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Lucky Pelican

) #23 of 685 Restaurants in Sarasota €€ - €€€ American, Seafood, Soups
6239 Lake Osprey Dr, Sarasota, FL 34240-8433
+1 941-907-0589
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good27%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“fresh seafood” (57 reviews)
“oysters” (65 reviews)
“hogfish” (13 reviews)
Opens in 29 min
All hours
American, Seafood, Soups, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
6239 Lake Osprey Dr, Sarasota, FL 34240-8433
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

My family has been here many times. The service is generally pretty decent and everyone is generally happy with their meal. This isn't the most amazing seafood in Florida, but for the price and location it's pretty great. We would recommend this for anyone in...More

Thank casualdiner90
Reviewed 4 days ago

We have visited the Sarasota area from Canada once or twice per year every year since 2012 and on EVERY trip, we visit the Lucky Pelican. Each visit has been amazing! The food is so fresh and tasty. The service is good, the atmosphere is...More

Thank mrsgraph
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's fun to eat at the Lucky Pelican. It's just a different experience than most restaurants, for lunch or Happy Hour or dinner. For openers, there are some dishes on the menu that you won't find anywhere else. And in Sarasota, a very competitive restaurant...More

Thank Taylor B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We eat here at least twice a month. I always have the seafood and have enjoyed every meal. Oysters always taste fresh and the seafood specials never disappoint. You need to be aware that is it noisy inside and there typically is a wait. The...More

Thank rmt400
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I took my family (4 adults & 2 children) to the Lucky Pelican for dinner. Great selection of oysters. Had the cobia for my entrée and it was excellent! You might also enjoy the Scallop Poppers. Jennifer was our waitress - what a fun server....More

Thank Joe D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place is always amazing. Tonight it was 3 people 1 lobster roll 1 Mahi with roasted red pepper sauce broccoli rabe and roasted potatos. Pelican salad. 1 snapper with spinach capers and crab meat sauce. The food is always well prepared and service is...More

Thank Pete B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I happened upon this local gem while in town for a few days. There is ample parking, outdoor seating, fantastic attentive staff and ample local specials. The portions are plentiful, served hot and delicious. It is often busy during peak times and the staff is...More

Thank belindasv
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Get there early! I arrive at 5:45pm and the only thing available were 3 seats at the raw bar. By the time I left at 6:45pm there was a 30-40min wait. Luckily, I sat next to the server pick up line and ALL of the...More

Thank Ryan B
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This place is a little off the beaten path for tourists, but is a great local favorite. We went early for dinner and there was ample seating. You will not be seated until your entire party arrives. Our waiter was fabulous and ensured that I...More

Thank Helen M
Reviewed 10 July 2017

I love Lucy's shrimp tacos and they were wonderful! The chips were a little cold and the person I was with got the full belly clams and got sick, unfortunately.

Thank Travl_lovr_2
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
15:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 14:30
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6239 Lake Osprey Dr, Sarasota, FL 34240-8433
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Sarasota
  • Phone Number: +1 941-907-0589
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