Sarasota-Manatee Originals

Fresh local flavor. The Sarasota-Manatee Originals is a dedicated group of nearly 60 independently-owned restaurants with a passionate desire to preserve the culinary heritage of the Sun Coast. From casual toes-in-the sand dining to elegant multi-course affairs, the Sarasota-Manatee Originals offer you a variety of delicious dining options for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Look for our member restaurants from Anna Maria Island to Venice, from Lakewood Ranch to Longboat Key. Learn more about the local flavor of the Sarasota/Manatee region at, and when visiting our region, remember to "eat like a local!"



American, Barbecue, British, Cajun, Caribbean, Chinese, Continental, Creole, French, Fusion, International, Italian, Japanese, Mediterranean, Mexican, Oriental, Oyster Bar, Seafood, Spanish, Steak, Thai, Vegetarian

Hours of Operation

Breakfast, Brunch, Dinner, Lunch, Sunday Brunch


Beach Access, Beachfront, Downtown, Waterfront