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“Great English Style Fish and Chips”
Review of Lucky Pelican

Lucky Pelican
Ranked #31 of 1,101 Restaurants in Sarasota
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Seafood
Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Reservations
Reviewed April 23, 2014

We, from Canada, are very used to getting quality english style fish and chips. This restaurant is the only place in Sarasota where we were very impressed with the quality of fish and the breading. They came steaming hot and plenty off! We went back twice to have them and will go again next season. The wait time to get into this restaurant can be quite long and no reservations accepted, but they are very organized and everyone seems happy while they wait. The dining area is quite noisy, so if you are after quiet this place is not for you.

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Thank Heather C
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Reviewed April 18, 2014 via mobile

Very good local restaurant. They have a robust seafood menu. I ordered the grilled cod, which was one of many fish options to choose from. The only challenge they have is that the restaurant is not that large, but they are very busy, so you will almost certainly need to wait for a table.

Thank Clint N
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Reviewed April 16, 2014

Very popular seafood restaurant which was completely packed when we arrived on a Tuesday night. Instead of waiting, we took an outside table which was a bit breezy and seemed to be in a storage area but I guess that's why it was available. The outdoor seating would be great later in the season. Service was friendly and swift. Everything we had was great. Parking is plentiful. Would try it again anytime and recommend for all ages.

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Thank SeeTheWorldWithKids
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Reviewed April 13, 2014

Generally, the best experiences happen when you least expect it. Just looking for a informal dining experience, we thought we'd try this place. It was one of those events where it all came together. A 45 minute wait inside drove us to find a first come seat outside on a delightful evening. The waiter was excellent. The food was outstanding. The flounder was so light we had to hold it down with a fork.

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2  Thank Mike B
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Reviewed April 9, 2014

Just had dinner at this wonderful seafood rest.....started with the chicken wings and ceasar salad with two for one wine....wings were a bit hot but just enoughnto spike sn interest...very tasty...the salad was very fresh and nice..just wish there was a bit more dressing...we then had the Sake Glazed Seabass.....all I can say is it was just wonderful....great flavour and very light fish...the panckes of fresh veggies along with the tomato and mushroom medoly was nice but I wouldn't have psrted mushrooms with the fish..but tasty.....the watress was very freindly and informative...the tables are very close as they try to maximize the room but our neighbours were very friendly....it is on the pricey side but when a great meal is served you don't mind....but get there early...we arrived to have a glass of wine at 4:30pm and the place was full inside and out by 5:30pm.....we highly recommended this place...we are Canadians but we wil be back next return to Florida in the Sarasota area...

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1  Thank RenegadeLT
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