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Mar Vista Dockside Restaurant and Pub

760 Broadway St, Longboat Key, FL 34228-1067
+1 941-383-2391
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Overview
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good29%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“tater tots” (70 reviews)
“steamer pot” (28 reviews)
“grouper” (97 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
760 Broadway St, Longboat Key, FL 34228-1067
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We attended a wedding rehearsal dinner at Mar Vista several years ago and visited again recently—meeting another couple staying in the area. It’s a popular place and has its following. We were seated outside with an excellent view of the waterfront. Great variety of seafood,...More

Thank Bruce W
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Right on the water and so nice to sit outside and eat. Our waitress Boryanna was great. Food was tasty but I would say I feel a little overpriced. I certainly would go back though as the location is stunning.

1  Thank sammie18
Guest S, General Manager at Mar Vista Dockside Restaurant and Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Sammie, Thank you for the visit and I am glad that you enjoyed the food and the service. I hope to see you again soon. Anthony Cucci, General Manager

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Enjoying seafood in the UK I thought it might be good to try this restaurant after reading T/A reviews. Oh my goodness we were not disappointed. The whole experience was 1st class and should we come back again will not hesitate to return - Many...More

1  Thank Alan W
Guest S, General Manager at Mar Vista Dockside Restaurant and Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Alan, I am so glad that you enjoyed your meal with us. We work very hard to come up with great recipes and flavors for our guests. I am happy that you liked the work that our culinary team is doing. Anthony Cucci, General Manager

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Jarrett, our waiter took great care of me and my special needs daughter. Treating us like everyone else in the restaurant. My daughter can be messy and loud but Jarrett took it all as normal and made sure we had a nice relaxing time ....More

1  Thank Jane E
Guest S, General Manager at Mar Vista Dockside Restaurant and Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Jane, Thank you for coming to Mar Vista. I am glad that you enjoyed your meal with us. I am glad that Jarrett gave you a great experience, but I would expect nothing less than that from him or any of my staff. Every guest's...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Have been here many times over the years and think Mar Vista stands out as the best of the owners 3 restaurants (sandbar, beach house other 2). I always get the grouper sandwich blackened and it never disappoints. It always taste fresh. We love the...More

1  Thank tampadiva67
Guest S, Guest Relations Manager at Mar Vista Dockside Restaurant and Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for the visits and the nice review. I will send this to my counterparts at the Beach House and Sandbar and give them a hard time. I am glad that you enjoy our unique setting nestled back in the trees and on the...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My two boys and I were on vacation from Switzerland. My mom lives on Anna Maria Island, so she and her friends took us to the restaurant with their boot. That was Friday, April 27, 2018 around 5pm. We sat at a table under the...More

1  Thank Diana S
Guest S, Guest Relations Manager at Mar Vista Dockside Restaurant and Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Diana, Thank you for the visit and I am so glad that our team was able to give you a wonderful and memorable dinner with us. Anthony Cucci, General Manager

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Mar Vista, as part of a successful group of restaurants, generally does not disappoint. Our group lunch visit, however, was highly unsatisfactory. Wait staff standing around, repeatedly requesting water service and waiting for our drink and lunch orders was rather disconcerting. One of our friends...More

Thank Carl0999
Guest S, General Manager at Mar Vista Dockside Restaurant and Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Carl, Thank you for bringing this to our attention. I will make sure that we address this with our staff as this is not the service that we expect from our team. I am sorry for the delays. Anthony Cucci, General Manager

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Trista@marvista most amazing server we've had all week. It was our honeymoon and my husband's birthday. She was amazing, kind and attentive...very personable, if you eat here, request her. By the way, the steam pot was amazing and the brownie and ice cream was a...More

1  Thank Mandi K
Guest S, General Manager at Mar Vista Dockside Restaurant and Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Mandi, Congratulations on the wedding and happy birthday to your husband. I am so glad that you chose to spend some of your special week with us. It is a privilege to be a part of those important memories. I will make sure to pass...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Just moved to Sarasota-Came for the first time on a windy evening. The view is incredible! Relaxed under the trees, beautiful green water of the bay! Food was amazing, loved the tots, the scallops and lobster mac!! Great cocktail at the bar first, with Maureen-she's...More

1  Thank gracie843
Guest S, General Manager at Mar Vista Dockside Restaurant and Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Gracie, Welcome to the area. I am glad that our team was able to give you a proper welcome and I hope to see you again soon. Anthony Cucci, General Manager

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in at this lovely little place and we had such wonderful service. Our waiter was Johnny "The Greek" he had such a wonderful personality and amazing charisma. He was knowledgeable about the food and the area. And he made sure we were well looked...More

2  Thank mleigh129
Guest S, General Manager at Mar Vista Dockside Restaurant and Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

I am glad that you had a great experience with us and that Johnny was able to give you a great time at Mar Vista. I hope to see you again soon. Anthony Cucci, General Manager

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capyne
30 October 2017|
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Response from Anthony C | Property representative |
We are holding off on the renovation of the inside until sometime next summer. We do not want to interfere with our busy season.
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Nancy L
18 July 2017|
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Response from carynhodge | Property representative |
Unfortunately the county nor the city has a defined ordinance regarding doggie dining and we cannot take the chance on one customer putting our health certificate in jeopardy. So sorry because we love dogs!
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Alyssa C
22 February 2017|
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Response from Bruce W | Reviewed this property |
They were very good but I never. Asked them for the recipi
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$7 - US$25
Meals
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly, View, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Monday
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Friday
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 760 Broadway St, Longboat Key, FL 34228-1067
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Longboat Key
  • Phone Number: +1 941-383-2391
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Description
Enjoy a delicious fresh Florida seafood meal inside the quaint dining room, on the outdoor covered deck or under the ancient Buttonwood Trees overlooking picturesque Sarasota Bay. Farm to fork, gulf to table and pasture to plate. It's waterfront dining with a unique atmosphere. Leave a dollar bill on the wall and a little bit of your heart to find on your return visit. Voted #1 place to Dock and Dine with our own private 14 slip dock. There is no place quite like the Mar Vista for real Florida dining.
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