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Clayton's Siesta Grille

1256 Old Stickney Point Rd, Siesta Key Beach, Sarasota, FL 34242-3409
+1 941-349-2800
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Overview
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good26%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“grouper” (93 reviews)
“pizza” (80 reviews)
“diver scallops” (11 reviews)
Open Now
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. Hours
CUISINES
American, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
1256 Old Stickney Point Rd, Siesta Key Beach, Sarasota, FL 34242-3409
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1 - 10 of 761 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Matt was a fantastic host The service was wonderful TheBLT grouper sandwich was so delicious and the seafood soup I especially enjoyed the Bloody Mary made by Matt My husband Jim Lofland who own restaurants in the pass in NYC thought the ambiance was great...More

Thank Mia M
Clayton T, Owner at Clayton's Siesta Grille, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hi Mia, Thank you for the 5 Bubble. Matt is our new manager for breakfast and lunch and is fundamentally changing the way we do breakfast. Once again, thank you for the very kind words that lift our spirits and encourage us to provide a...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our food was good, but there were some issues with our meals. We started with the coconut shrimp which was great. Our entrees were disappointing. My wife's cauliflower steak was nothing like we expected. My wife sent it back and got the trout almondine. The...More

Thank Steven A
Clayton T, Owner at Clayton's Siesta Grille, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

I agree with you, My apologies for a lackluster experience. We can do better and 99% of the time we do. I would like to invite you to come back in and if not fully satisfied I will buy your dinner. Desert and or after...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Food is delicious, reliably good, and the atmosphere is welcoming. Have been coming here for the past 7 years and have never had a bad meal. Coconut shrimp is a a fantastic starter. The short ribs and grouper are favs for entrees. And, the pizza...More

Thank TeresaFWashington_DC
Clayton T, Owner at Clayton's Siesta Grille, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Teresa, You Rock! Thank you for the 5 Bubble. Our staff greatly appreciates the pat on the back when we get things just right. I highly recommend the trout almondine in your mix. We look forward to serving you again. Clayton

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent place for evening dining. Great service. Was within walking distance of our condo on Crescent Beach. I had the fish tacos which were really good.

Thank Richard H
Clayton T, Owner at Clayton's Siesta Grille, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Richard, One Fish Taco at a time we hope to conquer the world of cuisine. Thanks for the 5 Bubble! We look forward to serving you again. Please try the Trout almondine and or some of our homemade deserts. Clayton

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

So if you want beach casual with a better kitchen, smart cuisine and an adult opportunity to chow and chill, come. The food is good... the menu is thoughtful offering solid choices all appointed well and prepared with a professional touch. This is not fine...More

Thank BroadwayBruce
Clayton T, Owner at Clayton's Siesta Grille, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

HI Broadway Bruce, Thanks for the Five Bubble! Doing a great job really pumps up the staff, our Exec. Chef and me. Our menu for the most part is from a scratch kitchen. We take pride in making our soups, homemade desserts, sauces, and pizza...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The atmosphere is welcoming and feels a cut above other restaurants in the area. Service is excellent. Great value, service, specials during happy hour. Brunch-best eggs Benedict ever. Scallops are delish, Short Rib is tender, risotto - yum! Salads and Grouper were also delicious. Pizza...More

Thank Caroline P
Clayton T, Owner at Clayton's Siesta Grille, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Caroline, Thanks for the 5 Bubble. We are blushing with gratitude. Glad you have enjoyed your visits. We look forward to serving you again. Clayton

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My girlfriends and I had dinner and it was fantastic. 3 of us had the macadamia crusted grouper, best I’ve ever had. Nice atmosphere and our service was so good too. This is a must eat restaurant in Siesta Key.

Thank MPHippe
Clayton T, Owner at Clayton's Siesta Grille, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi MPHippe, Thanks for the great review. Wait until you try the Salmon and or Trout Almondine~ We are a scratch kitchen for the most part. We look forward to serving you again. Clayton

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had an excellent meal here. Service was fine, atmosphere and food were excellent. Outside seating was a plus. Braised short rib is highly recommended, although all of us enjoyed our entrees.More

Thank Matt_UKTX
Clayton T, Owner at Clayton's Siesta Grille, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Matt, Thank you for the 4 Bubble. Good reviews are greatly appreciated by our staff and me. For the most part we are a scratch kitchen and make all of our deserts, soups, sauces and pizza dough. Always try something different! We look forward...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I was nervous about visiting due to some of the recent negative reviews. My husband and I visited with our two teen daughters. It was a rainy Sunday so it was very quiet. Someone greeted us quickly, I sommer think it ws the hostess. Our...More

Thank schellereid
Clayton T, Owner at Clayton's Siesta Grille, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

HI Schellereid, Thank you for dining with us. One thing I want our guests to know is that I guarantee your dining experience. We are a scratch kitchen for the most part and now have 200 5 Star Reviews. We look forward to serving you...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It was a last minute decision to give this restaurant a try which we did because we saw that it had outside seating and we have found many of the restaurants too cold for us with air conditioning blasting out. Phoned first and found no...More

2  Thank JBG1
Clayton T, Owner at Clayton's Siesta Grille, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi JBG1, Glad you enjoyed Clayton's for dinner and hope you will give us a try for breakfast during your stay. We want to encourage you to always try something different. The whipped goat cheese with pesto and a tomato jam marmalade as a starter,...More

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telade
March 14, 2018|
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Response from Clayton T | Property representative |
My apologies for not getting back with you right away. We have been overwhelmed with business. We do have heaters for the patio but they are generally not needed when the vinly dropdowns are zipped up. We look forward to... More
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1249
January 14, 2018|
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Response from Clayton T | Property representative |
We have Tv's at the bar.
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boobooQuincyMass
October 15, 2017|
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Response from Clayton T | Property representative |
We are open for Thanksgiving from 4-9pm and we also offer a "Feast to Go". We look forward to serving you. Please let me know if we can reserve a table for you. Clayton
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Monday
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Tuesday
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Wednesday
8:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Thursday
8:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Friday
8:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Saturday
8:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1256 Old Stickney Point Rd, Siesta Key Beach, Sarasota, FL 34242-3409
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Sarasota
  • Phone Number: +1 941-349-2800
  • E-mail
Description
Clayton's Siesta Grille is known as the locals place on Siesta Key for dinner, breakfast and lunch. We specialize in Seafood with other options like Duck, The worlds best braised beef shortrib, filet mignon, gourmet pizzas, fish taco's and a great burger. We have a full breakfast menu with Eggs Benedict, corned beef hash, cheesy grits, bloody mary's and mimosa's. We have hamburgers, fish taco's and Cuban sandwiches for lunch. The webpage will not let us make this clear: we are not open between 2pm and 4:30pm Sed. thru. Sun. Our hours are Monday -Sunday from 4pm to 10pm and 10:30 on Fri and Sat Breakfast hours are Wed-Sunday from 8am to 2pm
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