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The Siesta Key Oyster Bar

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$$ - $$$
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5238 Ocean Blvd, Sarasota, Siesta Key, FL 34242-3309
+1 941-346-5443
11:00 am - 2:00 am
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Sun 9:00 am - 12:00 am
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 2:00 am
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Sarasota, Florida
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Always a great pick for a laid back atmosphere, ask for Gina at the bar she is the best! I always go for fish tacos and the big boy mac and cheese is great if you want big portion sizes.... drinks are on point, bloody marys on sundays!

Thank foodforthough345
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Went for happy hour for the oyster special and also stayed for dinner. All in all, things were very good and the price can't be beat. Would go back for happy hour again.

Thank DOFlightSurg
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Great server Adam. Food was very good along with live music. Skob salad. Shrimp n grits as well as fish n chips got there at 6pm plenty of seating n parking

Thank Patrick D
Miami, Florida
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Great restaurant. Shrimp tacos are amazing! Service was excellent. Drinks where not watered down. Very quaint and love all the bills decorating the bar. There's live music in the evening. Good for families, couples, and great for groups.. Would definitely come back.

Thank Igalano
Cincinnati, Ohio
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44 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We had lunch here on a drizzly Saturday afternoon. The service was good but a tad bit slow, the food was nothing very exciting, basic bar food. The location and the live music was the winner for this place, and the $2.00 draft beers didn't hurt anything either! Overall pretty cool beachy cafe, nice vibe!

Thank Cincygirl3boys
Hawick, United Kingdom
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154 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 119 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Came in here on a Friday night for a drink and stayed till it closed. The place was very busy and buzzing all round. There was live music which gave you the island feel. Great selection of beers on tap and loads of cocktails on the go. Will certainly be back to this lively place.

Thank cujimeScotland
Cape Coral, Florida
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43 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Average bar food with a seafood flare. I had the buffalo shrimp, which was really good however several people in my party had the lobster mac and cheese and the lobster didn't taste very good. The service and live music was good.

Thank MustangMiller
Lakeland, Florida
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Excellent food Delicious oysters and great service. Fun atmosphere!! Very crowded but good vibe! Homemade key lime pie in a mason jar. Very unique and delicious!!!

Thank Susan F
Upper Gwynedd
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22 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Happy Hour is a great time to try the oysters either raw or steamed. I ordered the raw oysters and my wife got her first order of steamed oysters ( she doesn't eat them raw) at the suggestion a of our very friendly server. They were delicious and only $7! People are friendly and the atmosphere is casual and fun.

Thank M8807FTrobertb
Clarkesville, Georgia, United States
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79 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I recommend this oyster bar should you be looking for a relaxing, open air inexpensive eats. My husband had the fish & chips, which was delicious, while I had the salad with grilled shrimp and it was also quite good. The salad had generous portions of chopped bacon, hard boiled eggs, tomatoes besides 6 medium sized shrimp.

Thank 706Susan706

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$10 - $15
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Local cuisine, Bar scene, Kids, Large groups, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
9:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5238 Ocean Blvd, Sarasota, Siesta Key, FL 34242-3309
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Siesta Key
  • Phone Number: +1 941-346-5443
Siesta Key Oyster Bar is THE Hot Spot in Siesta Key Village! Come in and join us for great food, fresh oysters, cold beer, live music, and tons of fun!Siesta Key Oyster Bar (or as the locals call it "SKOB") is the hangout with the laidback, beachy atmosphere that will get you right into the Island Spirit. When you're at SKOB you feel right at home, like you're hanging out with good friends on your back patio (although chances are the ceiling of your patio is not covered in dollar bills).One of the things that sets SKOB apart from the other bars in Siesta Key Village is that we have some of the best food on the Key.Join us for Crustacean Happy Hour, every day from 3-6.1/2 price Oysters and Crawfish

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Peoria, Illinois
Englewood, Florida
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?