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Boatyard Waterfront Bar and Grill

₹₹ - ₹₹₹American, , Seafood
1500 Stickney Point Rd, Sarasota, FL 34231-3718
+1 941-921-6200
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good35%
  • Average20%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible10%
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American, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly
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1500 Stickney Point Rd, Sarasota, FL 34231-3718
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Reviewed 4 days ago

A vacation is not complete without a visit to a water front restaurant. The menu was good and diverse, the food was well prepared and presented. The wait staff was friendly and competent. The price was reasonable. Would return.

Thank HarryR37
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Access by car is not necessarily easy, but it's worth the stop. A large open deck overlooks the Intercoastal, and the main dining area is also open to beautiful views. The wait staff are attentive, the menu appropriately vacation/water-view worthy, and the selections are moderately...More

Thank Rebecca Q
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Not the first visit to the boatyard. Waited about 15-20 minutes. Asked to sit in the covered patio area and were sat outside, which it wasn't chilly so it was okay. Enjoyed the live music and the dolphins playing in the intercoastal!! Food was very...More

1  Thank Lauren D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great views with good food. Went on a Friday night only waited about 15 minutes for our table. A local band for entertaining made it a vacation thumbs up!

1  Thank kelly2085
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Love going there for a sunset cocktail. Music is good and the food is okay, the service is good. Best for happy hour

1  Thank kathleenharrison
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great fish, burgers and salads make this a terrific place for lunch and dinner. It has a sort of Old Florida charm. You can’t beat the view of the Intracoastal Waterway and the nearby busy Stickney Point Bridge.

Thank 1101Traveler
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Don't waste your many. I had mussels in white wine. The mussels were tough and overlooked. The sauce was watered down and the "Texas toast" was a slice of white bread toast. The fresh grouper for $25.00 was a joke. Very small thin piece and...More

Thank Gerri R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We try to get here every time we are in the area, sometimes twice during the stay. The menu has everything from burgers to pastas to seafood and combinations that are all very appealing. Servers are friendly and attend to their tables nicely. Our meals...More

Thank Henry D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stumbled on this place and happy we did. The bar service was excellent and very friendly. The beers as expected were ice cold. If you love being on the water this is an excellent place to spend an afternoon. The food all looked good as...More

Thank ConchyStarfish
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went here for a meal. Lovely view boats pulling in and out and sunset was great. The food is average at best,think the people just come for the view —had a meat meal and a fish meal and both wasn’t nice at all if being...More

Thank dmoyn
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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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, View, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
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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