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Arts & Eats Restaurant and Gallery

Chef Jim Copening and Donna Slawsky at Arts & Eats

It is with mixed emotions that Donna and Chef Jim are announcing their retirement as of May 14th, 2018.  We are so grateful to you, our friends and supporters for making Arts & Eats a success and for allowing us to serve you for the past 6 seasons.  Stay tuned for Donna and Jim's next adventures.  You can stay in touch with us by signing up for our mailing list on the right side of this page.

Our last day is Mother's Day, Sunday May 13th.  We'll be serving brunch from 11-2 and dinner from 4-9 that day.  Please join us.  Reserve at 941-201-6647 or on Open Table.

Bradenton Herald article about closing

Arts & Eats Restaurant and Gallery is located in the heart of the Village of the Arts in Bradenton, Florida at 1114 12th Street West. Our phone number is 941-201-6647.

Arts & Eats was awarded the Small Business of the Year Award by the Manatee Chamber of Commerce in 2017, the Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence and the Diners Choice Award on Open Table.  Our cuisine is world class, created by Chef Jim Copening.  The diverse menu highlights flavors from all over the world -- Asian, Italian, French, American, and more.

We pride ourselves on bringing people together through amazing food by Chef Jim Copening artwork by local artists, and service that has you enter as a guest and leave as a friend.  The restaurant is located in the heart of the Village of the Arts and is open Monday from 6-9pm, Wednesday and Thursday 5-8pm for dinner and Friday and Saturday from 12-3pm for lunch and 6-9pm for dinner.