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(941) 365-1020




Reservations 941.365.1020

CurbSide To-Go Available
Indoor Dining /
Outdoor Garden Terrace Dining


Grubhub, DoorDash, BiteSquad

23 North Lemon Ave
corner of 1st Street & Lemon
Sarasota, FL 34236



Dinner Served
Sun-Thu  4pm-10pm
Fri-Sat 4pm-11pm


Early Bird Dinner Menu

daily 4pm-6pm

Daily Happy Hour

4-6pm in the Bar / Small Plates Menu

Live Music
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In-House Catering
Weddings, Business Functions, Fundraising Events, Gatherings, etc
for Happy Hour, Dinner, Lunch Events

941.365.1020 Details on Menus




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Upcoming Events at Bevardi's Salute Restaurant

This Week's Specials

• Soup of the Week: hosue-made escarole and cannellini bean soup

• Osso Buco: bone-in slowly braised veal shank over saffron risotto

• Bruschetta Special: in-house smoked salmon, cream cheese, red onions, arugula, ginger

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• Outdoor Dining
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 Reservations 941.365.1012 or online 

Outdoor Dining & Indoor Dining
• Bevardi's Salute o
ffers the largest outdoor dining area in all of downtown Sarasota, and our indoor dining areas are spacious and clean

- We look forward to having you dine safely with us!

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Early Bird Menu - Daily from 4-6pm 

• three-course prix fixe menu for $36.95
not available on holidays and during Savor Sarasota

Live Music Schedule
Monday 6-9pm - Chuck Weirich saxophone & classic hits
Tuesday 6-9pm 
- Saint Tone wide variety of acoustic sounds

Thursday 6-9pm - Time Trax classics & dance music

Friday 7-10pm - Georgia and Mike easy listening, classics

Saturday 7-10pm - Georgia and Mike easy listening, classics 

Sunday from 6-9pm - Time Trax classics & dance music
*Live Music schedule subject to change due to weather


Happy Hour Daily - from 4-6pm - at the Bar Only

$7 Tinis - Olive, Cosmo, Apple, Orange

$6 Wells - Vodka, Taquila, Whisky, Rum, Gin, Scotch

$5 House Wine - Chardonnay, Pinot Grigio, Montepulciano, Cabernet, White Zinfandel

Half off Draft Beer

Specialty Cocktails

New Old Fashioned - Woodford, simple, bitters, orange, cherries, club $15

Mojito - Bacardi, mint, lime, simple, club $14

Margarita Fresco - Silver Tequila, lime, agave, Cointreau $14

Paloma Italiano - Silver Tequila, grapefruit, lime, Aperol Spritz $14

Strawberry Gin Spritz - Pink Gin, strawberries, St. Germain, lime, Prosecco $14

Classic Cosmo - Goose, Cointreau, lime, cranberry $15

French Martini - Goose, Chambord, pineapple $15

The Original Manhattan - Bullit Rye, sweet Vermouth, bitters, cherry $15

Espresso Salute - Vanilla Vodka. Espresso, Kahlua $14

Salutine - Limoncello, Absolut Citron, lemon sorbet $14

Oliva - Goose, olive juice, bleu cheese olives $15

Peartini - Absolut Pear, pear nectar, lemon $14

Small Plates Daily from 4-6pm at the Bar Only

Caesar - Romaine lettuce, housemade Caesar dressing, croutons, Parmesan shavings $7
Calamari Fritti
- fried calamari, salsa rosa, and marinara $8

Bruschetta Pomodoro - fresh tomatoes, red onions, basil, olive oil, balsamic $6

Bruschetta Fichi - fig marmalade, pears, melted brie, balsamic glaze $8

Salsiccia Salute - grilled homemade Italian sausage, marinara $8

Pappardelle al Funghi Porcini - wide homemade pasta with wild mushroom sauce $8

Spaghetti Bolognese - Our signature meat ragout $8

Shrimp Scampi Linguini - extra virgin olive oil, garlic, white wine sauce, fresh herbs $10

