
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Sarasota
  • Phone Number: +1 941-362-4427
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