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Mattison's Bayside

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777 N Tamiami Trl, Sarasota, FL 34236-4047
+1 941-921-3400
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Buffalo, New York
2 reviews
Reviewed 21 January 2017

My friend and I came to this restaurant because it was near the River walk and the RW skate park where our sons were skateboarding. We shared the Bruchetta with goat cheese. It was really good! There was live music and we had a few cocktails too. Later our sons joined us. My son is vegan, and they were accommodating.... More 

Thank ponyexpress2017
New Smyrna Beach, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

Have dinner there before the Concert's at Van Wezel Performing Arts. Buffet style, excellent salad & cheese bar. Soup of the day was very good not salty, they always have a roast, chicken offering, salmon n fresh steamed veggies. Price is reasonable n staff is super accommodating. Beautiful view of the way a gorgeous sunsets.

Thank Abert S
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 December 2016

When going to a show at the Van Wezel you have three choices eat early at home, book a restaurant nearby or eat at Mattison's Bayside inside the Van Wezel. Not bad for a buffet but it is still a buffet. The good news is you can go back for seconds so you won't leave hungry and the prime rib... More 

Thank Al H
Woodford, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 December 2016

Stopped in here whilst in Sarasota on business and had a great laugh. There was live music and the widest array of people dancing to the great music. From young Florida teens, to hip grandparents dancing the night away. Well worth a visit.

Thank Brian M
New Smyrna Beach, Florida
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161 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Ate here before a concert and was very surprised at the quality of food. Food and selection was very good as well as the service provided. Cost was reasonable with no haste being late for the performance. Excellent salad bar, soup very good , buffet was very good food was hot. Will use this venue for next performance we attend

Thank Abert S
Penndel, PA
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122 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 August 2016

We ate here 3 nights of a 5 day trip. Food was excellent and setting was very comfortable. We will be back!

Thank MomofShadow
Los Angeles, California
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16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 July 2016

Excellent service and good quality of food for the price. Pleasant outdoor patio with plenty of fans to make it comfortable to dine outside in June! Had the set menu for Sarasota restaurant week. $ 30 for three courses.

Thank LMZ04
Boston, Massachusetts
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23 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 April 2016

I was visiting Downtown Sarasota around lunchtime and noticed this restaurant was busy so I decided to try it out. I had a wonderful terriyaki shrimp salad. The price was reasonable and the salad was of generous size.

Thank Donna C
Auburn, Indiana
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27 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 April 2016

Great place to have lunch or dinner. Wide variety of menu items to choose from. I especially like their Spaghetti Bolognese. Good people watching location as well.

Thank pdooley
Fort Myers, Florida, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 April 2016

This place is a great place if you want a quiet clean place to have breakfast. Everytime I am in town I have breakfast here with my mom, We always get a kick out of the section where they allow dogs, its nice to see that and we love dogs so its great. Would recommend!

Thank Lindsey S

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Restaurant Details

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Lunch, Dinner
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Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Reservations
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  • Address: 777 N Tamiami Trl, Sarasota, FL 34236-4047
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Sarasota
  • Phone Number: +1 941-921-3400

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