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Boatyard Waterfront Bar and Grill

1500 Stickney Point Rd, Sarasota, FL 34231-3718
+1 941-921-6200
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good34%
  • Average20%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible10%
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“nachos” (18 reviews)
“coconut shrimp” (19 reviews)
“flounder” (12 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
1500 Stickney Point Rd, Sarasota, FL 34231-3718
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We went to Siesta Key Beach for the sunset then straight away to dinner. We found this place by accident. So thrilled that we did! We chose a table outside right on the water. The atmosphere was great and they had live music too. We...More

1  Thank Lynn384
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Stopped here for lunch after visiting the Siesta Key Sand Sculpting event. Good food. Good service. Had awesome water views.

Thank lanagy999
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food and atmosphere were excellent. We sat outside on the deck right on the water. Literally I could have fell in the water! We had mostly shrimp dishes. I think one had chicken. Good service and good food what more could you ask for.

1  Thank CinDen2
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Decided on going out for drinks at the Boatyard. There was plenty of parking and easy access to the restaurant. Besides the drinks we had the clam chowder soup and the stuffed mushrooms. Both were very scellant.

1  Thank jimr20162016
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

First class welcome food & service Great dock side table Watched sun set Food great & all enjoyed Service also great Good chat with owner about local restaurant & Irish connections

1  Thank 1608x
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went here one evening for dinner and the food was good. Fun place to take a group for a celebration. They had a band playing and we enjoyed ourselves.

1  Thank Cheryl B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The location is great, the service was good, but the food was disappointing. The only really great dish was the stuffed mushrooms appetizer. All the entrees were at best "ok" but none would likely be ordered again. Even the desserts (1 Carrot cake, 1 Coconut...More

Thank LamedVav18
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I loved this place! It was so relaxing and quite tranquil. The view is beautiful! If you are looking for great food and great atmosphere then you will love this place.

1  Thank tonyrrobertson
Reviewed 15 October 2017

Enjoyed a wonderful meal and service on a balmy night. Large choice of drinks, seafood on the open deck listening to live music.After some Rum Runners, Mojitos and Up Side Down Margaritas we enjoyed trout and grouper entrees as well as some craft beer to...More

1  Thank JohntheSkierGolfer
Reviewed 15 October 2017

Good for a drink or cool beer at a nice waterfront location. I don’t like the food, it doesn‘t taste good, Service was good.

1  Thank vordenker
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Stacy S
28 March 2017|
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Response from NicoletteC | Property representative |
Hi! Please call us at 941-921-6200 and ask for Ms. Fox or Madeline. Thank you!
25 February 2017|
Response from NicoletteC | Property representative |
Yes, both.
25 February 2017|
Response from NicoletteC | Property representative |
Yes we do have a Happy Hour, Monday through Saturday from 2 pm to 6 pm at the bar only, please. Feel free to call and speak to our bartenders for additional information, 941-921-6200. Thank you and have a great day!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, View, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1500 Stickney Point Rd, Sarasota, FL 34231-3718
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Sarasota
  • Phone Number: +1 941-921-6200
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A unique blend of casual and elegance, the Boatyard Waterfront Bar & Grill offers a dining experience unlike any you've ever experienced. Our waterfront dining room brings the outdoors in with an interior that opens completely to the waterfront. Outside, dockside seating offers glimpses of docile Manatees, playful Dolphins and elegant yachts. You can't find a better piece of paradise-dine and drink on the water while taking in the local majestic views of Little Sarasota Bay on Siesta Key's famous South Bridge. In addition to taste-tempting dinner and lunch menus with something for every taste, appetite and budget, The Boatyard Bar & Grill offers Siesta Key's outstanding menu complete with the freshest-available oysters, crack-and-peel shrimp and other delicacies from the sea. Daily seafood and regional specialties' also are available.
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