To the seafood lovers, this Sarasota area guide is for you! We've compiled a list of the best places to get catfish in Sarasota and the top spots to get fresh grouper in Sarasota. Locals and tourists, this one is for you, and these seafood restaurants in Sarasota do not disappoint.

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Check out the best places to eat catfish and grouper in Sarasota if you want to taste some of the freshest seafood in all of south Florida. For more seafood in Sarasota, 941area is your go-to guide for all the best restaurants in Sarasota and Bradenton.

Caddy's Bradenton
4.8  5 Rating (8)
801 Riverside Drive East, Bradenton FL, 34208
Caddy’s Bradenton located directly on the Manatee River in charming Bradenton, Florida. Complete with a tiki hut, live music stage and unbeatable...
Owen's Fish Camp
4.8  5 Rating (4)
516 Burns Lane, Sarasota FL, 34236
Owen's Fish Camp is the Caragiulo Brothers sixth restaurant creation inspired by local Sarasota history. Located in the heart of Burns Court in Downtown...
Walt's Fish Market, Restaurant and Tiki Bar
4144 S Tamiami Trl, Sarasota FL, 34231
When he arrived in Sarasota for the winter with the performers and other roustabouts, he fell in love with the picturesque little fishing village, and...
Phillippi Creek Restaurant & Oyster Bar
5353 S Tamiami Trl, Sarastoa FL, 34231
Located in a tropical setting, this family restaurant features a multiple choice of fresh local seafood daily. Outdoor and indoor waterfront dining. Come...
The Blue Rooster
4.8  5 Rating (3)
1525 4th St, Sarasota FL, 34236
The Blue Rooster is the place to be for a Southern-inspired good time in Downtown Sarasota. Stop in and enjoy local music six nights a week as well as classic...
7218 N Tamiami Trl, Sarasota FL, 34243
Family style home cooking, breakfast, lunch, dinner all day.
Stottlemyer's Smokehouse
19 East Rd, Sarasota FL, 34240
We are an open-air restaurant, old-Florida tiki bar, and live music venue established by the Stottlemyer family. Our menu includes delicious barbecue like...
Ophelia's On the Bay
4.6  5 Rating (6)
9105 Midnight Pass Road, Sarasota FL, 32424
Ophelia's on the Bay is a casually elegant seafood restaurant on Sarasota Bay. An exceptional dining experience with both indoor and outdoor seating.
Jrs Old Packinghouse Cafe
987 S Packinghouse Rd, Sarasota FL, 34232
Authentic Cuban Caribbean fare! Excellent atmosphere, food, spirts and down-home attitude with live music six nights a week! Please join us!
Duval's Fresh. Local. Seafood
4.8  5 Rating (4)
1435 Main St, Sarasota FL, 34236
Lunch and dinner available every day with brunch on Saturdays and Sundays! Happy Hour available every day from 3pm to 7pm! With a focus on freshness...
Old Salty Dog City Island
4.5  5 Rating (6)
1601 Ken Thompson Pkwy, Sarasota FL, 34236
The Old Salty Dog restaurants exemplifies what Southwest Florida has to offer – warm hospitality, quality and fresh products sourced locally and sustainably...
Captain Brian's Seafood Market & Restaurant
4.0  4 Rating (1)
8421 N Tamiami Trail, Bradenton Beach FL, 34243
Captain Brian's allows you to bring the food home or enjoy it on the spot. Giving some of the freshest seafood you can experience in tthe srea.
GROVE
4.9  5 Rating (7)
10670 Boardwalk Loop, Lakewood Ranch FL, 34202
GROVE Restaurant, Patio and Ballroom is the newest offshoot of PIER 22, the award-winning waterfront destination headed by restaurateurs Hugh Miller and...
New Pass Baithouse & Grill
4.9  5 Rating (3)
1505 Ken Thompson Pkwy, Sarasota FL, 34236
The Grill Since 1929, we figure we've sold over one million delicious New Pass Burgers. There's a reason folks keep coming back for more! Your choice...
Kacey's Seafood - Sarasota
4904 Fruitville Rd, Sarasota FL, 34232
Casual restaurant, serving outstanding seafood as well as burgers, ribs, chicken and more. Moderately priced selection of beer and wine also available.