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Darwin's on 4th - CLOSED

1525 4th St, Sarasota, FL 34236-5081
+1 941-343-2165
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good31%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
26 Oct 2015
“Quality of food does not match the price point.”
13 Aug 2015
“now closed”
Restaurant Hours Closed
American, Brew Pub, Spanish, Contemporary
$$ - $$$
1525 4th St, Sarasota, FL 34236-5081
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Reviewed 27 October 2015

Food is OK, but I expected much more. At this price point, there are better options in Sarasota. It struck me as average for a mid price restaurant, but these are fine dining prices.

Thank Serena346
Reviewed 14 August 2015

loved it while it was open but now closed. a loss for sarasota.it was in a beautiful building unfortunately close to a homeless base. served interesting well prepared food and drink.

1  Thank Kathleen R
Reviewed 21 July 2015

So sorry to have lost this most favorite restaurant. Just letting folks know they closed their doors a couple of weeks ago. I am truly going to miss the Octopus Tiradito. I lived for that tasty dish.

2  Thank Mary Ann S
Reviewed 8 July 2015

I just read that Darin's on 4th is closing. The 'other' partner faults the high cost of kitchen help" as a prime factor. How about the fact that your restaurant went from top-rated to the bottom of the heap in a very short period of...More

1  Thank Lennie_19
Reviewed 29 June 2015

We had been to Darwin's about a year ago and forgot how wonderful it is! The meals were extra special. The preparations were amazing with flavors unmatched. The lighting was a bit too dark but everything else was so good, this didn't matter a great...More

Thank BreezePainter
Reviewed 19 June 2015

This is one of the top rated restaurants in our neighborhood.......WELL that it is time for that to change. We were there tonight with a big group of Sarasota residents ! not vacationers and our service, food and level of respect was an insult to...More

Thank Paul G
Reviewed 12 June 2015 via mobile

Nicely decorated, modern rustic, cozy. Menu based on Peruvian recipes but modified to satisfy discriminating palates. Excellent beer selection mostly from microbreweries. Wine selection somewhat limited but enough choices to complement your meal. We had the fixed menus as promoted during Savor Sarasota Week. Appetizer,...More

Thank Alffiemexicocity
Reviewed 6 June 2015

I was lucky enough to tag along to a tasting event my friend Sara was invited to (so, full disclosure: yes, the meal was free). I've been to Darwin's several times before, and the thing that impresses me most is how truly comfortable/cozy this place...More

Thank lizbeth042
Reviewed 5 June 2015

This is one of our go-to spots. Usually we head for the bar and make a meal of the appetizer and salad items. They make great ceviche and have a wonderful chopped salad. We always split the caramelized pear and goat cheese ice cream for...More

Thank pwpj11
Reviewed 2 June 2015

There are certainly a LOT of restaurants in the Bradenton/SRQ area. Lot of them cater to a more exclusive clientele and a lot of them have the prices that are exclusive, but not the food to show for it. Even when all that stuff is...More

Thank Mali_Urke
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
USD 30 - USD 30
American, Brew Pub, Spanish, Contemporary
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 1:00 am
5:00 pm - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1525 4th St, Sarasota, FL 34236-5081
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Sarasota
  • Phone Number: +1 941-343-2165
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