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Star Fish Company Dockside Restaurant

12306 46th Ave W, W Cortez, Cortez, FL 34215
+1 941-794-1243
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Overview
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good27%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“hush puppies” (109 reviews)
“seafood” (201 reviews)
“shrimp” (135 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Seafood
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
12306 46th Ave W, W Cortez, Cortez, FL 34215
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1 - 10 of 1,108 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

We started making Star Fish Company part of our annual vacation to Sarasota, and just ate there for the 10th time, last week. I am yet to be disappointed by a meal, even though I have tried things that I like more than others. But...More

Thank SmokyMtnMan6643
StarFishCo, Marketing at Star Fish Company Dockside Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for making Star a part of your annual vacation. We are so glad you enjoyed the food. Our portion sizes haven't changed and our prices reflect market cost. Trying something different is definitely encouraged as our menu can change depending on...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Read a review that this was an interesting little spot on the docks. The grouper and bay shrimp were great. And the hush puppies a great compliment. However, beware of the no-see-ums. The OFF on the counter is not a joke . . . use...More

Thank stuartp911
StarFishCo, Marketing at Star Fish Company Dockside Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review. We are so glad you enjoyed the grouper, shrimp and hush puppies. Unfortunately bug spray may be necessary during certain parts of the year but we're glad you stuck it out and enjoyed the food. We hope to see you...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

The food at the Star Fish has to be some of the best seafood I have ever eaten. The conch fritters were by far the best I had while on vacation in the area. They were full of conch meat and came with a delicious...More

Thank Marisa141
StarFishCo, Marketing at Star Fish Company Dockside Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for taking the time to post your review. We are so glad you enjoyed our food. We hope you come and visit us again on your next vacation!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

great fish and chips in a box not fancy but good honest food at a good price dockyard setting cold beer and friendly staff cash only !! hidden jem dont pass the chance to eat there best time i think to eat is the afternoon...More

Thank david c
StarFishCo, Marketing at Star Fish Company Dockside Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to post your review. We are so glad you enjoyed it and we hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Was on vacation to Anna Maria Island and visited this restaurant for lunch from the recommendation of our tour boat captain. The food was fantastic. Fresh seafood great service. It was a little difficult to find. If you are not familiar with area use your...More

Thank Lisa K
StarFishCo, Marketing at Star Fish Company Dockside Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your review. We are so glad you enjoyed the food. Thank you for making us a part of your vacation and we hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Quaint outdoor dockside restaurant, great food at reasonable price. Off the beaten track. Had the Cortez Special, grilled MaiMai and fried scallops, fries, hush puppies and Cole slaw.

Thank DeWitt M
StarFishCo, Marketing at Star Fish Company Dockside Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your review. Come back and see us again soon!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After an amazing ride on Captain Kathe's boat, we sat as ordered the combo plate and conch fritters. They were all sooooooo freakin' good, I dream about it. Fresh and reasonable priced. The Scallops were my favorite if you made me choose and the fritters...More

Thank Cynthia R
StarFishCo, Marketing at Star Fish Company Dockside Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time out of your day to post your review. We are so glad you enjoyed your combo plate and fritters. Next time give Captain Kathe's key lime pie a try for desert! We hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Some people told me that this was one of the places to eat that I would want to go to before I came to longboat key. Plus I read the reviews on yelp and pretty much didn't see anything negative at all. I have to...More

1  Thank zacdrury
StarFishCo, Marketing at Star Fish Company Dockside Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to post your review. We read each review and use our patrons' comments to put out the best product possible. We are sorry you didn't enjoy your shrimp and scallops and will look into what may have happened with...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

hard to get seafood any fresher. they catch it - they clean it - some of it they prepare to ship, some they prepare for people who come and eat at their dockside restaurant. this is a wonderful "hole-in-the-wall." seafood salad is spectacular, shrimp are...More

Thank jon s
StarFishCo, Marketing at Star Fish Company Dockside Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

We are so glad you enjoyed the seafood salad, shrimp, and hush puppies. We pride ourselves on being the freshest seafood around. Thank you for taking the time out of your day to post your review and we hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was a terrible storm as my family drove to Star Fish, but they had to enjoy the restaurant that we have never stopped talking about. As we drove there waterspouts were on our right but this didn't stop us. Everything was just as I...More

Thank Cappie10411
StarFishCo, Marketing at Star Fish Company Dockside Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much for the review and for recommending us to your friends! We are so glad you enjoyed the food and atmosphere. We hope you come visit us again soon!

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mariahdaugherty
8 July 2017|
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Response from StarFishCo | Property representative |
Well-behaved pets on leashes are always welcome at Star Fish Company.
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Jack P
29 April 2017|
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Response from blairah98 | Reviewed this property |
You hit them on a bad night. The servers were super friendly to me and my fam. I am sure they would have taken care of you. I also recommend a second (or third) beer.
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Alvin L
30 March 2017|
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Response from mikeandmellie | Reviewed this property |
Most things are grilled or blackened
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$4 - US$14
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
View, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 15:00
Monday
11:30 - 15:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 20:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 20:00
Thursday
11:30 - 20:00
Friday
11:30 - 20:00
Saturday
11:30 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12306 46th Ave W, W Cortez, Cortez, FL 34215
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Cortez
  • Phone Number: +1 941-794-1243
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