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Lucky Pelican

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6239 Lake Osprey Dr, Sarasota, FL 34240-8433
941-907-0589
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Today
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 3:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Mon 11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Tue - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 195
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  • 26
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
GREAT FISH HOUSE

Given its location, Lakewood Ranch, you would not thinks of this place as a "fish house" but that it is. A REALLY good fish house at that. Usually a wait but always worth the wait. Great food, great service, fair value. GO HERE !

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 31, 2015
morgan s
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Venice, Florida
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Venice, Florida
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87 reviews 87 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015 NEW

Given its location, Lakewood Ranch, you would not thinks of this place as a "fish house" but that it is. A REALLY good fish house at that. Usually a wait but always worth the wait. Great food, great service, fair value. GO HERE !

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Oxford,ct.
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 NEW

Good fresh seafood. Fair and reasonable prices. Casual atmosphere, nice outdoor dining. Very busy place always! Stay away during season or go at opening or late. Very good menu.

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Lakewood Ranch, Florida
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 NEW

We have lived in the area for almost 2 years and Lucky P has always been a favorite until recently. I do have to say that the staff and waiters are GREAT and many have been there as long as we have been going, but since this last round of snowbirds and crowds over the winter months we have seen... More 

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Naples, Florida
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

Some of the best seafood I have ever had. I recommend the swordfish off the regular menu. Get there early or plan on waiting.

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Bradenton, Florida
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308 reviews 308 reviews
232 restaurant reviews
102 helpful votes 102 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

We went here with my bother-in-law and friend. They do not take reservations so expect to wait 30 minutes on a weekend . Great service, simple food, lot dis food here. Indoor or outdoor seating .

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Stuart, FL
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113 reviews 113 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

We did not have a bad meal here it was just not up to TripAdvisor 4 1/2 dots. The fish in my Fish and Chips was dripping oil, I went to the service stand and rolled each piece in several napkins and ended up discarding most of the batter. The Charred Cauliflower was very good and was done in a... More 

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Stuart, Florida
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117 reviews 117 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

Usually when we find a restaurant on Trip Advisor at 4.5 stars and rated by so many people we're more than satisfied, not the case this time. The calamari was bland, the fish in my husbands fish and chips was VERY greasy. I had the shrimp tacos which were ok but nothing to write home about.Now to end on a... More 

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Top Contributor
51 reviews 51 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 via mobile

This is what you want in a Florida seafood joint. Anybody who gives this sub par reviews is sabotaging for faster seating. : ) It's got a great tap and decent wine selection. The Pelican has killer fresh seafood and a good raw bar. It's not a fried seafood kinda place. It's grilled or blackened fresh fish and shellfish over... More 

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Lakewood Ranch, Florida
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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

We moved to the area 2 years ago and tried this restaurant on a recommendation. It was off the beaten path but instantly became our favorite restaurant! We take all of our out of town visitors here and enjoy lunch and dinner. We meet clients here for business as well. The food is superb, the service always fantastic, and the... More 

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23 reviews 23 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Hungry getting off the plane in Tampa, I searched tripadvisor for a good choice on the way to Siesta Key. This place is just off I-75 in north Sarasota, but you won't see it from the highway. It's all about fresh seafood - most local. We tried half shell and fried oysters, tuna ceviche (to die for) and fried flounder... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 6239 Lake Osprey Dr, Sarasota, FL 34240-8433
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Sarasota
  • Phone Number: 941-907-0589

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Seafood
Open Hours
Sunday
3:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?