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“We LOVE this place. The food, service, and atmosphere is outstanding!”

Dry Dock Waterfront Grill
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Ranked #2 of 26 Restaurants in Longboat Key
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $10 - $34
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Good for: Local cuisine, Special occasions, Families with children, Scenic view
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Lunch, Dinner, Delivery, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Description: The Geckos Hospitality Group - Dry Dock Waterfront Grill features casual indoor & outdoor dining overlooking Sarasota Bay. Known for having one of the freshest grouper sandwiches on Florida 's West Coast. The Dry Dock is popular with locals and visitors to Longboat. From the dockside patio,and the upstairs overlooking the view of Sarasota Bay the Dry Dock is conveniently located at the south end of Longboat Key at the Boathouse Marina.
Reviewed July 2, 2014

We were in Longboat Key for a week and Dry Dock was our favorite restaurant hands down. We chose to eat outside on three different occasions. The view was fabulous, food was delicious, and the wait staff was outstanding. We especially loved the lobster tacos and filet mignon.

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Reviewed July 1, 2014

We liked this place so much we ate their twice. The fish was extremely fresh and flavorful. The peel and eat shrimp were done to perfection. Staff was attentive and served with a smile. The owner visited tables to personally greeted customers to check on satisfaction. Key lime pie was great.

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Reviewed June 30, 2014

Tasty food with a great view -- we come back every visit to LBK. Host is sometimes a bit surly but wait staff is very accomodating and knowledgeable.

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Reviewed June 30, 2014

We have been dining at Dry Dock for more than 10 years. It is ALWAY our first and last nights meals while on vacation and we have never been disappointed. The new expansion of the second floor is really nice and the view is spectacular. Outdoor dining is a must. As far as the menu goes you cannot make a bad choice. I adore the Shrimp Pasta with the white wine garlic sauce and the Lobster Tacos are to die for. Dry Dock is a must when in the area.

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Reviewed June 29, 2014

This gem is an outstanding restaurant destination. The service is awesome. Get grouper and/or snapper, and enjoy the view and ambiance. If weather permits, sit outside, otherwise enjoy the view inside. There is truly not a bad seat in the house. Also try the house special cilantro chili sauce, and real key lime pie. An outstanding dining experience.

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1  Thank worldtraveler1459
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