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Saltwater Cafe

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1071 N Tamiami Trail, Nokomis, FL 34275
(941) 488-3775
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Have been here 1 other time almost a year ago:). Wanted to come back to see if it's still as good. They did not disappoint:). I had Lobster Mac-n-Cheese w/ truffle oil. My husband & my Mom had Clam Chowder & Fish Tacos. The service was good. The Bathrooms are very clean:). But the food is amazing. Thank you..

Thank beachgirl132
Venice, Florida
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17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The veal weinerschnitzel was absolutely excellent. This is the best veal I have had since being in Florida for 8 years. Wonderful! Chef's pride and joy! Will have it again and again.

Thank Phyll11
Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States
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35 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Met up with family out by the beach on Saturday and by the time we all realized we were hungry, it was well after nine. Apparently, most local restaurants close at 9pm. We had 9 hungry people, including 2 four year olds. We called and the Saltwater Cafe gladly accepted our reservation. We were seat right away and as it... More 

1 Thank Patricia V
Nantucket, Massachusetts
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Service was poor and half-hearted. Food not warm, what was warm was dried out. Waiter didn't check back to hear about it. Mentioned to hostess and finally, to the waiter when he reappeared. Hostess offered to replace entree, but by then, my appetite was gone. Would have been nice to suggest comping, but that didn't happen. Will not return here.

3 Thank KennyB586
Locust Grove, Virginia
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194 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The cafe is an attractive restaurant. It is a nice place for a special dinner or just a family get together. The menu is very extensive covering pizza to seafood. I had the Sunset Seafood Combo; mush, shrimp scallops & calamari, very good. Cooked perfectly. My son had the mixed grill; he chose bronzed salmon, shrimp, sea scallops, very good.... More 

Thank Randyclements
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was amazing! We will be back soon! Hdhdhdjdhshhsjdkdkxkxkclckckxkdkdidjdhdjdjysdjjdjddkjdkddjdjdjdijddidkd

1 Thank Jill C
Apopka, Florida
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24 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had our dog with us so we ate on the patio. Ordered Mahi Mahi with Shrimp and Scallops. All I can say is unbelievable. The seafood was perfectly cooked. All of it was tender and tasty. Mine came in a butter burre blanc sauce that was incredible. Our server suggested giving up the two side vegetables and instead getting a... More 

1 Thank barebear4you2
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139 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Really enjoy this restaurant. Just had brunch - it was good. Really enjoy evening there. Our waiter Steven was outstanding.

1 Thank 2008floridatraveler
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30 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went to dinner here for a birthday celebration. The food was good, but the server was excellent. He was very attentive and very patient with our large group. He went out of his way on more than one occasion to accommodate someone in our group and when dinner was over, he offered to take a group photo!

1 Thank Kelly D
North Port
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We ate here for lunch during Savor Sarasota week, with the special menu for that event. The first course we selected, was the calamari, the pieces were the tiniest rings I have ever seen for this appetizer. It was very greasy, and had an off taste; there were bits of black stuff that lead me to believe the oil was... More 

2 Thank LYDinFl

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
American, Gluten Free, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Television
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1071 N Tamiami Trail, Nokomis, FL 34275
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Nokomis
  • Phone Number: (941) 488-3775

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?