Located at US 41 bypass in the historic Fisherman’s Wharf Marina. Seasonal, locally sourced produce & seafood; a menu with something for everyone, and the daily show of memorable Florida sunsets.
The Happiest Hours all day & all night & fresh-fruit frozen cocktails! Live music under our Wiki Hut during the weekends & the Gecko's Hospitality Group family of restaurant's exceptional hospitality.
Restaurant detailsDescription: Casual Waterfront Dining & Authentic Florida Charm. Located at US 41 bypass in the historic Fisherman’s Wharf Marina.
It was hard to talk because of the guitar player. Come in from the south on Rt41 and you will miss it. From the north it's only a bit easier.2.
We do feel your pain, even Moreno, with the difficulties our guests might encounter finding us. While the Historic Fisherman's Wharf Marina is well known to our Local's, we acknowledge that coming from the South, it can be tricky the first time.
We have asked the FLOT, the State, the City, and the County for a bit of way finding, but the signage restrictions prohibit us from erecting any signage. We accept this and try hard to make your first experience with us exceptional.
It is clear we fell short with you and offer our apology. Our teams do follow a practice of immediately filling a drink order for our guests, just as a courtesy hello and welcome, and to give you a chance to review the menu or enjoy our beautiful view.
The other shortcomings you experienced with us are duly noted and have been addressed internally; we will do better. We hope you will give us another chance to share our fresh seafood and hospitality with you.
We were approached by the waitress with we'll need to hurry up, and order because she has another big table. At the end of the meal our waitress apologized, and offered a complementary key lime pie.
Ask Suzanne S about Dockside Waterfront Grill As a small, independent, locally-owned business, we strive to share fresh, delicious fare and exceptional hospitality; these are some goals by which we have operated our business for the past 26 years.
We're glad you at least enjoyed our authentic Florida charm and waterfront, but hope you will allow us another opportunity to share a wonderful dining experience with you. The older blonde female bartender, I want to call her Mary because I think I hear someone refer to her by that name, but I can't be sure.
Then, a younger female bartender took my drink order. I asked for a menu from the people next to me since the bartenders didn't give me one.
The tomato based seafood chowder was delicious. As they were eating them, the bartender asks me if I want to order anything.
I would go back for the food, but would not be waited on by “Mary.” Keel, in reading your review I want to at once thank you for the kind words about our fresh fare and offer you our apology...on behalf of everyone on our team at Dockside.
I can assure you that your input is important to us and your review has been shared with our Management team at Dockside so that we may address. We will do better...and hope you will allow us another opportunity to share the exceptional fare, service and hospitality that we have built the Gecko's Hospitality Group brand upon the last 26 years.
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An Old Florida icon located right on the Intracoastal Waterway next to the historical Blackburn Point Swing Bridge, Casey Key Fish House serves lunch and dinner at its restaurant and wiki bar. Popular menu items include the Grouper Key Largo (seared grouper, shrimp, sea scallops, lobster meat, mushrooms, citrus before Blanc), Walnut Crusted Salmon (teriyaki glaze, ginger aioli) and, from the “Classic Steaks” corner of the menu, the filet Mignon with Gunther Gebel-Williams’ steak sauce, a recipe from the legendary Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus lion tamer who was a longtime Venice resident.
Located right off Tamiami Trail on Dona Bay, Kokomo’s Sunset Hut provided two floors of open-air seating in a tropical wiki setting. For entrées, check out the Land & Sea Luau featuring barbecue-style pulled chicken or pulled pork on a bed of seasoned yellow Spanish rice, Saxon black beans, sautéed sweet onions, sautéed green, red and yellow and orange peppers, and “island sauce” surrounded by tortilla chips.
The newest destination in the locally owned Evil’s group of restaurants and bars, The Point places guests on Little Sarasota Bay with multiple dining areas. Featuring a mix of Florida and New England seafood favorites, the lunch menu includes a grouper sandwich, a North Atlantic lobster roll plus standards such as a signature burger, herb-grilled chicken sandwich and salads.
Among the dinner entrées, there's fish and chips, jumbo lump crabs, seared sea scallops, lobster mac-n-cheese, and a New York strip for steak lovers. Hugging the Intracoastal Waterway across from Rooms Beach and Casey Key, Pop’s Sunset Grill has a rich history dating back to the 1940s with the current owners running the place since 2001.
Reportedly discovered by smugglers during Prohibition, it then became a location for the 1930s Hollywood films “Prestige” and “Tarzan’s Revenge” before opening to the public as a fishing camp with a restaurant in 1988. Another favorite is the Shook Platter with pulled pork, beef brisket and ribs, homemade potato chips, collard greens, and Texas toast.