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2017 Top 10 Outdoor Dining Restaurants in Sarasota Area

Ophelia's On The Bay in Siesta Key boasts a waterfront terrace

Enjoy dining al fresco? Let yourself be romanced by the sidewalk sounds of a big city or pampered by the peacefulness of a patio garden. Flock to the terrace, deck or boulevard table and share a bite under the sun, an oversized patio umbrella or the stars. Be it a brunch in the breeze, sunset supper or long lunch, all of it tastes best outside.

Check out GAYOT's list of the Top 10 Restaurants for Outdoor Dining in Sarasota , presented in alphabetical order.


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