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Lido Beach Grill

700 Benjamin Franklin Dr, Sarasota, FL 34236-2011
+1 941-388-2161
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good31%
  • Average15%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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700 Benjamin Franklin Dr, Sarasota, FL 34236-2011
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We loved the view at sunset (absolutely amazing)! Especially since you don't get to see the sun set over the ocean when you come from the east coast of Australia. The food was perfect. The waiter warned us off the linguine - and he was...More

Thank Michelle W
Reviewed 13 September 2017

The food here is overpriced and the quality is subpar. You do seem to get a lot of food but at the sacrifice of flavor. This was the costliest meal that we had our entire stay in the area and by far the least in...More

Thank h0yj0y
Reviewed 26 August 2017

We had an impromptu get together for breakfast and had no problem being seated. The food was delicious and the service was also very good.

Thank SandyCee2468
Reviewed 9 August 2017

The service was wonderful. A group of us went to happy hour on Monday and I had flatbread with sausage and mushrooms and lobster sliders. They were delicious and I brought a lot home. Everything was half price during happy hour.

Thank ZeebruggeExplorer
Reviewed 2 August 2017

Dave, C Young (aka Tiger Woods) mix up some awesome stuff! Happy hour food is 1/2 off and amazing! Not sure about regular dining, but visit for happy hour!

Thank Fergie68136
Reviewed 31 July 2017

Terrific dinner, this was our second time dining there - first time was 4 years ago. Great food, excellent service - it was a pleasure to enjoy dinner at a slower pace.

Thank Tina O
Reviewed 25 June 2017

Dined here many times when it was private owner. Now it is a part of the opl hotel group. When we ask the hostess for a table in dining room she said " would you like to sit in the bar area for happy hour...More

Thank Classact10
Reviewed 22 June 2017

Food and service were excellent, this was a nice dinner during a long weekend getaway. Usually we eat at casual places for dinner, but decided to dress nicely and go out. It can be pricey, but their are many choices on the menu, and the...More

Thank Tina O
Reviewed 3 June 2017

You cross the lovely St Armands circle, follow the road along the beautiful Lido beach to the Lido beach resort, take the elevator to the 8th floor - and ... vuala (or is it voila) - you're there. The incredible view from the balcony, the...More

Thank yefims2015
Reviewed 25 May 2017

Had dinner there last night. Best dinner ever. Food was amazing, only to be out done by the magnificent view. The waiter was the best. Very professional. Even was able to pair a wine to compliment our meal. Which I felt the chef designed personally...More

Thank susana6684
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Waitstaff, Television
Good for
Bar Scene, View, Child-friendly, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
10:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 700 Benjamin Franklin Dr, Sarasota, FL 34236-2011
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Sarasota
  • Phone Number: +1 941-388-2161
Serving dinner seven days a week and Brunch on Sunday, The Lido Beach Grille specializes in modern American cuisine with an emphasis on fresh seafood. Using only the freshest ingredients, our Executive Chef Matt Lewis creates a variety of entree selections - from salad to choice meats and local seafood - and house specialty desserts Our atmosphere is upscale but casual, with the only panoramic views of the Gulf of Mexico and the Sarasota skyline.In the Sunset Lounge, gather for pre-dinner mixed drinks, cocktails, beer, and wine. And, as the name implies, enjoy the best sunset views over the Gulf.Every Sunday, join us for the best Champagne Brunch in the city. Featuring omelet and prime rib stations, breakfast and lunch buffet items, a raw bar, salads, breads, and desserts, the Lido Grille Sunday Brunch has something for every taste and every age.
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