Every year, restaurants in Venice join in on Savor Sarasota. From June 1st to June 14th our local restaurants design a pix-fixe menu for lunch and dinner for one price! Lunch menus are just $25 per person and dinner menus are $40 per person. This is a great way to experience the best restaurants in Venice on a budget! Keep reading to hear all about the different menus so you can plan your next Venice Foodies adventure!
All About Savor Sarasota for 2023
What Restaurants in Venice are included in Savor Sarasota?
For a full list of all the restaurants that are participating in Savor Sarasota across the entire county, definitely check it out on the Visit Sarasota website. I wanted to make it a bit easier for the Venice crowd to find our local spots offering these deals as well! Here’s the list of what restaurants in Venice are participating and some highlights of what is on the menu!
Tikka Indian Cuisine
525A US Highway 41 Byp N, Bird Bay Plaza, Venice, FL 34285
Indulge in the vibrant flavors of Indian cuisine at Tikka Indian Cuisine, where they offer a delectable lunch and dinner menu. For lunch, you have the opportunity to experience a delightful three-course meal. Start with your choice of Taj Mahal Indian Beer (12 oz), Kingfisher Indian Beer (12 oz), a glass of house white wine, or a glass of house red wine. For the second course, savor options like Gobi Manchuria, Onion Bhaji, or Chicken 65. Then, for the main course, you can select from a range of mouthwatering dishes such as Tikka Masala, Korma, Goan, or Saag, with your choice of Veg, Paneer, Chicken, Lamb, or Shrimp.
In the evening, Tikka Indian Cuisine continues to captivate your taste buds with their dinner offerings. Begin with your choice of Taj Mahal Indian Beer (12 oz), Kingfisher Indian Beer (12 oz), a glass of house white wine, or a glass of house red wine. For the second course, indulge in flavorful options like Gobi Manchuria, Onion Bhaji, Chili Chicken, Samosa, or Eggplant Chana Chat. As you move to the third course, savor the rich and aromatic dishes of Tikka Masala, Korma, Goan, or Saag, with your preferred choice of Veg, Paneer, Chicken, Lamb, or Shrimp. If you’re in the mood for something from the tandoor, their Tandoori Chicken or Kabab Trio will surely satisfy your cravings. Finally, complete your dining experience with a choice of Cardamom Date Cake or Rice Pudding for a sweet finale.
Ristorante San Marco
305-B W Venice Ave, Venice, FL 34285
The Lunch Menu consists of Soup or Salad with your choice of either Spaghetti Carbonara, Mushroom Tortelloni, Vegetable Stuffed Flounder or Chicken Cacciatore with a dessert choice of either Tiramisu or a Cannoli. For Dinner, start off with your first course choice of Ricotta Meatballs, Toasted Raviolis, or Gorgonzola Stuffed Figs. Then with either soup or salad, choose your entree from Spinach and Mushroom Cannelloni, Chicken Saltimbocca, Flounder Bruschetta or Rigatoni Bolognese with Ricotta and choose from 3 fabulous desserts, Tiramisu, Cannoli or Italian Mousse.
Fins at Sharky’s
1600 Harbor Drive S, Venice, Fl 34285
Check out Lunch at Fin’s! Start off with the soup of the day paired with either Beet Cured Faroe Island Salmon or Coconut Shrimp with your choice of either Picadillo Tacos, Shrimp Strawberry Blush Salad or a Crispy Fish Sandwich with a sweet Carrot cake, Hot Fudge Sunday or Key Lime Brulee for dessert. For dinner, Fin’s also offers an upgrade for an additional charge to receive their recommended wine pairing with each course. Your first course consists of Seafood Chowder, Beet Cured Salmon, Coconut Fried Shrimp or Strawberry Blush Salad with your entree choices of Tea Brined Airline Chicken Breast, Beef Tenderloin Bourguignon or Seafood Risotto. The dessert opti0ns for lunch are available for dinner as well!
Crow’s Nest Marina Restaurant
1968 Tarpon Center Dr, Venice, FL 34285
Located right on the waterway, Crow’s Nest is tucked away on Venice Island. For lunch, you can choose an entree with either an appetizer or dessert, while dinner comes with all 3 courses! Main course options for lunch include Meatloaf Marsala, Blackened Mahi Mahi bowl, or Fried Coconut Crusted Haddock, while dinner entrees include Claw Crab Cake Dinner, Blackened Mahi or Pecan Crusted Trout. For appetizers, choose between Shrimp Cocktail, Fried Zucchini, or Petite Tomato and Mozzarella Salad. Dessert options include key lime pie, chocolate mousse or Brownie a la Mode.
425 US 41 Bypass N, Venice, FL 34285
Almost a hidden secret in Venice is the Venezia Restaurant inside the Hotel Venezia on the US 41 Bypass. Known for it’s incredible specials such as their Friday Night Fish Fry, the Savor Sarasota menu has a great variety to give you a taste of what this restaurant can offer. For lunch, start with a choice of Baked French Onion Soup or a side House or Caesar Salad. Indulge in the second course with options like Chicken and Pecan Salad, Fish Tacos with lightly blackened Mahi and Shrimp, or a classic Reuben sandwich with Corned Beef Brisket, Swiss Cheese, Sauerkraut, and Russian Dressing on Marble Rye. Complete your lunch with a sweet ending by selecting a scoop of Flavor of the Day Ice Cream or Classic NY Cheesecake.
