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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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ON THE OCEAN

The only spot in downtown Sarasota where you can eat beside the ocean. Eating outside is less formal than eating inside, they even have valet parking. The snacks and light food... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Ian G
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Sarasota, Florida
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Central Illinois
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

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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Thank Julie B
Nassau, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW 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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Thank Lorinn S
Dania Beach, Florida
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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Thank LeylaN74
Southwest Gulf Coast, Florida
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47 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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Thank TAMIAMITRAIL
Sarasota, Florida
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6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I love taking my out of town guest here for a relaxing but very sarasota experience. I love the bands and the chill american style food not to fancy but also a good selection of something good to eat.

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Sarasota, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The only spot in downtown Sarasota where you can eat beside the ocean. Eating outside is less formal than eating inside, they even have valet parking. The snacks and light food is what you would expect, however the main dining room offers excellent choice and quality. Can be busy as its within walking distance of downtown, and the boardwalk. It's... More 

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Thank Ian G
Sarasota, Florida
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48 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have eating at Marina Jack probably one time a week for a couple years now--mostly lunch. We LUV the food and the variety of the menu. Steaks are very good, their salmon is wonderful, my favorite is the " bunless blu burger"

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Thank FleetPride1
Haymarket, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Two seating areas, the upper starboard side offers the best views. Wait staff is very friendly and attentive. The food is pretty good for a buffet, not outstanding.

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Thank Lisa F
Oakland, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went there attracted by the top view of the sea and the yachts but we were a little disappointed with the food, it is the typical bar food but you pay extra for the view, not bad though.

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