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About Chart House Restaurant - Longboat Key

Located just west of Sarasota on beautiful Longboat Key, Chart House boasts a dramatic interior décor that almost outshines its stunning view of the Gulf of Mexico. Combine the extraordinary setting with outstanding cuisine, & it’s not hard to see why this tropical retreat is a longtime favorite. Since 1961, Chart House has been dedicated to providing the ideal dining experience. With 26 historic, waterfront & showcase locations across the U.S., Chart House offers spectacular views & exceptional service that you’re sure to enjoy. From signature fish specialties and seafood to succulent steaks, our renowned chefs have tailored a menu to complement local cuisine while introducing a hint of the exotic. Choose from our famous entrées such as Mac Nut Mahi, Lemon Herb Crusted Salmon & our slow-roasted Prime Rib. We also offer a daily selection of fresh fish, an extensive collection of fine wines and our famous Hot Chocolate Lava Cake. Fabulous happy hour and patio!

201 Gulf of Mexico Drive
Longboat Key, FL 34228
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
Seafood, Steak

Hours of Operation:
Dinner: Monday - Thursday 4:30pm - 10pm; Friday 4:30pm - 10pm; Saturday 4:30-11pm; Sunday 4pm - 9pm. Lunch Saturday & Sunday 11am-4pm. Happy Hour: Every Day: 4:30pm - 6:30pm

Lunch Saturday and Sunday 11am - 4pm

Cross Street:
Longboat Club

Dress Code:
Smart Casual

Price Range:
$31 to $50

Payment Options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(941) 383-5593

Website:
http://www.chart-house.com/

Parking Details:
Ample spaces available.

Public Transit:
In front of restaurant on Gulf of Mexico Drive

Executive Chef:
Stephanie Klos

Private Party Facilities:
Private parties are available for daytime only with a minimum $500 with accommodations available for up to 250 guests. For evenings, semi-private areas are available for 20 to 50 guests. The entire restaurant is available for buy-out pricing.

Private Party Contact:
Janis Saikaley: (941) 383-5593

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Specials

Christmas Day Special Menus & Offers

Monday, December 25, 2017

New Year's Eve Special Menus & Offers

Sunday, December 31, 2017

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Christmas Day Special Menus & Offers

Monday, December 25, 2017

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Merry Christmas! Gather with family and friends around our table for tender steaks, perfect prime rib, fresh seafood & a magical celebration.

New Year's Eve Special Menus & Offers

Sunday, December 31, 2017

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Goodbye 2017 hello 2018. Toast another Auld Lang Syne at Chart House, where tender steaks, prime rib & fresh seafood make a great celebration.

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Chart House Restaurant - Longboat Key Ratings and Reviews

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4.3

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.3

service

4.3

ambience

4.4

value

4.0

Noise

Moderate

87% would recommend it to a friend

Waterfront (75)
Scenic View (66)
Special Occasion (59)
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Good for Anniversaries (54)
Good for a Date (46)
Romantic (46)
Worth the Drive (38)
Good for Birthdays (37)
Creative Cuisine (28)
Happy Hour (25)
Great for Outdoor Dining (24)
Quiet Conversation (24)
Good for Groups (23)
Bar Seating (22)
Neighborhood Gem (21)
Business Meals (21)
Casual (20)
Fun (19)
Handcrafted Cocktails (18)
Notable Wine List (17)
Cozy (15)
Healthy (15)
Sunday Lunch (14)
Tasting Menu (13)
Fit for Foodies (12)
Great for Brunch (11)
Vibrant Bar Scene (10)
Great for Lunch (10)
Disabled Access (9)
Authentic (8)
Comfort Food (8)
Seasonal (8)
Local Ingredients (7)
People Watching (7)
Pre/post Theatre (7)
Hot Spot (5)
Late-night Find (5)
Tapas (5)
Kid-friendly (4)
Gluten Free Options (3)
Paleo Friendly (3)
Good Vegetarian Options (3)
Afternoon Coffee (2)
Afternoon Tea (2)
Quick Bite (2)
Vegan (2)
Organic (1)
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 (Naples)·Dined 4 days ago

Great view. an attractive menu with lots of good choices. Pleasant, attentive wait crew.

