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The Public House Tap & Grill

6240 N Lockwood Ridge Rd, North Sarasota, FL 34243-2529
+1 941-822-0795
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good17%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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American, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
6240 N Lockwood Ridge Rd, North Sarasota, FL 34243-2529
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wife and I have been many times in just a few months and we'll keep coming back. The food is great, the beer selection is very good. I wish they would rotate a few every week but that's ok. Still a great list. Overall we...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank mrgto455
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This restaurant is within the plaza where the cheap movies are. It is consistently good, with super rib specials on Mondays. The wait staff is super helpful and they have $3 drink specials ALL DAY. It is a fantastic find. Also, outdoor seating when the...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank jeanninelehman
managertph, Manager at The Public House Tap & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you very much!

Reviewed December 11, 2018

Great fish and chips. large portions at very reasonable prices. This restaurant has become a regular on our eating out routine. Not fancy but comfortable. Really good food.. Enjoy!!!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank p1738
managertph, Manager at The Public House Tap & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for the kind words!

Reviewed December 9, 2018

The reviews here are terrific, but our experience was just so-so. No carpet, so it's loud. No partitions or booths, so it's louder. Just one big room with open tables. Not sure what they're trying to do here, but it's not an appealing layout. I...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Rick W
Reviewed December 1, 2018 via mobile

Nice place to relax, have a beer and meal. Service is friendly and quick. Lots of TVs. Seating outside is nice too

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank rsilva64
Reviewed November 19, 2018 via mobile

My son and I enjoy trying new restaurants in Sarasota and again we found a neighborhood bar and grill. The Public House is fairly quiet on weekdays and great for a relaxed late night (after nine pm) dinner. Also, they have some great deals after...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Fusion3
Reviewed November 13, 2018 via mobile

Went on a Monday for full rack of baby back ribs for $9.99. Absolutely delicious!!! Felll off the bone. No fat. Great service from Mario. Other specials on tuesday Wednesday and Thursdays.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank 591carynk
Reviewed November 11, 2018

Group ate here for lunch and everyone was pleased with their food and portions. Duck sandwich was delicious. the kind of place you feel comfortable dropping in and sitting at the bar by yourself for lunch. Late night menu looks great for the after the...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Elizabeth L
Reviewed November 10, 2018

Osso Bucco was amazing as referred by Mario our server. Wife had Mac and Cheese, kids had pizza and grilled cheese. This was our 4th time in. 1st time with the kids. Good food, nice atmosphere. We went in early so I can't review late...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank mrgto455
Reviewed November 9, 2018 via mobile

Wife and I just relocated to Sarasota and was referred to this spot. Love it. Great food, outstanding beer menu, and comfortable atmosphere. I've been a few times for dinner and lunch. Hasn't disappointed me.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Chris L
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April 13, 2018|
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Response from managertph | Property representative |
Yes, outside on the patio.
April 13, 2018|
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Response from Deg52596 |
Outside only
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$5 - $15
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Families with children, Bar scene
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6240 N Lockwood Ridge Rd, North Sarasota, FL 34243-2529
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  North Sarasota
  • Phone Number: +1 941-822-0795
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The Public House, Tap & Grill offers Casual Dining with a Sports Bar Theme. Locally owned and operated, we serve Modern Pub Favorites and Familiar American Comfort Food to our Friends and Neighbors. We have a Full Bar with a Premium Well and 18 Beers on Tap including several Local Craft Beers . You can count on Value Oriented Pricing, Generous Portions, and a Relaxed Atmosphere.
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