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Boatyard Waterfront Bar and Grill

1500 Stickney Point Rd, Sarasota, FL 34231-3718
941-921-6200
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Ranked #360 of 860 Restaurants in Sarasota
Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 2:00 am
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Bar scene, Large groups, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating, Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
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English first
Northern NJ
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20 reviews 20 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015 via mobile

Walked in and walked around trying to find someone to acknowledge our presence. No one did so we sat ourselves. A waitress finally acknowledged us & said she would get our server. We ordered drinks & were served our drinks in a timely manner, but received no napkins. When we ordered our meal that too was served in a timely... More 

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Oakville, Canada
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12 reviews 12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

We were placed in the lower level (basement?) for dinner while restaurant not at al busy. Service very slow - concrete floor - temperature cold. After several visits to ground level to ask where/when food & drinks would arrive … they finally did arrive. Drinks OK … food mediocre. A cold night … never again.

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Sarasota, Florida
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15 reviews 15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

Had some time to kill awaiting my publisher. I decided to drop in as ive never been in before. I was impressed by the decorations and the bartender at the bar. I relaxed and had a nice drink and enjoyed a wonderful and juicy chicken sandwich.

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Atlanta, GA
Top Contributor
72 reviews 72 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Dined on a Tuesday night to accommodate a local who thought we were going to a different restaurant. The reviews were dim enough to make this first time visitor feel maybe we could find a better one but schedules are hard to connect. We arrived early to secure a table for 6:30 for a party of 3. We were acknowledged... More 

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East TX
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18 reviews 18 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014 via mobile

We really enjoyed our meal at this place. The service was excellent and the food was very good. The night we visited a local band was playing and they did a great job interacting with the guest. It was also nice being near the water and seeing small boats pass by. Our 2 year old highly approved the fries.

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North Branch, Minnesota
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20 reviews 20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

The Boatyard is a great place to stop for a bite to eat, but the food isn't over-the-top great and a little expensive. For a good view, appetizers, and a few drinks, I would recommend the boatyard.

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

My girlfriend and i went out on a fishing charter with Mark and Damian and their company Siesta Key Fishing Charters. Captain Damian picked us up from this restaurants dock where we went out for 6hr . We had a great day with him. When we returned Damian cleaned all of our fish where we brought it up to the... More 

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leldel@optonline.net
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103 reviews 103 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

Location is Great. Near Siesta Key and a great view from the deck area. Boat Access also available. We have visited this restaurant/bar for over 20 years. Unfortunately currently the place needs some updating and a new chef or at least improvement in the quality of the food. Sure Hamburgers and Sandwiches are OK but that about it. If going... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia, United States
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26 reviews 26 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

Been here twice now. Once during a thunderstorm with windows wide open on the water and another time when the weather was perfect. Windows wide open onto the Inner Coastal to watch the boats. Food and service was fabulous. We will return again.

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Bradenton, Florida
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124 reviews 124 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

The food was O.K. ~ Coconut Shrimp was fair-the Coleslaw was pretty good. I tasted my husband's grouper and it wasn't done enough for my expectations. I wanted another glass of wine but that didn't happen. The food is served in a basket. Basically, nothing special. There was live entertainment which was quite good and they do have a rustic... More 

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Additional Information about Boatyard Waterfront Bar and Grill

Address: 1500 Stickney Point Rd, Sarasota, FL 34231-3718
Phone Number: 941-921-6200
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Sarasota
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 2:00 am
Monday 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Tuesday 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Wednesday 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Thursday 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Friday 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Saturday 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Cuisine: American

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