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Old Salty Dog

1601 Ken Thompson Pkwy, Sarasota, FL 34236-1005
+1 941-388-4311
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good41%
  • Average17%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“grouper sandwich” (109 reviews)
“fries” (216 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
American, Bar, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1601 Ken Thompson Pkwy, Sarasota, FL 34236-1005
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Reviewed July 28, 2018 via mobile

Super friendly staff. Great food. Stunning location. Perfect if you can time the sunset too. Bring your dog!

Thank Julie H
Reviewed July 28, 2018

Hot dogs for everyone! The food was amazing and the service was friendly and on point. Loved the atmosphere. We sat outside with a lovely view. Been there, done that, bought the shirt (literally) and will definitely return.

Thank AirForceWife84
Reviewed July 27, 2018 via mobile

I had the coconut shrimp, it was great with a good tasting sauce. My son had the burger, he really liked it. My daughter had the Caesar salad with grilled shrimp and enjoyed it.

Thank CalypsoSabrina
Reviewed July 27, 2018

We had lunch here several days ago. We had been to this one several times and the one on Siesta Key a couple of times, and found it worthwhile to return, again. It the past, I had usually gotten the grouper sandwich, and one time...More

Thank Lietestec
Reviewed July 27, 2018

If you've visited the Mote Marine then definitely swing by the Old Salty Dog for lunch or an early evening meal. Make sure you ask for a table with a view of the water, I like the bar tables on the side of restaurant (usually...More

Thank lyraSurrey
Reviewed July 26, 2018 via mobile

Repeat visit. We enjoyed our dinner and water views. It was a little windy so sat inside. Our waiter was great and enjoyed the service and food.

Thank lizzyrazzi
Reviewed July 25, 2018 via mobile

Family dinner here and it is great. Good selection good service. Not too long of a wait. Food was awesome.

Thank Jamesinthe405
Reviewed July 22, 2018 via mobile

Mostly open air venue on a dock. Nice views. Nice staff. Enjoyed the fish and chips, excellent full fillet of fish, average chips, not a lot of food for big eaters, spendy at $17. Had the deep fried hot dog chunks, filling but unremarkable.

Thank DrBeenThere
Reviewed July 22, 2018

There is no better place to go in Sarasota for truly waterfront dining than The Old Salty Dog on City Island behind Marine Max on New Pass. Casual, but excellent food. Try the Old Bay peel and eat shrimp and all of the fish sandwiches....More

Thank 73randallw
Reviewed July 19, 2018

Went to lunch with my daughter as we were enjoying each others company for the day. WE ordered to start a bottle of Pino noir, and their glutten free crab dip. Asked our waitress for a bucket to cool our wine since it was such...More

1  Thank Joan B
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December 25, 2016|
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Response from Joshua P | Reviewed this property |
They do serve hamburgers, hotdogs, and chicken fingers.
December 28, 2015|
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Response from Ethan_is_my_name | Reviewed this property |
No, no reservations needed. I'm not even sure they offer them if you wanted one.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Average prices
$6 - $29
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Scenic view, Families with children, Kids, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Large groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
7:00 AM - 9:30 AM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
7:00 AM - 9:30 AM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:30 AM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1601 Ken Thompson Pkwy, Sarasota, FL 34236-1005
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Sarasota
  • Phone Number: +1 941-388-4311
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Serving Sarasota for Over 25 years!The Old Salty Dog first opened its door for business in Siesta Key Village back on November 1st 1986. The owners original concept was to take a small popular village beer and hot dog stand and turn it into a casual Restaurant and Pub. They have mixed the best of the Florida Keys and their British heritage to create a fun family environment that is appealing to people from all walks of life.There are now 2 locations and they are patronized not only by their many regular local customers and characters but they also enjoy abundant new and repeat business from all over the United States and from around the World.
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