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Lucky Pelican

6239 Lake Osprey Dr, Sarasota, FL 34240-8433
+1 941-907-0589
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good26%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travelers talk about
“fresh seafood” (66 reviews)
“oysters” (68 reviews)
“lobster roll” (39 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
6239 Lake Osprey Dr, Sarasota, FL 34240-8433
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Reviewed yesterday

This restaurant is an unexpected find! Their menu is extensive and creative. The chef has created unusual and most appealing culinary creations. And their fish and seafood is wonderfully fresh! We love their variety and have truly enjoyed everything we’ve ever ordered. Unfortunately, there are...More

Thank babsele
Reviewed yesterday

We went here for lunch at the suggestion of a business acquaintance. Our expectations were low based on our first impression (very loud, very casual) so we were a bit surprised at the menu prices. I ended up with shrimp tacos and my husband ordered...More

Thank BarefootEmmy
Reviewed 4 days ago

If you love seafood like I do then The Lucky Pelican is the place to go. They have a large menu as well as daily specials. The four of us each got something different and all our dinners got rave reviews. This restaurant is indeed...More

Thank cologio
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I decided to have dinner at The Lucky Pelican with some very dear friends. We all ordered dinner and we're looking forward to a great time and wonderful dinner conversation. We then received our first education on the menu. Let me preface...More

Thank artbindings62
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Four of us went there for the first time and really enjoyed the food. Large portions and excellent service.They do not take reservations, get there early.

Thank SybilleS770
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went there with friends Saturday night for dinner. They live close by. We haven't been here in 5 years since our scouting trip to scope out Sarasota after we decided to move here. We stayed at the time at the hotel behind it now...More

Thank Tony S
Reviewed May 17, 2018 via mobile

Having been given a recommendation, we decided to give it a try and OMG we were not disappointed. Only to go back the next week. Superb service, superb food, superb evening - from the UK many thanks.

Thank Alan W
Reviewed May 16, 2018 via mobile

I sat at the bar. The man sitting beside me, who bartends there, suggested the sea bass. I was thinking gulf seafood- that is -until two orders of the sea bass were delivered to the couple beside me. Whoa, it’s one of the best fish...More

Thank CarolMemphis4
Reviewed May 12, 2018

The Lucky Pelican is one of Sarasota's better seafood restaurants. It is the only place I have found to enjoy raw clams served on the half-shell. The fish is very, very fresh. It is creatively prepared and served by a capable staff. The bar is...More

Thank Franco M
Reviewed May 10, 2018

The service and the quality of the food has gone downhill. This is the third time I've had extremely bad service and seafood that smelled terrible and was definitely not fresh. Don't waste your time or money. There are so many other good seafood restaurants.

Thank john m
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Special occasions, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
3:00 PM - 8:30 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 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 - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6239 Lake Osprey Dr, Sarasota, FL 34240-8433
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Sarasota
  • Phone Number: +1 941-907-0589
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