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Fresh Start Cafe

630 S Orange Ave, Sarasota, FL 34236-7504
+1 941-373-1242
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good27%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“frittata” (13 reviews)
“shakshuka” (13 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
630 S Orange Ave, Sarasota, FL 34236-7504
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Awesome service, awesome food - coffee out of this world - breakfast was phenomenal - absolute top shelf place - we come to Lido Key 1-2 times a year and will put this on our favorite list

Thank tturboarnp
Reviewed 3 June 2017

Mediterranean platter, salad variety, soups and croissants are outstanding, Service is super. Location is lovely. Thumbs UP UP!

Thank CAH324
Reviewed 29 May 2017

it is a cute place. inside and outside seating. dog friendly. food was delicious but the service was so slow

Thank speedg00se
Reviewed 8 May 2017

After an inauspicious start with lukewarm coffee that had been sitting too long, we hit the restart button and were richly rewarded. Fresh coffee was delivered and diverse breakfast options reviewed. Settled on a skillet made egg white frittata with onions, tomato, and mozzarella, accompanied...More

Thank lmsa66
Reviewed 1 May 2017

This cafe was recommended to us by our hotel and we were very pleased. We went for breakfast and ate outside in the patio area with table service. There is a lovely menu and everything is freshly made.

Thank colleen p
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

As visitors to the friendly city of Sarasota we were shocked by the rudeness of the staff here. We have eaten at this place a few times and met nice friendly people. Today was different. On entering the half full dining room we were snappily...More

Thank twixtchines2014
Reviewed 17 April 2017

We usually vacation with our Boston Terrier. We factor that in when scouting for vacation spots and when looking for hotels and restaurants. Fresh Start Cafe was one restaurant we'd looked at on line before ever leaving town. We weren't disappointed; loved the salmon sandwich!...More

Thank dan w
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Last weekend I had a wonderful breakfast sitting on a patio under beautiful trees. My scrambled eggs and bacon was cooked just right; the whole wheat toast was thick and hand cut. Delicious. The coffee was very good too and plentiful. Service was excellent.

Thank annaha
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

The restaurant is reasonably priced, blitzes were very good, coffee lukewarm and service very friendly especially to locals who knew owner. Good breakfast option.

Thank Michael S
Reviewed 1 March 2017

The food is definitely good, especially the Mediterranean plate, but the service really stinks! They hired young people and give them NO training, or maybe, they mangers have no concept of service. Every time I think about going there, I have to ask myself...How much...More

Thank palmetto36
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Gram E
26 December 2016|
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Response from Gram E | Reviewed this property |
I called. They do not take reservations.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Highchairs Available
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Open Hours
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 630 S Orange Ave, Sarasota, FL 34236-7504
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Sarasota
  • Phone Number: +1 941-373-1242
It is a fairly new resteraunt that serves breakfast and lunch, and is very good, as well as the service...with an outdoor patio and insde.seating and is open everyday from 8am to 3pm.....
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