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Monk's Oyster Steamer Raw Bar

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2019 Winner
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CUISINES
American, Seafood, Pub, Bar
Meals
Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Drinks
FEATURES
Takeout, Seating, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Table Service, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available
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Our steamer menu includes
Dozen Raw Oysters
14.95
Oysters Monkefellas
16.95
1Lb. Snow Crab
14.95
2Lbs. Mussels
8.95
Dozen Peel and Eat Shrimp
6.95
Dozen Littleneck Clams
5.95
1Lb. Cajun Crawfish
6.95
5Lb Cajun Crawfish
28.95
2Lbs. Jumbo P&D Shrimp
28.95
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Reviewed September 8, 2019 via mobile

Excellent Oysters, shrimp, mussels. Food is steamed and served hot. Absolutely delicious. Good waiters, fast service, bar atmosphere, and TVs. Casual. Clean bathroom s. Will definitely go back. Yummy.

Date of visit: September 2019
Thank ma12302013j
Reviewed June 24, 2019 via mobile

This is one of the LOCAL favorites, it is a bar, but family friendly! The oysters were the best I’ve ever had! The peel n eat shrimp were huge and on point! We had muscles and crawfish as well, everything was cooked perfect, staff very...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank 219TimC
Reviewed June 5, 2019

It's basically a locals hang out dive bar with good raw seafood and what we wanted that evening with our cousins whom live there. Good beer selection and drinks. Not a fan of smoking and was a little upset at the locals including off the...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank izymassage
Reviewed April 22, 2019

Always great service by some PRO bartenders. Steamed and raw seafood is excellent. Monkifellers are great so are peel and eat shrimp. A nice mix up from a regular meal.

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank D5358TXjeffreys
Reviewed March 8, 2019

We hardly go out, but have been here 4x! Love the fresh oysters and shrimp! This is a bar, but the seafood is like a great restaurant. Service was over the top. Have brought guests and their comments were that the oysters were the freshest...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank WggArtist
Reviewed February 26, 2019

This place was a great find in the area. Only place in Florida I could find Molson Canadian; the real stuff. The oysters were great. A must-stop when in Sarasota

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank fossmoj
Reviewed February 10, 2019 via mobile

Been coming here every Spring Break and trios since 2009. Didn't like oysters before then.. but Monk-affellars are the bomb. The Cajun shrimp are awesome too. Wash it down with some Bulliet and call a cab. See you next trip🤘😜👌

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank marcdX2585II
Reviewed January 30, 2019

My wife and I were in Tampa for the weekend. We heard about Monk’s in Sarasota, so we decided to try it. Great beer, great oysters, great service. Long time employees so unusual in the restaurant business! Oysters Monkefeller are their own recipe and they...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank RVEurope
Reviewed January 24, 2019

BEST oyster bar ever!!! Monk’s came highly recommended by a local friend. My husband and I went there 3 times during our 4 day visit. Everything we had was fantastic!!! Can’t wait to go back!

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Mamaklink
Reviewed January 16, 2019

I was on Siesta Key in another seafood restaurant and I asked the waiter if the mussels were good. He said, "I don't eat mussels here." I asked him where he does eat mussels. He said, "MONK'S." Monk's is not very pretty. Basically it is...More

Date of visit: November 2018
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Response from Laura Z | Reviewed this property |
Their website lists Monday hours as 3pm - 12am
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April 6, 2018|
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Response from Chasman2018 | Reviewed this property |
They are supposed to be like oyster Rockefeller. Except monkefeller. There cooked with cheese and butter
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