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Canta Rana - CLOSED

1813 Fruitville Rd, Sarasota, FL 34236-4201
+1 941-343-2280
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good27%
  • Average9%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible0%
26 Oct 2013
“Fantastic surprise”
28 Aug 2013
“Perfect night out. Excellent food.”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Peruvian, South American, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
1813 Fruitville Rd, Sarasota, FL 34236-4201
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Reviewed 27 October 2013

We must have driven up Fruitville Rd. 50 times in the last two years and never saw this place. What a pleasant surprise. We happened to go there with a couple who were from Puerto Rico; they said the food was as good as what...More

1  Thank Debra M
Reviewed 29 August 2013

My husband and I wanted to go somewhere different in Sarasota as we dine out almost every evening. We were so pleasantly surprised and please with our mean at Canta Rana. We started out with the ap sampler and I still cannot stop thinking about...More

1  Thank Marci T
Reviewed 31 July 2013

Sometimes you receive a surprise when least expected. I went for an interview and left, but the atmosphere was so inviting that we had to go back. The server was very attentive from beginning to end. Owners are awesome and it helps that he is...More

1  Thank ric_roc01
Reviewed 13 July 2013

Yes, local food from Peru and Puerto Rico in Sarasota. We travel from Tallahassee, Florida and we never miss the opportunity to eat here. Service is great, food is authentic. This is a mom and pop modern venu that is worthy of a lunch or...More

Thank BSBFlorida
Reviewed 12 May 2013

First time ordering Peruvian food. All ordered the lamb shanks which were the special of the day. They were exquisite, to die for. Sauce was amazing. Staff were wonderful. Owner and wife (chef) were exceptionally cordial and made us feel very welcome. We loved the...More

Thank KathyPortOrange
Reviewed 24 April 2013

The DinnerDoctor and MrSeriousFoodie took a second trip to Canta Rana last week. The unassuming exterior does not do justice to the cozy, warm atmosphere that Diana and Jose have created in their restaurant. Our first trip was during the early days of their restaurant...More

1  Thank Jim P
Reviewed 23 April 2013

From the delicate ribbonwork on the the table overlay to the delightful live music playing in the background, Canta Rana is an fantastic place to relax, enjoy and eat delicious food. We enjoyed a mutlicourse meal - if you can split the ceviche with tostones...More

Thank Bacidisole
Reviewed 21 April 2013

Can't find a decent Chinese restaurant in this town, but Peruvian? Many good choices and the newest is superb. Loved the atmosphere with the black and red treatments - really accentuated the cozy, intimate interior. But center stage is the wonderful, authentic Peruvian menu. We...More

1  Thank DocSkier
Reviewed 16 April 2013

First Friday night following a busy tourist season. Signature dish is a lamb stewed in Peruvian sauce. No lamb. Substituting beef. Several good wines on by the glass selection, but only two whites available. Five fish or seafood dishes on menu, including lobster. Three are...More

Thank dcb1Florida
Reviewed 5 February 2013

I recently visited the restaurant Canta Rana with my fiance, who is a chef and foodie with an excellent pallet for great food, and I can say the experience was nothing less than personable and perfect. We were in the mood for something authentic in...More

1  Thank Natasha R
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
USD 30 - USD 30
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1813 Fruitville Rd, Sarasota, FL 34236-4201
    (N. Osprey Avenue)
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Sarasota
  • Phone Number: +1 941-343-2280
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