News & Awards

Gecko’s Expands & Moves on Down the Road

Gecko’s flagship grill and pub, which recently celebrated its 25th anniversary, has outgrown its original space and is moving down the road to the former Harry’s Sports Bar at Stickney Point and South Tamiami Trail. Read the Sarasota Herald-Tribune article…

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Gecko’s Joins with USF CIL for Vets-2-Chefs Program

The Air Force gave Collin Mapps the confidence he never thought he had, but leaving the military left him lost and without a purpose. That is, until he joined Vets-2-Chefs with six other homeless veterans. Read the Sarasota Herald-Tribune article…

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Gecko’s Grill & Pub one of three recipients of the 2017 Restaurant Neighbor Award

Thank you to our friends at the Sarasota Herald-Tribune for recognizing small businesses & encouraging our success. Read the article here.

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941CEO Shares Mike & Mike’s Story

Thank you to our friends at 941CEO for sharing Mike & Mike's story. Read it here.

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We Appreciate Our Valued Guests for Voting for Us

Best of SRQ Local for Best Trivia Night (Gecko's), Best Local Fries (S'macks); and finalist for Best Local Fries, Best Place to Take Kids to Eat, and Best Bang for Your Buck (Gecko's). Thank you!    

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Gecko’s Grill & Pub Honored with Prestigious Nat’l. Restaurant Association Award

The Restaurant Neighbor Award Recognizes Outstanding Community Involvement The Gecko’s Hospitality Group family of restaurants is proud to announce that the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation has honored the restaurant group by selecting it as a 2017 Florida Restaurant Neighbor…

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Gecko’s Chili Cookoff to Support Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office Charitable Foundation

Gecko’s Grill and Pub at The Landings held the first ever chili cook–off for the Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office Charitable Foundation. Find video/article here.

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Exclusive: Gecko’s owners buy Marker 4 Restaurant

By: Sarasota Herald-Tribune April 4, 2016 Gecko’s Hospitality Group has added Marker 4, a waterfront landmark in Venice, to its impressive portfolio of local restaurants. Marker 4, currently open for business, is scheduled to reopen as Dockside Waterfront Grill in May.…

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Gecko’s Hospitality Group’s Southernmost Point is Venice!

Dockside Waterfront Grill at Marker 4 Joins GHG Siblings Venice, FL; April 3, 2016 // For a couple of local boys, the allure of ‘Old Florida’ never loses its charm. And so it is for the Gecko’s Hospitality Group as…

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Thank You to Our Valued Guests for Voting for Us

Herald-Tribune 2016 Sarasota Readers' Choice Awards Finalist for Best Sports Bar and Best American Restaurant    

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