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8875 Midnight Pass Rd, Sarasota, FL 34242-3838
+1 941-346-2207
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good36%
  • Average22%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible7%
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“brunch” (41 reviews)
“turtle pie” (18 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 - 20:30All hours
Caribbean, American, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
8875 Midnight Pass Rd, Sarasota, FL 34242-3838
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We thought this would be a nice place on the water to eat dinner. The outside seating area was nice, plenty of fans to keep you cool. But the food wasn't very good at all or the drinks. We had the Ahi Tuna special and...More

Thank Kelly S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very cute atmosphere. 3 different food menus, but not confusing. One early bird with about 6 selections all reasonably priced. Then a (thank you from locals) summer menu with about 10 or more reduced items (20 to 40 %) I had almond crusted grouper for...More

Thank evieleigh0617
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Really enjoyed dinner. I think this was our 4th time eating here. Always great. Service great and very nice staff. Good job! We will see you again.

Thank ricbtravel
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A comfortable place on the water. Food was was quite good and service better than average. Tables are a bit close together, but not overly so. Great water view.

Thank DFP918
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Yesterday Turtle's hosted our aunt's 80th birthday luncheon. It was difficult finding the right venue because we were a group of 12 and wanted a private room, and most places had a minimum of 20 or more. Heidi at Turtle's offered us their upstairs room,...More

Thank locolizard
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

There may be a problem... I ordered a rum runner and it was so bad I had to send it back and opted for a Corona. My son's mac and cheese was terrible. Noodles were mush, cheese tasteless. The calamari must have been frozen instead...More

Thank Travl_lovr_2
Reviewed 1 August 2017

Opened in 1986, Turtle's has distinguished itself as one of the leading fine dining restaurants in the Sarasota area over the last 30 years. Located at 8875 Midnight Pass Road on Siesta Key, it offers a conventional Florida menu emphasizing fresh seafood, impeccable service, colorful...More

Thank Taylor B
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed a few evenings here, loved the food and you must try the Turtle Pie dessert and their Rum Runner cocktail

Thank Jason K
Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

We have stopped here all three days we have been in Sierra Key. Food is great and the staff is very friendly. Heidi went out of her way to make us feel welcome. The bang bang shrimp and nachos with crab meat were delicious. Highly...More

Thank riz106
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

Every year we visit this restaurant and it has gone from very good, to good and now poor. The quality of the food on our last visit was below standard for the price charged. Seafood pasta dishes were heavy with very bland sauces. They even...More

Thank Tom2626
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Anne S
25 October 2016|
Response from Melissa R | Reviewed this property |
HI!! I think 7...go and have fun!!
14 September 2016|
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Response from William B | Reviewed this property |
South on 41 towards Siesta Key Beaches and turn left (east) on Midnight Pass Road and it's on the left.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Brunch, Lunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Bar Scene, Kids, View, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
10:00 - 20:30
10:00 - 20:30
10:00 - 20:30
10:00 - 20:30
10:00 - 20:30
10:00 - 20:30
10:00 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8875 Midnight Pass Rd, Sarasota, FL 34242-3838
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Sarasota
  • Phone Number: +1 941-346-2207
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