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

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  • 48
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  • 60
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  • 99
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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
Was expecting better

We went with a group of friends for happy hour. It was fairly busy as it was a Friday. However, for what a advertised as "Something Great" in my opinion was only average. The drinks were ample, the apps were of good portion, but took along time to arrive. We all had seafood for dinner. The wait... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed July 3, 2015
GT R
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Sarasota, Florida
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Sarasota, Florida
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23 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

We went with a group of friends for happy hour. It was fairly busy as it was a Friday. However, for what a advertised as "Something Great" in my opinion was only average. The drinks were ample, the apps were of good portion, but took along time to arrive. We all had seafood for dinner. The wait staff was friendly,... More 

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Nokomis, Florida
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15 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

We love their prime rib. Excellent food, great service, and just a cozy restaurant. We enjoyed celebrating birthdays, special occasions there.

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Venice, Florida
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

We had not been to Saltwater Cafe for a very long time due to a disappointing experience, so we decided to try it again with our grandsons. It was a less than satisfactory experience. The waitstaff was fine, but the food was mediocre for the price. I question whether the fish I ordered was even grouper.

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Venice, Florida
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

My wife and I ate there for an early dinner. Had a great dinner w/drinks. The staff was very friendly.

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Sarasota, Florida, United States
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52 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

Enjoyed a dozen raw oysters and a glass of Chardonnay just before diving into a whole Maine lobster dinner!! Delicious!! They are running a summer special now...whole Maine lobster dinner for only $16.99. Hurry and get yours!!

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North Port, Florida, United States
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8 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

This was my first visit to the Saltwater Cafe. Had the BEST steak I have ever had with blue cheese on top. Great martini too! Service was fantastic. I will be coming back!

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Venice, Florida
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

I was very disappointed with both the service and the food. Dishes and sauces must be made from mixes instead of scratch.

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Nokomis, Florida
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30 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

Well, I really had no desire to try this restaurant which is literally in walking distance from where we live, but my husband so wanted to try the fish & chip special that's advertised on Fridays. So we did. We went for dinner on Friday and I was hoping the many negative reviews I had read were mistaken. But no,... More 

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Tampa, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Service was great. Not crowded for a Tuesday. Great food. Grilled tuna salad was just perfect! Others had fried fish sandwiches with french fries. Made for a great business lunch venue.

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Sarasota, Florida
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

Went for 69 cent oysters, they were very good! The waitress was the worst I have ever had................The lobster was tuff

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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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