Best Downtown Siesta Key Restaurants

The heart of Siesta Key has a lot to offer. The delicious foods from different cuisines will definitely make a mark. Whenever I am visiting Siesta Key for a short time, I prefer to explore downtown. Thus, I suggest you do the same.

Either you are looking for breakfast, dinner, or lunch, you are going to have it all. Even in some of these restaurants, you can arrange birthday parties or Bachelorette parties. If you are a lover of seafood, then these restaurants are going to treat your heart.

10 Breakfast Restaurants On Downtown Siesta Key

For breakfast in downtown Siesta Key, I am putting some great options for you. Take a look at it. Sweet or savory, you can get it all.

Village Cafe

Just at the center of Siesta Key, the Village Cafe is located. It is one of the favorite breakfast places of the locals. On the food menu, you will get different types of traditional breakfasts. You can get traditional French toast, omelets, pancakes, cinnamon rolls, and more.

Village Cafe breakfast in siesta key
Village Cafe breakfast in siesta key

Looking for something special and filling? Then try their Egg Extravaganza. It is one of the best egg dishes. Also, they have a variety of omelets. If you like, you can go for healthy oatmeal. They also have a few options in the category. It doesn’t matter if you like tea or coffee, you can get lots of options. Also, they have great Mimosas.

Sun Garden Cafe

Sun Garden Cafe is a traditional American breakfast restaurant in Siesta Key. On the menu, they got a variety of omelets, breakfast sandwiches, egg benedict, pancakes, cinnamon rolls, muffins, cereal bowls with fresh berries, yogurt, honey, and more.

Sun Garden Cafe breakfast in siesta key
Sun Garden Cafe breakfast in siesta key

Don’t worry if you prefer brunch over breakfast. In Sun Garden Cafe you also get lots of options in yum, French toast, waffles, and more. They also have breakfast beverages including coffee and smoothies. Here, you get to enjoy breakfast in a relaxing atmosphere.

Another Broken Egg Cafe

For southern breakfast lovers, Another Broken Egg Cafe is a must visiting place. The place is in the heart of Siesta Key. You can get a traditional menu, a seasonal menu, and lots of Cocktail drinks and dishes.

Another Broken Egg Cafe
Another Broken Egg Cafe

The brunch menu is also quite enriched. You can go with varieties of benedicts, Shrimp and sausages, hash browns, Waffles, toasts, and many more. All these dishes are fresh and healthy. If you like to have a brunch party or a breakfast party, they also offer a catering menu. Therefore, if you are planning to make a picnic party, you can give them a call.

Toasted Mango Cafe

Along with breakfast, this place is famous for brunch dishes. You can get different types of sandwiches, pancakes, and toast. If you want to keep the breakfast on the healthier side, then you can order a protein wrap or breakfast banana split.

Wild berry & Almond Breakfast Shortcake
Wildberry & Almond Breakfast Shortcake

Going by the name, Toasted Mango Cafe has a lot of mango dishes. They are great to taste. You must try them with different mango beverages. They even prepare mango mimosa and mango margaritas.

Bonjour French Cafe

When it comes to breakfast, French cuisine becomes a delicacy. If you want to enjoy authentic French breakfast in the heart of Siesta Key, you must go to Bonjour French Cafe. The whole Cafe is decorated indoors and outdoors to give a French atmosphere.

bonjour french cafe siesta key
bonjour french cafe siesta key

On the menu, you can get different types of baked and fried French toast, different flavors of croissants, French omelets, and many more authentic French dishes. Their French crepes are delicious. You can also order brunch paired with Salmon and Bacon.

Original Word of Mouth

The breakfast menu of Original Word of Mouth is full of varieties. Their most unique dishes are Amigo Burritos, French cinnamon bun, Quiche, Huevos Rancheros, Crab Frittata, Cheese Blintzes, And stuffed French toast. These are their must try dishes.

Original Word of Mouth - Sarasota FL
Original Word of Mouth | Sarasota FL

The food served in this restaurant is fresh. The staff working here are amiable. Therefore if you want to customize any dish to your priority or preference, then you can ask the waiter up to a certain level.

