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Jack Dusty

1111 Ritz Carlton Dr, The Ritz Carlton Sarasota, Sarasota, FL 34236-5594
+1 941-309-2002
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good27%
  • Average16%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
1111 Ritz Carlton Dr, The Ritz Carlton Sarasota, Sarasota, FL 34236-5594
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We dine here 2-3 times a month- the service and people are wonderful - however, the decor needs to be kept up- too many unlit hurricane lamps and table candles,and the outdoor furniture is already looking tired- the veranda can look unkept at times -...More

Thank Crossthestreet
Damien O, General Manager at Jack Dusty, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Desiree D, First and foremost I want to thank-you for taking the time to share your constructive comments regarding your observations as a loyal repeat guest of our signature restaurant. Your feedback is extremely important to us and how we learn in what areas...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed dinner on the covered outdoor area on a Tuesday evening. The heaters kept us cozy (cooler evening) while we were treated to attentive service. Our special request regarding our favorite cocktail was taken care of seamlessly. One of us had the roasted chicken....More

Thank Micaelabird
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went to Jack Dusty with a couple of friends a couple of weeks ago, on a Sunday, for lunch. I had their seafood pasta, two others had their fish taco. My seafood pasta was very salty. We all thought we had an ok food...More

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Damien O, General Manager at Jack Dusty, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Eshrat A, Thank-you for your recent review. Your feedback serves as a very valuable tool in determining what areas we need to improve. I am very sorry to hear of the disappointment you described in your post with your dining experience in our restaurant....More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lunch here on Feb 28/18 was quiet enjoyable. Began with a well made Bloody Mary. Nicely spiced. Appetizer was wonderful tender fried calamari. I enjoyed the fish of the day grilled and served with tasty veggies. My companions also enjoyed their choices. One was the...More

Thank BlueSkys8
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Cold food with slow service. My invited guest gave the Chef a major dressing down. It was completely embarrassing, unfortunately they have completely lost me as a client/guest.More

Thank sandy s
Damien O, General Manager at Jack Dusty, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear sandy s, Thank-you for taking the time to speak with me yesterday regarding both of your reviews. Your patience is appreciated as the claims process proceeds. Please feel free to contact me directly should you wish to discuss this matter further. Best wishes, Damien...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We loved sitting outside sipping our Siren cocktails (highly recommend) - it was a wonderful romantic place to enjoy the evening breeze and lovely views of the pools.

Thank Gena H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We only had breakfast here on our recent stay but ate there every morning because we enjoyed it so much. The view is lovely and the service excellent. They also have great coffee!

Thank Pam M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Service and food were delightful. Much better than expected! Was prepared for a mediocre meal and had a really good meal instead.

Thank LiveGood
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were staying at the Ritz and decided to have dinner here one night. They sat us outside with a beautiful view . Lovely cocktails. It took a little long for our main courses to come out which is why I didn’t award 5 stars...More

Thank saltysdad
Reviewed 10 February 2018

The prices are high but thats to be expected at the Ritz. The service was excellent. They don't have a gluten free menu but there are lots of gluten free options. Also they brought warm gluten free rolls to the table-a nice touch that you...More

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11 September 2016|
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Response from tiamia2016 | Reviewed this property |
Thank you for the info. I am a bit hesitant. I will check out the new menu. It can't be any worse then what it was. Such a shame to have served such mediocre food and menu in such a beautiful setting.
27 March 2016|
Response from Patsytav | Reviewed this property |
You will see casual to semi-formal depending on what's going on there that day. I went on a day they had a dance contest and there were gowns everywhere. So cool. When I go I see lots of casual pants, cute tops, some sexy... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, View, Business meetings, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
6:00 AM - 12:00 AM
6:00 AM - 12:00 AM
6:00 AM - 12:00 AM
6:00 AM - 12:00 AM
6:00 AM - 12:00 AM
6:00 AM - 2:00 AM
6:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1111 Ritz Carlton Dr, The Ritz Carlton Sarasota, Sarasota, FL 34236-5594
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Sarasota
  • Phone Number: +1 941-309-2002
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The lounge and terrace will include craft microbrews, a broad selection of rums and spirits and an array of specialty Sarasota-inspired cocktails made with farm fresh ingredients.
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