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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

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Visitor rating
  • 85
    Excellent
  • 65
    Very good
  • 44
    Average
  • 56
    Poor
  • 95
    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
Hmmm...Somewhere between a 2 and a 5...but Dog Friendly!

One of the more difficult places to rate (and I've done a lot)...the people next to us had a terrible night - wrong drinks, wrong appetizers, messed up main...but the management came out, agreed, and comped the meal. So...hmmm.... I finally settled on a "3" for our experience as it was a complete... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed March 16, 2015
R B
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Jacksonville, Florida
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Takeout
  • Late Night
  • Dessert
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345 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Odessa, FL
Senior Contributor
34 reviews 34 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 NEW

Food was excellent. Gluten Free menu available. Service was good. Drinks were great! We all ended up ordering pizza and it was GREAT! Several options on the menu.

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Venice, Florida
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 NEW

Went for Brunch with Friends. Wide array of interesting choices. Good food, attractively presented (salmon patties, eggs Benedict, and a Swiss baked eggs, cheese & potato's breakfast. Excellent service, friendly waitress..

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Sarasota, Florida
Top Contributor
106 reviews 106 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 NEW

We are frequent followers of Saltwater Café especially after the season when all of the great promotions kick in. Last night, we were in the mood for their Seafood Boil and Baked Oysters. Their oysters which are prepared with spinach, crab and mozzarella cheese...much like Rockefeller, was absolutely the best around. We sat at the bar and Jim, the bartender... More 

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Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 NEW via mobile

A visit to Sarasota is not complete without a night at Saltwater Cafe! We usually come here after a night at the dance studio for some cocktails and pizza. We always have fun. Great drinks, company and the white pizza is my favourite! Highly recommend the margaritas and cosmopolitans. The vege pizza is great as is the sausage white pizza.... More 

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Massachusetts
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14 reviews 14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

My wife's salmon was somewhat overcooked and my fried oysters and clams were terribly overcooked. I should have sent them back to the kitchen. There are too many very good restaurants in this area to waste time and money on this one.

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Asheville, North Carolina
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015 via mobile

i don't normally write reviews but I feel this needs to be said. This establishment is ripping people off. i ordered a salad with a petite cut of grilled halibut. The price was 14.99 on the menu for mahi. I was not told there was an up charge for halibut. When I got the bill it was 29.99 for a... More 

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Jacksonville, Florida
Top Contributor
193 reviews 193 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

One of the more difficult places to rate (and I've done a lot)...the people next to us had a terrible night - wrong drinks, wrong appetizers, messed up main...but the management came out, agreed, and comped the meal. So...hmmm.... I finally settled on a "3" for our experience as it was a complete mixed bag: First, note of caution that... More 

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Venice, Florida
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

We had read the reviews and decide to have dinner before attending the drum circle at sunset on the beach. We choose to eat outside, that was a mistake. The waitstaff would allow dishes and food to remain on tables after patrons had left. The birds would swoop in and start feasting. After about 10 minutes of watching the birds... More 

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Wimauma, Florida
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18 reviews 18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

We were a large group of 31 and that seemed to cause some problems. Firstly we were entitled to a free glass of wine, but no one told us until half way through the meal. Some tables were provided with sugar for the iced tea but my table was not, when I mentioned it to the wait staff it took... More 

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Venice, Florida
Top Contributor
102 reviews 102 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

We have been to Saltwater many times and never disappointed. On this visit we were entertaining guests that had several dietary restrictions. No problem for Rudy who was our waiter nor the kitchen in preparing everything to their wishes. Rudy's attention to their requests made it a highly successful visit. As always all the food was fresh, hot and cooked... More 

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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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?