Welcome to C’est La Vie

An award-winning, authentic French bakery & café, now with two
locations serving Downtown Sarasota and Lakewood Ranch.

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.

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, and with a new café in Lakewood Ranch, we encourage you to stop in, grab a bite from the bakery, or enjoy an authentic French meal in our dining room.