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Marina Jack

2 Marina Plaza, Sarasota, FL 34236-8997
+1 941-365-4232
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Overview
  • Excellent41%
  • Very good34%
  • Average16%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“seafood salad” (22 reviews)
“fries” (55 reviews)
“sea bass” (18 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m. Hours
CUISINES
American, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Food
Service
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
2 Marina Plaza, Sarasota, FL 34236-8997
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
Sponsored by: Marina Jack
1. Great food, service and view!
"It was our first time visiting Marina Jack."
Kelly S
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2. Best Waterfront View!
"It is one of the few places in town to eat with a water view."
cruzengrl
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3. Live Music!
"Live music. Very nice atmosphere. I recommend"
OLGA P
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1 - 10 of 1,420 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago

Spectacular view between Hotel and Condo. Great food to eat in the midst of the Marina, great happy hour price and a good handful of food to order that are inexpensive. Piano Player for your entertainment very, very impressive

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank titita4ever
GregC2963, General Manager at Marina Jack, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for all the nice words, its always so nice to hear when our guests enjoy their experience here.

Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed July 18, 2018

For as long as we have vacationed in Sarasota, Marina Jack has been a must stop for lunch or dinner. There isn't a restaurant in town that can beat its incomparable combination of food and view. Located at 2 Marina Plaza, on the waterfront overlooking...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Taylor B
Greg C, General Manager at Marina Jack, responded to this reviewResponded July 19, 2018

Thank you for all the nice words, its so nice to hear when our guests feel this way about us! We look forward to your next visit.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Marina Jacks is usually a standout for good food, service and wonderful ambience. Last night was an exception ; everything was just average . Could have been because the place was almost empty and this lack of activity detracted from the normal vibe. Food was...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank RDCarerra
GregC2963, General Manager at Marina Jack, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi there, sorry to hear that your evening was not a memorable one while dining with us. We hope your next experience is outstanding!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

An all round winner which begins and end s with a very good car valet operation. Great menu, great food and excellent service. We had a variety of dishes, all very good. By far the best was my baby spinach salad with blackened salmon, just...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Ron G
GregC2963, General Manager at Marina Jack, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Ron, thanks for the review and your nice words... We cant thank you enough and look forward to your next visit with us.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stumbled upon Marina Jack's on a walk looking for a restaurant on the water. Perfect! The sunsets between the hotels and condos on the water and the view is spectacular! You eat right in the midst of the marina, and can walk down to...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank kellymcphee
GregC2963, General Manager at Marina Jack, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Kelly, thank you for taking the time to write a review and we appreciate your nice comments. We are so pleased to hear how you enjoyed your time with us, and look forward to your return soon!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Decided to upscale dinner a bit for our anniversary and looked to Marina Jack's for the challenge. Easy to find, ample parking with valet option. Upstairs dining area was quite visually pleasing and our table for two was right at the window with a beautiful...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank Patricia V
GregC2963, General Manager at Marina Jack, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Patricia thanks so much for the nice words and these reviews are the reason we all work here at Marina Jack! Hope to see you again soon...

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our relatives brought their IP38 sailboat up and we met them there in our car. Very popular place for locals as well. Nice facilities and great staff. Very reasonable rates for boaters.

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank randyr1944
GregC2963, General Manager at Marina Jack, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for the nice words about our marina and services, we appreciate it!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Took the family here for dinner and had a great experience. Beautifully situated in a little harbor off Sarasota Bay made eating dinner, listening to live music and watching the sunset a great night. We started with the Pretzels & Queso and Potato Skin appetizers...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank dino758
GregC2963, General Manager at Marina Jack, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to review us... Its always so nice to hear when our guests enjoy. We look forward to your next visit with us.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Unfortunately, we were not in the area long enough to dine in the restaurant. It is on the list for a future visit, looked spectacular with the waterfront location ! We did however set sail on the Marina Jack II, a sightseeing cruise ship that...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank funnyfeet2
GregC2963, General Manager at Marina Jack, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your review of our Lunch and Dinner Cruise Boat the Marina Jack II... The boat is a nice relaxing time on the water, the lunch is narrated and dinner is a sunset cruise!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What an awesome place to dine! Fantastic view, great food, and friendly service make this a must to try. Their Oysters Rockerfeller is the best I've ever had. If I lived in the area, I'd be there every day. Keep up the good work Marinia...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank George G
GregC2963, General Manager at Marina Jack, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

George, thanks for the nice words and we look forward to your next visit with us!

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No, and it’s a pretty large area so you have a choice of sitting outside on the waterfront or under cover near the water. Now there was a more formal looking indoor restaurant there too, so reservations might be necessary... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$30
Meals
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Bar Scene, View, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Monday
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Tuesday
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Wednesday
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Thursday
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Friday
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Saturday
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Marina Plaza, Sarasota, FL 34236-8997
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Sarasota
  • Phone Number: +1 941-365-4232
  • E-mail
Description
Marina Jack Restaurant-The regions premiere waterfront restaurant, located on the Downtown Sarasota Bay front. Offering multiple themes and menus from the casual Blue Sunshine Patio, Deep Six Piano Bar & Lounge or the sophisticated Dining Room located on the second floor. Kids menus are available in all areas. Live music is featured daily at the Blue Sunshine Patio in the evenings. Rock Lee on the Piano Bar in the Deep Six Lounge (Check website for schedule). Happy Hour weekdays from 4PM-6PM featuring discounted drink specials appetizers. The Dining Room on the second floor features and award winning wine list and the regions best seafood, steaks and pasta.
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