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J Ryan's on the Grill - CLOSED

8389 S Tamiami Trl, Sarasota, FL 34238-2935
+1 941-487-8427
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good23%
  • Average16%
  • Poor18%
  • Terrible17%
4 Jan 2017
“dinner before concert”
10 Oct 2014
“Amazing Sandwiches ... and More”
Restaurant Hours Closed
American, Steakhouse, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
8389 S Tamiami Trl, Sarasota, FL 34238-2935
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Reviewed 4 January 2017

We ate outside. Order a drink which took some time getting but the waitress was very busy and apologized and took our order. We had the fish and chips. It was good but nothing special.

Thank 980sharonj
Reviewed 10 October 2014

Only open for a month as Southside Grill, this place is a real "find". We went for lunch and received a feast! I had the "Truly Triple Decker" club sandwich which was one of the best sandwiches I have EVER had - and I am...More

Thank DocSkier
Reviewed 17 August 2014

I had dinner there several months ago and thought I'd give it one more try. I had lunch in there a few weeks ago and was surprised at how much money for so little food. I left feeling ripped off. No wonder there was no...More

3  Thank RiverDuval
Reviewed 9 August 2014 via mobile

Our friends wanted to try this place as the owners of The Boatyard recently took it over. Big mistake. Our party of 7 were not pleased with the drinks or the food, waitstaff was okay. We dropped $200 but will never go back. There are...More

2  Thank rkm924
Reviewed 2 July 2014

and why would you take such a concern, about other people's reviews anyway? It seems that you could be a friend of the owner yourself for the attack on other people's reviews.

Thank jennifer L
Reviewed 26 June 2014

It's funny after eating there I was so surprised to see that one person who must know the new owners, keeps having friends write bad reviews of the restaurant over and over every 7 days. Everything they posted is so far from what my family...More

Thank Barry G
Reviewed 17 June 2014

J Ryans had been a Sarasota Favorite previously for years, changed Owners, had closed & reopened 8/13 under New Ownership. They are conveniently located on 41 & Club Dr. My Wife & I decided to try it while headed home after a busy day. Meat...More

Thank Steven E
Reviewed 22 April 2014

This was one of our regulars for the chicken pot pie and meat loaf, before the management change, but these have lost their edge. The menu is improved but the entrees just not real tasty. We will still return to try some of the interesting...More

1  Thank jkennedy2021
Reviewed 22 March 2014

We went here for lunch on St. Patrick's Day. We had planned on going to Pub 32 in the same shopping center and that place was humming with live music, etc., but it was raining and they had seating in an outside tent. Ryan's was...More

2  Thank Joy L
Reviewed 12 March 2014

MARCH 12, 2014 . Fortunately we a group of 20 decided to give this restaurant a try despite the written reviews. That was a good decision. We just finished dinner and had great food, excellent service and large portions. Entrees eaten were Southern Fried Chicken...More

1  Thank redcatperson
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Restaurant Details

Open Hours
10:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
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11:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8389 S Tamiami Trl, Sarasota, FL 34238-2935
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Sarasota
  • Phone Number: +1 941-487-8427
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