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Gecko's Grill & Pub

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Certificate of Excellence2015 Winner
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Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
CUISINES
Pub, American, Bar, Contemporary, Healthy
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Whether out on your own, with your family or joining a group of friends, Gecko's Grill & Pub is the perfect place to relax and enjoy the camaraderie of a favorite neighborhood grill and sports bar. Serving lunch, dinner and a complete late night menu, Gecko's features seasonal, locally sourced produce from our sustainable farm partner, gourmet pub food, nightly chef's specials and a full bar featuring Happy Days Happy Hours All Day, Every Day. Locally owned and operated since 1992, Gecko's truly is Sarasota and Bradenton's very own Cheers. A favorite of Local's and Visitors alike, Gecko's is a perennial "Best Of" choice in multiple categories.
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
CUISINES
Pub, American, Bar, Contemporary, Healthy
FEATURES
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great spot to sit and enjoy the company of friends while dining from a great menu and drinks from the bar. Drinks were excellent and food was delicious

Thank 868thomasc
Reviewed November 1, 2018

Decided to try this bar for food one night while on holiday in Sarasota and found it to be pretty appalling. Started with loaded potato skins which were brick hard in the centre, had no taste, were almost cold and had quite obviously just been...More

Thank Johnsty
Reviewed October 14, 2018

We love Gecko’s however this location is seroiously lacking. Last year we dined at Gecko’s 40 times, usually at the Landings now closed and now at the Stickney Point location. The Hillview location is usually not as crowded so when we had a group of...More

Thank russell g
Reviewed October 4, 2018 via mobile

Love the venue, food was really good (but served a bit cold) it was obvious our server was given too many tables or didn’t want to be there.. we will definitely go back but will make sure we have a different server...

Thank lisasM7833HH
Reviewed September 16, 2018 via mobile

But not the dependable service last night. Shown to a booth and a friendly server arrived and took our drink orders. She disappeared and another server took over. She was a disaster! We ordered wings medium with hot on the side. When the wings came...More

Thank SRQtravelqueen
Reviewed September 1, 2018

Excellent place to watch a sporting event. After calling around to several other bars/sports bars I found that Gecko's had the BigTen Network Cable Channel so I was able to watch the Michigan State Opener. Ample TV's for multiple sporting events. I had the Buffalo...More

Thank Sean C
Reviewed August 21, 2018

Gecko's Grill and Pub is a popular local restaurant chain in Sarasota, Florida, that keeps getting better and better. Founded in 1992 by Mike Quillen and Mike Gowan, it has seven locations. Two are very convenient for us, 1900 Hillview Street in South Side Village...More

Thank Taylor B
GHospitality, Manager at Gecko's Grill & Pub, responded to this reviewResponded August 22, 2018

Thank you, Taylor B! We're so glad you enjoyed yourselves with us at Gecko's Grill & Pub! Hope to see y'all again soon so you can continue exploring our menu.

Reviewed August 12, 2018 via mobile

Went to Gecko’s for a late lunch and they have all day drink specials. We shared the boom boom chicken tacos with black beans and rice. Three are in an order and they were huge. The menu is lengthy and there’s something for everyone. Great...More

Thank LBSRQ
Reviewed July 20, 2018

Went to the restaurant and it was not busy. Took the server 10 minutes to make her way over to get our drink order. After waiting another 10 minutes I went to the bar and got our own drinks. When we got around to ordering...More

Thank Bruce H
GHospitality, Manager at Gecko's Grill & Pub, responded to this reviewResponded July 21, 2018

Bruce, in reading your account of your experience last night, you are absolutely right; we 'missed it' on your behalf. Please accept our apology for our lapse in service. As a valued regular at Gecko's, you know that our Managers are on the floor in...More

Reviewed June 5, 2018 via mobile

The place was a little slow when we stopped, between lunch and dinner, and somehow that made our service slower but we weren't in a hurry. Good was greasy and fairly affordable.

Thank jkzoo
GHospitality, Manager at Gecko's Grill & Pub, responded to this reviewResponded July 21, 2018

Thank you for the #5bubblereview, jkzoo; we appreciate your business.

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