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European Restaurant & Deli

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2805 Proctor Rd, Sarasota, Sarasota, FL 34231-6443
+1 941-922-1221
08:30 - 18:00
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Sarasota, Florida
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

If you are looking for Hungarian or Polish specialties, this is the real deal! Chicken Paprikas is heavenly, chicken soup is the best in town, and I can't go there without having a slice of the plum cake! We love this place for a casual lunch or for carryout.

Thank Dean B
Melbourne, Florida
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54 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2016

My rating means: 5 = great/perfect/yes, 1 = poor/no, 0 = would recommend to my enemies Food has good quality within a price range: 5+ Portions/plating are appropriate to the concept and the price point: 5 Atmosphere / Ambiance: 5 Speed of service: 5 Accuracy of orders: 5 Order taker menu knowledge: 5 Waiter(s) friendliness and attention: 5 Food presentation:... More 

Thank vikaharley
Sarasota, Florida
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288 reviews
168 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 June 2016

Planned on having breakfast -- waitress/owner said -- "We have a new cook - I would recommend having something off the lunch menu!! Partner ordered Polish Breakfast Sandwich -- consisted of sliced salami and sliced boiled egg. I had the cabbage rolls. The sauce for the cabbage rolls was quite tasty!! After third bite toward the center of the roll... More 

Thank Dr Tim T
Sarasota, Florida
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34 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 June 2016 via mobile

The Hungarian breakfast sandwich is amazing. Excellent Polish groceries as well. You can eat in or take away.

Thank Steven G
Toronto, ON
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104 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 May 2016 via mobile

Stopped by this AM and had a breakfast sandwich. Polish sausage omelette on a fresh Kaiser. Great price and very clean. If you're close skip McDonalds and enjoy this cute place.

Thank JSLExplores
St. Petersburg, Florida
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33 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 April 2016

The food is fantastic! The tapas are great! The owners-chef and staff are soo nice! A must stop, if you are in Venice!

Thank Minedga M
Sarasota, Florida
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28 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2015

My husband & I tried the stuffed cabbage, perogies, goulash soup & borscht. We like them all & hope to be back for more. The staff is very friendly, however, one has to be patient because service can be slow.

1 Thank M C
Sarasota, Florida
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2015

Had high hopes for this place. Walked in and the food smelled good. Stood in the doorway for awhile and no one greeted or seated us. Finally a kind lady customer nearby smiled and said we should just sit anywhere. Apparently that's the protocol. Waitress arrived and took drink orders. Her appearance and return were timely. However, between the arrival... More 

Thank arzee2014
Sarasota, Florida
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83 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2015

Either the Europeans don't like us Americans, I'm not sure, but I did not feel at home for our first time. I went with my husband. We decided to just be light and ordered soup. He ordered the Hungarian stew and I ordered the chicken soup..We waited, which seemed like eternity for just two soups. I went to ask the... More 

6 Thank jennifer L
Darlington, United Kingdom
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204 reviews
175 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2014 via mobile

we went before the restaurant had been advertised as open during the evenings and were the only two people in the restaurant. The server was a most charming young man from Hungary . The two soups we ordered were excellent , the main courses came out with cabbage rolls for myself which were fine but could have been hotter. My... More 

2 Thank Ian Y

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Polish, European, Soups, Eastern European, Central European, Hungarian
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Cheap Eats
Open Hours
08:30 - 18:00
08:30 - 18:00
08:30 - 18:00
08:30 - 18:00
08:30 - 18:00
08:30 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2805 Proctor Rd, Sarasota, Sarasota, FL 34231-6443
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Sarasota
  • Phone Number: +1 941-922-1221

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?