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Since 1996 and through three owners, American, English and Italian the Original Word of Mouth in Gulf Gate, Sarasota is still as good as day one - why change a winning habit?

You are cordially invited to sit back, relax and enjoy a home cooked meal prepared by our kitchen. Here at the Original Word of Mouth, every seemingly insignificant detail receives special attention from our warm, inviting decor to each specially crafted variety of our freshly baked muffins to our signature menu items. We thank you for choosing the Original Word of Mouth.

Our Mission

To serve the freshest and best tasting breakfast, brunch and lunch to our customers in Sarasota.

Mario and Elena Mazzini have fulfilled their dream of owning a superb restaurant in the Sarasota area and are strong believers that the success of the Original Word of Mouth is all about teamwork, service and the quality of the food.

Your experience in our Word of Mouth home has been made possible by our valuable family of servers, bussers, cooks, bakers, dishwashers & hosts. We are all bound together by the spirit of teamwork and creative pride. We aspire to make your visit fun, memorable & delicious! We want to thank all of our customers who are responsible for making us busy and giving us job security. We have many daily regulars and we thank you for spreading “THE WORD”.

Our sole target is to make sure that our customers leave happy.

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