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Sandra's Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
££ - £££
German, European, Central European
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111 W Olympia Ave, Punta Gorda, FL
+1 941-575-0177
11:00 - 14:00
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Sun 11:00 - 14:00
Tue 16:00 - 21:00
Wed - Fri 11:30 - 21:00
Sat 16:30 - 14:00
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Rotonda West, Florida
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45 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Four of us ate at Sandra's last night for the first time. We wanted some good German food, and we got it. The men had the pork hocks, my friend had the schnitzel cordon bleu and I had the Schweinebraten (pork roast and gravy). All was tender and tasty. We had red cabbage, sauerkraut and potato pancakes for sides. Delicious.... More 

1 Thank LynnM137
North Port, Florida
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255 reviews
191 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 112 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016

We have not really tried authentic German foods but wanted to try something different then we're use to. The reviews were good so we gave this place a shot. Glad we did! We stopped in right at opening and we're allowed to sit anywhere. Our waitress was friendly, though a bit inattentive. The buffet was not big like many places... More 

1 Thank icemodeled
Port Charlotte, Florida
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12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016

After my first visit to Sandra's, I thought it was the closest to the dinners I had in Germany many years ago. I have returned to Sandra's several times and it JUST GETS BETTER !! I try a different meal each time I go and everything is as remembered if not better. The beer is authentic, desserts are fun and... More 

1 Thank Avin P
New York
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29 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016

I look forward coming to Sandra's while I'm in Florida. I love the schnitzel what else can I say. The German potato salad was also very good. I never had a bad meal there. I found the service fine, my husband is always asking for refills on his soda and they accommodate him with a smile.

1 Thank KathySimu
Port Charlotte
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24 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016

With authentic German food, beer and owners this is a great environment! The food is always delicious and they have great lunch specials for the local businesses.

1 Thank dee_masanda
Brevard, North Carolina
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19 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

We had RESERVATIONS with a large group. The wait staff was either understaffed or not trained well enough for the crowd. Service was slow and it took forever to get our dinners. We were over charged for a few beers. When we confronted the waitress and owner about this they were adamant that they were correct. The waitress had to... More 

Thank Betty B
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24 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

Visited this German restaurant with a group of friends to celebrate Octoberfest. Their idea of "celebrating" was a gentleman playing the accordion. We ordered a pretzel for an appetizer, expecting something more than what you can purchase in the frozen food section of any grocery store but that was just what we got. We had 12 in our party and... More 

Thank atlantis55
Saint Augustine, Florida
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

We had a great meal and a fun evening! Coming back next week. :-) We all had a different meal and everyone in the party was happy. I love this place. Never disappointed.

2 Thank Laurel1111
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

We stopped in to enjoy their Oktoberfest celebration. The food and atmosphere were great. Reminded me of Oktoberfest in Munich. We couldn't have enjoyed ourselves more in Germany. The food was authentic and the apple strudel was very European, by that I mean it was not too sweet and you could taste the apples.

2 Thank Gene S
Palm Coast, Florida
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

I stopped in at this restaurant for a quick lunch before my drive home. I enjoyed their Weisswurst sausage with a side of sauerkraut (served warm!), spaetzle (little homemade dumplings) and a delicious bavarian pretzel with spicy honey mustard for dipping. The food was filling and tasty! Unfortunately I didn't get there in time for the lunch buffet but I... More 

4 Thank ownedbyconures

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$7 - US$20
German, European, Central European
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 - 14:00
16:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
16:30 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 111 W Olympia Ave, Punta Gorda, FL
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Punta Gorda
  • Phone Number: +1 941-575-0177

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?