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Mar Vista Dockside Restaurant and Pub

760 Broadway St, Longboat Key, FL 34228-1067
+1 941-383-2391
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Overview
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good29%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“tater tots” (77 reviews)
“steamer pot” (28 reviews)
“grouper” (103 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
760 Broadway St, Longboat Key, FL 34228-1067
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Reviewed 30 June 2018 via mobile

Set on the beach and had dinner the food was wonderful. We had shrimp with Old Bay seasoning appetizer that was delicious. I had the grouper my beautiful girlfriend had the shrimp scampi pasta both were excellent dishes. It felt like we were sitting on...More

1  Thank Sean A
Guest S, General Manager at Mar Vista Dockside Restaurant and Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 3 July 2018

Sean, Thank you for the visit and I am glad that you and your girlfriend enjoyed the relaxed atmosphere dockside under the trees. I hope to see you again soon. Anthony Cucci, General Manager

Reviewed 28 June 2018 via mobile

Had a great dinner of fresh seafood while sitting outside. Lauren was a wonderfull waitress!! Great location right on the water. It was nice to take a stroll after a filling meal. Drinks were also served quickly and were quite good. We will definitely visit...More

1  Thank eileenzelno
Guest S, General Manager at Mar Vista Dockside Restaurant and Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 3 July 2018

Eileen, Thank you for the visit. I am glad that you had a wonderful meal with us and that Lauren was able to make it extra special. Anthony Cucci, General Manager

Reviewed 27 June 2018

Lauren was the best server we have ever had in any restaurant!! took her time going over the menu, gave recommendations! talked to us! not just as our server, but as someone who was interested about our experience at the restaurant! Thank you for hiring...More

1  Thank EliGuille3
Guest S, General Manager at Mar Vista Dockside Restaurant and Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 3 July 2018

Eli, Thank you for the visit and thank you for trying some items that many are not adventurous enough to try. Chef Erik has some amazing flavors coming out of those items. I am glad that Lauren was able to guide you to some great...More

Reviewed 25 June 2018 via mobile

The food was excellent and our waitress, Lauren, did a great job accommodating our group. We tried the brussel sprouts on her recommendation that the whole table enjoyed.

1  Thank Sean B
Guest S, General Manager at Mar Vista Dockside Restaurant and Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 3 July 2018

Sean, Thank you so much for the visit. I am glad that Lauren was able to give you and your group had a great experience. Anthony Cucci, General Manager

Reviewed 25 June 2018 via mobile

Come here all the time by boat. Great dock, great food! A longboat key staple. Nice little gift shop as well. And the tile fish risotto this evening, very tasty.

1  Thank Jim C
Guest S, General Manager at Mar Vista Dockside Restaurant and Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 3 July 2018

Jim, Thank you for the visit and being a regular guest with us at Mar Vista. I am glad that you enjoy dining with us. I hope to see you again soon. Anthony Cucci, General Manager

Reviewed 24 June 2018 via mobile

Lauren was awesome! Will be back to visit again. Very helpful and friendly. Awesome place on the water

1  Thank Peggy B
Guest S, General Manager at Mar Vista Dockside Restaurant and Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 3 July 2018

Peggy, Thank you so much for the visit. I am glad that Lauren was able to give you a wonderful meal and I hope to see you again very soon. Anthony Cucci, General Manager

Reviewed 23 June 2018 via mobile

We visited Mari Vista for lunch. Great service and good food. We enjoyed the fresh catch and the tater tot appetizer.

1  Thank Mike L
Guest S, General Manager at Mar Vista Dockside Restaurant and Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 3 July 2018

Mike, Thank you for the visit. I am glad that you enjoyed lunch under the trees. I hope to see you again soon. Anthony Cucci, General Manager

Reviewed 23 June 2018 via mobile

We weren’t really hungry but had just arrived and heard of this place. So we had cocktails and calamari which was excellent. Very tender, a plentiful serving and nice outdoor space. Homemade marinara was great too.

1  Thank arealsweetie
Guest S, General Manager at Mar Vista Dockside Restaurant and Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 3 July 2018

Thank you for the visit and the nice compliments. I am glad that you enjoyed your cocktails and calamari. I hope to see you again soon. Anthony Cucci, General Manager

Reviewed 23 June 2018 via mobile

Our family dined here for a late dinner. We really liked the outdoor seating and it wasn't too warm because of the time of day (9:00pm). I don't know how it is during the day but they have fans and most machines. Our food was...More

1  Thank goreds2008
Guest S, General Manager at Mar Vista Dockside Restaurant and Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 23 June 2018

Thank you for the visit. It looks like you experienced a broad array of the menu and it sounds like you enjoyed all of it. I am glad that you and your family were able to make a great memory of your time in the...More

Reviewed 19 June 2018

If you are on Longboat Key you must visit Mar Vista. I recently discovered it. A hidden away treasure on our island. The food is beach food. A lot of fun...I eat down by the water and love it!

1  Thank weo77
Guest S, General Manager at Mar Vista Dockside Restaurant and Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 21 June 2018

Thank you for coming in to see us. I am glad that you finally found us and enjoyed your visit dockside at Mar Vista. I hope to see you again soon. Anthony Cucci, General Manager

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nancy f
30 May 2018|
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Response from Anthony C | Property representative |
Yes, we have indoor seating.
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capyne
30 October 2017|
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Response from Anthony C | Property representative |
We are holding off on the renovation of the inside until sometime next summer. We do not want to interfere with our busy season.
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Nancy L
18 July 2017|
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Response from Caryn H | Property representative |
Unfortunately the county nor the city has a defined ordinance regarding doggie dining and we cannot take the chance on one customer putting our health certificate in jeopardy. So sorry because we love dogs!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 7 - USD 25
Meals
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, View, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 760 Broadway St, Longboat Key, FL 34228-1067
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Longboat Key
  • Phone Number: +1 941-383-2391
  • E-mail
Description
Enjoy a delicious fresh Florida seafood meal inside the quaint dining room, on the outdoor covered deck or under the ancient Buttonwood Trees overlooking picturesque Sarasota Bay. Farm to fork, gulf to table and pasture to plate. It's waterfront dining with a unique atmosphere. Leave a dollar bill on the wall and a little bit of your heart to find on your return visit. Voted #1 place to Dock and Dine with our own private 14 slip dock. There is no place quite like the Mar Vista for real Florida dining.
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