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Chart House

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201 Gulf of Mexico Dr, Longboat Key, FL 34228-4022 (Longboat Club)
+1 941-383-5593
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04:30 - 09:30
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Sun 16:30 - 21:00
Mon - Sat 04:30 - 09:30
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Longboat Key, Florida
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Chart House is well located at the Southern tip of Longboat Key, Fl. The menu is sophisticated and expensive. The view from the window wall is lovely. It has a very active bar crowd and menu. Also known for their salad bar. Noise level can be high. It is suitable for families with children, would not suggest toddlers or babies.

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Santa Barbara, California
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Buying the card isn't the same as getting a benefit. If you use a gift card that had not been pointed to you, you will not get points for your meal. What a rip off.

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Ontario Canada
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102 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fine dining restaurant that also has a fantastic deal for Happy Hour between 4:30 and 6:30. Inexpensive drinks and tasty appetizers at great prices. I had two beers, some truffle Parmesan fries, crab cakes for about $16. Pleasant atmosphere, friendly people. Recommend a visit.

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Thank JohnG
Longboat Key, Florida
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16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Chart house has a excellent restaurant ambiance! It needs to speed up on service and make sure it does not consistently run out of the specials it advertises. Every occasion that we have gone in the past two years they have run out of the prime rib. It is not that we arrived late in the evening and I could... More 

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Thank Floridawalt
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We made a semi-last minute reservation, so was not expecting a great table, but to our surprise we had a corner table by the window. Our experience up to and including dessert was simply amazing. When you are in Sarasota, make the Chart House one of your evenings out, you will not be disappointed. Scot C

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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This Chart house can be found just a few miles from downtown Sarasota, in Longboat Key. It's waterfront location is both beautiful and relaxing. Although the Chart House is a fine dining restaurant they do have a great happy hour with some nice inexpensive food options. For dinner we starters with their chopped spinach salad with warm bacon dressing which... More 

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sarasota FL
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 187 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you get there before 6, you can eat at the wonderful salad bar plus have a delicious dinner. I had the prime rib for $25 and it was mouth-watering good. The views can not be beat!

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Cincinnati
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19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went for drinks and appetizers at 5 pm with no wait to be seated at the bar . Beautifully decorated with a Great view of the Gulf . Rex The Bar tender was super efficient taking excellent care of us . For starters we got the Mediterranean Hummus tasting , that had avocado , roasted red pepper , grilled pita... More 

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Marietta, Georgia
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35 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This pace is owned by same folks as Del Mare and are also adding on covered dining to their outside beach view area. Also have large inside dining. We ate outside to enjoy the rolling surf sounds as it was dark. Soon to be world famous hush puppy appetizer was overly dry and won't likely be anytime soon but the... More 

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Longboat Key, Florida
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12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Super busy place on Christmas Day yet hostess was polite and welcoming They apologized like 3 times while we were waiting for a table despite we didn't wait for not even 3 min Waitress was great Good food as usual Definitely will return

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$50
Cuisine
American, Seafood
Meals
Breakfast, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, View, Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
16:30 - 21:00
Monday
04:30 - 09:30
Tuesday
04:30 - 09:30
Wednesday
04:30 - 09:30
Thursday
04:30 - 09:30
Friday
04:30 - 09:30
Saturday
04:30 - 09:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 201 Gulf of Mexico Dr, Longboat Key, FL 34228-4022
    (Longboat Club)
  • Public Transportation: In front of restaurant on Gulf of Mexico Drive
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Longboat Key
  • Phone Number: +1 941-383-5593
Description
Located just west of Sarasota on beautiful Longboat Key, Chart House boasts a dramatic interior décor that almost outshines its stunning view of the Gulf of Mexico. Combine the extraordinary setting with outstanding cuisine, & it’s not hard to see why this tropical retreat is a longtime favorite. Since 1961, Chart House has been dedicated to providing the ideal dining experience. With 29 historic, waterfront & showcase locations across the U.S., Chart House offers spectacular views & exceptional service that you’re sure to enjoy. From signature fish specialties and seafood to succulent steaks, our renowned chefs have tailored a menu to complement local cuisine while introducing a hint of the exotic. Choose from our famous entrées such as Macadamia Crusted Mahi, Miso Glazed Salmon & our slow-roasted Prime Rib. We also offer a daily selection of fresh fish, an extensive collection of fine wines and our famous Hot Chocolate Lava Cake. Fabulous happy hour and patio!

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?