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Boatyard Waterfront Bar and Grill

) #226 of 680 Restaurants in Sarasota $$ - $$$ American, , Seafood
1500 Stickney Point Rd, Sarasota, FL 34231-3718
+1 941-921-6200
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good35%
  • Average20%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible10%
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American, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
1500 Stickney Point Rd, Sarasota, FL 34231-3718
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The food here was very good. The entrees menu was confusing as to what came with sides and what didn't. It seems like most things we asked about only came with a "main course". We had coconut shrimp, chicken tenders, ribs, and cilantro chicken tacos....More

Thank breannashahan
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My boyfriend and I visited sarasota and found this really cute restaurant! The food was great, my boyfriend had the fish tacos and I had the crab legs! Very delicious! The view over the river was quite relaxing.

1  Thank NikkiD0803
Reviewed 1 week ago

The music was great out on the deck and the drinks and salads were good. Unfortunately, we brought our catch from our fishing trip (they cook it for you) but they didn't clean it properly and we had to throw it out; our son almost...More

Thank Mssftnss
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We asked for a seat by the water and got it. We asked for drinks non stop and got it. We laughed for hours and listened to the Live Music(that they have EVERY NIGHT). It was quiet, fun, relaxed, and the perfect hangout. If you...More

1  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I visited this restaurant while vacationing in Siesta Key, and was thoroughly disappointed. The menu was a little pricy, but not that uncommon in vacation towns. My wife ordered the grouper basket, which was $15.95. The dinner they brought out looked like a kid's meal....More

1  Thank melissa l
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Food is good; view terrific as you have the opportunity to sit at the waters' edge. Waitstaff was friendly and attentive.

1  Thank Saminlove45202
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very underwhelmed. Super small portion of fish and just not that good. Waitstaff waa super slow although there was not that much business.

Thank Sybille C
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

drinks were o.k., food was o.k your typical American burgers etc. The thing this place does have is stunning views and well worth getting a table outside and watching the wildlife. There are dolphins that feed on the opposite side of the river which is...More

Thank Monkey_Harris_13
Reviewed 17 May 2017

Open floor plan with bench and chair setting with a bar. Food was average and the grouper seemed like Tilapia.

Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

I really enjoyed this place. A regular restaraunt for regular folks. Quality food and good prices. Went twice in a row and was not disappointed either time. Drinks were alcoholic and not too sweet and the servers were spot on.

1  Thank Jackson E
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Stacy S
Hi! I have a child with dairy, egg and soy allergies. Is there an allergen menu available? We have been there many times and enjoy the food - we're just looking to see if our daughter can now eat there as well.
28 March 2017|
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Response from NicoletteC | Property representative |
Hi! Please call us at 941-921-6200 and ask for Ms. Fox or Madeline. Thank you!
What do you offer for happy hour? Food and drinks?
25 February 2017|
Response from NicoletteC | Property representative |
Yes, both.
Do you have a happy hour and when does it start and end?
25 February 2017|
Response from NicoletteC | Property representative |
Yes we do have a Happy Hour, Monday through Saturday from 2 pm to 6 pm at the bar only, please. Feel free to call and speak to our bartenders for additional information, 941-921-6200. Thank you and have a great day!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, View, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1500 Stickney Point Rd, Sarasota, FL 34231-3718
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Sarasota
  • Phone Number: +1 941-921-6200
A unique blend of casual and elegance, the Boatyard Waterfront Bar & Grill offers a dining experience unlike any you've ever experienced.
Our waterfront dining room brings the outdoors in with an interior that opens completely to the waterfront.
Outside, dockside seating offers glimpses of docile Manatees, playful Dolphins and elegant yachts. You can't find a better piece of paradise-dine and drink on the water while taking in the local majestic views of Little Sarasota Bay on Siesta Key's famous South Bridge.
In addition to taste-tempting dinner and lunch menus with something for every taste, appetite and budget, The Boatyard Bar & Grill offers Siesta Key's outstanding menu complete with the freshest-available oysters, crack-and-peel shrimp and other delicacies from the sea. Daily seafood and regional specialties' also are available.
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