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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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Overview
  • Excellent77%
  • Very good16%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“fresh fish” (119 reviews)
“seafood” (116 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
6641 Midnight Pass Rd, Siesta Key, FL 34242-2508
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1 - 10 of 777 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Went twice during our vacation. Tastiest grouper in the region. Friendly service. Fun atmosphere. Advise you arrive early as it's a small place.

Thank Ann S
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

So yummy. I had the pineapple snapper wrapper and for apps the peel and eat shrimp. Outstanding. BYOB, so next liquor store is a must. Not fancy, but splendid.

Thank erica j
Reviewed 2 days ago

We spent our last 3 three nights in Florida at Siesta Key and due to tripadvisor reviews we decided to spend our last night at this restaurant. We weren't disappointed. The food is excellent and the personal service from the staff was commendable. This is...More

Thank Gerbalpurple
Reviewed 6 days ago

Small, family style restaurant with very reasonable prices and quick service. Fresh fish caught that day can be prepared as you like it. I had a grouper ruben sandwich that was so large that I saved half for later eating.

Thank ArtisticBeth
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a small restaurant and it may not win a Michelin star. If you want that in a restaurant please stop reading and move on as you would have passed on one of the best seafood establishments period: east coast, west coast, overseas..anyplace! The...More

1  Thank ricklax1
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Only stopped in for some fresh seafood. I didn't eat in. Shrimp and scallops were very fresh and decent sized. Price was a little higher than expected, but overall worth the effort.

Thank carasam1974
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a late flight into Florida and arrived ten minutes before closing: Yes! The kitchen is still open. They were happy to cook full dinners for us for us to take back to our condo. The seasoning was spot-on, portions were so generous the...More

Thank Debbi H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have been coming to siesta key for over 50 years. Every year in anticipation, we return and excitedly look for new places on the key to eat. Heard about this place via word-of-mouth so tried it on our first night. It was a Thursday...More

Thank Debra L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After staying in Siesta Keys and eating at more formal restaurants, we decided to get some shrimp to grill at our condo. The fishmarket turns out to be a full-service restaurant as well as take out seafood. They steam shrimp and had excellent fish dip...More

Thank Randy B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Best Lobster roll ever! You have to stop in! Conch fritters top notch! Lobster bisque and New England clam chowder!

Thank Anthony H
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Alan H
Not been here before. Does anyone know if they still do BYOB? Thanks.
April 25, 2017|
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Response from Sheila W | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do! They also have beer there available for purchase
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Norm A
Hi, Norm. What would you like to know about this restaurant? Do you have any qlutin free meal for my grandson with celiacs?
February 19, 2017|
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Response from BigWaterFishMarket | Property representative |
Yes
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Lippy48
What does BYOB mean please
September 15, 2016|
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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
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$8 - $22
Meals
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Free Wifi, Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Monday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 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
  • E-mail
Description
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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