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Monk's Oyster Steamer Raw Bar

6690 Superior Ave, Sarasota, FL 34231-5838
+1 941-927-3388
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Overview
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good28%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“steamed seafood” (10 reviews)
“steamers” (16 reviews)
“baguette” (7 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Pub
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
6690 Superior Ave, Sarasota, FL 34231-5838
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1 - 10 of 128 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went there about a week ago and the food was outstanding. Had a dozen oysters and 2 pounds of mussels and it was great. Menu is a bit limited but that’s what I wanted anyways..

Thank eatalot18
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The thing I love about Monk's is the staff. They're just FUN, and they want you to have fun. I don't eat oysters, but the people I went with are avid oyster eaters and claimed these the best in Sarasota county (that's after going to...More

Thank krmerch
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is great! Staff and food are wonderful. Would definitely recommend to anyone looking for a great place to have a couple drinks and some shrimp!

Thank johnmar4040
Reviewed 1 June 2018

Just fabulous staff and delicious sea food grab a beer and enjoy. It's in Gulf Gate with all the great food places

Thank SRQ4576
Reviewed 10 May 2018

Went with another couple for lunch. I don't like oysters but we had the shrimp in butter sauce and the mussels. Both very good

Thank Karen S
Reviewed 19 April 2018

Menu is very limited to various forms of shellfish, but they do it very well. We were out driving and found ourselves in need of dinner. We shared a steamed seafood combo and a 2# steamed shrimp platter. Too much food but we ate it...More

Thank Sun Q
Reviewed 19 April 2018

Monk's was recommended over the "famous" oyster bar on Siesta Key so we tried it and were not disappointed. The service is fantastic and the oysters and peel-and-eat shrimp were fantastic. Can't say much for the decor but if you are looking for a fun...More

Thank lynnf659
Reviewed 16 April 2018 via mobile

Was wanting crawfish and reviews said this was the spot. Basically this is a bar in a neat area of Sarasota that soeciin steaming seafood and crawfish. The have raw oysters too and shuck when ordered. We had 5 pounds crawfish and an order of...More

Thank Jack D
Reviewed 2 April 2018

Went there figured out right away this is a locals place. So menu is limited and we ordered peel and eat shrimp, crawfish, oysters and of course beer. We had 2 different servers. First guy was condescending and gave my wife attitude like she was...More

Thank Chasman2018
Reviewed 18 March 2018

Been here several times and love the oysters and shrimp. Very loud place. The staff is fabulous and fast. Visit during off season for less crowds. Will always go back for more.

Thank Dorosel
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hbirkner
7 April 2018|
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Response from Chasman2018 | Reviewed this property |
They are supposed to be like oyster Rockefeller. Except monkefeller. There cooked with cheese and butter
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub
Meals
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 PM - 2:30 AM
Monday
4:00 PM - 2:30 AM
Tuesday
4:00 PM - 2:30 AM
Wednesday
4:00 PM - 2:30 AM
Thursday
4:00 PM - 2:30 AM
Friday
12:00 PM - 2:30 AM
Saturday
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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