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Roessler's Restaurant

2033 Vamo Way, Sarasota, FL 34238-3147
+1 941-966-5688
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good16%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“steak diane” (23 reviews)
“escargot” (33 reviews)
“parfait” (16 reviews)
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American, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
2033 Vamo Way, Sarasota, FL 34238-3147
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful restaurant food could better for the price but overall very nice. Service very good and wine selection good. We will visit again but wish there was more side dishes to choose from.

Thank DayTrip44017129255
Reviewed 12 October 2018 via mobile

This restaurant is not on the water, but the setting is really beautiful. The staff is very professional, the food is very good and the menu is diverse enough to please everyone. They have an extensive wine list. They do not rush you but service...More

Thank bosca2018
Reviewed 16 September 2018

Roessler’s is tucked away in a lovely setting just off of The Tamiami Trail (Rt 41.) in Sarasota. The restaurant is just as charming inside. Suitable for those special event meals. The cuisine is continental executed with grace and style. Well worth finding.

Thank Dave W
Reviewed 6 September 2018

My husband and I and friends went to dinner on a Friday night at this restaurant. I had not been back in several years and it was still the first rate restaurant I remember. The food is ingenious and well prepared, the service is fantastic...More

Thank Theresa T
Reviewed 6 September 2018

We went here for our anniversary dinner in August and enjoyed it immensely! The food, service and ambiance were all top notch. We loved the steak, lamb, and the anniversary mousse with a candle that Mark brought after dinner! Nice touch! Thank you for a...More

Thank Ginjoe
Reviewed 31 August 2018

Roessler's has become one of our favorites. Great food, nice atmosphere when it's not too crowded - like now, in the off season. Always a good meal. Favorites are their escargot, Wiener Schnitzel Holstein, lamb and veal Piccata. Great service and atmosphere too.

Thank SkipCohen
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

This was a special occasion and although we have not been here in years, our go to place has been a disappointment since it sold. Rosslers is in a nice setting with immaculately maintained grounds. We were seated right away and drinks were there in...More

Thank Mickey L
Reviewed 25 August 2018

Kind of a hidden gem - out from the downtown Sarasota area, but a special location with beautiful gardens, serene setting and excellent service and food. Elegant without being pretentious. Good menu with varied selections, something to appeal to wide range of diners,

Thank Tamie M
Reviewed 24 August 2018

We choose to celebrate our wedding anniversary at Roesslers during our stay in Sarasota. Our hotel suggested Selva's and they send many of their hotel guests there. We chose Roesslers based on our Tripadvisor and Open Table reviews and we were not disappointed! The dining...More

Thank mmarco2016
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

My husband and I have visited here several times and both times we were extremely happy with our dinners. The first time was in their formal dining room. The views are beautiful and the service was top notch. We both ordered steak au poive and...More

Thank Longboatergirl
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Questions & Answers
Mickey L
14 August 2018|
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Response from Roesslers | Property representative |
A coat is not required. Some gentlemen wear coats but a dress shirt is most popular for the summer months.
Barb J
2 April 2017|
Response from Y2773SDjamesc | Reviewed this property |
All entrees come with sides, however the sides depend on the entree you order.
22 March 2016|
Response from MIKEK990014 | Reviewed this property |
About half the me wear sport coat--the rest have casual smart shirts Definitely no jeans or shorts
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$35
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Romantic, View, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
17:00 - 20:30
17:00 - 20:30
17:00 - 20:30
17:00 - 20:30
17:00 - 20:30
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2033 Vamo Way, Sarasota, FL 34238-3147
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Sarasota
  • Phone Number: +1 941-966-5688
  • E-mail
Roessler's restaurant has been family owned and operated since 1978. Originally, as the Flight Deck at the Venice Airport and then moving to their Sarasota location in 1985. Situated on nearly three acres of manicured gardens and a beautiful lake with a bridge and gazebo, Roessler's is one of the most romantic restaurants on the west coast of Florida.
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