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Old Salty Dog

1601 Ken Thompson Pkwy, Sarasota, FL 34236-1005
+1 941-388-4311
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Overview
  • Excellent34%
  • Very good42%
  • Average17%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“grouper sandwich” (108 reviews)
“fries” (216 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Bar, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
1601 Ken Thompson Pkwy, Sarasota, FL 34236-1005
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our first dinner for vacation and it was yummy as usual. Had grouper sandwich which was excellent and peel and eat shrimp was great. Good service. We'll be back!

Thank YorktownVickie
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped here for lunch before going to the Mote Aquarium. It was a great find! Everyone enjoyed their food and would eat here again. The coconut shrimp were amazing! The loaded Salty Dog was interesting, but good!

Thank Kristin B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Old Salty Dog has three locations in the Sarasota/Venice area. Their popularity is derived from that fact that they offer what every beach-goer craves--tasty food and lots of it, especially hot dogs and fresh seafood, good drinks, from lemonade to beer to cocktails, and warm...More

Thank Taylor B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good food, excellent location. You can sit outside or inside - we sat near the doorway to have the outside without sitting in the sun.

Thank marienjnj
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went there because I read they were very dog friendly. Got seated and put my 8 pound dog on my lap. Hostess came over immediately and in a not so friendly tone said that dogs had to be kept on the ground and that the...More

Thank jeannineb611
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Always dependable seafood and casual dining fare. Great views by the dockside. Get a TShirt while you are there.

Thank hotglueman
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had a lovely lunch on the water. The view is spectacular, food was very good. Service was friendly and fast!!

Thank lrwolf
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stopped here for a late lunch and some cocktails. Sat out on the deck and had a good view of the marina and the bay. Pelicans were hanging out on some water signs pretty close which was cool. Cocktails were good. But the peel n...More

Thank sh1520
Reviewed 16 August 2018 via mobile

Sorry for a negative review but our experience was, shall I say “less than stellar”. While staying on Longboat Key on August 12 we did an online Google search for seafood restaurants in the area. Old Salty Dog came in at number “4”. That sounded...More

Thank Badbirdcage
Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

I love this place, friendly outdoor eating next to the water. I always have the grouper sandwich which is delicious! Great atmosphere just be prepared to wait for a table at busy times

Thank Frozenmom
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Questions & Answers
NYddonatto
26 December 2016|
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Response from Joshua P | Reviewed this property |
They do serve hamburgers, hotdogs, and chicken fingers.
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Sjmm1234
29 December 2015|
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Response from Ethan_is_my_name | Reviewed this property |
No, no reservations needed. I'm not even sure they offer them if you wanted one.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 6 - USD 29
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, View, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
7:00 am - 9:30 am
Monday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 9:30 am
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 9:30 am
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1601 Ken Thompson Pkwy, Sarasota, FL 34236-1005
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Sarasota
  • Phone Number: +1 941-388-4311
  • E-mail
Description
Serving Sarasota for Over 25 years!The Old Salty Dog first opened its door for business in Siesta Key Village back on November 1st 1986. The owners original concept was to take a small popular village beer and hot dog stand and turn it into a casual Restaurant and Pub. They have mixed the best of the Florida Keys and their British heritage to create a fun family environment that is appealing to people from all walks of life.There are now 2 locations and they are patronized not only by their many regular local customers and characters but they also enjoy abundant new and repeat business from all over the United States and from around the World.
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