Name: John Anderson
Hometown: Medfield, MA (Go Pats!)
Siesta Key Oyster Bar (SKOB)
5238 Ocean Blvd, Siesta Key, FL 34242
What’s your bartending experience and how long have you worked at SKOB?
I’ve been bartending 10 years, four here at SKOB.
What was the strangest or funniest experience you witnessed or were party to at work?
A bunch of Key rats decided to throw a superhero pub crawl. They all came in dressed up as every superhero in the book. I have never felt safer in my life knowing that all these crime stoppers were at my bar. I mean we had 3 Quail man super heroes for goodness sake!
Any hobbies, goals, etc. you enjoy when not working?
Music, dancing, camping, video games, paddleboarding, skating and hanging out with my girlfriend, Samantha, who is beautiful and ALWAYS right!
How would you describe yourself?
I’m like a tuxedo T-shirt because it says I want to be formal, but I’m here to party!
What makes SKOB a special place to visit?
SKOB is a bar for all ages and walks of life, and it has the most expensive wallpaper!
What specialty drink is SKOB noted for?
Our coconut strawberry lemonade
When is the best time for locals and visitors to enjoy your company at SKOB?
Sundays starting at 9 p.m. We are the only Bears Bar with a “Brady Brunch.”