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Monk's Oyster Steamer Raw Bar

$$ - $$$, Seafood,
6690 Superior Ave, Sarasota, FL 34231-5838
+1 941-927-3388
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good27%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible4%
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“crawfish” (11 reviews)
“shellfish” (8 reviews)
“baguette” (6 reviews)
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Bar, Seafood, Pub
$$ - $$$
6690 Superior Ave, Sarasota, FL 34231-5838
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Best oysters and steamed crab ever! Must go! Drinks are great and well priced. When in Sarasota this place is amazing!

Thank Corey K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I never liked oysters...until Monk's. The Monkafellars are simply, the best I've ever had. They changed the way I thought about oysters. I live in Michigan and started coming to Monk's about 9 years ago. Every year Monk's is a pilgrimage. The Monkafellars and spicy...More

Thank marc d
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very friendly steamer bar and restaurant. All steamed seafood done correctly as well as raw bar. Very good

Thank Steve J
Reviewed 16 December 2017

Monk's has a great atmosphere with pool tables and outdoor seating! This steamer bar is very quick to serve, although we were there on a slower Friday night. My husband had the snow crab legs (1lbs), which were amazing! I had the jumbo shrimp, which...More

Thank lindseynicole31
Reviewed 12 December 2017

Monks is an interesting place in the interesting area called Gulf Gate in south Sarasota. The bar is funcky, and draws an eclectic clientele. Sports on the TV, pool tables, and booths around the side. Don't be put off when you walk in, people are...More

Thank Bob V
Reviewed 10 December 2017 via mobile

Came here with friends for a drink and oysters. Being from New England I can attest to good oysters and there were really nice! The staff was very friendly and made us feel at home. Nice place to hang out for a bit - will...More

Thank AlexFunTrip
Reviewed 23 November 2017 via mobile

Not fancy but delicious and excellent service. Highly recommend this place if visiting be area and enjoy steamed seafood!

Thank Nadia S
Reviewed 17 November 2017

We are here frequently, as we really enjoy the mussels they offer. Nice plate of mussels, pomme frits and a couple of cold ones, and it makes for a nice meal! Parking can be a challenge during tourist season, so come early. Service staff are...More

Thank EDWARDL782
Reviewed 2 November 2017 via mobile

We have been here several times for oysters, oyster shooters, crawfish, etc. The food is always enjoyable, and is not an issue. The lack of vocabulary skills on the part of the bartenders and other staff is what is disappointing. Simply stated, the vocabulary world...More

Thank mazolia
Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

I know Sarasota inside and out and this is the place to go for oysters. A good oyster bar shucks oysters to order in front of you and serves ice cold draft beer. That's it. Good job Gentlemen. In SRQ it's BIg water Fish Market...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, Seafood, Pub
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 2:30 AM
4:00 PM - 2:30 AM
4:00 PM - 2:30 AM
4:00 PM - 2:30 AM
4:00 PM - 2:30 AM
12:00 PM - 2:30 AM
12:00 PM - 2:30 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6690 Superior Ave, Sarasota, FL 34231-5838
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Sarasota
  • Phone Number: +1 941-927-3388
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