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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: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations, Takeout

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  • 99
    Excellent
  • 82
    Very good
  • 52
    Average
  • 61
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  • 101
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Monday Lunch At Saltwater Cafe - Happy Hour All Day

Had errands to do and stopped in for lunch. It was all day Monday Happy "Hour". 2 for 1 well drinks were great!! Had the Mahi Lunch portion grilled fish special with red cabbage and french fries and the Fried Black Grouper Fish Sandwich with cole slaw and sweet potato fries. Both dishes were... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 22, 2015
John F
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Sarasota, United States
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Sarasota, Florida
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

Went for Happy Hour and wanted to eat plain oysters, but then I saw the Rockefellers on the menu and had to try them, what a great decision! They came with some mix of sour cream and spices and had caviar on top! Only 6 on the plate, so I ordered a second one:)

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Venice, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

My fiance and I have been here a few times. She is a salmon fanatic. She loves it here and says it is the best around...

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Sarasota, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

Had errands to do and stopped in for lunch. It was all day Monday Happy "Hour". 2 for 1 well drinks were great!! Had the Mahi Lunch portion grilled fish special with red cabbage and french fries and the Fried Black Grouper Fish Sandwich with cole slaw and sweet potato fries. Both dishes were nicely proportioned, tasted very good, cooked... More 

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Fairfield, Ohio
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6 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

We met some friends for dinner here while traveling. They have a wide variety of dishes, and the food was delicious.

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Tampa, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

Enjoyed eating outside on a weekend. Ordered great seafood, cooked in various ways. Wine tasting that was advertised was not of average quality, but the cheapest wine you find in the grocery store. Raw oysters were pretty skimpy as well, where the oyster looked like halfed in the shell. Never saw anything like that. Main entree was good though, so... More 

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Sarasota, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

This is one of those places I have seen advertised for years and had never visited, until now. Casual dining atmosphere with a seafood and fishing motif, colorful but not gaudy. The food was fresh abundant and tasteful. My wife had crab legs, I had a seafood tower. Both accompanied by cole slaw potatoes and corn. The only negative was... More 

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Venice, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

Love the oysters and chicken wings. From 4:00pm until 5:30pm they are special along with two for one cocktails.

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Nokomis, Florida
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

We went based on reviews, sorry we did. Ordered the lobster mac and cheese, it was supposed to be made with 1 1/4 pound lobster meat and white truffle/oil, it wasn't. The paste was over cooked, so was the barely there lobster meat, no real sauce at all. I've had better lobster mac and cheese from Sams club! My son... More 

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The Villages, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

We come here everytime we are in Venice. The 4 PM oyster & wings specials can't be beat anywhere. The pizza is awesome (try the shrimp pizza) and great escargot. Never been disappointed with our dinners. Really good service and Chef Rolf is always on top of things. Can't wait to go back!

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Venice, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

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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Restaurant Details

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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