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Sarasota Area Information

Directions

  1. Travel Interstate 75 to Sarasota and exit on University Parkway.
  2. Travel east on University Parkway for about 1.5 miles.
  3. Turn right (south) on Business Blvd.
  4. Travel south on Business Blvd for about 0.3 miles.
  5. Faith Life Church will be in front of you.

Airports

Name

Contact

Sarasota Bradenton International Airport (SRQ)

6000 Airport Cir

Sarasota, FL 34243

941-359-2770

Website

8.5 miles, 17 minutes from FLC

St. Pete-Clearwater International Airport (PIE)

14700 Terminal Blvd

Clearwater, FL 33762

727-453-7800

Website

49.1 miles, 47 minutes from FLC

Tampa International Airport (TPA)

4100 George J. Bean Pkwy

Tampa, FL 33607

813-870-8700

Website

57.4 miles, 54 minutes from FLC

Punta Gorda Airport (PGD)

28000 A-I Airport Rd

Punta Gorda, FL 33982

941-639-1101

Website

55.4 miles, 52 minutes from FLC

Orlando International Airport (MCO)

One Jeff Fuqua Blvd

Orlando, FL 32827

407-825-2001

Website

124 miles, 1 hour 50 minutes from FLC

Hotels

Name

Contact

EVEN Hotels

6231 Lake Osprey Drive

Sarasota, FL 34201

941-782-4400

Website

1.2 miles from FLC

Hampton Inn & Suites Sarasota / Lakewood Ranch

8565 Cooper Creek Blvd

Sarasota, FL 34201

941-355-8619

Website

2.5 miles from FLC

Courtyard By Marriott

8305 Tourist Center Drive

Sarasota, FL 34201

941-360-2626

Website

2.5 miles from FLC

Homewood Suites Sarasota

305 North Cattleman Road

Sarasota, FL 34235

941-309-3904

Website

2.8 miles from FLC

Linger Lodge Restaurant & Campground (Temporarily Closed--until March 2022)

7205 85th Street Court E

Bradenton, FL 34202

941-755-2757

Website

6.2 miles from FLC

Holiday Inn Express

5464 Lena Rd

Bradenton, FL 34211

941-755-0055

Website

6.4 miles from FLC

Sun-N-Fun RV Resort and Campground

7125 Fruitville Rd

Sarasota, FL 34240

941-371-2505

Website

6.9 miles from FLC

Residence Inn Sarasota Bradenton

1040 University Pkwy

Sarasota, FL 34234

941-358-0618

Website

8.4 miles from FLC

Best Western Siesta Key

6600 South Tamiami Trl

Sarasota, FL 34231

941-924-4900

Website

15.1 miles from FLC

Beaches

Name

Contact

Siesta Key Beach

Map

Website

17.9 miles from FLC

Lido Beach

Map

941-358-0618

Website

15 miles from FLC

Longboat Key

Map

941-924-4900

Website

22.9 miles from FLC

Anna Maria Island

Map

941-358-0618

Website

25 miles, 45 minutes plus from FLC

Venice Beach

Map

941-924-4900

Website

23.9 miles, 31 minutes from FLC

Art And Entertainment

Name

Contact

Ca' d'Zan Mansion (Ringling Mansion)

5401 Bay Shore Rd

Sarasota, FL 34243

941-359-5700

Website

Ringling Museum Of Art

5401 Bay Shore Rd

Sarasota, FL 34243

941-359-5700

Website

Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall

777 North Tamiami Trl

Sarasota, FL 34236

941-955-7676

Website

Marie Selby Bontanical Gardens

811 South Palm Ave

Sarasota, FL 34236

941-366-5731

Website

Sarasota Classic Car Museum

5500 North Tamiami Trl

Sarasota, FL 34243

941-355-6228

Website

Mote Marine Laboratory

1600 Ken Thompson Pkwy

Sarasota, FL 34236

941-388-4441

Website

The Fish Hole Miniature Golf

115 Bridge St

Bradenton, FL 34217

941-778-3388

Website

Shopping

Name

Contact

Lakewood Ranch Main Street

8100 Lakewood Ranch Blvd

Lakewood Ranch, FL 34202

800-954-9578

Website

The Mall At University Town Center

140 University Town Center Dr

Sarasota, FL 34243

941-552-7030

Website

Ellenton Premium Outlets

5461 Factory Shops Blvd

Ellenton, FL 34222

941-723-1150

Website

St. Armand's Circle

Saint Armands Cir

Sarasota, FL 34236

Westfield Southgate Shopping Center

3501 South Tamiami Trl

Sarasota, FL 34239

941-955-0900

Website

Restaurants

Sorted by type then distance

American

Name

Contact

Grove - 1.3 miles

Hours:

