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Sofrito Mama's

935 N Beneva Rd Ste 613, Sarasota Commons Plaza, Sarasota, FL 34232-1344
+1 941-554-8786
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  • Excellent83%
  • Very good13%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“empanadas” (86 reviews)
“roast pork” (45 reviews)
“pernil” (40 reviews)
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Caribbean, Latin, Spanish, Puerto Rican, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
935 N Beneva Rd Ste 613, Sarasota Commons Plaza, Sarasota, FL 34232-1344
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were visiting family and my sister in law loves this place. I had the pernil and the empanadas and they were amazing! I also stole some of my husband's tostones

Thank diri0527
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Friendly service and order was quick and very tastefully delicious. If in or near Sarasota i would stop by this place.

Thank Eugene E
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very nice unassuming restaurant . Delicious home cooked puerto Rican food .Its a friendly family owned and operated establishment . Tried several entres off the menu and they were all excellent . My twelve year old daughter and her friend who are picky eaters loved...More

Thank Dora-TonyKarp
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Driving down the gulf coast and looking for a place to eat and this was highly rated on trip advisor so we decided to give it a try. The roast pork platter was delicious! The pork was extremely flavorful and juicy, the rice also top...More

Thank Cara T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My fiancé and I were visiting venues around Bradenton and on our way back home to Immokalee we decided to stop and grab something to eat. We are both vegan so sometimes it can be tricky to eat at some vegan friendly restaurants especially when...More

Thank Missy G
Reviewed 8 June 2017

I had the roast pork, it was alright. No seating inside but seating outside. Service good, not very busy for Wednesday lunch but it was rainy.

1  Thank Ryan P
Reviewed 2 June 2017

After a kayak adventure, six of us descended upon Jason, Alexis, Alicia & Mama Alicia in their friendly, welcoming restaurant. What a taste delight & dining experience! Alexis & Jason were up front patiently explaining their numerous dishes. Alicia was behind the scenes cooking flavorful...More

Thank cathyporter50
Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

We were staying in a hotel by Lido beach and wanted to go out for dinner. This place really hit the spot! It's hard to find a homestyle puertorican cooking in the area. Food was delicious. The place is design to pick up and carry...More

Thank Keyla G
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

We read a review of this place and have Been back 3 times. Such a nice family and you can tell they put the love into the food. It is worth a stop. Come hungry they give you lots of food but you won't be...More

Thank nancyr22
Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

Went for dinner to pick up food. The place is pick up/takeout only. They do have some tables that customers can use to have their meal. Thankfully in the afternoon they are I. The shade, but it is still hot. Personally I prefer the take...More

Thank bugteacher0105
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Questions & Answers
Theresa P
2 September 2016|
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Response from jlbolden | Property representative |
Hello, yes we do allow dogs and we have 20 seats available.
Emanuel K
30 October 2015|
Response from jlbolden | Property representative |
We are located at 935 N Beneva Rd in the Sarasota Commons Plaza with Publix and the Post Office between the Pack & Ship and the Barber Shop. There is no dress code as we are a take out only restaurant with complimentary... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$13
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Seating, Digital Payments
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 - 19:00
12:00 - 19:00
12:00 - 19:00
12:00 - 19:00
12:00 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 935 N Beneva Rd Ste 613, Sarasota Commons Plaza, Sarasota, FL 34232-1344
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Sarasota
  • Phone Number: +1 941-554-8786
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At Sofrito Mama's you will find mouth watering, home-style Puerto Rican cuisine. Our menu is filled with a wide array of reasonably priced, traditional meals for the entire family from fried appetizers, rice & beans, roast pork & stews, salads, to signature specialty dishes & delicious homemade desserts. Whether it's lunch or dinner, Sofrito Mama's Latin Comfort Food is just what you need to tickle your hunger fancy.
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