Category Archives: Florida Rest. 2023

Speaks Clam Bar

8764 State Road 70 E, Lakewood Ranch, FL – +1 941-232-7646 – https://speaksclambar.com/locations/lakewood-ranch 3/21/24 – Q-tips say: Started with Happy Hour drinks – (12 to 6) & we shared BLUE POINT OYSTERS. They were good. Mrs. Q had: A small … Continue reading

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GECKO’S GRILL – 12/22/23 Bradenton FL

Gecko’s Grill & Pub – Twelve Oaks Plaza, SR 70 & I-75, 7228 55th Avenue E., Bradenton, FL 34203 (941) 727-8988 – http://www.geckosgrill.com/menus.php Great attitude & great food & bar service.¬† Burgers are big with onion, mustard, pickle, lettuce. The … Continue reading

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Miguel’s 12/18/23

6631 Midnight Pass Rd. Sarasota, FL 34242 – 941-349-4024 – https://www.miguelsrestaurant.net/ Miguel’s Restaurant specializes in French and continental food. They have a wide selection of appetizers. Entrees include fresh gulf seafood, the choicest cuts of filet mignon, delicious poultry, and … Continue reading

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Capt. Brian’s Seafood

8421 N Tamiami Trl Sarasota, (941) 351-4492, www.captianbriansseafood.com 12/4/23 – Q-tips say: Great raw oysters, decent food, service & drinks. Mrs. Q says: We went with long time friend, Roger. We began our dinner by sharing: Savage Blonde Oysters Harvested … Continue reading

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Falafel & Kebab rest.

1133 W Granville Ave., (773) 654-1326, falafelkebab.com First time visit. 11/3/23 Q-tips say: Wanted to try their food but they don’t serve liquor/wine/or beer. BYOB & was told there is not corkage fee. Decided to order out & have our … Continue reading

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Sitting in Bars with cake

Corinne convinces her baker best friend, Jane, to commit to a year of baking cakes and bringing them to bars with the goal of meeting people and developing confidence. Q-tips say: Yes, watch it. A tale of friendship and loss … Continue reading

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Pascone’s

5239 University Pkwy University Park, (941) 210-7368, www.pascone’s.com Inside/outside seating. Great service from bartender/server Bryan. Q-tips say: Wonderful evening – good service, drinks, food. I had: Happy Hour drink: Bitter Sling Old FashionMark Bourbon / Pear Syrup / Chocolate Bitters … Continue reading

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Selva

University Town Center 67 N. Cattlemen Rd., Sarasota – 941.358.6272 http://www.selvagrill.com Q-tips say: We will come back because we really did enjoy the ambiance, food, drinks & service bt Brian M. Mrs. Q had: the Happy hour – Dinner Happy … Continue reading

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TURTLES REST. Siesta Key/Sarasota FL 4/4/23

TURTLES REST. 8875 Midnight Pass Rd., Sarasota, FL 34242, (941) 346-2207, turtlesrestaurant.com Q-TIPS SAY – After our trip to Myakka Park – went to Turtles. Great view on the bay, service, drinks and the food is good. The Q’s have … Continue reading

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PHILLIPPI CREEK Oyster Bar – Sarasota FL 2/18/23

PHILLIPPI CREEK 5353 S Tamiami Trl., Sarasota, FL 34231, (941) 925-4444www.creekseafood.com Q-TIPS SAY: Decent food, service, drinks. They have¬† HAPPY HOUR- 3-5:30 PM daily. Great service from Jorge. Had our usual libations – I had an Old Fashion – up … Continue reading

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