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The Breakfast House

1817 Fruitville Rd, Sarasota, FL 34236-4201
+1 941-366-6860
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good27%
  • Average7%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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“pancakes” (56 reviews)
“french toast” (24 reviews)
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1817 Fruitville Rd, Sarasota, FL 34236-4201
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you love breakfast, this is the place to go. They offer a wide variety of dishes and very unique pancake combos. I had the cranberry walnut and they were delicious. My wife had seasonal pumpkin pancakes with pumpkin syrup.

Thank joeF_10
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We love traveling and especially eating at local places where the locals eat too. Today we picked this little jewel and were so glad we did!! The poached eggs were perfect (a seemingly hard quality to achieve at most places), the scrambled and over easy...More

Thank Gwen W
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

So glad we stopped here - funky little place - we sat on patio - good time of the day after 10 on a Wednesday - no wait. Tuscan eggs Benedict was delicious - Mimosa with more champagne than oj is always a plus. Nice...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The service and breakfast was fabulous! The location is simple to find with ample parking spaces. It is very nicely decorated and you can feel the owners passion in the small quant court yard out back!!

Thank bryand920
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

SETTING: Family-house turned into a small restaurant. From my extensive experience when it comes to dining-out, this is always a good sign. WAIT-TIME: on a Sunday morning, we waited about 30-35 minutes for our party of 4 to be seated. This means they're quite busy...More

Thank Phoenyx-Floyd
Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

Breakfast was yummy, yummy. My husband had the skillet special and I had the breakfast sandwich. It is a must stop,because food is amazing and the service provided with a smile.

Thank Marcy S
Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

Walking inside this place just makes you feel happy. Lots of bold colors. Eclectic China. Servers with colorful toes and aprons. Super friendly and spot on service. My Greek omelette was fluffy- the way an omelette is supposed to be. So many places serve skinny...More

Thank DorisP52
Reviewed 6 October 2017

My coworker and I order breakfast to go at least once a week! It is always fresh and delicious. The biscuits and gravy are great and he loves the corn beef hash. I have yet to find something I don't like here! Cute, quaint building...More

Thank KStone80
Reviewed 30 July 2017

The Breakfast House features a menu with me in mind. The breakfast/lunch restaurant at 1817 Fruitville Road in HIstoric Downtown Village, which opened in 2010, has a section in its extensive menu titled "Eggs Benedict Your Way." I love Eggs Benedict. I love to compare...More

Thank Taylor B
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

First visit. Certainly won't be the last!!! Blueberry and regular pancakes, egg white scrambled eggs with spinach, mushrooms & tomatoes, fruit salad, English muffin. Great coffee. Chef/owner was kind and came out to make sure my Mom wasn't allergic to nuts. Ciara was a fantastic...More

Thank WooHooWineWoman
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Denise J
13 June 2017|
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Response from Moggie48 | Reviewed this property |
They will take your name, #in party, and arrival time and that means a shorter wait. It's not a true reservation but when you've given advance notice they take that into consideration.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$26
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 14:00
07:30 - 14:30
19:30 - 14:30
07:30 - 14:30
07:30 - 14:30
07:30 - 14:30
07:30 - 14:30
07:30 - 14:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1817 Fruitville Rd, Sarasota, FL 34236-4201
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Sarasota
  • Phone Number: +1 941-366-6860
Quaint key west style bungalow that serves freshly made breakfast and lunch from family recipes. Irish style corn beef hash, amazing pancakes served with real maple syrup. Enjoy dining under the trees in our whimsical outdoor garden. Hungry? Lets do Breakfast!
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