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Boatyard Waterfront Bar and Grill

) #239 of 685 Restaurants in Sarasota ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ American, , Seafood
1500 Stickney Point Rd, Sarasota, FL 34231-3718
+1 941-921-6200
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good34%
  • Average20%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible10%
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1500 Stickney Point Rd, Sarasota, FL 34231-3718
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Very nice atmosphere right by the water. The food is very tasty and the service by the waiter was great! I believe it was owner who attended us!

Thank Joel G
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

It is a nice location and nice view. The drinks are good and the lunch was great. We had mahi mahi tacos and Rockefeller oysters and some house drinks. I would sit outside and enjoy the view. There are fans to keep it cool on...More

Thank Erik_saluki
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I enjoyed the food and the looks of the restaurant, I only gave them a 4 out of 5, because the music was so loud with the live band, it left me with a headache. However, the food was FIVE out of five! I ordered...More

Thank Ali F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Dont be discouraged by the bad reviews. As we sat down I looked it up here on trip advisor, considered getting up and leaving. I'm glad we stayed. Kids meals were nice impressive , nice portions. I had the blackend grouper basket. Mahi mahi tacos...More

Thank Michael K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Mahi Mahi & Shrimp Tacos were delicious!! Blackened Grouper was awesome!! Dessert, Coconut Cream Pie & Key Lime Pie was amazing!! We even seen some dolphins while eating.

Thank lilnikki81
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We love eating outside on the water and the great food and service here makes that even better. We enjoyed it here so much we went twice for dinner. Highly recommend the flounder with crab topping. Oddly our party also raved about the broccoli and...More

Thank amy j
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Food took a while to arrive, the food was ok at best. Drinks barely had ice in them. Asked for just plained grilled shrimp for my kid, they stated they couldn't do it. Parking was awful. I consider this place to be a better bar...More

Thank drakethib
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A party of five or more gets an automatic 20% added so our service was awful i was I had cash I would have just payed the cost of the food and left. The prices where ridiculous 2 adults 3 kids $74 for soggy grouper...More

Thank 62,01,644
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After parasailing we ate here because it was conveniently located and the menu had something for everyone. Happy Hour is only available at the bar which has 6 stools so if your group is larger than 6 you pay full price and sit at a...More

Thank MCB28
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was our first visit to the boatyard and definitely won't be our last! The views on the water were gorgeous. We sat outside on the deck so we could see the boats and jet skis. I had the Mahi tacos which were the best...More

Thank Danielle S
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Stacy S
28 March 2017|
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Response from NicoletteC | Property representative |
Hi! Please call us at 941-921-6200 and ask for Ms. Fox or Madeline. Thank you!
24 February 2017|
Response from NicoletteC | Property representative |
Yes, both.
24 February 2017|
Response from NicoletteC | Property representative |
Yes we do have a Happy Hour, Monday through Saturday from 2 pm to 6 pm at the bar only, please. Feel free to call and speak to our bartenders for additional information, 941-921-6200. Thank you and have a great day!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, View
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1500 Stickney Point Rd, Sarasota, FL 34231-3718
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Sarasota
  • Phone Number: +1 941-921-6200
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A unique blend of casual and elegance, the Boatyard Waterfront Bar & Grill offers a dining experience unlike any you've ever experienced. Our waterfront dining room brings the outdoors in with an interior that opens completely to the waterfront. Outside, dockside seating offers glimpses of docile Manatees, playful Dolphins and elegant yachts. You can't find a better piece of paradise-dine and drink on the water while taking in the local majestic views of Little Sarasota Bay on Siesta Key's famous South Bridge. In addition to taste-tempting dinner and lunch menus with something for every taste, appetite and budget, The Boatyard Bar & Grill offers Siesta Key's outstanding menu complete with the freshest-available oysters, crack-and-peel shrimp and other delicacies from the sea. Daily seafood and regional specialties' also are available.
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