Dining with a waterfront view is truly a luxury while you’re visiting Siesta Key, but that incredible experience is available to you at a very reasonable cost when you visit Turtles Restaurant on Little Sarasota Bay. This restaurant also features some of the best locally sourced seafood dishes along with a family friendly atmosphere. Their large menu is sure to have a few of your favorites, along with some enticing new dishes to test out.
A history that dates back to 1986
Turtles Restaurant on Little Sarasota Bay has established itself as a high-quality waterfront restaurant over the past two decades. Plenty of local regulars as well as travelers to Siesta Key appreciate its amazing location, fresh seafood, and reputation for great service. Current general manager Alex Ortega worked his way up in the restaurant, starting off as a dishwasher at the age of 15. His three brothers work in the kitchen as well, and they are major contributors to the excellent service and cuisine that the restaurant is known for.
Great seafood and waterfront dining without the high price
The menu features a wide range of fresh seafood dishes at a price that is far lower than what you might expect to pay on Siesta Key or in the Sarasota region. It also makes Turtles Restaurant an ideal place for a family night out, where you can expect to spend significantly less money than any upscale eatery, while enjoying some of the best water views that you’ll find anywhere on the island.
The menu is vast and includes a wide range of enticing options including appetizers, soups, salads, lunch and dinner entrees, sandwiches, seafood platters and more. You’ll find traditional American favorites like cheeseburgers, BLTs, wings, and nachos as well as several seafood options like coconut Mahi Mahi, potato crusted haddock, shrimp and crab scampi, grouper, and baked shrimp.
Turtles Restaurant is also quite famous for their Key Lime pie, so be sure to leave some room for dessert! The early bird dinner menu also offers discounts on several entrees from 3:00 to 6:00 p.m. and a kid’s menu is available with discounted meals.
The surrounding area is known for being one of the best places to watch a sunset, and it’s even better when you’re dining with your loved ones right on the water.
With a location at ICW Marker 48, boaters and kayakers can dock right at the Turtle Beach Marina and grab an outdoor patio or Tiki seat, or choose from plenty of seating inside.
Make a reservation at Turtles Restaurant when you want to dine with a relaxing view of the water or enjoy a romantic sunset meal. Satisfy your craving for delicious local seafood after a fun day out shelling at Turtle Beach or kayaking at the nearby Neville Marine Preserve with your family.
Turtles Restaurant is conveniently located right by Turtle Beach on Siesta Key. Visit Turtles Restaurant at 8875 Midnight Pass Rd.