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Shrimp Boat Grill

1020 Bloomingdale Ave, Brandon, FL 33511-6260
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Ranked #6 of 263 Restaurants in Brandon
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Sun 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Seafood, Eclectic
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Brandon, Florida
11 reviews 11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

Just in case you wondered--yes, you can still find Lee and Jane in their favorite booth every Saturday ordering the Category 4 meal. You might ask why we order the same thing every time--doesn't it get boring? And the answer is still a resounding NO! This is our weekly adventure! We never know just what Chef will prepare because even... More

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Senior Contributor
49 reviews 49 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

I've been to the old location and the new location and prefer the natural light at the new place. The old site was way too dark at lunch! Food however is the same. GREAT! Good coconut shrimp with a different dipping sauce, Piña Colada taste. Yummy! The plain fried shrimp are always cooked to perfection. Tail pulls right off. Service... More

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Loxahatchee, Florida
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37 reviews 37 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

I checked some reviews about this location not being the same since it moved to a new location but I decided to check it out for myself. The drinks did seem a bit smaller but the food was another story. As noted on my visit to their old location the menu still does not look like anything special but when... More

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Washington DC
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26 reviews 26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

I was in town for the weekend, and It was past dinner time and nobody could think of a good place to go. My brother suggested Shrimp Boat, and I had wanted to try it out anyway. I have to say, it was really good. Our server was great. Very professional and funny as well. I forget his name though.... More

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24 reviews 24 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

We have gone to this restaurant for several years, and we have brought many different friends here. Whether it is fish or shell fish, we have always enjoyed the food. Our friends have enjoyed the steak and hamburger, but we come for seafood. If there was a problem with food, we spoke up, and it was replaced. Service is friendly,... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

Great great food! Love the category 4 menu! That's all I get when I go there! Love it it's always a party for my taste buds and I recommend to all my friend! Everything they make is great! Nice new location. Great wine pairings as well.... One of my absolute favorite places!!

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Kirkwood, Missouri
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34 reviews 34 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

We had an early dinner here. The atmosphere was pleasant and modern. The service was excellent. My stuffed flounder was over cooked but my husband's scallops and shrimp were excellent. The calamari appetizer was excellent also. My daughter was not thrilled with the seafood agrautin (it was spicy) and fried shrimp (breading tasted funny). After reading all the reviews I... More

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Went here based on a friend's recommendation and ended up having an unforgettable meal. Everything about this place was great. Great food, great drinks, and great service. The crab fried rice was amazing and better than Eddie V's. The sautéed crabcake was a good size and cooked to perfection. I applaud the chef for this since a lot of restaurants... More

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Brandon, Florida
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

We went to the Shrimp boat this past weekend, I had the swordfish with grits...OMG.. it was amazing and had such a delicious taste. The atmosphere and service was spot on and the bar had such a unique ambiance. I definitely will be going back to the shrimp boat again...and ..ànd again. Loved it

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Brandon, Florida
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

As a former student of the culinary Institute of America, I tend to be very fussy about restaurants. My first experience with shrimp boat was with a large party. Often times in the restaurant business large parties will challenge both the kitchen and the servers. Both the kitchen staff and the servers met the challenge without any problems. The server... More

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