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Farlow's On The Water

2080 S McCall Rd, Englewood, FL 34224-4542
+1 941-474-5343
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good25%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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American, Caribbean, Seafood, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
2080 S McCall Rd, Englewood, FL 34224-4542
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Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

Went there for dinner on a Friday night, had a 30 min wait but we sat at the outdoor bar which was nice, live music!! Our server was excellent making great recommendations that were very tasty. The chocolate pecan bourbon pie was so yummy! Relaxed...More

Thank Ajk1ot
Laurie F, Owner at Farlow's On The Water, responded to this reviewResponded 6 January 2017

We're overjoyed that we could give you that Friday night experience that you were after. We know after a long week, one of the most important things is to relax and have fun. We're so excited to share more evenings out on our outdoor patio...More

Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

We've been here twice. It is very busy. The food has a Carribbean style. Go early to get good seats.More

Thank Gail M
Laurie F, Owner at Farlow's On The Water, responded to this reviewResponded 3 January 2017

Gail, we do have our busier nights, but we're so delighted that you stuck with us and enjoyed a dinner by the water on a couple of occasions. Regardless of the crowd, our team works hard to unconditionally provide exceptional service, along with the quality...More

Reviewed 30 December 2016

Food wasn't all that great. I think this might be a younger crowd place since the music was so loud you couldn't carry a conversation while eating.More

Thank EET17601
Laurie F, Owner at Farlow's On The Water, responded to this reviewResponded 3 January 2017

We welcome in friends of all generations, and we wish that had been reflected throughout your visit. We're proud to share our live music with the guests who stop by, but if there is ever a time when the music is deemed as too loud,...More

Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

We were a group of six ppl. We all had different menu items. We all chose fish selections. None of us were particularly happy with our meal. I had the Oscar grouper, it was mostly melted cheese. The grouper was slightly fishy tasting. Someone else...More

Thank EmiR2003
Laurie F, Owner at Farlow's On The Water, responded to this reviewResponded 29 December 2016

Knowing our team and the specials that we're proud to share, we have to say, we're very disappointed that you left feeling this way. We know how exciting it is to go to a restaurant that was recommended, and it sounds like we didn't live...More

Reviewed 23 December 2016

We enjoyed dining outside recently at Farlow's. Our service was great and the food was good. We'd highly recommend you give it a try...Great for special occasions as well.

Thank Joncarl335
Laurie F, Owner at Farlow's On The Water, responded to this reviewResponded 29 December 2016

We're so pleased to share lovely evenings on our outdoor patio. With our favorite specials in hand and the service to match, we can't wait to welcome you back in again soon for more. Sincerely, Laurie and Keith, Owners

Reviewed 21 December 2016 via mobile

I have had the blackened tuna steak the most, ossobucco, shrimp, scallops, steak, wahoo, and most of their sides. I enjoy the flavor of the food almost every time. The service is typically too notch, we have been enough times to encounter a couple of...More

Thank Jason M
Laurie F, Owner at Farlow's On The Water, responded to this reviewResponded 23 December 2016

These are all excellent recommendations, Jason! It's so cool that you'll be a repeat visitor while you're in the area -- we love treating friends who are new to Englewood. Hopefully, we'll be welcoming you back in again very soon, and until then, have a...More

Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

Our family of 6 ate dinner and it was mediocre. Triple tail was recommended and it was overbreaded and very fishy tasting. The server recommended it but it was not fresh. The grouper oscar was also vey fishy tasting. For a meal that was over...More

Thank Theresa R
Laurie F, Owner at Farlow's On The Water, responded to this reviewResponded 23 December 2016

This is very surprising and unusual to read, Theresa. We expect to always share the freshest meals with unique, delicious flavors to match, and anything less is just not up to our standards. We wish we had the chance to speak with you during your...More

Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

Go for the uniquely prepared dishes, and the great range of options. Prices are reasonable for the quality. The service is always great! And, the atmosphere is wonderful.More

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Laurie F, Owner at Farlow's On The Water, responded to this reviewResponded 23 December 2016

We're thrilled to hear a friend describe our menu as "uniquely prepared dishes"! That's exactly the goal that we have in mind every day that we're here. Thank you for stopping in to enjoy our restaurant, and we hope to see you again! Happy winter,...More

Reviewed 19 December 2016

The food can be quite good, but it isn't always and for the high prices charged it should always be top notch. The view on the deck and the dollar beers from 3-5pm daily are a must though!More

Thank u-p-hank
Laurie F, Owner at Farlow's On The Water, responded to this reviewResponded 23 December 2016

We strive for consistency, especially with all the different dishes that we share with our neighbors. It's disappointing to see that, to you, our recipes have wavered, and we look forward to changing that on your next visit. If you ever find that a dish...More

Reviewed 16 December 2016 via mobile

They spent a lot to update this restaurant last year. We sat outside and found the piped in music too loud. Our server was efficient and friendly. Not wanting fish or a large meal I didn't have much to choose from. The guys ordered fish...More

Thank kathiev_13
Laurie F, Owner at Farlow's On The Water, responded to this reviewResponded 22 December 2016

We're sorry the piped-in music didn't live up to your expectations -- we invested in our restaurant to open the possibility for more memories being made by our guests. Since we specialize in Caribbean food, we do have a wide variety of seafood options, however,...More

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Kim R
31 January 2017|
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Response from Kraig S | Reviewed this property |
We walked in for lunch and were seated promptly (2 people)
19 January 2017|
Response from CEG43 | Reviewed this property |
Im not sure. I know theres music on certain evenings and there is a sit down bar area so they probably offer some discount. sorry
19 July 2016|
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Response from leka50 | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure. I just visit that area a lot.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, View, Romantic, Local cuisine, Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2080 S McCall Rd, Englewood, FL 34224-4542
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Englewood
  • Phone Number: +1 941-474-5343
After you experience a meal at Farlow's On The Water, you'll find this restaurant will quickly become a favorite place for you, your family and friends.All our food is made fresh daily. We use the freshest fish and seafood, meats and produce we can find. Come and enjoy items from a menu that features a variety of delicious appetizers, entrees, desserts, tropical drinks, and gluten-free options. Choose from some of our signature dishes, such as Seafood Pie, our fresh catch fish selections, and beautiful salads, like our Cranberry Chicken Salad or our Crab Salad.The herbs used in our delicious dishes are grown in our garden here at the restaurant. You are welcome to tour the garden and allow your taste buds to be teased by the scent of parsley, basil and rosemary.Farlow's offers live music Wednesday through Sunday nights. Join us for a great meal filled with delicious food, refreshing drinks from our full bar, a beautiful view from our inside or open air dining rooms and fun entertainment.
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