Whether you're on vacation here during the holiday season or just don't want to cook, there are plenty of options for you to get a delicious meal at one of the many restaurants serving Christmas dinners in Sarasota.
Meal: Christmas Favorites, Regular Menu, and the Classic Fest of Seven Fishes (Savory clam and mussel soup, lobster ravioli with lobster cream and topped with rock shrimp or seared sea bass with crab risotto and an oyster fritter)
Hours: 4:30 p.m. until close
Address: 7275 S Tamiami Trail, Sarasota, FL 34231
Meal: Prix Five Christmas Eve Dinner for Vegetarians and Vegans ($49.99 Seafood Option or $44.99 for the Vegetarian Option; Beet tartar, soup, or salad and the choice of Seafood or a Stuffed Roasted Red Pepper; Dessert and Sangria included)
Location: 2164 Gulf Gate Dr, Sarasota, FL 34231
Meal: Traditional Cuban favorite Lechon Asado (Slow roasted pork marinated in a signature sour orange juice, garlic, oregano and bay leaves mixture) or Honey-Glazed Baked Virginia Ham with Classic American Sides. Christmas features include a cup of soup or a Caesar Salad. (Adult dinners are $22.95, and children's dinners are $5.95).
Location: 411 Saint Armands Cir, Sarasota, FL 34236
Meal: Starting at 3 p.m.; Christmas Tradition of German-inspired Bavarian Roasted Goose which includes Sliced Roasted Goose with Giblet Gravy served with German Potato Dumplings and Sweet and Sour Red Cabbage; Items from the regular menu are also available.
Hours: Reservations are suggested and taken until 9 p.m.
Location: 5540 Gulf of Mexico Dr, Longboat Key, FL 34228