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“Delicious meal”
Review of Turtles

Turtles
Ranked #9 of 29 Fun & Games in Sarasota
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Douglassville, Pennsylvania
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109 reviews
50 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
“Delicious meal”
Reviewed 7 August 2014

Family of 5 went for dinner, we ate inside. We took advantage of the fabulous early bird specials. The view is very nice and the service was excellent. Everyone in our party loved their meals.

Visited July 2014
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Sarasota
1 review
“Terrible service”
Reviewed 23 June 2014

Our table of 6 waited outside on the patio in the sweltering heat for 45 min before anyone even approached our table. Approached May be the wrong word since we had to basically demand service. They took our drink order and promised to be right back with them. We ordered water and orange juice. 20 minutes later our concern grew and we went to find the waiter who was on his way out with half of our drinks. Another 30 minutes passed before we got our food. The food was delicious and cooked perfectly. The view from the patio was absolutely gorgeous! Great location, terrible service.

Visited June 2014
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Biloxi, MS
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11 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Great Atmosphere”
Reviewed 31 December 2013

Siesta Key is very busy and there are few places to drink, dine, and relax. Fortunately "The Turtles" allows for excellent dining and a great view of the water. The staff is always helpful and
always pleasant--and you cannot ask for better drinks!! A "sleeper" but a place well worth visiting!!

Visited December 2013
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Rochester Hills, Michigan
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38 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
“Great View - Average Dinner”
Reviewed 21 October 2013

Great location overlooking Little Sarasota Bay - I went there twice during a great trip to Siesta Key. I ordered the filet mignon from the 'Anniversary Menu' which had good options at very good prices. Unfortunately, the quality of the filet was average at best (a bit fatty). Also, the house cabernet was not good at all. I had some pasta on my second visit which was a bit better.

I have had better meals here in the past, so maybe this was an aberration. The one benefit of coming here in October is that it was not as chaotic as high season.

Visited October 2013
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3 Thank IslandMB
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Sarasota, Florida
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17 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Great location. Frenetic scene.”
Reviewed 22 May 2013

We would love to find a place on the water where we could enjoy a
leisurely tasty meal. Did not find that at Turtles, although we wish
they would try harder. We were rushed and food was mediocre.

Visited March 2013
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