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Lock 'N Key Restaurant & Pub

) #6 of 80 Restaurants in Englewood €€ - €€€ American, , Seafood
2045 Beach Road, Englewood, FL 34223
+1 941-474-1517
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Overview
  • Excellent45%
  • Very good36%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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CUISINES
American, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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LOCATION
2045 Beach Road, Englewood, FL 34223
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We visited multiple times as we were kind of land "locked" because the south bridge was out during our stay on Manasota Key. Dined on shrimp tacos, variety of salads, and fish dinners. The food was good, really nice servers, and fast service! Would definitely...More

Thank beachlife209
LockNKeyMGT, Owner at Lock 'N Key Restaurant & Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

So happy you enjoyed everything. Hope you got tot use our complimentary shuttle service while you were here. :))

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went to the lock and key to celebrate my daughter's 18th birthday period had been there before and was surprised at a more bar like atmosphere. The food was good my daughter and I both had steak and it was a good portion but her...More

Thank Robin C
LockNKeyMGT, Owner at Lock 'N Key Restaurant & Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thanks for your review Robin! Yes...our bar has gotten quite popular the past few years, especially with the Happy Hour that we offer. We are currently in the process of doing a major remodel which will separate our bar from our dining room so it...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were on the key when they closed the bridge, and three other restaurants took the opportunity to close for the week, leaving us just a very few choices. We picked Lock N' Key out of necessity but found the food to be very good....More

Thank cjefrun
LockNKeyMGT, Owner at Lock 'N Key Restaurant & Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Glad you enjoyed everything! That entree salad is becoming quite popular! Thanks for the review.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This restaurant is one of my favorites when we spend time at the WannaBinn. The service and food are excellent along with the atmosphere. On this occasion we did not like the vegetable offered and asked for broccoli and it was available. Wow, what a...More

Thank drdavepatten
LockNKeyMGT, Owner at Lock 'N Key Restaurant & Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thanks for your kind words! Hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Having read the reviews maybe expectations were to high, however we found the food bland and expensive for what it was. And as for the service, well let's leave it at it was missing something.More

Thank David W
LockNKeyMGT, Owner at Lock 'N Key Restaurant & Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

I'm sorry you were disappointed David. We pride ourselves in serving fresh, hot, delicious food with friendly and professional service. I wish you had let us know at the time you were in that you were not completely satisfied. We hope you give us another...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The tuna salad, the wings and the peel and eat shrimp were so yummy. The service was great. We loved that we could shuttle from the hotel to the restaurant. Everyone is friendly here. Highly Recommend for family, date, fun with friends. :)

Thank babsdave
LockNKeyMGT, Owner at Lock 'N Key Restaurant & Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

So glad you enjoyed everything! Thanks for the review! If your not already following us on FB or Instagram, please do so you can see all the new and exciting things we have going on here on beautiful Manasota key!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I was very delightful with this restaurant. The service and the attention we received was superior. There were 4 of us and the food came out in a very fast manner and perfect to the T. I had the haddock in lemon caper sauce and...More

Thank David B
LockNKeyMGT, Owner at Lock 'N Key Restaurant & Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thanks for the great review David! Hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very good service, excellent food. It was pretty full on a Wednesday evening and pretty loud with conversations. The Cajun grilled seafood combo was fantastic (the crab cakes were incredible!), as was the crab stuffed salmon. The Key Largo grouper was very good, but a...More

Thank Stormridervj
LockNKeyMGT, Owner at Lock 'N Key Restaurant & Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

So glad you enjoyed! Hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is, in my opinion, the best restaurant on the beach road. And if you like fried oysters, this place is definitely for you. It's situated directly across from the beach, literally just steps, and there is both indoor and outdoor seating. The service has...More

Thank ItalyLoverMinnesota
LockNKeyMGT, Owner at Lock 'N Key Restaurant & Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Yeah!!!! Love reading reviews like this! Thanks so much!

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I had a nice meal here , I would not say it was one of the best meals we ever had , it was good food directly across the street from the gulf , it is worth a trip . ENJOY

Thank gara34
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patty1981553
Is there outside dining where dogs are allowed?
28 February 2017|
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Response from LockNKeyMGT | Property representative |
Yes, we do allow dogs on the outside perimeter of our patio. Any questions feel free to call us at 941-474-1517. We look forward to serving you!
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alankowski
Are yoy serving Maine lobster??
26 April 2016|
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Response from DinerCeresco | Reviewed this property |
Not sure where the lobster comes from for their lobster rolls, but you know Florida has lobsters too!
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Kas B
I love the fried oysters at this restaurant! They are the best anywhere. Can anyone tell me what they are breaded with?
17 May 2015|
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Response from moondoggieRowley | Reviewed this property |
Sorry Kas B. I've never had the fried oysters there but sounds like I should try them! If you haven't tried the lobster rolls you should! Best around!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Kids, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2045 Beach Road, Englewood, FL 34223 (Formerly Lock 'n Key Pub Restaurant)
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Englewood
  • Phone Number: +1 941-474-1517
  • E-mail
Description
The Atamanchuk family and the entire staff welcome you to the Lock-N-Key where every entree is a “Specialty of the House.” Our menu items are made fresh from the finest available sources and prepared with loving care by our talented chefs.

Please inform your server of any special request and we will do our best to accommodate you.

Great food at great prices. Great entertainment several nights a week. Catch your favorite team on one of our many TVs with your friends or rival comrades. Soak up our gorgeous sunsets or come for lunch and glory in the warmth of Florida.

No matter what the reason… we’ve got a table ready just for you.

If you close your eyes you’ll hear the sounds of small waves tumbling on the gulf sand, the clatter of silverware as patrons dine, and some pleasant chatter amongst friends during a break in the evening’s musical entertainment. Your taste buds are stimulated by the smells of cooking garlic and steak searing on a grill, mixing with fresh odors coming from the salt-water beach across the street, and your body is caressed by a warm Florida breeze.
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