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Top bar recommendations from locals

Seafood Restaurant
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“Can you say live music and yummy at the same time. This is the place to have great food and listen to the local musicians and unwind and relax. :-)”
  • 54 locals recommend
Bar
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“Great food and over 20 different kinds of daiquiri drinks to try to fill your flavor palate :-)”
  • 22 locals recommend
Nightclub
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“Nightspot featuring live bands 7 days a week, a rotating roster of DJs and weekly theme nights. This is probably the only place in America that you can be a 21 year old and bring your 80 year old grandpa and still be considered cool. There were all types of people dancing here, I loved it. And everyone accepted each other! I felt like I was on a different planet. The music was pretty fun and the drinks/bar was average but its a cool place to check out if you're in the area.”
  • 12 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“Tucked away, eclectic little beach spot. Nice change of scene from the typical beach bar vibe.”
  • 17 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“Gilligan's is a great bar / restaurant! Plus, the nightlife and live music here cannot be beat!”
  • 10 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
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“Great menu. Make sure to ask for a table on the back patio where they often have live music with solo acoustic.”
  • 17 locals recommend
Bar
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“In the heart of Siesta Village, this is a delightful choice for a more elegant dinner and drinks. High ceiling bar is spacious, beautiful, active and incorporating pizza oven, glimpses into the kitchen with loft seating above. Or be guided into more private quiet dining room areas. Long a growing Siesta Key favorite, great food, good for drinks and snax in the evening, super socializing in the bar, or intimate dinners, aft. ”
  • 6 locals recommend
Café
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“Great Coffee shop as well as a fantastic restaurant with great fries​ and burgers.”
  • 11 locals recommend
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“The best pizza!!! So good! Worth the trip up to the Siest Key Village! Great drinks, too! Eat in or take out.”
  • 4 locals recommend
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“Topnotch Italian restaurant with fabulous food and service. Personally, I love the coziness of the wine cellar room. Check on Groupon for a coupon. Perfect place for a romantic dinner for two.”
  • 6 locals recommend
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“There is no better way to enjoy the sunset than having a drink at the Lido Tiki Bar.”
  • 5 locals recommend
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  • 2 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
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“Offers daily/weekly options and check out their website for a discount coupon.”
  • 1 local recommends
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“You are in Sarasota, you must indulge in a drink (or 2) at SKOB. Leave your mark with a personalized dollar bill stapled to the wall.”
  • 1 local recommends
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  • 2 locals recommend