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“Good seafood!”
Review of Madfish Grill

Madfish Grill
Ranked #121 of 1,031 Restaurants in Sarasota
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $14 - $25
Cuisines: American, Seafood
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Restaurant details
Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Dinner, Breakfast, Reservations
Description: Long-time Sarasota favorite featuring an island-inspired menu and casual atmosphere. Serving everything from seafood to steaks, this local restaurant has earned a reputation for quality food & service.
Las Cruces, New Mexico, United States
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186 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
“Good seafood!”
Reviewed January 19, 2014

The portions are not large, but then we don't need to eat so much, do we? The grouper, rice, and fresh asparagus were delicious. I ate on the patio (which it is great to be able to do in January!) and I enjoyed it very much. The patio is close to the parking, but much nicer than inside which can be noisy as this is a popular place. My waiter was capable and friendly.

  • Visited January 2014
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Thank Jean B
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MadfishGrill, Manager at Madfish Grill, responded to this review, January 21, 2014
Thank you for your kind words and for taking the time to write your review!
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Naples, Florida
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363 reviews
295 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
“Good deal for the money”
Reviewed January 14, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

A nice local restaurant I was there with my son. We had a good dinner and it is a good value but not super high end. I would return and recommend Madfish.

Visited December 2013
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Thank Tom A
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MadfishGrill, Manager at Madfish Grill, responded to this review, January 27, 2014
Thanks for the review! We hope to see you again soon.
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Des Moines, Iowa
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189 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
“Local seafood cuisine”
Reviewed January 7, 2014

Just off I-75 it was a pleasant surprise to find a local favorite, Madfish. Their calamari appetizer was crisp tender with a nice sauce, having just enough "zing" for a dip. The almond crusted tilapia dinner and seafood pie entrees were very generous portions well prepared. The sea bass was a small portion for the price ($30). The restaurant was tastefully appointed with a relaxing ambience. Our server was a bit distant and inattentive, however.

  • Visited January 2014
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Thank Janea26
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MadfishGrill, Manager at Madfish Grill, responded to this review, January 9, 2014
Thanks for your kind words, we are happy you found us! We appreciate your feedback as we are always trying to improve.
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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41 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“Wonderful experience and delicious food”
Reviewed January 6, 2014

We had a great time and terrific service and food again this year at Madfish. Our group of four enjoyed the martinis, chicken and steak dishes and a fun atmosphere. We will be back again next year!

  • Visited December 2013
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Thank SunSnow241
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MadfishGrill, Manager at Madfish Grill, responded to this review, January 9, 2014
We are so glad you had a great meal again! Thanks for taking the time to write. We hope to see you next year!
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Osprey, FL
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294 reviews
210 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 158 helpful votes
“Madfish doesn't disappoint”
Reviewed December 18, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Don't often think to dine at Madfish as it's out of our area. Ladie's group recently had lunch and the server was wonderful. Beverages and meals came out quickly and all were pleased. I had the lobster & crab salad which was very good. Separate checks didn't upset the server and they were processed quickly. Will visit again soon.

Visited December 2013
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Thank SRQtravelqueen
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MadfishGrill, Manager at Madfish Grill, responded to this review, January 13, 2014
Thank you so much for the kind words! We hope to see your ladies' group again soon!
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