Our flagship lunch tour begins in the center of St. Armands Circle. What better way to experience some of the finest restaurants in Sarasota and learn the history of one of the most exquisite retail establishments in the nation? Removed from the hustle and bustle of the mainland separated by Sarasota Bay, St. Armands' unique history and tropical beauty provides an unforgettable experience for natives and visitors from all over the world. Our tours offer the opportunity to learn about this special area and taste some of the finest cuisine imaginable.
When: Tuesday through Saturday (During July, August & September tours are offered Wednesday, Friday and Saturday)
Start Time: Promptly at 11:00am
Duration: 3 hours
Attire: Comfort casual, walking shoes (guests will walk about 1 mile on flat surfaces)
Included: All food and restaurant gratuities; water is provided at each stop but guests may purchase alternative beverages separately. (Should you wish to tip your guide, you are certainly welcome to do so!)
Weather: Tours run rain or shine!
Where to Meet: At the bronze life-sized John Ringling on the circle at S. Blvd of the Presidents statue near Crab & Fin. You won't miss the adorned tour guide!
Parking: Please be mindful that some parking spots on St. Armands are a restricted 3-hour duration and the tour takes three hours. There is free parking available off both N. Adams (behind Columbia) and off S. Adams (behind Crab & Fin). These streets are just before you enter the circle if coming from Downtown Sarasota/mainland on John Ringling Blvd.
Please note that all tours require a minimum of 4 people. This does not mean one party must book 4 individuals, but that our total headcount achieves the minimum. We will notify you if we have not reached this capacity and will always strive to accommodate our valued guests!