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Mattison's Forty-One

7275 S Tamiami Trl, Sarasota, FL 34231-5555
+1 941-921-3400
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good24%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“pot roast” (25 reviews)
“prime rib” (16 reviews)
“salmon” (18 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 21:00All hours
Mediterranean, American, Pizza, International, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
7275 S Tamiami Trl, Sarasota, FL 34231-5555
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1 - 10 of 305 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited again after two years with friends and we ordered many appetizers and shared tappas style. This was fun and the quality of the food exceeded that of our last visit ordering conventional dinners. Would return on this more casual basis with a group of...More

Thank deevee2
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My battery died outside a Panera in Sarasota, so we calked a Honda guy to jump the battery and then we drove to Wilde Honda in Sarasota off of Hwy 41 to replace it. Since it was lunch time, we ate at Mattison's next door....More

1  Thank Roger B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We just attended the Benziger/Niman Ranch Scholarship Fundraiser dinner at Mattison's 41 where we were feted to six absolutely fabulous courses paired with outstanding wine and stellar service. I have to say it was the best evening out my wife and I have shared in...More

Thank GKR794
Reviewed 9 June 2017

Checking out the menu before our visit, it is a bit pricey, especially if it's not a special occasion. However, reading through the reviews we saw they offer a 3 course dinner for $29 so we gave them a try. The food was amazing. I...More

Thank ChiPhiPie
Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

I love this place. Paul Mattison is a Sarasota treasure always putting out quality food. This location has something for everyone. You can have a delicious traditional dinner with a bottle of wine OR sit at the bar. Great bar menu. Happy hour specials AND...More

Thank Jeff W
MattisonsRestaurants, Manager at Mattison's Forty-One, responded to this reviewResponded 10 May 2017

Wonderful, thank you so much for this great review! We certainly enjoy having you and look forward to seeing you again soon!

Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

We had the most fabulous time here tonight! Erlinda is the best server we have ever had. We ordered the salmon and the filet. Best meals ever! The lime infused rice and the asparagus were delicious! Live music and great atmosphere for a Friday night...More

Thank Jennifer E
MattisonsRestaurants, Manager at Mattison's Forty-One, responded to this reviewResponded 10 May 2017

Thank you so much, we agree Erlinda is wonderful! A huge asset to our team. Come see us again soon and be sure to ask for Erlinda :).

Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

How terribly sad and disappointing this meal was from start to finish. For $100 we will stay with Michael's on East, Sensa, Mozaic but will not return here. White pizza doughy, like white bread undercooked. The fish with risotto was dry, tasteless and overcooked! The...More

MattisonsRestaurants, Manager at Mattison's Forty-One, responded to this reviewResponded 10 May 2017

Our sincerest apologies for your food disappointments during your recent visit with us. This is certainly not up to our Mattison's standards and we would love an opportunity to speak with you further about your experience. Please call or email us at your convenience 941-921-3400...More

Reviewed 15 April 2017

My husband and I wanted to find a place for lunch and stopped here. We were surprised how nice it was. Our waiter was as good as any five star restaurant we have eaten. The menu was truly amazing!!! For an appetizer, I had Mediterranean...More

Thank MikeandMax
MattisonsRestaurants, Manager at Mattison's Forty-One, responded to this reviewResponded 10 May 2017

What a wonderful and flattering review! Thank you so much for taking the time to let us know about your experience. We are thrilled you enjoyed yourselves and look forward to having you in soon for dinner and live entertainment. Thank you again!

Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Mattisons has it ALL...and they do it RIGHT!! Need Vegan? They accommodate!! Steaks prepared PERFECTLY!! Sides are varied and YUMMY!! Always try to go when Joe Thayer is playing....a cocktail and Joe...doesn't get any better!!!!

Thank etc32v
MattisonsRestaurants, General Manager at Mattison's Forty-One, responded to this reviewResponded 12 April 2017

Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a nice review!! We also love Joe Thayer!! Glad you are enjoying Mattison's Forty One! We will see you again soon! Barb Honeywell General Manager

Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Great restaurant! Music in the lounge 7 nights a week beginning at 6 p.m. Menu is very versatile and you can't go wrong. We've tasted many of their specialties and have never been disappointed.

Thank sky054
MattisonsRestaurants, General Manager at Mattison's Forty-One, responded to this reviewResponded 12 April 2017

We pride ourselves on having something on the menu for everyone! We like to change the music up also!! Thank you for taking the time to write such a nice review!! Barb Honeywell General Manager

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21 December 2016|
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Response from MattisonsRestaurants | Property representative |
Yes! All Mattison's locations are smart casual Florida attire!!
18 June 2015|
Response from MattisonsRestaurants | Property representative |
Yes, for lunch. Any other questions?
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Television, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
16:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7275 S Tamiami Trl, Sarasota, FL 34231-5555
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Sarasota
  • Phone Number: +1 941-921-3400
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Chef Paul Mattison invites you to join us and experience Mattison's Forty-One's elegant, friendly, fun, and comfortable atmosphere. Winner of Florida Trend Magazine's prestigious Golden Spoon Award the menu includes fresh seafood; Mattison's signature meat dishes like lamb, aged beef, and duck; we have a complete tapas menu, including sushi, calamari, Chef Paul Mattison's signature Artichokes Esther, fresh salads, and more. Mattison's Forty-One serves lunch, dinner and Sunday Brunch. There is live music and dancing every night along with nightly specials and events including Early Happy Hour, Wine-Pairing Dinners, Cooking Demonstrations and more. The Galleria is a beautiful complete catering facility seating up to 100 people.
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