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Marina Jack II

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Marina Jack II
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Featuring Sightseeing Lunch and Sunset Dinner cruises daily. Cruise schedule is daily, reservations are recommended.
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2 Marina Plz, Sarasota, FL 34236-8997
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

For the last ten years, my family and I have celebrated Thanksgiving at Marina Jack's restaurant. When I booked our table in mid October, I was told the only times available were noon and after four o'clock. I chose noon and requested a window view....More

Date of experience: November 2018
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GregC2963, General Manager at Marina Jack II, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

I am so disappointed to hear that your Thanksgiving was not a memorable one for the good. We take pride in giving every guest the best service possible and it seems like we dropped the ball. I will be looking into this to see what...More

Reviewed September 17, 2018

On a beautiful night you can sight see the back yards of rich folks homes on the bay. One can only imagine the insides of some of these properties much less the giant boats moored outside them. Only way to see them is by boat...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Adrian L
GregC2963, General Manager at Marina Jack II, responded to this reviewResponded September 19, 2018

Adrian, thanks for your review! The views are spectacular from the boat, come see us again soon.

Reviewed August 6, 2018

prompt, friendly very helpful service! The food was good the menu was varied and the beverages were cold on a hot day! a very comfortable cruise on the bay.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank jimlaw41
Greg C, General Manager at Marina Jack II, responded to this reviewResponded August 7, 2018

Congratulations to your cousin and glad you had a nice time, come visit again soon.

Reviewed August 6, 2018

Great fun on the Marina Jacks II cruise boat. The cruise around Sarasota Bay & the Gulf is beautiful. The dinner was excellent as well. Highly recommenced experience.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Larry G
Greg C, General Manager at Marina Jack II, responded to this reviewResponded August 7, 2018

Thanks Larry come visit us again soon!

Reviewed July 31, 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed the sunset! Food is good. If you are seeded upstairs, you find the buffet a mess because main deck is served first. Windows are condenced because to cold AC inside what gives a view that’s not clear. Lady’s in the shop where you...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Greg C, General Manager at Marina Jack II, responded to this reviewResponded August 1, 2018

All apologizes for any disappointment you may have experienced. If you could please reach out to Anne Camire 941-365-4232 ext 5 so that we may do some further investigating into these matters. thanks

Reviewed July 21, 2018 via mobile

I have been bringing our boat to Marina Jacks for fuel and lunch for many years. The dock staff is fabulous especially Darryl. However it seems as if they have changed their service staff in the last several months and it has gone nothing but...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Greg C, General Manager at Marina Jack II, responded to this reviewResponded July 23, 2018

Thanks for taking the time to review us and please know how deeply disappointed I am to hear the lack of service you have received... Please feel free to reach out to Anne Camire 941-365-4232 ext. 5 at your convenience to discuss further.

Reviewed July 21, 2018 via mobile

It was a quiet morning in off season when Five of us decided to cruise the Sarasota harbor and the islands just off shore. We decided to go for the lunch buffet, too. We arrived at the requested 11:15, boarded at 11:30, and left dock...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Greg C, General Manager at Marina Jack II, responded to this reviewResponded July 25, 2018

Robert thank you for your descriptive review. The dinner cruise is quite the experience as well! Hope to see you again

Reviewed July 15, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I chose Marina Jack II Sightseeing and Lunch Cruise as our Sunday afternoon outing with my mother, age 78, his uncle, age 89, and his uncle's lady friend, age 91. Everyone had an easy time getting on and off the ship and...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Greg C, General Manager at Marina Jack II, responded to this reviewResponded July 21, 2018

Thank you for your review and we look forward to you joining us on our dinner cruise. This time of year boarding starts at 630pm and returns to the dock at 9pm.

Reviewed July 12, 2018 via mobile

I stopped by here for lunch before catching a flight. Very good prices. I loved the scenery with the boats water. The oysters were very good and the Cuban sandwich was amazing. I highly recommend it.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Greg C, General Manager at Marina Jack II, responded to this reviewResponded July 14, 2018

Thanks for joining us, look to see you again!

Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

The Sunset Dinner Cruise was a very nice and upscale event with beautiful views of the bay. We enjoyed great service and a nice dinner buffet selection of flavorful food, including Salmon and Prime Rib carved to order. We also liked the fact that we...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Greg C, General Manager at Marina Jack II, responded to this reviewResponded July 14, 2018

Thank you for your nice review, we take pride in serving all of our guests. Come see us again

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kristeno55kitten
October 8, 2018|
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Response from GregC2963 | Property representative |
Hi there, this is a family cruise although there is a bar on board
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robert d
June 11, 2018|
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Response from Jhonesnaps60 | Reviewed this property |
Yes there is and it was a full bar.
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