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Slim's Place

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American, Bar, Pub
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9701 Gulf Drive, Anna Maria, Anna Maria Island, FL 34217
+1 941-567-4056
11:30 am - 12:00 am
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Sun 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon 3:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tue - Wed 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thu - Sat 11:30 am - 12:00 am
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Streator, Illinois
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Great live music on Saturday night. My daughter had a cheese pizza, which she thought was delicious. I had a burger with provolone and it was thick, juicy and amazing. I chose pasta salad for the side and it was light and tasty. Not a large building and probably not set up for little kids, but was perfect for myself... More 

Thank reach4me
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Enjoyed two apps (lobster Mac and cheese and sliders) and a crab arugula pizza. Food was good, waitress was very nice. Atmosphere is good, a little loud. Only beer and wine.

Thank Jackie P
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Didn't except to go into the establishment and have prices $13 for apps and $20+ entrees! We weren't impressed with the prices or the food! PLUS the kids meals are all $9.50!! Yes $9.50!!

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Chris S, Owner at Slim's Place, responded to this review

Maybe your expectations were unrealistic. You can't do good food cheap. And as far the kids meals they include unlimited drinks. More 

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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was such an unexpected delight! Not because we are from Philly and loved the memorabilia wall to wall, but the food was great! The waitresses were attentive and friendly and the food was served quick. We will definitely be going back!!!

Thank Kathmc3
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The waitress admitted that they don't use reall lobster but stated that most tourist won't figure that out. We'll, being from New England, we figured it out. Very disappointed. For real Lobster Mac and Cheese go to Island Time.

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Chris S, Owner at Slim's Place, responded to this review

Sorry you were disappointed but being from the best lobster place on the world..New England why would you come to Florida and order lobster anything. We have so many local fresh fish choices that would have been a much better experience. We do use lobster in our dish along with white fish and it is our best seller. Where ever... More 

Bradenton, Florida
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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lazy afternoon visiting my mother and we were hungry - Jumped in the car and came upon Slim's. Great place friendly staff and awesome food!! I had the Caesar Salad with Blacked Chicken - it's a winner. Defiantly will return to try other items on the menu,

Thank Haywood J
New Jersey
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31 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2016 via mobile

The cheese steak was the closest we've had to a real Philly cheese steak in this area. The beer was ice cold, nachos were really good, Mac & cheese was great too. The employees were really friendly. The only downfall was the kids meals are $10 each. We still enjoyed it and will be back.

Thank amylynne1224
Bradenton, Florida
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282 reviews
183 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016

Great food at high price for a sports bar. Walking to Beach but not fancy and no views. Chicken wings are huge and philly cheese steak sandwiches surprise. Everything is very good.

Thank dicksmith24
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22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016 via mobile

Stopped here for a beer while shopping with friends. Granted, it was durinh the afternoon, so it wasn't busy...at all, there were only 2 other customers besides us. The staff was not very attentive or friendly, they were talking to each other, not the customers. (It is a Pennsylvania sports themed bar, Pittsburgh Pirates and Philadelphia Phillies decor. Being from... More 

Thank Jennifer H
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016

Brilliant place to eat - great atmosphere - busy sports bar very casual and beach friendly. Food is delicious especially the pizzas and mac n cheese - service is very friendly and welcoming - would thoroughly recommend.

Thank AngelaLiversidge

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$5 - $19
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Parking Available
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children, Bar scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
3:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9701 Gulf Drive, Anna Maria, Anna Maria Island, FL 34217
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Anna Maria Island  >  Anna Maria
  • Phone Number: +1 941-567-4056
Slim's Place is a great spot where local islanders and all island visitors can hang out and enjoy some of the best food and drinks AMI has to offer. We have live music on weekends and stay open for the late night crowd looking To eat, drink or watch a game on one of our 12 TVs, or just enjoy some great times with friends. Slim's Place is operated (7-2-2013) by the Smargisso family who used to own The Banana Cabana Caribbean Restaurant in Bradenton Beach on AMI. We are very excited to have executive chef and partner PJ Smargisso heading up the culinary team along with Chris Powers at Slim's Place. They are 2 of the best young chefs on AMI. They both will always think outside the box and create some awesome food that will leave you wanting to come back for more. We are from the Philadelphia area and will be doing some of the best Philly style bar foods we all know and love. Philly cheese steaks, along with pizza, pasta and fresh seafood, chicken & ribs. We promise to amaze you with our food and fun!

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