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Marina Jack II

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Address: 2 Marina Plz, Sarasota, FL 34236-8997
Phone Number: +1 941-365-4232
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Dinner cruise.

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Great water view

The primary draw here is the fantastic close to the water view. There's a choice of a bar and casual pub type dining on near water level, or a more formal dinner-menu upstairs... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Sokratez
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Sarasota, Florida
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Sarasota, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The primary draw here is the fantastic close to the water view. There's a choice of a bar and casual pub type dining on near water level, or a more formal dinner-menu upstairs. The downstairs bar has music many evenings. We particularly like this place in the winter when it is pleasant to sit outside in the warm but not... More 

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Moorestown, NJ
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Really enjoy the cocktails at sunset here. A very nice view. The food however is not very good and best avoided.

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No where, Midwest
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75 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

See some wonderful yachts and sail boats. You can get pretty close to look at these interesting boats. Free parking, free looks!

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Venice, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

Dinner cruise on the Marina Jack boat is a special treat. The boat is clean and well appointed. You can be seated upstairs or in the main cabin. The food is a buffet with salmon, prime rib, mashed potatoes, mixed veggies, salad and rolls. Dessert is a trio of cakes or pies. There is also a full bar. The cruise... More 

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San Diego, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

What a wonderful relaxing way to spend an afternoon! The boat is absolutely beautiful and very comfortable-it was kept at a comfortable temperature and there was plenty of access if you wanted to go outside to enjoy the scenery. Lunch was chicken marsala and salmon and it was DELICIOUS! Far exceeded our expectations for this sort of outing. The service... More 

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Thank Duval3
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Love this place they have a formal dinning room. And a casual dinning area . Live music great food and drinks. Great place to hang out with friends and have a good time. Sit inside or outside by the water.

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Lynchburg, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Very easy to find didn't have to waiting and all the help was very friendly and helpful everything was great the food and drinks was excellent also the scenes an watching the sunset was so beautiful I would highly recommend this Cruise

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Orland Park, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Great place to go have a drink, and a snack or sandwich. We ate on the casual level. It looks much dressier upstairs, we did not go up. It is not cheap, but you have a great view. I would go back for a drink.

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Thank Melissa R
Venice, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

Had a very nice lunch while cruising around Sarasota Bay. We saw many beautiful vacation homes and their yachts. The buffet lunch was tasty and the service delightful. We were with a group and will consider taking family and friends when they visit.

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Pace, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

This is a lovely location to sit in the casual 1st floor area, enjoy the beautiful views, feel the breezes and eat good food that is affordable. It's one of my favorite places to eat whenever we are in Sarasota. We have a service dog who was with us. They couldn't have been nicer, even bringing her a bowl of... More 

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