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About Veronica Fish & Oyster

A modern oyster bar with a nod to classic supper clubs of past featuring flavors from across the globe ---- for parties of 5 and over, we ask that you call in in order for us to better serve the group's needs.

1830 S Osprey Ave
Sarasota, FL 34239
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
Oyster Bar, Fish, Global, International

Hours of Operation:
Mon–Thu 5:00 pm–9:30 pm
Fri, Sat 5:00 pm–10:30 pm
Sunday Brunch
Sun 11:00 am–2:45 pm

Cross Street:
Hillview Ave.

Dress Code:
Smart Casual

Price Range:
$31 to $50

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(941) 366-1342

Website:
http://www.veronicafishandoyster.com/

Additional:
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Veronica Fish & Oyster Ratings and Reviews

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4
3
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4.7

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.7

service

4.8

ambience

4.6

value

4.3

Noise

Moderate

97% would recommend it to a friend

Bar Seating (19)
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Fit for Foodies (18)
Neighborhood Gem (15)
Handcrafted Cocktails (12)
Special Occasion (12)
Casual (11)
Hot Spot (10)
Worth the Drive (10)
Good for Birthdays (9)
Good for Groups (9)
Good for Anniversaries (9)
Vibrant Bar Scene (9)
Local Ingredients (9)
Authentic (8)
Pre/post Theatre (8)
Romantic (8)
Fun (7)
Happy Hour (7)
Cozy (6)
Notable Wine List (6)
Healthy (5)
People Watching (5)
Business Meals (4)
Sunday Lunch (4)
Tasting Menu (4)
Disabled Access (4)
Comfort Food (3)
Great for Outdoor Dining (3)
Seasonal (3)
Gluten Free Options (2)
Late-night Find (2)
Great for Lunch (2)
Organic (2)
Quick Bite (2)
Quiet Conversation (2)
Tapas (2)
Great for Brunch (1)
Kid-friendly (1)
Great Beer (1)
Paleo Friendly (1)
Scenic View (1)
Spicy (1)
Vegan (1)
Good Vegetarian Options (1)
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 (Tampa)·Dined 3 days ago

If you do not eat fish forget it....menu limited ...hamburger horrible especially
The next day....husband said gumbo soup outstanding oyster dish average

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene
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·Dined 5 days ago

We were warmly greeted; service was excellent. I had the gumbo & french toast; excellent. My wife loved her oyster salad and said the oysters were perfectly breaded. The mimosa flight with different juices was particularly memorable.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Local Ingredients, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Tampa)·Dined 6 days ago

Janie, our server, was great. She was knowledgably with ingredients and technics of the menu items. Our dishes were amazing and the valve was spot on.

Tags: Bar Seating, People Watching, Pre/post Theatre, Organic, Fit for Foodies, Cozy, Quick Bite, Notable Wine List, Fun
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·Dined 6 days ago

First time we'd been to Veronica's and weren't sure what to expect. But everything about it was first class. My husband is celiac and there was a really good selection of items for him to choose from and all clearly annotated. We will definitely return on our next visit.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Disabled Access
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 (Tampa)·Dined 6 days ago

First time at Veronica. Nothing exceptional but will go on the list to attend a couple times a year.

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·Dined on December 6, 2017

Amazing food and service. The red fish is a must have.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Worth the Drive
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 (Savannah)·Dined on December 3, 2017

A bit loud. Could improve presentation of Gluten Free options

Tags: Casual, Bar Seating
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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 29, 2017

Excellent creatively prepared food !

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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on November 29, 2017

Veronica’s has become one of our “go to” places due to its great atmosphere and food. The fresh oysters are the best in town and all of the entree’s are fantastic. Also not be missed are the amazing brussel sprouts!

