Historic Palm Avenue Restaurants

Caragiulos Italian American Restaurant

Caragiulos has served delicious Italian-American comfort food since 1989 and is a very popular place to eat in Sarasota. The story for Caragiulos began when Tony Caragiulo brought his five sons to Florida in the search for a location to open an Italian restaurant and the family decided on Palm Avenue. The restaurant has certainly gone from strength to strength!

Caragiulos’ let’s its food to the talking by focusing on using the finest ingredients. Every morning the bread is baked on the restaurant premises, the mozzarella is made fresh and Mrs Caragiulo herself makes the biscotti using her perfected recipe.

Enjoy a relaxed dining experience in the welcoming restaurant atmosphere and choose from a fantastic selection of lunch and dinner options. There will certainly be a dish on the menu for you to enjoy, whatever your taste or preference.

Opening Times:

Monday to Thursday: 11am-10pm
Friday: 11am-11pm
Saturday: 5pm-11pm
Sunday: 5pm-10pm

Location: 69 South Palm Avenue, Sarasota, FL 34236

CasAntica Ristorante

CasAntica owners are from Rome and bring authentic Italian dishes to Sarasota, in a warm, welcoming environment. You will find the restaurant located amongst beautiful oak trees on the edge of downtown Sarasota. Make the most of the rooftop seating area if you would like to dine outside under the trees.

Enjoy an intimate dining experience with a great selection of authentic and inventive Italian food including homemade pasta and delicious chicken dishes.

Opening Times:

Monday: CLOSED
Tuesday to Thursday: 5pm-10pm
Friday to Saturday: 5pm-11pm
Sunday: 4pm-9pm

Location: 1213 North Palm Avenue, Sarasota, FL 34236

Louies Modern

Make the most of the cosmopolitan dining experience on offer at Louies Modern and tuck into a delicious selection of food options, including a great range of meat and seafood. There is often live music and the open kitchen features a wood burning oven and grill both serve to create an ambient atmosphere.

It is worth asking at the bar for the nights drinks specials if you want to enjoy something different. The restaurant caters dinner, and also serves a fantastic Sunday Brunch between 10am and 2.30pm. There is free parking available just above the restaurant making it very easy to visit.

Opening Times:

Monday to Thursday: 4pm-9pm
Friday to Saturday: 4pm-10pm
Sunday: 10am-2.30pm, 4pm-9pm

Location: 1289 North Palm Avenue, Sarasota, FL 34236

Café Epicure

This authentic Italian restaurant can be located on the corner of Main Street on Palm Avenue in historic downtown Sarasota. Relax a casual atmosphere and exceptional food quality, using the freshest possible ingredients. Enjoy the wooden oven pizza freshly made to order.

If you have a sweet tooth, then there is a great selection of pastries in the deli to enjoy in the café with a drink or you can take them away.

Opening Times:

7 Days a Week: 11am-10.30pm

Location: 1298 North Palm Avenue, Sarasota, FL 34236

Louies Modern Restarant Sarasota