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Lido Beach Restaurant

400 Benjamin Franklin Dr, Public Beach Pavillion, Sarasota, Lido Key, FL 34236-2005
+1 941-388-0400
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good28%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“lobster roll” (24 reviews)
“fish tacos” (7 reviews)
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American, Bar, Fast food
400 Benjamin Franklin Dr, Public Beach Pavillion, Sarasota, Lido Key, FL 34236-2005
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Reviewed 6 days ago

This is a great place to eat on the beach. I've had a number of different things here and always been pleased, especially with their specials. I highly recommend it We love the lobster roll, discounted on Sundays.

Thank bnbretirees
Reviewed 8 August 2018

Went here based solely on the reviews and it was true; the best Lobster Roll I have had. It is hard to find as there are no outside signs, you need to go to the public parking lot and make your way around to the...More

Thank Alex_from_YYZ
Reviewed 12 July 2018 via mobile

Gabe and his team do a fabulous job. The food is great and portion size is large. We have eaten burgers , lobster roll, steak sandwich , fries , grilled cheese and all good. Cold beers , cold drinks go down well also. All in...More

Thank kingshearer080
Reviewed 24 June 2018

I got a delicious lobster sandwich from here. It is not particularly cheap, about 13 bucks I think, but then again it is lobster.

Thank wendy752
Reviewed 27 May 2018

Well we made it up to Lido beach for the first time so wanted to try the beach restaurant. It was really good. We both had the beef hotdogs, cheese fries and hubby had bear. It’s nice to have a cool little restaurant right close...More

1  Thank Lindamaj1
Reviewed 23 April 2018

Lido Beach Restaurant is located just off Lido public beach, it is a concessions styled eatery with plenty of outdoor tables. The portions are generous and delicious, I had the lobster roll (Lido) a Philly styled bun, buttered and grilled just right, topped with avocados,...More

1  Thank happytraveler709
Reviewed 7 April 2018 via mobile

Man this place is great. Best seafood on the beach or in area really. Plus alcohol 🍷 🍺.. If your staying at Lido beach Resort save some cash and eat here for lunch or take it with you.

Thank Kctravelers4
Reviewed 4 March 2018

This was a real surprise. Heading to the beach we saw a small gathering of booths offering local items for sale. After walking that we walked the Lido beach, not overcrowded compared to Ft Myers Beach, etc. The portions we way bigger than expected with...More

Thank James H
Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

Fish Tacos with homemade salsa - Delicious! We ate here during a visit to Lido Beach and fell in love. The people were super friendly and fun. Our food was excellent with huge potions. The menu had a wide variety of items with several choices...More

Thank Teresa S
Reviewed 21 February 2018 via mobile

For what it is and where it is, this little snack bar can’t be beat! Great lobster rolls and I saw someone else eating amazing onion rings.

Thank Katherine S
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17 May 2018|
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Response from happytraveler709 | Reviewed this property |
Lobster rolls are $11, $12, $13 depending on the style, they come with different toppings.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 19:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 400 Benjamin Franklin Dr, Public Beach Pavillion, Sarasota, Lido Key, FL 34236-2005
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Sarasota  >  Lido Key
  • Phone Number: +1 941-388-0400
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