Tags: Worth the Drive, Good for Groups, Happy Hour, Good for Anniversaries, Handcrafted Cocktails, Authentic, Special Occasion
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 (Minneapolis)·Dined on November 28, 2017

This was our first time here, and it was a very good experience. Superb service from our server, Janie, who was very knowledgeable about the menu, and cheerfully accommodated any modifications or special requests. Interesting menu. Among the four of us, we tried the ahi tuna, the wood grilled grouper, and the crab fazzoletti. Everyone loved their meals. Also had the Bibb salad which was excellent.
The restaurant was only 1/4 - 1/3 full (Monday night). The background music was a bit loud for my taste, and it's possible the place could get pretty noisy if all the tables are full.
Nevertheless, we had a great first experience and will certainly go back.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Local Ingredients, Neighborhood Gem, Creative Cuisine
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 (Cincinnati)·Dined on November 26, 2017

Had lunch and it was fantastic! Nice open air restaurant

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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 21, 2017

Great seafood dishes! Loved it all except the French fries-they are over fried and tasteless.

Tags: Good for a Date, Quiet Conversation, Neighborhood Gem, Bar Seating
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 (Western NC)·Dined on November 20, 2017

Upscale but not pretentious. Excellent service, great ambiance, well-designed space. Most importantly, the food was outstanding--fresh and flavorful, with high quality ingredients. We will be back!

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Bar Seating, Good for Groups
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 (Tampa)·Dined on November 19, 2017

Just went to veronica for brunch for the first time! It was delicious! The bartender Daniel was so attentive I would go back just to see Daniel! Order the French toast and sailor Jane cocktail and you will be in heaven! Go veronica! This is a win!

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 (Miami)·Dined on November 19, 2017

The food was excellent. My son and I were in Sarasota for the weekend. He had the salmon which I have had on previous trips. I had the shrimp and grits. The restaurant has a comfortable eclectic décor. the waitstaff are very attentive. The crudo sampler is top notch.

Tags: Fit for Foodies
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 (Tampa)·Dined on November 17, 2017

Nice place for a good meal or for a cocktail nice ambiance

Tags: Tasting Menu
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food4
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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 11, 2017

Expensive for what it is

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 (Tampa)·Dined on November 11, 2017

First time here. Love the friendly service and the food was fabulous. I will be back again soon

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Bar Seating, Creative Cuisine, Good for Birthdays
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 (Chicago)·Dined on November 10, 2017

Great night with friends! Loved the shrimp and grits and scallops....redfish awesome too!
Tuna tartare and gumbo great apps.
Fun restaurant.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Good for a Date, Fun, Good for Groups
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 (New England)·Dined on November 9, 2017

We have eaten here now four or five times and the food and service has always been very good. However this time the background music was very loud and we asked the manager to turn it down a bit which she did and once she did our dining experience was much better. In addition our server Cassie was awesome and very knowledgeable about the menu.

Tags: Fun, Neighborhood Gem
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food5
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·Dined on November 5, 2017

Great service, it was my wife's birthday and they gave us each a desert. Tracy the manager was amazing!

Tags: Happy Hour, Good for a Date, Romantic
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 (Chicago)·Dined on November 3, 2017

The service and food was outstanding as usual. Highly recommended.

Tags: Hot Spot, Vibrant Bar Scene
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 (Tampa)·Dined on November 3, 2017

Food and service were good. Have been several times. Took sister for birthday. Why ask on open table if there is a special occasion and not have ANY recognition at restaurant?

Tags: Disabled Access, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Naples)·Dined on October 31, 2017

Exsellent meal ar the bar.Aaron and Sarah were very friendly and personable without being intrusive. The best Fish and chips ever. All in all great experience.

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 (Naples)·Dined on October 30, 2017

Service was exceptional. A little noisy but not overwhelming. Food excellent

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·Dined on October 30, 2017

We have had the occasion to eat at Veronica's several times and, without fail, each time has been terrific. The red fish entree is superb coupled with the oyster selection to start, you have winning combination. Sadly, our server couldn't make an espresso to save his life, but, that is no reason for us not to return again and again.

