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Old Salty Dog

€€ - €€€American, , Seafood
1601 Ken Thompson Pkwy, Sarasota, FL 34236-1005
+1 941-388-4311
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good43%
  • Average17%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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American, Bar, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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1601 Ken Thompson Pkwy, Sarasota, FL 34236-1005
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Reviewed 4 days ago

My wife and I visited the Old Salty Dog on our first visit to the area. The calamari appetizer and both of our dishes (dozen oysters & grilled combo plate) were great. The location on the water is great as well. We plan to return.

Thank Scott H
Reviewed 4 days ago

Nice location, pleasant food but they need to slow the service down. On this occasion we felt like we were being force fed with the starter and main course arriving within minutes of each other. Server was good and took it back, but returned with...More

Thank colin g
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Love the ambiance but I am done with the poor quality. Great place for a drink, skip the food! Both locations same issue...I find it's more of a tourist destination.

Thank klruct123
Reviewed 5 days ago

Great atmosphere right on the water. We docked the boat here and had lunch. I had steamed shrimp which was great. They had a highchair for our baby and put us in the shade on the deck which was great.

Thank Christine W
Reviewed 1 week ago

I took a group of 45 to the Old Salty Dog. We had a great experience. They were prepared for us , food came out fast, waitresses were amazing and the food was delicious.

Thank Eileen C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Didn't eat dinner here but good appetizers. Good service. Nice outdoor seating. So so band. Easy access.

Thank Terri H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went here for lunch last weekend with our friends who live in Sarasota and it was great. We were lucky enough to sit on the outside deck overlooking the water so there was a nice cool breeze. There is a large menu with plenty of...More

Thank pandpflynn
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a cool place to grab a quick bite. We had a table on the deck right next to the water. Food and drinks were good. When on Lido Key make sure you take the time to find this place.

1  Thank A2222TVwilliamh
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We are on vacation and wanted a laid back place not far from where we are staying on Longboat Key. We have seen tons of people going here so we decided to try. We were NOT disappointed especially with two tired kids. Danielle our server...More

Thank prep33grl
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Right on the bay, great views, boat right up. Yummy food and very relaxed. Bar and TVs to watch games. Can't go wrongly.

Thank Barry P
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Questions & Answers
25 December 2016|
AnswerShow all 5 answers
Response from Joshua P | Reviewed this property |
They do serve hamburgers, hotdogs, and chicken fingers.
28 December 2015|
Response from aVeryCoolGuy69 |
no i don't think so
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$29
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, View, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:30
07:00 - 09:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
07:00 - 09:30
11:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 09:30
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1601 Ken Thompson Pkwy, Sarasota, FL 34236-1005
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Sarasota
  • Phone Number: +1 941-388-4311
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Serving Sarasota for Over 25 years!The Old Salty Dog first opened its door for business in Siesta Key Village back on November 1st 1986. The owners original concept was to take a small popular village beer and hot dog stand and turn it into a casual Restaurant and Pub. They have mixed the best of the Florida Keys and their British heritage to create a fun family environment that is appealing to people from all walks of life.There are now 2 locations and they are patronized not only by their many regular local customers and characters but they also enjoy abundant new and repeat business from all over the United States and from around the World.
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