One of the most amazing perks of living in The Rosemary district is the ability to walk, cycle, or quickly drive to downtown Sarasota and enjoy the amazing shows, restaurants, and shopping that the city has become known for. We’ve put together “The Courtyard At Citrus Downtown Sarasota Walking Guide” so that you can easily take advantage of all the fun things this area has to offer, in 20 minutes or less. Learn more about this week’s featured activity– Lunch! Read on for tips for great walkable lunch locations.
Located within Citrus Square and only steps from the Courtyard at Citrus, The Rosemary has a great variety of lunch meals that are sure to become your next favorite lunch time treat. Menu highlights include: Bermuda Fish Chowder, Brisket Tacos with homemade bleu cheese coleslaw, and the Cuban Sandwich. Daily specials include: soup of the day, fish sandwich of the day, panini of the day, and fish of the day tacos!
Kam’s Bubble Tea & Sushi
A quick walk up Orange and a left on Fruitville will lead you to Kam’s Bubble Tea & Sushi. This small Asian restaurant specializes in Sushi and Bubble Tea, offering a variety of flavor combinations for both. The bubbles in bubble tea are actually tapioca pudding balls, but you can easily ask for no bubbles if you are looking for a delicious fruit smoothie. Sandwiches and Udon Noodle Soups are also available. Check out the full menu here.
Blue Apron Cafe
A quick walk up 4th to Central (about 7 mins) will lead you to Blue Apron Cafe. The easily walkable restaurant has soups, salads, and sandwiches. Plus they offer free delivery in downtown Sarasota. Some menu highlights include: Zucchini Fritters with Avocado Dressing, Grilled Chicken Strawberry Salad, Ham and Gouda Melt, Egg Salad Croissant, The Caprese Sandwich, and Gyro. See the full menu here.
A short walk down Orange and a right on 10th will lead you to Maximillian’s cafe. Only open from 10:30 am- 3 pm, the cafe is known for its variety of soups, salads, and sandwiches. Some lunch menu highlights include: Bleu Cheese and Walnut Salad, Pressed Cuban Sandwich, Grilled Chicken Caesar Wrap, BLT, Egg Salad sandwich and more! See the full menu here.
Beauty of Sprouts
A five minute walk across Orange to Fruitville will lead you to Beauty of Sprouts, a local vegan raw food restaurant. If you aren’t familiar with this style of food, raw vegan means uncooked food with no animal products (no meat, dairy, cheese, eggs, or honey). Some menu highlights include: Butternut Squash Ravioli with Coconut Cream, Zucchini Noodle Lasagna, and Pad Thai. See the full menu here.
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