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Chart House

201 Gulf of Mexico Dr, Longboat Key, FL 34228-4022
+1 941-383-5593
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good27%
  • Average17%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible5%
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“prime rib” (58 reviews)
“lava cake” (28 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
201 Gulf of Mexico Dr, Longboat Key, FL 34228-4022
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The Bartender named Kristin was not welcoming. Kristin was not friendly and she made "Happy Hour" unhappy hour with her sour attitude. We has drinks and a appetizer at the Bar. Kenneth was kind and accommodating, however Kristen was cold and curt. After our drinks...More

Thank Anita B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had steak and shrimp cocktail, interesting drinks, good location with good service. Good view of the harbor/marina and fast seating.

Thank S W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were so disappointed in our last visit to the Chart House. The food used to be fabulous but the quality has dropped. It's my Moms favorite, so we always go there on her birthday. One bright spot was the coconut shrimp; which was actually...More

Thank SaraSota34239
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

You pay for the view. This is one of the most expensive dinners my wife and I didn't really enjoy. We ordered filet mignon and it was only OK. At $40 I was expecting so much more flavor than we got. Another woman in our...More

Thank 863steveno
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Been to several restaurants on long boat. This one was different. First the location and view was incredible. Service was great from he moment we walked in. Food really was exceptional. Loved the experience. Other restaurants should use the Chart House as the new standard.

Thank davidtannenholz
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

To start, we had a 4pm reservation and we still had to wait 15 min for the table to be "prepared" even though they weren't busy at all. Next, we were seated under an AC vent that dripped condensation on my sister's face and place...More

Thank Theresa C
Reviewed 13 August 2017

Great view, good happy hour. Slow service. Food was served cold and overcooked. Won't be going back for dinner.

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Reviewed 10 August 2017

My wife and I were in the area and have been a long time LSC member always loving CH. We stopped by for a light bite on our way to back to Naples. We sat a bar table like we usually do in a CH...More

Thank Brian J
Reviewed 8 August 2017

The salad bar is still nice and the server KRISTINA was great THE MEAT was the problem next time we will order fish.

Thank phil B
Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

A must place to go on Longboat Key. The food was delicious and the service impeccable. We would definitely recommend this place for any occasion. The waiter was friendly and very attentive.

Thank TSierer
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Jerry S
23 May 2017|
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Response from Howard W | Reviewed this property |
They do. Very nice selection
Stephen H
28 February 2017|
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Response from Lennie_19 | Reviewed this property |
I wear shorts to this restaurant...no cut-off's, etc. During past 5-6 visits, probably 50% of gents wore shorts. This IS Florida so shorts are acceptable almost anywhere, including the Chart House. Be comfy, be casual... More
1 December 2016|
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Response from Renee R | Reviewed this property |
yes open xmas and have great specials
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 50
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Kids, View, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
16:30 - 22:00
16:30 - 22:00
16:30 - 22:00
16:30 - 22:00
16:30 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 201 Gulf of Mexico Dr, Longboat Key, FL 34228-4022
    (Longboat Club)
  • Public Transportation: In front of restaurant on Gulf of Mexico Drive
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Longboat Key
  • Phone Number: +1 941-383-5593
Located just west of Sarasota on beautiful Longboat Key, Chart House boasts a dramatic interior décor that almost outshines its stunning view of the Gulf of Mexico. Combine the extraordinary setting with outstanding cuisine, & it’s not hard to see why this tropical retreat is a longtime favorite. Since 1961, Chart House has been dedicated to providing the ideal dining experience. With 29 historic, waterfront & showcase locations across the U.S., Chart House offers spectacular views & exceptional service that you’re sure to enjoy. From signature fish specialties and seafood to succulent steaks, our renowned chefs have tailored a menu to complement local cuisine while introducing a hint of the exotic. Choose from our famous entrées such as Macadamia Crusted Mahi, Miso Glazed Salmon & our slow-roasted Prime Rib. We also offer a daily selection of fresh fish, an extensive collection of fine wines and our famous Hot Chocolate Lava Cake. Fabulous happy hour and patio!
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