Mon-Fri, 11:30 am - 10:00 pm

Sat-Sun, 8:00 am - 10:00 pm

10670 Boardwalk Loop

Lakewood Ranch, FL 34202

Map

941-893-4321

Website

American (Traditional) - $$/$$$

Chili's - 1.7 miles

Hours:

Sun-Thu, 11:00 am - 11:00 pm

Fri-Sat, 11:00 am - 12:00 am

6125 Exchange Way

Bradenton, FL 34202

Map

941-907-2127

Website

American (Traditional) - $$

Anna's Deli - 2.3 miles

Hours:

10:30 am - 4:00 pm

8207 Tourist Center Dr

Bradenton, FL 34201

Map

941-893-5908

Website

Sandwich Shop - $

Jimmy John's - 2.5 miles

Hours:

10:00 am - 8:00 pm

83 N Cattlemen Rd

Sarasota, FL 34234

Map

941-355-1661

Website

Sandwich Shop - $

Five Guys - 2.6 miles

Hours:

11:00 am - 10:00 pm

8435 Cooper Creek Blvd

Sarasota, FL 34201

Map

941-358-7900

Website

Burgers, Fast Food - $

Panera Bread - 2.6 miles

Hours:

Mon-Thu, 8:00 am - 8:00 pm

Fri, 7:00 am - 9:00 pm

Sat, 8:00 am - 9:00 pm

Sun, 7:00 am - 8:00 pm

215 N Cattlemen Rd

Sarasota, FL 34232

Map

941-556-8600

Website

Sandwiches, Salad & Soup - $$

Libby's Brasserie - 2.6 miles

Hours:

Mon-Thu, 11:00 am - 9:00 pm

Fri-Sat, 11:00 am - 10:00 pm

Sun, 11:00 am - 8:00 pm

8445 Lorraine Rd

Sarasota, FL 34202

Map

941-357-1570

Website

American, Redefined Classics - $$$

Glory Days Grill - 2.6 miles

Hours:

Sun-Thu, 11:00 am - 10:00 pm

Fri-Sat, 11:00 am - 11:00 pm

8253 Cooper Creek Blvd

Bradenton, FL 34201

Map

941-360-3287

Website

Sports, American, Wings - $$

The Cheesecake Factory - 2.7 miles

Hours:

Mon-Thu, 11:00 am - 10:00 pm

Fri-Sat, 11:00 am - 11:00 pm

Sun, 10:00 am - 10:00 pm

130 University Town Center Drive

Sarasota, FL 34243

Map

941-256-3760

Website

American (Traditional) & Desserts - $$

Seasons 52 - 2.7 miles

Hours:

Mon-Thu, 11:00 am - 10:00 pm

Fri-Sat, 11:00 am - 11:00 pm

Sun, 11:00 am - 9:00 pm

170 University Town Center Drive

Sarasota, FL 34243

Map

941-702-9652

Website

American (New), Vegetarian - $$

BurgerFi - 2.7 miles

Hours:

11:00 am - 9:00 pm

257 N Cattlemen Rd #90

Sarasota, FL 34243

Map

941-800-1800

Website

Burgers, Hot Dogs, American (Traditional) - $$

Shake Shack - 2.9 miles

Hours:

11:00 am - 9:00 pm

190 N Cattlemen Rd, Unit 1

Sarasota, FL 34243

Map

941-413-1351

Website

Burgers, American - $$

Buffalo Wild Wings - 2.9 miles

Hours:

