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1568 Main St, Sarasota, FL 34236-5803
+1 941-953-7111
18:00 - 02:00
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32 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My husband always orders the cheeseburger because once he finds something he likes he sticks with it. And believe me, it is superb! I've had sweetbreads, different salads, and recently had orange roughy on beurre blanc sauce with beet/brussel sprout/potato hash. I always have a difficult time deciding what to order. So many delicious choices and all expertly prepared. Just... More 

Thank RamblinRoseNC
Sarasota, Florida
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2016

We have been returning to Melange for several years and have never been dissapointed. Chef Lan is incredibly creative and the menu is very varied and special. Great Bartender.

Thank LarryT1666
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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58 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016

Tapas style restaurant with a very interesting drink menu, the tapas dishes ae very creative and all are delicious

Thank Allan T
Cleveland, Ohio
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12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

Sarasota is becoming a great foodie town and Melange is one of the reasons. We had a difficult time deciding what to order as everything sounded fabulous, including the specials. The sauteed calamari was some of the best we've tasted. The eggplant appetizer was also a wonderful blend of flavors as was the Carbonara pasta special. We will be looking... More 

Thank PamDavidReviews
Sarasota, Florida
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26 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016

Highly innovative menu and one of the top restaurants in Sarasota. LAN, the owner and chef, focuses on tapas sized portions, so three dishes, plus dessert makes a meal. This restaurant is one of the few in Sarasota that stays open late st night, so it's a great after theatre pick.

1 Thank edwrdjh
Calgary, Alberta
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115 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016

Unfortunately the restaurant was almost empty on a Wednesday night. Parking can be a bit of a challenge, but it is worth it to find your way here. Food is delicious and nicely presented. They also have some unique choices. Duck brie crepes were one of our favorites, but everything was good. Cocktails were great too. Upon finishing our dinner... More 

Thank CalgaryGirl26
Sarasota, Florida
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4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 May 2016 via mobile

Very interesting menu, good service, stays open late. Burger was delicious, and pangea next door is a great cocktail lounge.

Thank fromspark2fire
Lan B, Owner at meLange, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review, and giving a shot out to Pangea, our sister lounge next door. My cooks will be glad to hear that you loved the burger! More 

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60 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 May 2016

The chef is one of the best in town! She is great! everything is amazing- from drinks (Hello, En Vogue!) to presentation,to dishes, to amazing dessert. We had almost every dish since we returned 2 days in a row. comfortable decor, friendly staff and again... food! Would love to return to Sarasota just to eat there.

Thank alemargo
Lan B, Owner at meLange, responded to this review

It's great to hear that you enjoyed our food and cocktails! We look forward to seeing you the next time you are in Sarasota. More 

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34 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 April 2016 via mobile

What a fabulous dinner we all (11) had last Night at Melange. The service could not have better and I think we tried everything on the menu. Hats off to Brad and his staff.

Thank SarasotaRealtor
Lan B, Owner at meLange, responded to this review

Happy Birthday! Thank you for celebrating with us. More 

Mercer Island, WA
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80 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 April 2016

I haven't been here in months. I was pleased to find the same high quality, creative menu, terrific friendly and knowledgeable service and quiet enough to hear conversation. My friend had a wonderful multi-cheese grilled cheese with bacon. I had a corn soup with light noodles and crab and also duck spring rolls which were friend with an apricot dipping... More 

Thank eloisemonett
Lan B, Owner at meLange, responded to this review

I'm happy to have you back, and it is good to hear that your experience was as high quality as the last time. Thank you. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$12 - US$25
American, International
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Reservations
Good for
Open Hours
18:00 - 02:00
18:00 - 02:00
18:00 - 02:00
18:00 - 02:00
18:00 - 02:00
18:00 - 02:00
18:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1568 Main St, Sarasota, FL 34236-5803
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Sarasota
  • Phone Number: +1 941-953-7111
Casual New American/Eclectic restaurant open seven nights a week for dinner, from 6PM until 2AM every night. Chef-owned and operated. We support local farms as much as possible.

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