A new outdoor tiki bar opened May 23 in front of Siesta Key Beach Resort and Suites, 5311 Ocean Blvd, in the Village.Called the Big Tiki Lounge, it offers service at a walk-up window and outdoor seating for about 70, including several large TVs.Live music will also be featured.Drinks available include craft and domestic beers, […]
The Sun Deck establishment at Siesta Beach is temporarily closing May 4 through 10 for building repairs. The Sand Pavilion and Shark Tank, also located at the public beach, will remain open. Sand Pavilion: open daily8 to 11 a.m. for breakfast; 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. for food and beverage Shark Tank: open daily11 a.m. […]
The Phillippi Farmhouse Market, located at 5500 S. Tamiami Trail, will hold its final spring event 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday, April 27. Each year the market takes a five-month hiatus, returning in October. Volunteers operate the market to raise funds for the restoration of the old farmhouse on the grounds. The market is […]
A six-course dinner awaits those who want first-class service and food at Cafe Gabbiano’s Chef Tour Dinner Menu at 6 p.m., April 28. Five celebrated chefs on Siesta Key will do the honors. Visit cafegabbiano.com for details and to reserve your spot.
Healthy fish and the sensational citrus sidekicks By Scott Dolan Florida is famous for its fresh fish, and rightly so, but many outstanding fruits and vegetables also have the spotlight here. Obviously, that includes oranges, lemons, limes, papaya mangos, and strawberries – which are all in season. I always plan my weekend fish dinners by […]
Mellow Mushroom, located at 6727 S. Tamiami Trail, is holding a March Madness contest in which the winner will receive a $25 gift card fr those who correctly select the NCAA men’s college basketball champion. Entries are due March 31 and need to be placed on the restaurant’s Facebook page. One winner will be randomly […]
By Jane Bartnett Your first visit to Breakfast at Victoria’s may well be the start of a brand-new tradition. You’ll want to go back again and again. Located at 4141 S. Tamiami Trail in the center of the Chili’s Plaza shopping center, this cheerful and welcoming restaurant and Italian bakery serves breakfast, brunch and lunch, […]
Looking for a quick snack or drink while on the go at Siesta Beach? Now operating at ground level near the pavilion is the Shark Tank concession stand, featuring alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages, soft pretzels (plus cheese), chips, chips and cheese, and sno cones. The renting of chairs and umbrellas is also available. Here’s the […]
The Sun Deck at the Siesta Beach pavilion will begin serving breakfast from 8 to 11 a.m. daily, starting Feb. 11. Enjoy egg sandwiches, avocado toast, breakfast burritos, and more. Also available are bloody Mary drinks featuring bacon. Siesta Beach is located at 948 Beach Rd.
Several businesses throughout Siesta Key will be offering sweet treats, specials, and discounts between 5 and 8 p.m. on Valentine’s Day — Monday, Feb. 14. Look for balloons to identify the participating establishments. The event is sponsored by the Siesta Key Chamber of Commerce & Island Business Committee.