Cozze - steamed mussels in a white or red wine sauce, served with toast $10


Salute is doing a great job - the patio offers a lot of distance, the service is personal and lovely. And as always the food was delicious. My friend had the Branzino and ate every bite. I had the Vegan pasta and it was so good...great food and service with lots of outdoor space. – Happy in Sarasota


We have dined at this restaurant many times and have always been very pleased with the service, food and atmosphere. Saturday 7/11 was my birthday and the dinner was superb. A big plus was the lovely music that was being performed. FYI: All tables were widely spaced apart outside, the staff all wore masks and kept an appropriate distance. – Chasman


Loved this restaurant. The food was excellent and the service was wonderful. Highly recommend it if you’re in the area and are looking for great authentic Italian food. I can’t wait to revisit on my next trip to Sarasota! - Lisa K


Another excellent experience. The food was great and our server was helpful in offering specials and suggestions. Thank you for providing a safe dining experience for our family. – Alucash


Laszlo Bevardi 

Executive Chef & Proprietor

of Bevardi's Salute! Restaurant

Early Bird New

Live Music on Sundays with Time Trax


Georgia and Mike Live Music

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Live Music New
Happy Hour New
Small Plates Menu new
About Us

About Bevardi's Salute! Restaurant

Bevardi’s Salute! Restaurant is a chef-owned and operated, local Italian artisan restaurant in downtown Sarasota, located at the corner of Lemon Avenue and First Street, 23 North Lemon Avenue, Sarasota, Florida 34236. Call 941.365.1020 any time for information or reservations.

Chef Laszlo, his wife Ottilia, and their two daughters moved to Sarasota in 2010 to introduce Sarasota to their restaurant concept of house-made pasta, authentic Italian food, and fresh seafood with table-side service, beautiful ambiance, and tasty food. 


Bevardi’s Salute! Restaurant is an award-winning, family-friendly local favorite offering a full bar, a charming indoor dining ambiance, nightly Happy Hour at the Bar from 4-6pm, Early Bird Special for $26.95 from 4-6pm, and live music nightly on the breezy outdoor patio. Laszlo Bevardi studied in Eastern Europe - from Hungary to Germany - and two years traveling as a Chef through the Caribbean, before settling in the US to open Bevardi's Salute Restaurant in 2010. The downtown Sarasota locale is famed for its home-made pasta, prepared daily, its whole fish dinners that are often imported and filleted table-side, and its freshly-picked produce from local farms.

Q:  What attracted you to a career in food?

A:  My love of food started when I was a child. My parents were telling me, as soon as I grew up, that I was always hanging out in the kitchen. I always wanted to make dough and pasta and cut vegetables. I just enjoyed being in the kitchen instead of playing with my toys. When I finished school, I had to kind of pick my area of study, and it was natural for me to go to restaurant and hotel school. 


Q:  You have such an international background. What led you to Sarasota?

A:  I grew up until I was 19 in Hungary and went to restaurant school there. Then  I went to restaurant school in Berlin, Germany I also went to the Royal Caribbean cruise line. My partners and I had restaurants in Philadelphia and we wanted to open somewhere warmer, so we opened Bevardi's Salute! 


Q: Why is Bevardi's Salute! Restaurant is known for its seafood?

A: I think what people like is we do a great job with whole fish. I always try to find local, sustainable seafood. I have three or four different seafood purveyors and I always try to check around to get the best quality on the table. I also import fish from the Mediterranean, from Italy and Greece. It comes fresh on a bed of ice. They fly it over to Miami and I get it the next day at the restaurant. We do a whole Dover sol from Norway the same way.  We prepare the fish with the skin and everything, and we filet it table-side. I always prefer to cook the fish whole. 

