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Dine high above the Gulf
Sarasota, Florida

Where the Views Are as Unforgettable as the Cuisine

Drift Kitchen & Bar is our signature restaurant concept on the 8th floor of our Palm Building, and one of Sarasota’s buzziest restaurants. The dining room features elevated decor and soaring 180-degree floor-ceiling views of the Gulf of Mexico. Taking inspiration from our view, cuisine features local ingredients with an emphasis on fresh seafood and contemporary American fare.

Lido Beach Resort

Lido Beach Resort, 700 Benjamin Franklin Dr, Sarasota, FL 34236

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  • Mon – Fri 7:00 am- 11:00 am
  • Sat & Sun 7:00 am- 12:00 pm
  • Mon – Fri 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
  • Daily 5:00 pm – 10:00 pm
  • Bar: Fri – Sat 5:00 pm – 12:00 am
February 29th, 6:00pm

Celebrate the Leap Year with a Winederlust Dinner

Join us in Drift Kitchen & Bar on leap day for an epicurean event created in collaboration with Jackson Family Wines. This multi-course prix-fixe dinner highlights varietals plucked from all over the globe and is the perfect way to make use of 2024’s extra day!

Tickets are $209.55 per person which is inclusive of 7% sales tax and 20% gratuity

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