Downtown Sarasota

Where historical charm and luxury blend cohesively in the Florida sun.

Welcome to Downtown Sarasota

Located in the heart of charming Sarasota is its alluring city center. Downtown Sarasota is a walkable, bustling, and alluring enclave home to some of the area’s best cafes, restaurants, and boutiques shopping. Beautiful historic buildings are home to the city’s most beloved theaters and art galleries. Downtown Sarasota real estate features modern condominiums, townhomes, and high-rise apartments offering the best amenities.

What to Love

  • Buzzing arts and cultural scene
  • Numerous quaint cafes and coffee shops
  • A full social calendar full of farmer’s markets, holiday festivities, and community events
  • Located just moments from Lido Key’s beautiful sandy beach

Local Lifestyle

Those living in Downtown Sarasota love being in the center of the action, and that is what you get in this community. You can walk anywhere downtown and be there in moments, creating a sought-after oasis for commuters. Downtown Sarasota offers a high-spirited yet old-world charm, with many art studios, museums, and live music performances around every corner. From boutique shopping to world-class dining and more, you will never run out of things to do downtown.

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping

As you walk through Downtown Sarasota eager to try a new restaurant, make sure to stop by Duval's for lunch or dinner. This popular eatery serves fresh seafood in a sleek, refined setting with outdoor seating. Clasico Italian Chophouse is a great option to celebrate a special occasion, as the restaurant serves elevated cocktails and modern pub-style dishes to match your sophisticated palette. 
Mattison's City Grille creates delicious grilled meats, mouthwatering sides, and refreshing cocktails in a lively spot with live music and patio seating. This spot is popular with locals and is a great place to wind down after a long work week. Another perfect spot to indulge in quality steak and fresh seafood is Hyde Park Prime Steakhouse. This locale offers premium cuts of steak and meats in a full-service, high-end restaurant. 

Grab a fresh pastry from C'est La Vie. This French cafe and bakery offers a delectable range of breakfast and lunch options, from signature crepes to croissants and more. Afterward, stop by Marina Jack for delicious seafood located right off a bustling marina. The piano bar and patio also feature an outdoor raw bar and popular seating areas.

Things to Do

On Saturdays, make sure you grab your produce and fresh ingredients for the week at the Sarasota Farmers Market. This market is located in the heart of downtown and houses numerous vendors and stalls. As you wind your way through the market, you’ll come across quality meats, locally-sourced dairy, and more. 
Head down to McCurdy’s Comedy Theatre when you need a good laugh. This comedy venue features some of the world’s top and up-and-coming comedians, who hit the stage to provide knee-slapping entertainment to the residents and visitors of Downtown Sarasota. If you’d rather attend a live concert or musical, grab a ticket to a show at the Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall or the Sarasota Opera House
Both The Bay Park and Marie Selby Gardens allow ample opportunities to relax and enjoy Mother Nature. Beautiful green spaces are filled with vibrant flora in these locations, and they both see a steady stream of guests daily.  

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