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Sarita a Restaurant

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Certificate of Excellence2017 - 2018 Winner

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Fish and chips
malt vinegar aioli, tartar sauce
Cast Iron Cornbread
roasted jalapeno-honey butter
Hoison braised pork belly
watermelon, avocado, passion fruit syrup
Roasted scampi
garlic, butter, Calabrian chili, parsley
Chorizo and cotija stuffed banana peppers
roasted corn, tomato, cilantro
Lobster nachos
black beans, roasted corn, cotija, grape tomatoes, jalapeno, lime-cumin creme fraiche
Proscuitto Wrapped Smoked Mozzarella
zucchini, tomato-bacon-onion marmalade
Brussels Sprouts
speck, pecorino, shallots, cabernet vinaigrette
spicy Italian sausage, tomato, fennel, charred lemon, oregano
Coriander and Cumin Dusted Calamari
napa cabbage, carrots, lime-ginger aioli, sweet chili, spicy red pepper aioli
Caribbean tuna tartar
papaya, avocado, jerk aioli, plantain chips
Beef tartar
capers, garlic, quail egg
Strawberry and arugula
pistachios, chevre, pistachio oil, Villa Monadori balsamic
Artisan Cheeses by the Cheese Shop
olives, roasted tomatoes, nduja, garlic crostini
Today's Beautiful Oysters
on the half shell, charred lemon spiked cocktail sauce
Sarita Salad
field greens, pears, candied walnuts, gorgonzola, lemon-walnut vinaigrette
Caesar Salad
hearts of romaine, regianno shavings, sun-dried tomato rouille
Baby Kale
lemon-roasted garlic mustard vinaigrette, grape tomatoes, crispy shallots, toasted hazelnuts
BBQ Braised Short Ribs
honey grits, cotija, roasted corn, grape tomatoes, baby arugula, buttermilk onion rings
Hot Chicken
roasted shallot whipped potatoes, braised mustard greens, cornbread, honey butter
Soy Glazed Norwegian Salmon
Forbidden black rice, baby bok choy, oyster muchrooms, ponzu vinaigrette
Ancho Glazed Pork Tenderloin
roasted corn, bacon, tomato ragout, grilled asparagus, pommes frites
Pistachio encrusted lamb chops
chianti risotto, roasted fennel, portobello, grape must, pistachio oil
Corn Encrusted Crab Cakes
asparagus, corn-bacon risotto, red pepper and avocado vinaigrettes
The Burger
Snake River Farms American kobe, fontina, crispy prosciutto, roasted shallots, fries, red pepper aioli, house made ketchup
Chicken Francais
wild mushroom risotto, baby arugula, roasted tomatoes, fennel, lemon-caper buerre blanc
Molten Blue Cheese Encrusted Beef Tenderloin
roasted garlic whipped potatoes, prosciutto wrapped asparagus, tomato, bacon marmalade
Nonna's Cavatelli and Meatballs
prosciutto-pancetta bolognese
Mascarpone Cheesecake
today's selection
Triple Chocolate Tart
flourless chocolate cake, chocolate ganache, chocolate mousse, whipped cream
Creme Brulee
today's selection
Coffee and Donuts
House made donuts & coffee gelato
Deep Fried Banana Split
coconut ice cream, caramel sauce, candied macadamia nuts, whipped cream
Welcome to Sarita, where we are slightly obsessed with serving good food among friends and family. Our focus is on healthy, new American cuisine - a celebration of all our backgrounds and roots. The best of the best eats if you will. Lighter dishes with natural reductions, a lot of vinaigrettes, less cream, less butter - but unbelievable flavors. This is what you can expect if you choose to dine with us. And we hope you will. The restaurant is owned by executive chef Romano and his best friend, Sandy Smith. The pair first met at Players 16 years ago and have been inseparable ever since. Their approach to Sarita is fairly simple: to create a space that's a reflection of their friendship...relaxing,
US$14 - US$30
Special Diets
Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Dinner, Drinks
Italian, Seafood, American, Contemporary
Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available
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Reviewed 13 February 2019

Sarita is just a great place to dine. The ambience is wonderful, they have a great patio for when the weather cooperates, the food is great, and they also have a good Happy Hour. The menu is quite varied, and I have never had a...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank 776chuckd
Reviewed 27 January 2019

If you enjoy yelling to be heard by your table mates perhaps this would be fun. The server was nice and friendly. The bar service was very slow. A Jack and Coke took 10 minutes to produce. The Food also took a long time to...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank zaytran
Reviewed 11 November 2018

This neighborhood restaurant is one of the best in Cleveland! Even though the restaurant was packed when we visited, everything was perfect, from the noise level (busy but moderate) from every course. Service was excellent, too. My husband and I had the lobster appetizer and...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank 822janicef
Reviewed 8 November 2018

Love this place...the food is awesome, the presentation wonderful, service excellent...all good, with a good wine menu as well. The only complaint is I wish they had more vegetarian meals, not very many to chose from.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Barb H
Reviewed 5 November 2018

A friend selected Sarita for a celebration, but on the Friday night that the four of us visited, with a full restaurant, the noise level was so high that conversation was basically impossible. It's a poorly designed space. The food was good, but we won't...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank L7619IQ
Reviewed 28 October 2018 via mobile

I had the special which was halibut, and it was delicious. It came with asparagus and mashed potatoes. All together we ordered 2 apps, 3 entrees and 1 dessert and the bill was $140. Both the food and service were good, but I thought it...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank mlw326
Reviewed 15 October 2018

We went with friends. We hadn't been here in quite a long time since the space used to be occupied by Players. Most of us had eaten and were just drinking but one person in our party ordered several appetizers: calamari with coriander and cumin,...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank skm4444
Reviewed 2 October 2018

We went for a family dinner and had a great meal. They were very accommodating for our 5 y/o son ~ they don't have a kids menu but our server had several great suggestions for him, such as cheese pizza, mac and cheese, or spaghetti....More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank KulFam2018
Reviewed 28 September 2018

stopped by for happy hour, drinks are great, happy hour menu is limited but tasty. have eaten here many times, always good- great décor, plenty of parking, a great stop on the way home....

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Dennis Z
Reviewed 26 September 2018

This is such a cool spot... ambiance is relaxing and the vibe is urban chic. went with friends. drinks were awesome, found a great red blend wine. the food was excellent. If you go ask for Patrick....one of the best waiters in Cleveland

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank rbrtalbright
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