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Boatyard Waterfront Bar and Grill

££ - £££
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub
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1500 Stickney Point Rd, Sarasota, FL 34231-3718
+1 941-921-6200
11:00 - 22:00
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Fri - Wed 11:00 - 22:00
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New Castle, PA
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22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped here after spending the day at Siesta Key beach. The food was great and the view of then water was awesome.

Thank Geri O
Midlothian, Virginia, United States
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179 reviews
128 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Real good service. A tasty selection of fresh fish. You can even bring your own catch and have them prepare for your meal.

Thank Mike D
Lake Geneva, Wisconsin
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

While in Siesta Key we at here 2 times. Prices are good with generous portions, staff is friendly. They advertise daily entertainment. Both times (late afternoon) we were there their was a small band that played music appropriate for any audience. You have the option of sitting inside, on the enclosed porch or on the deck. They are located on... More 

Thank Mark D
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170 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I liked its popularity and spirit and waitress was outstanding. My haddock had a fishy awful,taste. Worst I ever had. And haddock is usually good. Wasn't cooked well either.

Thank cherylmelody
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145 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went right at noon which was good because it started getting crowded. We ate outside which was very pleasant--the main room looked dark to us. Our server, Luigi, was pleasant and helpful. I had the blackened grouper which was good. Potions were not huge as they often are at many places. Prices were touristy but I would go back... More 

Thank jennyseinert
Frankfort, Illinois
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174 reviews
135 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Based on suggestions from friends as well as reviews that have been written we chose to have dinner at Boatyard Waterfront Bar and Grill. We always like to dine at interesting properties that have a view. Boatyard Waterfront Bar and Grill sits on Little Sarasota Bay and one can look out and see all that is going on. We arrived... More 

Thank TKCRhino
Edgartown, Massachusetts
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136 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed a great dinner at The Boatyard in Sarasota. Our server, Jessica provided excellent guidance on wine and dinner selections. Most members of our party chose grouper. It was perfectly prepared. The vegetable and salad accompaniments were very good. Ask for a table by the water. Views of the drawbridge and passing boats were fun, especially at sunset.

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Brick, New Jersey
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30 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We always make a point of coming here when we visit Siesta Key. There is parking here, the views on the deck are beautiful and we have watched boaters dock with their catch to be cooked for their dinner. Hubby had the lobster ravioli and I had the coconut shrimp this time around. Both were excellent! Wait staff very friendly... More 

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Olive Branch, Mississippi
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377 reviews
206 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went here on a Saturday night. Made reservations but didn't need them early. Sixish... Larry was the music man. For the night. He played a good variety of old classics. Really enjoyed that. Had a couple drinks and stuffed mushrooms with crab. Very tasty. We both ordered fish. Mahi mahi with bourbon glaze and grouper with chimichurri sauce(?). Both were... More 

Thank GJTravel
Baltimore, Maryland
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18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have been a patron of Boatyard Waterfront Bar and Grill for almost 5 years going a couple times a week for lunch or dinner. I recently had a surprise Party for my husband with approximately 40 people. They are so acommodating no matter how small or large the party. They have a huge selection of options for menu. The... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Free Wifi
Good for
View, Bar Scene, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1500 Stickney Point Rd, Sarasota, FL 34231-3718
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Sarasota
  • Phone Number: +1 941-921-6200
A unique blend of casual and elegance, the Boatyard Waterfront Bar & Grill offers a dining experience unlike any you've ever experienced.
Our waterfront dining room brings the outdoors in with an interior that opens completely to the waterfront.
Outside, dockside seating offers glimpses of docile Manatees, playful Dolphins and elegant yachts. You can't find a better piece of paradise-dine and drink on the water while taking in the local majestic views of Little Sarasota Bay on Siesta Key's famous South Bridge.
In addition to taste-tempting dinner and lunch menus with something for every taste, appetite and budget, The Boatyard Bar & Grill offers Siesta Key's outstanding menu complete with the freshest-available oysters, crack-and-peel shrimp and other delicacies from the sea. Daily seafood and regional specialties' also are available.

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