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Openings & Closings

Restaurants Opening Soon (Scroll Down For Recently Opened & Closed)
The Beach Club (Siesta Key)
Fusion (South Venice)
Doner & Deli (Siesta Key)
Aji Ceviche Bar Sarasota (South Sarasota)
Merci Cafe (South Trail)
Florence And The Spice Boys (University Town Center)
Dear Fish (Waterside Place)
Cuba 1958 ()
Kyuramen (North Trail)
Tommy Bahama Marlin Bar (Center Point University)
Bar Italia (Center Point University)
Ocean Prime Restaurant (Quay Sarasota)
131 Main Lakewood Ranch (University Parkway)
Lenny'z Pizza & Island Bar (Crescent Plaza Siesta Key)
Allswell (Waterside Place)
Toasted Yolk Cafe Lakewood Ranch (Waterside Place)
Deep Lagoon Seafood & Oyster House (Waterside Place)
Toasted Mango (Moving Soon)
Origin Pizza Cafe Rosemary (Rosemary District)
Mirna's Cuban Cuisine (North Trail)
Crisp & Green (Waterside Place)
Screaming Goat Taqueria (Osprey)
Blu Kouzina (UTC West District)
Banditos Tacos and Tequila (Downtown - Main St.)
Naked Farmer (University Town Center)
K88 BBQ (Main Street)

Recently Opened (Scroll down for recent closures)
Big Top Brewing Company (Fruitville Commons)
Mouthole (Gulf Gate)
Fat Rabbit Pub (Downtown)
15 South by Napule (St. Armands Circle)
Shipwrecked Bar & Grill (Blackburn Point)
Gianni's American Trattoria (Formerly Appizza - Lockwood Ridge)
Great Heights Creamery (Rosemary District)
Harbor Bistro (Venice)
Jet's Pizza (South Trail)
El Rancho De Sarasota (17th Street)
Casa Patron Mexican Kitchen (Centergate)
Cafe Arts (Rosemary District)
Casa Masa (Formerly Island House Taqueria)
Agave Bandido (Waterside Place)
Tin Viet & Sushi Bar (Parkway Shopping)
Shebeen Irish Pub and Kitchen (Change Owner)
Buffet City (Bee Ridge)
Cedar Fox Coffee (Downtown)
Arts & Central (Rosemary District)
Mangia Che E Buono (Tuttle Bee Plaza)
rest name (Moved - Downtown)
Eggtown (Sarasota Crossings)
Pokehub (Jacaranda Plaza Venice)
FAM (Fruitville)
Focaccia (Bee Ridge)
The Hot Dog Shoppe (Venice Bypass)
Casami (Downtown)
Pi Pizza 3.14 On Main (Downtown)
Buffalo Wild Wings Go (Southside Village)
Maple Street Biscuit Company (University Walk)
Bobby Jones Golf Club (North Sarasota)
Island Fin Poke Co. Venice (Nokomis Village)
Garden of Joy ()
Koi Cafe (Pinebrook Venice)
Playa Bowls (Arlington Park)
Compa Coffee and Cocktails (Palmer Plaza)
Buddy's Bagels (Formerly Brooklyn Bagels)
Samurai Japanese Fusion (Southside Village)
Calusa Brewing (McIntosh near Clark Rd.)
Bruschetta Sarasota Key West (Gulf Gate)
Fin & Tonic (Gulf Gate)
The Original Wolfie's (Rosemary District)
Bella Vino Italian Market (Osprey, FL)
Irma's Tacos Craft Beer And Tequila Bar (Fruitville Commons)
Marcel (Main Street)
Two Roosters Fusion (Nokomis)
Pei Wei Asian Express (UTC Mall)
Slim Chickens (Clark Rd.)
