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Lucky Pelican

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6239 Lake Osprey Dr, Sarasota, FL 34240-8433
+1 941-907-0589
15:00 - 20:30
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Sun 15:00 - 20:30
Mon 11:00 - 14:30
Tue - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri 11:00 - 22:00
Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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Reisterstown, Maryland
1 review
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My family and I were here once on 4/2/17 and will never return. We went on a Sunday afternoon and from what I heard later from people, that is not a good time to go because they close early. My son ordered the fish and chips. I thought that was their specialty. They were completely undercooked and sitting in oil.... More 

Thank purplechic2017
Sarasota, Florida
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130 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was late Saturday 2 PM lunch. There were plenty of open tables. Only two seated outside as very windy. We asked for a booth and carefully read all the specials on the chalk board.(the menu refers to this board but it was behind me and I felt funny standing in aisle to read. I chose the lobster roll 25$... More 

Thank Corvette87
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218 reviews
164 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wow what a surprise, we rocked up Saturday around 7.30pm for dinner and was told there was a 45min wait for a table inside but outside was seat yourself, we were lucky and found a table outside. We were able to watch a steady stream of customers arrive only to discover it was now an hour wait for inside, undeterred... More 

Thank Barry I
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66 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was a really excellent meal! We wanted a casual experience but with amazing seafood. We both ordered off the specials menu and our friendly server Kim was very helpful in helping us make menu choices. I've included an "after" photo of my dish of diver scallops, grilled asparagus, and risotto to demonstrate how delicious this place was.

Thank Chandra M
Atlanta, Georgia
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76 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Many good fish dishes but has burgers & salads as well. Fast & friendly service, very busy at noon. Inside or outside eating area,

Thank Vann H
Sarasota, Florida
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18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had to try this restaurant after reading a lot of misleading reviews concerning the wait-list. The service was quick and the food was delicious. I will back on a regular basis!

Thank james r
Sarasota, Florida
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149 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 April 2017

Love the Lucky Pelican, and got a chance to get there today. We can only try and get there once Snowbird season is over, as most restaurants in our area because of the crowds. We do not even try to get there for dinner do to all the construction in that area but we go for a late lunch when... More 

Thank harrishwhippets
Lakewood Ranch, Florida
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 April 2017

When the locals love this place, you know it's good! Our go to picks are the Ocean Burrito, Homemade soups and fresh salads, Shrimp Grits or fish and chips....I have never had a bad meal here and we are food snobs!

Thank TXFamilyFoodies
Myakka City, Florida
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49 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Went for lunch on a day they said they had whole belly clam basket special, WOW, they were fantastic. I wish I would've asked the price before ordering though...$25.00 for lunch (fries and slaw), see picture. Would not have ordered for that price, silly me. Service for lunch was very good. Went for dinner with friends, everyone had something different,... More 

Thank GuessWho1
Sarasota, Florida
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36 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Another outstanding lunch here. I have eaten here several times now and have never been disappointed. We three ladies had a lot to catch up on so sat outside so we could talk. Our waiter was very polite and did not bug us as he could see we were not in a hurry to order. After ordering our lunches came... More 

Thank flsuep

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Seafood, Soups, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
15:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 14:30
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6239 Lake Osprey Dr, Sarasota, FL 34240-8433
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Sarasota
  • Phone Number: +1 941-907-0589

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?