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Lucky Pelican

6239 Lake Osprey Dr, Sarasota, FL 34240-8433
+1 941-907-0589
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good28%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“fresh seafood” (56 reviews)
“oysters” (62 reviews)
“hogfish” (13 reviews)
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All hours
American, Seafood, Soups, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
6239 Lake Osprey Dr, Sarasota, FL 34240-8433
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1 - 10 of 639 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My family and I were here once on 4/2/17 and will never return. We went on a Sunday afternoon and from what I heard later from people, that is not a good time to go because they close early. My son ordered the fish and...More

Thank purplechic2017
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was late Saturday 2 PM lunch. There were plenty of open tables. Only two seated outside as very windy. We asked for a booth and carefully read all the specials on the chalk board.(the menu refers to this board but it was behind me...More

Thank Corvette87
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wow what a surprise, we rocked up Saturday around 7.30pm for dinner and was told there was a 45min wait for a table inside but outside was seat yourself, we were lucky and found a table outside. We were able to watch a steady stream...More

Thank Barry I
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was a really excellent meal! We wanted a casual experience but with amazing seafood. We both ordered off the specials menu and our friendly server Kim was very helpful in helping us make menu choices. I've included an "after" photo of my dish of...More

Thank Chandra M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Many good fish dishes but has burgers & salads as well. Fast & friendly service, very busy at noon. Inside or outside eating area,

Thank Vann H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had to try this restaurant after reading a lot of misleading reviews concerning the wait-list. The service was quick and the food was delicious. I will back on a regular basis!

Thank james r
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Love the Lucky Pelican, and got a chance to get there today. We can only try and get there once Snowbird season is over, as most restaurants in our area because of the crowds. We do not even try to get there for dinner do...More

Thank harrishwhippets
Reviewed 16 April 2017

When the locals love this place, you know it's good! Our go to picks are the Ocean Burrito, Homemade soups and fresh salads, Shrimp Grits or fish and chips....I have never had a bad meal here and we are food snobs!

Thank TXFamilyFoodies
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Went for lunch on a day they said they had whole belly clam basket special, WOW, they were fantastic. I wish I would've asked the price before ordering though...$25.00 for lunch (fries and slaw), see picture. Would not have ordered for that price, silly me....More

Thank GuessWho1
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Another outstanding lunch here. I have eaten here several times now and have never been disappointed. We three ladies had a lot to catch up on so sat outside so we could talk. Our waiter was very polite and did not bug us as he...More

Thank flsuep
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Do you take reservations?
1 December 2016|
Response from DandTR |
Click on their website for a link to instructions on "Text Ahead Seating."
Does lazy lobster take reservations?
1 December 2016|
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Response from lwd14 | Reviewed this property |
Do you have steamed clams on a half shell
19 June 2016|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
15:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 14:30
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6239 Lake Osprey Dr, Sarasota, FL 34240-8433
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Sarasota
  • Phone Number: +1 941-907-0589
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