About Euphemia Haye - Longboat Key, FL
Since 1980, Chef Raymond and D"Arcy Arpke have operated this exquisite restaurant set inside a charming island bungalow. Considered one of the most romantic "restaurants in the country." Euphemia Haye is well known for its creative and carefully sourced ingredients, impeccable service and intimate atmosphere. Featuring a diverse, satisfying, eclectic menu that "wows" diners with favorites including Euphemia Haye's famous Prime Pepper Steak, Roast Ducking with seasonal sauces, Sweetbreads, nightly Veal and fresh, local Fish specials. Food writers such as Fodor's and the New York Times, consistently describe Euphemia Haye as being "extraordinary" and "the stuff dreams are made of." Euphemia Haye is ranked among the nation's top restaurants. Please visit our web site at www.EuphemiaHaye.com for more of our menu offerings, awards, FAQ and to learn about the Haye Loft and make a reservation.
Global, International, Contemporary American, Bar / Lounge / Bottle Service
Hours of Operation:
Dinner; Sunday - Friday: 6:00pm - 10:00pm, Saturday: 5:30pm - 10:15pm
Gulf Bay Road
$50 and over
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Live piano jazz is featured nightly in our upstairs lounge.
Free parking is directly behind building, and across the side street.
There is an MCAT bus stop, one block north of us.
Chef Raymond Arpke
Private Party Facilities:
An intimate room that has a table large enough to seat 12 people. The private dining room seats at 6:00 p.m. or 9:00 p.m. A food and beverage minimum + tax and gratuity will apply.
Private Party Contact:
Colin Wilson: 9413833633x
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Counter Seating, Entertainment, Farm to Table, Full Bar, Late Night, Outdoor Smoking Area, Private Room, Wine
Special Events & Promotions:
Valentine's Day reservations are being taken by phone only. Please call our office at 941.383.3633 and speak with Amy, Monday - Friday from 10:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. to reserve your table
Euphemia Haye - Longboat Key, FL Ratings and Reviews
Very prompt sometimes rushed service. n ...
Very prompt sometimes rushed service. nice ambience. She had green tomatoes fantastic, I has sushimi average. She was told that they "just checked" and the daily fish special had not come in, so that was changed, hard to imagine they would not have know that beforehand. Her fish was way over creamed could not taste the snapper. I had the most bland sweetbreads I have experienced in a longtime. The service certainly was attentive, however the push to sell dessert upstairs was a little aggressive and persistent. I would not go back there are other places more worthy of the time and money.
The good was very tasty and the wine lis ...
The good was very tasty and the wine list was rather robust and sophisticated. The downstairs room is good for dining but a bit small in case there is a large group. Reservation recommended. The upstairs room has live music and delicious homemade desserts!! Worth the price and drive.
Always make an effort to go here on our ...
Always make an effort to go here on our vacation. Have been going for over 20 years and have never been disappointed. Great dessert experience too. Love the Haye Loft with a reduced menu, but same good service and tasty food, drinks and desserts.
This is our yearly go to restaurant for ...
This is our yearly go to restaurant for Thanksgiving and Christmas dinner. Great menu and service. Welcoming staff and friendly wait staff, very efficient, nice upstairs loft/bar often with music, pleasant surroundings, knowledgeable bar tender. Highly recommend this well established restaurant.
My experience at Thanksgiving was disapp ...
My experience at Thanksgiving was disappointing.
First, I was seated in a very loud room with a large party. I asked to move and they said no, I waited but then asked to move upstairs or leave, then they moved us. I had the duck. The meat was dry but I guess because it was a smaller portion. Apple pie
Was outsmding. I eat here about twice a year and will continue to do so but not on the holidays.
Amazing little restaurant that never dis ...
Amazing little restaurant that never disappoints...the owner chef came around and made sure everything was ok personally...our waiter was great....the food amazing...the duck is the best we have ever had...a great dinner with family
Five of us spent $250 on a driver with a ...
Five of us spent $250 on a driver with a car to go to dinner at Euphemia Haye for our annual trip (however four of us just bought houses nearby). The food was outstanding as usual. However the service was horrible for many unacceptable reasons. First of all, we called ahead to see if we could bring our own wine (yes). Corkage fee was not a problem. We arrived 1/2 hour before our reservation but we were seated anyways (early) as they were not busy/full. Our waiter was Clarke, who had an attitude before we even sat down. Clarke took forever to wait on us at any level of service. Was it because we brought our own wine? There was an hour or more between the appetizers and the next course. Clarke RARELY checked on us, asked if we wanted to buy any of the house wine or poured any of the wines that we brought (that was okay. Since we brought it with own own corkscrew we didn't mind pouring our own wine). Our dinner took 2 1/2 hours and we did not have time to order any dessert. In fact, at that point we just asked for our check although we usually go upstairs and spend a lot of money on desserts and after dinner drinks but we had NO TIME because our driver was waiting for us. Our meal was $350 plus tip. Needless to say we were not going to give Clarke our usual 20% tip. As Clarke walked by he yelled out to us that he had not charged a corkage fee for EVERY bottle that we brought with us (were we suppose to add that $20 to his tip??). We will definately be back to Euphemia Haye but the management needs to have a little talk with our waiter, Clarke.
