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Captain Brian's Seafood Market

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8441 N Tamiami Trl, Sarasota, FL 34243-2015
+1 941-351-4492
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09:00 - 21:00
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Mon - Sat 09:00 - 21:00
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Sarasota, Florida
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28 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This place is mostly restaurant with a seafood shop attached, and I've eaten here maybe a half dozen times. Because it's delicate, seafood is easy to ruin, but they get it right every time here. Most recently, I had the oysters, and they were cooked perfectly. My friend got the mixed seafood grill, and it was cooked perfectly as well.... More 

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Litchfield
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61 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My husband and I go here at least once a month. He thinks they have the best fried oysters, and I love the pickled herring on the salad bar! All the fish dishes I have had have been cooked perfectly, and are fresh, juicy and delicious. I have enjoyed haddock, swordfish, red snapper, grouper, halibut, and nantucket clams. I don't... More 

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Thank JudyLitchfield
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72 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Place was busy but got seated right away. I ordered the blackened grouper and it was delicious. The steak fries are a nice side with it. They had a pretty large variety of seafood options and specials for lunch.

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Thank Daniel I
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4 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived at 8:00pm, only one couple was in the whole place (not a good indicator). Ordered Lobsters tails, received one tail split in half and burnt on the grille. We've had better seafood from a Sports Bar. Over rated and over priced. Ordered grey goose on the rocks, questioned the taste and was told it comes out of a... More 

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Thank Mary H
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17 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Close by the airport this restaurant is our first stop in Sarasota. Fresh seafood, great salad bar which comes with most orders or two sides if you don't want to overeat. Nice selection of local seafood, good portions and favorite with the seniors. Very pleasant and attentive staff. I had grilled pompano fish with baked sweet potato and spinach. Everything... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016

Prepare for fish smells in this market/restaurant, and prepare for delicious fresh seafood options! Salad bar come with most options for 3 bucks more, and whether it is shell fish or fresh fish, many offerings allow the diner to select exactly what will fill their bellies and tantalize their tastebuds

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Hartford, Ar
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016

This place doesn't look like much from the outside but glad we found it. It's really close to the airport so it was convenient to eat here before our flight. I had the grouper and my husband had fish tacos, both were really good. Don't let the location turn you off. There seemed to be lots of locals here, so... More 

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Sarasota, Florida
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176 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

Four of us ordered 4 different fish dishes...all came at the same time and all were as ordered. Moist, tasty, and delicious. They offer an early bird menu which includes a salad, main course, and desert...and did not break the bank. Our server was knowledgeable, friendly and very professional....and the staff had smiles on their faces.

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Cocoa, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

We evacuated to the Bradenton area during Hurricane Matthew and stopped in to Brian's for lunch one day. I had the smoked mullet dinner and my wife had the king salmon. Both were just wonderful! The taste was just what we wanted during the stressful time and we enjoyed it so much that we returned that evening for dinner. This... More 

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Parrish, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Relaxed atmosphere with great seafood and friendly service. Highly recommend smoked fish dip appetizer and hogfish main dish.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Seafood, Soups
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Monday
09:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 21:00
Thursday
09:00 - 21:00
Friday
09:00 - 21:00
Saturday
09:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8441 N Tamiami Trl, Sarasota, FL 34243-2015
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Sarasota
  • Phone Number: +1 941-351-4492

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?