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Marina Jack II

2 Marina Plz, Sarasota, FL 34236-8997
+1 941-365-4232
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Very Disappointed

I have been bringing our boat to Marina Jacks for fuel and lunch for many years. The dock staff... read more

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plottzzzzz
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It was a quiet morning in off season when Five of us decided to cruise the Sarasota harbor and the... read more

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Robert F
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Featuring Sightseeing Lunch and Sunset Dinner cruises daily. Cruise schedule is daily, reservations are recommended.
  • Excellent49%
  • Very good34%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“dinner cruise” (37 reviews)
“prime rib” (29 reviews)
“key lime pie” (13 reviews)
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Hours Today: 11:15 AM - 1:00 AM
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2 Marina Plz, Sarasota, FL 34236-8997
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Reviewed today via mobile

I have been bringing our boat to Marina Jacks for fuel and lunch for many years. The dock staff is fabulous especially Darryl. However it seems as if they have changed their service staff in the last several months and it has gone nothing but...More

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Reviewed today via mobile

It was a quiet morning in off season when Five of us decided to cruise the Sarasota harbor and the islands just off shore. We decided to go for the lunch buffet, too. We arrived at the requested 11:15, boarded at 11:30, and left dock...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

My husband and I chose Marina Jack II Sightseeing and Lunch Cruise as our Sunday afternoon outing with my mother, age 78, his uncle, age 89, and his uncle's lady friend, age 91. Everyone had an easy time getting on and off the ship and...More

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Greg C, General Manager at Marina Jack II, responded to this reviewResponded today

Thank you for your review and we look forward to you joining us on our dinner cruise. This time of year boarding starts at 630pm and returns to the dock at 9pm.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I stopped by here for lunch before catching a flight. Very good prices. I loved the scenery with the boats water. The oysters were very good and the Cuban sandwich was amazing. I highly recommend it.

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Greg C, General Manager at Marina Jack II, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for joining us, look to see you again!

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Sunset Dinner Cruise was a very nice and upscale event with beautiful views of the bay. We enjoyed great service and a nice dinner buffet selection of flavorful food, including Salmon and Prime Rib carved to order. We also liked the fact that we...More

Thank Gert B
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Greg C, General Manager at Marina Jack II, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your nice review, we take pride in serving all of our guests. Come see us again

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went on cruise for romantic night with my husband, and first disappointment was when we were sited next to family with a kid. I love kids, and I have three of my own....but that’s not what I was looking for. So to say the...More

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BradentonTom, VP at Marina Jack II, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your feedback on your recent cruise aboard the Marina Jack II. Please contact Anne Camire/Director of Sales at 941-365-4232 ext 5 at your convenience so we can obtain more information regarding your experience.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a nice way to spend Father's Day! All the details were managed smoothly, from ordering the tickets, picking up the boarding pass, boarding (even someone in a wheelchair), and enjoying the buffet lunch. The menu included salad, mixed fresh veggies, salmon and chicken, plus...More

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Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

It just doesn't get any better than a romantic dinner cruise! We cruised the bay while enjoying the wonderful buffet dinner of salmon and prime rib. The service was excellent and very at tentative. The sunset was spectacular this particular evening! We recommend this when...More

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Reviewed 20 May 2018

We were there on Saturday 5/19/2018 with a large group having dinner, listening to the band, and dancing. The dance floor is small and it can get a bit crowed getting around tables when it rains because they lose all of their outdoor seating. No...More

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Reviewed 16 May 2018 via mobile

We were with a large group, and we were seated upstairs. For a buffet, we thought it was well done. The food was hot, and was replenished as soon as needed. The service was good, and the drinks were reasonable - all in all a...More

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robert d
12 June 2018|
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Response from Jhonesnaps60 | Reviewed this property |
Yes there is and it was a full bar.
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William E
19 April 2018|
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Response from Thomas D | Property representative |
The Sunset Cruise starts at 7PM and ends at 9PM.
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William E
19 April 2018|
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Response from Thomas D | Property representative |
The Sightseeing Lunch cruise is 1.5 hours and the Sunset Dinner Cruise is 2 hours. For more information or reservations please contact us at 941-365-4232
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