About Social Eatery & Bar
“Social Eatery & Bar offers unforgettable Italian-American comfort food in a unique indoor/outdoor setting with an exceptional style that is refined yet casual and invites spontaneity. Old World charm kisses New World sophistication. Eat. Drink. Socialize.”
Social Eatery & Bar takes an inventive and original approach to traditional Italian-American comfort food that emphasizes the use of fresh-made and local ingredients.
For generations, Italian food has been amongst the most popular, if not the most popular, food in America. Today, those who dine at fine restaurants of every type continue to enjoy classic cuisine, and still demand creativity from the chef. Yet there is a new dynamic, an almost primal yearning for food that is healthy, fresh, local, delicious and fun.
Social Eatery & Bar hopes to combine our love for classic Italian comfort food with our desire for fresh and local ingredients.
Italian, American, Bar / Lounge / Bottle Service
Hours of Operation:
Sunday - Thursday: 5pm - 11pm
Friday and Saturday: 5pm - 12am
US 41 & 1st Street
$30 and under
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Complementary Valet is offered
Private Party Facilities:
Social Eatery & Bar offers a spectacularly unique and varied array of indoor and outdoor settings for you and your party to eat, drink and socialize.
Private Party Contact:
Private Dining Coordinator: 941-348-2781x
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Farm to Table, Fireplace, Full Bar, Late Night, Non-Smoking Area, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Smoking Area, Takeout, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine, Wine Bar
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Social Eatery & Bar Ratings and Reviews
Very disappointing. Had reservations da ...
Very disappointing. Had reservations days in advance but when we arrived, they said only tables available were outside. It was oppesssively hot & humid outside and still wet from recent showers. I told them I did not want to sit outside but was told that they " had to accommodate a large group that " might" take up all the indoor space.... We grudgingly agreed to sit outside, feeling we had no other choice (too late to find another place to eat).
After 15-20 minutes of sitting outside (dripping from the humidity) and several discussions with the waiter and manager, they suddenly " found" a table for us inside. By the way, there were several empty tables inside and I never saw the "large group."
Menu was far more appealing than the actual food, which was overpriced for what it was. No bread was ever offered.
Menu was seasonal, choices pasta and sea ...
Menu was seasonal, choices pasta and seafood, wood-fired pizzas. All very good. The open air design made for uncomfortably warm dining, even "inside", although it was, to be fair, July in Florida. Also, the noise level was such that you really cannot dine here for quiet conversation. The tables are very close and there are no plants, partitions, etc. to dampen noise. The women across from me at the next table was so loud I could hear her every word, even over that of my dining companion. Hence, I suppose, the "social" name. Good for groups, though.
SOCIAL is my favorite "go to" spot for e ...
SOCIAL is my favorite "go to" spot for excellent food in a fun, unique downtown environment. Young staff are energetic, friendly and accommodating. Menu features great variety along with daily specials. I always enjoy introducing SOCIAL to friends who have not been there - they always thank me and say "I'll be back!" The drink selection is inventive - I love the vanilla bean lemon drop martini. Be sure to try the calamari appetizer - best in town!
Service was excellent. Food this time an ...
Service was excellent. Food this time and last time, was too salty (chicken dish) and too spicy (meatballs) and the salad dressing had an extreme amount of vinegar. Our first visit was very good when we ordered a cheese and dried meat platter, and pizza.
Ambiance is very nice, providing both indoor and outdoor seating.
We enjoy Social and are frequent guest. ...
We enjoy Social and are frequent guest. The service is outstanding and the food is excellent. We love the indoor and outdoor atmosphere and also enjoy the outdoor bar with modern fire pits. I look forward to the Lamb meatballs on our next visit. My grouper was perfect and recommend it as well. They have talented bartenders as well.
We have been to this restaurant many tim ...
We have been to this restaurant many times in the past. This time service was slow even though the restaurant was not that busy. The cheese and meat platter was fair with cheeses that were very bland. We had to ask for the fig spread that normally comes with it. Our server was very slow and not very attentive. This used to be one of our go to restaurants prior to theater but will look for other options now
Food, service, ambiance and location are ...
Food, service, ambiance and location are all amazing!
Incredible pizza and food all around! Service and valet were impeccable! Outdoor cooling fans allow for enjoyable outdoor dining on warm FL summer evenings! A true gem!!!!
The food and drinks are not only very go ...
The food and drinks are not only very good but reasonable as well. They Have the best home made chips in town and the cuteist waitresses as well.
One can eat inside with air conditioning, outside but in the shade and in the back area by a fire pit.
All in all one of the niceist places for casual dining.
Food was excellent even though some of t ...
Food was excellent even though some of the menu items weren't available because of a busy w/e. I would think that they would have planned ahead for a holiday w/e.
Cocktails were creative and delicious. I will return.
We took out of town friends there for dinner and they loved it. The food was excellent as was the service. We were able to split a entree which was just right for my wife and I. The manager came by at the end of the meal to ask if everything was OK. I highly recommend the place.
Very good as usual-but the pizza was disappointing
We go to Social Eatery frequently when we are going to the theaters in the neighborhood. The food and service are always very good to excellent. On this particular evening, my wife ordered a pizza and was disappointed. It not only was unlike other dishes offered by the restaurant, but was actually somewhat tasteless. So be careful of the pizza, but everything else was excellent.
Delicious food great ambiance
Fun dining spot good for groups and to take people from out of town. The space is very pretty and modern, has a great fire place in the back to gather for casual cocktails. I would recommend the kale caesar salad and the pretzel dusted calamari. Also the shrimp scampi was delicious. We also ordered the meatballs but I would skip that it was nothing special. Overall had a great mea, service was lovely i would recommend.
Loved the Kale Cesar salad Very crispy ...
Loved the Kale Cesar salad Very crispy and fresh Doesn't get soggy like regular Cesar salad
My husband and I shared the meatball parmigiana skillet which was delicious We had it with fresh bread which the waitress told us we could have gratis on request - no need to pay extra for the banquette
Our first time at Social's and we had a ...
Our first time at Social's and we had a good meal and the service was attentive.Good options for small plates The meatballs were delicious. Don't be in a hurry if you eat here- come and relax and enjoy the food and service.
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