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Perkins Restaurant & Bakery

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5921 Fruitville Rd, Sarasota, FL 34232-6436
+1 941-342-6655
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42 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We haven't seen a Perkins in a while ( not many in the South ) but we really enjoyed the breakfast options, the food was really good. Unlimited coffee helped, and the service / servers were quite nice.

Thank xxVacationOrBustxx
Chichester, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 February 2017

This restaurant directly faces the La Quinta Hotel in our opinion it is very good value for money and when we visited in November one of the servers whose name escapes me was a star turn in his own right with an exceptional memory for what you had ordered the food was also very good well worth a visit

Thank fmep2015
Tallahassee, Florida
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350 reviews
158 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 169 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 February 2017 via mobile

We were near a speaker and there was no music but an obnoxious door bell that rang whenever anyone came in or out. It is awful. The pancakes and waffles were fine but our server had way to many tables and was not friendly. The ceiling is filthy and peeling paint which is a health hazard.

Thank gfarmer668
Bradenton, Florida
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204 reviews
173 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 January 2017

A late night stop at Perkins will never happen again. They are understaffed, the place looks dirty, run down and smells dirty as well. Tables and seats are damaged, windows leak when it rains, window caulking is evident and does not solve the problem. If you can get waited on good luck getting the food out of the kitchen. It... More 

Thank Rick M
Sarasota, Florida
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65 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

Hubs & I eat out several times a week, & while our dining times are varied, we usually prefer to order breakfast. For that reason, any restaurant that can provide consistently tasty & well-prepared breakfast foods at any time of the day is tops in our book. Perkins' Restaurant, located near Cattlemen/Fruitville Rds, is one of the VERY best. For... More 

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57 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 November 2016 via mobile

My father-in-law loves the pancakes at Perkins. So my wife and I, and my father-in-law went to Perkins. I ordered the Build-a-Breakfast: Basted eggs Hash browns Chicken sausage This food tasted terrible! The hash browns and sausage tasted like they were browned in artificial butter flavored oil. Yuck! Yuck! Yuck! My wife and I will NEVER go to this restaurant... More 

Thank CoolBreeze42
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 16 November 2016

average food at average prices, the service was spotty, it took 20 minutes to get and pay my bill, good thing I wasn't in a hurry

Thank annpauld
Land O Lakes, Florida
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56 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

I do a lot of business in Sarasota. At least twice a month, I come in to get the pancake dippers. Love the bacon that has been placed inside these oblong pancakes. Each time, I am greeted by Connie who automatically brings me coffee and this breakfast. Traveling to SRQ, Perkins in a must for a good breakfast. Don't forget... More 

Thank _TeamP10102015
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421 reviews
313 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

Nice breakfast. 3 out of 4 of us chose 'over 55' meals. 2 egg omelettes are sufficient and a perfect size. Pancakes served with the omelette were great. My oatmeal served with raisins, cream and brown sugar on the side was hot and tasty. Service was great, friendly and knowledgeable. Open environment, comfortable seating. Nice place, we had time to... More 

Thank travelers966
Cocoa, Florida
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 9 October 2016

Slow getting in but service was great, food was cooked correctly to order, very clean. Slow night but friendly manager and very accomadatinng

Thank TracyE51

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5921 Fruitville Rd, Sarasota, FL 34232-6436
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Sarasota
  • Phone Number: +1 941-342-6655

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