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Original Word of Mouth

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6604 Gateway Ave, Sarasota, FL 34231-5806 (Formerly Word of Mouth)
+1 941-925-2400
08:00 - 14:00
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Miami, Florida
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77 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I came here with two other adults and 2 toddlers. It's very kid friendly with kids menu and noisy so they didn't bother anyone. I had an omelette which was good and the others had pancakes. Our waitress didn't bother pre-bussing our table so that was annoying but host was nice and food arrived quickly. I would definitely go back... More 

Thank ebone28
Miami, Florida
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5 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

The breakfast menu is amazing. Everything from eggs Benedict to biscuits and gravy. Their biscuits are about 6" across, a meal in itself, and always fresh baked. The staff is always friendly and willing to make adjustments for personal preferences.

Thank CruiseMaria
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32 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Today was my third visit to Word of Mouth, and my third great visit. Each visit I had breakfast and each visit I enjoyed delicious food. Service is usually pretty quick but today was slower, I had time to spare so was not a big deal for me. Very friendly staff!

Thank Pamhal
Jacksonville, Florida
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39 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I'm working my way through the menu and I've yet to find anything that's not delicious and plentiful.

Thank Sandi H
Sandy Hook, Connecticut
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4 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Word of Mouth is the best place for breakfast in tha Sarasota area. My wife & I have been eating there for years, every time we visit the area. The food is all healthy and delishious. The staff is so friendly & helpfull. We recommend the Veggy Omelet & fruit cup. Their 7 grain home made bread is outstanding. Don't... More 

Thank PeterG1943
Mario M, Owner at Original Word of Mouth, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with us. We are glad you enjoyed. Looking forward to welcome you back. More 

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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22 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went to the location on S Osprey and it was great. Had Bertha's Breakfast Burrito. Was huge and very filling with great chorizo. Would have preferred fresh jalapeño over jarred but still excellent. Great with the grits. My friend had the veggie omelet which was packed with veggies. The banana choc chip muffin was great as well. . Good prices... More 

Thank jettalady23
Rochester, Michigan
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36 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Awesome breakfast, beautiful presentation delicious food. Homemade muffins or biscuits are an option instead of toast. Fresh tomatoes were a great side option instead of home fries but they were great too!

Thank lauram0625
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22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

We were headed to Marie Selby gardens and decided to eat lunch first. Saw their outside patio and decided to stop. So glad we did! Great menu, all day breakfast, fish tacos, quiche, lots of salads, and bakery. So cute inside, smaller maybe 20 tables, service good, food awesome! Open for breakfast and lunch only.

Thank charlotte g
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22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

It's always good food. We go here for breakfast and a cup of hot tea. Yummy cinnamon rolls, muffins and scones.

Thank Charlene Y
Tolland, Connecticut
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199 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2017

We tried this restaurant based on good TripAdvisor reviews and were glad we did. The breakfast choices were many but we ordered the omelette of the day and the barnyard specialty with bacon on the side and an additional egg all cooked as we liked it. My request for hot tea brought not only a cup, but a selection of... More 

Thank Ann622

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$16
American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Free Wifi, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
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Open Hours
08:00 - 14:00
08:00 - 14:00
08:00 - 14:00
08:00 - 14:00
08:00 - 14:00
08:00 - 14:00
08:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6604 Gateway Ave, Sarasota, FL 34231-5806 (Formerly Word of Mouth)
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Sarasota
  • Phone Number: +1 941-925-2400
Word of Mouth diners are know to come for Word of Mouth's breakfast alone, which features several varieties of pancakes, blintzes, crepes and the awe-inspiring Three Amigos Breakfast Burrito. The lunch menu serves a variety of yummy soups, sandwiches and salads. Open for breakfast and lunch.

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