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Fun things to do on the water – Waterfront dining by boat.

Here at Cannons Marina we’re constantly on the lookout for fun things to do on the water.
So if you are looking for waterfront dining by boat, we have listed here our top six places to eat while enjoying your day boating with family and friends.
If you do not have a boat then think about rental boat here at Cannons Marina. Renting a boat from us is easy, we have boat rentals by the day, week or month,  just call us and we will give you the details.  There are no hidden costs or high club fees,  just a simple form and you have a boat rental that is your’s for the day, week or even a month!
1. The Crow’s Nest – Venice, Florida. Awesome salads, fish, burgers and a great wine list. Caution – Be sure you’re ready for the fast tides when docking! The Crow’s Nest is located directly on the Venice inlet pass.
2. The Salty Dog – New Pass, Sarasota Florida. Some of the best fish sandwiches and burgers in the area. The pass can be busy and the water can get rough; be sure to bring your bumpers boaters.
3. Marina Jack’s – downtown Sarasota Florida. A local favorite, downtown dining, seafood and burgers with an edge of Sarasota sophistication. The dock master will direct you to your mooring.
4. Star Fish Market – Cortez Fishing Village, Florida. Great tradition combined with Old Florida seafood that’s worth the trip. Caution – Stay in the channel; there are lots of sunken wrecks and oyster bars on both sides.
5. Mar Vista Dockside Pub & Restaurant – north end of Longboat Key, Florida. Fish sandwiches, salads, great burgers and a gorgeous setting.
6. Moore’s Stone Crab Restaurant – north end of Longboat Key, Florida. Fish sandwiches, dinner, and fabulous stone crabs. These guys are the oldest seafood restaurant under the same ownership in Manatee County and they over-look the bay on beautiful Longboat Key.