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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2019 Winner
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PRICE RANGE
$8 - $22
CUISINES
Seafood, Soups
Special Diets
Gluten Free Options
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Menu

CASUAL DINING​
SIESTA FISH SANDWICH
Blackened​ or grilled fish w/ sauteed spinach, onion, tomato & a homemade Siesta sauce. Best fish sandwich on the Island!
$12
GROUPER, SNAPPER OR MAHI SANDWICH
Blackened or grilled w/ lettuce, tomato & a homemade tarter sauce.
$13
CRAB CAKE SANDWICH OR PLATE
Homemade sauteed crab cakes w/ or without a toasted sesame seed kaiser roll w/ mixed greens, vine ripened tomatoes, & a spicy creole sauce. Best in Sarasota!
$12
FISH PLATE
Choose your fish from our display case, pick blackened or grilled. Fresh fish is served w/ 2 sides.
$15.50
GRILLED SCALLOP PLATE
1/2 pound of fresh grilled Jumbo New Bedford Scallops served w/ fresh steamed veggies of the day.
$22
FISH BURRITO
Grilled blackened fish, melted cheese, garlic aioli, pico, dirty rice, black beans, & mixed greens all rolled into a pico wrap.
$12
FISH TACOS
Two​ (2) grilled fish tacos on flour tortillas w/ homemade key lime coleslaw, pico salsa & an aioli sauce served w/ rice.
$12
“THE BIG TUNA”
Homemade fresh Tuna Fish salad w/ spring mix & tomato served as a salad or in a pico wrap.
$9
JACK’S FAMOUS FISH STEW
Fish stock & tomato based stew w/ fresh veggies & fresh local fish in every bite!
$13
SALAD WITH STEAMED SHRIMP OR GRILLED FISH
Steamed​ Florida white shrimp or fresh fish on a bed of mixed greens, tossed in a house vinaigrette w/ seasonal vegetables.
$12
STEAMPOT​
CRAB LEGS, MUSSELS, SHRIMP, POTATOES & CORN
You can reserve a picnic table to enjoy a steampot w/ your family & friends. BYOB
$35 per person
STEAMHOUSE​
Steamed meals are served w/ red skin potato’s & fresh florida Corn on the cobb or seasonal veggies of the day.
All steamed seafood is cooked in a garlic scampi butter & served w/ lemon & cocktail sauce.
2lb PEI MUSSELS
$13
2 DOZEN FLORIDA CLAMS
$13
1/2 lb WILD GULF PEEL-N-EAT SHRIMP
$16
1lb ALASKAN SNOW CRAB LEGS
$15
1 DOZEN STEAMED GULF OSYTERS
$15
1lb FLORIDA STONE CRABS
Served hot or cold. w/ a mustard sauce. Season is Oct 15 thru May 15. Market price
RAW BAR​
RAW OYSTERS ON THE 1/2 SHELL
1/2 dozen, 1 dozen, market price
CEVICHE PLATE
$22 lb.
SASHIMI PLATE
$20 lb.
DESSERT​
MAMMA’s KEY LIME PIE - BEST IN FLORIDA!
$3 a slice
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Delicious food for whole family! Have ordered takeout from them 3 times already this trip. Will be ordering again soon! Especially the conch fritters

Date of visit: July 2020
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I'll be honest when this place was recommended I was skeptical when I pulled into the shopping center, then we ordered our food came and all doubts were completely dispersed. You won't find better fresher seafood anywhere. If you go to Siesta Key and enjoy...More

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great seafood, & service! The grouper & mahi platters were both fantastic. My husband loved the fish & shrimp tacos!

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Delicious had the crab stuffed grouper and the peel and eat shrimp was amazing highly recommend, very small place but well worth it

Date of visit: June 2020
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Reviewed June 4, 2020 via mobile

We went here early because we read it could get crowded and we are so glad we did! Food here is excellent! Very fresh! You can tell the staff pays attention to details and makes the food with love! We got the grouper with lobster...More

Date of visit: June 2020
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Reviewed May 23, 2020

Aloha been living in Sarasota for 7 years and being from Chicago I love lil quant places that you gotta go find like me lucky charms. Went in great welcome like I’d been before. The food starting with some fried grouper bites with a nice...More

Date of visit: May 2020
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Reviewed May 21, 2020

This gem is an absolute must-visit on your next trip to Siesta Key! Food is always fresh and delicious - our favorites are the fish/shrimp tacos and seared tuna, but got to try some stone crab claws this time. Pierina, our server on our most...More

Date of visit: May 2020
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Reviewed May 3, 2020

We have gotten food here several times to take over to crescent beach for supper. It’ts Great for locals like us.

Date of visit: April 2020
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Reviewed May 2, 2020

The fish tacos!!! They're so good, I order them every time. Definitely a great place to bring visitors. The staff is great, too.

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed April 3, 2020

Have been coming to Florida for over 50 years, the grouper at BWFM is by far the biggest and best we have ever had. I love it fried wife gets it blackened. Fish Tacos are excellent and the hush puppies are off the chain! It...More

Date of visit: April 2020
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Carm18426
February 20, 2020|
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Response from BarbaraandDavidD | Reviewed this property |
No reservations but get there early for lunch or dinner. We waited outside for well over 45 minutes
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April 25, 2017|
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Response from BigWaterFishMarket | Property representative |
As owner I can positively tell you that you are allowed to byob and we sell beer and wine
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Norm A
February 19, 2017|
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