Florida’s Top Rated Local® Restaurants Award Winner: Antoine’s Restaurant

Top Rated Local® is pleased to announce that Antoine’s Restaurant is an award winner for restaurants in 2019.

If you are looking for an incredible dining experience in Sarasota, look no further than this award-winning company!

Antoine’s Restaurant has received many overwhelmingly positive reviews across six different verified sites with an average rating of 4.91 stars, earning them an impressive Rating Score™ of 99.15 and a 2019 Top Rated Local award for ranking as one of the top three restaurants in Florida!

Here’s just one of their many five-star reviews:

“This place is absolutely wonderful! The experience is first-rate from the moment you walk in until the very moment you leave. Everything tastes wholesome and homemade, with authentic, high-quality ingredients. Nothing tastes [like it comes from] a box or like it’s factory-processed. The owners are extremely friendly and take enormous pride in their restaurant and in the food they prepare and serve. This is truly a FINE DINING experience! This is Belgian- and French-inspired food at its local best and in a cozy setting! Do yourself a favor and dine here; you will NOT be disappointed!” – S.C.

It is because of excellent reviews like this that Antoine’s Restaurant is now able to call themselves a Top Rated Local award winner!

Not Your Average Restaurant

We were excited to learn all about Antoine’s Restaurant and how they have gotten where they are today, so we sat down with the owner, Olivier Georges.

The first thing we wanted to know was what it is that makes Antoine’s Restaurant stand apart from its competitors. Olivier said that the love and passion they have, both for food and for their customers, are what truly set them apart.

“We love people and food, so what better option than to come to our place?”

Olivier also shared that they are a small restaurant, with a total of 40 seats. They give their customers enough time to eat without having to worry about turning their table around, and they make a point to take care of every single customer they have.

We asked Olivier about the Antoine’s Restaurant business mission, or how they work to make the world a better place, and he shared:

“I think we make people happy. When people come here, they come hungry, and they leave happy and satisfied, not stuffed, just very satisfied. That’s what people tell me; we are very different because we care about people. Our goal is to make people happy.”

Building Success With Passion

Antoine’s Restaurant has earned a fantastic reputation, so we asked Olivier how they have managed to grow their business and get such great reviews.

“We don’t ask for [reviews], but they’re happy to [leave them] because they know that helps the business big time. Reviews are important to us. We provide the best we can. We work with love and passion, and that’s what we do.”

In addition to building the kind of online reputation that any small business would envy, Antoine’s Restaurant has spread the word about who they are and what they do exclusively through word of mouth!

There are many businesses out there that are looking to build as impressive a reputation as Antoine’s Restaurant has managed to. We asked if Olivier could share any expert advice with these companies. Here’s what he had to say:

“Put your passion into your business, and people will feel it. We are very passionate about what we do. In the restaurant business, if you don’t love it or are not passionate about it, then just don’t do it. That’s the problem with most restaurants… It’s not about the money. Of course, we need the money, but the purpose is happiness and doing something right for the people. That’s how we do it. We try to do something good for people. When people feel love, they love you and they help you. It is what it is.”

Congratulations to Antoine’s Restaurant for being a 2019 Top Rated Local award winner, and special thanks to Olivier for taking the time to speak with us!

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