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Best Seafood Restaurants in Longboat Key


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A photo of Bridge Street Bistro restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Seafood • Anna Maria Island
Booked 14 times today
Bridge Street Bistro has been praised for its exceptional seafood cuisine, offering an impressive culinary experience according to numerous positive reviews. Customers have repeatedly recommended dishes such as the Grassy Key Grouper, the Seafood Mac & Cheese, and the Seafood Aurora, lauding the restaurant's expert preparation of fresh seafood dishes. The establishment guarantees a fantastic dining experience, with visitors complimenting not only the delicious food but also the excellent service and the remarkable ambiance. Situated in a prime location offering stunning gulf views, Bridge Street Bistro is highly endorsed for those seeking a great seafood meal and an overall memorable experience.
A photo of Blue Marlin - Bradenton Beach restaurant
Price: Very Expensive
• Seafood • Bradenton
Booked 16 times today
Blue Marlin, situated in the bustling Bradenton Beach, stands as a beacon of exquisite seafood cuisine. The restaurant is widely recognized for its exceptionally fresh seafood, along with an intriguing blend of nautical and upscale décor. Visitors rave about the locally sourced seafood, coupled with the friendliness of the staff. Highlights from the menu include their Stone crab appetizer, pecan grouper entrée, and the irresistible peanut butter cup dessert. Reviews make special mention of the outdoor setting, accentuated by live music, enhancing the overall dining experience. Remember to try their seafood stew, clam chowder, and grouper dishes, all of which have received glowing reviews. Despite being particularly renowned for their seafood, Blue Marlin also offers a fantastic burger. Their refreshing cocktails also come highly recommended.
A photo of Mar Vista Dockside Restaurant & Pub restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Seafood • Bradenton Beach
Mar Vista Dockside Restaurant & Pub epitomizes the essence of good American cuisine with its tasteful combination of fresh ingredients and culinary creativity. The restaurant's all-day menu features a palate-pleasing assortment of specialties, including 'Kung Pao Avocado', 'Shrimp and Grits', and 'Mar Vista Pub Steak'. These flavorful dishes are complemented by a range of sides like 'Chimichurri Fingerling Potatoes' and 'Gamble Creek Farm Collard Greens'. Adding to the delightful dining experience, Mar Vista also offers an extensive wine list from various regions, including options from Napa Valley, France, Italy, and more. Unfortunately, there are no specific reviews or awards mentioned, but the menu itself speaks to the restaurant's focus on offering quality American cuisine.
A photo of Dry Dock Waterfront Grill restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Seafood • Longboat Key
Booked 87 times today
Dry Dock Waterfront Grill is an exceptional seafood restaurant highly acclaimed for its diverse and finely crafted menu. Renowned for dishes like Lobster Tail, Crab Cake with Scallops, and Florida Grouper, it is consistently praised for the freshness and superb preparation of its seafood. Diners particularly rave about their Grouper appetizers, Oysters Rockefeller, Lobster Bites, and Seafood Linguine. The well-loved favorites such as the Seafood Shrimp, Scallop dinner, and Citrus Grouper are often highlighted in reviews as well. With an incredible waterfront view and consistently excellent service, Dry Dock Waterfront Grill is a notable seafood gem that continues to impress guests, making them eager to return.
A photo of Duval's Fresh. Local. Seafood. restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Seafood • Sarasota
Booked 29 times today
Duval's Fresh. Local. Seafood., as the name suggests, prides itself on serving seafood that is guaranteed fresh and delights many with its exceptional quality and diverse range of dishes. Reviews often highlight the Seafood Sampler, the Blackened Grouper, and the Seafood Bouillabaisse, which are standout options preferred by customers. The restaurant has earned a reputation for its high-quality seafood and impressive customer service, with multiple patrons praising the attentiveness and kindness of the staff. Duval's has therefore become a "go-to" place for many, with its seafood frequently described as "amazing" and "phenomenal." The restaurant's commitment to freshness and quality ensures an excellent dining experience that consistently meets and often exceeds expectations.
A photo of Chart House Restaurant - Longboat Key restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Seafood • Longboat Key
Booked 43 times today
