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Shrimp Boat Grill

1020 Bloomingdale Ave, Brandon, FL 33511-6260
813-571-5858
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Ranked #5 of 259 restaurants in Brandon
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Seafood, Eclectic
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 NEW

We went with 8 people everyone was pleased with there food. I would highly recommend the fried green tomatoes appetizer. I had the crab cakes which were also delicious. The piocolada dipping sauce for the coconut shrimp was also very good. They also have a few decent beers to choose from. The staff was spot on and very attentive. My... More

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Sarasota, FL
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014 NEW

Live music, great waiter..Adam.and the food was wonderful. Wish it was closer to Sarasota. Will be back, for sure!

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Brandon, Florida
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014 NEW

Staff so rude... Noticeably prefers to serve white race... Ignore costumers. Waitress very rude and was only nice when we where about to leave... NO TIP... NOT WORTH A DIME..food may be good but it went down the drain... Will never recommend. No more meetings and luncheon to this place.... Use to love it but will Definetely spread the word...

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Valrico, Florida
Top Contributor
88 reviews 88 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014 NEW

We tried this place due to the reviews on tripadvisor and really enjoyed ourselves. We showed up on a Saturday night and wish we had reservations, but were lucky enough to grab some dinner at the bar. They include a unique menu on Saturday's for a pretty good price that we heard rave reviews on, but we weren't able to... More

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Tampa, Florida
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

My wife and I eat here at least once every two weeks, it has become our favorite restaurant. We entertain clients here and the food is consistently excellent. It is operated by a family, father, mother, son is the main chef. "Albie" is always trying new culinary delights and if he has Ahi Tuna go for it... the best I... More

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Tampa, Florida
Senior Contributor
34 reviews 34 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Excellent food and service!!! My favorite restaurant in Tampa. I have been tasting pretty much everything from the menu, and everything is delicious including their homemade ice cream!!!

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Wimauma, Florida
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

We recently had dinner at the new location. The atmosphere was pleasant but the quality of the food has gone down hill since the restaurant moved to their new location. The outdoor dining area seemed nice but weather that night was threatening so we opted for indoors. We had a fifteen minute wait so we opted to go to the... More

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Valrico, Florida
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

So, we have never been to shrimp boat - even in it's prior location. However, since they relocated closer to where we reside - we opted to give it a try. Honestly, most of our neighbors have been - none of which had anything good to say about this spot.... but we deiced to try it out for ourselves. Sadly,... More

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Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

I was presently surprised by the quality of this restaurant located on Bloomingdale Avenue. The waiter was top notch at his job and all the workers in the dining area were helping each other deliver superb service. The specials all sounded wonderful, but I ordered a shrimp pasta dish because we were at a shrimp restaurant. The dish was filled... More

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Sun City, Florida
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14 reviews 14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Having been a big fan of the Shrimp Boat at the old Lumsden Rd location I became even more impressed with the interior look and same quality of great dinner selections. However to make up for the increased overhead the bar mixed drinks and wine glasses have shrunk. The wine glasses hold only one half the amount from previous glasses... More

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