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Walt's Fish Market

4144 S Tamiami Trl, Sarasota, FL 34231-3608
+1 941-921-4605
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good29%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“fresh fish” (145 reviews)
“seafood” (312 reviews)
“hog snapper” (46 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
4144 S Tamiami Trl, Sarasota, FL 34231-3608
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This is a fun, funky place to hang out and feel beachy, even though it is not on the beach. Staff is friendly and keeps things moving, decor is Florida funk. The only criticism I have of Walt's is that the much heralded seafood was...More

Thank StepMorris1
Reviewed 4 days ago

We really enjoyed the patio and live music as we waited for our table. The band was great and the drinks were delicious! Once seated, the waiter brought us a nice surprise - complimentary fish dip! It was their house smoked mulled and was truly...More

Thank Ryan S
Reviewed 4 days ago

Walt's is one of my most favorite restaurants when we go to Siesta Key FL. They also offer a fresh catch fish counter for those that want to cook their own at home. Their service is more than commendable, even with a full house {which...More

Thank Trish J
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Not happy at all. The food was all over cooked. I had a seafood platter that was fried way too long. Had to send baked potato back because it was too hard only to get another one done exactly the same. Had to call server...More

Thank BobbieJune
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This place is a real fish house gem and it’s not on the water . You can always judge a place , by where the local people eat , and that would be Walt’s . Weather you went out and caught your own fish and...More

Thank Doug F
Reviewed 6 days ago

Friends of ours suggested Walt's as a great local place to have good seafood. They were right. We managed to get there early to get an outside seat and enjoy the discounted drink prices of Happy Hour. We also stayed for dinner and it was...More

Thank jesse24813
Reviewed 6 days ago

Walt's has existed in Sarasota since 1918 and its staying power is not a surprise. We were there on a Thursday at 4 pm and the place was already full but a 20 minute wait sufficed to get us a table and some of the...More

Thank lreissner
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited Walt's on a busy Friday night and had a reasonable half hour wait. Drinks are available on the porch and there's entertainment to pass the time. Our party of six were all first-timers here and none were disappointed. The service was prompt and attentive,...More

Thank jebber23
Reviewed 1 week ago

No reservations, hundreds of hungry and happy-hour sensitive drinkers and diners, limited parking, hold on to your hats folks! Not a quiet night out by any reason, but rather an old style wide open dining room with crammed tables and fried food. Having said all...More

Thank chuckiek
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were looking for a place for dinner after shopping on a Sunday. We came across Walt's and decided to stop. It was crowded and had many people waiting. We were told it would be 40 minutes and decided to wait. The bar is to...More

Thank dave g
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14 February 2018|
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Response from Mickoonna | Reviewed this property |
Not sure but it is a very large place
15 September 2017|
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Response from Flabluefan1 | Property representative |
We're planning to be open by the end of next week. Look forward to seeing you when you come'
30 May 2017|
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Response from angeline p | Reviewed this property |
I am not certain about the Blue Crab. Their phone number is 941-921-4605. You can ask your questions directly to the establishment
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4144 S Tamiami Trl, Sarasota, FL 34231-3608
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Sarasota
  • Phone Number: +1 941-921-4605
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