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23 N Lemon Ave, Sarasota, FL 34236-5730
+1 941-365-1020
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good25%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“lasagna” (23 reviews)
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Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
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23 N Lemon Ave, Sarasota, FL 34236-5730
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Reviewed 2 days ago

My husband and I wandered into Salute! On a Friday evening, just as the sun was beginning to set. We were immediately seated on the patio, and the heaters were lit as the sun dropped, taking the temperature with it. It was Thunder By the...More

Thank Joyce H
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I went on a Sunday to see Melanie Massell, great singer and entertainer! It was a beautiful patio setting. I ordered a martini and Anthony, the bartender, made it perfectly. Great atmosphere! I’ll be back.

Thank knox78
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This is by far the worst dining experience of my 50 year life and travels all over the world. We went to celebrate my mother’s 75 birthday. Dinner from start to finish was over 3 hours and was bad from start to finish. The service...More

Thank DetroitDolphinDave
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We arrived at 4:00 for the “early bird” which consisted of an appetizer, main course and dessert for $21.95. All of meals were excellent. We had the grouper, salmon, veal and lasagna each of which was beautifully presented and very tasty. It was a warm...More

Thank judithantoinette
Reviewed 1 week ago

Salute is a true gem in a town of Italian restaurants. They provide at wonderful 3-course $21.99 early menu that is phenomenal and now have a happy hour bar menu that's not to be missed. No matter which menu one chooses the portions are bountiful...More

Thank Vickiehome
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely. Good food and entertainment. They've set up the outdoor area with heaters so it can be comfortable on chilly nights. They also have entertainment which, along with their excellent food makes for a wonderful evening.

Thank joel c
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Recently ate dinner with my family at Salute in Sarasota. This restaurant has been around for several years and seems to be full all the time. We sat outside near the band - which had to take turns with the band next door at Mattison's...More

Thank David M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I are snow-birding in Sarasota and eat at the Salute a couple of times each week. Salute has an awesome bartender named Elle that makes a wonderful basil/cucumber martini.

Thank ronnoc42
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What drew us here was the outdoor seating, friendly maitre d and the live entertainment. The restaurant was busy but we were well looked after, had a drink at the bar before being shown to our table. However, our waiter was friendly but a little...More

Thank butchaboy1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great food great service by Kristina fantastic evening! Everyone very friendly and cannot wait to go back!

Thank Richard1046
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2 April 2017|
Response from Mark U | Reviewed this property |
27 February 2017|
Response from Mark U | Reviewed this property |
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 23 N Lemon Ave, Sarasota, FL 34236-5730
    (Main Street)
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Sarasota
  • Phone Number: +1 941-365-1020
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