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Madfish Grill

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4059 Cattlemen Rd, Sarasota, FL 34233-5002
+1 941-377-3474
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10:00 - 21:00
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Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Geneva, Illinois
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46 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Service suited us perfectly. John gave us plenty of time to enjoy our cocktails before we ordered. He offered excellent advice about the various entrées. Husband had the fish and chips and pronounced it among the best he's had. I had the small portion of Pasta Martinique. Delicious with plenty of seafood.

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Thank IllinoisSuzyQ
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were frequent diners at the Madfish as we live near there, but their prices have gotten so high that you may as well go downtown, better selection and better happy hour prices. We enjoy the staff and the food is good, a little pricey for the location though.

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Thank Tamara O
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36 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Here visiting son for 2 weeks and have stopped in twice for meals to go. Bartender is great(sorry, but bad with names) and always recommends a good beer while I wait. Small filet and red snapper are both great. Lots of locals at the bar both times and fun conversations. If I lived here, this would be my go to... More 

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Thank GPLew
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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82 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Over in Florida for a couple of months and eating out regularly. One gets a bit uninspired by what is on offer, but not here. A great menu obviously with the accent on fish dishes, served in a pleasant dining room, by the nicest waitresses in all of Florida. Friendly, helpful and efficient. . We lingered talking with friends after... More 

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Thank Alexander B
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

I was here last night with a group of people supporting the Hope of the Backpack for children.. I had the Eggs rolls and pinot Grigio wine which was delicious... when I left to drive home. Someone' hit my back quarter panel on my SUV....The customer who hit me wasn't courteous enough to leave a number to pay for his... More 

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Thank Graciella C
MadfishGrill, Manager at Madfish Grill, responded to this review

We are sorry to hear that someone was discourteous to you in the parking lot. Thanks for supporting Hope in a Backpack! We are glad you enjoyed your appetizer and drink. More 

Sarasota, Florida
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

If you are looking for a great dinner place out east of downtown Sarasota to avoid a half hour drive, Madfish fit the bill for me. My friends and I now make it a regular GNO.

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Thank sand2palms
MadfishGrill, Manager at Madfish Grill, responded to this review

We agree--anything to avoid construction and downtown traffic. Thanks for your support! More 

Florida
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189 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

A very nice selection of seafood with a waiter who is well versed in each dish, helping us to make a rewarding selection. I also loved the quietness of the restaurant. Low walls separated tables and sounds didn't carry. Very close to I-95, so convenient for our travels between Tampa and Cape Coral. Will return any time we can plan... More 

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Thank FloridaFelix
MadfishGrill, Manager at Madfish Grill, responded to this review

We are so pleased to hear that you enjoyed your dining with us! We have many regulars who make this a meeting point, when coming from out of town. Hope to see you all again soon. Thanks again for the positive review! More 

North Fort Myers, Florida
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28 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

Stopped in last week for lunch. Ordered the Fried Green Brie.L.T. What a sandwich as I was pleasantly surprised. The Turkey Rachael is outstanding. Consistently great food.

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Thank cutiepatoody
MadfishGrill, Manager at Madfish Grill, responded to this review

Those are the top two favorites with our management team! The crispy green tomato--on the Green tomato Brie L.T. yum...and the melted cheese on the turkey Rachael--makes us look forward to eating lunch tomorrow. Hope to see you again soon! Thanks for the positive review! More 

Osprey, Florida
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30 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

Very nice menu with good assortment of freshly prepared items. The fried eggplant and crab chowder were very good. The salads are varied and can choose size. All desserts made daily. Choice of booths or tables.

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Thank Mary P
MadfishGrill, Manager at Madfish Grill, responded to this review

The eggplant fries with truffle oil and Parmesan are one of the house specialty items--glad to hear you like them, along with many other options. Thanks for the comments. Hope to see you again soon! More 

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15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed a lovely pate for a starter. Also tried the Colbia. A lovely firm fish lightly seasoned. Look forward to next time.

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Thank tastebudtravelers
MadfishGrill, Manager at Madfish Grill, responded to this review

The pate was just added to the menu this summer, so we are glad to hear you enjoyed your starter. Thanks so much for the feedback--we love to hear from our guests. Thank you! More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 14 - US$ 25
Cuisine
American, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4059 Cattlemen Rd, Sarasota, FL 34233-5002
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Sarasota
  • Phone Number: +1 941-377-3474
Description
Long-time Sarasota favorite featuring an island-inspired menu and casual atmosphere. Serving everything from seafood to steaks, this local restaurant has earned a reputation for quality food & service.

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