Siesta Key Restaurants You Might Not Have Heard About

When you’re vacationing on Siesta Key, you probably expect tons of shoreline, interesting history, and incredible shopping. There’s all that and more! No matter what your family likes to do, you’ll find it near our Siesta Key lodging. One of the best things about Siesta Key, however, is the food. There’s a little something for every taste, so you can have the ultimate dining experience any time of day. Of course, you should try out the popular restaurants in the area, but there are also plenty of hidden gems you might not have heard of before. Take the time to check out these five underrated Siesta Key restaurants.

Cafe Gabbiano

If you’re craving Italian, check out Café Gabbiano. You’ll experience an intimate atmosphere that’s the perfect blend of casual and upscale. Dine in the stunning main room or take your meal onto the patio to enjoy dinner with a view. Sample selections like lobster ravioli, calamari con pomodoro, salmon sole mio, and more. Every dish is made to order and utilizes the freshest ingredients from local producers, so you can rest assured you’re receiving the best possible meal.

Sunni Bunni

Whether you want an afternoon treat or a delicious dessert at the end of the day, SunniBunni is the place to be. Their slogan says it all: “The Ten Minute Spa for Your Tummy!” Locals and tourists alike have been visiting SunniBunni since 2008 to try their wide selection of smoothies, frozen yogurts, and Bunnibowls. All of the ingredients are seasonal, fresh, and organic, so you can get a delectable treat that’s also healthy!

Spearfish Grille

As you might guess by the name, Spearfish Grille is your destination for incredible seafood. Opened in March 2018, Spearfish Grille has already made a name for itself thanks to the welcoming owners and staff, quaint atmosphere, and unique interpretations of classic seafood dishes. Come try out the crispy fried grouper cheeks, cheesy Gulf shrimp and grits, Cuban sammy, and more. There’s also a wonderful kids’ menu, so the whole family can join in.

Siesta Key Beach Resort

Once you’re done dining, you’ll need a comfortable room in a Siesta Key beach hotel to return to. We are proud to have been named one of the best resorts in Siesta Key, offering affordable accommodations that will have you in the lap of luxury.

Turtle Beach Grill

For a casual eating spot that will welcome your four-legged friends, you can’t miss out on Turtle Beach Grill. They’re located just across from Turtle Beach, making this eatery the perfect place to grab a snack or meal between activities on the shore. Their extensive menu includes sandwiches and wraps, soups and salads, entrees, fried baskets, and more. Get a bunch of appetizers and desserts to share with the table, too! Stop by Thursday through Sunday from 5-9 p.m. to enjoy live music while you dine.

Miguel’s Restaurant

For a fun and romantic date night, Miguel’s offers French continental cuisine that will transport you across the ocean. The amazing selection of European dishes offers a little something for everyone, and the staff upholds the highest standards of food quality and customer service. Some popular selections include the bouillabaisse, Poulet roti, le canard roti maison, and le veau piccata. They also have a stunning dessert menu to finish off your evening.

All of these restaurants are underrated yet delicious, so take the time to seek them out!

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