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elets and pancakes, choose from three tempting versions of Eggs Benedict, or try signature dishes like Cuban Eggs. For lunch and dinner, choose from a delicious selection of salads, sandwiches and entrees along with a few irresistible desserts. If you need a cool drink, Café Lido has you cov- ered with all your favorite cocktails, mocktails and frozen libations.
J Dry Dock Waterfront Grill Wil Stutzman (941) 383-0102
J Chart House Peter VanBeuren (941) 383-5593 201 Gulf of Mexico Drive, Unit # 12 Longboat Key, FL 34228
Located at the south end of Longboat Key at the Boathouse Marina, just a few minutes from St. Armand’s Circle and downtown Sarasota. As lo- cals will tell you, they are best known for serving one of the best grouper sandwiches on Florida’s West Coast. The Dry Dock features panoramic views of Sarasota Bay from inside the second sto- ry dining area or enjoy dining outdoors on the dockside patio.
There’s no better way to get away from the daily grind than to find a nice, relaxing spot at the Chart House. Whether you’re in the dining room or on the terrace overlooking the gorgeous Gulf waters of Sarasota Bay, Chart House has just the right view to soothe your soul. Sip on cocktails and Happy Hour specials from our comfortable bar seating or dine on a romantic meal of deli- cious seafood specialties with a local twist. This tropical retreat is just west of Sarasota on Gulf of Mexico Drive.
J Euphemia Haye Restaurant and The Haye Loft Lounge
J The Coolinary Restaurant & Bar Mr. Andor Budai (941) 312-4773 1359 Main Street 2nd Flr., Sarasota, FL 34236
Since 1980, Chef Ray and D’Arcy Arpke have owned and operated this renowned fine-dining destination known as one of the country’s “most romantic” restaurants and the area’s “most exquisite.” Located inside a historic cottage, the downstairs’ restaurant serves creative, refined cuisine in a charming setting. Favorites from the menu include Prime Peppered Steak, Roasted Duckling and Pistachio Crusted Key West Snap- per. Guests may also choose a more casual set- ting upstairs at The Haye Loft offering live music nightly, “lighter bites” and a dessert bar.
The Coolinary is an American infused European Gourmet Restaurant with an exciting and classy atmosphere. They provide healthy food with the art of handcrafted cocktails for a date night, casual business meeting, friends’ get together or any special occasion which you would like to celebrate with your loved ones. The ingredients are thoughtfully sourced and they strive to use local, healthy and gourmet products as much as they can. The goal is to find the synergy between Europe, with the fusion of the tradition of the old continent and American creativity.
Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse J and Wine Bar Dean Defebo	(941) 358-9463 Ext: 203 2001 Siesta Dr., Suite 101, Sarasota, FL 34239
J Cortez Clam Factory John Medico (941) 798-9898 10104 Cortez Road West, Bradenton, FL 34210
At Fleming’s, a steak is never just a steak. It’s the culmination of a meticulous process of selection, preparation and service that ensures it reaches your table at its very best. They obsess over ev- ery detail so that you’ll savor every bite. This is why they offer the finest USDA Prime beef, avail- able both wet and dry-aged and broiled at 1,600 degrees or iron-crusted. You can elevate your selection even more with the indulgent Steak Companions, including truffle-poached lobster, diablo shrimp and king crab topped with caviar.
“The Clam” as it is called by the locals, is a friendly honkytonk near the historic Cortez Fishing Village. It serves Joe Island Clams, a locally raised product, along with other great seafood and the best house smoked barbecue.
J Harry’s Continental Kitchens Lynn Christensen (941) 383-0777 545 St. Judes Dr., Longboat Key, FL 34228
“The Clam” has some of the best music on the West Coast of Florida booking a steady stream of Sarasota and Bradenton based bands. Come enjoy great music, food and service and see why it is referred to as a “Five Star Dive Bar”.
Since 1979, Harry Christensen’s mission has been to bring exciting, exquisitely real gourmet cuisine to the area. Quickly gaining a reputation
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D’Arcy Arpke (941) 383-3633
5540 Gulf of Mexico Dr., Longboat Key, FL 34228

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