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Marina Jack

2 Marina Plaza, Sarasota, FL 34236-8997
+1 941-365-4232
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Overview
  • Excellent41%
  • Very good34%
  • Average16%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“seafood salad” (22 reviews)
“fries” (54 reviews)
“sea bass” (18 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 am - 11:00 pm Hours
CUISINES
American, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Food
Service
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
2 Marina Plaza, Sarasota, FL 34236-8997
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
Sponsored by: Marina Jack
1. Great food, service and view!
"It was our first time visiting Marina Jack."
Kelly S
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2. Best Waterfront View!
"It is one of the few places in town to eat with a water view."
cruzengrl
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3. Live Music!
"Live music. Very nice atmosphere. I recommend"
OLGA P
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Went to the Marina Jack dining room for date night. Great spot to see the sunset and Sarasota Bay. We had a reservation, and we were seated promptly. Had a great server, and his timing was excellent. Good wine list and reasonably priced. Good menu...More

Thank L A D
GregC2963, General Manager at Marina Jack, responded to this reviewResponded today

Thanks for taking the time to write a review, and we appreciate you and look forward to your next visit with us.

Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed 18 July 2018

For as long as we have vacationed in Sarasota, Marina Jack has been a must stop for lunch or dinner. There isn't a restaurant in town that can beat its incomparable combination of food and view. Located at 2 Marina Plaza, on the waterfront overlooking...More

Thank Taylor B
Greg C, General Manager at Marina Jack, responded to this reviewResponded 19 July 2018

Thank you for all the nice words, its so nice to hear when our guests feel this way about us! We look forward to your next visit.

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Ate here and very much enjoyed the food and looking at the boats (and yachts). It was busy but service was prompt. They also had live music.

Thank Jennifer M
GregC2963, General Manager at Marina Jack, responded to this reviewResponded today

Thanks for joining us Jennifer, nice to hear you liked the scenery!

Reviewed 4 days ago

After holidaying in Longboat Key Florida for 20 yrs we called into Marina Jacks Restaurant for the first time. A very pleasurable experience we ate in the upper Dining Room having earlier enjoyed a drink in the casual waterside bar/ bistro restaurant. The upper restaurant...More

Thank gedb850
GregC2963, General Manager at Marina Jack, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for the nice words its so nice to hear how you enjoyed a few parts of our operation! See you next time...

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After a really long day of traveling my husband and I checked into our Sarasota hotel and wanted to grab an easy meal. We walked over to Marina Jacks. Since it was later on a Tuesday night, it wasn’t busy and we were seated immediately....More

Thank Missy F
GregC2963, General Manager at Marina Jack, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for all the nice words, we look forward to your next visit with us!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great food, great ambiance and just a great time. This is a fun place with indoor and outdoor dining in a spectacular setting. I was there for a function so i can’t comment of the prices, but everyone at the event had a fantastic time.

Thank eilat59
GregC2963, General Manager at Marina Jack, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thanks so much for the glowing review! We love hearing when our guests have a great experience. See you next time

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is my second review of Marina Jack, but this time we had lunch in the upstairs dining room...what a treat! We were greeted and promptly seated. Our server, Klaudia, was exceptional! Among the four of us, we had Grilled Chilean Salmon, Korean BBQ Shortribs,...More

Thank bluegrassbabe
GregC2963, General Manager at Marina Jack, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your nice words! Reviews like this makes doing what we do so rewarding.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were looking for a great water view to enjoy lunch and finally found this place. We walked in through the outdoor bar area first but decided to go right to patio eating with umbrellas. We proceeded to sit down and within 2 minutes the...More

1  Thank Eva G
GregC2963, General Manager at Marina Jack, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Eva, We do not have an employee named "Marco". I would love to find out more about this if you are willing to call me Greg 941-365-4232. Thank you for your time we want to make this right.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Needs a remodel to bring it back to its potential. Outside bar and cafe is nice but hot. Inside is old elegant. Expensive foraverage meal.

1  Thank richard s
GregC2963, General Manager at Marina Jack, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for your response Richard, we look forward to some of the new changes coming in 2019. We just finished re-carpeting our dining room and I'm excited about our new changes coming in the future months!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Recently stopped by for lunch at the Blue Sunshine Patio Bar and Grill, the very casual restaurant at Marina Jack. Amazing views. Our server was very attentive. We had the Mediterranean Salmon which was fresh and well seasoned. Generous portion as well. We also ordered...More

Thank lmhunt125
GregC2963, General Manager at Marina Jack, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks so much for your review! Like you stated our views cannot be beat. We look forward to your next dining experience with us.

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conniekross
16 March 2018|
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Response from Banchansky | Reviewed this property |
No, and it’s a pretty large area so you have a choice of sitting outside on the waterfront or under cover near the water. Now there was a more formal looking indoor restaurant there too, so reservations might be necessary... More
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KevinS73512
7 October 2017|
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Response from Anne C | Property representative |
Florida casual is perfect for dining room!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 30
Meals
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, View, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Marina Plaza, Sarasota, FL 34236-8997
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Sarasota
  • Phone Number: +1 941-365-4232
  • E-mail
Description
Marina Jack Restaurant-The regions premiere waterfront restaurant, located on the Downtown Sarasota Bay front. Offering multiple themes and menus from the casual Blue Sunshine Patio, Deep Six Piano Bar & Lounge or the sophisticated Dining Room located on the second floor. Kids menus are available in all areas. Live music is featured daily at the Blue Sunshine Patio in the evenings. Rock Lee on the Piano Bar in the Deep Six Lounge (Check website for schedule). Happy Hour weekdays from 4PM-6PM featuring discounted drink specials appetizers. The Dining Room on the second floor features and award winning wine list and the regions best seafood, steaks and pasta.
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