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Marina Jack II

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Address: 2 Marina Plaza, Sarasota, FL 34236
Phone Number: 941 365 4232
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Description: Dinner cruise.

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Beautiful view

We've gone there for special events, like birthdays and anniversaries. The view is so beautiful, felt like a vacation even though we lived in Sarasota at the time. We thought the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 26, 2015
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Palm Harbor, Florida
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Palm Harbor, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

We've gone there for special events, like birthdays and anniversaries. The view is so beautiful, felt like a vacation even though we lived in Sarasota at the time. We thought the prices were high for the food provided. Generally we'd prefer eating downstairs at their more casual, open air restaurant. The prices there are reasonable and a better value. But... More 

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Bradenton, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

Location is the best. Relaxing views, great to people watch. Food has always been exceptional as are the beverages. A great place to spend an afternoon or evening.

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Venice, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

Top notch service as always. Food is elegant with enough variety for everyone. Surprisingly generous portions - did not leave hungry as with the typical high-class restaurant fare. Seafood is always a hit, view was spectacular. Maybe some music for the dining room? Light piano music or something tropical.

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Asheville, North Carolina
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

Unfortunately,I have never had a meal I would rave about at Marina Jack in Sarasota. It is a real draw for tourists though, so if you are from a land locked part of the world and would like to look out on Sarasota Bay and eat expensive hamburgers, give it a try.

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Tampa, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

If you have time to stop by, do so. It's a nice quiet place to walk around in. There was a shady park there for the kids too

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

Loved it. The BEST Oysters Rockefeller I've ever had. Wasn't too fond of the grouper sandwich but the oysters were to die for!

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

We took the dinner cruise on a relatively quiet night and has a really nice time. As its a buffet it could get quite hectic on a full cruise, the drill seemed to be to queue once and pick up your salad and main meal in one visit. The food was very good and there was adequate quantities. The waiting... More 

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Punta Gorda, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

What a great place to stroll along the water. Beautiful gardens and yaucht basin. With a excellent view of downtown Sarasota.

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Miami, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

We eat at the patio, they have music, tables are rustic and not easy to get since is always a lot of people eating and drinking, good parking area close by.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

We love the view but the food is also very good. The patio area is very nice but the restaurant has the better food. You can eat on the deck in the restaurant section and get real drinks in glass rather than the patio where you are served in plastic. it is really a personal issue with me because the... More 

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