The Breakfast Company (Shoppes at UTC)
Twin Peaks (Fruitville Commons)
Pacific Counter (Landings)
Ruth's Chris Steak House (Lakewood Ranch)
Miss Empanadas (Sarasota Commons)
Thai Hot (Osprey - Blackburn Plaza)
Jersey Mike's Subs (Pelican Plaza)
3 Bridges Brewing (South Venice)
Capo Pazzo (Gulf Gate)
Wingstop (Expo on Clark)
Kolucan (Gulf Gate)
Djonisi's Restaurant (Fruitville)
Neat (Square South)
Richie's Pizza and Grill (Formerly Joseph's Pizza)
Block 15 Cork and Craft (Formerly Grand Cru)
Osteria 500 (Waterside Place)
Toastique Lemon Ave (Downtown)
Palm Avenue Deli (Downtown)
Pineapple Tequila (Jacaranda Plaza)
Restaurante Chapin Vasquez (Venice - Bypass)
Palm Avenue Deli (Downtown)
Tomato Alley Pizzeria (Formerly Long Island Brothers)
Beso (Downtown)
Anna Maria Oyster Bar UTC (The Square at UTC)
Namo Izakaya (Main St. Downtown)
Owens Fish Camp (Lakewood Ranch SRQ)
Banyan House ()
Boo's Icehouse & Dog Hall (10th Street)
Osteria Southside (Southside Village)
Azul Steak and Sushi Lounge (Downtown - Formerly Flirt)
Wow Wow Lemonade Stand (Fruitville Commmons)
Kiku Sushi & Grill (Osprey, FL)
Forked at Waterside (Waterside Place)
Yard House (UTC Drive & N. Cattlemen)
Villani + Co (Wellen Park)
Louie's Bistro (Wellen Park)
Royal Peacock Indian Kitchen (Sarasota Crossings)
Divan Turkish Cuisine (Gulf Gate)
Tralia (Gulf Gate)
Stella's Greek Cuisine (Riverview Plaza)
Rocco's Tacos and Tequila Bar (UTC)
The Breakfast Company 2 (The Landings)
Meshugana Deli (Clark Rd.)
Mission Organic (Formerly Island Organics - Venice)
The Toasted Yolk Cafe (Southgate - Siesta Row)
Smack Dab On The Bay (The Bay Park)
Tortas Locas & Bakery (Ed Smith Area)
Local Spot 941 (Venice Gardens)
The Chateau Sarasota (Southgate)
Wally's Pour House (South Venice)
Food+Beer (4th St. Downtown)
Bay Leaf Indian (Osprey - Blackburn Plaza)

Recent Closures
Perkins Family Restaurant (Closed - Fruitville)
Sofia's Trattoria (Closed - S Tuttle)
Darwin Evolutionary Cuisine (Closed - S Trail)
Hob Nob Drive In (Closed - N. Washinton)
Fat Point (Closed - UTC)
Yokuji Asian (Closed - North Trail)
Boatyard Waterfront Bar & Grill (Closed - Stickney Point)
Flavio's on Main (Closed - Downtown)
Tijuana Flats (Closed - Southside Village)
Costco (Closed to Public)
Shiny Gumbo (Closed - Gulf Gate)
Adolfo's Italian Market & Pizzeria (Closed - Lakewood Ranch)
Crave Kitchens (Closed - Gulf Gate)
Barra Cevichera (Closed - 17th St.)
Rise Up Cafe (Closed - Downtown)
InfuZions (Closed - Lockwood Ridge)
Sofia's Restaurant (Closed - Lakewood Ranch)
Nancy's Bar-B-Q (Closed - Rosemary District)
Kiyoshi's Sushi (Closed - Gulf Gate)
Nellie's Deli & Catering (Closed - Fruitville)
Columbian Point (Closed - N. Washington)
German Cuisine (Closed - Sarasota Square)
Mandarin Express (Closed - Mall at UTC)
Reyna's Taqueria (Closed - Sarasota Square)
Five-O Donuts (Closed - South Trail)
Siesta Pops (Closed - South Trail)
Bonbom Cafe (Closed - Downtown)
Restaurante Rio De La Plata (Closed - Lockwood Ridge)
Yume Sushi (Closed - Downtown)
The Rosemary (Closed - Downtown)
Boccatta Bistro (Closed - Downtown)
City Pizza (Closed - Siesta Key)
Pizza N Brew (Closed - Downtown)
St. Armands Oyster Bar (Closed)
Brooklyn Bagels & Deli (Renamed - Cattlemen Rd.)
