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“A Reason Why They Are So Busy”
Review of Walt's Fish Market

Walt's Fish Market
Ranked #39 of 1,157 Restaurants in Sarasota
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: American, Seafood
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Good for: Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours, Lunch, Delivery, Reservations, Takeout
Reviewed 6 April 2018

We tried to get in for an early dinner one evening and it would have been a long wait. The word has gotten around that this 100-year-old market has amazing seafood. Their Happy Hour drink offerings are unique too. We went back another day at 4:00 p.m. for drinks and then dinner. A Double Rum Runner was enjoyed by all. Servers are very knowledgeable re: the menu and the different species of fresh fish they serv - they are also patient while you ask questions. There were four of us all trying different dishes. Appetizers we chose were Hush Puppies (the best I have had in years), Fried Shrimp and Mussels - all enjoyable. Main dishes were Hog Snapper (I loved it), Sarasota Seafood Platter, Pick Three - all Fresh Fish and more. The Yucca fries were great too. Will definitely return.

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Thank BJBRM
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Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

My husband loves this place. I prefer Starfish market but there are lists of choices here. The Old Bay peel and eats are great.

Thank libbyliz75
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Reviewed 3 April 2018 via mobile

This is a casual place with great food in a tiki type setting. Lot of fresh fish/shellfish options on the menu as well as burgers and chicken. We all enjoyed our casual lunch. Service was great even though it was busy. We’ve visited for dinner in the past and enjoyed the live music.

Thank Beachlovingmom0202
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Reviewed 2 April 2018

This place was great 40 years ago, and then became very poor. Now a differnt family member is running it, and the food is great. We live in the area, and keep looking for good seafood among many restaurants. But we always end up back here when we stop trying to find something better.

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Thank William A
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Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

Didn't actually eat here but picked up 5 lbs of shrimp to a shrimp book and they were excellent. Had left overs for later in the week.

Thank vanderslice1
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