Top 10 Siesta Key Waterfront Restaurants with a View

Experience the aesthetic beauty of the Gulf and the Little Sarasota Bay from these grand waterfront restaurants! The best way to mark the end of a fabulous beach day is with a visit to a memorable waterfront bistro. You’ll love what we have to offer in the way of inspiring views for a memorable dinner.

Turtles on the Bay
Turtles has a spectacularly wide view of Little Sarasota Bay here in Siesta Key. Enjoy a wide menu that includes fresh local seafood to specials that may include Prime Rib, Grouper, Mahi Mahi, Filet Mignon and much more.

Turtle Beach Pub
Great locals spot for seafood in an open air pub setting right on Little Sarasota Bay. Good for lunch or dinner with mahi, grouper, shrimp and scallops. Famous for the best Black Angus burger in Sarasota as well.

Ophelia’s on the Bay
This fine dining establishment offers two glass walled dining rooms and outside open air patio give you grand views of Little Sarasota Bay. Watch tropical birds fly among preserved mangrove islands, and watch the water for dolphins. Award winning!

The Old Salty Dog
The Sarasota location on City Island has great views of the water all around. Enjoy the open air deck and the huge nautical themed bar with a combination British and Key West seafood interpretations. Great place to watch the boats and nature.

Drydock Waterfront Grill
Located at the south end of Longboat Key at the Boathouse marina, just a few minutes from downtown Sarasota.  Serving one of the best grouper sandwiches on Florida’s West Coast.  You’ll love the panoramic views of Sarasota Bay from the second story dining area or enjoy the dockside patio.

Marina Jack
Marina Jacks offers three ways to enjoy a wonderful meal—an upscale dining room, a sunshine eatery patio for families, and a piano bar all with grand views of the Bay in Sarasota. Don’t miss this premier food icon of the city of Sarasota.

Siesta Key Oyster Bar
Right on Ocean Blvd., “SKOB” as it is popularly known, has bold views of the Gulf. Take in some sights in the Siesta Key Village and stop in for breakfast, lunch or dinner. This truly tropical respite for the soul has music, island people and creative seafood.

Clayton’s Siesta Grill
Near Little Sarasota Bay, this artful bistro has a Mediterranean chef that offers an international menu along with American traditional seafood favorites in Siesta Key! Enjoy Clayton’s Siesta Grille for a fabulous dining experience!

Philippi Creek Oyster Bar
Right on Philippi Creek in Sarasota this historic building sets upon the original Spanish explorer Fernando Philippi’s home site from 1604. Enjoy the view, great traditional old Florida seafood and a bit of local history.

Boatyard Waterfront Grill
Take in majestic views of Little Sarasota Bay on Siesta Key’s famous South Bridge at the Boatyard. In addition to its full course menus, The Boatyard Bar & Grill offers Siesta Key’s freshest-available oysters, jumbo shrimp and other delicacies from the sea.

Daiquiri Deck
Located on Ocean Blvd in Siesta Key right near the Gulf. The casual atmosphere, Raw Bar and full menu for seafood and steak lovers makes this place very popular. With additional locations in Siesta Key, St. Armands Circle and Venice, The Deck is a fantastic place for any occasion.