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Farlow's On The Water

2080 S McCall Rd, Englewood, FL 34224-4542
+1 941-474-5343
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good25%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“seafood pie” (24 reviews)
“corn pudding” (32 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 21:00All hours
American, Caribbean, Seafood, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
2080 S McCall Rd, Englewood, FL 34224-4542
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Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

Go for the uniquely prepared dishes, and the great range of options. Prices are reasonable for the quality. The service is always great! And, the atmosphere is wonderful.More

1  Thank Jan68nh
Laurie F, Owner at Farlow's On The Water, responded to this reviewResponded 23 December 2016

We're thrilled to hear a friend describe our menu as "uniquely prepared dishes"! That's exactly the goal that we have in mind every day that we're here. Thank you for stopping in to enjoy our restaurant, and we hope to see you again! Happy winter,...More

Reviewed 19 December 2016

The food can be quite good, but it isn't always and for the high prices charged it should always be top notch. The view on the deck and the dollar beers from 3-5pm daily are a must though!More

Thank u-p-hank
Laurie F, Owner at Farlow's On The Water, responded to this reviewResponded 23 December 2016

We strive for consistency, especially with all the different dishes that we share with our neighbors. It's disappointing to see that, to you, our recipes have wavered, and we look forward to changing that on your next visit. If you ever find that a dish...More

Reviewed 16 December 2016 via mobile

They spent a lot to update this restaurant last year. We sat outside and found the piped in music too loud. Our server was efficient and friendly. Not wanting fish or a large meal I didn't have much to choose from. The guys ordered fish...More

Thank kathiev_13
Laurie F, Owner at Farlow's On The Water, responded to this reviewResponded 23 December 2016

We're sorry the piped-in music didn't live up to your expectations -- we invested in our restaurant to open the possibility for more memories being made by our guests. Since we specialize in Caribbean food, we do have a wide variety of seafood options, however,...More

Reviewed 16 December 2016 via mobile

We have been there several times and its s family favorite. This time we had the filet mignon and St Croix chicken. The portions are big and you get to pick two sides. (Try the corn pudding) The staff is friendly and usually theres a...More

Thank CEG43
Laurie F, Owner at Farlow's On The Water, responded to this reviewResponded 22 December 2016

We're thrilled to be a family favorite! Knowing that you've stopped by several times and can always try new menu items is so rewarding, and we can't wait to share even more of those music-filled nights with you guys. Until next time, we wish you...More

Reviewed 16 December 2016 via mobile

Excellent. Cuban style ribs were sweet, juicy, floated off the bone. Service best ever. Ambiance, music, couldn't ask for anything more.More

Thank srq221
Laurie F, Owner at Farlow's On The Water, responded to this reviewResponded 22 December 2016

It puts a huge smile on our faces to know that everything was exactly as it should have been. We're always excited to share our music and ambiance with our guests, and we can't wait to welcome you back in for even more memories. Sincerely,...More

Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

We have passed this restaurant many times and decided to give it a go. The restaurant is tastefully decorated and has a high end feel about the place. It is located adjacent to a waterfront which is nice. However, the service we received from the...More

Thank WorldRoadtrip
Laurie F, Owner at Farlow's On The Water, responded to this reviewResponded 15 December 2016

This is incredibly disappointing to read -- when you're excited to dine with us, we want to live up to that overall excitement. We want our dishes to stand out, and with that, our service should be attentive and friendly. We're surprised to hear otherwise,...More

Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

I had the snapper and potatoes salad w/Conch Chowder. My bride had the LARGE chicken salad (very good ) 1 BM and a ice tea.$71 well worth the price Other than the traffic going by this is great place on the river a outdoor seating...More

Thank AlnSue
Laurie F, Owner at Farlow's On The Water, responded to this reviewResponded 15 December 2016

We're also so in love with having waterside seating, and we're happy that we could share that with you during your visit. Hopefully you and your bride will be back in the area again soon to enjoy more of that snapper, but until next time,...More

Reviewed 8 December 2016

We had a large group for one server but she did a great job never missing a beat. The food was very good. Had many choices I have never seen before and you get a lot of food. We sat in a beautiful outdoor dining...More

Thank Scott B
Laurie F, Owner at Farlow's On The Water, responded to this reviewResponded 15 December 2016

Scott, it's always rewarding to see our servers recognized in such a way -- our team works hard to give you the exceptional service to match the dinner, and we will never forget that. Thank you for dining with us in our outdoor dining space,...More

Reviewed 7 December 2016

While Farlows food was to die for, I thought they were a bit pricey. They do have live music though so perhaps that adds to the cost.More

Thank Bennet288
Laurie F, Owner at Farlow's On The Water, responded to this reviewResponded 12 December 2016

Hey there, we're overjoyed that you loved our dishes, but we wish the price was more aligned with your expectations. We price our dishes according to the quality of ingredients we use, but we always want to keep those in tune with what our guests...More

Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

Great steaks but side verges felt like leftover Thanksgiving. Because the snowbirds haven't arrived yet it was easy to get in . Their res system calls you contact them 1/2 before you want to go there then you show up I guess. Anyway we had...More

Thank jaxon27
Laurie F, Owner at Farlow's On The Water, responded to this reviewResponded 10 December 2016

While we're overjoyed that you loved the steaks, we do want to make sure that the sides are just as enjoyable. That said, we're surprised to hear that other parts of your dish didn't live up to your expectations. Hopefully, we'll have the chance to...More

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Kim R
31 January 2017|
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Response from Kraig S | Reviewed this property |
We walked in for lunch and were seated promptly (2 people)
19 January 2017|
Response from CEG43 | Reviewed this property |
Im not sure. I know theres music on certain evenings and there is a sit down bar area so they probably offer some discount. sorry
20 July 2016|
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Response from leka50 | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure. I just visit that area a lot.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
View, Bar Scene, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2080 S McCall Rd, Englewood, FL 34224-4542
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Englewood
  • Phone Number: +1 941-474-5343
After you experience a meal at Farlow's On The Water, you'll find this restaurant will quickly become a favorite place for you, your family and friends.All our food is made fresh daily. We use the freshest fish and seafood, meats and produce we can find. Come and enjoy items from a menu that features a variety of delicious appetizers, entrees, desserts, tropical drinks, and gluten-free options. Choose from some of our signature dishes, such as Seafood Pie, our fresh catch fish selections, and beautiful salads, like our Cranberry Chicken Salad or our Crab Salad.The herbs used in our delicious dishes are grown in our garden here at the restaurant. You are welcome to tour the garden and allow your taste buds to be teased by the scent of parsley, basil and rosemary.Farlow's offers live music Wednesday through Sunday nights. Join us for a great meal filled with delicious food, refreshing drinks from our full bar, a beautiful view from our inside or open air dining rooms and fun entertainment.
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