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“Great location, fresh ingredients”
Review of Old Salty Dog

Old Salty Dog
Ranked #43 of 1,054 Restaurants in Sarasota
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $6 - $29
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Bar scene, Scenic view
Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Outdoor Seating
Description: Serving Sarasota for Over 25 years!The Old Salty Dog first opened its door for business in Siesta Key Village back on November 1st 1986. The owners original concept was to take a small popular village beer and hot dog stand and turn it into a casual Restaurant and Pub. They have mixed the best of the Florida Keys and their British heritage to create a fun family environment that is appealing to people from all walks of life.There are now 2 locations and they are patronized not only by their many regular local customers and characters but they also enjoy abundant new and repeat business from all over the United States and from around the World.
Reviewed July 7, 2013

Our family of four stopped here on north lido key before visiting the Mote aquarium.

Great location and authentic old Florida seafood restaurant.

The pros: the seafood was delicious (5 stars), the view was scenic, the prices were affordable, and our table was on the deck with the water below.

The cons: most of the seating is open air. We were OK with the heat but others may not be. Stick with the seafood. Our Caesar salads were bland (1 star).

Kids will love this place.

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Thank Joan D
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Reviewed July 2, 2013

Great food, great service and reasonable prices! While on vacation we enjoyed dinner here TWICE and were not disappointed at all. We will definitely be back! Loved the basket options - which were less pricey than the full meals.

Thank rwatson579
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Reviewed July 1, 2013

I do not recommend this place. I ordered fish and chips and it was very bland. It lacked flavor. Is cost $14.99 and it was totally not worth it. My friend ordered a mahi sandwich with fries and she said that mine had more flavored than hers! That's pretty bad! Thank goodness we had key lime pie at home to get rid of the taste. We got that at Publix, by the way!

Thank Demitra16
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Reviewed June 27, 2013

The food here is pretty good, mostly seafood and sandwiches. The servers are friendly and prompt to take your orders. The restaurant is open air during good weather with an outside seating area and good views of the inlet.

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Thank Kam J
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Reviewed June 22, 2013

After reading the reviews we were a bit worried about eating here. We got there at 6:30 on Sat night and got a table inside right away. The food was good. Yes it is mostly fried but was good for what we ordered. Service was "OK" in general. The only minor complaint I have is my toddler got the very hot new fries while mine were luke warm, probably the last of the batch.Easy enough switch but still a bit careless. Would eat there again when nearby.

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Thank GaGirl20
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