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Old Salty Dog - Siesta Key

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5023 Ocean Blvd, Sarasota, FL 34242-1634
(941) 349-0158
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Dinner, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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  • 122
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  • 167
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  • 85
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  • 40
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  • 38
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Very Good Food

Wanted lunch out of the "hub bub" of downtown so made our way to the Old Salty Dog Café. It was a beautiful day and we decided to sit outside---that was the good news. Unfortunately they allow dogs on the outside patio and for those of us allergic to dog dander and hair, the experience can be less... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
Anthony L
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Aiken, South Carolina
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Columbus, Ohio
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We ate here one night and could not believe the noise level. The bartenders were clearly partying with the customers. They were so loud, many diners finished quickly and left. Not that the food was much to stay for. Unimaginative and over-priced.

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Aiken, South Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Wanted lunch out of the "hub bub" of downtown so made our way to the Old Salty Dog Café. It was a beautiful day and we decided to sit outside---that was the good news. Unfortunately they allow dogs on the outside patio and for those of us allergic to dog dander and hair, the experience can be less than pleasant... More 

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Thank Anthony L
Knoxville, Tennessee
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

ate outside. had a large party and it was a wonderful dinner location. Two picky children LOVED their food. fabulous ADULT drinks as well

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Thank hillaryatc
Halifax, Canada
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41 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great place for lunch and a drink. Lots to choose from beyond great burgers. Service is very friendly. Fish and seafood is fresh inventively presented. Nice to have the option of eating in or on the spacious patio.Definitely worth a visit

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Thank joe m
North Smithfield, Rhode Island
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a wonderful evening catching up with family on our trip here. The service and food was great. They did not rush us out after we were done and the waitress was wonderful!

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Thank vcarlucci888
Mansfield, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Found this place by chance, being Brit I quickly realised the history of the place and was setting my sights on the signature Old Salty Dog, changed my mind and had the steamed mussels as the waitress swore by them, AMAZING!

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Thank jamesnbeck
Seneca Falls, New York
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22 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The staff was super friendly and the food was very tasty & affordable. The atmosphere is great and low key. Definitely recommend a stop here!

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Thank kmk818
Ithaca, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Just finished lunch with my wife, daughters & their families. Great lunch food and atmosphere. Service was fabulous. Table of eight served prompt. Kitchen timed apps and meal perfectly. Truly a gem in siesta key.

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Thank 08VictoryVision
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63 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Old Salty Dog is very good if you are looking for American/British/Seafood all put together. There is a lot of choice on the menu that will fit whatever you are looking for. My husband and I ordered the onion rings, which were excellent, a burger and the fish tacos. All of the food was very good, and large portions. The... More 

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Thank Ktjonesy
Eastpointe, Michigan
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visiting south florida after Colorado trip,eating here,and 85 degrees was incredible. Was here during afternoon,and nice outdoor/indoor setting. I could not sit at picnic tables because I am an old geezer,but instead sat at chair with back to it in open air,thatched roof area. Waitress Amy,new from Conneticut,is lucky to be living the vida loca in south florida.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 5023 Ocean Blvd, Sarasota, FL 34242-1634
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Sarasota
  • Phone Number: (941) 349-0158

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Seafood, Pub

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Bar scene
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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