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Barnacle Bill's Seafood

5050 N Tamiami Trl, Sarasota, FL 34234-3875
+1 941-355-7700
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Overview
  • Excellent29%
  • Very good39%
  • Average18%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“crab cakes” (61 reviews)
“seafood” (153 reviews)
“shrimp” (54 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
5050 N Tamiami Trl, Sarasota, FL 34234-3875
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1 - 10 of 584 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago

The scallops are so fresh and cooked perfectly that they melted in your mouth. My 10 year old son ordered the scallops from the adult menu. His plate had seven huge sea scallops, mashed potatoes and perfectly cooked veggies. He refused to share because he...More

Thank Sjewel
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went there and walked in and smelled a musty, old, and sewage like smell. We tried to sit down and get past it but couldn't and left without ordering. Yuck

Thank Tree H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I agree with other reviewers that the decor is in need of an update, rather plain. But we had the seafood streudel on the early bird menu, and it was fabulous. $13 includes entree, salad and dessert. If you can't make it from 4:30-5:15, then...More

Thank 55refman
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One of the better seafood restaurants in the Sarasota area. Had some of the best conch chowder outside of Key West! Would recommend as a family place to eat with a slight upscale twist.

Thank bfolvarcik
Reviewed 14 July 2017

A great seafood reastaurant offering good value meals with combinations that were very different. I had the rainbow trout stuffed with crab which was only $21 + tax and was a great mixture of flavours served with the usual potatoes and veg options.

Thank Adder_65
Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

I've been here 3 years in a row and every time I visit barnacle Bills. I've never been disappointed. The shrimp scampi is my favorite. It does have a good bit of garlic flavor but it's not to much in my opinion. I've also tried...More

Thank Jason P
Reviewed 11 July 2017

The fried calamari and gator bites were over-breaded, greasy and lukewarm. The crab sandwich, a house specialty, was awful. The crab meat appeared pureed with far too much breading. It was unseasoned and had no taste...not even like a fresh (or spoiled) crab. The restaurant...More

Thank khpollard
Reviewed 10 July 2017

At first glance the place seems a little old and sticky. The menu is so extensive that you wonder if they do any of it well. I had a steak. It was okay. Another person had coconut shrimp. They were large and tasted okay.

Thank GaGirl96
Reviewed 10 July 2017

tried when I traveled to Florida, this restaurant is near Days Inn Motel where I was staying. Good cooking and attention to the customers

Thank drm30
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

While the food is affordable it is rather dull. Since the restaurant ran a large Marquee for the NRA position on guns and in support of Trump we have decided to no longer eat at this place. There are so many more and better restaurants...More

Thank Barbo43
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stanisDelmarNY
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Yes they are available on the menu daily.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
16:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:30 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 21:00
Thursday
11:30 - 21:00
Friday
11:30 - 21:00
Saturday
11:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5050 N Tamiami Trl, Sarasota, FL 34234-3875
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Sarasota
  • Phone Number: +1 941-355-7700
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