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All 849 Sarasota Restaurants

Gilligan's Island Bar and Grill

5253 Ocean Blvd, Sarasota, FL 34242
941-346-8122
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Ranked #256 of 849 Restaurants in Sarasota
Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 2:00 am
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Late Night
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Glenside, Pennsylvania
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63 reviews 63 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

Great happy hour specials (11-7) for cheap pitchers and more. Great place to relax after a long (or short) day at the beach. Food is pretty good too and the servers are mostly friendly. Walking distance from the beach right in the village

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Rockville, Maryland
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24 reviews 24 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

The casual, thatched roof patio and deck are perfect for enjoying a cold drink and watching the people walk by. Typical pub food, so don't expect too much, but you won't find a better compliment to a cold beer than their fried pickles and nachos. Sunday Fundays are the best - steel drums or similar low-key live entertainment complete the... More 

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Shanghai
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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

If you're over 30 STAY away from this place. Last time I was there, it was a free for all for any youngster with their fake IDs. I much prefer a nice dinner to drunken kids being stupid in a bar.

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22 reviews 22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

Looked at going to this place for dinner but ended up just having drinks. Definitely more of a place for drinking but they do do food. Great atmosphere though and well deccorated island feel. Would go back for drinks again. Happy Hour is the best time to go

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Pennsylvania
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196 reviews 196 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

We first asked for the best waiter and if that is what we got we sure didn't feel like it. He was very slow and I dont know how long we sat there before we got to order our meal. The chips and queso was very good, i loved it! My boyfriend got the chicken strips and fries, fries were... More 

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Springfield, Illinois
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

We recently held a rehearsal dinner at Gilligan's Island. Jennifer and Scott the owners were awesome to accomodate our requests. Marshall & Jessica were our servers and they did an outstanding job! We went back several times throughout our stay. Their live entertainment, happy hours and food were what I consider the best in Siesta Key.

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Churchville, Virginia
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

Went on a Sat evening and since it wasn't busy should have just kept walking. But we went in. For starters we where seated besides a group that should have been cut of a few drinks back. Loud annoying cursing just annoying. Frozen drinks made from mixers just bought nothing fresh or no rum. The fish was mush and undercooked.... More 

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Forked River, New Jersey
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

One of the highlights of our Florida trips for my husband was going to Gilligans and having his barbecued grouper sandwich. Well, we haven't gone to Florida in a few years but we finally made it back this past August. What a big disappointment for the both of us. I asked if they had mint tea. The waitress said yes... More 

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Orlando, Florida
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37 reviews 37 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

On Sunday 8/31, Gilligans had the Ventura's band -OMG that girl can sing Led Zepplin! What started as coffee/desert at LeLu's Coffee Lounge turned into Corona's and live music at Gilligan's. It seemed to be patron'd by the locals with a night of drink specials. Waitress was very friendly. Stopped in a day later and Rodney was playing in the... More 

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Glen Rock, New Jersey
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57 reviews 57 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

Fun bar/restaurant. Fun atmosphere. Tiki Bar vibe. Good place for lunch, too. Great burgers! Good live entertainment. Close proximity to Siesta Beach Resort.

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Additional Information about Gilligan's Island Bar and Grill

Address: 5253 Ocean Blvd, Sarasota, FL 34242
Phone Number: 941-346-8122
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

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