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“Pricey but worth it”
Review of Lavanda - CLOSED

Lavanda
Cuisines: American
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Restaurant details
Good for: Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
Description: Phone: 941-366-0070
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70 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“Pricey but worth it”
Reviewed 7 March 2014

Despite having one of the shortest menus you will find anywhere, what is available is pricey but beautifully prepared and delicious. The wine list is also a one-pager with similarly high prices. But what you also get is impeccable service in a homely setting. An 18% service charge is automatically added to the bill.

  • Visited March 2014
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Thank TonyClacton
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75 reviews from our community

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  • English first
  • Italian first
  • Any
English first
Sarasota, Florida, United States
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Elegant setting for satisfying fare”
Reviewed 6 March 2014

The atmosphere is elegant and serene. The service is attentive and the food is creative and tasty, if not inspiring. Lavanda deserves a return visit.

  • Visited March 2014
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Thank Isaac A
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161 reviews
137 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
“Excellent sitting, food & service”
Reviewed 5 March 2014 via mobile

Wife and I had the pork & veal chop ( special ). They were both very good. The service could have been better. And the sitting..we ate on the outside..it was just beatiful. Finally, this was our first time to have dinner there but have been there for lunch on several occasions and always good. There soup and salad are very good...especially the soups.

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1 Thank eronpickard
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Sterling Heights, Michigan
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Average food but charming atmosphere”
Reviewed 18 February 2014

Salmon was a nice size portion but tasted bitter. Duck was good. Waiters adequate but not very friendly. A smile would have been nice.

  • Visited February 2014
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Thank Bikinggal8574
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Downingtown, Pennsylvania
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61 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
“Breezy porch”
Reviewed 4 February 2014

Four of us for lunch at Lavanda. Pleasant welcome and great seating on an airy porch. Shrimp salad, quiche, tuna melt, and chicken salad were all well presented and enjoyed by all. The beer list is limited but the wine list more than adequate. A very good meal with some old world elegance.

  • Visited February 2014
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Thank Roger H
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