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8875 Midnight Pass Rd, Sarasota, FL 34242-3838
+1 941-346-2207
10:00 am - 8:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 8:30 pm
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Wilmslow, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Turtles really has to get 10/10 for location, set on the waterfront it really is perfect. The receptionist when you arrive will offer you seating inside or outside, unless it is threatening rain do request a table on the decking. We visited twice this year and each time the staff were very good and attentive. The food is not fine... More 

Thank Mike T
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Good food. Accommodating staff. Sat outside and enjoyed the bay view. Shrimp scampi was very good. Would eat there again

Thank aliceGibsonia
Sarasota, Florida
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19 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped here after kayaking by it because it looked so cute. Good food, reasonably priced with extremely friendly, helpful servers and staff. They had an issue with their drink machine and went out of their way to make sure my husband was satisfied and then comped all the beverages just because...that is an unexpected bonus but we would have... More 

Thank Andi G
Venice, Florida
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190 reviews
134 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great spot on the water! Seating inside but try to get a table outside...great view! Nice menu...very friendly server. Food was very good. Not far from Siesta Key!

Thank Pam G
North Port, Florida
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47 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have eaten at Turtles several times but it was always for lunch or Sunday brunch. I took my wife there for Mother's Day dinner. We ordered the NY Strip but that is not what what they served as NY Strip. We were apprehensive about ordering it because the menu said it was topped with cheese and shrimp. When it... More 

Thank Rodger U
Palm Harbor, Florida
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171 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Pulled into the parking lot and thought "this is going to be great". Than walked up to the host who greeted us pleasantly, got three menus and than the phone rang. Rather than putting the caller on hold he got out his reservation book and took the reservation. Not a good start to say the least. We were than seated... More 

Thank Tim P
Pylesville, Maryland
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My boyfriend and I went here because it was convenient. We didn't have much time so we quickly skimmed the menu. However, it took a while to be approached by a waiter. When we finally were, we put our food order in with our drink order. It took a bit of time to get our waters - we were approached... More 

Thank sarastravels2017
north carolina
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33 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great place to grab a lunch with a great water way view. Inside dining is available but eating outside is a must. The staff were friendly, service was fast, and the beer was cold.

Thank miller-light-8
Sarasota, Florida
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32 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed April 18, 2017

My husband and myself went with our friends for Easter Dinner. Heidi our waitress was just a delight. Bubbly, smiley and remembered our meals as we made a few changes. She even remembered our waters and a glass of ice for my wine. We all liked the option of the 9 oz. carafe's of wine. That was a plus. She... More 

Thank martini001
Croswell, Michigan
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3 reviews
Reviewed April 7, 2017 via mobile

We stumbled across this hidden gem while vacationing in Sarasota. In addiion to the great view of Sarasota Bay, we were treated to a fantastic seafood lunch that was reasonable but extremely tasty. The service was great and we will definitely go back when in town.

Thank tkecc5

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Seafood, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television, Highchairs Available
Good for
Bar scene, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Kids, Scenic view, Families with children, Large groups, Romantic
Open Hours
10:00 am - 8:30 pm
10:00 am - 8:30 pm
10:00 am - 8:30 pm
10:00 am - 8:30 pm
10:00 am - 8:30 pm
10:00 am - 8:30 pm
10:00 am - 8:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8875 Midnight Pass Rd, Sarasota, FL 34242-3838
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Sarasota
  • Phone Number: +1 941-346-2207

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?