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Downtown Sarasota Restaurants

Waterfront Dining


Restaurants at The Ritz-Carlton, Sarasota fuse coastal sophistication with local traditions. Savor a dynamic range of options, from the fresh seafood and artful libations at Jack Dusty to the relaxed, beachfront ambience of The Lido Key Tiki Bar.

Jack Dusty

Taking its cues from Sarasota's maritime traditions, this signature restaurant showcases fresh seafood, local ingredients, craft microbrews and cocktails and downtown marina views.

Ridley’s Porch

Named for the rare Kemp’s Ridley sea turtles that frequent the beach, this Beach Club restaurant offers a relaxed waterfront dining experience centered on locally inspired dishes.

The Lido Key Tiki Bar

This open-air bar is a Sarasota landmark and the perfect spot to sip a tropical cocktail as the sun sets over the Gulf Coast.

Kemp’s Market

A convenient and luxurious marketplace overlooking Lido Key offers a healthy grab-and-go option to incorporate into your beach day. 

The Golf Club Grille

Offering the perfect end to a day spent playing one of Sarasota’s most acclaimed golf courses, this restaurant features seasonal cuisine, golf-course views and indoor and outdoor seating.