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Lucky Pelican

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6239 Lake Osprey Dr, Sarasota, FL 34240-8433
+1 941-907-0589
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good27%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“fresh seafood” (65 reviews)
“oysters” (68 reviews)
“lobster roll” (38 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 1 week ago via mobile

Found this place on Trip Advisor and decided to give it a try. A little off the beaten path but the locals obviously know where it is. Lively and noisy and the tables are close together so be prepared for the table next to you...More

Thank TobiasDoodle
Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant has amazing food,but lacks in atmosphere. The dining room was bright and extremely noisy! I would recommend going during the week,rather than weekend!

Thank Lynn A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On Tuesday, April 10, 2018, our local group of 4 couples dined at the Lucky Pelican. Two of the wives in our group were celebrating their birthdays. We arrived about 6:15 pm and the hostess said it would be an hour wait. With nearly no...More

Thank WildBiillDD
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very busy restaurant. Friendly staff. Atmosphere was not relaxing. Tables are crowded together. Food is okay. Nothing out of the ordinary.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have been to this place on a number of occasions, and on every visit the food was awesome. I normally go to the Lucky Pelican for Fish, because it's always fresh and prepared so exquisitely. I like all the many varieties available too. It's...More

Thank chowjudge
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The best prepared fresh seafood we have ever tasted after fishing Alaska and eating in fine restaurants all over the world. The Moore’s achieve excellence.

Thank Retha Lee F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I really loved my grilled shrimp, potatoes and vegetables. Other people in our party got the fired oysters and shrimp. Their meals were good tasting but way too small of a portion for the price. It is a fun place to visit.

Thank Jeanne L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The huge red shrimp appetizer was tender and delicious. My main course of grouper with a cream sauce was fantastic. No wonder this laid back restaurant is a favorite of locals. The restaurant is right off of I-75 and University Boulevard so easy off and...More

1  Thank John R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lively place, looked to be a long wait for larger parties, but as a party of 1, I got right in on a Thursday night. Chose the blackened mahi and the charred cauliflower and both were great. Neighbors were commenting on how good their dishes...More

Thank Jan H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I love the Lucky Pelican and so do all of my guests. Service is excellent and the food is as well. Its popular and crowded, but the staff makes you feel welcome. The Key lime pie is the best. Enjoy!

Thank diddy66
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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
Kids, Families with children, Special occasions, Local cuisine
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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