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1071 Tamiami Trl N, Nokomis, FL 34275-2163
(941) 488-3775
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11:30 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Reservations, Takeout

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  • 78
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  • 52
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  • 61
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Been by this place dozens of times always wanted to stop, so today was the day. Very disappointed! Was craving a fish sandwich but was not impressed with tilapia from China. Had a shrimp po'boy! Not impressed at all had 5 yes 5 medium shrimp on a bun with lettuce and tomato. Staff was nice but not... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed July 11, 2015
yhannon
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Live Oak, Florida
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Venice, Florida
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

Great variety of Seafood. Lots of specials on born drinks and food. Friendly knowledgeable waitstaff.lunch and early bird selection is good and reasonable.

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Gettysburg
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015 NEW

I'd say this place is a diner trying to be a five star restaurant. Save your money for something better tasting than the food at this place. The only bright spot in the meal was the ice cream they served for "free" after lunch.

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Lakeland, Florida
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

we have eaten here before ,we love the atmosphere ,some of the things on menu are a bit pricey,if asked if you would like something cooked a certain way ,ask what the price difference is before you decide you might get sticker shock ,overall i would go there again

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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

We were in the mood for a good dinner salad and found it here. What an incredible menu...it goes on forever so you could easily find something you like. I had a Wedge with Buffalo Shrimp and my husband had Greek Salad with MahiMahi on top...we also ordered the appetizer of Roasted Artichoke Hearts. Everything was delicious!

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Winter Garden, Florida
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Arrive before 5:30 for the early bird specials. Great prices, good food! Some early meals come with a salad & a scoop of ice-cream.

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Forest Hill, Maryland
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

Beware! This restaurant owner ripped us off. Sign outside advertised AYCE Crablegs Mahi $14.95. Asked host before being seated if AYCE Crablegs were $14.95 and was told yes. When check came we were charged $40 each. Even after host confirmed that he told us it was $14.95, owner insisted we pay $178 for family of 4. The police were called... More 

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Fort Collins, Colorado
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41 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

Our airline messed us over again so we ended up getting to the area late. We tried the nearest places that were supposed to be opened, but apparently they decided to close early. We set out to find something other than the usual drive thru garbage. We found this place that was open. We arrived, walked in and were promptly... More 

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Live Oak, Florida
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

Been by this place dozens of times always wanted to stop, so today was the day. Very disappointed! Was craving a fish sandwich but was not impressed with tilapia from China. Had a shrimp po'boy! Not impressed at all had 5 yes 5 medium shrimp on a bun with lettuce and tomato. Staff was nice but not impressed with food... More 

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Wiesbaden, Germany
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

We went in for happy hour and while our waiter was spot on and attentive, the food was okay. The wings were not hot, but low medium, and the boiled shrimp while big were tasteless and not good. The spinach salad was sub par, spinach was dried out and the dressing was gummy with not good flavor. We used to... More 

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Sarasota, Florida
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25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

We have frequented this place before, being "locals". This time we went with two other couples for a July 4th dinner of Maine Lobster for $16.99. Although there were other specials, reasonably priced, we opted for the lobster. They were about 1 1/4 lbs. each - best price in town. The wait staff was good and attentive, but we had... More 

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Additional Information about Saltwater Cafe

Address: 1071 Tamiami Trl N, Nokomis, FL 34275-2163
Phone Number: (941) 488-3775
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Nokomis
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisine: American, Steakhouse, Seafood

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1071 Tamiami Trl N, Nokomis, FL 34275-2163
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Nokomis
  • Phone Number: (941) 488-3775

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Steakhouse, Seafood
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm

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