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Boatyard Waterfront Bar and Grill

) #232 of 680 Restaurants in Sarasota $$ - $$$ American, , Seafood
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 2 days ago

Siesta Key is filled with quality restaurants, this isn't one of them. I got a bad feeling when we asked our waitress what their speciality was and her answer was nachos. $17 for a bowl of unseasoned rice with 4 small shrimp. The clam chowder...More

1  Thank Taylorsmom27
Reviewed 6 days ago

I will give anyplace a second chance. There will not be a third. Weak stale over cooked tourist food. If you are a local............. stay away.

1  Thank Tim A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We are a party of 9, six adults & 3 kids, the staff were very accommodating for our party. Some of the party had not arrived in town yet and the staff allowed the rest of the party to wait for everyone to arrive. The...More

Thank Kimberly T
Reviewed 1 week ago

Loud, loud live reggae music in the bar, next to the room the band was in, would maybe be OK if the place were crowded, but it was almost empty, and the 4 of us still had to shout to talk. The chicken in the...More

Thank Valerie I
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The view is just great, right on the water. You can eat inside or out. Music inside, glad we were outside. It was very loud. I would not have stayed inside. The menu had quite a few things but nothing that was just reaching out...More

Thank LovetovacationYay
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We saw it on the way leaving Siesta Key Beach going to our hotel and we decided to visit and eat at this place. Nice menu, and the view to the canal are amazing. They have plenty of healthy options. My dad had the coconut...More

Thank nenarams
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

From the outside this place looks awesome and a great place to eat. That all changes once you get inside. While it is rustic inside, the layout and the bathrooms need a lot of attention. That is the part you don't pay for of course....More

1  Thank unionman5626
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My family and I ate at the Boatyard Waterfront Grill last summer and was truly please with the food choices and the service. There was six in our party including 2 children who are fickle eaters. Our waiter made sure the kids meals came out...More

Thank Richard F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Once upon a time, my wife and I made the Boatyard Waterfront Bar and Grill our first stop after arriving and unpacking for our Florida vacation. Located at 1500 Stickney Point Road on the Intracoastal Waterway, it gave us an opportunity to smell the fresh...More

1  Thank Taylor B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This restaurant was okay. Food was average. Expensive for what you get found better restaurants on the key .

1  Thank hcooper57
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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
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Local cuisine, Large groups, Scenic view, Special occasions, Bar scene
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
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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