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Address: 801 Pass-A-Grille Way, Saint Pete Beach, FL
Phone Number: 727.360.1400
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Description: Historic fishing pier with bait and tackle shop, fishing charters, island...
Historic fishing pier with bait and tackle shop, fishing charters, island excursion charters and fresh seafood for sale. Bike and rod rentals.
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Caught our Shell Key Shuttle here. Good easy access.

Thanks for the parking validation, but I didn't know about it ahead of time. The dock should be washed occasionally with all the bird poop.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 17, 2015
Christi Z
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

Thanks for the parking validation, but I didn't know about it ahead of time. The dock should be washed occasionally with all the bird poop.

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Saint Pete Beach, Florida
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12 reviews 12 reviews
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

Merry Pier offers beautiful scenery, however use caution when coming by boat. During peak hours, it can become very chopping in this area.

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Sault Ste. Marie, Canada
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110 attraction reviews
98 helpful votes 98 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Located in historic pass a grill one can just sit and watch the activities, the birds, the boats, the view across , bring a fishing pole and try to catch one, or simply take a ferry out to one of the many destinations in the area.

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Hubbard, Ohio
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47 reviews 47 reviews
11 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

Easy parking (meters) and a short walk to the beach. Bout noon and 5pm the fishing charters come in. Stop and book your own trip (the Miss Pass a Grille is GREAT for a 1/2 day trip!) or just check out what was caught.

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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

The people who work there are so fun-loving and were helpful, too. Will always remember using this pier for boat rides.

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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82 reviews 82 reviews
49 attraction reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

Friendly service, souvenirs, bird watching, dolphin watching, shell key shuttle, sunset cruise, fishing trip, & just a cool little pier! Merry Pier has it all! Dont miss a chance to visit this pier in Pass-A-Grille & definitely take the Shell Key Shuttle! I also loved just walking along the water & watching people catch fish! We spotted a few dolphins,... More 

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Fargo, North Dakota
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36 reviews 36 reviews
7 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

Nice little pier on the Bay Side, and great place to fish or catch a ferry, fishing boat, or book a sunset cruise.

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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18 reviews 18 reviews
3 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

You can rent a rod and reel and a pier pass for about $20.00, and they give you 20 live shrimp for bait. There are many pelicans and egrets that also hang out here. Don't feed them. You can get pretty close to the birds. I think they like to watch us as much as we enjoyed watching them.

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Winston Salem, North Carolina
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47 reviews 47 reviews
8 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

Enjoyed sitting and relaxing on the pier by the water while I waited on the Shell Island Shuttle. The small store on the pier had fishing equipment, drinks, and a restroom.

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Tampa FL
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52 reviews 52 reviews
12 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

On the inter-coastal, mostly a bait shop, sodas, t-shirts, rent a bike, or go fishing. Been around a while.

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