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Duval's Fresh. Local. Seafood.

1435 Main St, Sarasota, FL 34236-5714
+1 941-312-4001
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good18%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“seafood” (163 reviews)
“po boy” (34 reviews)
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Bar, American, Seafood, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
1435 Main St, Sarasota, FL 34236-5714
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We went to Duvals for dinner on Monday evening & it was amazing. Extremely friendly & warm server Rendel couldn’t do enough for us & not only has great knowledge of the menu, he was also able to advise the best places to visit it...More

Thank Lucyloukent
Restaurant's Favorite
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We've become regulars here because of their consistently great seafood, friendly service and overall excellent dining experience. Highly recommend their daily seafood specials cited on their sidewalk chalk board, their po' boys, their sauteed salmon BLT sandwich and their extensive top shelf wine offerings -...More

1  Thank lilmcwc
Reviewed 2 days ago

My husband and I went to Duval's for our anniversary lunch and we had a wonderful experience. The atmosphere was great, the service was excellent, and the food was absolutley delicious! Any time I see lobster bisque on a menu, I have to try it...and...More

Thank awampole
Reviewed 4 days ago

One often best places for seafood lunch or dinner in Sarasota. Always love the specials and wine list is great too. Great atmosphere and always a good meal.

Thank KKNsarsasota
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I had lunch at Duval's yesterday. What a pleasant experience! We had the fish soup, fresh fish entree (Amberjack), and half shrimp Po'boy sandwich, with a wedge salad. Everything was outstanding. As my husband always says, if the soup broth is good,...More

Thank tplanter8
Reviewed 1 week ago

Clam chowder was thick and creamy with small potato pieces and clams. very rich large portion--should have had a salad with the soup but----ordered the blackened cod on a Tostito with flavorful salsa on top---the fries were excellent, must have been doubled fried. Friend had...More

1  Thank Elizabeth L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We dined twice at this restaurant during our four night stay in Sarasota. I loved the food (ocean scampi and bouillabaisse were truly amazing!), the service (shout-out to Randall, thank you for taking care of us) and the location is very convenient (nice to take...More

Thank Renatarupp
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had the crab cake as appetizer: good, well cooked but as someone wrote earlier the "basic mayonnaise" that come with it , is "out of of tasty scope". We ordered the 1/2 lobster, one with "Mac and cheese" , the other on the "scampi"...More

Thank Michel V
SteveP4645, General Manager at Duval's Fresh. Local. Seafood., responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Michel V Thank you for taking time to write this review and for joining us at Duval's. We are very disappointed that you experienced a 3 star visit during your time at Duval's. Please reach out to me at 941-312-4001 or at spowell@duvalsfls.com. I am...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good service, great food. Not a particularly inventive or modern menu, but the dishes are very well executed. Nicely crafted cocktails. Adequate wine list. Friendly staff. Fair prices.

1  Thank Eric72000
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Anthony is a talented bartender ! Enjoyed the margarita and cosmopolitan, both are good measures of a good bartender. The happy hour menu is wonderful, go for the mussels! Well actually try them all.

2  Thank Betsy H
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March 21, 2018|
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Response from lahurdj | Reviewed this property |
Yes, I believe so.
Nicole W
February 19, 2018|
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Response from saltysdad | Reviewed this property |
I don’t believe so. Best to call the establishment.
Nick B
September 23, 2017|
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Response from Lily Y |
Yes, from 3-6 $5 well drinks and $2 off their bar bites. Happy hour goes till 7 at the bar but 6 in the dining room
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$5 - $30
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Delivery, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Special occasions, Romantic, Bar scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1435 Main St, Sarasota, FL 34236-5714
    (Central and Main)
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Sarasota
  • Phone Number: +1 941-312-4001
  • E-mail
A local eatery with a passion for stunning seafood, creative cocktails, fine wine, and service with style. Duval's uses the freshest product the market has to offer, sourcing the finest ingredients from local fisherman and farmers. Duval's offers free patron shuttle service, food delivery, and $5 Happy Hour 7 days a week.
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