We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

Marina Jack II

Certificate of Excellence
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
Address: 2 Marina Plz, Sarasota, FL 34236-8997
Phone Number:
+1 941-365-4232
Website
Today
11:15 - 01:00
Open now
See all hours
Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:15 - 01:00
Description:

Dinner cruise.

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 358 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 155
    Excellent
  • 113
    Very good
  • 50
    Average
  • 14
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Great View

Marina Jack is right on the water. We sat upstairs, and had a beautiful view We both had a cocktail before ordering..My husband had a cup of Crab Bisque for starters. He said that... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
Jannie T
,
Haddonfield, New Jersey
Add Photo Write a Review

358 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Showing 336: English reviews
Wyckoff, New Jersey, United States
Level Contributor
5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I have done other boat tours in the area and although the food (we took the luncheon tour) was good there was little to no commentary provided as you roads around Sarasota Bay. A good tour if you want to eat lunch on a boat but if you want to hear and see the are around the bay there are... More 

Helpful?
Thank Christina R
Duluth Minnesota
Level Contributor
26 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We had delicious cocktails, prime rib and salmon, along with the potatoes, veggies, salad and rolls. And a dessert table was a bonus! It was fun to view the homes along the way, watch the dolphins swim with us, and a beautiful sunset to top it off. The ride was smooth and certainly better than sitting in a restaurant. It... More 

Helpful?
Thank francid
Haddonfield, New Jersey
Level Contributor
70 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Marina Jack is right on the water. We sat upstairs, and had a beautiful view We both had a cocktail before ordering..My husband had a cup of Crab Bisque for starters. He said that it was good. For the entree, he had two tasty crab cakes, and I had a fried seafood plate. The shrimp and scallops were good, but... More 

Helpful?
Thank Jannie T
Sarasota, Florida
Level Contributor
136 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A group of old friends came together for a spectacular luncheon cruise in Sarasota Bay. Thank you Ann Camire for arranging to have our group seated together on the upper deck. Service, beverages, lunch, desserts and views were enjoyed by all.

Helpful?
Thank Edward O
Venice, Florida
Level Contributor
177 reviews
51 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

A great Bar and delicious food...enjoy while watching the boat traffic in and out of the bay! Spectacular sunsets! Finer dining upstairs! A must for your visitors!

Helpful?
Thank Pam G
Oak Park, Illinois
Level Contributor
106 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to M J's for lunch with friends. Our server was lots of fun and very capable. Altho busy- she never shorted us with service. For the super location, the menu prices seemed fair. The food was very good. Our table ordered a variety of things. My wife had the lobster salad, which she liked a lot. Portions were... More 

Helpful?
Thank Drocton
Kissimmee, Florida
Level Contributor
16 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

MJ's is a VERY famous hang-out in Sarasota . . . have lunch on the huge patio deck overlooking dozens and dozens of really gorgeous yachts . . . food is okay but on the expensive side for pretty simple fare--you're paying for the view and it is absolutely great . . . at night-time, there is always a musical... More 

Helpful?
Thank George R
Northwood, New Hampshire
Level Contributor
18 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We ate up stairs and it was wonderful. Maybe a little pricey but worth it. The view is great and so is the service and food. This is a great take in. We will go back.

Helpful?
Thank Dan B
A TripAdvisor Member
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This 2 hour cruise was perfect. The boat was nicely appointed. Tables were assigned so no mad scramble. Food was really top notch- didn't expect it. Wait staff very attentive. People of all ages so not a crazy drunken cruise, but lively. Cash bar was the only extra.

Helpful?
Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Nokomis, Florida
Level Contributor
68 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Marina Jack is a wonderful restaurant. Right on Sarasota Bay, and at the beginning of a wharf that offers many things. The downstairs restaurant is very casual. The restaurant upstairs is a bit more formal. They both offer wonderful fare and they're both wonderfully staffed.

Helpful?
Thank wildrio

Travellers who viewed Marina Jack II also viewed

Sarasota, Southwest Gulf Coast
Sarasota, Southwest Gulf Coast
 
Sarasota, Southwest Gulf Coast
 

Been to Marina Jack II? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of Marina Jack II and other visitors
8 questions
Ask a question

See all questions (8)

Questions? Get answers from Marina Jack II staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do I have to buy a ticket for my infant?
  • How do I get there using public transportation?
  • Is there a restaurant or café onsite?