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Sofrito Mama's

935 N Beneva Rd Ste 613, Sarasota Commons Plaza, Sarasota, FL 34232-1344
+1 941-554-8786
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  • Excellent83%
  • Very good13%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“empanadas” (85 reviews)
“pernil” (41 reviews)
“roast pork” (38 reviews)
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12:00 pm - 7:00 pmAll hours
Caribbean, Latin, Spanish, Puerto Rican, Vegetarian Friendly
935 N Beneva Rd Ste 613, Sarasota Commons Plaza, Sarasota, FL 34232-1344
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Latin food at it's finest!!!! I haven't tried everything YET, but all has been 5 star so far. Family operated and that's a bonus.

Thank Stefanie H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had the flourless fried chicken. Skin fried extra crispy with moist chicken on the inside. Beans and rice, and macaroni salad side. Great dinner. Other party had the pork platter, rice, and potato salad. Plenty of food to take home for later. Husband and wife...More

Thank u2lemon78
Reviewed 8 October 2017

Its a take out spot tucked away in the corner of the strip mall with tables outside. The owner was very personable and I asked him to make 4 meals for us and that we were not steak eaters. He loved that I gave him...More

Thank Maxine W
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

Heard about the place so sropped in on way home. Had steak and onions. Large portion and very tasty. They have daily specials, so will definately try all of the days of the week. Good ethbic food at good price

Thank Craiffer
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Small place but well worth going there. The people are very friendly and service is good along with the food.

Thank edmund95
Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

I only went here because the review on TripAdvisor was high and this was one of the few times I felt let down. It's an ok place for what it is but these ratings are too high. It's in a shopping plaza, there are no...More

Thank eshaynes
Reviewed 1 September 2017

We went to Sofrito Mama's for the first (and not the last) time a few days ago. We'd never had Puerto Rican food and didn't quite know what to expect. I had the CubanRican and my husband had flourless fried chicken. Both were delicious and...More

Thank Heidi_the_shepherd
Reviewed 22 August 2017

A divine journey into Puerto Rican culinary delights. My father and I were on a cross country trip and this is one of the places where we stopped. From Florida to California, and up to Yellowstone, this is the best food we had. I would...More

Thank zdravkogabrieliv2017
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

Authentic Latino cuisine. Sarasota is lucky to have a gem like Sofrita Mama's in the neighborhood. Pollo Guisado, Arroz con Gandules, Tostones and Pastelillo's will have you returning again and again. The menu will surprise you with its depth and quality. This family friendly restaurant...More

Thank Noel R
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

My son and I visited this restaurant based on reviews, and we were not disappointed! We were looking for some authentic home cooked Latin food and this place was perfect. Having lived in the Dominican I cook Dominican food regularly and it's my son's favourite...More

Thank Tiffany C
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Questions & Answers
Theresa P
2 September 2016|
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Response from jlbolden | Property representative |
Hello, yes we do allow dogs and we have 20 seats available.
Emanuel K
31 October 2015|
Response from jlbolden | Property representative |
We are located at 935 N Beneva Rd in the Sarasota Commons Plaza with Publix and the Post Office between the Pack & Ship and the Barber Shop. There is no dress code as we are a take out only restaurant with complimentary... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 8 - USD 13
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Seating, Digital Payments, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 935 N Beneva Rd Ste 613, Sarasota Commons Plaza, Sarasota, FL 34232-1344
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Sarasota
  • Phone Number: +1 941-554-8786
  • E-mail
At Sofrito Mama's you will find mouth watering, home-style Puerto Rican cuisine. Our menu is filled with a wide array of reasonably priced, traditional meals for the entire family from fried appetizers, rice & beans, roast pork & stews, salads, to signature specialty dishes & delicious homemade desserts. Whether it's lunch or dinner, Sofrito Mama's Latin Comfort Food is just what you need to tickle your hunger fancy.
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