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Ophelia's On The Bay

9105 Midnight Pass Rd. (Turtle Beach Pk.) Send to Phone
The most luscious sunset viewing on Siesta Key and some of the most gastronomically ambitious fare in greater Sarasota.


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Ophelia's On The Bay, Siesta Key, FL

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Ophelia's On The Bay Restaurant Review

: When you need a little romance, only one place on Siesta Key will do. Located at the southern tip of the key, Ophelia's has a waterfront terrace that the moon favors with an extra luminous show over Little Sarasota Bay and the mainland. The interior of the restaurant is elegant, but it would be a shame not to sit outside and take in the sherbet-hued show. After many years, Ophelia's keeps pushing the culinary envelope, expertly juxtaposing sweet-and-salty combinations that marry meats with fruits (coconut-and-cashew-crusted grouper with papaya jam), and salty meats with fish (black sea bass and cockle clams pan-roasted with apple wood-smoked bacon and leeks). It’s a distinctive and memorable palette of flavors that is complemented by a quirky wine list. The menu changes nightly.

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