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Mattison's City Grille

1 N Lemon Ave, Sarasota, FL 34236-5730
+1 941-330-0440
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Overview
  • Excellent37%
  • Very good44%
  • Average14%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“salad” (48 reviews)
“pizza” (39 reviews)
Open Now
09:30 - 23:59All hours
CUISINES
American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
1 N Lemon Ave, Sarasota, FL 34236-5730
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1 - 10 of 514 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Live music on a Wednesday night was a pleasant surprise. We sat at the bar. The bartender was very attentive and friendly and the pizza was tasty. We’d eat here again.

Thank LAS10
MattisonsRestaurants, General Manager at Mattison's City Grille, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your great review for Mattisons City Grille in down town Sarasota. I'm pleased you enjoyed yourselves. Aaron your bartender is a great guy who loves his job and it shows. Please come back again soon. Elizabeth

Reviewed 15 October 2017

This restaurant has become my favorite place to go after a long work week to relax and unwind. Once again, last evening, my husband and I arrived at City Grille at approximately 9 P.M., when this restaurant was in full swing with a live band...More

Thank jshnr
MattisonsRestaurants, General Manager at Mattison's City Grille, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

What can I say about this wonderful review for Mattisons City Grille in down town Sarasota. I have to agree that our Alyssa is a true professional in every sense of the word. She loves her job and it shows. We are so happy you...More

Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

My husband and I went with my sister here for dinner our first night in Sarasota. My sister got a white pizza with artichokes. My husband got meat loaf, I got ravioli. We had calamari as an appetizer. The food was great! The server and...More

Thank Meridian S
MattisonsRestaurants, General Manager at Mattison's City Grille, responded to this reviewResponded 13 October 2017

Thank you so much for your wonderful review for Mattisons City Grille in down town Sarasota. I'm so pleased you enjoyed yourselves. I am very lucky to work with such a great group of people. Please visit again soon and often. Elizabeth

Reviewed 8 September 2017

Our party consisted of 4 adults and two children, ages 5 & 7. Service was just okay; server unable to answer simple questions about the food. Ceviche was the worst we'd eaten anywhere in the world, ant the tiny serving with limp taco chips cost...More

Thank Platinum2VA
MattisonsRestaurants, General Manager at Mattison's City Grille, responded to this reviewResponded 15 September 2017

I am so sorry you were disappointed with your visit to Mattisons City Grille. Please contact me at 941-330-0440 so that I can make this right. Thank you for letting me know, Elizabeth

Reviewed 27 August 2017

Downtown Sarasota. Went before seeing a matinee play. Great variety. Good taste. Reasonable value. Would come again.

Thank HalzBoston_Ma
MattisonsRestaurants, General Manager at Mattison's City Grille, responded to this reviewResponded 28 August 2017

Thank you for writing this nice review for Mattisons City Grille in down town Sarasota. I'm so glad you enjoyed yourselves. Please come back again. We will be looking forward to seeing you soon, Elizabeth

Reviewed 23 August 2017

Every time we go to Sarasota we stop at Mattison's. Food is always good and the drinks are always cold. Love the outdoor seating too!

Thank MomofShadow
MattisonsRestaurants, General Manager at Mattison's City Grille, responded to this reviewResponded 24 August 2017

Thank you for taking the time to write this wonderful review of Mattisons City Grille in down town Sarasota. I'm glad we are a regular stop for you when your in town. looking forward to seeing you again soon. Elizabeth

Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

We went to Mattison's yesterday by chance when we're looking for a nice place for a late lunch in Sarasota. Downtown was at 16.00 pm as good as empty but not Mattison's. We had a very friendly and helpful server that teached us that it's...More

Thank Sonia v
MattisonsRestaurants, General Manager at Mattison's City Grille, responded to this reviewResponded 16 August 2017

Thank you for the wonderful review for Mattisons City Grille in down town Sarasota. I'm so happy you enjoyed yourselves. Please stop by when you get back to town. Thanks again, Elizabeth

Reviewed 24 July 2017

My wife and I had dinner here over a year ago and it was a good meal overall. What brought this to mind was we happened to be walking by Mattison's this past Sat. on the way to another restaurant where we had late reservations...More

Thank HBeachTraveler
MattisonsRestaurants, General Manager at Mattison's City Grille, responded to this reviewResponded 27 July 2017

Thank you for the great review for Mattisons City Grille in down town Sarasota. Chef Paul is constantly updating our menu with the freshest and healthy ingredients available so I can guarantee you will be pleased. Please come back again soon. Thanks again, Elizabeth

Reviewed 23 July 2017

Friday night at Mattison's. Food...all good. Hamburger and fries( very good) for me. Room-mate had Greek salad with lamb chop lollipops...ordered with no onions, came with no olives...close, but what's a greek salad without olives? Friends had the salmon and the meatloaf...declared to be very...More

Thank George T
MattisonsRestaurants, General Manager at Mattison's City Grille, responded to this reviewResponded 24 July 2017

thank you for taking the time to write this lovely review fir Mattisons City Grille in down town Sarasota. I'm so glad you had a great time. Please come back again and often. Thanks again, Elizabeth

Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

After seeing a movie in downtown Sarasota, we ventured to City Grille for dinner. Outdoor seating with a cool breeze thanks to many fans. Prompt courteous service, fast delivery of food, and prepared to perfection. Perfect meal.

Thank Lisa H
MattisonsRestaurants, General Manager at Mattison's City Grille, responded to this reviewResponded 24 July 2017

Thank you for the wonderful review fore Mattisons City Grille in Sarasota. I am so glad you enjoyed yourselves. Please come back again and often. Elizabeth

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Don't know. Suggest contacting restaurant directly.
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Hey I'm just a satisfied customer, what do I know? sorry to hear of your experience, JA, the place has always been great for me. Not that I've ever toured the kitchen or inspected the cooler boxes as a customer. So I... More
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Michele S
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Response from GregoryS57 | Reviewed this property |
From what I can see on their website they do have a Thanksgiving dinner. It looks like a set price that includes everything.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$8 - US$30
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 00:00
Saturday
09:30 - 23:59
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 N Lemon Ave, Sarasota, FL 34236-5730
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Sarasota
  • Phone Number: +1 941-330-0440
  • E-mail
Description
Located in the heart of downtown Sarasota, Mattison's City Grille is perfect for Market Day Saturday breakfast, Sunday Brunch, lunch, dinner, late night dining, and enjoying drinks at our outdoor, covered bar with live music. Chef Paul Mattison has created an exciting al fresco menu from casual sandwiches, to brick-oven pizzas; from mouth watering lamb, filet and fresh seafood, to special salads and appetizers. You will come for the atmosphere and stay for the food.
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