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Captain Brian's Seafood Market

8441 N Tamiami Trl, Sarasota, FL 34243-2015
(941) 351-4492
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Ranked #178 of 849 Restaurants in Sarasota
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Mon - Sat 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Washington, DC
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21 reviews 21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014 NEW

How could I resist the $17.95 lobster with salad bar, available before 5:30? Tasty and tender. Such a deal!

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Omaha, Nebraska
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50 reviews 50 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

We always make sure to visit Captain Brian's whenever we are in the area. The Seafood Chowder is outstanding and is as good as anything we have experienced. The seafood selection is fresh, well prepared and comes with two sides and Rosemary sourdough bread. The service is consistently very good and drink prices are average. The decor is dated nautical... More 

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Sarasota, Florida
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14 reviews 14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Not fancy, but pick your fish from the glass enclosure if you wish for a meal prepared as you like it. They will prepare the dish you want in any style you want. Fairly priced. A local favorite for many, many years.

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Commerce Township, Michigan
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66 reviews 66 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

Just past the Shell gas and get ready to turn into the small strip mall right after the Subway sign. Very delicious. Excellent prices. We had a clam grouper basket. Lots of food. Delicious homemade french fries and Cole slaw also came with the meal. Wish we were staying closer bc we'd come back for the early bird special tonight...1.25#... More 

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Maitland, Florida
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23 reviews 23 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

My wife and I make trips to the Bradenton area a number of times each year and a trip to Captain Brian's is always on the itinerary. The food is always fresh -- right off the docks. The selections offer a variety for all tastes. I love shrimp and have never been disappointed with its preparation. The service is good... More 

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Highland Park, Illinois
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54 reviews 54 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

My friend brought me here because it is one of her favorite places. We were sick of all the fancy, schmancy places and Captain Brian's is an oasis. The food is simple but delicious. Lobster was great as were the sides. We will be back next month!

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Senior Contributor
38 reviews 38 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

We were seated at a table and the table cloth was sticky. We ordered Margaritas which were awful! Now for the food. Dinner came with the salad bar....the plates were warm, just out of the dishwasher. Who wants to eat cold salad on a warm plate? Appetizer was just okay, but the Entree had much too much seasoning, when it... More 

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Greensboro, North Carolina
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

We go to Sarasota every year for medical reasons. Dinner at Capt. Brian's is our reward and treat. Wonderful seafood, especially the seafood chowder! Very nice salad bar which includes pickled herring. It's not a fancy restaurant, but service is friendly and food is great. Don't forget the key lime pie!

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Ormond Beach, Florida
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26 reviews 26 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

We were out of town for a convention and I checked tripadvisor for some restaurants they had a good rating so we went here. I got one of the special seafood items with the salad bar (needs to be bigger) and a sweet potato. The sweet potato was the smallest I have ever had the fish was good though. Pricy... More 

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Senior Contributor
38 reviews 38 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

Laid back, down home atmosphere with huge fish tanks, interesting photography and stuffed fish trophies on the walls, and its own mini fish market. Wished I had access to a stove to whip up some delectable treat. The food was filling, good, but basic, with friendly, good service.

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Additional Information about Captain Brian's Seafood Market

Address: 8441 N Tamiami Trl, Sarasota, FL 34243-2015
Phone Number: (941) 351-4492
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Sarasota
Open Hours:
Monday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisine: American, Seafood, Steakhouse

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