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8875 Midnight Pass Rd, Sarasota, FL 34242-3838
+1 941-346-2207
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good36%
  • Average22%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible7%
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“stuffed shrimp” (39 reviews)
“turtle pie” (18 reviews)
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Caribbean, American, Vegetarian Friendly
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8875 Midnight Pass Rd, Sarasota, FL 34242-3838
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Reviewed yesterday

Luckily we decided to go to Turtles on a Monday and a little early. Still, the parking lot was full and we finally found someone leaving on our third try. We had a great table near the water on a very nice evening. All of...More

Thank Douglas H
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We had a good meal here. Very pleasant server who was attentive. Lunches were very tasty and we enjoyed it.

Thank Kathy K
Reviewed 5 days ago

Stopped in after an evening at Sarasota Beach and ate an outstanding fish meal. The wait staff performed efficiently. The food was hot and well presented.

Thank Harold S
Reviewed 6 days ago

We ate here twice after our first meal we said we need to come back again before we leave the area. The staff was friendly and efficient. The menu varied and the food very good. We had five people each time and everyone enjoyed their...More

Thank Joe R
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is like a fine oiled machine. the staff work together to help their customers get the best service possible . I recommend the shrimp alfredo. Gulf shrimp and alfredo sauce superb. Take the time to go and see this waterfront experience.

Thank Kathleen L
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been to Turtles many times over the 4 years we’ve stayed in Siesta Key. They have a lovely waterfront, the food is usually very good, and fair value. This past Saturday evening, there must have been a staff rebellion! The service was poor......More

1  Thank lindylou2018
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Turtles was just ok. We had much better food at other restaurants. My husband had the coconut crusted Mahi Mahi and it was ok. I had the clam chowder, which was good and the coconut shrimp, which was just ok. The waitress had too many...More

Thank 1987cindy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went with a large party of 18 and were seated in a lovely upstairs dining area all to ourselves. A mirrored wall assured everyone a beautiful view. Our hard working servers did a commendable job taking great care of us with the challenge of...More

Thank Gary M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nothing flashy here. Typical beach/boat dock restaurant atmosphere. A nice selection of regular items and specials. This is not fine dining but it is very good food, ample portions, and reasonable prices. We arrived early and were surprised how crowded it was at 5:30. Then...More

Thank Peter M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Obviously a place for locals with a small, but nice view of the bay. We sat outside, enjoyed good service and a tasty lunch of fried shrimp and a seafood pasta. The “famous” milkshake was small and average. This seems to be one of the...More

Thank Karen B
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Judy H
January 4, 2018|
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Response from Lisa G | Reviewed this property |
Unfortunately not, missed the season by 2 weeks..
Anne S
October 24, 2016|
Response from Melissa R | Reviewed this property |
HI!! I think 7...go and have fun!!
September 13, 2016|
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Response from William B | Reviewed this property |
South on 41 towards Siesta Key Beaches and turn left (east) on Midnight Pass Road and it's on the left.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar scene, Scenic view, Romantic, Large groups, Kids, Families with children, Special occasions, Local cuisine
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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