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Madfish Grill

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4059 Cattlemen Rd, Sarasota, FL 34233-5002
+1 941-377-3474
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11:00 - 21:00
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Sun 10:00 - 21:00
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Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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mid Michigan
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83 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Locally owned Sarasota restaurant. Meals are slightly pricey, but presentation of food is well done with dishes tasting good. Average side portions. Homemade bread served with good olive oil and fresh grated garlic. Happy hour -- sit in the bar or outside for reduced prices on bar snacks.

Helpful?
Thank ccmkeri
MadfishGrill, Manager at Madfish Grill, responded to this review

Thanks for the feedback! We are also offering a new sunset dining menu until 5:45 daily, which includes a salad or soup. More 

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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We've visited Madfish several times and always enjoyed it. The specials are always interesting, happy hour is a great value. The bartenders and staff treat you like they know you. Lots of regulars.

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Thank chris b
MadfishGrill, Manager at Madfish Grill, responded to this review

"Where everybody knows your name!" We try to get to know you, so we can greet you with your favorite drink :) More 

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51 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great happy hour drink specials and food specials in the bar area. Very good margaritas and Oysters Rockefeller. Staff was very attentive and helpful !

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Thank Tim D
MadfishGrill, Manager at Madfish Grill, responded to this review

We are so happy to hear from you! The happy hour menu is also available on the patio. We hope to see you all again soon. Thanks for your feedback! More 

Florida
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59 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I liked everything about this place. The bread, cheese and olive oil combination they place on the table is awesome! lobster bisque soup and seafood pie, delicious. They also have a great selection of fish. The only reason I didn't give them 5 stars is because of the lingering smell of fish inside restaurant (we moved to patio)

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Thank RoadRunner Q
MadfishGrill, Manager at Madfish Grill, responded to this review

We are so glad to hear you enjoyed your seafood pie! This is definitely a favorite with our guests. The patio dining this time of year is outstanding--with our great weather. Thanks again for the feedback! More 

Old Fort, North Carolina
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130 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

very tasty seafood, from fish pie to fresh catch of the day and a large selection on the menu. service was good and prices are about right for the quality and quantity of the entrees.

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Thank NCactuary
MadfishGrill, Manager at Madfish Grill, responded to this review

We love the "seafood pie" with the variety of seafood and lobster sherry cream sauce :) it is one of our signature items--not to be missed! So glad to hear you had a good experience. Thank you! More 

Kissimmee, Florida
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our party of 8 was served quickly & efficiently. All were please with their selection. The quiche I selected was delicious, and came with a side of bite-sized fresh fruit.

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Thank BJDel
MadfishGrill, Manager at Madfish Grill, responded to this review

Thank-you for sharing your experience! We are so glad to hear you were pleased. The quiche is hard to beat--we even have a few regular guests that order a whole quiche in advance to take home. We hope to see you again soon--thanks! More 

Sarasota, Florida
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103 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

Met friends for a quick lunch. Nice luncheon menu with several specials. Several different fish choices. Grouper sandwich, escargot and a salad with salmon were all beautifully plated. Service was quick and efficient. Prices seemed reasonable. Noticed that they do have an early bird menu that offers about 10 different smaller portion meals. There is a very low key bar... More 

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Thank Tyler B
MadfishGrill, Manager at Madfish Grill, responded to this review

Thanks for the feedback. We are glad to hear you had a variety of items and the service was efficient! We can accommodate large parties--but our vault (for up to 8 people) books quickly, especially on the weekend. Hope to see you all again soon. Thank-you! More 

Sarasota, Florida
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93 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

Friends gave us a gift certificate for Madfish Grill, and I'm so glad they did. The service was terrific. Amy took great care of us. Friendly, professional, quick with a recommendation. The homemade bread with dipping sauce was delicious, better than most. My hubby enjoyed his Pasta Martinique. The shrimp and scallops were light and seasoned well. My herb crusted... More 

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Thank revlisad
MadfishGrill, Manager at Madfish Grill, responded to this review

Thanks for the review! We are so glad to hear you enjoyed your dinner and the service was professional. We hope to see you again soon :) More 

Sarasota, Florida
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68 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

With special menu of selections for New Year's Eve plus so many delicious temptations on their seasonal menu, an early dinner to start the holiday set the mood for a wonderful evening. Crispy duck breast with a tasty Madfish salad, coconut crusted chicken breast, and almond crusted tilapia made for a delicious table full of food. Wine was chilled and... More 

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Thank hledgerwood
MadfishGrill, Manager at Madfish Grill, responded to this review

We let the staff try the specials and the duck breast special was the unanimous favorite!! Thanks for the review and Happy New Year to you and your family! More 

Glenn Dale, Maryland
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12 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016

Who could imagine a restaurant this good plopped down in the middle of a suburban shopping area parking lot? Food is varied, delicious, and well prepared. Menu is huge. Comfortable, relaxed ambiance. Excellent service, leisurely paced and well-timed. We'll be back regularly!

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Thank MarkWeinberg
MadfishGrill, Manager at Madfish Grill, responded to this review

Well we are glad you found us! Introduce yourselves next time so we can say hello--we hope you will be regulars :) More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$14 - US$25
Cuisine
American, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4059 Cattlemen Rd, Sarasota, FL 34233-5002
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Sarasota
  • Phone Number: +1 941-377-3474
Description
Long-time Sarasota favorite featuring an island-inspired menu and casual atmosphere. Serving everything from seafood to steaks, this local restaurant has earned a reputation for quality food & service.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?