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Madfish Grill

4059 Cattlemen Rd, Sarasota, FL 34233-5002
+1 941-377-3474
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good32%
  • Average14%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (4 reviews)
“seafood pie” (11 reviews)
“jasmine rice” (7 reviews)
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American, Caribbean, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
4059 Cattlemen Rd, Sarasota, FL 34233-5002
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is really good for fish dishes with a great variety of regular dishes and daily fresh catch offerings. They have many other unique menu items too. Cool, eclectic decor. Clean. Friendly and knowledgeable service. Really good food. A bit pricey, but you get...More

Thank vfguy
MadfishGrill, General Manager at Madfish Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for honest critique! We appreciate your taking the time to review us. Hope to see you soon!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First time visit to this restaurant, and overall thumbs up. Atmosphere and ambiance was pleasing. Service was great being friendly, attentive and knowledgeable. Started with calamari which was excellent. Several menus to choose from; main, specials, and early bird. We picked two from early bird...More

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MadfishGrill, General Manager at Madfish Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to review us, and thank you for the thumbs up! Hope you return soon...

Reviewed 12 December 2017

Lunch at Mad Fish Grill was wonderful. Started with crab-corn chowder that was thick, creamy and hardy. My wife's St. Croix shrimp salad had only 4 shrimp that were butterflied and deep fried with a coconut crust on a large bed of greens. For the...More

Thank BoHo999
MadfishGrill, Manager at Madfish Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

For our guests who prefer to have more shrimp--you may get them ala carte whether you are adding more of the coconut/macadamia crusted shrimp or if you prefer to have them grilled or blackened. The shrimp is a hot, cooked to order item, but it...More

Reviewed 29 November 2017 via mobile

The food here is always excellent and the service is excellent as well. I live one block away and I always feel comfortable going there by myself even. Great specialty cocktails and appetizers. I feel like it’s my neighborhood cheers bar LOL. If you like...More

Thank w84karen
MadfishGrill, General Manager at Madfish Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 30 November 2017

Thank you for your kind words! We are happy you enjoy the atmosphere and the company. See you soon!

Reviewed 24 November 2017

I was visiting family in the area and was treated to dinner here. It's one of my sister's favorite places. I had a pasta dish with shrimp, scallops, and crab. It was outstanding! My sister had A salad with shrimp (substituted for salmon). My brother...More

Thank Mary J
MadfishGrill, Manager at Madfish Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 27 November 2017

So glad to hear you enjoyed our Pasta Martinique! We are glad to accommodate for the special requests. Thanks for your feedback! We look forward to seeing you and your family again. May you all have a happy and healthy holiday season :)

Reviewed 16 November 2017 via mobile

2nd time in 3 days excellent food and service best in st pete beach. Swordfish excellent salad excellent

Thank Anne P
MadfishGrill, General Manager at Madfish Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 17 November 2017

Thanks for the great review! Wish we could take credit for it... We are The Madfish Grill in Sarasota.

Reviewed 8 November 2017

In life there are few exceptional restaurants. MadFish Grill is one of those exceptions. The Madfish experience has a great menu at very reasonable prices. Whatever your desire fish, steak poultry or maybe lite fair all available with excellent service from sincere staff that has...More

Thank PhilipT716
MadfishGrill, General Manager at Madfish Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 9 November 2017

Thanks for taking the time to review us. We are pleased you enjoy the vibe! Can't wait to see you again...

Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

Super fresh seafood at reasonable prices. Great service and ambiance. Fantastic happy hour appetizers. Honestly, I can’t think of anything I don’t like about Madfish!

Thank bimmerfun
MadfishGrill, General Manager at Madfish Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 31 October 2017

Thank you so much for taking the time to review us. We are so happy you enjoy the food and service. Enjoy your Bimmer!

Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

Very poor service matched with mediocre food so I can’t recommend it. Also sorely in need of redecoratingMore

Thank SrqMike
MadfishGrill, Manager at Madfish Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 16 October 2017

We are sorry to hear that you were not impressed! I remember bringing your lunch and noticed that you checked in on social media--thinking that is awesome! My personal apologies--it appeared you were busy on your phone and we know many people making business transactions...More

Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Mad fish grill has been a good place for many years good menu and good happy hour. Food very tasty and staff very friendly not to,pricy and great selection toon of items

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MadfishGrill, Owner at Madfish Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 7 October 2017

Thank you for your feedback. If we can ever make your experience better, let us know.

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Bernadette H
31 October 2017|
Response from MadfishGrill | Property representative |
Hi there - yes we accept reservations for parties of all sizes. Discounted beer/wine/liquor all day until 6PM, additional wine and food specials 4-6PM every day. Thank you for your inquiry!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$14 - US$30
Drinks, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4059 Cattlemen Rd, Sarasota, FL 34233-5002
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Sarasota
  • Phone Number: +1 941-377-3474
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Long-time Sarasota favorite featuring an island-inspired menu and casual atmosphere. Serving everything from seafood to steaks, this local restaurant has earned a reputation for quality food & service.
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