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Farlow's On The Water

2080 S McCall Rd, Englewood, FL 34224-4542
+1 941-474-5343
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good25%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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American, Caribbean, Seafood, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
2080 S McCall Rd, Englewood, FL 34224-4542
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Reviewed November 16, 2016

Farlow's is in a great spot. If you can get a seat by the water, it's really pretty. However...the food was so-so. I got the macadamia crusted chicken entree. The breading made the chicken mushy, I had to scrape it off. The chicken itself was...More

Thank xtalr52
Laurie F, Owner at Farlow's On The Water, responded to this reviewResponded November 18, 2016

Even thought we're always thrilled to share our view with our friends who stop in, we're surprised that you left feeling like the food was subpar. We take a lot of pride in our recipes, and our reputation backs that up. We will always gladly...More

Reviewed November 15, 2016

We had dinner here a saturday night in october. Lots of guests and we waited for about 45 minutes for a table. It is a nice place, it was easy to park the car and the staff was nice and helpful. The food was good,...More

Thank kajo189868
Laurie F, Owner at Farlow's On The Water, responded to this reviewResponded November 17, 2016

We're overjoyed that you had such a fantastic time at our restaurant! From the entrees to the drinks, we want to ensure that your experience really speaks to the Farlow's name. We can't wait to give you that same impression next time around! Sincerely, Laurie...More

Reviewed November 15, 2016

If you like Seafood this place serves the best. It has a huge variety. It's always seasoned wonderfully. There's entertainment in the evenings. I love going to Farlows.

Thank Sharon L
Laurie F, Owner at Farlow's On The Water, responded to this reviewResponded November 17, 2016

Sharon, we love it when you visit! It's our pleasure to give you the seafood dishes that are perfect in sync with what you're searching for, and we can't wait to welcome you back in for more. Sincerely, Laurie and Keith, Owners

Reviewed November 14, 2016 via mobile

Wonderful lunch on patio. Large selection of food and drink. Pleasant welcoming staff. Beautiful surroundings. Very tasty food.More

Thank Denise R
Laurie F, Owner at Farlow's On The Water, responded to this reviewResponded November 16, 2016

Denise, the patio is always our favorite spot to host dinners -- when we have such a view, it would be rude not to share it with our guests. With that, we're overjoyed that the food had the flavor to match, and we hope to...More

Reviewed November 14, 2016

We have been to Farlows on several occasions and it has never disappointed. 4 of us attended a special musical event (reservations only) on Sunday. There was a misunderstanding about seating. Mr. Farlow approached us and apologized for the error and wanted to pay for...More

Thank Alice B
Laurie F, Owner at Farlow's On The Water, responded to this reviewResponded November 16, 2016

Alice, this means so much to us -- thank you for such kind words. When it comes to an error like that, we want to make it right, and we truly appreciate your understanding. It's an honor to be considered one of your recommended restaurants...More

Reviewed November 13, 2016 via mobile

Don't be mislead when u see a crowd..We feel it is mainly a tourist place..Because on the water it is pretty..Before the renovation the servers & bartenders were Awesome, but Now not so much..We have tried a few times too..Pass it up and go someplace...More

Thank Nova K
Laurie F, Owner at Farlow's On The Water, responded to this reviewResponded November 16, 2016

Nova, we also wish you didn't have to write this, and we're disappointed that you left feeling this way. This really isn't like our restaurant -- we thrive on not only giving you a view to enjoy, but we also want our service to match...More

Reviewed November 12, 2016 via mobile

The pistachio encrusted Chilean seabass is incredible! I really enjoyed the coconut risotto as well. The atmosphere is great with live music. One thing I should mention is that we were coming from Englewood beach and were completely under dressed, so I would plan ahead...More

Thank Amy L
Laurie F, Owner at Farlow's On The Water, responded to this reviewResponded November 16, 2016

We're thrilled that you could join us, Amy! We're all about the full experience here(and no dress code), so it means a lot that both the live music and food made for a great evening. You ordered well -- the pistachio encrusted Chilean sea bass...More

Reviewed November 11, 2016 via mobile

Farlows was highly recommended and didn't disappoint. Had the Caribbean medley which was very good. We will be going back soon.

Thank ctbruinfan
Laurie F, Owner at Farlow's On The Water, responded to this reviewResponded November 16, 2016

Happy to hear that we exceeded expectations! It's great to hear that you enjoyed the Caribbean medley -- that's always a good call. Looking forward to seeing you next time! All the best, Laurie and Keith, Owners

Reviewed November 10, 2016

I was recently @ Farlow's for dinner with a group of ladies, about 24. Everyone enjoyed their meals. I had seafood combination platter. It had 3 shrimp topped with crabmeat & holandaise sauce,[which was not on my plate], 3 scallops, a piece of fish of...More

Thank Marlene C
Laurie F, Owner at Farlow's On The Water, responded to this reviewResponded November 16, 2016

It's wonderful to hear that you enjoyed your meal so much, Marlene! You certainly have a way with words -- so glad you loved every bite that you tried. With that said, we'd love to have you back to try more anytime. 'Til then! All...More

Reviewed November 9, 2016 via mobile

My sister, mom and I had a early dinner at farlows. We all had great food! The appetizers of calamari and crab stuffed portobello mushroom yummy!!! We all enjoyed are entrees goat cheese beet salad, stuffed scallops, and stuffed flounder woowwwwww!!! Amazing food ! Also...More

Thank Tia D
Laurie F, Owner at Farlow's On The Water, responded to this reviewResponded November 11, 2016

You picked out some amazing choices! We're so happy that your experience reflected the true Farlow's experience, and we can't wait to welcome your friendly personalities back in again soon. Sincerely, Laurie and Keith, Owners

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Kim R
January 31, 2017|
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Response from Kraig S | Reviewed this property |
We walked in for lunch and were seated promptly (2 people)
January 19, 2017|
Response from CEG43 | Reviewed this property |
Im not sure. I know theres music on certain evenings and there is a sit down bar area so they probably offer some discount. sorry
July 19, 2016|
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Response from leka50 | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure. I just visit that area a lot.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special occasions, Local cuisine, Romantic, Large groups, Bar scene, Business meetings, Kids, Scenic view, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2080 S McCall Rd, Englewood, FL 34224-4542
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Englewood
  • Phone Number: +1 941-474-5343
After you experience a meal at Farlow's On The Water, you'll find this restaurant will quickly become a favorite place for you, your family and friends.All our food is made fresh daily. We use the freshest fish and seafood, meats and produce we can find. Come and enjoy items from a menu that features a variety of delicious appetizers, entrees, desserts, tropical drinks, and gluten-free options. Choose from some of our signature dishes, such as Seafood Pie, our fresh catch fish selections, and beautiful salads, like our Cranberry Chicken Salad or our Crab Salad.The herbs used in our delicious dishes are grown in our garden here at the restaurant. You are welcome to tour the garden and allow your taste buds to be teased by the scent of parsley, basil and rosemary.Farlow's offers live music Wednesday through Sunday nights. Join us for a great meal filled with delicious food, refreshing drinks from our full bar, a beautiful view from our inside or open air dining rooms and fun entertainment.
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