Laszlo Bevardi 
Executive Chef & Proprietor, Bevardi's Salute Restaurant

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In-House Catering  - Multiple Indoor & Outdoor Room Options
at Bevardi's Salute Restaurant

Catered Events at Bevardi’s Salute Restaurant in downtown Sarasota features indoor dining in the private dining room seating up to 60, the rustic wine cellar offers seating for up to 20 guests, casual events at the beautiful bar accommodates 40 guests, the outdoor garden terrace at Bevardi’s Salute offers covered and non-covered seating four up to 200 guests. Bevardi’s Salute is the perfect location for family celebrations, weddings, bridal showers, parties, business functions, fundraising events, and more. Special personalized menus available for lunch, tapas, hors d'oeuvres, happy hour, dinner, dessert events, or other private catered events. Chef Laszlo can't wait to work with you to host your event in downtown Sarasota!

Sample Dinner Party Menus - Prices per person include: Assorted appetizers served family-style including Fried Calamari - spicy marinara sauce • Bruschetta - roasted peppers, fresh mozzarella, and tomatoes; Choice of Salad including Mixed Field Greens with balsamic vinaigrette or Traditional Caesar Salad

Entrée - choice of three • all entrées served with Chefs selection of potatoes and fresh vegetables of the day
Ravioli Aragosta - homemade lobster ravioli topped with grilled shrimp in light blush sauce $56
Pollo ai Carciofi - sautéed chicken breast topped with prosciutto, mozzarella, baby artichokes, lemon capers, white wine sauce $52
Pollo Parmigiana - traditional chicken Parmigiana topped with mozzarella, tomato sauce $50
Cotoletta Parmigiana - traditional veal Parmigiana topped with mozzarella, tomato sauce $56
Veal Marsala - medallions of veal with wild mushrooms, Marsala sauce, melted mozzarella $56
Filetto alla Griglia - grilled filet mignon, grilled asparagus, Gorgonzola sauce $60
Gulf Grouper - grilled grouper, fresh dill sauce, grilled asparagus $56
Salmone - grilled Atlantic salmon, Florida orange blossom honey and citrus glaze $54

Dessert - choice of two; upon request, we can customize your dessert
Tiramisu • Chocolate CakeCannoliAssorted SorbetAssorted Ice Cream
Coffee or Tea included

*add 7% sales tax • 20% gratuity and bar • a $300 deposit refundable (10 days cancelation notice)


New Early Bird Menu

Early Bird Menu 4-6pm • Three Course Menu • $36.95 


Bruschetta Pomodoro Vine-ripened tomatoes, onions, basil, olive oil

Bruschetta Caponata Eggplant, peppers, tomatoes, black olives, capers

Trio Olive tapenade, Italian hummus, olives, toasted Italian bread

Calamari Fritti with salsa Rosa and a zesty marinara

Insalata Mista Spring mix salad, fresh tomatoes, balsamic dressing

Insalata di Cesare Romaine lettuce, Parmigiano Reggiano, croutons, house-made Caesar dressing

Caprese Vine-ripened tomatoes, fresh mozzarella cheese, extra virgin olive oil, basil


Main Course

Pappardelle ai Funghi Porcini Wide homemade pasta with Porcini mushroom sauce

Agnolotti Homemade half-moon-shaped pasta filled with ricotta cheese and spinach in a light cream sauce

Lasagna Salute Homemade pasta sheets layered with  meat ragout & mozzarella, topped with bechamel sauce

Pollo Parmigiana Traditional chicken Parmigiana, tomato sauce, melted mozzarella, penne marinara

Vitello Marsala Sautéed veal medallions, melted mozzarella, Porcini & wild, Mushrooms, Marsala wine sauce

Salmone Grilled Atlantic salmon, local orange blossom honey, citrus glaze

Grilled Grouper Parmesan-crusted Gulf grouper, grilled asparagus, fresh dill sauce


Tiramisu Ladyfingers with espresso, vanilla, Mascarpone

Cannoli Fresh ricotta, chocolate chips, orange zest

Sorbetti Gelati Italian sorbet or ice cream selection


Dinner Menu at Bevardi's Salute Restaurant