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"Derek Barnes, Sarasota's chief culinary innovator."  Brian Ries, Creative Loafing

Dinner Menu | Simple Grills | Kids | Desserts

What's For Dinner?


SOUP

House Gumbo with File Rice 6.

SMALL PLATES

New Orleans Style BBQ Shrimp 10.
rosemary biscuit, citrus honey

 

Yellow Fin Tuna Tartare “Kentuckyaki” 11.
toasted benne seeds, crispy parsnips,
peanut vinaigrette

 

Fried Green Tomatoes 8.
tomato preserves, Crescent City remoulade

 

Jar of Chicken Liver Pâté 9.
mirliton pickles, Creole mustard, onion jam,
grilled bread

 

Pan Roasted Calamari 10.
muffaletta toast, preserved lemon,
sweet garlic emulsion

 

PEI Mussels 10.
sautéed mussels, chickpeas, house made
andouille, sweet peppers, grilled tomato butter

 

Cracker Jack” Salad 7.
country ham cracklin’, spinach, roasted
apple vinaigrette, caramel corn, peanuts,
farmers cheese

 

Kale Salad 8.
cranberry, goat cheese crumbles,
candied pecans, shallot, lemon vinaigrette

 

Janie’s Wedge Salad 9.
cherry tomatoes, crispy onion rings,
blue cheese emulsion, warm bacon vinaigrette

 

Caesar Salad 7.
creamy, toasted anchovy vinaigrette,
aged parmesan, crouton, grated lemon

 

PASTA

Roasted Ashley Farms Chicken 12.
bucatini, blistered red peppers, wild mushroom, tarragon cream sauce

 

Wild Pink Shrimp & Cortez Bottarga 16.
capellini, sweet peas, toasted garlic, basil, mint, lemon, grated parmesan

Voodoo Crawfish 14.
linguini, olives, capers, toasted garlic, chilis,
Creole tomato sauce

FLATBREAD

Smoked Pulled Pork 12.
rustic peach BBQ, thyme, farmers cheese

 

Short Rib 13.
caramelized onion, wild mushroom &
tarragon purée, toasted garlic, blue cheese

 

Roasted Vegetable 12.
popcorn pesto, Cortez bottarga

 

Caprese 12.
tomatoes, mozzarella, olive oil, torn basil,
balsamic glaze

 

ENTREES

Prime Burger 12.
smoked cheddar, brioche bun, toasted garlic fries

 

Lindy Lou's Fish Tacos 16.
fish of the day, toasted peanut slaw, house made smoked garlic hot sauce, farmers cheese, dirty rice

 

Shrimp & Grits 24.
Gulf shrimp, Anson Mills cheddar grits,
andouille gravy

 

Cornmeal Crusted Red Snapper 24.
dirty rice, watercress, Crescent City remoulade

 

Ashley Farms Chicken Breast 19.
bacon braised collard greens, roasted tomato
bread pudding, sweet garlic reduction

 

Grilled Double Cut Pork Chop 24.
pulled pork and maple hash, caramelized
Brussels sprouts, crispy onions, molé sauce

 

Braised Short Ribs 21.
garlic mashed potatoes, wild mushrooms,
baby green bean, red wine reduction

 

Yellow Fin Tuna 25.
green onion-sweet corn fritter, salad of watercress, pickled mirliton, radish & red pepper,
crawfish bordelaise

 

Catch of the Day market.
sweet corn succotash, Cortez bottarga,
Anson Mills stone ground grits

 

Southern Fried Tofu & Waffles 16.
braised kale, toasted garlic caramel

 

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Simple Grills

Petite Filet market.
Skirt Steak 19.
Ashley Farms Free Range Chicken Breast 19.

Wild Scottish Salmon 19.
Catch of the Day market.
Florida Keys Pink Shrimp 24.

Starch: roasted garlic mashed potatoes, herb roasted Yukon gold potatoes,
toasted garlic French fries

Veggies: green beans, Brussels sprouts

Sauce: Crescent City remoulade, preserved lemon butter,
house made Worcestershire, blue cheese glacage

 

 

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For the Little Ones

Coleman's All Natural Crispy Chicken Tenders
served with carrot sticks or French fries
7.

Snake River Farms Hot Hog
served with carrot sticks or French fries
6.

Grilled Salmon
served with carrot sticks or French fries
7.

Pasta, Butter and Parmesan
5.

Cheese Pizza
6.

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Desserts

Dark & Stormy
ginger curd, caramelized pineapple, coconut crumble
6.

Bread Pudding Beignets
banana cream custard, Café au Lait caramel, shaved chocolate
7.

Chocolate Custard
passion fruit gelée, candied pecans
6.

Shortbread Cookies
3.

Frozen Trio
5.

 

MENU ITEMS SUBJECT TO CHANGE AT ANY TIME...

 

 

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Hours of Operation

Lunch:
COMING SOON


Dinner:
Monday - Saturday 5:00 - 10:00

 

Derek's
Rustic, Coastal, Cuisine
5516 Manatee Avenue West
Bradenton, FL 34209

 

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Location

Derek's Culinary Casual restaurant is located in West Bradenton on Manatee Avenue.

Derek's
Rustic, Coastal, Cuisine
5516 Manatee Avenue West
Bradenton, FL 34209

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Reservations

Reservations are not required, but are recommended. Give us a call to set you up!

941-794-1100

Tidbits

"Chef Derek Barnes creates dishes that are adventurous and precise at the same time. He plays with textures and flavors, pushing the gastronomic envelope at one of the most interesting and best restaurants in town."
Brian Ries, Creative Loafing

Recognition

Derek is very honored and proud to be recognized by the following culinary institutions:

 

Zagats

Zagat:
Derek's previous location was listed, in the prestigious ZAGAT Guide as one of "America's Best Restaurant's."

Zagats

James Beard Foundation:
Chef & Owner, Derek Barnes, was a semi-finalist for the 2009 James Beard Awards, "Best Chef South." The James Beard Awards are known as the "Oscars" of the food world.

Zagats

Florida Trend Magazine, Golden Spoon Awards:
Every year Florida Trend Magazine will honor Exceptional restaurants with a "Golden Spoon Award." We have received this award since 2008 and hope to be a part of this coveted award for many years to come.

 

 


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