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“Great Place For Lunch”

Dry Dock Waterfront Grill
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Ranked #2 of 26 Restaurants in Longboat Key
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$10 - US$34
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Good for: Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, View, Child-friendly
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, After-hours, Delivery, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Description: The Geckos Hospitality Group - Dry Dock Waterfront Grill features casual indoor & outdoor dining overlooking Sarasota Bay. Known for having one of the freshest grouper sandwiches on Florida 's West Coast. The Dry Dock is popular with locals and visitors to Longboat. From the dockside patio,and the upstairs overlooking the view of Sarasota Bay the Dry Dock is conveniently located at the south end of Longboat Key at the Boathouse Marina.
Reviewed 28 July 2014

Went there for Lunch and we ordered the Turkey Club with French Fries and the Pastrami with Cole Slaw. Both were excellent. The service was Great and the view of Sarasota Bay was an added bonus. You can't go wrong eating here.

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Thank chiarfk
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Reviewed 27 July 2014

We sat outside on a chilly night in March on their patio but we were warmed by the heat lamps and charmed by the ambience and seated right next to the water. Had a nice meal of lobster rolls. We were in town for an event and so glad I trusted trip advisor for their excellent reviews, completely agree!

Thank Cindy B
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Reviewed 26 July 2014

We waited for an hour last night to get a table for dinner and it was soo worth it!! The grouper nuggets were the best I've ever had and I live in Florida!! My boyfriend had the lobster n shrimp pasta that was fantastic. Lots of shrimp n lobster!! I had. Cold water lobster tails which were cooked to perfection!!
This was a great find!! Definetly going back!!

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Thank SueNich
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Reviewed 25 July 2014 via mobile

Loved the location of this place. Sat outside and watched the seagulls and pelicans. Service was exceptional and the food was also great. Definitely worth the drive. I can see why it has earned the #1 spot for Longboat Key. Will definitely come back here!

Thank keegrsmom
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Reviewed 25 July 2014

So this restaurant is easy to miss when driving down the road and even when you turn into the parking lot. It's basically behind a boat storage facility (it's on the left hand side of the boat storage - at first we went on the right side and had to backtrack and go around to get to the restaurant). The sign on the building is not that big either. We would recommend getting there early. There are quite a few seats along the windows overlooking the bay but they fill up quickly. We went on a weeknight so surely the weekend is much more crowded. The view was great and so was the service. We ordered the seafood soup, lobster tacos, pasta with chicken, and the lobster roll. The soup was very good but not very hot. The lobster tacos were excellent. They did not skimp on the lobster at all and they are more filling than you might expect. The pasta with chicken was also very good. The lobster roll was good but probably not the best choice on the menu. The prices are reasonable for the amount and quality of the food you get and drinks are reasonable as well. We would definitely go back the next time we're near Sarasota.

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