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Tommy Bahama Restaurant & Bar

) #25 of 680 Restaurants in Sarasota ££ - £££ American, , Seafood
300 John Ringling Blvd, St. Armands Circle, Sarasota, FL 34236-1321
+1 941-388-2888
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Overview
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good31%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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CUISINES
American, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
££ - £££
RATINGS
Service
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Value
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LOCATION
300 John Ringling Blvd, St. Armands Circle, Sarasota, FL 34236-1321
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381 - 390 of 1,134 reviews

Reviewed 9 April 2016 via mobile

Paid $90 for 2 shrimp appetizers, 2 cups of soup, 3 drinks and a kids meal. Not impressed. Essentially the tourist destination

1  Thank Mrs_Gator_H
Reviewed 8 April 2016

I like this place but I have bypassed it now because it is worn, tired and unclean. It needs a total refurb. The staff are in short supply when it comes to preparing and cleaning table and athe area around the table. Ie the floor...More

1  Thank 553joey
TommyBahama1, Manager at Tommy Bahama Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 11 April 2016

Thank you for your comments and information. All items have been addressed. Please contact me the next time that you are in town. Thanks, Bryan

Reviewed 7 April 2016 via mobile

Visiting on Spring Break and understand it's more busy but the waitress was extremely disorganized. Waited 15 min. for someone to take drink order, 15 more min for drinks, 45 min for water. Try to avoid Cristin's section, worst service in my 46 yrs of...More

Thank boricuaUsa
TommyBahama1, Manager at Tommy Bahama Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 11 April 2016

Thank you for your comments. I am very sorry to hear about your experience and I will address your comments with the staff and managers. Please contact me and I will do all that I can to make it up to you. Thanks, Bryan

Reviewed 7 April 2016

We really enjoyed our visit to Tommy Bahama so much so we went twice in 5 days. It has a lovely relaxing atmosphere, the service is friendly and the food was fresh and very tasty.

Thank JEMMBristol
Reviewed 7 April 2016 via mobile

This restaurant is all about the vibe and it's a little over the top with the ceiling fans and Hawaiian shirts. The food was overpriced and not exceptional. I wanted to surprise our friends who were celebrating an anniversary so I called ahead to let...More

Thank paulhollinger
TommyBahama1, Manager at Tommy Bahama Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 11 April 2016

Thank you for your review. I am sorry to hear about the anniversary dessert issue. Please contact me and I will make it up to you. Thanks, Bryan

Reviewed 6 April 2016 via mobile

We love the Tommy Bahama Restaurant & Bar in St. Armands Circle, Sarasota. The food is tops, the service second-to-none. It's also a fun place to sit and watch people having a good time. Our table was in the perfect spot--out of the way, so...More

Thank William B
Reviewed 4 April 2016 via mobile

Our waitress Cristin was the worst I've ever had on vacation and I've traveled everywhere at every price point. After we were seated we waited 10 minutes for her and when she arrived she just told us about the dinner specials but took no drink...More

Thank Yolanda S
TommyBahama1, Manager at Tommy Bahama Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 16 April 2016

Very sorry to hear about your experience. No excuse for such poor service and I apologize. I have reviewed your comments with the staff and managers. Please contact me and I will make this up to you. Thanks, Bryan

Reviewed 3 April 2016

Reservations a must! Great meal, great service, great location!!!!! Live music when we were there! Shout out to a great server I think her name was Dorrie

Thank Regena H
Reviewed 3 April 2016 via mobile

We stopped in the afternoon of a beautiful day, just for a drink and a light snack. My wife and I split a chip and dip appetizer. On arrival, the hostess saw us sit down at an outdoor table and, although she came promptly, she...More

Thank RoyOrleans
Reviewed 2 April 2016

Last night in Sarasota before heading home. Located in a very nice location. Atmosphere was nice however table not provided until 20 minutes after our reservations. Food and service were very good.

Thank T-Lockyer
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Questions & Answers
Pat M
16 December 2016|
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Response from TommyBahama1 | Property representative |
It sounds like we may be able to book the party but please call the restaurant at 941-388-2888 to set up the reservation. Thank you
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Papa_Be
1 October 2016|
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Response from TommyBahama1 | Property representative |
There is parking around the circle and the Wells Fargo parking lot is open after 5:00 and there is plenty of parking there.
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Katie A
9 September 2015|
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Response from TommyBahama1 | Property representative |
There a number of hotels on Lido Beach and many have shuttle services. The Lido Beach Resort is very nice, there is a Holiday Inn and a few others. Thanks
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 300 John Ringling Blvd, St. Armands Circle, Sarasota, FL 34236-1321
    (S. Washington Dr.)
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Sarasota
  • Phone Number: +1 941-388-2888
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