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As Good As It Gets

Open today: 10:00 - 18:00
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Fun cheese and wine tasting!

We joined two other couples for a fun cheese tasting with a lovely bubbly Italian wine. Each of... read more

Reviewed 12 November 2016
MercatorSarasotaFL
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Sarasota, FL
via mobile
Quaint peaceful

This is a great stop in downtown Sarasota which is off the beaten path. Very friendly staff and... read more

Reviewed 22 October 2016
TJ W
via mobile
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1 Jul 2018
“Closed ”
10 Dec 2016
“worth a visit”
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As Good As It Gets is an ultra-premium retailer selling high end comestibles to the general public. Products include Caspian Sea and Domestic Caviar; French Pates and Foie Gras; Swiss, Italian, French, Spanish, German, English, Irish and Dutch...more
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49 S Palm Ave, Sarasota, FL 34236-5610
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Reviewed 1 July 2018 via mobile

Out of business ! No longer open. The store front is empty ! That whole area on South Palm has businesses closing. Pretty area but not enough foot traffic to support the rent.

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Reviewed 10 December 2016

lots of good things, and really good little chocolates and good sauces to add to meat to making a nice meal.

1  Thank mv376
Reviewed 18 November 2016

Bought an espresso there, weak and without any aroma. When I mentioned that to the person behind the counter, I got... a smile. Yup, just a smile. Obviously, no more coffee there for me.

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Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

We joined two other couples for a fun cheese tasting with a lovely bubbly Italian wine. Each of the 6 cheeses were unique and their source and make-up were explained. It was a delightful hour and we plan to repeat it again with out of...More

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Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

This is a great stop in downtown Sarasota which is off the beaten path. Very friendly staff and cozy atmosphere

Thank TJ W
Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

I went to As Good As It Gets for their free cheese tasting. Marcella and her family are warm and inviting. They did a great job with the set up, explanation of each cheese, and the tasting came with a glass of prosecco. We tasted...More

Thank Emily0223
Reviewed 13 May 2016

I have been in this store twice while exploring Sarasota. I was struck by how friendly the staff was. Not always the case when visiting a beautiful fancy store. Excellence all around with product selection, and they are not shy on sampling you on any...More

1  Thank Jules G
Reviewed 26 March 2016

We just got back from Doug and company's great experience at As Good As It Gets and we have to say that the name says it all. It was a surprise for my wife's birthday. She is from Switzerland and we had high hopes for...More

2  Thank Nancenet
Delicacies, Owner at As Good As It Gets, responded to this reviewResponded 28 March 2016

We so enjoyed your visit and the mini-celebration we were able to put on for your wife's birthday! The Chèvre des Cremiers, Humboldt Fog, Raclette, Comte, Rougette, Brillat Savarin w/Papaya as well as the exquisite Spanish figs marinated in brandy and covered with dark, Belgian...More

Reviewed 24 March 2016

I agree with a previous review in that "Doug is Great!" He really made my first visit to this store a fun one. They have great cheeses, meats, teas, chocolates and the White Balsamic vinegar is amazing. I will definitely go back there whenever I'm...More

Thank KimGeyer
Delicacies, Owner at As Good As It Gets, responded to this reviewResponded 25 March 2016

Dear Kim, What a wonderful time I had hosting you, Ann and Karen on Wednesday!!! You all made my day a little brighter - great conversation and laughter certainly accomplish that! Thank you for the wonderful review also. I hope we'll see you again soon...More

Reviewed 19 March 2016 via mobile

Best overall selection of unusual gourmet delicacies- staff is professional and well educated in recommending ideas for gift baskets

Thank Craig C
Delicacies, Owner at As Good As It Gets, responded to this reviewResponded 21 March 2016

Chef Craig, Thank you as always for your supportive actions and words for As Good As It Gets! You're the best! Doug

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