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Farlow's On The Water

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2080 S McCall Rd, Englewood, FL 34224-4542
+1 941-474-5343
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11:00 - 21:00
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Sun 11:30 - 15:00
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Mon - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Englewood
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Farlow's is probably the most favorite restaurant in Englewood. The food is outstanding, focusing most on seafoods. The setting is beautiful, along a curving canal. Most evenings there is music. The only reason I gave a 4 is that Farlow's doesn't take reservations and calling ahead hasn't worked either. We will wait until the winter crowds are gone then return.

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Winfield, Illinois
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Great food, live music and ambience on an inland waterway. Attentive waitress. Live not too loud music from a veranda area just outside the eating area. Inside and outside seating with heaters if you needed them on a cool night. Very good seafood. More than just a casual restaurant but not real dressy.

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Sarasota, Florida
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22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This was my second time at this delightful restaurant with Caribbean and American cuisine selections. Full bar including my favorite, frozen drinks. The frozen strawberry Margaritas were both pretty and delicious! Interesting fresh scrumptious salads that went beyond the ordinary including ingredients like hearts of palm, candied pecans and some of the crispest tastiest greens I have ever eaten. I... More 

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White Bear Lake, Minnesota
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32 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Stopped for lunch the day we arrived in Englewood. Had a great lunch. Service was relaxed (not slow), which was fine as we were waiting to check in to our rental. We noticed they had a Reuben sandwich on the menu and decided to go back for St. Patrick's Day. The corned beef was absolutist delicious. Glad we found this... More 

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Heidelberg, Germany
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63 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Had lunch today with some guests and the food and service was excellent. The grouper sandwich was very good. The fish was cooked properly and the French fries were crispy and hot. Basic food but prepared with care. I complimented the polite and efficient waitress about the quality and preparation of the food . I also told her to compliment... More 

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Venice, Fl, United States
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We were a party of four - all ordered a different entre. They offered to show the fish to one diner before cooking it - great. When my tuna steak came, the waitress noticed me slicing it and said "that is to tough - not Farlow's standard". She took my meal, replaced it with a second tuna (which was excellent)... More 

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Thank William R
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

What an excellent meal and what wonderful service by Wendy for drinks while we waited for a table and then Cathy who guided us to an excellent selection of dinners and desert. We will be back.

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Thank Jeff A
Laurie F, Owner at Farlow's On The Water, responded to this review

Jeff, we sure do love our staff, so we'll be sure to pass your kind words along to Wendy and Cathy. We're so glad you had a delicious meal with us, and we can't wait until your next visit! Take care 'till then, Laurie and Keith, Owners More 

Punta Gorda, Florida
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51 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Nice outdoor ambiance. Jason our server had the hospitality of a wet fish! Slow and inattentive. Excited at first to try a grapefruit beer and escargot. Both delicious. Escargot was a hit! Well downhill from there. The presentation of the dinner was cafeteria like. Roasted Brussels sprouts strewn on the plate, a piece of Caribbean triggerfish so small, it looked... More 

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Thank Connie R
Laurie F, Owner at Farlow's On The Water, responded to this review

Connie, thanks for taking the time to leave us a rating and a detailed review. While we're glad you loved our Escargot, we're sorry you weren't as impressed with your entrees. We want to clarify that we work hard every day to provide nothing but quality service and delicious, flavorful food, so we're sorry to hear that wasn't quite the... More 

Duluth, Minnesota
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Started with coconut shrimp appetizer, the absolute best we have ever eaten! Then had the mahi mahi, with jerk sauce and Carribean salsa - perfectly done and incredibly delicious. My husband had the stuffed scallops, loved them. We will without a doubt come back soon!

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Thank Scott L
Laurie F, Owner at Farlow's On The Water, responded to this review

Scott, from the Coconut Shrimp to the Mahi Mahi to the Stuffed Scallops -- we're so glad you loved it all! Thanks so much for taking the time to leave us an all-star rating and some kind words. We can't wait until the next time you join us for a meal. Take care 'till then, Laurie and Keith, Owners More 

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30 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Friends took us here and told us we would love it. They were right. Music is good, service was excellent and the food was great.. medium to expensive cost for drinks and food. If you are near here, I recommend going. In season, expect to wait for a table unless you make reservations

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Thank ksfabry
Laurie F, Owner at Farlow's On The Water, responded to this review

Hey there! From the music to the service to the food -- we are so glad you had an all-around great experience here. We appreciate your recommending us, and we're looking forward to your next visit. Take care, Laurie and Keith, Owners More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Caribbean, Seafood, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, View, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 15:00
15:30 - 20:00
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2080 S McCall Rd, Englewood, FL 34224-4542
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Englewood
  • Phone Number: +1 941-474-5343
Description
After you experience a meal at Farlow's On The Water, you'll find this restaurant will quickly become a favorite place for you, your family and friends.All our food is made fresh daily. We use the freshest fish and seafood, meats and produce we can find. Come and enjoy items from a menu that features a variety of delicious appetizers, entrees, desserts, tropical drinks, and gluten-free options. Choose from some of our signature dishes, such as Seafood Pie, our fresh catch fish selections, and beautiful salads, like our Cranberry Chicken Salad or our Crab Salad.The herbs used in our delicious dishes are grown in our garden here at the restaurant. You are welcome to tour the garden and allow your taste buds to be teased by the scent of parsley, basil and rosemary.Farlow's offers live music Wednesday through Sunday nights. Join us for a great meal filled with delicious food, refreshing drinks from our full bar, a beautiful view from our inside or open air dining rooms and fun entertainment.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?