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239 S Links Ave, Sarasota, FL 34236-6926
+1 941-706-4740
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good14%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“cobia” (75 reviews)
“pork belly” (31 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
239 S Links Ave, Sarasota, FL 34236-6926
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Reviewed 18 February 2016 via mobile

Based on a recommendation from Trip Advisor's 1 Day in Sarasota, my husband and I reserved a table at Indigenous. We were seated in the first indoor room, which had 3 tables for 2. There is a lot of outdoor seating that looked inviting but...More

2  Thank Karen R
Reviewed 17 February 2016

My wife and I dined here recently while on a trip to the Sarasota area. We picked this spot after some research on Tripadvisor, and we were pleased. I had a very good amberjack fish preperation along with a collards and kale salad. My wife...More

1  Thank 193barryl
Reviewed 17 February 2016

Loved the unique way the food is prepared and served. Thought the portions were a little small for the price but that is the only negative I could say about this gem.

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Reviewed 14 February 2016 via mobile

My wife and I are locals and prior to tonight considered Indigenous Sarasota's gem of a restaurant. We have dined at some of finest establishments across the world and Steve Phelps' stands up against any Master Chef we know. That said, the acclaimed Beard Award...More

2  Thank cv38000ft
86LIST, Owner at Indigenous, responded to this reviewResponded 18 February 2016

Hi, This was brought to my attention and of course I needed to respond asap. I wish you could tell me more about that experience as details will help me improve our staff always. As the chef/owner I strive to be as best we can...More

Reviewed 11 February 2016

Wonderful restaurant tucked away just off S Washington Blvd. Very non assuming decor with some wonderful outside seating. The wine list is somewhat limited, but there is a broad cross section of wines with very good price points. I believe there is a wine for...More

Thank Keith H
Reviewed 7 February 2016

We were looking for a fish menus when we discovered Indigenous. Did we luck out! The restaurant is in an old house with small rooms giving it an intimate setting. The menu reflected a distinctive variety of fish accompanied by local grown produce. The menu...More

Thank travelgirl_987654321
Reviewed 6 February 2016 via mobile

We were treated like second class citizens because we didn't have a reservation. Tried to get some drinks at the totally empty not busy at all bar while trying to decide what we were going to do. Either the girl working at the bar owns...More

4  Thank Kane1351
Reviewed 4 February 2016

Indigenous is located in an old Florida house, in a most interesting neighbourhood. Towles Court.We (four of us) have only but praises for this restaurant and the staff. Excellent seafood, Cobia and Tuna, local organic produces. Our waitress was friendly, she answered our many questions...More

Thank Dedekje
Reviewed 3 February 2016 via mobile

Very creative menu that uses local (indigenous!) fish, veggies etc. We really enjoyed the pork belly as an appetizer. My husband had the burger with duck fat fries, amazing! I had a fish of the day (?) served with a Southern presentation of collard greens....More

1  Thank Lamilano
Reviewed 3 February 2016

I must admit I was a little underwhelmed when I looked at the menu online (burgers & chili, po'boys?), but my concerns were very quickly allayed. Indigenous is a treat! It's located in a beautiful setting downtown, a converted bungalow of cozy romantic rooms. The...More

Thank Pat E
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Response from PeterAL10 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, I don't know if Indigenous offers gift certificates.
23 April 2017|
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Response from 154golfer | Reviewed this property |
sorry, I don't know
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Response from lwr05 | Reviewed this property |
Yes ask for a table in the wine cottage🍷😎
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 8 - USD 28
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
5:30 pm - 8:45 pm
5:30 pm - 8:45 pm
5:30 pm - 8:45 pm
5:30 pm - 8:45 pm
5:30 pm - 8:45 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 239 S Links Ave, Sarasota, FL 34236-6926
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Sarasota
  • Phone Number: +1 941-706-4740
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Focusing on sustainability and local farms in a beautiful remodeled old Florida cracker cottage, with an amazing outdoor seating area.
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