For dinner, begin with a first course of House Salad, Caesar Salad, or French Onion Soup. Then, delve into the main course options such as Chicken Milan with White Wine, Butter, Garlic, Sundried Tomato, and Artichokes served with Rice Pilaf and Fresh Vegetables. Alternatively, enjoy a juicy 12 oz. Grilled Ribeye with Mashed Potatoes and Fresh Vegetables, or the savory Onion Crusted Salmon accompanied by Rice Pilaf and Fresh Vegetables. Conclude your dinner with a choice of delightful desserts, including Chocolate Madness Cake with Ice Cream, Classic NY Cheesecake, or a refreshing Key Lime Tart.
To enhance your dining experience, the lunch and dinner specials at Venezia Restaurant & Bar include a non-alcoholic beverage, house wine, well liquor, or domestic draft beer.
Savor Sarasota Specials in Nokomis
801 Tamiami Trail, Nokomis, FL 34275
One of my favorite places that offers Vegetarian Friendly Dishes in Venice and also has a fabulous Bison Burger. Treat yourself to a lunch with your choice of grilled falafel or vegan quinoa cakes as your first course. For main entrees, the choices are a pesto chicken wrap, bacon swiss burger, avocado wrap or Thai chicken salad (you are going to LOVE the house-made Thai peanut dressing!) or a Vegan “Pulled Pork” Sandwich made with lentils, carrots, smoked paprika, herbs and spices on a gluten free ciabatta roll. If you prefer to go for dinner, the first course is either raw avocado sliders, cheesy quinoa cakes, a bowl of soup or a bowl of borsch. Main dish options are the chicken pesto bowl, a Steak and Potato dish, Vegan “Meat Loaf” (made with Quinoa, Lentils, herbs ad spices) or Fresh Salmon (Plain, Blackened or with Asian Glaze). Finish off your meal with their mini dessert of the day or the delicious chocolate layer cake.
Pop’s Sunset Grill
112 Circuit Rd, Nokomis, FL 34275
Pop’s is known for its beautiful venue for waterfront dining. For lunch, enjoy a choice of house salad, caesar salad, cup of lobster bisque or clam chowder with either a grilled steak sandwich or chipotle surf and turf tacos. If you head there for dinner, you’ll have a choice of a Tuna Poke Bowl or Lobster Stuffed Avocado served with either Seafood Paella made with Shrimp, Scallops, Clams, Mussels, Lobster Tail, Green Peas, Chorizo, Peppers, Onions and Garlic Butter with Spanish Yellow Rice or a Surf & Turf Dinner consisting of a 6 oz Filet Mignon, Scallop and Lump Crabmeat with Asparagus, Mashed Potatoes and a Béarnaise sauce with Key Lime Pie for Dessert.
Savor Sarasota Specials in Englewood
Farlow’s On The Water
2080 S McCall Rd, Englewood, FL 34224
For lunch, start with options like the Charred Octopus Cocktail or Beer Cheese & Crab Soup. For the main course, choose from Coconut Fried Chicken Sandwich, Morita Shrimp Flatbread, Salad Trio, or Triggerfish & Tots. Finish with Sweet Plantain Foster Cheesecake or Guava Queso Fresco Cake.
For dinner, enjoy choices like Charred Octopus Cocktail, Rock Island Salad, Burnt End Fries, or Beer Cheese & Crab Soup. For the main course, savor dishes like Pork Belly, Caribbean Bouillabaisse, Short Rib & Polenta, Black Garlic Mojo Yard Bird, or Southern Seared Scallops. End your meal with Sweet Plantain Foster Cheesecake or Guava Queso Fresco Cake.
1400 Aqua View Lane, Englewood, FL 34223
At Landy’s Restaurant in Englewood, you can treat yourself to a delightful lunch or dinner experience with their enticing menu options. For lunch, they offer a Choose 2 courses special, allowing you to create your own culinary journey with an entree and either an appetizer or their dessert of the day. Start off with tantalizing choices like Salt & Pepper Popcorn Shrimp, Apple Beet Arugula, Onion Tower, or Clam Chowder for the first course. Then, move on to the second course and savor dishes like Lobster Tacos, Black n Blue Steak Frites, Wild Salmon Citrus Salad, or Coconut Cay Chicken & Shrimp.
For dinner, begin your evening with tempting options such as Salt & Pepper Popcorn Shrimp, Dippin’ the Gulf, Softshell Crab, or Fried Green Caprese. Then, move on to the second course and indulge in dishes like NY Surf, Pan Seared Pompano, Cajun Steampot, Whole Caribbean Yellowtail Snapper, or Truffle Ravioli. As a perfect ending to your dinner, the dessert of the day awaits.
Where are you going to head first for Savor Sarasota 2023?
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