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Boatyard Waterfront Bar and Grill

1500 Stickney Point Rd, Sarasota, FL 34231-3718
+1 941-921-6200
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good35%
  • Average21%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible10%
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“nachos” (22 reviews)
“coconut shrimp” (20 reviews)
“flounder” (13 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
1500 Stickney Point Rd, Sarasota, FL 34231-3718
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1 - 10 of 571 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great live music and water views! Stopped in for a quick drink and stayed for 2 hours on the outdoor waterside patio. Very good nachos and friendly staff.

Thank Noel J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I found this on Tripadvisor after looking for a waterfront lunch place in the area. This did not disappoint! Inside is huge but we sat out on the back patio under umbrellas and watched the boats go by. It was so relaxing and had stunning...More

Thank Heather h
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

We were a party of 9. The menu had a wide variety to chose from. From tacos, salads,pasta, hamburgers crab legs ,everyone in our party was very happy with each of our meals that we ordered. Would highly recommend this restaurant

Thank vacationer91
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

This is a great place on the bay with good views. Our server was just ok. The food was good but a little pricey. The drinks were not good. The entertainment that night was a guy putting a reggae twist to many popular songs. My...More

1  Thank Jennifer's W
Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

Can’t beat being on the water even if it’s only Intercoastal. Great menu selection. Has indoor seating available but all the fun will be at the outdoor bar. Live music many nights and a full service bar. Friendly staff. Plenty of activity.

Thank Mike M
Reviewed 8 July 2018

They have live music at night so it’s a nice place for a relaxing evening overlooking the intracoastal. The food is good and plentiful.

Thank LISA S
Reviewed 5 July 2018

Oysters are delicious. I came here after parasailing to escape a storm. I would also recommend the stuffed mushroom appetizer. Our waitress was also amazing, I think her name was Erin.

Thank Nicole A
Reviewed 4 July 2018 via mobile

First time here /4th of July. Really wanted to like this place after driving by it so many times. The outdoor chairs are very uncomfortable. It was to talk for me to get into. Had to have my party push me in and out of...More

Thank u2lemon78
Reviewed 30 June 2018 via mobile

They were able to accommodate a large party of 11. The atmosphere was fun as this was our first time in Siesta Key and we normally like to find a place on the water. The Siracha Shrimp appetizer was amazing but the fish and chips...More

Thank CinciGoBlue
Reviewed 27 June 2018 via mobile

The view watching boats and jet skis zipping along the inter coastal is picturesque. We saw a dolphin and several fish flipping through the water. You may get to see the drawbridge go up. The food was average at best and expensive. The happy hour...More

Thank Acavar
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Stacy S
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!
25 February 2017|
Response from NicoletteC | Property representative |
Yes, both.
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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene, View, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
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
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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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