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Duval's Fresh. Local. Seafood.

€€ - €€€, American, Seafood
1435 Main St, Sarasota, FL 34236-5714
+1 941-312-4001
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Overview
  • Excellent73%
  • Very good18%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“seafood” (181 reviews)
“po boy” (38 reviews)
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CUISINES
Bar, American, Seafood, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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LOCATION
1435 Main St, Sarasota, FL 34236-5714
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This restaurant is touted to be one of the best Sarasota has to offer and it does not disappoint. Food quality was good but the portions were on the small size.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Jeffrey M
Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After five visits, Duval's has been flawless. From accommodating a last minute change to a reservation, to impeccable seafood that tantalizes the tastebuds, Duval's is by far the best restaurant in Sarasota. Recently we had the pleasure of being served by Rendle, who treated us...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank beckybZ4443TY
SteveP4645, General Manager at Duval's Fresh. Local. Seafood., responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

beckybZ4443TY, Thank you very much for the outstanding review and for your continued patronage to Duval's. Our goal is to meet and exceed our guests expectations and I am thrilled that we were able to deliver. I will be sure to give a special thanks...More

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Love love love this place❤️ Best seafood hands down ! Sat at I high top in the bar area service was still great ! Definitely recommend to everyone !

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank TARARENEEW
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Went to Duval’s for New Years Eve dinner. Set menu for New Years Eve - fabulous dinner served by Micheal- he was very attentive and fun. Great part of the evening. Great job getting us in at exactly the time of reservation. Entire staff was...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank garybX7521SU
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I had been wanting to try this restaurant since last visiting Sarasota. Went for lunch today with my husband . He really wanted to skip lunch but agreed to a po boy ( shrimp) and soup. We both ordered the same . I Enjoyed the...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Scanmike
SteveP4645, General Manager at Duval's Fresh. Local. Seafood., responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Scanmike, Thank you for joining us at Duval's and for taking time to write this review. We are thrilled that you enjoyed your meal and we hope to see you again soon, next time you MUST try the Bread Pudding! Steve Powell

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We loved our server Kayla! She recommend our calamari appetizer and the grouper catch of the day!!! A great meal!!!

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Jcowing7
SteveP4645, General Manager at Duval's Fresh. Local. Seafood., responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Jcowing7, Thanks for the great review! Hope to see you soon. Steve Powell

Reviewed 1 week ago

My girlfriend and I came here for lunch because we saw on TripAdvisor that this restaurant was rated number 1 in all of sarasota. We've been to other restaurants around the area such as crab & fin and this restaurant's great review is well deserved....More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Hao F
SteveP4645, General Manager at Duval's Fresh. Local. Seafood., responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hao F, Thank you for taking time to write this great review, and thank you for joining us at Duval's. We are absolutely thrilled that you enjoyed a 5 star experience with Taylor, and we hope to see you again next time you visit our...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was the first restaurant we went to during our 2 weeks in Sarasota and really enjoyed the experience. We booked online the day before to eat on a Monday evening. We arrive just before 7 and the restaurant was packed so that was a...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Neale1810
SteveP4645, General Manager at Duval's Fresh. Local. Seafood., responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Neale1810, Thank you again for joining us at Duval's and thank you for taking time to write a review. I would like to apologise again for our mistake in the timing of delivering your drinks. I am thrilled that despite our mistakes, we were able...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Firstly may I state that the food was nice, but Geez it was expensive. We are currently travelling Florida and found Duval’s from recommendations and Trip Advisor, we were accommodated at the bar only and only had the ‘fixed menu’ option, which was understandable, (...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank claycowie
SteveP4645, General Manager at Duval's Fresh. Local. Seafood., responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

claycowie, Please accept our apologies for your displeasure in our Christmas Eve Menu. We try and mold our holiday menus ensure there is something for everyone by not only including a 4 course meal, but A la Carte dishes as well. Please reach out to...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our waiter was the best. Randle took such good care of us! He gave us wonderful suggestions for our mains based on our likes and dislikes. Was super attentive throughout dinner. The food was so yummy. We ordered the grouper which was a special and...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Vmogiles
AbbyH824, Guest Relations Manager at Duval's Fresh. Local. Seafood., responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for dining with us at Duval's and for your review! Rendle will be happy to hear you mentioned him by name and complimented his service and suggestions. We look forward to serving you again in the near future!

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Response from lahurdj | Reviewed this property |
Yes, I believe so.
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I don’t believe so. Best to call the establishment.
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Nick B
23 September 2017|
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Yes, from 3-6 $5 well drinks and $2 off their bar bites. Happy hour goes till 7 at the bar but 6 in the dining room
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$5 - US$30
Cuisine
Meals
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:00
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: 1435 Main St, Sarasota, FL 34236-5714
    (Central and Main)
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Sarasota
  • Phone Number: +1 941-312-4001
  • E-mail
Description
A local eatery with a passion for stunning seafood, creative cocktails, fine wine, and service with style. Duval's uses the freshest product the market has to offer, sourcing the finest ingredients from local fisherman and farmers. Duval's offers free patron shuttle service, food delivery, and $5 Happy Hour 7 days a week.
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