Vacationing on Anna Maria Island for the ...
Vacationing on Anna Maria Island for the first time with some idea about where to eat. Euphemia Haye was not on the list but drove past and decided to check out the menu. I'm a sweetbread fan. So, whenever I find a place with sweetbreads, I go .....and was not disappointed. My wife had the snapper and was equally pleased.
Nice wine list.
Liked the place so much, decided to go back 3 nights later.
EH is always a great place to eat. Price ...
EH is always a great place to eat. Prices are higher than some others on Longboat, but not inconsistent with the quality of the food and service. I always feel as though I have received good value for my money. We eat in the main dining room 4-6 times a year, but up in the Haye Loft a couple of times a month. This is just a great restaurant!..I have NEVER been disappointed!!
Beautiful setting and wonderful food and ...
Beautiful setting and wonderful food and cocktails. Dining rooms quiet. After dinner we went upstairs to the desert room and in the bar was a singer/key board playing
It was a wonderful and memorable evening. What a treasure of a restaurant.
Delicious Gourmet Food with a Unique Twi ...
Delicious Gourmet Food with a Unique Twist. We were on vacation in Sarasota and decided to experience some of the fine restaurants in the area. I am a vegetarian and I had a wonderful salad, the green olive soup which was AMAZING! And fried Green Tomatoes. Service, Ambiance, Upstairs dessert room, Food,....all Excellent. Great location! Highly Recommend. We are minorities and received the same excellent service as all others. The owners (front of the house and the chef) were accommodating. Love the chef coming to the table to receive feedback and check on the guests. Fabulous and upscale.
We were disappointed in our dining exper ...
We were disappointed in our dining experience at Euphemia Haye. My husband and I dined there in fall 2015 and had a very good meal with good service, however when we returned this year the service was mediocre (there was a strange mention of moving us to another table if we wanted dessert and the server seemed generally disinterested) and the food was not of the quality I'd expect for the price.
Gourmet cooking and outstanding service, ...
Gourmet cooking and outstanding service, topped off with fresh local foods. Perfect for celebrations and one of a kind evenings. From salads with chilled forks to ultra fresh desserts, it was first class. Not our first visit and certainly more to come!
This is the second time my wife and I we ...
This is the second time my wife and I went here for our anniversary, and it was the same amazing experience the second time as it was the first time. Intimate setting, amazing food, and outstanding service all add up to an amazing overall experience. Plus, the dessert room is an amazing way to top off a great dinner date!
We made reservations for a special dinne ...
We made reservations for a special dinner for 2. I immediately loved the ambience of this very charming restaurant. We had a lovely table for two by the window. Our wine was wonderful and very affordable. I love roast duck and was very pleased that I ordered it. My husband loved his strip steak. The service was super. Our only issue was that they seated a party of 5 right next to us while the rest of the room was empty except for one other table. This party was boisterously celebrating an event and made conversation between my husband and me impossible and uncomfortable.
Despite that problem, we loved the restaurant, and the food, and make this a regular stop when we visit Longboat.
Euphemia Haye is always a favorite "must ...
Euphemia Haye is always a favorite "must-dine" when we visit the Longboat Key area. It's always consistent in gourmet-quality food and the atmosphere so inviting. The staff is friendly and knowledgeable about the menu and attentive to guests. And, the banana-nut bread to start the meal is a real treat!
There were 4 of us there for my wife's b ...
There were 4 of us there for my wife's birthday. We were seated quickly. The food was great, the wine selection was great. Everything was very good except the waiter. He was too in a hurry to get done with us and move on to some other table. He did not explain the specials very well, he rushed us through our ordering process (I wasn't even done yet when he went on to the next person) and he did not explain the wine selection when I asked him to. We've been here many times and never had such a bad experience with any of the wait staff.
We were first time at the restaurant, wa ...
We were first time at the restaurant, was Sarasota restaurant week.
We all had a pre-set menu as a special.
Duck liver in appetizer was dry, two of us had a filet as a main course -
it was TASTELESS,couldn't finish.
The highlight was a duck-excellent!
Overall -restaurant is very dated,no view,feel cramped.
Dont think im going back.
Lost its luster. Ok if you live nearby I ...
Lost its luster. Ok if you live nearby I suppose with little else to choose from. No longer worth the drive off the mainland. At first I thought we just got a weak server, then the mediocre food started arriving. After 30 adult years living in the area, this spot is of my restaurant destination list.
Service was not overly friendly. We wer ...
Service was not overly friendly. We were stuck at a table near a door which has not been cleaned in a very, very long time. Wine suggestion was excellent but they only had one bottle of it. Food was delicious and plated attractively.
Desert room was noisy, deserts were generous portions and very good. Again, wait staff were not very friendly. Not rude exactly but they seemed to be a bit put out to be there. For 4 people, our bill was about $400.00. At that price, I would expect a pleasant smile at least once.
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