The Toasted Yolk Cafe

The Toasted Yolk Cafe is a newly opened breakfast restaurant in Siesta Key. But they are already having lots of good reviews from satisfied customers. They have delicious caramel and chocolate donuts, seasonal crepes, power bowls, egg specialties, yolk favorites, and pancakes.

The Toasted Yolk Cafe - Sarasota FL
The Toasted Yolk Cafe | Sarasota FL

If you want to do brunch, you can go with tacos, sandwiches, wheat wich, or Arnold’s menu. The dishes are quite pocket friendly. Therefore, if you are a student, then on a trip you also can enjoy a healthy and filling breakfast. You also get to have Vegan and gluten-free options on the menu.

The Breakfast Company

When it comes to breakfast, we all want to have something healthy and filled with lots of fiber. Keeping that in mind The Breakfast Company has started their journey to offer healthy breakfast. In The Breakfast Company, you get lots of options in oats, eggs, waffles, toast, and more. All the menu is designed to keep them enriched in fiber and balance the test.

The Breakfast Company

Even if you are vegan, The Breakfast Company has kept options for you in every category. From Avogadro toast to vegan scrambles you can have everything on the vegan menu. Also, suggest you try at least something from their special menu.

Millie’s Restaurant

For a busy day or water sports, it is kind of a must to have a heavy breakfast. Thus to have a lot of food on your plate for breakfast, you should visit Millie’s Restaurant. Here, they serve the largest portion of breakfast. Not only serve the largest portion but ensure that the food is simultaneously healthy and tasty.

Millie's Restaurant
Millie’s Restaurant

Their German Apple pancake and Eggs Florentine are a must-try. If you are going for brunch and are looking for a heavy breakfast, then you can try their half-pound Angles burger or Rueben classic. They also have breakfast beverages on their menu.

First Watch

There is nothing better than starting your day with a fresh breakfast. In First Watch, you can have seasonal fruits and vegetables on your breakfast plate. They have seasonal platters to enjoy the seasonal dishes.

first watch siesta key
first watch siesta key

From the menu, you must try crab and avocado toast, tacos al pastor, Banana Foster French toast, and tropical sunrise. They also have breakfast beverages from seasonal fruits and smoothies from seasonal vegetables. Season wise the menu can change. So before you visit the restaurant, take a look at their website.

5 Lunch And Dinner Restaurant In Downtown Siesta Key

Lunch or dinner in tropical restaurants with seafood is always mouth-watering. Here are some restaurants in Downtown Siesta Key. These places have different types of dishes that you can try on.

The Cottage

When it comes to going for lunch or dinner with your friend in an open and tropical environment, then you should go to The Cottage. They have a very seasonal and exquisite menu full of American and Japanese cuisine.

Most of the dishes in The Cottage restaurant are seafood. You can try sandwiches, Japanese dishes like rice and Sushi, Tapas, and many more. Their Sushi rice and lobster are a local favorite. They also have a great selection of wines, cocktails, mocktails, and beers. You can spend a good time with your friends.

The Cottage
The Cottage

Siesta Key Oyster Bar

Being a fan of oysters myself, I can vouch that you don’t have to go far. You can enjoy several dishes in Siesta Key Oyster Bar. They also have Happy Hours between 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. when they serve oysters at a 50% discount.

Not only the oysters, but also you can get scallops, Lobsters, shrimp, and other dishes. But we ask you to try the fried, steamed and raw oysters. You can even buy raw oysters for later purposes.

Siesta Key Oyster Bar
Siesta Key Oyster Bar

Big Water Fish Market

Big Water Fish Market is a fish market and a deli. Here, you get to enjoy the freshest fish on the island. Their menu contains crab, lobsters, shrimp, mussels, and more sea foods.

On the menu, you can also get chicken, bacon, and beef items. The must try items are, Fried Gator Bites as an appetizer, Fish Tacos, or Fish Wraps as the main serving. An interesting thing about the restaurant is, you can buy raw fish and ask them to prepare a dish with it.

