Sarasota's Stonewood Grill & Tavern primarily offers steak and seafood dining in a polished but casual atmosphere. While the menu reflects a wide range of culinary influences, from Asian to Italian, the cuisine is, for the most part, contemporary American, with burgers, fries and sandwiches.
Sarasota's Stonewood Grill & Tavern maintains two Sarasota locations, one in North Sarasota and the other in South Sarasota. The restaurants belong to the Stonewood Restaurant Group, which currently operates 12 locations throughout Florida as of 2016. Stonewood Grill & Tavern of North Sarasota maintains a profile page on OpenTable.com and indicates that the price range of its menu is approximately $30 and under.
The entrée menu includes steaks and chops, fresh fish and entrée salads. There are starters, such as bruschetta, fried calamari, smoked salmon, mild buffalo wings and seared ahi tuna. Fish entrées include rainbow trout, mahi-mahi and grouper, and each accompanies two sides, such as broccoli, rice pilaf, mixed vegetables, creamed spinach or buttermilk whipped potatoes.
Each Stonewood Grill & Tavern features its own assortment of chef's selections, which vary from season to season but always include fresh seafood dishes, such as shrimp Palermo, cedar plank-roasted salmon and herb-encrusted grouper.
The drinks menu consists of martinis, assorted cocktails and a full wine list, with groups of chardonnay, pinot noirs, red blends, and a group of merlot and cabernet sauvignon.