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Pops Sunset Grill

112 Circuit Rd, Nokomis, FL 34275-3006
+1 941-488-3177
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good35%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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American, Bar, Seafood, Grill, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
112 Circuit Rd, Nokomis, FL 34275-3006
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Wanted to find a casual waterfront restaurant near Casey Key, and this fit the bill. Can't say enough about Nick, our server, whose efficiency and enthusiasm to accommodate us, really makes a difference when dining casually. Drinks were actually quite generous - got the tropical...More

Thank jr71
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Great food and ambiance if you enjoy a water view. Service is always great. Which is unusual in the area.

Thank Janet F
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Love this place. Our server was incredible - funny and helpful. My friend was great. I had the mahi sandwich and vegetable skewers. The setting is amazing with boats going by and pelicans flying by. I want to go at night and try the rounds...More

Thank Kim S
Reviewed 5 days ago

Went here solely on all the great reviews. My seafood was very fresh however not seasoning. We got our food to go(the 20 minutes we were quoted turned into 45 minutes) and a few of the sides were missing. I can't say I'd go back...More

Thank photohistorians
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wow we had a great time here the hamburgers were amazing The View right on the water was perfect and the drinks were phenomenal! Can't wait to go back!

Thank beth ann h
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a local joint in Venice Florida. Food was very good service was so-so. My husband had the mixed grill pot so kind of like a seafood boil. had corn potatoes and great seafood. I had shrimp, also very good.

Thank 351debs
Don P, Owner at Pops Sunset Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello 351debs! Thank you for making Pops your stop recently and for taking the time to share your nice experience on TA! We hope to see you again soon! Cheers, Don

Reviewed 1 week ago

Rather disappointing. Food was average and service poor. Waitress got food order wrong and then a drink order wrong, but nice recovery ... salads had wilted and black lettuce. Atmosphere and setting great.More

Thank 176snowbird
Don P, Owner at Pops Sunset Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Greetings 176snowbird! Thank you for your recent visit to Pops and taking the time to comment on TA. I am sorry to see that we did not meet your expectations! We have a great Guest Service Team that would have tried to correct any short...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

The service at Pop's is top-notch! My husband asked for a souvenir cup for his drink...the waiter brought us back 5! Whenever we travel to Sarasota, Pop's is on our list. We love watching the boats and feeling the cool breeze as we eat. I...More

Thank Paula A
Don P, Owner at Pops Sunset Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Greetings Paula A! Thanks for coming to see us at Pops year after year! We appreciate your nice compliments on TA and also that you like the souvenir cups! They are great by the pool or beach! Cheers, Don

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Arrive early because at 3pm it becomes very busy. We eat lunch at 2pm and it was quite and the service was good. At 3, happy hour began and it became very busy. Food was OK but the view was outstanding.

Thank dowaditty641
Don P, Owner at Pops Sunset Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi dowaditty641! Thank you for your continued patronage of Pops and for taking the time to share your very nice compliments on TA! Hurry back! Cheers, Don

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The atmosphere is very good as restaurant is on the intercoastal waterway. Visited on Thursday evening, no wait. Staff was helpful and accommodating. Food was very good. The only negative.....ordered fried shrimp and scallops....while they were cooked perfectly, there were only 5 shrimp and 5...More

Thank nctravelerharley
Don P, Owner at Pops Sunset Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Greetings nctravelerharley! Thank you for visiting Pops Sunset Grill and for sharing your nice experience on TA! I was sorry to see that you're entrée although tasty, did not satisfy your expectations! Give us a try on Burger Monday's the next time you are in...More

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Maureen B
27 May 2017|
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Response from Don P | Property representative |
Greetings! Thank you for inquiring about our very popular Burger Mondays! We will begin to feature half off all burgers beginning Monday, June 19th. Come early! Cheers, Don
4 April 2017|
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Response from Don P | Property representative |
Hi- no we do not! Come and have a great time! However- seating is for patrons dining or beveraging-
carol ann W
15 March 2017|
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Response from Don P | Property representative |
Greetings carol ann w- thank you for your inquiry- we do not allow dogs in our outside seating area with the exception of service dogs-
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 15 - USD 20
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids, View, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 112 Circuit Rd, Nokomis, FL 34275-3006
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Nokomis
  • Phone Number: +1 941-488-3177
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Pops features fresh grilled seafood, oyster bar items, over sized burgers, sandwiches & wraps. Daily Specials and weekend entertainment.We now feature several Craft Beers on Tap and by the bottle. We have seating for large groups and welcome families. Pops is a local favorite. Try one of our Fresh Oven Baked Flat breads or nosh on a basket of fried shrimp, clams or crab cakes. Our little place is located right on the water, we are laid back and have an excellent team of friendly, accommodating and knowledgeable staff! Drop by for Happy Hour 3-6 Daily!
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