Dining

Florida Farmers Market with farm fresh vegetables, fruit, baked goods, seafood, and handcrafted items. Must Do Visitor Guides, MustDo.com.

A Visitors Guide to Farmers Markets in Sarasota

By Vanessa Caceres Taste Sarasota’s food and agricultural bounty at one of the area’s many farmers markets. Thanks to Sarasota, Florida’s year-round sunny weather, there’s no shortage of locally grown produce. Add to... Read more
Authentic margaritas, enchiladas, tortillas, and fajitas make this a must-do dining experience for Sarasota, Venice, or Port Charlotte visitors and locals alike. Must Do Visitor Guides, MustDo.com

Plaza Mexico Restaurant Bar & Grill

By Gillian Birch If you’re looking for somewhere refreshingly different to eat, Plaza Mexico Restaurant Bar & Grill offers a great choice. Priced to please with something for every taste, you’ll find good... Read more
New restaurants in Sarasota, Florida span the culinary spectrum from street food, to oysters, BBQ, steak houses, and just about everything in between. See the list here.

Sarasota’s Food Scene

By: Larry Hoffman The New Kids In Town Here we go! You have picked the exact perfect time to be in Sarasota, Florida. Especially, if you’re looking for a fantastic and delicious dining... Read more
Surprising Facts About Siesta Key Lido Key & Longboat Key Florida.

Surprising Facts About Siesta Key, Lido Key and Longboat Key

Siesta Key, Longboat Key, and Lido Key are three neighboring barrier islands that separate Sarasota Bay from the Gulf of Mexico. They are known for their soft white sand beaches and shallow Gulf... Read more
Sarasota is well known as a cultural hub in Southwest Florida with fine beaches, barrier islands and golf. Here are a few more facts you may not know! Photo by Charlie White.

Surprising Facts About Sarasota

Whether you live in Sarasota or are just visiting, we have some fun facts to share about this beautiful city in Southwest Florida. See how many of these surprising facts about Sarasota you... Read more
Enjoy the award-winning dinner menu, fine wines, Sunday Brunch, celebrate a wedding or anniversary overlooking Little Sarasota Bay at Ophelia’s on the Bay in Siesta Key, Florida. | Must Do Visitor Guides

Fine Dining at Ophelia’s on the Bay on Siesta Key

Proving that good food and first-class service is the key to an enduring business, Ophelia’s on the Bay has been thrilling diners in Sarasota for the last 25 years. Add a superb waterfront... Read more
MustDo.com | Centennial Park Gazebo downtown Venice, Florida

Things to Do in Venice, Florida

Known as “The Sharks’ Tooth Capital of the World”, Venice lives up to its Italian namesake with Renaissance-style architecture in its historic downtown. Antique shops, boutiques, and restaurants thrive in this vibrant area... Read more
Casey Key Fish House Old Florida casual waterfront restaurant Osprey, Sarasota, Florida. Photo by Nita Ettinger | Must Do Visitor Guides, MustDo.com

Laidback Casey Key Fish House

By: Gillian Birch Casey Key Fish House is the epitome of Old Florida with its waterfront location and laidback atmosphere. This convivial restaurant and tiki bar with palm-thatch roof and open sided dining... Read more
Jet ski rentals and tours, water sport activities on the Gulf of Mexico in Southwest Florida. Fort Myers Beach, Naples, Sanibel, Sarasota, Siesta Key. Photo by Debi Pittman Wilkey. | Must Do Visitor Guides, MustDo.com

Things to Do in Southwest Florida

The beautiful region of Southwest Florida runs from the south end of Tampa Bay down the barrier islands and estuaries of Sarasota, Fort Myers, and Naples to the vast uninhabited acres of the... Read more
Insiders guide to Sarasota, Florida restaurants. Photo by Larry Hoffman of dineSarasota. Must Do Visitor Guides, MustDo.com.

Sarasota’s Food Scene is a Standout

By: Larry Hoffman Sarasota is on lots of lists. And, I mean lots. Best beach in the U.S., best places to retire, best places to live in the U.S… I could go on... Read more
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