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Walt's Fish Market

4144 S Tamiami Trl, Sarasota, FL 34231-3608
+1 941-921-4605
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good28%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“fresh fish” (156 reviews)
“seafood” (333 reviews)
“hog snapper” (50 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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4144 S Tamiami Trl, Sarasota, FL 34231-3608
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Reviewed 3 days ago

My wife and I ate here on Tuesday, August 21st, 2018. After vacationing in Sarasota for literally over 20 years, and driving by this place and even stopping in to look at it once, we decided to finally try it this year. We had read...More

Thank SmokyMtnMan6643
Reviewed 3 days ago

Walts Fish Market has been around for years. I like buying locally caught fish whenever possible. There's just something about fresh fish that our family really like. Unless you're going to catch it yourself, Walts in the next best option! Sometimes, the shrimp doesn't taste...More

Thank Jim S
Reviewed 4 days ago

It's like a picnic place with a store attached so you can get your seafood to take home. Nothing fancy, just good seafood.

Thank lildoc3
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Everyone should make a trip here for delicious food! We were seated right away. As drink orders were taken we were served crackers with amazing “fish dip/spread”. I don’t know what it’s called (I think the waitress said whitefish was in it). It was so...More

Thank Diane B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We recently went to Walt's for the first time for lunch. There is an outside seating area as well as inside seating. The seafood market display case is right next to the indoor seating area. Staff was very friendly and we were seated right away....More

Thank moneylab
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Awesome Seafood and great prices. I love the Tuna, Flounder and Trout. Also the shell fish. Great service.

Thank Joanne K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A bit of genuinely old Florida in the midst of modern Sarasota. Celebrating 100 years of good cooking, live entertainment & take away seafood market. Known for the motto: "The fish we sell today, slept in the Gulf last night." Extensive menu, soups, salads, fried...More

Thank arockefellerview
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is Old Florida at it's best! Just turned 100 years old with a lot of charm and they have perfected how to cook and serve a great meal at great price. No reservations taken so I suggest to get there early to beat the...More

Thank Tom G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Food was average, service was average, very crowded with tables on top of each other. Table behind us was crammed in the same as we were. Husband ordered food on the menu they didn't have, for the second time. There are too many good places...More

Thank Julie O
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent seafood Very fresh and cooked in a perfect manner The place has a special look & feel, you can feel the soul of this place

Thank Bwiti I
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Response from Kristi V | Reviewed this property |
I don’t think so
15 September 2017|
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Response from Flabluefan1 | Property representative |
We're planning to be open by the end of next week. Look forward to seeing you when you come'
30 May 2017|
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Response from angeline p | Reviewed this property |
I am not certain about the Blue Crab. Their phone number is 941-921-4605. You can ask your questions directly to the establishment
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids, Bar Scene
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4144 S Tamiami Trl, Sarasota, FL 34231-3608
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Sarasota
  • Phone Number: +1 941-921-4605
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