One of the best things about Siesta Key is the scenery and abundance of fresh seafood available day or night. Every place from beachfront restaurants to nicer eateries offers top-notch fresh ingredients and serves up the best seafood in Siesta Key. There is something for everyone on this list. Give it a look and see for yourself where to find tasty, fresh seafood.
Captain Curt’s Crab and Oyster Bar
Fans of fresh fish will love this local place offering a variety of seafood dishes. Captain Curt’s Crab & Oyster Bar serves award-winning clam chowder not to be missed. Other fan favorites include crab cakes and fresh crab. Live music takes place in the evenings along with tasty beverages and drinks to satisfy everyone’s varying tastes. Tiki bar has a beautiful outdoor setting. Be sure to stop by and see for yourself why this is one of the best places to grab fresh seafood.
1200 Old Stickney Point Rd.
Siesta Key Summer House Steak and Seafood
For more upscale fare, try Siesta Key Summer House Steak and Seafood. This perfect spot for a bite to eat while enjoying surf and turf. Delicious options are available on a menu including shrimp scampi, gorgeous seared scallops, and delicious crab cakes made from fresh ingredients. Enjoy a glass of wine or other beverage paired with seared filet mignon and other classic seafood dishes. Top it off with dessert like delicious key lime pie.
149 Avenida Messina
Two locations make this the perfect spot to take advantage of fine, fresh seafood with a view. Stop by the Ocean Blvd location to enjoy outdoor seating and tasty drinks to pair with fine food. Daiquiri Deck offers raw oysters, steamed, and baked. Don’t forget to try oyster shooters. You have to try it to believe how good it tastes. Other seafood options include shrimp tacos, fish sandwiches, and blackened Mahi bites. Fish is fresh and prepared just for you. Enjoy a Key West Mahi salad or lump crab and many other foods and drinks.
1250 Stickney Point Rd. or Siesta Key Village at 5250 Ocean Blvd
Siesta Key Oyster Bar
If you love a good oyster bar, you’ve come to the right place. Siesta Key Oyster Bar has the freshest local ingredients around. This top seafood spot offers house favorites with homemade remoulade to accompany grouper bites and oysters. Blackened Mahi shrimp and crab cakes are some of the best around. Enjoy gluten-free options like scallops and risotto or seafood paella and, of course, daily hour specials of oysters from 3 to 6 pm.
5238 Ocean Blvd.
The Lobster Pot
Love lobster? Siesta Key does, too. Try the Lobster Pot on Ocean Blvd in Siesta Key Village. A truly fun, family-run eatery focused on seafood options. Enjoy fresh lobster bisque (a Taste of Sarasota award-winner) and baked stuffed lobster dutchess along with baked mac and cheese and lobster ravioli sure to please all palates. Many fish dinners are offered including grilled and blackened fish straight from the ocean.
5157 Ocean Blvd.
These seafood restaurants offer many options for all types of budgets and tastes. No matter what you’re looking for, you’re sure to find fresh and delicious seafood at a local place that won’t disappoint. Try one or try several and be sure to enjoy the view while dining.