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Jan 11, 2012 12:26 PM
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Looking for Dinner South of Downtown Sarasota

Will be staying with family about 20 minutes south of downtown off Vamo Road and looking for somewhere interesting for dinner in the neighborhood. Any suggestions? Bonus question: anywhere around there I can get a decent espresso (that means not Starbucks).

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  1. Not exactly sure where Vamo Road is, but the area off Clark Road called Gulfgate is south of downtown, and has a couple of good spots...
    Vizen is the BEST sushi in the area. And for your espresso there is Dolce Vita. A tiny place owned by a husband and wife straight from Italy.

    1. http://www.puccinisrestaurant.net/
      Very small, very good, bring your own wine, a reservation is a must.

      Also very good. Both quite close to where you will be staying.

      http://maps.google.com/maps/place?oe=...