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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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29 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed March 13, 2015 via mobile

Always enjoyable to visit Turtles for a casual dinner on the Bay. Potato encrusted haddock was quite good and key lime pie as well. Service very good.

1 Thank OKViking
Nokomis, Florida
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68 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed March 12, 2015

We go to Turtle's for Sunday brunch by boat from Nokomis. It is one of the best deals in town. The trip there and the food and drinks are great. The brunch menu is quite varied and everything is good. It comes with a complimentary Mimosa or Bloody Mary. Can't beat this treat. After eating we go across the street... More 

Thank wildrio
Ballston Lake, New York
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49 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed March 12, 2015

Bay view, outdoor dining, great bar, nice happy hour deals, great food and service - and we can walk here across the street from our campsite! What more could we want.

Thank JoanneWes
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed March 11, 2015

While visiting Sarasota we went to Turtles on the recommendation a local, who is a friend of mine. She highly recommended the Sunday Brunch, but sadly we were not there over Sunday, but did stop in for a dinner. The food was excellent, reasonably priced, and our service was great. My husband ordered the Prime Rib and requested horseradish sauce.... More 

Thank neenee324
Ottawa, Canada
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51 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed March 9, 2015

Great casual and affordable Sunday brunch on the bay with choice of a Mimosa or Bloody May just for $9.99, desert extra. Can't go wrong. On my wife's recommendation (was her 3rd time in a month at Turtles brunch) I had the shrimp and crab au gratin and would have it again next time. She knows what I like. Our... More 

1 Thank Ganman55
Hamilton Square, New Jersey
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18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed March 8, 2015

Very nice setting; you can eat inside or out on the water. We might just need to leave the hurry of the TriState area behind, but although service was friendly and helpful, it would be considered slow in the Northeast. Food was very good. Blackened grouper was excellent. Tuna was served very rare (should have been noted on the menu... More 

Thank Annie0407
Audubon, Pennsylvania
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53 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed March 5, 2015 via mobile

Things get really rushed between five and six o'clock due to their great early bird dinner specials. They expire at 6 o'clock. But if you're lucky enough to get in you'll probably enjoy a nice meal, fairly priced, and good happy hour drink specials. Try to get an outside table for the best view but even if you're inside you're... More 

Thank jalerock
Audubon, Pennsylvania
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78 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed March 3, 2015

Baked stuffed shrimp were great especially since they were included in early bird special. Can't beat the price and the lovely view. Get there by 5 pm for a great table and no wait.

1 Thank genkathy
Oxted, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed March 2, 2015

If you want a leisurely lunch this is not the place to go. Our entrees arrived whilst we were still eating our appetizers and even then they had both still gone cold. when we objected the waiter seemed to think we were being unreasonable and should just eat both courses together!! sarasota and this whole area has a big problem... More 

Thank Eileenmarie2014
Venice, Florida
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105 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
Reviewed March 1, 2015

We recently visited Turtle's on Midnight Pass Rd with some friends. We did not have reservations but they were able to seat us fairly quickly. The atmosphere is nice and our table was outside with a view of the water. The service was excellent, food was above average and the drinks were good as well. The only downside I see... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Seafood, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, 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
Romantic, Bar scene, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Scenic view, Kids, Families with children
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 allow dogs on the outdoor patio?