Summer House Steak & Seafood

If you are looking for fine dining with seafood or steaks, then you must go to Summer House Steak & Seafood. The place is very soothing to have a romantic dinner with your partner.

Seeing their extensive menu, if you are confused about what to order, then you can go with a seafood platter, Colossal lobster tail, or Oyster Rockefeller. You can never go wrong with their Angus stick and chop. If you want to have something light, then you can go with French onion soup or Lobster bisque.

Flavio’s Brick Oven Pizza

There is no one who doesn’t love pizza. And if you are a fan of Italian Pizzas, then you must visit Flavio’s Brick Oven Pizza. They have exquisite pizzas and wine.

The place is quite elegant and casual at the same time. You can enjoy your lunch with brick oven-baked pizza and great wine from Napa Valley. If you like Hawaiian pizza, you can get that too. But make sure your friends are okay with that. Even though the place is known for its pizzas, you can also get pasta and other Italian flavor dishes.

5 Desert Places In Downtown Siesta Key

Whether it’s lunch or dinner, we all crave dessert all the time of the day. If you are also a dessert person like me, then here are some places you can go and enjoy the sweetness.

Meaney’s Mini Donuts

Meaney’s Mini Donuts is a small doughnut shop just by the town. They have lots of flavors and types of doughnuts that you are bound to return for the second round. If you get confused after seeing the menu on what to order, then we ask you to go with Cinnamon Sugar, Plain, or Chocolate Delight.

Made in Rome Organic Gelato

A homemade Gelato from Italy can beat any other dessert at any time. And you can get the best relatives in Made in Rome Organic Gelato. They have lots of flavors and textures that you cannot get enough of. We suggest you try the Pane or Burro e Marmellata. And you can definitely not go wrong with Chocolate Fondente. You can even get vegan Gelato.

Sub Zero Nitrogen Ice Cream

Following their name, Sub Zero Nitrogen Ice Cream makes ice creams on the spot using liquid nitrogen. They have so many flavors on their menu that you can create your combination of ice cream. The most sold taste is Key Lime Voltage. Your children are going to love the foggy mist coming out of the fresh ice cream.

Big Olaf Creamery

Big Olaf Creamery is a small Ice cream parlor. They make ice cream from scratch with lots of flavors. The ice creams are served in freshly made waffles. They also have waffles of different flavors. The whole place gives a retro vibe.

Orange Octopus

Orange Octopus is also a handmade ice cream shop. They have more than 30 flavors that you can try. The most sold item is salted caramel ice cream. The places are open till midnight. So, you can collect your ice cream and then walk along the beach.

Frequently asked questions (FAQ)

What is the main strip in Siesta Key?

Ocean Boulevard is the main street of Siesta Key. If you work on the road it is full of shops, boutiques, and restaurants. It can be said to be the heart of the town.

Does Siesta Key have a downtown?

Siesta Key Village and Sarasota can be termed as the Downtown of Siesta Key. These are the places where you can get different types of restaurants and shops. Also, they have other amusements that you can enjoy.

Is downtown Siesta Key walkable?

Yes, downtown Siesta Key is walkable. Even during the night, it is a very safe place to roam around. Everything is within 100m. So, you can just walk and enjoy the town.

Final Words

Siesta Key is a small town where everything can be found within working distance. The same idea goes for restaurants. Food focusing on different cuisine like French, Italian, or Mexican you can find in downtown Siesta Key.

Marina // Travel Enthusiast

Marina is a travel writer and beach enthusiast with years of experience exploring the world’s most stunning coastal destinations. With a degree in tourism and certification as a PADI scuba diving instructor and lifeguard, Maria has the expertise to provide valuable insights into beach safety, water sports, and ocean conservation. Her travel guides and articles on beach destinations have been published in top travel magazines, and she has worked with tourism boards and hotels to promote responsible travel practices. When she’s not writing, Maria can be found surfing, paddle boarding, or lounging on the beach with a good book.

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