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Best Seafood Restaurants In Bradenton/Sarasota.

You can’t visit Florida’s Gulf Coast without trying the fresh seafood locally caught. Each restaurant has its own unique twist to seafood favorites and amazing daily specials that will definitely leave you wanting more. We have listed our staff member favorites below for you to try out. We promise you won’t be disappointed!

Top Seafood Joints

 The Old Salty Dog 

British pub on the bay offering beer-battered hot dogs & other bar eats plus live music. Seafood is fresh and locally caught, if you go you must try the calamari!

  • Address: 1601 Ken Thompson Pkwy, Sarasota, FL 34236
  • Phone:(941) 388-4311

Star Fish Company

Fish market & waterside hangout with buckets of beers & outdoor picnic-table seating. All seafood is fresh and locally caught everyday, enjoy the amazing fried shrimp and hush puppies!

  • Address: 12306 46th Ave W, Cortez, FL 34215
  • Phone:(941) 794-1243

Riverhouse Reef & Grill

Multilevel, upscale-casual seafood restaurant on the water with views, dockside tables & bar. You have to try the amazing pot pie, it’s made with lobster!

  • Address: 995 Riverside Dr, Palmetto, FL 34221
  • Phone:(941) 729-0616

Rod and Reel Pier Restaurant 

Easygoing seafood specialist furnishing meals such as coconut-crusted mahi mahi plus scenic views of the gulf. If you look just out beyond the restaurant you will  be able to spot the sunshine Skyway bridge.

  • Address: 875 N Shore Dr, Anna Maria, FL 34216
  • Phone:(941) 778-1885

O’Shucks Raw Bar & Grill 

Home of the whole hog fish, this is a must try! Not only does this place serve up some delicious food, the atmosphere is absolutely wonderful!

  • Address: 12012 Cortez Rd W, Bradenton, FL 34210
  • Phone:(941) 792-4822

Owen’s Fish Camp

Bustling locale serves up imaginative takes on seafood dishes amid eclectic decor. It wouldn’t be called a fish camp if they weren’t bringing in the Bay’s local fish every day. They also serve great craft beer and wine.

  • Address: 516 Burns Lane, Sarasota, FL 34236
  • Phone:(941) 951-6936

Dry Dock Waterfront Grill

Casual bayfront staple with seafood specialties, a dockside patio & fish-themed decor. Enjoy casual waterfront dining on  Sarasota Bay.

  • Address: 412 Gulf of Mexico Dr, Longboat Key, FL 34228
  • Phone:(941) 383-0102

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