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Boatyard Waterfront Bar and Grill

1500 Stickney Point Rd, Sarasota, FL 34231-3718
+1 941-921-6200
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good35%
  • Average20%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible10%
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American, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
1500 Stickney Point Rd, Sarasota, FL 34231-3718
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Enjoyed a wonderful meal and service on a balmy night. Large choice of drinks, seafood on the open deck listening to live music.After some Rum Runners, Mojitos and Up Side Down Margaritas we enjoyed trout and grouper entrees as well as some craft beer to...More

Thank JohntheSkierGolfer
Reviewed 1 week ago

Good for a drink or cool beer at a nice waterfront location. I don’t like the food, it doesn‘t taste good, Service was good.

Thank vordenker
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have visited this restaurant several times specifically because of its waterfront location. There is a nice outdoor seating area with a view of the intercoastal. It is casual, and on a Friday night we enjoyed live music. All good things. As with many restaurants...More

Thank Jennifer W
Reviewed September 16, 2017 via mobile

Great location and view but the food is mediocre. Our server said the Mahi tacos were her favorite. They had tiny pieces of fish and a lot of cabbage. The stuffed mushrooms were also disappointing.

Thank Lpkf
Reviewed August 30, 2017 via mobile

SKIP this place. The service is terrible. We sat all through dinner and were never offered drink refills. The pricing for the quality of food is not comparable to other places nearby. Just overall not a good option.

Thank profguy1201
Reviewed August 21, 2017 via mobile

We visited this place on our last night and wished we had been before, it has such a chilled vibe, it was lovely watching the sunset over the water. The food was great, the Mahi Mahi tacos were lovely. We all had great food, the...More

1  Thank Samantha T
Reviewed August 18, 2017 via mobile

Very nice atmosphere right by the water. The food is very tasty and the service by the waiter was great! I believe it was owner who attended us!

Thank Joel G
Reviewed August 18, 2017 via mobile

It is a nice location and nice view. The drinks are good and the lunch was great. We had mahi mahi tacos and Rockefeller oysters and some house drinks. I would sit outside and enjoy the view. There are fans to keep it cool on...More

Thank Erik_saluki
Reviewed August 17, 2017 via mobile

I enjoyed the food and the looks of the restaurant, I only gave them a 4 out of 5, because the music was so loud with the live band, it left me with a headache. However, the food was FIVE out of five! I ordered...More

Thank Ali F
Reviewed August 2, 2017 via mobile

Dont be discouraged by the bad reviews. As we sat down I looked it up here on trip advisor, considered getting up and leaving. I'm glad we stayed. Kids meals were nice impressive , nice portions. I had the blackend grouper basket. Mahi mahi tacos...More

Thank Michael K
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Stacy S
March 27, 2017|
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Response from NicoletteC | Property representative |
Hi! Please call us at 941-921-6200 and ask for Ms. Fox or Madeline. Thank you!
February 24, 2017|
Response from NicoletteC | Property representative |
Yes, both.
February 24, 2017|
Response from NicoletteC | Property representative |
Yes we do have a Happy Hour, Monday through Saturday from 2 pm to 6 pm at the bar only, please. Feel free to call and speak to our bartenders for additional information, 941-921-6200. Thank you and have a great day!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Special occasions, Families with children, Local cuisine, Bar scene, Large groups, Scenic view
Open Hours
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 - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1500 Stickney Point Rd, Sarasota, FL 34231-3718
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Sarasota
  • Phone Number: +1 941-921-6200
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A unique blend of casual and elegance, the Boatyard Waterfront Bar & Grill offers a dining experience unlike any you've ever experienced. Our waterfront dining room brings the outdoors in with an interior that opens completely to the waterfront. Outside, dockside seating offers glimpses of docile Manatees, playful Dolphins and elegant yachts. You can't find a better piece of paradise-dine and drink on the water while taking in the local majestic views of Little Sarasota Bay on Siesta Key's famous South Bridge. In addition to taste-tempting dinner and lunch menus with something for every taste, appetite and budget, The Boatyard Bar & Grill offers Siesta Key's outstanding menu complete with the freshest-available oysters, crack-and-peel shrimp and other delicacies from the sea. Daily seafood and regional specialties' also are available.
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