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Captain Brian's Seafood Market

8421 N Tamiami Trl, Sarasota, FL 34243-2015
+1 941-351-4492
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good41%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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“fresh seafood” (45 reviews)
“grouper” (44 reviews)
“herring” (14 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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8421 N Tamiami Trl, Sarasota, FL 34243-2015
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Next to the Sarasota Airport, this gem was a real find. My wife had the Haddock and I had the Double Lobster Tails. The wait staff was extremely friendly. The entire meal to include to[ping it off with the Key Lime Pie, was outstanding. By...More

Thank Prestoni
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

went with a Corvette club of 36 people and everyone had good choices for lunch and heard no complaints and several compliments. will definitely go back there when in the area

Thank ninetyninevette
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Looking for a place for lunch in Sarasota and found Captain Brian’s and decided to stop based on the amount of cars in the lot. Great choice. I had the fried clams platter and my husband had the grouper platter. Both were very good and...More

Thank drmakh
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Loved our dinner at Captain Brian's! Started with the smoked Salmon dip - Amazing! I had the fresh grouper with sauteed spinach and my husband had the fresh gulf shrimp stuffed with crab. Perfectly cooked and served hot. Service was also attentive and perfectly timed....More

Thank conneronthego
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Today, Brian’s Seafood hosted 36 members of a local Corvette club for lunch. We want to thank the waitress, cooks, and management for an enjoyable and delicious lunch. All items ordered were tastefully prepared and service was efficient and professional. Again, thank you Brian’s Seafood....More

Thank johnm885
Reviewed 13 March 2018 via mobile

What a nice alternative to corporate seafood restaurants when I walked in I seen the fresh fish clams oysters and mussels in the deli cases which meant I was going to get an excellent fresh seafood dinner tonight and I did the service was fast...More

Thank acmike1965
Reviewed 12 March 2018

We happened to see this place by the side of the highway right near the airport and stopped in for lunch before our flight. We weren't sure what to expect, but it was delicious. I had the fish and chips which was lightly battered and...More

Thank Susan O
Reviewed 11 March 2018

We always find time to visit, as the salad bar is excellent, and the seafood very fresh and fairly priced. You are guaranteed a good meal if you like seafood.

Thank ChrisBrown38
Reviewed 10 March 2018

It is the season of Lent, it was a Friday and we had guests from out of town stopping for dinner out. We chose Captain Brian's because it was handy for them flying into SRQ Airport. Happy hour is 4 to 5:30 which suited them...More

2  Thank Rick M
Reviewed 5 March 2018

We met visiting friends here for lunch after a man they met in their hotel lobby recommended it, and we were glad he did. Two of us had one of the specials, a grouper platter which came with sides of either rice and vegetables or...More

Thank eastmidwest
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Questions & Answers
Jacki L
15 June 2016|
Response from LYULES |
Hi, 1.5; 1.75; 2 lb Maine lobster pricing for Friday, April 13, 2018 for 5 people? Any early bird specials in main lobster?
Helen P
16 July 2015|
Response from Tremendous_Otis |
They now (April 2017) have beer and wine and a full bar.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Television, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
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11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8421 N Tamiami Trl, Sarasota, FL 34243-2015
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Sarasota
  • Phone Number: +1 941-351-4492
Captain Brian's Seafood Market & Restaurant is your local source for the freshest seafood in town. Let us prepare one of our Fresh Market Catch specials for you, or visit our Market and take it home. Our fresh Market Specials change daily and include lobster, fresh Florida jumbo shrimp, New England flounder and much, much more. Established in 1984, we bring fresh catches in daily and also have air shipments flown in everyday. Our other specialties include a live lobster tank, salad bar, the largest choice of fresh fish anywhere in the area, seafood platters for your party and fish and chips to go. Stop in today soon to see the fresh catches we just brought in.
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