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Tommy Bahama Restaurant & Bar

300 John Ringling Blvd, St. Armands Circle, Sarasota, FL 34236-1321
+1 941-388-2888
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good31%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travelers talk about
“crab bisque” (48 reviews)
“fish tacos” (63 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
American, Caribbean, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
300 John Ringling Blvd, St. Armands Circle, Sarasota, FL 34236-1321
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261 - 270 of 1,190 reviews

Reviewed October 9, 2016

Wonderful restaurant with delicious food and drinks. Great service too. Had a table in a second. Must go.

1  Thank Ivey L
Reviewed October 8, 2016 via mobile

The best ever chocolate and key lime martinis just check out these appetizers sorry ate them all I had the idea of taking the picture but they where so good we ate them

1  Thank Michele H
Reviewed October 8, 2016 via mobile

Excellent coconut shrimp. I also had a chicken sandwich that was good but slightly over done. Overall a nice restaurant

1  Thank JD0505
Reviewed October 6, 2016

We always dine here when we come to town! I like the upstairs because there is a view, but in the early evening the sun can be blinding. Fortunately they lowered some screens outside and it was much better. We had had appetizers at our...More

1  Thank Lalo765
Reviewed October 4, 2016

My family has been hot and cold on this restaurant for some time. We finally decided it was because we love the soups and appetizers, and find the main courses rather overpriced for what you get. So, this trip we had only soup and appetizers,...More

2  Thank Berrythree
Reviewed October 3, 2016

Tommy Bahama is a staple favourite whilst visiting Florida. The food is always a consistently good standard, reasonably priced and well presented. Our server was very welcoming, really helpful keen as ever to have a chat. The St. Armands circle area is full of places...More

1  Thank Smudge43
Reviewed September 25, 2016

If you wish to converse with dinner companions, head upstairs as the bar scene and the entertainment downstairs is fun but not worth growing a vocal polyps over. The service attitude is upbeat and prompt. The food is well presented and average, not a 'wow'...More

1  Thank Bobbie7
Reviewed September 21, 2016 via mobile

We stopped in for lunch and ordered bacon cheddar burgers with garlic aioli and BBQ ketchup with fries. It was sooooo good. We also had a piña colada cake for dessert. It was a great choice. Our waitress was very attentive and super nice. The...More

2  Thank Sammie259
Reviewed September 14, 2016

My wife and I came here to celebrate our first wedding anniversary and walked away...no, we were blown away by the fabulous food and service! Our server name was Jennifer, she was super handling my wife (a professed food snob) and recommended the Caribbean Rubbed...More

2  Thank wvk2016
Reviewed September 11, 2016

Overall we enjoyed our experience at this Tommy Bahama, mainly because the food was good. We had mixed feelings about the service, which was attentive (when it happened) but slow. Also, we weren’t sure whether our waiter was a little pushy and cheeky, or if...More

4  Thank Stan A
TommyBahama1, Manager at Tommy Bahama Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded September 13, 2016

Stan, Thank you for your review and comments. I am happy to hear that you enjoyed the food and had a positive experience. I would like to apologize for the issues with server and the bottled water, that is not what we teach and this...More

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Questions & Answers
September 26, 2017|
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Response from TommyBahama1 | Property representative |
Yes, there are about 8 tables and they have umbrellas for shade during the day.
Pat M
December 16, 2016|
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Response from TommyBahama1 | Property representative |
It sounds like we may be able to book the party but please call the restaurant at 941-388-2888 to set up the reservation. Thank you
October 1, 2016|
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Response from TommyBahama1 | Property representative |
There is parking around the circle and the Wells Fargo parking lot is open after 5:00 and there is plenty of parking there.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$31 - $50
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Local cuisine, Business meetings, Bar scene, Special occasions, Kids, Large groups, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 300 John Ringling Blvd, St. Armands Circle, Sarasota, FL 34236-1321
    (S. Washington Dr.)
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Sarasota
  • Phone Number: +1 941-388-2888
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