Brooklyn Bagels & Deli (Renamed - Beneva Rd.)
Wolfie's Box Office (Closed - Rosemary District)
Antojitos Cuban Cuisine (Closed - N. Tamiami Trl)
Nicky's Bistro (Closed - Downtown)
Off The Hook (Closed - Gulf Gate)
Famous Philly Cheesesteaks (Closed - Downtown)
Opus (Closed - Gulf Gate)
Off The Wagon (Closed - Venice)
Da Vinci German Restaurant (Closed - Osprey)
Wings N Weenies (Closed - Fruitville)
Wine Making Pantry The Good Grape Wine Bar (Closed - Clark Rd)
L&L Hawaiian Barbecue (Closed - Fruitville)
The Lunchbox Sarasota (Closed - Northgate)
Vernona Gourmet (Closed - St. Armands)
Bayside Grille (Closed - Nokomis)
Farm House (Closed - Clark Rd.)
Reef Cakes (Closed - Southside Village)
Yogurtology (Closed - Southside Village)
Breakfast at Victoria's (Closed - South Trail)
Pazzo Southside (Closed - Hillview)
Irish 31 (Closed - Southgate)
Lily Cafe (Closed - Landings)
Palermo Pizza (Closed - South Trail)
Pub 32 (Closed - South Trail)
Rasoi Indian Kitchen (Closed - Gulf Gate)
Bodhi Tree Cafe (Closed - Downtown)
New Dynasty (Closed - South Trail)
The Overton (Closed - Rosemary District)
Newk's Eatery (Closed - University)
Zoes Kitchen (Closed - University)
Taco Bus (Closed - South Trail)
China 1 (Closed - Gulf Gate)
Baby Paul's BBQ (Closed - Downtown)
Sarasota Brewing Company (Closed - Gulf Gate)
Mitch's Kitchen (Closed - Venice)
A Good Day Cafe (Closed - Osprey)
3 Pepper Burrito Co. (Closed - Downtown)
Cafe Baci (Closed - S. Trail)
Humay Sushi (Closed - Downtown)
Whiskey Barrel (Closed - St. Armands)
Blue Rooster (Closed - Rosemary District)
Cafe Longet (Closed - Venice)
Goodfellas Wine Making Pantry (Closed - Clark Rd.)
Burritos Mexican Grill (Closed - Gulfgate)
Sommers Dutch Family Restaurant (Closed - Cattlemen)
Fire Fresh Grill (Closed - Downtown)
Poppo's Taqueria (Closed - Landings)
Primo Ristorante (Closed - North Trail)
BurgerFi (Closed - UTC)
Bayou Tavern (Closed - LBK)
Panificio South (Closed - Reynolds St.)
Leaf & Lentil (Closed - North Trail)
Sophia's Tuscan Cafe (Closed - Landings)
India Cafe (Closed - Downtown)
Red Lobster (Closed - Gulf Gate)
Smoqehouse (Closed - South Trail)
Traphouse Seafood and BBQ (Closed - Bahia Vista)
The Beach Club (Siesta Key - Kitchen Closed)
Dix Coney Cafe (Closed - Gulf Gate)
The Parrot X-Press Grill (Closed - Bee Ridge)
Gold China Chinese Take Out (Closed - Palmer Ranch)
South Philly Cheesesteaks (Closed - Main St.)
Cuccina Gloria (Closed - Nokomis)
White Buffalo Saloon (Closed - Ashton Rd.)