Tags: Great for Brunch, Bar Seating, Special Occasion, Waterfront, Good for Anniversaries, Sunday Lunch, Great for Outdoor Dining, Scenic View
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 (Naples)·Dined 4 days ago

Dinner was to celebrate 24th wedding anniversary before seeing EVITA and the staff made the evening even more special. Windows seating with a great view, menus were specially printed with "Happy 24th Anniversary" and the sunset was amazing.

We normally are private about why we are dining out, but I am very happy we made the choice to inform the restaurant.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Romantic, Good for a Date
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 (Tampa)·Dined 6 days ago

We are generally satisfied with the food. Last week the meal was tasteless.

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 (Cincinnati)·Dined 6 days ago

Always a good choice. 'Been here many times and try to return whenever we are in town

Tags: Seasonal, Good for a Date
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 (Tampa)·Dined on December 4, 2017

The Chart House (Longboat Key) is a very good restaurant with an excellent setting. It is easy to carry on a conversation and the noise level is low. Service is also very good.

Tags: Happy Hour, Great for Outdoor Dining, Good for Birthdays, Creative Cuisine, Casual, Quiet Conversation, Special Occasion, Waterfront, Scenic View
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·Dined on December 3, 2017

Best any of the 4 of us have ever been to in Sarasota or anywhere else for that matter. Our host was the finest. Keep him whatever he costs.

Tags: Cozy, Neighborhood Gem, Authentic, Good for Groups, Romantic, Late-night Find, Healthy, Fun, Quiet Conversation, Business Meals, Worth the Drive, Hot Spot, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date, Scenic View, Special Occasion, Waterfront, Comfort Food, Tasting Menu, Creative Cuisine, Good for Birthdays, Sunday Lunch, Great for Outdoor Dining
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 (Tampa)·Dined on December 3, 2017

First of all, our waiter was pretty loud. Must have a hearing problem. Secondly, the tables are pretty close together that you do not have trouble listening in to the neighbors conversation. Luckily, we had the on both sides. Then, I asked for a Lobster & Shrimp spring roll without Cucumber and was informed that these are already prepared and that they can't remove the cucumber. Eh, does that mean that the food is pre-prepped? A Spring roll with rice paper not prepared fresh? Thanks, you have seen me.

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 (Tampa)·Dined on December 3, 2017

We dine here frequently and have never been disappointed. The view is awesome, the food is tasty perfections as are the mixed drinks. This is my favorite restaurant . Kudos to the chef and their presentations and creativity in making the food look so good you almost hate to disturb the dish. The salad bar seems to be always fresh with numerous selections to choose from.

Tags: Disabled Access, Great for Outdoor Dining, Bar Seating, Fun, Special Occasion, Fit for Foodies, Good for a Date, Happy Hour, Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries, Creative Cuisine, Good for Groups, Romantic, Gluten Free Options, Cozy, People Watching, Neighborhood Gem, Business Meals, Great for Brunch, Scenic View, Worth the Drive, Pre/post Theatre, Waterfront, Quiet Conversation, Notable Wine List
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 (Miami)·Dined on December 2, 2017

La comida no fue mala pero no fue espectacular, estaba esperando algo mejor por la puntuación que tienen en la aplicación.

El servicio pésimo, muchos meseros poca atención

La vista del lugar es maravillosa, bella, perfecta. La vista es lo único que nos encanto.

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·Dined on December 1, 2017

Every thing here was very nice , but too expensive ! We've eaten at several places with as good or better food for less .

Tags: Good for a Date
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 (San Diego)·Dined on December 1, 2017

I would recommend the Chart House. The flavor of the food was great but it was not hot when it was served to us. We had to wait too long to get our food. The restaurant was not that busy.

Tags: Romantic, Cozy, Scenic View
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 (Cincinnati)·Dined on December 1, 2017

Thank you for continuing your high quality service!

