For dessert I had a Lemon Soufflé, just a little tart with spots of jelly and whipped cream to add the sweet. Here is Sunday lunch for Heidi: Stone ground grits, egg whites with goat cheese, Cherokee purple heirloom tomatoes and sunflower shoots. The charming restaurant has been welcoming guests for more than 13 years. For the main, my wife had the sea scallops and I had the duck breast. Both the appetizer and entrée were outstanding. Thank you very much for the great experience. The ingredients were high quality.
I wouldn't recommend this restaurant to anyone who I actually liked. For more information contact Dino Basaric, Owner For maps and directions to Lavanda Restaurant view the map to the right. Each option is quick to become a favorite and one you wouldn't want to see replaced or disappear because they're always done so well. All starters have a choice of large or small. Only a few choices of starters and salads, and they just were not that good. For reviews of Lavanda Restaurant see below. The veranda was full, but we had a beautiful corner table in the house.
Lavanda was our life and love for last fifteen years. Quite frankly, the setting and atmosphere outshines the food. As I mentioned, nice touches all around, such as warm bread served in a nice crock wrapped in a beautiful tea towel. Lavanda Restaurant Sarasota Dear friends. Located in the Towles Court Arts District in the heart of Sarasota, Lavanda offers American Continental, European and Mediterranean cuisine focused on fine ingredients prepared using classic cooking techniques.
We will miss you all that had courage and patience to be with us in our little restaurant. Very romantic with soft music and tasteful decorations and white tablecloths. Although some may find the menu limited, it's one of the things we appreciate. Everything is just done so well. The ingredients were high quality. For more information, call 941-366-0070 or visit lavandasarasota.
In the artsy Towles Court section off of downtown Sarasota, you have a choice of veranda or inside dining. Service was good, and unobtrusive. Quite frankly, the setting and atmosphere outshines the food. About Lavanda Restaurant is located at the address 1938 Adams Ln Ste 105 in Sarasota, Florida 34236. Lavanda Restaurant has an annual sales volume of 501K - 999,999. Rated A great Savor Sarasota visit.
I had the asparagus with feta cheese. My advice - go at night and sit outside on the veranda to eat your most scrumptious meal. Refined yet approachable cuisine - from Pork Tenderloin with Bourbon Maple Sauce and Roasted Duck with Montmorency Cherry Sauce to New Zealand Rack of Lamb served with Garlic Herb Butter - pairs perfectly with an exquisite wine list. The pork was tender, the sauce subtle but noticeable. All starters have a choice of large or small.
We're always looking for our next special occasion to spend at this special restaurant. In our book, a great restaurant has to have 1 atmosphere, 2 great service, and 3 great food Lavanda has two out of three. I wouldn't even consider buying a groupon for this restaurant. Love is in the air. We went there for dinner and were much pleased. All main dishes were served this evening with sides of roasted. It is closing its door for good.
With sadness in our harts, Heidi and I will not be able to see you in Lavanda any more. Our disappointment was in the variety. I'll never go here again. The setting is beautiful and romantic. Romantic, charming small restaurant with delicious food and great wines.
My wife started with the shrimp cocktail. Lavanda participated in a Savor Sarasota promotion where for a couple of weeks people can enjoy a meal from a limited menu for less than what a typical meal would cost prix fixe. With sadness in our harts, Heidi and I will not be able to see you in Lavanda any more. It is closing its door for good. My only complaint was portion size.
The veranda was full, but we had a beautiful corner table in the house. The beautiful garden district of Sarasota is lovely with exotic plants and tiny lights to enhance your dining experience. They can be contacted via phone at 941 366-0070 for pricing, hours and directions. Lavanda was our life and love for last fifteen years. But, the menu needs greater variety and more imagination.