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Big Water Fish Market

6641 Midnight Pass rd, Siesta Key, FL 34242
+1 941-554-8101
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good16%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“fresh fish” (133 reviews)
“seafood” (131 reviews)
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Seafood, Soups, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
6641 Midnight Pass rd, Siesta Key, FL 34242
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Reviewed 3 days ago

My husband and I were looking for a place to have a nice, informal lunch. We had read about this place in one of the local magazines and it was rated #2 for lunch on Siesta Key. Really, what could have topped it? Basically, it...More

Thank aliasjr
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very disappointed with the grouper sandwich and my wife did not think much of her crab cake sandwich. The shrimps we had were tasteless. No where near as good as English fish & chips.

1  Thank RaysunshineRay
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The fish was so fresh we ended back there twice. Had the fish and chips, red snapper mango wrap, soft shell crab special and grouper Ruben. All would order again. Enjoyed their fries but found the hush puppies a little dense for my liking ....More

Thank Mari-Lou C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Big Water Fish Market has the best seafood on Siesta Key, probably the best in Sarasota County. My wife and I have been coming here for five years and we have never had a bad experience. When we first came, BWFM only had daily specials....More

Thank Gerard R
Reviewed 1 week ago

Walking distance from the Hyatt. Fresh fresh fresh food! Small very casual. You can't beat the fabulous food. Carl, Logan and Ross are so nice and give great service in spite of being slammed with customers!

Thank ktwagner
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Please don't come here. I want to keep the delightful staff and excellent food all to myself. Two big thumbs UP

Thank Kevin D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You might have trouble finding it, and when you get there you'll think you have the wrong place, but you don't. Small and with few tables, it ain't fancy but the food is very good. You'd spend a lot more at another place and the...More

1  Thank tettyg
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a local place and nothing fancy but the food was amazing! The portions were huge and the fish was cooked perfectly. Often when we eat out, the fish is over cooked - not here. The wait staff was wonderful too.

Thank bubbleblower
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Came here for lunch with my cousin. I had the tacos and she had the grouper Reuben which was so big, she brought half of it home for dinner. Both were good choices. Each came with a side. Her choice of potato salad was good....More

Thank Kathie A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Local place. Nothing fancy. Small place with limited seating. Very good service. The lobster roll was very generous as were the fish tacos.

Thank jerry z
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Alan H
April 25, 2017|
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Response from wuz4me | Reviewed this property |
cannot bring your own. have reasonably priced wine, but don't expect too much. food and service was above average in our opinion. Very casual. we even bought some salmon to grill at home the next day and it, too, was... More
Norm A
February 19, 2017|
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Response from BigWaterFishMarket | Property representative |
September 15, 2016|
Response from Patrick S |
BRING YOUR OWN BEER (you can buy alcohol nearby and carry it in to enjoy with your meal)
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$8 - $22
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Free Wifi, Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6641 Midnight Pass rd, Siesta Key, FL 34242
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Siesta Key
  • Phone Number: +1 941-554-8101
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Big Water Fish Market opened its doors on 11/11/11 at 11am with owner Scott Dolan at the helm. We are near the south bridge on Siesta Key in the Crescent Beach Shopping Center next to Siesta Spirits liquor store. We are a retail fish market that specializes in fresh, wild, Florida seafood and we also offer a simple but delicious casual dining menu. We were voted "Best Grouper Sandwich" on the island in 2013 and we serve fresh, made-to-order meals until 6:45pm on weekdays and until 6:00pm on Saturdays and it's always BYOB! Come in and try a Seafood Steampot with crab legs, shrimp, clams, mussels, potatoes and corn on the cobb or any of our other great selections. We offer our customers the freshest fish, seafood, and produce available in a clean boutique style market. In addition, we carry a variety of specialty spices, sauces, and products to compliment your seafood. If you ever want something that we don't have in stock, just let us know and we will make some calls. In most cases we can get it to you the next day. Whether you live here or you're visiting beautiful Siesta Key, please visit the Big Water Fish Market for all your FRESH seafood needs!
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