For over 35 years, Euphemia Haye restaurant is a well-known culinary jewel. It has earned longstanding notoriety within the Golden Spoon Hall of Fame. For locals, this is one of their favourite dining spots.

Euphemia Haye's casual elegance is a favorite for over five generations to locals who patronize the restaurant and its upper level jazz bar the Hay Loft. The romantic atmosphere is seated in a lush tropical surrounding where dinner for two or with family and friends is superbly accommodated. Owner and Chef Ray Arpke released a book about his life and cooking called, “You don´t have to be crazy, but it helps”, it’s brimming with tasty recipes and inspiring anecdotes. Ray runs the restaurant with his wife D´Arcy. Rays is known for signature dishes such Crisp Roast Duckling served with bread stuffing paired with a freshseasonal berry sauce, flambéed Prime Peppered Steak and Veal Specials. Your culinary experience isn’t complete until you step upstairs into the Haye Loft for drinks and desserts.

5540 Gulf of Mexico Drive, Longboat Key (941) 383-3633,