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“Lively”
Review of Owen's Fish Camp

Owen's Fish Camp
Ranked #25 of 1,144 Restaurants in Sarasota
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: International
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Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Reservations
Reviewed July 8, 2013

This is a great little restaurant tucked away in an alley in Sarasota. It looks like an old cottage that should be on the beach, but a cottage you want to walk into because you know the food is going to be good. They have indoor and outdoor seating, and a great menu, but for all of you who like cocktails with their meals, Sangria and Beer was all they were serving on the patio. The cuisine is somewhat southern with a seafood flare.

The wait staff is friendly and well informed about their menu, and if you save some room, their apple pie was delicious!

A great place where locals frequent and tourist run into. There's almost always a wait, and it's worth it!

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Reviewed July 6, 2013

I have taken business travelers, family and friends to Owen's. All have thoroughly enjoyed their meals. Owen's has a great selection of food and the atmosphere is eclectic. Items like the Salt Water Catfish will change your opinion regarding the options available from the gulf or ocean. During this trip I had the blackened Cobia and it was yummy in my tummy. Parking can be a little challenging for the first time visitor, but visit the website for many options on where you can park. It's really not much of problem once you understand the area. It's a downtown establishment, so those from the big city won't be phased.

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Reviewed July 5, 2013

I went to Owens Fish Camp for a friend's birthday celebration with several other couples about two months ago. The atmosphere, fresh fish,and cold beer was so good I had to introduce other close friends to this hidden gem. It's usually crowed and for good reason! For a fun evening I highly recommend it!

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Thank dorado2434
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Reviewed July 4, 2013

Owen's is more of an experience then a sensational food place. The food is good
but the atmosphere is better. It is one of the liveliest places in Sarasota and the staff and
other patrons are friendly. Its a crowded place and everyone seems to be at a party. It is not at all fancy but that is part of the beauty. There is an outdoor seating area for dining and two outdoor areas for having drinks while waiting and an indoor bar as well. They offer wine by advising good, better, best and it is all reasonably priced. If you don;t love jambalaya, the scallops are a good alternative. The pecan pie for desert is authentic and tasty.

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Thank RichardLBrown
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Reviewed July 1, 2013

My wife and I LOVE Owens Fish camp! So much so, that when friends want to get together for a dinner, it is always our go to spot. We are probably guilty of ignoring other great restaurants but every time we eat there, it is a great experience. The fresh fish and tasty southern side dishes are phenomenal. My wife absolutely loves the fried chicken with the bacon and i think balsamic sauce that accompanies it. If you havent tried Owens Fish Camp, you are missing the boat!

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Thank Mike G
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