Neighborhoods value their pubs as a place to socialize, just as they value the ends of their rainbows as a place to find extra parking-meter change. Enjoy camaraderie at close proximity with today's Groupon: for $10, you get $20 worth of pub fare and drinks at Meadows Village Pub in Sarasota.
The chefs at Meadows Village Pub dish up comforting pub favorites alongside a hearty menu of all-American cuisine in the convivial clasp of its 160-seat eatery. Grant voluminous appetites an epicurean prologue with a slew of beer-battered chicken tenders ($7.95) before gobbling up the bangers and mash that’s soaked in gravy like Mr. Potato Head’s hairpiece ($10.95). Other pub grub includes piping plates of slow-cooked pot roast ($12.95), and succulent cuts of calf’s liver peppered with grilled onions and bacon ($13.95). Guests can also wrap their paws around a heaving selection of jam-packed sandwiches ($7.95–$8.95), sizzling burgers ($7.95–$9.45), and double-chocolate cakes ($3.95) that make delicious desserts or secure hiding spots for wedding rings.
Meadows Village Pub’s bustling dining room comes equipped with snug booths and a full bar stocked with draft beers and house wines. Their lakeside patio unveils picturesque views of the Meadows Plaza and the lake’s chatty cadre of spirit-swilling mermen. Live music and karaoke courses through the eatery’s interior several nights a week, including blues jams on Sunday nights.