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Dry Dock Waterfront Grill

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8:00 PM
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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner
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APPETIZERS
$15.0
Grouper Bites
crispy Florida Gulf grouper bites served with a sweet chili sauce
$11.0
Gulf Shrimp
large domestic fried shrimp served with cocktail sauce
$12.0
Crispy Calamari
served with sweet chili & tomato basil sauce
$12.0
Coconut Shrimp
served with our savory pina colada sauce
$17.0
Lobster Bites
fried Maine lobster bites served with our savory pina colada sauce
$12.0
Category "5" Shrimp
fried & tossed with sweet chili sauce & topped with sriracha
$14.0
Portobello Mushroom
spinach, goat cheese, sun-dried tomato & balsamic
$14.0
Bacon-Wrapped Scallops
on crispy flour tortilla chips, with guacamole & salsa
ON THE SHELL
$16.0
Peel & Eat Shrimp
large chilled domestic shrimp served with cocktail sauce
$13.0
Steamed Mussels
served in our citrus butter sauce with onions & tomatoes
$27.0
Captain's Platter
½ chilled lobster tail, shucked raw oysters, peel & eat shrimp
Mkt
Stone Crab Claws
½ or 1 pound serving of fresh claws (Seasonal (October 15th – May 15th))
OYSTERS
half or full dozen, freshly shucked, on the half shell
Mkt
Raw
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Rockefeller
baked with spinach, bacon & parmesan cheese
SOUPS & SIDE SALADS
$7.0
Seafood Chowder
cream-base, with grouper, clams, celery, onions & potatoes
$7.0
Fishcamp Chowder
tomato-base, with grouper, clams, celery, onions & potatoes
$8.0
Crab & Corn Chowder
cream-base, with crabmeat, sweetcorn & mild spices
$9.0
Lobster Bisque
light & creamy
$5.0
Side Garden Salad
romaine lettuce, tomatoes, cucumber & carrots
$5.0
Side Caesar Salad
romaine lettuce, parmesan cheese & croutons
$6.0
Side Spinach Salad
spinach, strawberries, glazed pecans & dried cranberries
SALADS
Dressing Choices: Ranch, Bleu Cheese, Honey-Mustard, Balsamic Vinaigrette, Raspberry Vinaigrette. Proteins Prepared: Grilled, Fried, Blackened
Plain $8.0
Red Grouper $21.0
Salmon $18.0
Red Snapper $21.0
Shrimp $17.0
Sea Scallops $20.0
Chicken $16.0
Tenderloin* $19.0
Garden Salad
romaine lettuce, mixed greens, tomatoes, cucumber & carrots
Plain $8.0
Red Grouper $21.0
Salmon $18.0
Red Snapper $21.0
Shrimp $17.0
Sea Scallops $20.0
Chicken $16.0
Tenderloin* $19.0
Caesar Salad
romaine lettuce, mixed greens, tomatoes, cucumber & carrots
Plain $10.0
Red Grouper $23.0
Salmon $20.0
Red Snapper $23.0
Shrimp $19.0
Sea Scallops $22.0
Chicken $18.0
Tenderloin* $21.0
Spinach Salad
spinach, strawberries, glazed pecans & dried cranberries
$18.0
LBK Chicken Salad
grilled with feta cheese, grapes, dried cranberries & glazed pecans
$16.0
Chef Salad
turkey, ham, cucumber, mushroom, tomato, cheddar, jack & boiled egg
$16.0
Chilled Shrimp Salad
mayo-based mixed with celery, onions & fresh fruit
$19.0
Seafood Salad Plate
mayo-based with shrimp, crabmeat, lobster & fresh fruit
$18.0
Coconut Shrimp Salad
pineapple, strawberries, dried cranberries, glazed pecans. Served with our savory pina colada dressing
SANDWICHES
Sandwiches Served With French Fries or Cole Slaw. Add-ons (+$1): Cheese, Bacon, Sauteed Onions, Mushrooms
$19.0
Grouper Sandwich
Florida Gulf red grouper on brioche bun
$16.0
Salmon Sandwich
farm-raised salmon on brioche bun
$19.0
Red Snapper
Florida Gulf red snapper on brioche bun
$17.0
Salmon BLT
grilled, bacon, lettuce & tomato on ciabatta bread with dill mayo
$26.0
Lobster BLT
lobster, bacon, lettuce & tomato with swiss cheese on Texas toast
$19.0
Crab Cake Sandwich
lump crab cake on ciabatta bread with dill mayo
$17.0
Fish n Chips Plate
Atlantic haddock served with french fries & cole slaw
$23.0
Lobster Combo
one lobster roll with lobster bisque
$17.0
Steak Sandwich*
sautéed onions, mushrooms & monterey jack cheese
$12.0
Boathouse Burger*
½ lb. USDA choice angus chuck on brioche bun
SANDWICH SUBSTITUTES
$4.0
Fruit
$5.0
Seafood Chowder
$5.0
Fishcamp Chowder
$6.0
Crab & Corn Chowder
$7.0
Lobster Bisque
$4.0
Garden Salad
$4.0
Caesar Salad
$5.0
Spinach Salad
BOATHOUSE TACOS
Tacos Served with Yellow Rice & Black Beans. Two soft flour tortillas, lightly seasoned & topped with chopped lettuce, tomatoes, onions & cilantro vinaigrette
$19.0
Grouper Tacos
Florida Gulf red grouper – prepared grilled, fried or blackened
$16.0
Shrimp Tacos
domestic wild shrimp
$20.0
Lobster Tacos
fried Maine lobster
PASTA
Pasta entrees: Served on Linguini with your choice of our Housemade Sauces
$21.0
Grouper
Florida Gulf red grouper
$18.0
Salmon
farm-raised salmon
$21.0
Red Snapper
Florida Gulf red snapper
$17.0
Shrimp
sautéed domestic wild shrimp
$20.0
Sea Scallops
sautéed North Atlantic sea scallops
$24.0
Seafood Linguini
sautéed lump crabmeat, shrimp & lobster
$18.0
Linguini with Clams
chopped clams with wine & garlic or tomato basil sauce
$16.0
Chicken Pasta
large grilled chicken breast
PASTA - SAUCES
Wine & Garlic
white sauce made with white wine, garlic, butter & lemon juice
Tomato Basil
red sauce made with tomato, white wine, basil, garlic, butter & lemon juice
Tuscan Cream
made with sun-dried tomato, garlic, parmesan cheese, spinach & cream
About
The Geckos Hospitality Group - Dry Dock Waterfront Grill features casual indoor & outdoor dining overlooking Sarasota Bay. Known for having one of the freshest grouper sandwiches on Florida 's West Coast. The Dry Dock is popular with locals and visitors to Longboat. From the dockside patio,and the upstairs overlooking the view of Sarasota Bay the Dry Dock is conveniently located at the south end of Longboat Key at the Boathouse Marina.
PRICE RANGE
$10 - $34
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
CUISINES
American, Bar, Seafood, Soups
FEATURES
Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed today via mobile

