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The Siesta Key Oyster Bar

) #29 of 680 Restaurants in Sarasota ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ American, , Seafood
5238 Ocean Blvd, Sarasota, FL 34242-3309
+1 941-346-5443
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Overview
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good32%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“oysters” (546 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
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LOCATION
5238 Ocean Blvd, Sarasota, FL 34242-3309
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11 - 20 of 1,804 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We were very excited to try this place considering it had such great reviews and it was our first night in siesta... we were unfortunately disappointed. We don't usually write bad reviews because most things you can just shake off. The service was horrible. When...More

Thank felicembr
Stephanie B, General Manager at The Siesta Key Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

We are sorry to hear you didn't have a great experience. We take your feedback seriously and hope you'll give us another chance. I really appreciate you taking the time to write a review we were able to address the situation with the employees that...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Siesta Key Oyster Bar is a fun place with great food. We particularly enjoyed happy hour 3 to 5. Oysters were half price. Delicious on the half shell or steamed. Be advised the outdoor seating area is a smoking area. I did not know this...More

Thank B M
Stephanie B, General Manager at The Siesta Key Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thanks! We appreciate the review and hope to see you soon!

Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a good place to get some raw oysters. They go through a lot of oysters every day, so you can count on them being fresh. Also, if you go at happy hour, they are half price! You can't beat that anywhere! And the...More

Thank Jbunger2
Stephanie B, General Manager at The Siesta Key Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thanks! We appreciate the review and hope to see you soon!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great place with great food and great music!! Always a band here and staff is very friendly!! Wings are great!!!

Thank Tim D
Stephanie B, General Manager at The Siesta Key Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thanks a lot! We appreciate your business and look forward to seeing you again!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place was fun! It's near the beach, in the downtown area around other shops and restaurants. You can leave your mark there by posting a 1$ bill (this is an old fisherman tradition). The food was great, and you can get a dozen oysters...More

Thank GA_Girl_Stuck_N_SC
Stephanie B, General Manager at The Siesta Key Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thanks a lot! We appreciate your business and look forward to seeing you again!

Reviewed 1 week ago

This place has a great island atmosphere. They have cold beer with an oyster Happy Hour from 3 to 6 everyday. Also, generally have music. Always busy and a great place to people watch.

Thank rwsteffens
Stephanie B, General Manager at The Siesta Key Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thanks for the great review! We are so glad you enjoyed your experience.

Reviewed 1 week ago

Have to say SKOB was just average for us compared to some of the other seafood in the area. I had the blackened grouper sandwich and it was pretty good. Wife had fish and chips and thought there was too much breading. Son had the...More

Thank David W
Stephanie B, General Manager at The Siesta Key Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

We're sorry that you had a less than stellar experience with us. Your feedback means a lot of us. We do hope you will give us another chance and that future experiences will be better for you!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Having spent most of my adult life in Maryland, I love the salty oysters of Virginia. This is my go to place when I need some Chiconteagues or other northern varieties that the gulf oysters are lacking. The cocktails are very good and the ambience...More

Thank brooke w
Stephanie B, General Manager at The Siesta Key Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

We're so glad that you enjoyed your experience! Thank you for the review.

Reviewed 1 week ago

The Key Lime Colada is the best drink ever!! Right on the beach with awesome views and easy access from the beach

Thank Alicia H
Stephanie B, General Manager at The Siesta Key Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thanks a lot! We appreciate your business and look forward to seeing you again!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Everything about this place was good. Food was nice & hot,& plenty of it. Server was friendly & went out of his way. Even though it was busy,place was clean. Lots of choices in foods & alcohol.

Thank redpony
Stephanie B, Owner at The Siesta Key Oyster Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your business! We're glad we exceeded your expectations.

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Yerson G
5 July 2017|
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Response from MrsKKC | Reviewed this property |
I am so sorry! I wasn't near the Internet over the holiday. I hope you had a great visit!
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Sam G
11 April 2017|
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Response from Stephanie B |
the kitchen closes at 11pm Sunday-Thursday and at Midnight on Friday and Saturday.
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20 March 2017|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 15
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 00:00
Monday
11:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 00:00
Thursday
11:00 - 00:00
Friday
11:00 - 02:00
Saturday
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5238 Ocean Blvd, Sarasota, FL 34242-3309
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Sarasota
  • Phone Number: +1 941-346-5443
Description
Siesta Key Oyster Bar is THE Hot Spot in Siesta Key Village! Come in and join us for great food, fresh oysters, cold beer, live music, and tons of fun!Siesta Key Oyster Bar (or as the locals call it "SKOB") is the hangout with the laidback, beachy atmosphere that will get you right into the Island Spirit. When you're at SKOB you feel right at home, like you're hanging out with good friends on your back patio (although chances are the ceiling of your patio is not covered in dollar bills).One of the things that sets SKOB apart from the other bars in Siesta Key Village is that we have some of the best food on the Key.Join us for Crustacean Happy Hour, every day from 3-6.1/2 price Oysters and Crawfish
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