The Colony Restaurants offer diners cuisine inspired by regional and global flavors. Its spectacular waterfront views, impeccable service and award-winning wine list make it the Gulf Coast’s premier dining destination, and a Longboat Key and Sarasota tradition that has been celebrated for over forty years. Whether it be for a romantic dinner, family gathering, business lunch or a night out with friends, your dining experience at The Colony Dining Room will transcend the ordinary. From the day The Colony Dining Room opened on Longboat Key, it quickly caught the attention of the local sophisticates and the international travel set alike. This classic restaurant offers Florida's finest view of the Gulf of Mexico. Here you will rediscover the true origin of fine waterfront dining.