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Marina Jack II

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Address: 2 Marina Plz, Sarasota, FL 34236-8997
Phone Number: 941 365 4232
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Dinner cruise.

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Very Good Restaurant!

The restaurant is very good but not cheap. The downstairs area is a bar with food, a lighter menu. The inside restaurant is quite a bit more expensive but very good with a nice... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
Thomas R
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Willow Springs
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Willow Springs
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The restaurant is very good but not cheap. The downstairs area is a bar with food, a lighter menu. The inside restaurant is quite a bit more expensive but very good with a nice menu. I recommend this restaurant but I like the downstairs area best, as you can see the boats in the harbor and you can sit outside.

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Thank Thomas R
Staten Island, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped by Marina Jacks on a Friday night since it was close to our hotel and were pleasantly surprised, with the ambiance and atmosphere. Its a great harbor side bar and casual dining patio, with live entertainment and dancing overlooking the marina with great views of the sunset. Good drinks at a reasonable price, and very good casual fare... More 

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Thank ConeyIslander55
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Me and my family had a savory,and pleasant dinner on board the Marina Jack boat,the food was excellent the service the best,and the views WOW.

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Thank guillermoe653
South Venice, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful location on water wit bar and eating area downstairs. More formal dining upstairs with great water view. Food better than average, but no great shakes. Music in multiple areas of facility. Club like crowd in evenings. Must visit at least once.

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Thank resident344
Central Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We travelled on the Marina Jack II for our 30th Anniversary. We chose to do a lunch cruise and were thrilled with our experience. The food was amazing! We saw several dolphin and lots of great homes. My husband is gluten intolerant and they went out of their way to prepare him a delicious dessert plate. We will definitely be... More 

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Nassau, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I only visited the Patio Dining but looked at all the other venues and they too looked spectacular. Loved the patio...cooled with fans and the open waterview was awesome. Music, good food and great service. Loved this place and I will be back often !!

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Thank Susan G
Sarasota, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Whether you live in Sarasota, or you're just visiting this beautiful area, I highly suggest trying them at Marina Jacks II dinner, sunset cruise. From your first phone call to hold your reservations, to picking up your tickets and boarding, it's a pleasant experience. The waitstaff on the boat was very attentive. The food was excellent. And the sunset was... More 

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2 Thank Lorinn S
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2016

We went on the dinner cruise for our friend's 50th birthday. First off, the boat was severely crowded. I was unable to move in my seat, stuck in between 2 people with someone else behind me. I could barely get out of my seat to get my food. It was also so warm and there was barely any air conditioning.... More 

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Dania Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016

Good place to go in Sarasota Downtown, to have a nice evening with beautiful view , dinner and live music. Food and services were excellent.

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Southwest Gulf Coast, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016

Our party of 11 sat comfortably on the upper deck for a lunchtime cruise (1-2:30). The buffet-style meal was delicious, the cocktails superb, and the waitstaff attentive. There are seats and cafe' tables on the outer-deck as well. We moved around a lot-upstairs, downstairs, outside: depending on the view. We will try the dinner cruise next time. Lunch price was... More 

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