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Gecko's Grill & Pub

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American, Bar, Pub
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5585 Palmer Crossing Cir, At Clark Road & Honore, Sarasota, FL 34233-3335
+1 941-923-6061
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Today
11:00 - 01:00
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 - 12:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 01:00
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19 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food is always great! I love the bang-bang shrimp tacos...Mmmm! Fun place for the whole family! Kids get a toy gecko at each visit! =) & great service!

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Thank Kendall B
Sarasota, Florida
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70 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

My wife & I along with her parents go here Faithfully on a Weekly Basis & have Never had a night like this? I've reviewed them in the past & gave them good reviews. We were here on Sunday evening on the 9th. My inlaws had no complaints, but my wife & I did, which were handled very unprofessionally. We... More 

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Thank 556stu
GHospitality, Manager at Gecko's Grill & Pub, responded to this review

We are so sorry to learn that you did not enjoy your usual great experience with us. Please accept our apology for not living up to Gecko's or your high standards in fare, service and hospitality. As you are a long time guest with us, you know that every person on our staff tries hard every day to deliver the... More 

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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

I love the atmosphere in this place. The food was excellent and the service exceptional. They have a big variety of items to choose. Overall great restaurant.

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Thank Lemuel T
Flitwick, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

Restaurant was recommended by hotel reception guy. It was busy and quite loud as you would expect a sports bar to be. The service was adequate but reserved, the food similar to so many American restaurants but well presented. It's not a restaurant I would return to but would think it would be a good night out for the younger... More 

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Thank David H
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3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

not bad but not enough ranch for chips It seems the prices have gone up. This still remains one of my favorites but better inside then take out

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Thank Andrew K
Englewood, Florida
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20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

You MUST try the Grilled Mediterranean Salad!! Best salad I have EVER had!! It was DELICIOUS!! I will be back!!

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Thank PBRoutt
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

Highly recommend this place, multiple locations. I ordered their pulled pork nachos and they were very delicious. The atmosphere was fun and our server was very good.

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Thank Trespondek
Wildwood, MO
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78 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed a great meal in a casual setting. Lots of healthy choices for sides and excellent service. We'll go back and recommend it for anyone looking for a casual sports bar setting.

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25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

Stopped in on our way thru town. Very glad, the waitress was sweet, food was great, not too noisy and definitely draws in a crowd but plenty of seating for all!

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Thank EFox201
Bradenton, Florida
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

Burger needs some more flavor and a bit costly compared too other burgers but overall good place too come and enjoy the game

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Thank Stephen S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$20
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 12:00
Monday
11:00 - 12:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 12:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 12:00
Thursday
11:00 - 12:00
Friday
11:00 - 01:00
Saturday
11:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5585 Palmer Crossing Cir, At Clark Road & Honore, Sarasota, FL 34233-3335
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Sarasota
  • Phone Number: +1 941-923-6061
Description
American Pub Food with a Gourmet Twist. Locally owned since 1992 and perennial winner of Best Sports Bar, Best Burger, Best Wings, Best Fries, Best Business Lunch, Best Happy Hour & more! 2-4-1 Happy Hour All Day, Every Day and locally sourced seasonal fare with the Gecko's Hospitality Group's exceptional hospitality component!

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?