Carmel Café & Wine Bar is happy to join this year with other restaurants in presenting an extended Savor Sarasota celebration for the area’s finest dishes at budget-friendly prices. Savor Sarasota menu will run until the end of June with a special priced three-course menu. Carmel Café is offering a prix-fixe dinner option for $29.00 per person. Be sure to check out cocktail and wine specials by the glass and by the bottle. Dinner First Course: (Choice of one) Seared Ahi tuna with vegetable crisps, edamame hummus, sumac oil, sesame seeds. Shrimp Ceviche, made with citrus marinated shrimp along with peppers, cilantro and avocado. Served with vegetable crisps. Or Meatball Lollipops, veal, beef and pork. Or Margherita flatbread. Dinner Second Course (Choice of one) cup of tomato basil soup or sausage & lentil soup or lobster bisque or black olive Caesar salad or Carmel Cafe house salad.
Dinner Third Course: (Choice of one) Chicken Madeira or braised short ribs served with a side of creamy Asiago polenta. Or basil grilled salmon on a bed of haricot verts topped with kalamata olive tapenade. Or spinach gnocchi finished in a Parmesan cream sauce.
Carmel Café & Wine Bar creates a dining experience defined by innovative cuisine, variety of serving sizes for both food and beverages and an evolutionary menu IPad ordering system that offers guests a simple and easy way to customize and time their entire meal. Modern Mediterranean, known at Carmel Café as Mod Med, is a contemporary interpretation of classic dishes from countries such as Italy, Spain, France, Greece and Morocco. Mod Med dishes incorporate and update traditional foods from Mediterranean regions to highlight fresh, natural flavors. Carmel Café is located at Shoppes at University Center, 8433 Cooper Creek Blvd. Sarasota. 941-893-5955. For more information and to see the entire menu, visit: carmelcafe.com.