Our Location

The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art
5401 Bay Shore Road
Sarasota, FL 34243

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Food & Drink

On Campus

The Ringling Grillroom– casual fine dining for lunch and dinner
Located in the Visitor’s Pavilion, reservations are recommended. Call for carry out.
Phone: 941-360-7390

Mable’s Coffee and Tea – coffee/tea products and light fare
Second floor of Visitor’s Pavilion – use elevator from lobby or stairs inside the Museum Store

North Sarasota Restaurants – Close to The Ringling

Rico’s Pizzeria ($) – walking distance and great pizza
5131 N Tamiami Trail, Sarasota, FL | 941-358-9958

Kasa Sushi ($) – Go to spot for Japanese food
4195 N Tamiami Trail, Sarasota, FL

Mirna’s Cuban Cuisine ($) – Local favorite for Cuban food
7980 N Tamiami Trail, Sarasota, FL 34243

Mama G’s Coffee Bakery ($) – Family-owned German bakery
8431 N Tamiami Trail, Sarasota, FL 34243
Monday – Saturday 6:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Downtown Sarasota

Marina Jack Patio Bar & Grill ($$) – American bar on the marina, perfect for catching sunsets
2 Marina Plaza, Sarasota, FL

Marina Jack Dining Room ($$$) – Lunch & Dinner; Reservations recommended
2 Marina Plaza, Sarasota, FL

Boca Kitchen Bar & Market ($$$) – Upscale farm to table
19 S. Lemon St, Sarasota, FL

Owen’s Fish Camp ($$) – Local favorite for seafood – always packed so go early
516 Burns Ct, Sarasota, FL

Indigenous Restaurant ($$$) – One of Sarasota’s premier restaurants, ethically sourced. Reservations recommended.
239 S. Links Ave, Sarasota, FL


The Ringling welcomes out of town visitors! We do not have a room block rate for this event. Hotels within walking distance are located near Sarasota International Airport. Hotels a short drive away are in Downtown Sarasota and neighboring Bradenton.


Sarasota International Airport: SRQ is a short 2-minute drive from the museum.

Tampa International Airport: TPA is an hour-long drive from the museum.

Explore Sarasota

The Ringling is in the heart of Florida’s Cultural Coast©. Long recognized as an area of natural beauty, Sarasota also hosts a rich mix of art, theater, music, film, and architecture. Learn more about Sarasota