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“Good food”
Review of Lucky Pelican

Lucky Pelican
Ranked #27 of 1,054 Restaurants in Sarasota
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Seafood
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
Reviewed November 5, 2012

The food this restaurant servies is fresh and savory. I liked a lobster stew wrapped in a flaky crust. They may not offer that every day. The salad was fresh. Even the rolls were unique--crisp and buttery. Their chef is definitely creative. I don't think you'll be disappointed.

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Thank steve f
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Reviewed November 4, 2012 via mobile

I am eatin there every time I am in Sarasota. The fish is super fresh, and the chef has true imagination and creativity with flavors. Wether you are in a mood for a simple grilled fish or something rich and sophisticated, you will not be disappointed!

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Thank FrisonRoche
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Reviewed October 10, 2012

I love the food here, the place is privately owned and it shows how much the owner cares about the customers. The food is always changing, the catch of the day varies each day and you can't go wrong with anything they choose to cook. My favorites are amberjack, mahi, grouper, shrimp, the lobster mac&cheese, the oysters, the thai mussels, everythingggg!

Great selection of drinks and happy hour is nice. Luckily sarasota is not congested otherwise I can forsee waits of 1-2 hours at this place!

Everytime I visit my mother I eat here almost everyday!

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Thank Jonathan L
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Reviewed September 29, 2012 via mobile

Food was excellent. The chopped salad was perfectly dressed. The Oyster PoBoy was also good. Fresh cobia is on the menu also. Excellent value.

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Thank Cyndi B
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Reviewed September 23, 2012

I've been here for forty + years and this is how seafood in this town used to be - everywhere. Now most places just fry up the Cisco food regeritated to your plate. BUT THE LUCKY PELICAN has the BEST seafood and some of the freshest seafood in town. Go to Marina Jacks for a cocktail and the waterview - but then drive all the way to LWR to Lucky Pelican for a terrific dinner. I can't believe this great seafood restaurant is all the way out in BFE. Someone tell them to open a second lation in Downtown Sarasota. They'll blow everyone else away (do not eat at Barnacle Bill's).
My highest recommendation is LUCKY PELICAN - you WON'T be dissappointed!!

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1  Thank Marty J
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