Angelo's Limoncello (Closed - Cattlemen)
Cassariano UTC (Closed)
Oasis Cafe Mediterranean Cuisine (Closed - South Trail)
Seabar (Closed - Gulf Gate)
Chef Rolf's New Florida Kitchen (Closed - Southgate)
Freskia Pita (Closed - Sarasota Crossing)
Kazu 2.0 (Closed - Gulf Gate)
Thomas German Bakery (Closed - Gulf Gate)
Honeycomb Cafe (Closed - South Trail)
Blase Bistro (Closed - Hillview)
Opa! Opa! (Closed - Gulf Gate)
The Waterfront (Closed - South Trail)
Station 400 (Closed - Landings)
G's Southern Kitchen (Closed - Bobby Jones Golf Club)
Mega Tropical (Closed - Beneva & Webber)
IHop (Closed - N. Washington)
Ruby Tuesday (Closed - UTC)
Barnacle Bill's (Closed - Downtown)
Bob Evans (Closed - 14th St. W Bradenton)
Ham Heaven & Devil Dogs (Closed - Clark Road)
Blue Moon Grill (Closed - Bahia Vista)
Fusion Gourmet By Chef Razo (Closed - Gulf Gate)
Acropolis Sarasota (Closed - UTC)
Nancy's Bar-B-Q (Closed - Downtown)
Duff's Original Buffet (Closed - Bradenton)
Pita's Republic (Closed - UTC)
Pita's Republic (Closed - Fruitville)
S'Macks Burgers & Shakes (Closed - Southgate)
TooJay's (Closed - Southgate)
Seven on Venice (Closed - Venice Ave.)
Rivera Maya (Closed - Cocoanut)
Punta Sur (Closed - Beneva)
Limoncello (Closed - Cattlemen)
Kumo Japanese Steakhouse (Closed - Venice)
Kruk's Philly Steaks (Closed - Landings)
Umbrellas (Closed - Downtown)
Mexico Lindo (Closed - St. Armands)
1812 Osprey (Closed - Southside Village)
Omelette and Company (Closed - S. Trail)
MacAllisters (Closed - Lakewood Ranch)
Lemon Tree Kitchen (Closed - Downtown)
Daily Bird (Closed - Downtown)
Zeno's Boardwalk Sweet Shop (Closed - St. Armands)
Surf Shack (Closed - St. Armands)
Peach's (Closed - 26th St. Bradenton)
Peach's (Closed - Cortez Rd. Bradenton)
Jason's Deli (Closed - University)
Denny's (Closed - Venice, FL)
Angelino (Italian Tradition) (Closed - Rosemary District)
Solorzano Bros. Pizzeria (Closed - Siesta Key)
Sweet Tomatoes (Closed - Landings)
Cannon's Steak House (Closed - Gulf Gate)
Pino's (Closed - Shops at Siesta Row)
Tokaj (Closed - Gulf Gate)
Fork My Life (Closed - Gulf Gate)
Cafe Roma (Closed - Hillview)
Tela's Bistro (Closed - Bee Ridge)
Doughbie Brothers Pizza (Closed - University Park)
Prague (Closed - Downtown)
Luna Rossa (Closed - Southgate)
Kruk's Philly Steaks (Closed - University Parkway)
Bravo Italian Mediterranean (Closed - Southgate)
Mojo's Paladar Real Cuban (Closed - Venice)
Barnacle Bill's (Closed - North Trail)
Norma Jean's Sports Bar (Closed - Fruitville Rd.)
62 Bistrot (Closed - Hillview St.)
Smashburger (Closed - University & Tuttle)
Li'l Nancy's at the Ranch (Closed - Relocating Lakewood Ranch)
Brasa & Pisco (Closed - Lockwood Ridge)
Chicken Kitchen (Closed - University Parkway)
Burger & Beer Joint (Closed - UTC Mall)

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