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201 Gulf of Mexico Dr, Longboat Key, FL 34228-4022 (Longboat Club)
+1 941-383-5593
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04:30 - 09:30
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Sun 16:30 - 21:00
Mon - Sat 04:30 - 09:30
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We were very excited to find this Landry Select restaurant then found you need to have reservations for preferred seating (5-7 p.m.). Preferred seating can be booked up to 14 days in advance. Otherwise, we could not get seated until 8 p.m. Sorry to say I did not see that in any of the reviews and we were unable to... More 

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Thank Slkinz
Sarasota, Florida
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We've dined at many Chart House restaurants in several locales - always a great venue in terms of the seaside views and the dining room; but have usually dealt with average to poor service and food. For the price - these should be much better!

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Thank Scott P
New York City, New York
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3 reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I debated writing this review about the Chart House in Longboat Key, Florida for several weeks before posting it. Before I get into the details I want to advise that I run a large restaurant and catering facility in NYC and have been in the hospitality industry all of my life. With that said, I have a strong background in... More 

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1 Thank Jeff N
Sarasota, Florida
2 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

While the view from the Chart House is absolutely amazing, it becomes quite apparent that's what you're paying for. Unfortunately when my husband and I visited for lunch (with a reservation), we were ignored for a good 5 minutes before anyone noticed we were there. We then found that there were only a few outside tables that were shaded and... More 

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1 Thank mariepasho
El Paso, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Took my parents here for a special occasion dinner with my wife. Enjoyed the view at sunset and had great service.

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1 Thank chuckawala
Isle of Palms, South Carolina
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Normally one of our favorite restaurants, The Chart House Sarasota was a bit underwhelming. It had a dated interior with very high prices. The cuisine was more about presentation then taste. With so many great choices in the area I would probably pass on this meal.

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1 Thank Dawn H
St. Catharines, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What can I say, when you have an allergy to certain foods, one begins to hate going out to eat! Well at this place, you feel completely reassured your allergy will be personally taken care of by the Manager on duty! After speaking to the him, I couldn't feel better eating at a restaurant. With specific information on what I... More 

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Thank Donna G
Longboat Key, Florida
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The drinks here are amazing but their food is only okay. There was nothing wrong with it, it just doesn't compare to some of the other options in the area

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had stopped by earlier in our stay on Longboat Key for their happy hour. The bartender (Danny) was very imformative and had great suggestions so we decided to make a dinner reservation for our last evening in Longboat Key. Our reservation was for 8pm and was told due to a large group earlier they could not seat us and... More 

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1 Thank Kim J
Sarasota, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Five of us celebrated the birthday of one of our party. The evening started off splendidly with personalized menu's with the celebrants name atop the menu and the citing of the occasion. The service bordered on impeccable, and the food was incredibly tasty with perfect preparation. Our group recommends: whole fish (yellow-ail snapper) Wok-fried; kimchi calamari w/coconut & ginger rice;... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$50
Cuisine
American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar Scene, View, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
16:30 - 21:00
Monday
04:30 - 09:30
Tuesday
04:30 - 09:30
Wednesday
04:30 - 09:30
Thursday
04:30 - 09:30
Friday
04:30 - 09:30
Saturday
04:30 - 09:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 201 Gulf of Mexico Dr, Longboat Key, FL 34228-4022
    (Longboat Club)
  • Public Transportation: In front of restaurant on Gulf of Mexico Drive
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Longboat Key
  • Phone Number: +1 941-383-5593
Description
Located just west of Sarasota on beautiful Longboat Key, Chart House boasts a dramatic interior décor that almost outshines its stunning view of the Gulf of Mexico. Combine the extraordinary setting with outstanding cuisine, & it’s not hard to see why this tropical retreat is a longtime favorite. Since 1961, Chart House has been dedicated to providing the ideal dining experience. With 29 historic, waterfront & showcase locations across the U.S., Chart House offers spectacular views & exceptional service that you’re sure to enjoy. From signature fish specialties and seafood to succulent steaks, our renowned chefs have tailored a menu to complement local cuisine while introducing a hint of the exotic. Choose from our famous entrées such as Macadamia Crusted Mahi, Miso Glazed Salmon & our slow-roasted Prime Rib. We also offer a daily selection of fresh fish, an extensive collection of fine wines and our famous Hot Chocolate Lava Cake. Fabulous happy hour and patio!

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?