Welcome to Arts & Central

Creative Cuisine. Casual Scene.

This is Arts & Central… Where a casual scene converges with creative cuisine in perfect harmony.

We’ve mastered the art of crafting high-quality, gourmet dishes without the pretentiousness. Our atmosphere is as laid-back as it is inviting, where friends and neighbors gather to savor mouth-watering masterpieces while enjoying relaxed vibes.

Discover a dining experience that’s at the crossroads where laid-back vibes meet gourmet delights.

Kick back & relax

Unwind & Savor

Our inviting atmosphere welcomes you to take it easy while embarking on a flavorful journey. No need for formality here – we’ve created a space where comfort and sophistication coexist.

This Month's Featured Artists

Beck Lane

Beck Lane has been an artist & painter in various forms, off and on for over four decades. In 2010, Lane decided to put full focus on developing intent-driven work. Her work can be found in collections from Qatar to South America and throughout the US., as well as in multiple galleries, including Chasen Galleries, Sarasota, and blu Egg Interiors Gallery, Fort Lauderdale. 

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Beck's work has been seen on Nightline News as well as ABC7. Earlier this year, Lane began lending her abilities to SEE Alliance, the youth-lead social justice group. The artist is also working with Avenue of Art/the Int'l Sarasota Chalk Festival group, developing sidewalk art that can be found throughout Burns Square. In March 2024, Lane received the Halo Art Projects Fellowship award, as well as the honor of bring the first individual artist to receive the Johnson/Singer Award. Beck Lane is a member of the Portrait Society of America.

Fresh Made

We use only the freshest ingredients that will leave your taste buds wanting more.

Decidedly Delicious

Discover an ambiance where the everyday becomes the extraordinary.

Natural Food

We source locally grown, fresh ingredients and prepare them with care.

Discover Our

Great Flavors

Paquillo & Goat Cheese

Piquillo & Goat Cheese

Bourbon Reduction, EVOO

Crab Puppies

Crab Puppies

Corn, Jalapeno, Cheddar, Flight of Dipping Sauces

Lamb Sliders

Lamb Sliders

Feta, Caramelized Onion, Sumac

Whipped Feta

Whipped Feta

Ricotta & Goat Cheese, Fermented Honey, Candied Fruit, Pita

We Believe In

Creative Culinary Craftsmanship

Our Executive Chef Erik is a true artisan, turning fresh, high-quality ingredients into culinary masterpieces. Our menu is a fusion of flavors and inspirations, celebrating the art of taste in every dish we serve. We invite you to embark on a dining adventure that dazzles your senses and elevates your palate.

We Believe In

Creative Culinary Craftsmanship

Our Executive Chef Erik is a true artisan, turning fresh, high-quality ingredients into culinary masterpieces. Our menu is a fusion of flavors and inspirations, celebrating the art of taste in every dish we serve. We invite you to embark on a dining adventure that dazzles your senses and elevates your palate.

Join Us For

Live Music & Cocktails

Courtyard-Cocktail

COURTYARD COCKTAILS

Step up to our Courtyard Cocktail beverage window, where you can get something cold and refreshing to sip in the courtyard or out by the fire pit.

Beer Garden night

LIVE MUSIC

Let's add some rhythm to your dining experience! Enjoy live music in the courtyard every Thursday evening and on our patio (weather permitting) on Fridays and Saturdays.

All Desserts

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Sarasota Sunday Brunch

Now Serving Brunch

11am – 4pm every Sunday