Tags: Happy Hour, Creative Cuisine, Casual, Neighborhood Gem, Authentic
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 (Chicago)·Dined on October 28, 2017

It was our first visit - Wow! The ahi tuna and scallops were mouth watering. Several days later, my wife is still talking the grits. Very nice atmosphere and comfortable setting. Short happy hour, but we got our money’s worth. Veronica’s is well worth the visit.

Tags: Scenic View, Worth the Drive, Bar Seating, Happy Hour, Authentic
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vip
 (Orlando)·Dined on October 27, 2017

We were engaged there on this day
The staff made our night special

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·Dined on October 25, 2017

This is a restaurant that does everything right!! From reservation requests to server to chic ambiance. Drinks and food very creative and great attention to detail was paid! We even got to meet the chef!! Everyone enjoyed their meals and left happy. Attentive servers yet not hovering.

Tags: Notable Wine List, Business Meals, Good for Anniversaries, Romantic, People Watching, Worth the Drive, Good for a Date
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on October 22, 2017

Brunch was delicious! Second brunch visit and by far my favorite brunch spot. Can’t beat those Georgia peach mimosas!

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·Dined on October 20, 2017

Great food, awesome bar, we'll definitely be back!

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Notable Wine List, Authentic, Healthy, Vibrant Bar Scene, Bar Seating, Handcrafted Cocktails, Tasting Menu
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 (New England)·Dined on October 17, 2017

Excellent seafood. Our waiter, Patrick, was superb and very attentive,

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Indiana)·Dined on October 17, 2017

First time passing through Sarasota and was searching for a local fish house. Fantastic service and great ambiance.

Tags: Business Meals, Creative Cuisine, Cozy, Gluten Free Options, Local Ingredients, Romantic, Healthy
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·Dined on October 15, 2017

The four of us each enjoyed something different and appreciated the helpful and well executed service. Quite a lot of attention to detail. I like that!
Can't wait to go back very soon.
Conveniently located in town too!

Tags: Healthy, Good for Anniversaries, Great for Outdoor Dining, Good Vegetarian Options, Fit for Foodies, Special Occasion, Great for Brunch, Good for a Date, Spicy, Disabled Access, Worth the Drive, Good for Birthdays, Neighborhood Gem, Casual, Good for Groups, Vibrant Bar Scene, Great Beer, Pre/post Theatre, Bar Seating, Tasting Menu, Comfort Food, Local Ingredients, Fun, Sunday Lunch, Cozy, Gluten Free Options, People Watching, Tapas, Authentic, Vegan, Hot Spot, Happy Hour, Late-night Find, Notable Wine List, Handcrafted Cocktails, Creative Cuisine
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on October 14, 2017

Solid restaurant, everything and everybody. Great selection of fresh oysters!

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Fit for Foodies, Good for a Date
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 (Milwaukee)·Dined on October 13, 2017

As always food , service and ambience excellent. Fresh seasonal food always. Interesting preparations.
Although the wine list is extensive, somewhat limited in California Cabs, just a personal favorite.

Tags: Disabled Access, Seasonal, Hot Spot, Casual, Good for a Date
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 (Indiana)·Dined on October 13, 2017

Excellent dinner, service (Joanie) was outstanding. Great experience

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene, Casual, Creative Cuisine, Pre/post Theatre
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 (Tampa)·Dined on October 9, 2017

Veronica continues to wow with amazing menu options and fantastic service! Great neighborhood gen! Manager always remembers our names and hostess opens door with a smile! Oysters freshest in town for sure!

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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 6, 2017

been twice
silly thing, but the music is wrong, wrong, wrong.
Beautiful sophisticated atmosphere
I'm not trying to dictate my tastes but...
Marshall Tucker Band ????
Beach Boys??
Creedence Clearwater Revival??
The music is for a beer shack
Polish the tunes, man!!!

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Bar Seating
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 (Tampa)·Dined on October 6, 2017

Felt that the Halibut was overcooked - for such a lovely fish it should have not been so. Service by Tyler was excellent and dessert (apple pie with ice cream was a real treat!

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