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1568 Main St, Sarasota, FL 34236-5803
+1 941-953-7111
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18:00 - 02:00
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57 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

lovely patio area for drinks and people watching, great appetizers and drinks--made with fresh juices! A small group of us enjoyed dinner as well, I had the gnocchi in a great white sauce.....loved it...full disclosure.....I had enjoyed more than one of the super martini's soooo.... The service was excellent...until they got packed and then we had to ask for things... More 

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Thank cindy e
Sierra Vista, Arizona
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25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stopped by late night on my way from the movie theater and was very impressed with the menu and excited that they had foie Gras and it was DELICIOUS!!! Great wine selection, great ambiance, eclectic menu with really different choices and great service. I will definitely be back!

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Thank dasdale
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017

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 

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Sarasota, Florida
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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.

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1 Thank LarryT1666
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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58 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 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

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Thank Allan T
Cleveland, Ohio
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11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 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 

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1 Thank PamDavidReviews
Sarasota, Florida
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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.

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Calgary, Alberta
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 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 

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Thank CalgaryGirl26
Sarasota, Florida
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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.

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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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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.

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1 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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$12 - US$25
Cuisine
American, International, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Reservations
Good for
Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
18:00 - 02:00
Monday
18:00 - 02:00
Tuesday
18:00 - 02:00
Wednesday
18:00 - 02:00
Thursday
18:00 - 02:00
Friday
18:00 - 02:00
Saturday
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
Description
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?