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8875 Midnight Pass Rd, Sarasota, FL 34242-3838
+1 941-346-2207
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good37%
  • Average21%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (101 reviews)
“stuffed shrimp” (40 reviews)
“turtle pie” (18 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 - 20:30 Hours
Caribbean, American, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
8875 Midnight Pass Rd, Sarasota, FL 34242-3838
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

An evening to remember, good friends with good food, good service, great views and prices were also good.

Thank herv r
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We used to make it a point to stop in here every year when we visit Sarasota. There is inside or outside seating with great views of the bayside. The service was good, although it looked like Natasha our server had too many tables? She...More

Thank Tom M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very enjoyable. When we arrived we were seated on the back deck immediately. Easy to get to. Our appetizers were great and we never felt rushed. Our meal was brought on time we also enjoyed the view during our meal. We liked it so much...More

Thank Jim T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Liked this place. It was close to our resort so we ate and drank there a couple nights. Nice staff, pretty good food. Will be back!

Thank kristinsloan28
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When you live in or are visiting Florida you probably imagine all waterside restaurants are like the Old Florida Fishhouses. While Turtles is waterside, it definitely is more upscale and food is excellent. It much more than fish & fries. If you are on Siesta...More

Thank Patricia P
Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

Speaker our favorite restaurant in Sarasota. Turtles has the 4 elements of great food, super service very reasonable prices, exquisite vistas of the intercostal waterway. We went for their $9.99 Sunday brunch which included a glass of champagne or a mammosa. Our personal favorite dish...More

Thank Byron C
Reviewed 31 August 2018

Wonderful restaurant on the water. Exceptional food with very nice views of the intercoastal waterway. Scallops were exceptional!

Thank Pam B
Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

We had dinner here tonight. They don’t take reservations, but we arrived at 6:00PM and there was plenty of room - perhaps because they have an early dinner option at a discount that ends at that time. We opted for seafood: baked stuffed shrimp, grouper...More

Thank Mary T
Reviewed 16 August 2018 via mobile

I think the food quality has gone downhill in a year. The specials use to be awesome. Not anymore. The garlic potatoes offered were terrible. Mushy potatoes similar to potato soup and no garlic. Crab cakes had no taste. Vegetable medley was also mushy. Probably...More

Thank Nana4
Reviewed 12 August 2018

There’s nothing fancy here - the food is average and pretty basic. The service is friendly and efficient, however, and the prices are on the low side of moderate. A definite plus is the location - right on the water. You can eat outside right...More

Thank ronzam
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Questions & Answers
Sandy C
23 February 2018|
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Response from Craig K | Reviewed this property |
Yes, it's on the water, but on the bayside. Nice and tranquil.
Judy H
4 January 2018|
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Response from LisaG3213 | Reviewed this property |
Unfortunately not, missed the season by 2 weeks..
Anne S
24 October 2016|
Response from Melissa R | Reviewed this property |
HI!! I think 7...go and have fun!!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
View, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
10:00 - 20:30
10:00 - 20:30
10:00 - 20:30
10:00 - 20:30
10:00 - 20:30
10:00 - 20:30
10:00 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8875 Midnight Pass Rd, Sarasota, FL 34242-3838
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Sarasota
  • Phone Number: +1 941-346-2207
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