Longboat Key, Florida - The Dry Dock Grill is truly a hidden gem in the Bay area, featuring indoor and outdoor dining, and overlooking Sarasota Bay.
Known for having fresh seafood daily, the Dry Dock serves up a million dollar view of the water with some great tasting food on the side. The locals have been coming here for over twenty years, it's hard to find but it's worth the effort.
The Dry Dock is located at the south end of Longboat Key at the Boathouse Marina, just north of St. Armands Circle and Mote Marine.
This place has a casual and relaxing feel with lots of class. The inside area has great views from the second and third floors, while the outside covered patio area allows you to feel the breeze while enjoying the boats coming and going from the marina.
Here are some of their dishes:
GROUPER SANDWICH, A Dry Dock specialty. A fresh, domestic grouper filet served on a toasted kaiser roll. Please specify grilled or fried.
BOATHOUSE BURGER, This burger is one half pound of freshly ground char-grilled beef. Choice of American, Cheddar, Monterrey Jack or Swiss cheese.
FLORIDA GROUPER, A Dry Dock Specialty. A freshly caught grouper filet from the Gulf of Mexico.
GROUPER BRUSCHETTA, Grilled Gulf Grouper served over rice, topped with a tomato basil bruschetta & lightly drizzled with a balsamic vinegar reduction.
CRAB CAKES, A Dry Dock Specialty. Two cakes, made from lump crab meat, lightly seasoned & sauteed.
The Dry Dock Grill
412 Gulf of Mexico Drive
Longboat Key, Florida