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“Always a pleasure” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Crab & Fin

Crab & Fin
Ranked #28 of 1,026 Restaurants in Sarasota
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $9 - $35
Cuisines: American, Seafood, Soups, Contemporary
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Restaurant details
Good for: Large groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special occasions, Families with children
Dining options: Late Night, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: Located on St. Armands Circle in Sarasota Florida.
Sarasota
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76 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“Always a pleasure”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 10, 2014

Whether eating outside listening to the piano or inside enjoying the decor, the food at Crab and Fin has always been wonderful.

  • Visited October 2013
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Drfred39
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Burlington, Vermont
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19 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Incredibly Fresh and Well Prepared Fish”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 9, 2014

I was with four guys on a golf trip in Sarasota and we ate here three of our four nights. They print the menu twice a day based on what fresh fish is available. What we ate that night had been swimming in the gulf the day before. Really. The first night the Cobia (never even heard of that fish before) was exquisite. It wasn't on the menu on subsequent nights but the grouper, bass and tile fish were all fantastic. Great raw bar with crabs too if that is your thing. Salads and appetizers also very good. Setting is great and location on St. Armands Circle very convenient if you're staying on Long Boat Key. Service is professional and each dish was perfectly prepared and served. Highly recommend.

  • Visited March 2014
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank FlynnDog05495
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Sarasota, Florida, USA
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Great dinner on St Armands Circle”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 8, 2014

We have eaten here before, but this time was really great! Delicious food, I had a shrimp entrée and my friend had salmon. Good service, beautiful outdoor setting, piano music and a mild evening made it a perfect night!

  • Visited February 2014
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank dakuz
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Chicago, Illinois
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122 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
“Perfect restaurant for last night in Florida”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 8, 2014

Excellent stonecrabs, oysters, fish entrees, wine choices. Perfect service. Pianist playing, tables spaced apart. Not inexpensive, but there's a reason it was so hard to get a reservation.

  • Visited March 2014
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Thank sallyws
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Sarasota, Florida
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143 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
“Great place for lunch”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 7, 2014

Nice seafood selection on St. Armands circle. Sit outside and enjoy piano music. Old "standby" favorite of both visitors and locals.

  • Visited February 2014
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Melissa F
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