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Big Water Fish Market

6641 Midnight Pass Rd, Siesta Key, FL 34242-2508
+1 941-554-8101
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good16%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“fresh fish” (146 reviews)
“grouper sandwich” (121 reviews)
“seafood” (158 reviews)
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Seafood, Soups, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
6641 Midnight Pass Rd, Siesta Key, FL 34242-2508
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Reviewed yesterday

Loved this little restaurant. Great decorations, freshly-caught seafood, and an extremely good reputation among the locals.

Thank Mike R
Reviewed 3 days ago

We were visiting for Siesta Key for the week and stayed nearby. A good friend recommended BWFM, and we had the opportunity to eat there 3-4 times during the week. The food was outstanding each and every time we went in. We sampled many menu...More

Thank sjw9876
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We were torn between eating here and the places in the village because of the outside. This place is tucked away in a strip mall area and we wanted the more beachy atmosphere on vaca but glad we went with the rating choice...it’s spot on!...More

Thank Slmm1
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Dinner. Grouper sandwich a little greasy weak service tables not cleaned on a timely basis atmosphere loud and crowded small older decor not worth a second trip

Thank Robert B
BigWaterFishMarket, Owner at Big Water Fish Market, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Cant win them all

Reviewed 1 week ago

It's tucked in a strip mall and a bit unassuming from the looks. It has a small dining area with a very casual atmosphere. We went early (5p) and got right in but there were people waiting outside by the time we left. Our table...More

Thank Nikki A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Not so cheap, but super quality food, everything tasted super fresh! Service was good, no complaints.

Thank Gil A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First time eating here on July 4th. Awesome service and dinner was very good. Fried shrimp, crab balls, grouper fingers and fresh tuna dinner! Loved the atmosphere! A must dining experience when at Crescent/Siesta Beach!

1  Thank Stacy T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went here because the place has been rated #1 for three years in a row. It is a small place, you will wait during busy time but it is so worth the wait. Best conch fritters since going to the islands on vacation. Their...More

Thank cmwicher
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It doesn't look like much from the outside, but the food was pretty good. Very few tables and I ended up sharing a long bench like table with other people. Overall, it had an island feel and the decor was fun. The grilled grouper was...More

Thank George H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful food, friendly service, fabulous decor in this small, homey restaurant! Enjoyed our 45th anniversary lunch here. Our waitress took our picture and surprised us with a scrumptious key lime pie slice for dessert, yum!

Thank Yia54Yia
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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, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6641 Midnight Pass Rd, Siesta Key, FL 34242-2508
  • 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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