Where to Eat in Turtle Beach: A Really Simple Restaurant Guide

Perhaps one of the best parts of vacation is getting to experience the unique cuisine of the area. Florida is known for its fresh seafood and globally inspired selections, giving everyone a chance to try something they’ll love. In Siesta Key, Turtle Beach is a particularly great spot to indulge in some of the most fascinating eateries in the area. Here is our Siesta Key restaurant guide, sure to give you a starting point to find a new favorite.

Siesta Key, Turtle Beach is a particularly great spot to indulge in some of the most fascinating eateries in the area. Here is our Turtle Beach restaurant guide.

Turtle Beach Pub & Grill

Turtle Beach Pub & Grill is Siesta Key’s best-kept secret with an “Old Florida” feel. It’s an eatery and a watering hole, one and the same. It’s your very own island oasis located at 8865 Midnight Pass Road. The restaurant looks like an island tiki hut and features live weekly music, Thursdays through Sundays 5P-9P on the patio deck.

They’re open daily for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. With a menu that offers favorite entrees such as Ahi-Tuna-Appetizer, Mahi Tacos, Pretzel & Queso Appetizer, and Taco Salad with Chicken, you can’t go wrong. Turtle Beach Grill is only 1-minute walking distance from the Turtles restaurant with a waterfront view. And only 2 minutes from Turtle Beach!

Turtles Restaurant on Little Sarasota Bay

You just can’t beat dinner with a view, and Turtle Beach has some of the most stunning waterfront views. It’s easy to have a great, casual meal where you can relax and take in the sunshine. One popular option is the Turtles Restaurant on Little Sarasota Bay. Since 1986, Turtles has been serving some of the freshest seafood around to locals and tourists alike.

This waterfront restaurant in Siesta Key has a menu that offers something for every palate, from fresh Mahi Mahi to filet mignon to pasta primavera and more. Extensive menus for brunch and early dinner make it a great stop at any time of the day! Sit and enjoy your meal against the phenomenal backdrop of the Bay, located at 8875 Midnight Pass Road.

Ophelia’s on the Bay in Turtle Beach

If you’re vacationing with your sweetheart and want to indulge in a special meal, there are plenty of restaurants in Siesta Key, but only one in Turtle Beach. Ophelia’s on the Bay is your ultimate dining experience, with unique global dishes set against the breathtaking view of Little Sarasota Bay.

Selections rotate daily to guarantee you a one-of-a-kind meal made with the freshest ingredients. Whether you come for happy hour, dinner, or Sunday brunch, you’ll enjoy a spectacular meal, friendly staff, and a great view. Ophelia’s is one of the best options for fine dining in Siesta Key.

Siesta Key is a food lover’s paradise, offering something for every palate and every budget. Ready to come to visit? Be sure to check out the local favorites of Turtle Beach! With a lanai overlooking the water, you can eat seaside every day when you stay in one of our Siesta Key beachfront vacation rentals. We can’t wait to help you enjoy your dream getaway!

Contact Us

Peppertree Bay Association
6056 Midnight Pass Road
Sarasota, Florida USA 34242

T 941.349.7777
F 941.346.0371


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