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Lock 'n Key Pub Restaurant

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2045 N Beach Rd, Englewood, FL 34223-5711
+1 941-474-1517
11:00 - 22:00
Closed now
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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79 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Stopped here for and early dinner and was pleasantly surprised. Great menu with many unique choice and mouth watering descriptions. Service was excellent, prices were a bit high but about normal for being near the Beach on the Gulf. Food was hot, super fresh fish, prepared perfectly. Definitely worth the stop. Only negative I can provide is that parking is... More 

Thank Kecz
Rochester, New York
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4 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This pub is very popular with the locals and visitors. The menu was varied, but had a lot of seafood dishes. The prices were mid range. We saw a spectacular sunset from our table.

Thank cathypopp
Highworth, United Kingdom
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243 reviews
171 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Although we have been visiting the Lock n' Key for quite a few years, this has only ever previously been for drinks. However, after only planning to stay for drinks again, we were tempted by the look of other customer's food, so decided to dine. What a good decision it turned out to be, as the food was not only... More 

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Rotonda West, Florida
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96 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant has the absolute best salads. I had the grilled chicken and my friend had the Caesar with shrimp. We couldn't find anything wrong if we tried. In addition, They gave us a nice chunk of their pumpkin bread. That bread is the absolute best I have ever had! I bought a loaf to go!

Thank pumpkin068
silver lake
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40 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Checking out the area for first time. Sunday happy hour all day with pull tickets....as mentioned in other reviews. Fun! Best backend grouper sandwich I've EVER had in Florida. I come down quite often. Been in The Keys, Tampa, St Petersburg, Sarasota, Treasure Island. First time fish was not dry and overcooked. Large portion as well. Our server was wonderful!... More 

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Margate, Florida
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84 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Lock and key is like a step into the past. The interior has not been updated in years.the drinks were mostly ice, we mentioned to waitress, but no adjustment or apology from management, Food was quite good. the restaurant is large, the parking area small, but it is a beach restaurant and considering that it is good.

Thank Jemmie33063
Venice, Florida
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52 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I were looking for a good steak. We took a ride down the key to Lock & Key in Englewood. We have never had a bad meal there. I had the NY strip steak and my husband had the prime rib. Both were excellent and cooked to perfection! The meal started off with steamers, to die for!... More 

Thank Tricia M
Westerville, Ohio
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17 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We come to Englewood once a year to visit family for Thanksgiving. As soon as we can break away from them my husband and I head to Lock 'n Key for drinks. While you can't see the ocean from the restaurant, it is directly across the street from the usually spotless Englewood Beach. Outdoor seating is nice, service always good... More 

Thank Suzanne V
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311 reviews
174 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 131 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I were here for lunch and it was sooo good. I had the Salad with coconut shrimp and it was just fabulous. I have tried the South Beach Salad in the past and that is great too. The fresh pumpkin bread is an added bonus!

Thank easterntreker
Appleton, Wisconsin, United States
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32 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Food is okay. Ordered fish platter and never should have had it fried: they fried the grouper so much it was crunchy and super thin. Everything I had was over cooked.

Thank Johnnierich

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, View, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2045 N Beach Rd, Englewood, FL 34223-5711
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Englewood
  • Phone Number: +1 941-474-1517

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?