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Crager's Restaurant

) #105 of 680 Restaurants in Sarasota American,
7218 N Tamiami Trl, Sarasota, FL 34243-1403
+1 941-351-2166
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good38%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pot roast” (5 reviews)
“meatloaf” (5 reviews)
“home fries” (2 reviews)
Open Now
06:30 - 22:00All hours
American, Diner
7218 N Tamiami Trl, Sarasota, FL 34243-1403
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We had another restaurant in mind, but it was closed. We noticed Crager's sign and gave it a shot. It's a real family-owned restaurant with everything fresh and home made. The fried catfish was perfect and the grilled grouper was excellent. Fried okra and corn...More

Thank pakeha
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Yes the food is really good here. After all it's a diner. So naturally deserts are huge. The pies are the best and a throwback to pies you never see anymore like coconut cream. Yum!!!

Thank 970alexanderp
Reviewed 1 June 2017

Ate here for lunch on a pass thru. Wife and I was hoping for a home style meal, and that is what we got. The lunch was a treat after being on the road and eating so much junk food. Staff was friendly and attentive...More

Thank Eccl5v18
Reviewed 29 May 2017

Found this diner based on other reviews. It was a great diner! Ended up coming here Sunday morning. As soon as we entered, they were bringing us to a table. Just as quickly as we sat down, a waitress had a tray of fresh squeezed...More

Thank Zipper98
Reviewed 26 May 2017 via mobile

My husband and I are in the food business and have been for years. We like to support independent business owners. This did not disappoint. We stopped here for breakfast befor attending a track meet at the IMG Academy. It did not disappoint. My husband...More

Thank Heather H
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Although it's not in walking distance, If you have a car and traveling into or out of the Sarasota Bradenton Airport, this is a great family style restaurant that's worth the drive. Clean - Friendly - great meals - and very affordable. These guys are...More

Thank Walter C
Reviewed 10 May 2017

didn't feel like cooking on the recent warm nights so I got take out that was pretty awesome. The girl on the phone was very pleasant & the food was cooked up promptly in about 15 min. . I am glad this continues to be...More

Thank jennifer f
Reviewed 7 May 2017

I have had dinner with friends several times at his diner. It serves "home cooking" if mom was a bad cook. Each time, I was served canned corn, canned green beans and overlooked entrees. The roast beef is grayish brown with a thick flour based...More

Thank tweety817
Reviewed 9 April 2017

I have passed this place many times and finally decided to try it! It was Saturday lunchtime and it was quite busy. I presumed that it was an Amish restaurant. I was wrong. The ambiance is PURE diner. One notable thing is that it was...More

1  Thank pablocollier
Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

We have lived down here for almost 2 years and have driven past this establishment daily. We decided to stop in because "it always looks like it has people there" kinda thing. I have to say. This is definitely one of the best places we...More

Thank Benannie
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Diner
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
06:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7218 N Tamiami Trl, Sarasota, FL 34243-1403
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Sarasota
  • Phone Number: +1 941-351-2166
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