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Lucky Pelican

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6239 Lake Osprey Dr, Sarasota, FL 34240-8433
+1 941-907-0589
11:00 - 21:00
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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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Thunder Bay, Canada
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87 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This is a favourite of ours for fish and fresh fish is what you get. There is always a wait and sometimes it gets very hectic even on a week day night. We started with two salads the house ok but the Greek didn't come with feta cheese but some kind of shredded white cheese. I had the grilled grouper... More 

Thank Fullbellies
Framingham, Massachusetts
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This place came highly recommended but was simply average. Their texting method for seating was way off. Got a text saying, come to check in, your table will be ready in an estimated 12 minutes....the 12 minutes was up, then almost 30 minutes later we were seated. Menu was strange as it did not tell you what came with your... More 

Thank 138MikeP
Schenectady, New York
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53 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We came back here to enjoy another great meal. Came last year and it was wonderful. We were NOT disappointed this year. Had a fried oyster Po Boy...wow to die for. Lobster Bisque was excellent as were the meals of my 3 companions. Great service! Disappointed that they were out of fried green tomatoes😥 will definitely come here again.

Thank Bigguy304
Saugerties, New York
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This review is solely on the food as my mom ran in to pick up food to go for lunch and we didn't sit in the restaurant (my mom, however, has eaten inside and outside and loves it). I ordered Dixie's "Ocean Burrito" and it was absolutely delicious! It was a really good amount of food, which I inhaled, never... More 

Thank arahsas
Ottawa, Canada
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19 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Went there with an other couple- for lunch. Service was good and fast. The server knew is menu of the day by heart ! Great selection! You can have the "catch" of the day. We had fish'n'chip --- salad was so good, not too much sweet or vinaigar- the fish A+++ Fries A+++ And the key lime pie- real whipped... More 

Thank GatineauMarie
Auburn, New York
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127 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 219 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A late lunch at Lucky Pelican Bistro did not disappoint. A large variety of fresh fish is on the menu. Panko crusted haddock was delicious and the lobster rolls were the best we have found in Sarasota. Highly recommend!

Thank kgfarr19
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63 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

There were many items on the menu that appealed to me! I chose the Reuben and it came hot and juicy! The Cole slaw was made with vinegar (I prefer with mayo) but it was tasty also.

Thank Emmy D
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I had the seared scallop salad, and it was truly outstanding! Each of us really enjoyed our meals. The service was very good even though they were a bit busy. Our server listed to our orders, and then made a few recommendations - which turned out to really compliment our meal. I will definitely come to this restaurant again if... More 

Thank Jenny H
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Dined at the Lucky Pelican three times while in Sarasota in January and February. They have a large assortment of fresh fish daily they grill, bake, or blacken. Don't pass this restaurant up when your in Sarasota Florida.

Thank Jim S
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Tuna Tartare is wonderful and Kim and Jim the Bartenders are the best !!!! Several different type oysters on the half shell to choose from

Thank Dan P

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
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
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, 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?