Eat and Drink


Eat & Drink

Culinary Experiences As Vibrant As The Gulf

The finest seafood and local flavors accented with views of the Gulf

Inspired dining in Sarasota, Florida showcases the Gulf Coast’s celebrated local ingredients with an emphasis on fresh seafood and Italian coastal cuisine. From Drift Kitchen & Bar’s panoramic views of the Gulf and skyline to Tiki Bar’s waterfront cocktails to the fresh fare prepared daily at Beach Market Cafe, each culinary experience reflects the relaxed ambiance of Florida’s west coast. Our bold flavors and seasonal ingredients are ready to transport you.

Holidays at Lido Beach

Celebrate the holidays with us or join us for one of our resort events where our culinary offerings are always the highlight. View our upcoming Mother’s Day Brunch menu, see what is in store for spring, and browse past events to help plan your next getaway.

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Drift Kitchen & Bar highlights fresh seafood, housemade pastas, brick oven pizzas, and classic American favorites. Drift, our signature restaurant, is located on the 8th floor of our Palm Building, featuring soaring 180-degree floor-ceiling views of the Gulf of Mexico.

Tiki Bar

A favorite of guests and locals alike, Tiki Bar is the quintessential Florida experience. This is the place to meet new friends, mingle over tropical cocktails, and enjoy southwest Florida’s once-in-a-lifetime sunsets. While relaxing at our Gulf-front bar, choose from a tempting menu of handcrafted sandwiches, salads, and appetizers. Don’t forget to enjoy the tropical libations that perfectly complement our beachfront surroundings. If you weren’t in vacation mode yet, Tiki Bar will carry you there on warm Gulf breezes.

Beach Market Cafe

Beach Market Cafe is the go-to spot for delicious organic smoothies, beachy acai bowls, and fresh treats to fuel your day.

In-Room Dining

In-room dining starts with a wide range of fresh breakfast flavors and classic egg dishes. For lunch, choose from beachy snacks, inspired seafood dishes, and refreshing salads to pick up at the Tiki Bar. For dinner, which you can have delivered or pick up at Drift, unforgettable entrees and delicious pizza make staying in a treat.

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6 Top-Notch Tiki Bars to Transport Yourself to the Tropics

No need to hop a plane to a far-flung island retreat. These tiki bars – including Lido Beach Resort’s beloved thatched-roof post-up – boast an uncanny ability to transport you somewhere far, far away.

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