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Star Fish Company Dockside Restaurant

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12306 46th Ave W, W Cortez, Cortez, FL 34215
+1 941-794-1243
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good26%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“hush puppies” (148 reviews)
“seafood” (286 reviews)
“cheese grits” (93 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
12306 46th Ave W, W Cortez, Cortez, FL 34215
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I ate here with friends that live in the area. The food was amazing! I ordered the crab cake dinner with cheese grits...fabulous! I also tasted the gulf shrimp, hush puppies, and grouper...all superb! I hope to eat here again.

Thank Holly A
Reviewed yesterday

You will be dining on fresh-caught fish on a picnic table a overlooking the water, surrounded by fishing boats, in the very old fishing village of Cortez. Far from the fancy lights of Sarasota, you’ll feel you’re going back in time. All the fish is...More

Thank stowtraveller
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Wow what a great little place! The staff is so friendly and the food is that old Florida casual just good food along with a sweet view! They were even friendly to my lil grand pup Preston that travels with me often! So very happy...More

Thank guyanna e
Reviewed 1 week ago

Hidden on Cortez Island, a few minutes from Anna Maria. Worth the adventure. Humble staff, feels like an old friend. We ordered chowder, seafood salad and fried shrimp to go. The food was fresh, well prepared and delicious.

Thank BubblesLaRu
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food is outstanding, I had the halibut (blackened) with outstanding cheese grits. Others in my group had the Blackened mahi mahi sandwich was also excellent, coleslaw creamy and delish! Seafood salad was also amazing! Only complaint....I tried to call and place a carryout order but...More

Thank Diana S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is our favorite stop when in the Anna Maria Island area. Been visiting for a decade, and it's just as good as the first visit. Love the crab cakes, seafood chowder and even the blackened mullet, a mainstay of Cortez. Worth the wait, make...More

1  Thank 298mike8424
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wow! So impressed with this restaurant! Great prices. I don’t eat seafood but my family loved it. The chicken tenders were some of the best I have ever had! Hush puppies were great too! Staff was very friendly, atmosphere was great. Went for lunch around...More

Thank Megan D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We love this restaurant. Fresh and delicious! Try the shrimp and grits. It is busy whenever you go so if in a hurry order take out . But worth the wait

1  Thank Sheila T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Bought a dozen oysters and 1.5 lbs large shrimp for around $30. Great quality! They don't accept credit cards so remember to bring cash.

Thank Mark M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Awesome food!!! It is a busy place and can take some time to get your food, but it is WELL worth the wait!!!!!

Thank kschwartz2017
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Questions & Answers
January 22, 2018|
AnswerShow all 8 answers
Response from Jacqueline Dene... L | Property representative |
Yes we have grilled cheese on the menu.
Judy W
January 13, 2018|
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Response from Jacqueline Dene... L | Property representative |
No Indoor seating. Dockside tables and heaters.
July 7, 2017|
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Response from | Property representative |
Well-behaved pets on leashes are always welcome at Star Fish Company.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$4 - $14
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Local cuisine, Scenic view
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
11:30 AM - 8:00 PM
11:30 AM - 8:00 PM
11:30 AM - 8:00 PM
11:30 AM - 8:00 PM
11:30 AM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12306 46th Ave W, W Cortez, Cortez, FL 34215
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Cortez
  • Phone Number: +1 941-794-1243
  • E-mail
We are open 11:30am-8:00 pm Tue-Sat 11:30am-3:00pm Sun & Mon. Thank you need Restaurant times updated.
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