The Reserve.
Your gathering place.

A destination for gathering with friends from sun-up to sun-down. Here you can enjoy our casual, but upscale, Ringling-influenced food menu, have a tasty coffee, tea, kombucha, craft beer or wine, hear live music, peruse books, and more. With a food menu ranging from hot and cold sandwiches, soups, salads, flatbreads, house-made dips, charcuterie platters and more, The Reserve(TM) allows you to savor the best of life in a cozy, fun, and unique atmosphere, steeped in Sarasota history. From breakfast to weeknight dinners to Sunday Brunch, we’ve got you covered. 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: “Favorite Business“ (, October 2019); “Top 10 Coffee Shops of Sarasota” (Sarasota Magazine, August 2019); “Best Open Mic Night” (2019); “Best Guest Accommodations” from the Sarasota Herald-Tribune Readers’ Poll (2019), and “Best of Sarasota” (2017).


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.


Full restaurant with craft beers and wines.
Nibble & nosh.


You asked and we heard. We now have a full food menu that you can pair with any of our beverages (whether it’s coffee, tea, kombucha, soft drinks and other non-alcoholic beverages, craft beer, or wine. Our menu includes hot-pressed sandwiches (Cubans and more), cold sandwiches, beautiful house-made salads, flatbread pizzas, dips and appetizers, new and improved charcuterie boards and much more.

We have breakfast items, and lunch and dinner items, too! We have Sunday Brunch on Sundays from 10 am to 2 pm, and also, starting on 9/26/19, we’ll have a special Thursday Supper (with chef-chosen specials), from 6 pm to 8 pm every Thursday night.


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.