Dining Out

Looking for Delicious Food and Drink?

Manasota Key offers you a beach town with no fast food chains and no traffic lights.
A variety of daily choices ranging from ' quick bites' to 'fine dining' await you without ever having to leave the island...
from fresh seafood to smoked BBQ to a great burger & fries.

Be sure to check out these restaurants that our locals and guests enjoy while spending time on Manasota Key!
2045 N. Beach Rd, Englewood - 941-474-1517
This casual beach restaurant invites you to enjoy the gulf breezes on their spacious outdoor patio, dine indoors in the stylish dining room, or enjoy a tropical cocktail at the bar. Lock ‘N Key offers live entertainment with a host of artists. A full dining experience in a friendly, social atmosphere.

2395 N. Beach Rd, Englewood - 941-460-8219
Casual fare during the day, fine dining at night.  Cafe and restaurant serving breakfast, lunch and dinner that has a cozy, coffee shop vibe during the day and intimate fine dining in the evening. Sip some coffee and enjoy breakfast on the casual front patio or dine out back for a stunning view of Lemon Bay.
1975 Beach Rd, Englewood - 941-460-8280
C ome enjoy daily live music while eating or drinking in the air conditioned dining room. Grab a picnic table outdoors on the dock overlooking Lemon Bay or a table in the sand for a ‘true outdoor beach’ dining experience. Sandbar Tiki & Grille offers beach games for the kids and a dance floor for everyone to enjoy.

2095 N. Beach Rd, Englewood - 941-475-3400
At this restaurant, you have two dining choices. Upstairs and indoors, The Waverly, has floor to ceiling windows offering spectacular sunset and gulf views. Downstairs and outdoors, The Wave , offers a casual beach bar atmosphere. Looking for a beachside wedding? Contact the Waverly to help you plan your special day!
1855 Gulf Blvd, Englewood - 941-475-6801
Yo u are invited to bring your boat through Lemon Bay to our deepwater docks and enjoy a meal and some music outdoors or undercover. Walking over from Englewood Beach or coming by boat makes this a popular eating spot. F antastic live, daily entertainment with innovative bands will keep you groovin' all day long!
1350 Beach Rd, Englewood - 941-474-9500
Come enjoy creative food and sophisticated wines with beautiful views of Lemon Bay as your backdrop. Offering an extraordinary dining experience with outdoor and indoor seating.

Ready to Venture off the Key and into Englewood ?

Just take a short drive back over the Tom Adams Bridge and you will find plenty of additional restaurants, spanning numerous cuisines,
that are all located just a short distance away from the beach.
Below are just a few of the many choices!

When you reach the intersection of Beach Road and Highway 776 (McCall Rd), you will have the option of a right or left turn.

Turning right? All of these choices are available to you:

2080 S. McCall Rd, Englewood - 941-474-5343
Enjoy the unique flavors of the islands alongside southern cuisine
1400 Aqua View Lane, Englewood - 941-474-4292
Menu features Greek, Italian and seafood specialities
1951 S. McCall Rd, Suite 530, Englewood - 941-474-7767
Strictly casual restaurant serving breakfast, lunch and dinner
2670 Placida Rd, Englewood - 941-697-8050
Low key bar & grill featuring pizza and sandwiches
1997 Kentucky Ave, Englewood - 941-828-1591
American, Italian & seafood dishes offered in a casual venue
260 Maryland Ave, Englewood - 941-828-1368
Waterfront spot offering an American menu in a rustic, open-air space
2000 Oyster Creek Dr, Englewood - 941-460-8999
Chef Owned offering a pub style menu with indoor & outdoor dining options
6800 Placida Rd #1A, Englewood - 941-698-8880
Family Owned & Operated Casual Dining with an Italian/American Menu
1720 S. McCall Rd, Englewood - 941-208-5110
Serving Breakfast & Lunch with a variety of Mimosas and Bloody Marys
2639 Placida Rd, Englewood - 941-460-8081
Laid-back cantina offering traditional Mexican dishes & Margaritas
5855 Placida Rd #100, Englewood - 941-697-7799
Relaxed restaurant with outdoor patio serving steaks, prime
rib and seafood
3542 N Access Rd D, Englewood - 941-475-2238
Cafe specializes in local, home cooked, made to order dishes
2091 S. McCall Rd, Englewood - 941-475-5656
Family Owned & Operated with Italian dishes that the whole family can enjoy

Turning left? Look for any of these selections:

451 S. Indiana Ave, Englewood - 941-474-7777
Family restaurant serving breakfast, lunch and dinner
285 W. Dearborn St,  Englewood - 941-475-1355
Offering varied cuisine specialties prepared to individual order
60 S Indiana Ave, Englewood - 941- 460-6063
Cozy, kid-friendly Mexican restaurant
138 N Indiana Ave, Englewood - 941- 475-0819
Relaxed surf-themed cafe featuring burgers, seafood & sandwiches
1859 Englewood Rd, Englewood - 941-208-6330
Serving up great food and all the sporting events in a casual atmosphere
Blue Pineapple Bistro
470 W. Dearborn St, Englewood - 941-460-6537
Enjoy breakfast & lunch outdoors under a beautiful oak tree

70 N Indiana Ave, Englewood - 941-473-0171
Family-owned eatery offers a surf 'n' turf menu, early-bird specials & occasional live music.
301 W Dearborn St, Englewood - 941-681-3500
A variety of freshly made speciality foods in a fun atmosphere with a colorful decor
420 W Dearborn St, Englewood - 941-473-8466
Wine bar, tapas restaurant, bottle shop with 350 wine varieties
779 W Wentworth St, Englewood - 941-475- 3712
Seafood, burgers & cocktails in a laid-back spot with bay views and a patio
1965 S Tamiami Trail, Venice - 941-445-4755
Casual option with a warm atmosphere serves Italian comfort food

Would you enjoy "Dining on an Island?"

For a truly memorable dining experience, catch the water taxi to Rum Bay Restaurant where you can dine on an island!

7092 Placida Road, Cape Haze - 941- 697-0566
7400 Rum Bay Court, Placida - 941-697-0566

Park your car in the Leverock’s parking lot and catch the water taxi over to our Island restaurant!
This 20 minute, $6 ride through the intercoastal waters to Palm Island will bring you right to the Rum Bay docks.
Then it’s just a short walk on the boardwalk through the mangroves to our front door.
Rum Bay specializes in seafood served in a casual island atmosphere .        .

Any chefs traveling with you?

Grab this opportunity to create your own meals in one of our fully stocked kitchens! Englewood has several large supermarkets where you can stock up on snacks, drinks, and groceries. Then you can head on back to your Beach retreat and whip up a gourmet meal or make use of our outdoor grills.
Here are the local supermarkets:

2 locations
1510 Placida Rd
55 N. Indiana Ave, Englewood
1951 S. McCall Rd #300, Englewood

Planning to prepare some fresh Florida seafood? We have several fresh seafood markets in the area!

1939 Beach Rd, Englewood - 941- 474-8236
Located right on the water with freshly caught fish, shrimp and crab
2700 Placida Rd , Englewood - 941-6987-8936
Fresh Cold Water Seafood Brought In Daily
136 S. McCall Rd, Englewood - 941-474-8877
Freshest Catch Straight off the Boats