The Sarasota-Manatee Originals - Eat Like a Local, Independent Restaurants Serving Fresh, Local Flavor
AUGUST - Member Restaurant Events
Under The Stars with George Worthmore at Ortygia Restaurant
August 1st
The Black Diamond Burlesque 
at Blu Mangrove Grill 
August 2nd
On Friday, August 1st during the Bradenton Village of the Arts famous "Artwalk Festival" Ortygia Restaurant proudly presents... Read More
Join Blu Mangrove for a fun filled night of live entertainment! The Black Diamond Burlesque will be appearing LIVE, with two shows to choose... Read More
Copacabana Night 
at 15 South Ristorante 
August 3rd
Habitat for Humanity 2nd Annual Wine Dinner at Cafe Venice 
August 19th
Get ready to dance the night away to the Latin classics! Make your way to the Martini Bar from 8pm to midnight for... Read More
All proceeds will benefit the South Sarasota Habitat for Humanity. Featured wines from Spain, 5 course Wine Dinner... Read More
AUGUST Member Restaurant News
There's a New Lunch Menu with Something For Everyone 
at Madfish Grill
Purchase 2 Lunch or Dinner Entrees & Receive a Free Bottle of Wine 
at Mar Vista Dockside
Come in and check out our new, updated lunch menu! We have a little something for everyone... Read More
Mar Vista was voted the #1 Place to Come by Boat! Come in the month of August and receive... Read More
Enjoy Extended Happy Hours 
on Monday Evenings 
at Michael's On East

Meet us Halfway 
at Pattigeorge's
Michael's On East is pleased to give back to local charities while guests enjoy 
hand-crafted libations... Read More
Join us for half the money and all the fun! We will be featuring half price 
appetizer's along with... Read More
The Sandwich Options Are 
Limitless All Month Long 
at Polo Grill & Bar
Experience and Enjoy 
Authentic Italian Cuisine 
at Primo! Ristorante
All month long Polo Grill will create wonderful $10 lunch sandwich specials. Some of the savory sandwiches 
will include... Read More
Primo Ristorante has been serving Sarasota and Manatee for over 28 years, bringing truly authentic regional cuisine to your table... Read More
Join The Daily Happy Hour Fun From 3pm to 7pm 
at Riverhouse Reef & Grill
Enjoy The Ultimate Getaway
Without Going Away 
at Sandbar Seafood & Spirits
Enjoy daily drink and food specials! Join the fun and get $4 House Wines & Margaritas and $5 Appetizers
The Sandbar is one of those places that will make any local feel like they are on vacation even if it's only for a few hours!
Savor The Savings 
at The Savory Street
Get a Hook, Line & Sinker 
at Sharky's on the Pier
Buy any flavor Summer Mimosa; orange, cranberry, peach or strawberry and get one FREE with... Read More
Make your way to Sharky's and get a Complete Three Course Meal 
starting at $20!... Read More 
Discover All The Great 
Ways to Cool Down 
at The Waterfront Restaurant
Celebrate National Oyster Day, Lobstermania and Shark Week 
at Anna Maria Oyster Bar
It's hot outside, but there are all 
kinds of great ways to cool down 
at The Waterfront Restaurant!
There's always something to celebrate at AMOB! August is special to us because August 5th is National Oyster Day! 
Experience The Fine Art of Italian Contemporary Food and Wine 
at Andrea's
Enjoy Spectacular Summer Sunsets & Live Music Nightly 
at The BeacHhouse Restaurant
August is for Savoring Truffles as Andrea will begin his month of Truffles dinner. Get ready for phenomenal truffle dishes!
Celebrate Summer at the Beachhouse! Enjoy live music 
nightly on our 650 foot Gulf front deck

Enjoy The First Friday Wine Tasting & Summer Savor Menu 
at The Bijou Cafe
Help Support The 
Payton Wright Foundation 
at The Broken Egg
Wine merchants will be pouring excellent wines from their cellars for your enjoyment. We also pass trays of tasty hors d'oeuvres... Read More
Bring in a Walmart gift card or Gas card, for $10 or more, to The Broken Egg during the month of August and you will receive a 10% discount... Read More

Discover The Foods 
of The Greek Gods 
at Cafe L'Europe
Take a Break and 
Have a Power Lunch 
at The Crow's Nest
Feast as Zeus, Apollo, and Dionysus at the Legendary L'Europe! Enjoy an authentic three-course, prix-fixe 
Greek menu... Read More
Take a Power Lunch 11:30-3:00pm Monday-Friday and enjoy a � Sandwich du Jour with "Brew City" fries and 
soup of the day or... Read More
Savor The Savory Summer Menu 
at Duval's New World Cafe
Treat Yourself and Eat Like a Royal at Euphemia Haye
Enjoy Duval's Delicious Savory Summer Menu through August. Choose any 
Three Courses with an optional 
Wine Pairing... Read More
Enjoy a new summer menu special called the the "Queen's Feast." The menu includes many "favorites" from the regular menu including... Read More 

Find Your Cure For 
The Craveable Salad 
at Fast N Fresh
The Summer Tasting 
Menu's Are Irresistible 
at Cafe Gabbiano
Fast n Fresh is the cure for the common salad. Choose from one of our inspired salads or grab a clipboard and design your own craveable creation... Read More
Try one of Cafe Gabbiano's delicious Summer Tasting Menus! 
Enjoy the Savor Sarasota Tasting Menu or the Truffle Tasting Menu... Read More

Enjoy Live Music Nightly 
at Gulf Drive Cafe & Tiki
Enjoy Tasty Summertime Drinks 
at Half Shell Seafood House
Listen to Live Music nightly from 6-10pm! Cool off while you dine or simply enjoy a drink on the beach!... Read More
Truly refreshing cocktails! The Sparkling Pomegranate Paloma will ensure your daily dose of antioxidants... Read More

Get 20% OFF Wine 
Until Harry Goes Fishin' 
Save the Date!  All Faiths Food Bank Bowls of Hope
Only 17 days in August to indulge before Harry goes fishin'! You can now get 20% off wine everyday until we close for summer break on Aug18th!... Read More
Mark your calendars now for this much anticipated event that helps fill the bowls of our neighbors in need.  
Sunday November 9th at Phillippi Estate Park from 11 am - 2 pm
The Sarasota Manatee Originals
PO Box 32115
Sarasota, FL 34239
(941) 365-2800
(941) 552-2538


The Sarasota-Manatee Originals are passionate about supporting the Sun Coast's unique culinary heritage while celebrating locally owned restaurants. 
When dining out, remember -
Eat Like a Local! 

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