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Ophelia's on the Bay

9105 Midnight Pass Rd, Siesta Key, FL 34242-2919
+1 941-349-2212
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good21%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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American, International, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
9105 Midnight Pass Rd, Siesta Key, FL 34242-2919
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This is our second time at Ophelia’s. The service was great and the food is always A+. They even offered us mosquito spray since we chose to sit outside. Overall a great time with wonderful food.

Thank Gv1375
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Three times I used open door to use a reservation here. And all three times the people that seated us did not mention that we were celebrating an event! For such a high and dining place you would think that they would be more than...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived hoping for a memorable evening, and boy oh boy did we have one: a memorably bad one. Perhaps it was July and the owners were away? Or perhaps on Tuesdays they operate with their B Team? Or perhaps Mercury was in retrograde? Whatever...More

Thank WCGfll
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I’ve eaten in many very good restaurants, but this is one of my all time favorites. It’s on a bay right on the water, so you have a choice of sitting inside or out, including on the dock with the water right at your feet....More

Thank 80ade80
Reviewed 1 week ago

The view was nice, but the food was very expensive and just ok. My steak was good. Tuna was good. But the blue crab was ok.

Thank Marcos Melissa A
Reviewed 1 week ago

After driving down a lovely road bordering the water, you arrive at Ophelia's Food, service, view all wonderful A special place

Thank Stan K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I am still kicking myself over wasting my time coming here. I should have paid attention to all of the negative reviews and not have bothered with this place. I came here to experience “fine dining” in Siesta Key, but all we got was bread...More

Thank Floyd S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Food was ok. Service was good. Extremely hot outside. They are not prepared for the florida weather. We order seafood and as soon as the food arrive several flies were all over the place. Not even one fan around us. Impossible to enjoy the meal....More

Thank Tiko0726
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Spectacular ambiance, water view, excellent service and fresh seafood. Staff was very accommodating to young children. Loved it

Thank Maria d
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Went for our anniversary. Service was exemplary. The food was out of this world and we had a magnificent view of the water.

Thank Ellen C
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Questions & Answers
Susan M
January 19, 2017|
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Response from Daniel O | Property representative |
No we are unrelated. Originally that was a family member of the previous owner here. Unfortunately that restaurant changed hands and went out of business.
Cheryl W
December 10, 2015|
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Response from Edward O | Reviewed this property |
Yes, Ophelia's sells their gift certificates at the restaurant, on-line and over the phone (941-349-2212)
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$27 - $39
Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Scenic view, Romantic, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special occasions
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9105 Midnight Pass Rd, Siesta Key, FL 34242-2919
    (Stickney Point Road)
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Siesta Key
  • Phone Number: +1 941-349-2212
  • E-mail
Ophelia's on the Bay is one of Sarasota's premier fine dining waterfront restaurants. Enjoy beautiful vistas of Little Sarasota Bay, from the floor-to-ceiling windows that line the dining room. Or join us for al fresco dining on our open-air patio, as the dolphins and manatee swim by. Winner of many awards both locally and nationally, including an Excellence rating from Zagat as well as being listed as the number one restaurant in America in Power and Motoryacht Magazine for dock and dine. Ophelia's on the Bay has also been voted most romantic, best waterfront and best restaurant with a view by its loyal customers. The menu changes nightly using fresh and seasonal ingredients, fresh fish flown in from all over the world and specialty meats. There is certainly something for every palate! We feature an extensive wine list, specialty martinis, as well as a full bar. Family owned and operated for over 27 years, we have an experienced staff that prides itself on exemplary service.
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