CaffeCaffe Senior Member Joined: 27 Oct 2003 Posts: 95 Location: Fort Worth, TX Expertise: I love coffee
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Posted Mon Mar 22, 2004, 8:44am Subject: Re: Coffee Houses/Cafes in Sarasota, FL
I have a friend who lives on Longboat Key. I had an espresso at a small shop on Saint Amarands Circle. (probably spelled it wrong). As I remember he also makes gelato. I know the shop is on the circle, just don't know where exactly.
hameric Senior Member Joined: 28 Mar 2004 Posts: 1 Location: SarasotaFL Expertise: Pro Barista
Posted Sun Mar 28, 2004, 1:30pm Subject: Re: Coffee Houses/Cafes in Sarasota, FL
A new coffee shop has opened up on N.Tamiami Trail across from Ringling School of Art & Design. I am one of the Baristas. My co-workers are true coffee snobs. You have a choice to kind of Espresso. The default espresso is Avier...Anyone interested in an espresso taste test email me. Eric
Posted Mon Feb 18, 2013, 1:57pm Subject: Re: Coffee Houses/Cafes in Sarasota, FL
There is a shop in St. Armand's Circle opening up soon called Perq Coffee Bar. They have a Slayer and a Faema lever machine, and will be pulling shots from places like Coava (confirmed) and possibly Heart and a few others.
I don't know of any other good shops in Sarasota, however, if you would like to make the drive up to Tampa, I work part-time in a shop/roastery called Buddy Brew Coffee. There's Axum Coffee in Winter Garden, Barnies Coffee Kitchen in Orlando, Panther in Miami, and Volta in Gainesville. Unfortunately Florida is a bit of a coffee wasteland.
Edge Senior Member Joined: 17 Mar 2004 Posts: 57 Location: North Florida Expertise: I love coffee
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Posted Wed May 22, 2013, 11:40am Subject: Re: Coffee Houses/Cafes in Sarasota, FL
Perq is open in the Hillview area. Google it and you'll find the address. I have not yet been there, but it was highly recommended by a neighbor of ours who is somewhat of a coffee geek himself. Next time we're in SRQ, I plan on checking them out. My neighbor, who travels the country each week for his job (in a similar industry), stated it was one of the best coffee shops he had been to.
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