Sun-Thu, 11:00 am - 12:00 am

Fri & Sat, 11:00 am - 1:00 am

5235 University Pkwy

University Park, FL 34201

Map

941-351-8584

Website

Chicken Wings, American, Sports - $$

Asian

Name

Contact

U-Yee Sushi & Grill - 2.3 miles

Hours:

Mon-Thu, 11:00 am - 9:30 pm

Fri-Sat, 11:00 am - 10:30 pm

Sun, 12:00 pm - 9:30 pm

7349 University Pkwy

Bradenton, FL 34202

Map

941-358-3996

Website

Sushi, Japanese - $$

Pei Wei - 2.5 miles

Hours:

11:00 am - 8:00 pm

8511 Cooper Creek Blvd

Bradenton, FL 34201

Map

941-359-8570

Website

Asian Fusion, Chinese, Fast Food - $

Tandoor - 2.6 miles

Hours:

Tue-Sun, 11:30 am - 2:30 pm, 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Mon, Closed

8453 Cooper Creek Blvd

Bradenton, FL 34201

Map

941-926-3077

Website

Indian, Vegan, Gluten-Free - $$

Kona Grill - 3 miles

Hours:

Mon-Wed, 11:00 am - 10:00 pm

Thu-Sat, 11:00 am - 11:00 pm

Sun, 11:00 am - 9:00 pm

150 University Town Center Drive

Sarasota, FL 34243

Map

941-256-8005

Website

American (New), Sushi - $$

Thai Seed - 2.9 miles

Hours:

Mon-Sat, 11:30 am - 3:00 pm, 4:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Sun, Closed

5215 University Pkwy #108

University Park, FL 34201

Map

941-306-5592

Website

Thai - $$

Breakfast & Lunch/Coffee

Name

Contact

Starbucks - 1.4 miles

Hours:

Sun-Wed, 5:30 am - 6:00 pm

Thu-Sat, 5:30 am - 7:00 pm

8155 Lakewood Main St

Bradenton, FL 34202

Map

941-373-1970

Website

Coffee & Tea - $$

Station 400 - 1.5 miles

Hours:

7:30 am - 2:30 pm

8215 Lakewood Main St

Lakewood Ranch, FL 34202

Map

941-907-0648

Website

Breakfast & Brunch, American - $$

First Watch - 1.6 miles

Hours:

7:00 am - 2:30 pm

8306 Market St

Sarasota, FL 34240

Map

941-907-6657

Website

Breakfast & Brunch Cafe, American - $$

Maple Street Biscuit Company - 2.4 miles

Hours:

7:00 am - 2:00 pm

8491 Cooper Creek Blvd #107

University Park, FL 34201

Map

941-358-5200

Website

Southern Comfort Food - $

Mademoiselle Paris - 2.4 miles

Hours:

Mon-Tue, 7:45 am - 5:00 pm

Wed-Sun, 7:45 am - 9:00 pm

8527 Cooper Creek Blvd

Bradenton, FL 34201

Map

941-355-2323

Website

French Restaurant & Bakery - $$

Tropical Smoothie Cafe - 2.4 miles

Hours:

Mon-Fri, 7:00 am - 9:00 pm

Sat, 8:00 am - 9:00 pm

Sun, 9:00 am - 8:00 pm

8477 Cooper Creek Blvd Suite D

University Park, FL 34201

Map

941-210-4653

Website

Smoothies, Sandwiches & Wraps - $

Italian/European

Name

Contact

McGrath's - 1.6 miles

Hours:

Mon-Thu, 11:00 am - 10:00 pm

Fri-Sat, 11:00 am - 12:00 am

Sun, 9:00 am - 10:00 pm

8110 Lakewood Main St

Bradenton, FL 34202

Map

941-210-4398

Website

Irish - $$

Valentino Pizzeria Trattoria - 2.5 miles

Hours:

Mon-Thu, 11:00 am - 8:30 pm

Fri-Sat, 11:00 am - 9:00 pm

Sun, 4:00 pm - 8:30 pm

8203 Cooper Creek Blvd

Bradenton, FL 34201

Map

941-359-6400

Website

Italian, Pizza - $$

Carrabba's - 2.6 miles

Hours:

