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“Nice waterside location for lunch”

Mar Vista Dockside Restaurant and Pub
Ranked #4 of 26 Restaurants in Longboat Key
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $7 - $25
Cuisines: American, Seafood
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Good for: Local cuisine, Families with children, Romantic
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Breakfast, Lunch, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Takeout
Description: Enjoy a delicious fresh Florida seafood meal inside the quaint dining room, on the outdoor covered deck or under the ancient Buttonwood Trees overlooking picturesque Sarasota Bay. Farm to fork, gulf to table and pasture to plate. It's waterfront dining with a unique atmosphere. Leave a dollar bill on the wall and a little bit of your heart to find on your return visit. Voted #1 place to Dock and Dine with our own private 14 slip dock. There is no place quite like the Mar Vista for real Florida dining.
Reviewed November 7, 2013

We would recommend this restaurant for lunch rather than dinner unless you seak informality. Food is a little limited but consistently good quality. Friendly and efficient service. It has boat slips for access from the water which makes it a great lunch location for boaters.

Thank mikeandb
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Reviewed November 6, 2013

A must visit everytime we come to Bradenton to visit my folfs.. Not as touristy as the other places on the gulf side and the food was very good - especially the Oysters - were fantastic. And leave a dollar :)

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Thank BeachgoerfromNJ
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Reviewed October 31, 2013

We had lunch outside and enjoyed watching all the people arrive on their boats for lunch. We had the coconut shrimp salad and the grouper Rueben sandwich. Both were very good. I would highly recommend the outside seating as the inside looked more like a bar than a restaurant.

Thank Cheryl R
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Reviewed October 31, 2013 via mobile

Outdoor seating within some very old trees with lighting and such a pretty view of the intercostal water. Excellent food, drink and service!!! Very lovely Halloween evening! Our server dressed for the occasion! :)

Thank Lucky0420
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Reviewed October 31, 2013 via mobile

If you want to enjoy Florida dining at its best , come here to Mar-Vista. The Grouper was superb, done to perfection. You must try their potato medley, unique plate.

Thank James99946
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