Welcome to C’est La Vie

an award-winning, popular location in the heart of downtown Sarasota with indoor & outdoor dining

Breakfast • Lunch •Dinner

Discover Our Story

C’est La Vie was created as a place to experience the exceptional tastes of France through food, drink, and shared moments. Located in historic downtown Sarasota, we encourage you to stop in, grab a bite from the bakery, or enjoy an authentic, french meal in our dining room.

Seasonal Favorites

Holiday Treats Order Today

Bûches De Nöel is right around the corner—don’t wait to place your order for our sweet, holiday treats!

Call us at 941-906-9575 to place your order

Homemade Recipes

Check out Our Menus

Tasting is believing when it comes to the delicious food at C’est La Vie. Choose from our most popular menu items such as our quiche, crepes, croissants, and sandwiches made on freshly-baked bread.

Handcrafted with care

Baked Fresh Daily

C’est La Vie prides itself on baking fresh, authentic french recipes from Paris. With a warehouse bakery located in the heart of Sarasota, you know you are getting fresh, delicious pastry every day.