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“Gave them a third shot and again they blew it.”

Gecko's Grill & Pub
Ranked #129 of 1,114 Restaurants in Sarasota
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $10 - $20
Cuisines: American, Pub
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Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
Description: American Pub Food with a Gourmet Twist. Locally owned since 1992 and perennial winner of Best Sports Bar, Best Burger, Best Wings, Best Fries, Best Business Lunch, Best Happy Hour & more! 2-4-1 Happy Hour All Day, Every Day and locally sourced seasonal fare with the Gecko's Hospitality Group's exceptional hospitality component!
Reviewed January 11, 2013

First time dining there,everything was good,not great but acceptable,ordered the seared Tuna and it was above average..Now.they must have gotten a new chef or changed the recipe for there seared Tuna.This time the fresh veges that came with it were coated with a corn syrup based sugar sauce which was uneatable,and the tuna was not seared but totally
overcooked...terrible sent it back.
Had lunch there today at an off hour place was empty waited 1/2 hour for Margareta pizza and a 1992 salad. Pizza came totally burnt,sent it back then they brought a pesto pizza when I ordered a Margaretta and this pizza crust and all was raw..the1992 salad was swimming in oil...could not eat it...that's it Gecko's is off my list of dining choices.

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Thank Scott C
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Reviewed December 22, 2012

Not fine dining, but my favorite sports bars. They have the right combination of food, bar, and TVs for viewing along with good service. None perfect, but all certainly above average. Great salads and home made potato chips.

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Reviewed November 30, 2012

Had not been here so this was our first time. Neighbors said to try it. Very, very pleased. We all got a different dish and tried out each. Every one was pleased.

Thank special66
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Reviewed November 13, 2012

The food we had was just average for this sort of restaurant , the main reason we would not return was that the the dining room was far too cold. A number of diners were putting jackets and sweaters on during our visit. Just not comfortable for dining

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Thank Ian Y
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Reviewed October 7, 2012

This is a wonderful place to meet with friends. Great home made chips! Friendly staff, good food, nice atmosphere. We go there regularly and are never disappointed.

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Thank SarasotaAnderson
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