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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%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“fresh fish” (137 reviews)
“grouper sandwich” (101 reviews)
“seafood” (138 reviews)
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10:00 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
Seafood, Soups, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
6641 Midnight Pass Rd, Siesta Key, FL 34242-2508
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Popped into the market to get some shellfish and although tiny on the inside, the menu looked appealing and it was busy, always a good sign, so we bought our clams and mussels, took them home, cooked them in white wine and garlic, and I...More

Thank Poetman
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

For seafood...I would say on a national comparison this is good to very good. I would say on a Siesta Key comparison this is very good to excellent. There is a wait since it is a small place and they don’t take reservations.

Thank cercis
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This very small fish market is an excellent option for fresh seafood. The staff is very friendly. The Grouper sandwich is outstanding. Expect to wait a little while but I can attest that it is worth it. The place won’t break the bank either. Save...More

Thank Brian C
Reviewed 3 days ago

We ate dinner and lunch here while staying for a little over a week and a condo across the street. At dinner we both had the mahi-mahi special which was fresh off the boat and cooked perfectly. For lunch had the bisque and grouper po-boy....More

Thank William C
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Best fish dinner I’ve had all week. There was eight of us and we ordered different things. No one was disappointed. The portions were large and easy to share. The wait staff was very busy but kept up with the customers. A unique place where...More

Thank 372jrob
BigWaterFishMarket, Owner at Big Water Fish Market, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

I'm happy a good time was had by all. That is our intention, and quality food

Reviewed 5 days ago

The seafood here was worth the wait. It was one of the best fresh fish meals I have eaten in Florida. And fresh vegetables came with the meal; not the usual french fries that American restaurants feel the need to serve with everything. The restaurant...More

Thank sujocaha12
BigWaterFishMarket, Owner at Big Water Fish Market, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Sounds like you could of squeezed out 1 more star. Just sayin. We are glad you enjoyed your meal and thanks for compliments

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The fish tacos are as good as advertised! The cucumber salad as a side was excellent although quite small. I think the fries might be the better accompaniment. We also ordered a couple pounds of stone crabs which they cracked for us. Amazing. They are...More

Thank Jski529
Reviewed 1 week ago

Got our dinner to go, because of past waits. Place was crowded, but less than a half dozen waiting outside for a table. The place is small, but has great food.

Thank JimB8956
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We’ve been eating at Big Water 8-10 times every winter vacation - it is the BEST! Scott & his crew do a great job of serving a crowd for lunch & dinner. Small place ( prepare to get friendly with your neighbor 😀! part of...More

1  Thank grantk12017
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have eaten at Big Water Fish Market at least 6 times in the past year and the food is consistently outstanding and fresh. My favorite dish is the Mahi melt and my wife loves the grouper tacos. Highly recommended!

Thank gl0baltraveler
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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
Kids, Families with children, Local cuisine
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 34242-2508
  • 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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