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Original Word of Mouth

6604 Gateway Ave, Sarasota, FL 34231-5806
+1 941-925-2400
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good32%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“brunch” (17 reviews)
“eggs benedict” (22 reviews)
“home fries” (18 reviews)
Opens in 26 min
American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
6604 Gateway Ave, Sarasota, FL 34231-5806
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Of all of the new restaurants we tried during our 7 day vacation stay, this was by far the best find. I'd read about it, but it was also reccomended by locals, alway a good sign. The place is bright and cheerful, with a fun...More

Thank norskies
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

In the continuing competition for being the best breakfast/lunch cafe in Sarasota, Word of Mouth Cafe has its fans and its well deserved. Its always crowded and the food is great, but I've found others that I like better.

Thank bnbretirees
Reviewed 30 August 2018 via mobile

My "homemade" corned beef hash did not taste like any homemade corned beef hash I've ever had. It was dry and fairly tasteless. My husband's eggs benedict came with shaved ham instead of Canadian bacon and a slight drizzle of Hollandaise. We may have caught...More

Thank Connie B
Mario M, Owner at Original Word of Mouth, responded to this reviewResponded 3 September 2018

Thank you for sharing your experience. Yes , our corn beef hash is cooked and prepared in house,sorry it was not up to your taste.

Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

We have been here several times for breakfast. I’m always amazed by the job they do. The menu is varied, but no matter what we’ve ordered, it’s always wonderful. Quality ingredients are key as well as a great service staff. Everyone seems to enjoy their...More

Thank Msjoannwil
Reviewed 28 July 2018

What a quaint little local place for breakfast or brunch! The service was quick and competent. Food arrived hot and timely. Mostly locals eating here. Prices were good for the amount of food provided. Be sure to check the Yummy daily specials written on a...More

Thank vsh54
Reviewed 23 June 2018

A friendly place. Food is very good and the service was outstanding. I always eat here when I am in Sarasota.

Thank donnapdr
Reviewed 19 June 2018

Our family of 5 ate here on a recent trip to FL. There was something on the menu for everyone - even our gluten-sensitive daughter - and everything we ordered was great. We were very tempted by the huge, luscious-looking cinnamon roll but were too...More

Thank CDragon3502
Reviewed 18 June 2018

A neighborly breakfast place with the usual selections. The latte was luke warm and tasted more like a watered down coffee. The scone was drenched in so much icing my teeth hurt! Don't expect to get healthy here, but do expect to feel like you're...More

Thank Lydia G
Reviewed 6 June 2018

Wanted the Eggs Benedict....it was excellent!!!....made me want to order another...food was nicely prepared and presented..service was very good...they have a very nice selection on their menu....will be back to try other items...though I am very partial to Eggs Benedict!....try this place....you won't be disappointed....they...More

Thank JoeTamT
Reviewed 30 April 2018

This is a great place to visit for a traditional American breakfast. They do waffles, eggs, and all the other stuff you would expect. I finally tried the eggs Benedict and am sorry to say the sauce lacked the kick I am used to tasting....More

Thank Vana P
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$5 - US$16
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Free Wifi, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
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Open Hours
08:00 - 14:00
08:00 - 14:00
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08:00 - 14:00
08:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6604 Gateway Ave, Sarasota, FL 34231-5806 (Formerly Word of Mouth)
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Sarasota
  • Phone Number: +1 941-925-2400
  • E-mail
Word of Mouth diners are know to come for Word of Mouth's breakfast alone, which features several varieties of pancakes, blintzes, crepes and the awe-inspiring Three Amigos Breakfast Burrito. The lunch menu serves a variety of yummy soups, sandwiches and salads. Open for breakfast and lunch.
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