A great waterside location with inside and outside seating. We were fortunate to be seated outside next to the water. We loved being there! My wife ordered the Grouper Pasta for $21 that she thought was very good. I ordered the Linguini and Clams with...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Bill G
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Choose the restaurant for the rating on TA. It did not disappoint. The service was spot on. We had the stone crabs as an appetizer. The mustard sauce may be the best I have ever had. The citrus grouper, scallops and lobster were all wonderful....More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank johnbI5380FM
Reviewed yesterday

For starters be aware that it might take you 3 days to get a reservation but it is well worth it. Seafood was outstanding. Menu varied. Service great and bar service while you wait was particularly accommodating. View super. Food is prepared like a high...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Nancy H
Reviewed 2 days ago

Wonderful food, super staff, amazing views! So happy we chose to check it out! Highly recommend. The Red Snapper was to die for!

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Pioneer546883
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We have eaten out on Longboat Key for the week. This is our favorite so far. The view from the 2nd floor, the waitress, the drinks from the bar, plus the delicious food-all top notch at reasonable prices. Husband had the Manhattan and I had...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Ttug
Reviewed 5 days ago

This restaurant is ideally located in Longboat Key. It's really a working dock and boat storage facility with a lot of interesting activity going on during lunch. Best to eat outside on good days. Fish is all fresh and well prepared. Employees are long timers...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Trey R
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Dry Dock has great food. The fish is fresh & we have never been disappointed. The wait staff is very friendly, the manager nice, the hostess not so much. There is limited seating outside, but sitting outside is half the experience, so you have to...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Cheri S
Reviewed 1 week ago

The service was great. Crab and corn chowder was very good as were the grouper bites. The dinner entrees were not impressive at all. The grilled grouper was dry and fishy tasting. The vegetables were cold. The calamari was of the frozen type. Aside from...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank 345flo
Reviewed 1 week ago

Reservations hard to come by need to make two weeks out. We never had a problem getting a spot in the bar area.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Mary M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went twice in a span of about 10 days. Very fresh fish, great crab cakes, friendly service. First visit we waited in the bar with a drink until the table we were near opened up. We grabbed it right away, so our wait was...More

Date of visit: March 2019
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December 10, 2018|
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No we are closed on Christmas
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Sorry I’m not sure but you can call or google them. The staff was very accommodating and helpful. Enjoy your reservation
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