Mon-Sat, 11:00 am - 10:00 pm

Sun, 11:00 am - 9:00 pm

5425 University Pkwy

Sarasota, FL 34201

Map

941-355-4116

Website

Italian & Seafood - $$

Brio Tuscan Grille - 3 miles

Hours:

Sun-Thu, 11:00 am - 9:00 pm

Fri-Sat, 11:00 am - 10:00 pm

190 University Town Center Drive

Sarasota, FL 34243

Map

941-702-9102

Website

Italian - $$

Mexican

Name

Contact

Casa Maya - 1.5 miles

Hours:

Mon-Thu, 11:00 am - 2:00 pm, 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Fri, 11:00 am - 2:00 pm, 3:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Sat-Sun, 11:00 am - 9:00 pm

8126 Lakewood Main St

Lakewood Ranch, FL 34202

Map

941-907-9449

Website

Mexican - $$

Chipotle - 2.3 miles

Hours:

10:45 am - 10:00 pm

97 N Cattlemen Rd

Sarasota, FL 34232

Map

941-359-6757

Website

Mexican Fast Food - $

Poppo's Taqueria - 2.6 miles

Hours:

11:00 am - 9:00 pm

8471 Cooper Creek Blvd

Bradenton, FL 34201

Map

941-359-3720

Website

Mexican, Taco's - $

Moe's Southwest Grill - 2.7 miles

Hours:

Mon-Sat, 10:00 am - 10:00 pm

Sun, 11:00 am - 9:00 pm

8192 Tourist Center Dr

University Park, FL 34201

Map

941-351-7979

Website

Mexican Fast Food - $

Tijuana Flats - 2.8 miles

Hours:

Mon-Sat, 11:00 am - 10:00 pm

Sun, 11:00 am - 9:00 pm

5215 University Pkwy #106

University Park, FL 34201

Map

941-306-5842

Website

Mexican - $$

Pizza

Name

Contact

Blaze Pizza - 2.6 miles

Hours:

11:00 am - 10:30 pm

215 N Cattlemen Rd

Sarasota, FL 34243

Map

941-213-2178

Website

Pizza - $

California Pizza Kitchen - 2.7 miles

Hours:

Sun-Thu, 11:00 am - 9:00 pm

Fri-Sat, 11:00 am - 10:00 pm

192 N Cattlemen Rd Unit 1

Sarasota, FL 34243

Map

941-203-6966

Website

Pizza, American (Traditional) - $$

Seafood

Name

Contact

Pinchers - 1.5 miles

Hours:

Sun-Thu, 11:00 am - 10:00 pm

Fri-Sat, 11:00 am - 11:00 pm

10707 Rodeo Dr

Lakewood Ranch, FL 34202

Map

941-922-1515

Website

Seafood - $$

Lucky Pelican - 1.7 miles

Hours:

Sun, 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Mon, Closed

Tue-Sat, 11:00 am - 2:00 pm, 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm

6239 Lake Osprey Drive

Sarasota, FL 34240

Map

941-907-0589

Website

Seafood - $$

Bonefish Grill - 2.5 miles

Hours:

Mon-Thu, 11:00 am - 10:00 pm

Fri-Sat, 11:00 am - 10:30 pm

Sun, 11:00 am - 9:00 pm

8101 Cooper Creek Blvd

Sarasota, FL 34201

Map

941-360-3171

Website

Seafood - $$

Steakhouse

Name

Contact

Stonewood Grill - 2.7 miles

Hours:

Mon-Thu, 11:30 am - 9:00 pm

Fri-Sat, 11:30 am - 9:30 pm

Sun, 11:30 am - 8:30 pm

5415 University Pkwy

University Park, FL 34201

Map

941-355-3315

Website

Steak House, American - $$

The Capital Grille - 2.7 miles

Hours:

Mon-Thu, 11:30 am - 10:00 pm

Fri-Sat, 11:30 am - 11:00 pm

Sun, 11:30 am - 9:00 pm

180 University Town Center Drive

Sarasota, FL 34243

Map

941-256-3647

Website

Fine Dining, Steak, Seafood - $$$$