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201 Gulf of Mexico Dr, Longboat Key, FL 34228-4022 (Longboat Club)
+1 941-383-5593
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04:30 - 09:30
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Sun 16:30 - 21:00
Mon - Sat 04:30 - 09:30
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27 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2016

We ordered a variety of fish and steak and everything was great. Our service was great too. Great salad bar.

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Aintree
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2016

went with friends at Thanksgiving. ordered Apéritifs and while we were waiting had to witness a supervisor chastising a junior member of staff who was actually thanking said supervisor for her "advice". In hindsight that was the time to leave. the Apéritifs arrived one by one (there were only seven of us), why they couldn't have been prepared and all... More 

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Lake Bluff, United States
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50 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2016

We love Chart House and always come to their Happy Hour if we're near any of their locations. They have wonderfully scenic vistas and you absolutely cannot find better happy hour prices and selection. We have tried everything on their happy hour menu and it's all fabulous! Great bartenders, delicious cocktails and food and always a beautiful sunset. This location... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2016

My husband and I celebrated Christmas dinner at The Chart House on Longboat Key. You are definitely paying for the view. The view is beautiful as with most waterfront restaurants on Longboat or Lido but the food was disappointing. My husband had shrimp cocktail for an appetizer which was served with a stunning presentation but the taste was nothing special.... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2016

The Chart House – 201 Gulf of Mexico Dr., Longboat Key, FL 34228 (941) 383-5593, chart-house.com Went with friends on New Year’s Eve for dinner – Not sure what to say. Been here a couple of times for NYE and this time it was ok – just nothing special. The view can be nice if you are facing the water... More 

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2016

We were reluctant to go here based on quite a bit of the reviews across different sources. Not sure why as we had great food for dinner though the service is very slow and needed some prodding. Our bartender before sitting for dinner was really nice and personable, we ordered the Chilled Lobster & Shrimp Spring Rolls from her and... More 

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Rockport, Maine USA
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2015 via mobile

It was all very average. I am very fond of the Chart House mahi in other locations and I was not disappointed here; but they were out of potatoes and substituted a bland white rice, which was disappointing. The creamed spinach side is very good, if you can afford the calories. The service was just plain weird; waiter was distracted... More 

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New York City, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Chart House offers very good dining but we really enjoy their daily Happy Hour which runs from 5:00 PM to 6:30 PM. What is special is their bar menu which offers excellent small plates at very attractive prices. Of particular note are the delicious shrimp tacos and beef sliders. My wife and I might each order shrimp tacos and split... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 December 2015 via mobile

Of course on Christmas Day one can expect mediocre food However my food was not EVEN mediocre it was BAD. I am at home being sick! My fish was dried out over cooked and nasty and the topper I picked (Oscar ) was ice cold. For $45.00 it was horrendous then they had the audacity to charge me $9.00 more... More 

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Lawrenceville, New Jersey
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 December 2015

Bar service attentive but impersonal. Food average. Went for happy hour and it was crowded. Prices good. Good view of sunset but we went n a cloudy day.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 50
Cuisine
American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner, Breakfast, 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
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, View
Open Hours
Sunday
16:30 - 21:00
Monday
04:30 - 09:30
Tuesday
04:30 - 09:30
Wednesday
04:30 - 09:30
Thursday
04:30 - 09:30
Friday
04:30 - 09:30
Saturday
04:30 - 09:30
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
Description
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?