Chart House Restaurant in Longboat Key is lauded for its exceptional seafood cuisine. Reviewers consistently praise the freshness of the seafood offerings, with one customer noting that the "seafood was top caliber... well presented. Delicious." The service and ambiance complement the dining experience, with many highlighting its excellent staff and stunning views. Despite some comments about high-end prices, the overall consensus maintains that the price point is justified by the high-quality dishes. One guest describes it as an "excellent seafood restaurant in a beautiful setting" that never disappoints. Another customer agrees, saying "Chart House never disappoints. Menu selections were great... price was fair... and the service was top of the line."
A photo of Tommy Bahama Restaurant & Bar - Sarasota restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Seafood • Sarasota
Booked 21 times today
Tommy Bahama Restaurant & Bar in Sarasota is a well-loved spot that impresses with its stellar seafood cuisine. Reviews underscore the freshness of the seafood, with guests praising dishes from the crab bisque to the grilled salmon, and lauding the variety of seafood choices available. The restaurant's location is perfect, just a short stroll from Lido Beach, making it a popular choice for those looking to complement their meal with a beautiful sunset. Emphasis is also placed on the "scratch kitchen" attribute, testifying to the quality of the food. Moreover, guests appreciate the great ambiance, which is lively and trendy, yet relaxing. With excellent service and a well-rounded menu, Tommy Bahama Restaurant stands as a top spot for seafood lovers.
A photo of Cafe L'Europe - St Armand's restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Seafood • Sarasota
Booked 8 times today
Cafe L'Europe - St Armand's is highly acclaimed for its excellent European cuisine. This Sarasota-based restaurant is celebrated for its fabulous interior that invokes the aura of an authentic European cafe. Its menu features a blend of European and Gulf Coast selections, including standout dishes like Duck L'Orange and Potato encrusted Grouper, creating a dining experience that transcends borders. With a reputation for outstanding service, one review lauds, "The service is extraordinary as is the cuisine. The bread is a must-try." Also notable is their disposition to celebrate events such as their 75 years of service with special menus and discounts. The combination of quality food, diligent service, and a unique ambiance solidifies Cafe L'Europe - St Armand's as a top destination for European dining.
A photo of element: steak. seafood. pasta. restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Seafood • Sarasota
Booked 14 times today
Element: steak. seafood. pasta. has established itself as a top-notch destination for steak lovers. Customers describe the steak as "perfect," "very good pieces," "delicious," and "cooked to perfection." Moreover, references have been made to the quality of their Filet Medallions, New York Strip, and A5 Wagyu, all of which receive high praise. The restaurant provides an impeccable dining experience backed by the "most attentive, professional and friendly service," as one reviewer noted. Despite one minor mix-up with the steak selection, the customer was fully satisfied with their meal, highlighting the restaurant's commitment to customer satisfaction. From these rave reviews, it's clear that Element: steak. seafood. pasta. is a premier choice for steak cuisine.
A photo of Riviera Dunes Dockside restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Seafood • Palmetto
Booked 11 times today
Located by the marina, Riviera Dunes Dockside offers patrons a taste of exquisite Contemporary American cuisine. The restaurant has received high praise for its outstanding dishes such as Shrimp and Grits, and Cajun Shrimp Pasta, often described as delicious and well-prepared to perfect temperatures. Reviewers have also commended the delightful ambiance created by live entertainment and waterfront views. Furthermore, they have expressed great satisfaction with Riviera Dunes Dockside’s service, mentioning attentive and efficient servers, alongside a welcoming atmosphere. The restaurant also offers attractive options like brunch, creating a versatile dining experience that appeals to a wide variety of customers.

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Discover best Seafood restaurants in Longboat Key

Discover a world of exquisite seafood dining options in the vibrant regions of Tampa, Sarasota, and Longboat Key. Renowned for their fresh, local seafood, these areas offer a variety of restaurants that specialize in everything from traditional grouper and snapper dishes to innovative seafood combinations enhanced with local flavors. The dining scene here is characterized by its emphasis on fresh ingredients and scenic waterfront views, providing a perfect backdrop for any meal. Patrons can expect a range of experiences, from upscale, sophisticated settings to more casual, relaxing atmospheres. Each restaurant is committed to delivering high-quality service and a memorable dining experience, ensuring every meal is more than just food, but a celebration of culinary expertise. Whether you're a local or a visitor, the seafood in Tampa, Sarasota, and Longboat Key promises a delightful taste of the ocean's bounty, expertly prepared to satisfy the most discerning palates.

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