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6500 Superior Ave, Sarasota, FL, Sarasota, FL 34231
+1 941-927-2708
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4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff
Description: Thin Crust Pizza / Sports Bar

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  • 22
    Excellent
  • 15
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 5
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Great Pizza

We visited Shaner's for pizza. We have been searching for a good thin crust pizza, similar to Imo's Pizza in St. Louis. We found it!!!! They had a great thin crust, quality toppings, good sauce & cheese. Not the same cheese as St. Louis, but still good. We plan to return in the near future. I... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 14, 2015
182dja
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Sarasota, Florida
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Sarasota, Florida
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2015 via mobile

Shaner's is the place to go for great pizza, cold beer and friendly service! I have recommended this restaurant to many of my friends and they have told me good things as well. Overall great choice for lunch/dinner

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2 Thank RoseG9571
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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43 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

Yes the pizza here is the best anywhere. The other dishes are pretty good too. Not a fancy place, but the service is excellent and friendly coupled with quality inexpensive food what more do you want of a diner/restaurant. Added to the above is the presence of the great man himself making every one feel welcome.

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2 Thank Alexander B
Sarasota, Florida
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50 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2015

We visited Shaner's for pizza. We have been searching for a good thin crust pizza, similar to Imo's Pizza in St. Louis. We found it!!!! They had a great thin crust, quality toppings, good sauce & cheese. Not the same cheese as St. Louis, but still good. We plan to return in the near future. I met Mr. Shaner. Nice... More 

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2 Thank 182dja
Felpham
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25 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015

Having read a few mixed reviews decided to go here as it was close to where we were staying as it was raining. We were a little apprehensive, the beer selection was not great but the pizzas were lush.

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2 Thank Suehawthorn
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015 via mobile

While visiting my friend he wanted a pizza,I wasn't in the mood for pizza ,after he ordered his pizza I seen they had a French Dip w/auju on a hoggie roll so he called back and orderd it.The only change we made was meat only ,no onions or mushrooms. When my friend Jon returned home with the food we found... More 

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Thank Gary D
Sarasota, Florida, United States
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

We have been going to Shaner's for the last twenty years once a week. Safe bet to say we love it!!!!

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2 Thank Nancy R
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015 via mobile

Great pizza. If you like thin crust this is the place. Sausage was excellent lots of flavor. The sauce is good too! Everything that makes a great pizza

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3 Thank Lisa C
Palm Harbor, Florida
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122 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

The food was just average. A friend had raved about the place and perhaps built up my expectations. The people seemed nice enough, but it didn't leave much of an impression. It's a good place to get an everyday meal, but not a destination restaurant by any means.

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Thank Marian M
South Florida, Florida
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384 reviews
295 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 371 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

This refers to the Gulfgate Shaner's. Went after the theater for a quick bite. Ordered the pizza. Wow! This is a "contender" for the best pizza in Sarasota. Quite honestly, when we first moved to SRQ several moons ago, Shaner's was recommended as best in town and we gave it a try. Unimpressive. Now, fast forward all these years and... More 

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4 Thank DocSkier
Stoughton, Massachusetts, United States
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118 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

Small selection of draught beers and none that I liked. The selection of wines was also very limited.

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Thank Alan W

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 6500 Superior Ave, Sarasota, FL, Sarasota, FL 34231
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Sarasota
  • Phone Number: +1 941-927-2708

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 8 - 20
  • Cuisine: Pizza, American, Delicatessen

Description

Thin Crust Pizza / Sports Bar
Open Hours
Sunday
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?