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O'Leary's Tiki Bar & Grill

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5 Bayfront Drive, Sarasota, FL 34236
+1 941 953-7505
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8:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Orlando, Florida
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25 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Stopped in here to get some breakfast but it was horrible. The lady who waited on us was rude and the place looked horrible. The business sits on the bay and you would think it would be a great place for a halfway decent restaurant, but it was terrible. We did not eat any of our food as it was... More 

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Thank JJTripper
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3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Now this is a great place with a view of the water. The bartender's....Paul,Jason,Tracy,Katie are awesome. Their friendly as hell and fun to talk with if they have time. The best place for a sunset is there with a drink in you hand.

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Thank Paul K
Sarasota, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Kids, you can't get much more beach ambience! And beach dining in Sarasota is rare! It's right downtown, under a not-so-common Tiki roof and makes you feel like you're on vacation. Standard burger stuff. Don't get this place confused with the Ritz but go.

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Harriman, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

A fun, casual place to go as a couple or a family. There's almost always live music which is enjoyable. Place your order at the counter and you're given a buzzer to pick up when ready. Basics like hamburgers or fried shrimp and fries are available, as well as other interesting choices. I had blackened, grilled mahi-mahi with mango salsa,... More 

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Sebastian, Florida
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27 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Nice casual place and easy with kids, you put in your order at a counter and you carry a buzzer to pick it up when it is done. Beautiful outside tables and view of the waterfront. The fellow singing and playing the guitar was very good and it was easy listening while we were eating. I didn't think there was... More 

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Sarasota, Florida
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19 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Absolutely fantastic bartenders, great location and laid back vibe. Go to the bar for adult beverages and adult company, or sit on the benches for more of a family oriented experience. No table service, so you order from the little shop or from the bartenders. You can not beat the ambiance, it feels like you are in the middle of... More 

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Lakewood Ranch, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Good food and drinks for certain. The best bartenders in Florida. The view is incredible if you enjoy Sarasota Bay, boats anchored and Dolphins swimming around.

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Thank Larry G
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a very casual bar-food setting, with the emphasis on the view!! NOBODY comes here for the food...It is very AVERAGE and that's being kind !!! It's all about the view and the "Key West" island type atmosphere...You order your food, pick it up and choose a picnic style table right on the bay...Fantastic place to watch the sunset...Burgers... More 

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Thank Carol C
Knoxville, Tennessee
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Do not miss O'Leary's Tiki Bar. It is at Marina Jack's right on the water with a beach. A fun place with great food and live music every night. They even accommodated my wife's seafood allergy. The Mgr. cooked my wife's burger himself and brought it to our table. Everyone of the staff members were very friendly and did everything... More 

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Thank BigBill59
London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is a great spot to sit and have a drink, especially at sunset. The food is awful though. We had a mahi sandwich, which was cooked to the consistency of leather and tasted a bit old. The bread was straight out of the fridge, not toasted, and still cold. The curly fried were some kind of reconstituted potato product.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American, Bar, Seafood
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Scenic view, Families with children, Bar scene, Dining on a budget, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 Bayfront Drive, Sarasota, FL 34236
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Sarasota
  • Phone Number: +1 941 953-7505

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?