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The Siesta Key Oyster Bar

5238 Ocean Blvd, Sarasota, FL 34242-3309
+1 941-346-5443
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good32%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“oysters” (574 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Fast Food, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
5238 Ocean Blvd, Sarasota, FL 34242-3309
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Christi was our server, awesome service and good food. SKOB is a good local go to, but our server makes it worth it. Thanks 😍

Thank Haley M
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

My family and I went to the oyster bar as part of our family vacation. We were very pleased with the service and the food. We will be coming back on our next vacation.

Thank ffd15
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited this place on a visit to spend some time in Siesta Key with cousin & his spouse. We were looking for a laid back casual location that would enable us to talk and enjoy the surroundings. Instead we were subjected to loud music...More

Thank Bill L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had lunch with our 1 year old son, they were easy to accommodate us. Had the happy hour oysters, which were great! The grouper sandwich with the lime sauce and fish tacos. Also, loved the Key Lime Wheat Ale beer which was made local in...More

Thank Miskov-Dziak
Reviewed 1 week ago

We called and asked about reservations and were told that we could call 30 minutes ahead to reserve a table! We did have to wait a little longer (mayne 10 min). We sat back by the bar and had a nice view of the road...More

Thank jkkramer
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Have been here multiple times this week. Great oysters special for happy hour, awesome entertainment and fresh food with a courteous staff!

Thank James C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you can get in and get past the shabby decor the oyster and beer is perfect on the deck watching the people walking by and listening to live music. I think I've eaten my weight in oysters over the years.

Thank Jeff M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

SKOB, as we like to call, is well worth the visit. Lively seaside action, and really good food. Oysters were divine, and check out the fish tacos. Make sure to get a front deck spot and be right in action. We got lucky with the...More

Thank Storm N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I chose this restaurant on a whim. My parents live in Sarasota, but had never been to it. I wanted to give it a shot and WOW we were all glad! The food was fantastic and the server we had was so nice! Very refreshing...More

Thank Jo-Ann C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Can't beat the $6. a dozen oysters at happy your (4-6 I think!) and a nice selection of seafood on menu. I had the blackened grouper fish tacos, twice during my 8 days on Siesta Key, and they were excellent both times. My buddy had...More

Thank StatenIsland56
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Questions & Answers
February 10, 2018|
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Response from Stephanie B | Property representative |
We have limited parking in our lot, street parking is an option. There is a "Municipal Parking Lot" that is free and walking distance, a paid parking lot in the Davidson Drug's Lot. If you are on the key we recommend... More
Yerson G
July 4, 2017|
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Response from Jenalv2000 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I have been away from my computer, I hope you enjoyed your time there.
Sam G
April 10, 2017|
Response from Stephanie B |
the kitchen closes at 11pm Sunday-Thursday and at Midnight on Friday and Saturday.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$10 - $15
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Bar scene, Large groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
9:00 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 - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5238 Ocean Blvd, Sarasota, FL 34242-3309
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Sarasota
  • Phone Number: +1 941-346-5443
Siesta Key Oyster Bar is THE Hot Spot in Siesta Key Village! Come in and join us for great food, fresh oysters, cold beer, live music, and tons of fun!Siesta Key Oyster Bar (or as the locals call it "SKOB") is the hangout with the laidback, beachy atmosphere that will get you right into the Island Spirit. When you're at SKOB you feel right at home, like you're hanging out with good friends on your back patio (although chances are the ceiling of your patio is not covered in dollar bills).One of the things that sets SKOB apart from the other bars in Siesta Key Village is that we have some of the best food on the Key.Join us for Crustacean Happy Hour, every day from 3-6.1/2 price Oysters and Crawfish
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