The Reserve.
Your gathering place.

A destination for gathering with friends, seeing great live music, a place to buy a hot new book or a great glass or bottle of wine, a spot where you can relax, a place you can stay for a while. With tasty handcrafted coffees, including lattes, cappuccinos, teas, wines, craft beers (on tap or by the bottle), great local kombuchas, and light bites including sandwiches, soups, salads, flatbreads, platters and more, The Reserve(TM) allows you to savor the best of life in a casual, unique atmosphere, steeped in Sarasota history. And best yet, we offer almost 5,000 square feet of historically significant venue space with regular live music and guest room accommodations. Our accolades include: “Top 10 Coffee Shops of Sarasota” (Sarasota Magazine, August 2019); “Best of Sarasota” (2017); “Best Open Mic Night” (2019), and Best Guest Accommodations from the Sarasota Herald-Tribune Readers’ Poll (2019).


Coffee & Books
Relax & read.


Come and sample a great assortment of handcrafted coffees, teas and local kombuchas in our historically significant Ringling buildings while you browse our new and used books for sale.


Light Bites Cafe.
Nibble & nosh.


Enjoy your drink in our small café, where we have light bites (sandwiches, soups, salads, flatbreads, bagels, croissants, muffins, pastries, meat and cheese platters, veggie platters, Mediterranean platters, and more) to complement your morning, afternoon or evening beverages.


Craft Beers, Wines & Wine Shop
Sample, taste & take home.


Cozy up to our craft beer bar featuring local craft beers and more than 30 bottled and canned beers or sample a new wine. With a vast menu of wines from the world’s best regions, affordable house wines, monthly tastings of small batch, boutique wines, you’re sure to find your new favorite. We also offer packaged beers & wines to go.


Live Music & Events
Relax & enjoy.


Hear some of the best local talent around at our Friday Open Mic night. On Saturdays, come enjoy great talent (jazz, world music, Motown-style, pop, acoustic and more) in our open-air courtyard under quaint Edison bulb lighting.


Guest Room Accommodations
Celebrate & stay.


Hold an unforgettable event and utilize part of this historically significant space or all of it. Make memories directly across from the Bay, very close to the Beaches, St. Armand’s Circle, and downtown Sarasota. Our guest room accommodations can be your home away from home.