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Old Salty Dog - Siesta Key

5023 Ocean Blvd, Sarasota, FL 34242-1634
+1 941-349-0158
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good41%
  • Average17%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“fish and chips” (41 reviews)
“grouper reuben” (10 reviews)
“crab dip” (10 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
5023 Ocean Blvd, Sarasota, FL 34242-1634
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We have been coming here for years and always enjoy our visit. We always sit outside but they do have indoor seating as well. Very casual outside with large picnic tables which are great when we're with the kids. Outdoor fans make it comfortable even...More

Thank Mauigirl44
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is off the beaten path a little bit, but worth the extra steps. Fun, low-key hang with great drinks, good bar food and fun bartenders.

Thank stonzi
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

No one to greet us although the sign said wait for seating. Took several minutes for someone to arrive. The restaurant was not busy. Got our food ok and it was delicious and the view was great. After paying I went to look at the...More

Thank tmacy916
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped in for lunch before heading out. This restaurant is on the end of the key where a lot of other businesses and restaurants are. (which is walkable from the public beach parking) There was indoor and outdoor seating(we sat outdoor) and we found the...More

Thank kokonut33
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A group of 4 we enjoyed a table on the porch where we could watch people strolling along Ocean boulevard. The peel and eat shrimp, the grouper Rueben, the buffalo shrimp were all delicious and the onion rings were a hit around the table and...More

Thank Cyndi C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fun atmosphere and good food. Six of us for dinner and a 20 min wait as it is the holidays. Tried five different dinners. The hot dogs, fries and cole slaw were great. The grouper Reuben was good, but could have used a little more...More

Thank Elaine W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Before we headed out to for a day in the sun, we started out at The Old Salty Dog. Our group definitely recommends the fish dip with extra jalapeños, the grouper sandwich, and the Islamorada ale or trapeze monk for local beers.

Thank jclairepotts
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We love the atmosphere and friendly and efficient staff. The food is very good--although I am not brave enough to actually try a salty dog.

Thank vertigalx
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The last time we were there we ordered the signature hotdog, They used to come grilled over charcoal with a warm crispy bun. Now they are boiled and soggy and come with cold bun right out of the package. Very disappointing.

Thank Flabluefan1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had a chance to visit this restaurant. Tried the old salty dog which was featured on diners drive INS and dives. Although it was a very good hot dog combination I would have preferred it to be all beef. But that's just my my opinion.

Thank dtmika
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5023 Ocean Blvd, Sarasota, FL 34242-1634
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Sarasota
  • Phone Number: +1 941-349-0158
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