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Address: 300 Madison Dr, Sarasota, FL 34236-1300
Phone Number: +1 941-388-1554
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10:00 - 22:00
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Sun 11:00 - 19:00
Mon - Sat 10:00 - 22:00
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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A unique island shopping experience with over 140 upscale shops, boutiques,...

A unique island shopping experience with over 140 upscale shops, boutiques, art galleries and award winning restaurants set amidst lush tropical landscaping, antique statuary, courtyards and patios. Art festivals, classic car shows, family-friendly Halloween event and a spectacular holiday display add to the excitement.

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Nice place !!

Stayed within walking distance of 'The Circle' and visited a few times during our 5 night stay. Nice clean area with some nice 'local' shops. Great for people watching when sat at... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
Richard H
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Brough, United Kingdom
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Brough, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Stayed within walking distance of 'The Circle' and visited a few times during our 5 night stay. Nice clean area with some nice 'local' shops. Great for people watching when sat at the sidewalk tables. Not sure the Americans have got use to roundabouts yet though !!

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New England
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Our day trip visiting Siesta Keys and Sarasota/Bradenton included a lunch at the Columbia of St Armand's Circle. Enjoyed the zesty and fresh flavored of the 'famous' 1929 Salad! Yummy!! This area has everything anyone would want! Shopping, restaurants and of course people watching! Great place to spend a day or a vacation!

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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180 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Not very exciting at all. As I say it's nothing special, for sure there are some very nice, expensive shops and restaurants all laid out around a very busy roundabout on the coastal side of Sarasota. If you happen to be passing it may be worth a look but I certainly would not make a special visit. Parking can be... More 

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Hopkinsville, Kentucky
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This has great shopping for the ladies, not so much for the men, mostly the Crazy Shirts, Tommy Bahamas, and the Wyland gallery. Great food and drink opportunities from reasonable to high end, also lots of pet friendly outdoor dining.

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Thank Barbara n
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We visited St Armand's Circle in February. Lots of cute shops, and very clean. There is something for everyone...gift shops with local artists items, clothing, candy, ice cream, and restaurants. We spent a few hours wandering around. There was even a dog friendly restaurant that had a mini for the dog!

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Ontario
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Pretty location with lots of shops, some higher end but a good variety, I liked the ice cream shop and lunch at Colombia Restaurant. Beach stores to fancier decoration type stores. I was happy and my wife was happy.

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Saint Gabriel, Louisiana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Great shop and dinning. From casual to fine dinning. The Blue Dalpine was our favorite. Shopping much more than T shirt shops. Nice art and gifts. s

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Monument, Colorado
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Very pedestrian friendly, easy access to the beach and tons and tons of places to eat or grab a quick drink. Some nice shops and not all geared to the T-shirt Tourist. Parking is not difficult but if you do remember need to pay attention to which branch off the circle you parked.

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Orlando, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We had a wonderful time eating at Shore and walking through all the shoppes. This is a very nice area to explore. It is more older kid/adult friendly. There are many different shoppes and restaurants. A definite must see.

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Detroit, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Awesome, entertaining, fun. Great restaurants and shopping. Great pizza at Venezia! Awesome breakfast at Blue Dolphin.

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