Tags: Vegan, Notable Wine List, Tasting Menu, Good for Anniversaries, Casual, Healthy, Cozy, Afternoon Tea, Good for Groups, Business Meals
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vip
 (Cincinnati)·Dined on December 1, 2017

Always a great time

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 (Naples)·Dined on November 29, 2017

Nice restaurant great location Scenicvue great service nice food presentation way overpriced

Tags: Scenic View
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 (Chicago)·Dined on November 27, 2017

Overall we had a great experience! The salad bar was good and the prime rib was ok. Fish was a little cold but they heated it up and it was good. Check it’s out!

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 (Tampa)·Dined on November 26, 2017

Prices have gotten ridiculously high. $37 for a small prime rib that had very little flavor? The salad bar is fine but $18 by itself or $10 with an entrée is crazy. Used to love this place but getting out of hand now. Maybe that's why it's not very busy most nights except on special occasions. Sorry to see it.

Tags: Vegan
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·Dined on November 24, 2017

There was a lack of communication in pricing that was not good. We had a reservation for dinner during happy hour only to find out when the bill came that the discount on drinks applied only if you were in the bar. In addition, my husband added the salad bar to his meal and was told that the price would be an additional $8.00 and was charged almost $10.00. He did not want to challenge the tab and potentially ruin the dinner for me and the two other people who were with us so I was unaware of it until later.

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 (Houston)·Dined on November 24, 2017

Our first visit to the Chart House. We went on Thannksgiving, late dinner. Our experience was very good and our server Kenny was outstanding. The food was delicious. We will be back!

Tags: Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays, Happy Hour, Good for Anniversaries, Waterfront
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·Dined on November 23, 2017

Our family was looking forward to a wonderful Thanksgiving dinner. The service was great but the food was terrible! Turkey was very dry and the gravy so salty that it couldn't be eaten. I realize that the restaurant was probably overwhelmed with reservations but it should have been better prepared to serve an "over the top" meal.

Tags: Happy Hour, Bar Seating, Waterfront, Scenic View
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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on November 23, 2017

Thanksgiving was amazing amazing amazing thank you

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 (Tampa)·Dined on November 23, 2017

Felt rushed throughout dinner which spoiled and otherwise good experience.

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·Dined on November 23, 2017

Thanksgiving dinner with family from out of country. Hoping to provide acquaintance to holiday food at top location in area. Food was tasty, but felt prepared in bulk. If this the case, would have chosen a location not as inviting. We attended the same event a few years ago when Chart House was in Tampa, and it was an exceptional experience. So much so, we drove down to Sarasota for a similar experience and were very disappointed.

Additionally, being a Landry member, we had to remind the server of the membership, request correction after error in processing membership number input and then come to find out credit not given after we left.

I am sure the restaurant may provide a different experience on a separate day, but may not make the drive anytime soon to find out.

Tags: Good for a Date, Scenic View, Waterfront
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 (Baltimore)·Dined on November 23, 2017

The view is gorgeous, the food is fresh and expertly prepared. Our waiter Kenny was excellent. I think they should consider replacing the carpet, the ceiling tiles, and the upholstery; the restaurant is looking dated.

Tags: Healthy, Waterfront, Special Occasion, Scenic View
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·Dined on November 23, 2017

Had a wonderful Turkey dinner on Thanksgiving. The food was all fresh and delicious. Real cranberry dressing.

Tags: Special Occasion, Waterfront
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 (Tampa)·Dined on November 21, 2017

Nice view, great atmosphere,good food and service. Maybe a bit pricey.

Tags: Scenic View, Good for a Date, Worth the Drive
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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 21, 2017

Who taught all American servers to say “may I get the plate out of your way” when we are all still eating. Do they need the dishes in the kitchen. Would have been happier if someone cared to pour the wine
$37 for a piece of grouper that sells at the beach bar down the street for $12. Overpriced, poor service. Never again

Tags: Scenic View
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 (Tampa)·Dined on November 20, 2017

The view is very pretty. The happy hour on the deck is peaceful. We had a 1 year old with us and the staff was excellent.
We tried a number of appetizers and all were delicious. I recommend the shrimp cocktail and the avocado, mango, crab stack. It’s a place where the customers are in a good mood! That makes for a festive atmosphere.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Disabled Access, Special Occasion, Creative Cuisine, Romantic, Waterfront, Scenic View, Paleo Friendly, Local Ingredients, Gluten Free Options, Happy Hour, Casual, Tasting Menu, Good for Birthdays, Worth the Drive, Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries
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·Dined on November 20, 2017

I've eaten at many Chart Houses, but the view of the Bay at Longboat Key is truly spectacular. We went to the early-dining special and enjoyed fabulous fish with the delicious salad bar for a fair price. Would recommend to anyone. Particularly loved the stone crab claws.

