Dog Friendly Waterfront Restaurants in Sarasota, FL

There are 3 pet friendly waterfront restaurants in Sarasota that welcome dogs at their outdoor tables, and 8 more nearby. Need help deciding where to eat? Here's a detailed description of each restaurant, along with pictures and reviews from other dog owners. Coming from out of town? Get a discounted rate on pet friendly hotels in Sarasota. Bone appetit!

Pet Friendly The Bearded Clam Waterfront Restaurant & Tiki Bar
The Bearded Clam Waterfront Restaurant & Tiki Bar The Clam features casual inside and waterside seating with a boat dock, heated pool, sundeck, and a dog-friendly Tiki Bar. See Details
Pet Friendly Marina Jack
Marina Jack For delicious waterfront dining, stop by Marina Jack, located on its own marina right in downtown Sarasota. They have a large pet-friendly outdoor patio area where you and your dog can enjoy a meal while enjoying the refreshing breeze coming from the gulf. Come by for lunch, dinner, or Sunday brunch, served from 11:15am-2pm. Try the bananas foster french toast or the stuffed half Maine lobster. Marina Jack's prides themselves on using fresh, locally sourced produce, dairy, and seafood. In the evenings, enjoy live music every night. See Details
Turtle's Dogs are welcome at outdoor tables at the tiki bar at Turtle's Restaurant. Located on Sarasota Bay, the restaurant provides excellent waterfront views. Turtle's offers early bird dining specials, happy hour specials, and a Sunday brunch buffet in addition to the regular lunch and dinner offerings. The menu features several seafood options like shrimp and crab scampi linguine pasta, baked stuffed shrimp, coconut-crusted mahi-mahi, and platters of fried shrimp, scallops, and Gulf fish. Turtle's Restaurant is open daily from 10am until 8:30pm. Please note that dogs are not allowed at outdoor tables on the deck dining area. See Details
Old Salty Dog Restaurant Waterfront eatery serves chicken tenders burgers, shrimp, lobster rolls, and fresh fish. Outdoor tables are dog friendly. See Details
The Bridge Tender Inn and Dockside Bar This bayside waterfront restaurant and pub serves seafood and steaks. Dogs are welcomed on leash in the outdoor seating area. Water bowls and doggy burgers available. See Details
Casey Key Fish House Casey Key Fish House serves a variety of delicious seafood dishes in a relaxed waterfront setting with dog-friendly outside seating. Popular menu choices include New England clam chowder, peel n' eat shrimp, crab cakes, grouper sandwiches, fish and chips, grilled salmon, and pan-seared snapper. Dogs are welcome on the outdoor patio, but not in the tiki hut/bar area. Casey Key Fish House is open from 11:30am to 9pm seven days a week. See Details
NokoMos Sunset Grill Waterfront dining in a festive astmosphere. Menu includes mahi mahi sandwiches, aloha salmon, and lobster rolls. Outdoor seating welcomes dogs, but call ahead first for availability. See Details
Blu Mangrove Grill Blu Mangrove Grill offers a vast selection of high quality seafood such as Prince Edward Island mussels, oysters Rockefeller, crab cakes, and sushi. Outdoor deck seating welcomes dogs. See Details
Seafood Shack The Seafood Shack is a local hotspot for fresh fish and is a popular venue for special events. There is ample dockside seating outside with dog-friendly picnic style tables where you and your pooch can watch the boats while you enjoy your meal. Happy hour is served Monday through Friday from 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm. The Seafood Shack promotes local fishing charters by offering a "hook to platter" special. If you used one of the preferred boat charters listed on their website, you can bring your catch back to the restaurant to be prepared any way you like. If you'd rather not have to catch your own meal, their menu has plenty of options including seafood, salads, and entrees. See Details
Annie's Bait & Tackle Annie's Bait and Tackle is a small, dockside seafood joint with a laid back atmosphere. Although the shop seems to be just a bait and tackle store at first blush, they serve a simple menu of appetizers, sandwiches, and seafood plates. There are several outdoor tables with dog-friendly seats, too. The most popular item on the menu is by far the Grouper Sandwich which comes with fries and slaw. Annie's also serves beer to go along with your meal and the waterfront views. See Details
Star Fish Company The Star Fish Company seafood market offers a dockside restaurant with waterfront views. There are a few dog-friendly seats so your pup can join you for fresh seafood. Their menu includes grouper, shrimp, oysters, soft shell crab, and much more. You'll find seafood plates, sandwiches, and house specials like the stone crab claws or the honey-pecan chicken for those who prefer meat over seafood. You can wind down after dinner with their popular Capt. Kathe's Key Lime Pie or a cold beer. The Star Fish Company takes cash only so make sure you come prepared! The restaurant is open Tuesday through Saturday from 11:30am to 8:00pm and Sunday through Monday from 11:30am to 3:00pm. See Details