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Gecko's Grill & Pub

) #297 of 680 Restaurants in Sarasota $$ - $$$ American, ,
4870 S Tamiami Trl, Sarasota, FL 34231-4352
+1 941-923-8896
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good40%
  • Average12%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“burger” (25 reviews)
“onion straws” (2 reviews)
“tuna tacos” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
4870 S Tamiami Trl, Sarasota, FL 34231-4352
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Reviewed 4 days ago

I had a typical hour for lunch and ordered the nachos. They were great but had to get them to go? Very good and everyone knows it so its always crowded.

Thank Jen_Roberts_Florida
Reviewed 6 June 2017

I like their Margarita Pizza the best and my husband loves their burgers. There are TV's in every corner so it's great to go during a game. We've never been disappointed. They have a good Happy Hour too!

Thank Vik P
GHospitality, Manager at Gecko's Grill & Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 17 June 2017

Thank you for your kind words and for taking the time to let us know we made you happy! See you soon, with gratitude, Gecko's

Reviewed 24 May 2017

Friends took us to the $5 hamburger special one Wednesday night at this small casual food pub-like "locals" spot. Very good hamburger, though not as special as Square 1 down the Trail a bit. Friends were especially fond of the sweet potato fries, and the...More

Thank danlet
Reviewed 19 May 2017 via mobile

This was my first time to this location...I usually go to Hillview.. I was met at the front door by friendly energetic Andrew with a contagious smile. This time I only ordered a burger which came quickly and exactly as ordered with sweet potato fries..and...More

Thank Katya m
GHospitality, Manager at Gecko's Grill & Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 17 June 2017

Thank you for taking the time to write such a happy review. We truly appreciate your kind words as it invigorates our hospitality quotient and let's us know we are meeting at least one of our goals...making our valued guests happy! See you soon, with...More

Reviewed 4 May 2017

We avoid Gecko's on Wednesdays in season due to crowds, and usually visit on another night. We decided it was probably "safe" to try $5.00 burger night, and the restaurant was packed. Fortunately, we wanted to sit outside and were seated promptly. The smell of...More

Thank veggiegirl60
Reviewed 30 April 2017

I've been here for lunch several times and I always leave with a to go box. The portions are very generous. I tried something new today....the buffalo burger was delicious. It's even relatively local since it comes from a farm in Punta Gorda. I also...More

Thank Janna64
Reviewed 28 April 2017

You don't want to spend a lot...you're hungry. This is the place. What can you say about the sports bar with great burgers, great fries, just enough loudness to feel like it's a happening place...and a darn good Patty Melt with onion straws. Yes, there's...More

Thank kate b
Reviewed 26 April 2017

I've been to Gecko's twice and each time I was amazed at the food. It is so good and the menu has something for everyone. The waitstaff is attentive and it's a busy place. The tuna nachos are just amazing. I enjoyed them so much...More

Thank lovetocook2531
Reviewed 13 April 2017

We had a family lunch here and the food and service was excellent. The Reuben sandwich was chock full of corned beef and my wife's salad was large enough that we had enough for dinner that night. Sports bar atmosphere with a huge menu;

Thank FrogMuskogee
GHospitality, Manager at Gecko's Grill & Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 17 June 2017

Thank you for taking the time to let us know we made you happy! We truly appreciate your business and will look forward to welcoming and serving you next time. With gratitude, Gecko's

Reviewed 21 March 2017

We went here for St. Patrick's Day dinner with some friends. They had a music trivia game which was a lot of fun for the group. Not sure if they do that regularly. The food was really good. We had the lamb stew and Shepherds...More

Thank Shannon M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$25
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4870 S Tamiami Trl, Sarasota, FL 34231-4352
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Sarasota
  • Phone Number: +1 941-923-8896
American Pub Food with a Gourmet Twist. Whether out on your own, with your family or joining a group of friends, Gecko's Grill & Pub is the perfect place to relax and enjoy the camaraderie of a favorite neighborhood grill and sports bar.Serving lunch, dinner and a complete late night menu, Gecko's features gourmet pub food, nightly chef's specials and a full bar featuring 2-4-1 Happy Hour drinks ALL day. Locally owned since 1992.
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