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Middle Grounds Grill

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner
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Atmosphere

Food and ambience

Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Bar Scene, Business meetings

Location and contact

Menu

APPETIZERS
$14.0
Seared Tuna Sashimi
sesame seared yellow fin tuna with soy dipping sauce, pickled ginger, cusabi aioli, siracha sauce & wakame seaweed salad
$8.0
Coover Smoked Fish Spread
fresh smoked fish blended with onions and spices. served with crackers and crisp jalapenos
$13.0
Stuffed Portobello Oscar
stuffed with blue crab, boursin cheese, zucchini & carrots, topped with grilled asparagus & fresh holandaise
$8.0
Tangy Ginger Calamari
lightly fried tender calamari tossed in our pacific ginger sauce with scallions and roasted red peppers or traditional with a side of marinara
$8.0
Artichoke Smoked Gouda Fondue
oven warmed fondue of smoked gouda cheese and artichokes served with warm grilled flatbread.
SOUP & ENTREE SALADS
Soup Of The Day
see server for feature menu
$6.0
Key West Chowder
shrimp, scallops, fresh fish &clams in a vegetable & sweet potato medley swimming in a savory seafood tomato broth.
$16.0
Strawberry Shrimp Salad
blackened shrimp served on a bed of spinach & sliced strawberries with feta cheese & our vanilla bean vinaigrette
$13.0
Grilled Asparagus Salad
fresh grilled asparagus, garamelized onions, toasted pumpkin seeds, oven roasted tomatoes & feta cheese drizzled with a sundried tomato rouille on a bed of mixed greens tossed in a balsamic vinaigrette.
$16.0
Blue Crab Cobb Salad
fresh romaine, spinach, cucumber, tomato, sliced egg, avocado and blue crab tossed in spicy chipotle ranch dressing and topped with bacon twists.
PASTAS
All Pasta Dishes Come With House Or Caesar Salad We Strive To Use Only The Freshest Local Ingredients Available In All Of Our Dishes.
$18.0
Bowtie Portabello Chicken Pasta
grilled chicken breast in a creamy umami portabello mushroom sauce, spinach and aged asiago cheese.
$18.0
Chicken Breast Alfredo
grilled chicken breast sauteed with our homemade alfredo sauce, tossed with snow peas & linguini.
$20.0
Seafood Pasta
scallops, shrimp, fresh fish, prince edward mussels, edamame & fusilli pasta tossed in a creamy lobster sauce
$18.0
Mussels & Red Sauce Over Linguini
prince-edward mussels sauteed with red sauce, tomatoes, basil, roasted garlic & extra virgin olive oil served over linguini
$19.0
Shrimp Pasta
plump shrimp sauteed in white wine, tomatoes, spinach, scallions, garlic, shallots & aslago cheese tossed with linguini pasta
SEAFOOD
Also Check Out Daily Fresh Local Caught Fish And Seafood Special All Entrees Come With House Salad, Seasonal Vegetables, And Fresh Warm Bread
$25.0
Mango Nut Crusted Grouper
macadamia, pistachio and walnut crusted grouper with a mango beurre blanc & coconut basmati rice
$19.0
Grilled Succulent Shrimp Skewers
plump grilled shrimp. your choice of sweet and spicy thai chili, jerk, or house bbq. served with herb rice
$24.0
Lemon Infused Crab Cakes
lump blue crab meat infused with lemon zest, paired with saffron risotto and our roasted red pepper tartar and key lime aioli
$19.0
Grilled Honey Ginger Glazed Salmon
fresh salmon, grilled to perfection topped with honey ginger glaze with herb rice.
$25.0
Fresh Gulf Grouper
blackened, grilled, fried or sauteed, and served with herb rice.
$34.0
Broiled Lobster Tail
12 oz. florida warm water tail served with saffron asiago risotto & lobster drawn butter.
SIDES
$6.0
Sauteed Edamame
whole edamame in the pod with teriyaki dipping sauce.
$6.0
Gun Powder Onion Rings
w/ chipotle dipping sauce.
$5.0
Sauteed Fresh Spinach W/ Garlic
$6.0
W/shaved Asiago $7.0
Grilled Asparagus
PRICE RANGE
US$12 - US$30
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
CUISINES
American, Seafood
FEATURES
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Staff was great. Food was amazing!!!! Homemade salad dressings. Fish was fresh and we'll prepared. Would definitely eat there again when visiting in the area.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank H6303HOkathyc
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Everything was wonderful from start to finish! This restaurant was walking distance from our hotel. It only took us 5 minutes to get there. The restaurant was very very busy, and we did have reservations. Only had to wait about 15 minutes. Everything was wonderful...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Corinne I
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited several restaurants while we were in Treasure Island and this one had the best ambience. The service was very good and the food was delicious.

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank G7196EZkathyd
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very good food. Prices can be a bit steep, but the quality is excellent. Wait staff are great - fast and efficient. Was there for dinner - place was packed on a Saturday night - lots of folks waiting. Please note that its valet parking...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank jrzj42
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The grouper and swordfish were particularly fresh and delicious. All of us had great food and we would definitely go back again. The sautéed spinach had just the right amount of garlic and the broccoli was crisp and tastily seasoned.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank 454ronnied
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Middle Grounds definitely has the best food in Treasure Island. My husband and I have gone several times and each entree we have ordered has been delicious. The service and atmosphere is top notch as well. You won’t be disappointed!

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Janizia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

First time and we will be back...appetizers (calamari and artichoke fondue) were excellect....ribeye outsdtanding, scallops were excellent...ZERO complaints. Servee was excellent....highly recommend!

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank Turbo2017
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Middle Grounds Grill is the place to go on Treasure Island. The food is outstanding. The service is top-notch and they have great live music. I've met some of the nicest people there. I will return over and over.

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank Joy M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A great place to eat..food.staff.service first class.steaks brilliant.staff very friendly.reasonable prices

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank roncrowther75
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The menu here offers great variety plus $5 sangria on Tuesdays, half price wine by the bottle on Wednesdays and $5 cocktails on Thursday. Definitely worth a visit if you're in the area and you may also catch live music. This is a spacious restaurant...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank jigglypuff
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December 25, 2018|
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Response from Joy M | Reviewed this property |
They were closed on Christmas.
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Beth W
October 31, 2018|
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Response from ValerieH184 | Reviewed this property |
No, they are across the street from the beach, but the view is blocked by the condos. Easy walk across the street, though. The food is so worth the trip!
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Lgonza7
October 6, 2017|
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Response from WCoastFLman | Reviewed this property |
It's noisy; the "in" thing. If you're like me, and get enough noise at work, from your family and the other hassles in your life, then find a quiet, relaxing place for dinner and skip Middlegrounds. (The Pearl just down the... More
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