Since its opening in November 2001, Vernona restaurant continues to receive comprehensive coverage and recognitions that are consistent with the commitment to provide the finest personal service and facilities for their guests including AAA's Four Diamond Award and the Mobil Four-Star Award. Additionally Vernona was recognized as “Best Overall” restaurant in Florida by Florida International magazine and has received six Golden Spoon Awards from Florida Trend magazine.
The restaurant is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner and features an award-winning Sunday Brunch druing seasonally.
Guests may enjoy dining outside on the veranda overlooking Sarasota Bay, or inside with fresh floral arrangements, linen tableclothes and sparkling chandeliers.
Executive Service Luncheon at VernonaAn expeditiously-served business lunch offering a three-course meal served in one presentation in less than 15 minutes. A variety of prix fixe menus are available and are served in Vernona weekdays, Monday through Friday, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. (closing time) in addition to the regular Vernona lunch menu.
Early TemptationsCome be tempted with some of Vernona's most innovative creations between 6 - 6:30 p.m. at a special price! The three-course dinner is offered at $35. Vernona is the highest rated restaurant in Sarasota and number three in the state according to Zagat Survey.
Sunday Brunch The Ritz-Carlton, Sarasota turns its exceptionally rated culinary talents to one of America's favorite weekend pastimes, Sunday Brunch. Served indoors in the hotel's signature restaurant, Vernona, and outside on the terrace where you can admire the bay through the swaying palms and watch the boats at the marina. Sunday Brunch features an array of specialties from around the world that winds its way through the Lobby Lounge on more than twelve culinary stations. Brunch is accompanied by a complimentary glass of champagne with seatings from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Reservations are highly recommended. Please call 941-309-2008.