Jack Dusty

1111 Ritz-Carlton Dr.
Sarasota, FL 34236
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SarasotaÕs most buzzed about NEW seafood restaurant, lounge and marketplace features Coastal Cuisine & Crafted Cocktails with enviable water views. Who is Jack Dusty? The restaurantÕs name harkens back to nautical lore and was an 18th century short-hand term for the naval store clerk. ÒJackÓ referred to the additional national flags flown at the bow of a ship and later became a general term for sailor (Cracker Jack). ÒDustyÓ comes from ÒJack of the DustÓ who was once the PurserÕs steward working in the bread room, handling the flour. The Jack Dusty, under the ÒPurserÓ was responsible for doling out the daily lot of rum, or ÒgrogÓ to sailors on board ship. In later years, the Jack Dusty was assigned the task of meticulously maintaining the inventory of the shipÕs rum and food stores. Today, Jack Dusty is a symbol of camaraderie and community; festively gathering together to enjoy a good meal and drink. Hours: Marketplace 6 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. daily; Breakfast 7 a.m. to 11 a.m. daily; Lunch 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. daily; Dinner 5 p.m. to 11 p.m. daily; Lounge and Lounge Menu 11 a.m. to 'Close' daily. Jack Dusty also offers complimentary valet service.
  • Restaurants Facility Details
    • Boat Accessible
    • Meals Served
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    • Outdoor Dining
    • Valet Parking