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Monk's Oyster Steamer Raw Bar

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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Our steamer menu includes
Dozen Raw Oysters
Oysters Monkefellas
1Lb. Snow Crab
2Lbs. Mussels
Dozen Peel and Eat Shrimp
Dozen Littleneck Clams
1Lb. Cajun Crawfish
5Lb Cajun Crawfish
2Lbs. Jumbo P&D Shrimp
Special Diets
Gluten Free Options
Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Drinks
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating
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All reviews oysters steamers shellfish baguette peel and eat shrimp oyster shooters soup locals place couple drinks limited menu selection of beers delicious seafood gulf gate outdoor seating service was great siesta key friday night
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Reviewed 6 days ago

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
Thank pizza1000
Reviewed December 11, 2018 via mobile

No complaints. Great craft beer on tap work a good and varied selection (many are local too). I had a half dozen raw oysters and peel and eat shrimp. They were great. The oysters were plump, well prepared, fresh, and served with all the standard...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank AR4024
Reviewed November 11, 2018 via mobile

Stopped in to watch Sunday football.. Lots of tvs and seafood options. Limited menu otherwise. Staff was fun and helpful

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Lbtu12
Reviewed October 4, 2018 via mobile

Whenever we go to Sarasota we stop in and stuff ourselves at Monk’s! We love everything they have and will order 2lbs or more of crab and shrimp plus oysters. It’s a bar and there are no frills here just plain good food and drinks...More

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank Laura Z
Reviewed September 19, 2018 via mobile

Hey we found this place totally by accident driving up the coast back to Kentucky but what a great wrong turn! Went inside one afternoon and the service was great, the music was awesome, the beer was cold and the shrimp were probably the best...More

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank 64sycamore
Reviewed July 5, 2018 via mobile

Went there about a week ago and the food was outstanding. Had a dozen oysters and 2 pounds of mussels and it was great. Menu is a bit limited but that’s what I wanted anyways..

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank eatalot18
Reviewed June 29, 2018

The thing I love about Monk's is the staff. They're just FUN, and they want you to have fun. I don't eat oysters, but the people I went with are avid oyster eaters and claimed these the best in Sarasota county (that's after going to...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank krmerch
Reviewed June 26, 2018

This place is great! Staff and food are wonderful. Would definitely recommend to anyone looking for a great place to have a couple drinks and some shrimp!

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank johnmar4040
Reviewed May 31, 2018

Just fabulous staff and delicious sea food grab a beer and enjoy. It's in Gulf Gate with all the great food places

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank SRQ4576
Reviewed May 10, 2018

Went with another couple for lunch. I don't like oysters but we had the shrimp in butter sauce and the mussels. Both very good

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Karen S
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Angela W
December 2, 2018|
Response from Laura Z | Reviewed this property |
Their website lists Monday hours as 3pm - 12am
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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