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Shaner's

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American, Pizza, Sandwiches
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6500 Superior Ave, Sarasota, FL, Sarasota, FL 34231
+1 941-927-2708
Today
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Closed now
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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, Takeout
Description: Thin Crust Pizza / Sports Bar

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  • 19
    Excellent
  • 12
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
A Contender

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 11, 2015
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South Florida, Florida
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Palm Harbor, Florida
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88 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
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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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South Florida, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 437 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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Stoughton, Massachusetts, United States
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110 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 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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La Crosse WI
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

Four of us ate supper at Shaners; mainly pizza. We have eaten at their two earlier locations and while this one is small we had no problem parking and the food and service was great. We will definitely return.

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Sarasota
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 193 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

We were frequent visitors to the two previous Shaners and this location is quite a bit different. Walking in you get the sensation you are in a small warehouse; high ceilings but no atmosphere. As we always do, we ordered the Antipasto and Shaners favorite pizza. The Antipasto at $11 was small for the price. The menu reads that it... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

It is a smaller venue but more in line with the type of food served. I got the usual Shaner's favorite pizza and it is just as good as I remembered. It is by far my favorite pizza in Sarasota. Now at 6500 Superior Ave. Sarasota, FL 34231 941-927-2708

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Andy P, Manager at Shaner's, responded to this review

We're glad you enjoyed the new location! Every dish on our new menu is made from scratch, all the way down to the homemade croutons and pickles. More 

Sarasota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Shaner's has closed! Where can you get that wonderful cracker thin crust pizza in Sarasota now??????

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Osprey, Florida
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2013

We have eaten at Shaner's for years. Loved it when it was in other location. Since they moved, the menu has changed. We ate there twice, in the last month and noticed that they no longer have customers. Also, half of the restaurant is NOT air conditioned, so we HAD to eat in the bar. Last night, we ate there... More 

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Sarasota, Florida
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2013

If you like thin crust style pizza, then you will like the pizza at Shaners. However, there really isn't much else about the menu this is worthy of discussion. You can't even order a steak! Limited beer selection as well, and ambiance is a 0 out of 10 (absolutely no charm to be found whatsoever). Yes, there are some flat... More 

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St. Petersburg, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2013

Withouth question this is the place for pizza and ice cold beer. Moved into a larger restaurant area and that was a wise move. Lot's of TV's to watch sports while munching on the sweetest pizza I've ever had. I' a pizza person and this place blows everyone else away.

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Additional Information about Shaner's

Address: 6500 Superior Ave, Sarasota, FL, Sarasota, FL 34231
Phone Number: +1 941-927-2708
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Sarasota
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
Average Prices: USD 8 - 20
Cuisine: American, Pizza, Sandwiches

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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: American, Pizza, Sandwiches

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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