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Gilligan's Island Bar and Grill

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5253 Ocean Blvd, Sarasota, FL 34242
941-346-8122
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11:00 am - 2:00 am
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 2:00 am
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Dining options: Drinks, Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Late Night

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  • 43
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  • 24
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  • 10
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Decent food!

Ate on the patio and watched traffic go by. There was live music playing while we were there which was a nice feature. They also had TVs playing to watch. Service was pretty good for the most part. Food was not a WOW factor but filling. I had chicken strips, fries and slaw and my daughter ordered... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
Kay2986
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Parkersburg, West Virginia
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Parkersburg, West Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Ate on the patio and watched traffic go by. There was live music playing while we were there which was a nice feature. They also had TVs playing to watch. Service was pretty good for the most part. Food was not a WOW factor but filling. I had chicken strips, fries and slaw and my daughter ordered a chicken dish... More 

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Cedar Rapids, Iowa
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31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

We had been here a few years ago and it was average. They have since done some remodeling and the food was much improved! We sat towards the back outside. Server was great with plenty of fans to keep the air moving (it was early evening so no direct sun). Ordered onion rings for an appetizer -they were crispy and... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW via mobile

My favorite place on the key! Service is amazing and I love the fish tacos. Everyone is very friendly. I've been so many times and enjoyed myself. They hire the best staff!

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Williamsburg, Virginia
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38 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 NEW

Stopped here for lunch first day on island for a quick lunch before hitting the beach. Really cool decor with a very beachy feel. Fish tacos were excellent and surprisingly filling. They also had the best french fries of all the places we ate during our stay there. Prices were a little high but typical of all the other restaurants... More 

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Warsaw, Indiana
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015 NEW

The food was very good. The service was very slow. We saw our waitress only when she needed to be at the table ( taking orders, bringing food, and bringing check) we had to walk up to the bar for our own refills.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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21 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Great fish tacos and a nice breezy patio to sit and relax on! I had the fish tacos (I try them everywhere I go) and Gilligan's were very good! Great mango salsa! The lady had chicken fingers and fries (which is hard to mess up) and they were really good as well! Very large portions on both plates! The drinks... More 

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San Jose, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

Ate here with a large group of 10 and they were very accommodating! Excellent blackened shrimp tacos; crazy, huge nachos and great selection of other entrees. It was all yummy!!

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Norfolk, Massachusetts
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

Stopped in after a day at the beach for appetizers and a few cocktails. They offered some happy hour specials which we took advantage of. Our waitress was very friendly and offered great service. We sat outside at a table looking out at the bikes and people walking by. Definitely a nice place to stop for a few drinks and... More 

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Champaign-Urbana, Illinois
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

They have different areas for different desires. They have some that are more party type and others where you can have a semi quiet meal. Great staff!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

Really good nachos. You get a mound of them! At least it can feed 4 people. The chili they put on it is really good. Fun environment too for the night life!

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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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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 5253 Ocean Blvd, Sarasota, FL 34242
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Sarasota
  • Phone Number: 941-346-8122
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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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?