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Chart House

201 Gulf of Mexico Dr, Longboat Key, FL 34228-4022
+1 941-383-5593
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good27%
  • Average17%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible5%
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“prime rib” (60 reviews)
“lava cake” (29 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
201 Gulf of Mexico Dr, Longboat Key, FL 34228-4022
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Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

Having recently been to several restaurants and been underwhelmed - Chart house restored our faith in great food in Florida. Our Server Monica was excellent - helpful, knowledgeable, and so on our mental wavelength! 2 of us started with the salad bar - which was...More

Thank BigAl1810
Reviewed 12 July 2016

The Manager, Patrick Fisher, made our anniversary dinner very special. He even printed our wedding anniversary on a special menu , just for us as a memento.

Thank BigBill59
Reviewed 5 July 2016

My husband and I were on a mini vacation at Venice Beach and decided to drive to Longboat Key and eat dinner at the Chart House. We were seated at the window overlooking the water and it was beautiful. We made an early reservation and...More

Thank mlsatl
Reviewed 4 July 2016 via mobile

Nice atmosphere and services was good. The food was disappointing. Steaks where tasteless the fish had an overwelming coating on it. The person in the group that got prime rib was satisfied withe her meal. The bright part of my meal was the spinach salad...More

Thank Patrick M
Reviewed 29 June 2016

Hadn't been to a Chart House restaurant in years and was very pleased to find the food quality, variety of selections and food presentation has only improved on what was already true excellence. The view from this particular location is overlooking a charming cove dotted...More

Thank Eduard_Pineiro
Reviewed 27 June 2016

First off the scenery was great. We got there for happy hour and was impressed with the service and selection. The waiter was very helpful with the description of options. After happy hour we were seated for dinner. Here again the waitress was very helpful...More

Thank Skip
Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

We know as we go to many "Happy Hours" and always tell people this is the best overall for food, drinks and good bartenders! We have been going there for a couple of years. Would recommend highly. This is our typical order and we try...More

Thank KC_onthebeach
Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

May be new chef or onsite management Better experience. We used to go only visiting family ffor the view. Now we go for the food and service. Much improved over previous years

Thank blake w
Reviewed 25 June 2016 via mobile

Great salad bar, including caviar! We had a very good experience marred only by a subpar dessert (which was removed from the bill without our even asking). Our server was excellent as were the other staff members. Great bartender too! Go there.

Thank drmilton07
Reviewed 25 June 2016 via mobile

Wonderful WONDERFUL WONDERFUL!!!!!!! GREAT FOOD....SUPERB SERVICE....MARVELOUS SETTING. Chart house has it all. Start with their incredible salad bar that offers caviar as well as basic items. You can close your eyes, point to the menu, and blindly pick a winner. You cannot miss at this...More

Thank Mike C
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Jerry S
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Response from Howard W | Reviewed this property |
They do. Very nice selection
Stephen H
27 February 2017|
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Response from Lennie_19 | Reviewed this property |
I wear shorts to this restaurant...no cut-off's, etc. During past 5-6 visits, probably 50% of gents wore shorts. This IS Florida so shorts are acceptable almost anywhere, including the Chart House. Be comfy, be casual... More
30 November 2016|
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Response from Renee R | Reviewed this property |
yes open xmas and have great specials
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Kids, View
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
16:30 - 22:00
16:30 - 22:00
16:30 - 22:00
16:30 - 22:00
16:30 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 201 Gulf of Mexico Dr, Longboat Key, FL 34228-4022
    (Longboat Club)
  • Public Transportation: In front of restaurant on Gulf of Mexico Drive
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Longboat Key
  • Phone Number: +1 941-383-5593
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 29 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 Macadamia Crusted Mahi, Miso Glazed 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!
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