In The Media

Take a look at The Reserve's various appearances in the local press! 

 
 
Photo by Wyatt Kostygan

Photo by Wyatt Kostygan

SRQ MAgazine

Book Nook

The Reserve offers a new space for minds young and old to gather and meld.

"Jessica Simmons and Kim Cressell have big plans for The Reserve—coffee, wine, books, music, four-course dinners and vacation rentals are just the beginning. The duo have revitalized a set of buildings you’ve probably passed by and wondered about a thousand times; set on the North Trail, steps away from both Ringling College and Main Street, two funky rust-red cottages stand out from the pack of new high-rises and on-their-last-legs motels..." 

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Sarasota Magazine

Best New Coffee Shop - 2017

"In different eras, this 1933-built property has served as a boarding house, a circus performance space and a bordello. Now it’s The Reserve, a quiet, sun-filled coffee shop and bookstore, where you can linger over superb drip coffees and espresso beverages crafted with beans from Tampa-based roaster Buddy Brew while you browse the latest bestsellers." 

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Sarasota Magazine

The Reserve, a New Coffee Shop, is Ready to Serve Sarasota

"Coffee, workspaces, good lighting, music and books: The Reserve has it all. This new coffee shop and bookstore on the North Trail in Sarasota is made up of three buildings, all of which overlook a plant-filled courtyard with plenty of outdoor seating. The buildings were owned by Charles Ringling before he built his bayfront mansion, and date back to 1933."

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Herald tribune

The Reserve brings coffee and books to North Trail

"The Reserve, a trendy new coffee house and bookstore (soon-to-be market place), arrives in the area with a lot of history. It encompasses three homes that, according to Bethany Simmons, manager, were once located on the Charles Ringling estate grounds. The Reserve includes a former boarding house for circus performers and another said to have been a bordello after the buildings were moved to the current location on North Tamiami Trail in the 1930s and ’40s." 

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Must see sarasota

The Reserve

"The Reserve – Established in 1933. Re-imagined in 2016. A place where history and tradition collide with the present.

The Reserve is a place for gathering with friends, a place for buying a bestselling book, a place where you can relax. With tasty lattes, cappuccinos, teas, wines, craft beers, and more that you can enjoy on-site or take with you on the go, The Reserve is a place where you can savor the best of life in a casual, unique atmosphere, steeped in Sarasota history."

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