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining, Handcrafted Cocktails, Vibrant Bar Scene, Worth the Drive, Organic, Business Meals, Fit for Foodies, Romantic
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·Dined on November 20, 2017

We were hoping that the restaurant would be above average bearing in mind the price of menu items turned out to be nothing special was OK but ordinary

Tags: Waterfront
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 (Tampa)·Dined on November 19, 2017

We were celebrating my wife's birthday and scheduled a 4:30PM reservation to make sure we could watch the sun set and enjoy the view. I was pleased to see that there was an "early bird" special with a few reasonable food dinner options which included a fabulous salad bar. Even though it turned out to be cloudy the view was exceptional. The food on the special menu was okay but not exceptional. This is definitely a must stop in the Sarasota Bradenton area but it is a bit pricey unless you catch happy hour or the early dining menu.

Tags: Bar Seating, Great for Outdoor Dining, Tapas, Waterfront, Worth the Drive, Special Occasion, Happy Hour, Good for Birthdays
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 (Tampa)·Dined on November 16, 2017

Always a delight! Our favorite in the area. Wish we were in the neighborhood more often

Tags: Worth the Drive, Scenic View, Good for Anniversaries, Tasting Menu, Waterfront, Good for Birthdays
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·Dined on November 16, 2017

Food was very good. They accommodated my husband’s request for a menu item no longer on the menu. They brought dinner before everyone was done with their salad.

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 (Phoenix)·Dined on November 16, 2017

AWFUL, sorry to say, as we were looking forward to our dinner there, but didn't stay! Having dined at this Longboat Key location before, we were very disappointed by the fact that the music, featured throughout the restaurant, could only be described as 80's POP/Electronica. Not suitable for a pleasant evening of dining and conversation. Better suited for a bar/nightclub/disco. Too bad, as the menu looks very inviting!

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·Dined on November 14, 2017

We appreciate the early dining that includes the great salad bar, stay the course.

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vip
 (Central Coast)·Dined on November 13, 2017

This place was great! It was like a well oiled machine, the food was timely and the service from Christina was top notch. We will be back! Get the early bird specials, they are a great value!

Tags: Special Occasion, Happy Hour, Casual, Romantic, Business Meals, Good for Birthdays, Good for a Date, Notable Wine List, Good for Groups
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 (Tampa)·Dined on November 13, 2017

We go there quite a bit. Great restaurant with a great view!!

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 (Tampa)·Dined on November 12, 2017

Excellent service (Diego) and exceptional food and salad bar.

Tags: Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Tampa)·Dined on November 12, 2017

Another pleasurable experience was had by 4 of us. The food as superb and our waitress went above & beyond. 1 in our party was on a special diet & forgot to mention "no cheese" & the waitress said no problem that she would get another. She always made sure to check our progress throughout the meal. The view was one I wish I could have at my house. There is something awesome about dining waterfront.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Good for Birthdays, Notable Wine List, Scenic View, Neighborhood Gem, Great for Outdoor Dining, Good for Anniversaries, Cozy, Worth the Drive, Romantic, Good for a Date, Fun, Disabled Access, Healthy, Good for Groups, Handcrafted Cocktails, Waterfront, Happy Hour, People Watching
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 (Cleveland)·Dined on November 12, 2017

It is never a good sign when arriving for your reservation, you are asked to wait 10-15 minutes in a half empty restaurant. Our server was inattentive at best, disappearing for long periods of time. The food was bland...Idk if they own a salt shaker. My friend's steak was poor quality meat. It seems to cater to an elderly clientele with a taste for bland food.

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·Dined on November 10, 2017

Ordered a bottle of wine and had wait 15 minutes for wine glasses. Did not have several items on menu. Check was incorrect and it took 20 minutes to correct. None of this was the waiters fault . It appeared that all of our problems were that of lack of organization and a lack of management skills.

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