Downtown Sarasota, Florida

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Things to do in Sarasota, Florida

Main Street of old Downtown Sarasota speaks to once what was and what could be once again. As Sarasota the community gathers, it leaves a pocket of opportunity for small business owners to come in and set up shop.Take a few minutes to explore what each downtown has to offer by viewing our directory below.

Downtown Sarasota makes shopping for wine and other spirits easy by bringing an incredible collection sourced from local, regional well-known producers from around the World. Hit the wine tasting events and stock up on your favorite choice to be shipped home for your convenience.

Downtown Sarasota brings musicians together and finding your local musical instrument shop can be a great way to get to try new and used guitars. Be sure to start your search downtown if you are looking to upgrade, trade-in or add to your collection.

Downtown Sarasota helps you expand your skills and learn some new ways to expand your artisan flare? Sign up for classes at your kitchen supply store, yarn shop, art and craft shop and photo gallery. You'll be having great fun with your new friends as you you take on that next project.

Downtown Sarasota has the perfect game shop for both young and old. Your friends and family will enjoy hours of entertainment with a wide selection of board games, card games and games of skill. A perfect stop for travellers with kids and those seeking a new adventure for game night.

Why do you love downtown?

So unique!

Jackie Avery
I love supporting locals, the view, and atmosphere!

The variety of shops!

Jennifer Wagner
First time downtown!

Tammy Cooper
Downtowns are so cute and has a very relaxed inviting vibe that puts a smile on my face. In addition, downtown was so clean. It was fun visiting the unique shops and boutiques and everyone was very friendly. Our stroll around Lithia Park was beautiful and so peaceful. It truly is a gem. Lastly, we ate at 4 or 5 different restaurants that had great food and great service.

Restaurants in Sarasota, Florida

Bella Gente

32 South Osprey Avenue # 103
Downtown Sarasota

Bayfront Restaurant & Lounge

6024 Airport Circle
Downtown Sarasota

Beltram Restaurant Equipemen

2651 Whitfield Avenue
Downtown Sarasota

Big Daddy's Fiery Foods

6555 Gateway Avenue
Downtown Sarasota

Basil's Flame Broiled Chicken

4300 Bee Ridge Road
Downtown Sarasota


1296 1st St
Downtown Sarasota


1100 North Tuttle Avenue
Downtown Sarasota

A Slice of Heaven

5632 Palmer Boulevard
Downtown Sarasota

530 Burns Lane

530 Burns Lane
Downtown Sarasota

B&G's Soup Stop

3650 Webber St # A
Downtown Sarasota

Berk Of Sarasota

1055 South Tamiami Trail # 112
Downtown Sarasota

62 Bistro

1962 Hillview St
Downtown Sarasota

Armando's Cocina Mexica

501 North Beneva Road
Downtown Sarasota

Bebe's Fiesta Cafe & Gifts

2117 Siesta Drive
Downtown Sarasota

Believe Fashions

7111 Saddle Creek Way
Downtown Sarasota

Belvedere Italian Restaurant

7119 South Tamiami Trail
Downtown Sarasota


1603 North Tamiami Trail
Downtown Sarasota

Acf Sarasota Bay Chefs Association

4748 Beneva Road
Downtown Sarasota

Bella Nonna

2801 North Tamiami Trail
Downtown Sarasota

A Taste Of Europe Sarasota

2304 Siesta Drive
Downtown Sarasota


3981 Cattlemen Road
Downtown Sarasota

A Taste of Germany

5204 Ocean Boulevard
Downtown Sarasota

Angel's Food With Soul

1512 Drive Martin Luther King Way
Downtown Sarasota

Amish S Mom Country Cooking

1247 Beneva Road
Downtown Sarasota

B & B Soup Stop

3650 Webber St # B
Downtown Sarasota

Downtown Sarasota Hotels

Finding the best hotel in Downtown Sarasota can make or break the experience of your entire trip. Take a few minutes to explore what each hotel has to offer by viewing our directory below. Here are some tips to consider:

Always tip staff when you feel the service was great and don't forget the housekeeping staff which you may never see. You should tip every day if you are staying multiple days as the staff may rotate out and miss the bounty at the end.

Bring an actual credit card to avoid deposits and pre-authorizations consuming money in your checking account which will reduce your available balance. Hotels that accept paper cash often ask for a hefty deposit to cover potential damages in your room leaving you scrambling to find an ATM.

Elevators are notorious for being a nuisance so ask to be roomed on the top floor and as far away as possible. Most hotels book nearby rooms last so hopefully they have availability elsewhere.

Sarasota Airport Hotel
4900 N Timiami Trail

Gulfside Motel
138 Garfield Dr

The Ritz-Carlton, Sarasota
1111 Ritz Carlton Dr

Hotel Indigo Sarasota
1223 Boulevard Of The Arts

Hyatt Regency Sarasota
1000 Blvd Of The Arts

Ramada Sarasota
7150 N Tamiami Trail

Timberwoods Vacation Villas
8378 South Tamiami Trail

Knights Inn Sarasota Fl
5340 N Tamiami Trl

Hyatt Place Sarasota
950 University Parkway

Golden Host Resort
4675 N Tamiami Trl

Rodeway Inn
5000 N Tamiami Trl

AmericInn Hotel & Suites
5931 Fruitville Rd

Lido Islander Inn and Suites
528 South Polk Drive

3 Palms Sarasota Suites
7251 N Tamiami Trl

Lido Beach Resort
700 Benjamin Franklin Dr

Quality Inn
5778 Clark Road, I-75 Exit 205