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The Shrimp Boat

1020 Bloomingdale Ave, Brandon, FL 33596-6105
+1 813-571-5858
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good23%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
Travelers talk about
“seafood” (79 reviews)
“shrimp” (76 reviews)
“carrot cake” (6 reviews)
Closes in 11 min
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM Hours
Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1020 Bloomingdale Ave, Brandon, FL 33596-6105
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Reviewed November 17, 2016 via mobile

Grouper can be rather pricey, so I only order it where I know the chef can do it justice. Had it grilled in a sandwich, it was a huge piece of fish, I cut off the ends and gave my husband some. It was juicy...More

Date of visit: November 2016
Thank annie t
Reviewed November 14, 2016 via mobile

The food is great! They also have a bar area with unique cocktails. Sometimes they have live music. It's a much older crowd. They close early.

Date of visit: November 2016
1  Thank elizabeth c
Reviewed November 10, 2016 via mobile

Had a great dinner. Food and service was wonderful and a great value. Also offer a wine pairing with dinner. I highly recommend as they did a great job!

Date of visit: November 2016
Thank Jacqui S
Reviewed November 7, 2016

The Ceviche, is the best! Prices may seem high but when you finish eating, it'll all be worth it. I suggest going.

Date of visit: September 2016
1  Thank addieBtrippin
Reviewed November 6, 2016

People, go to The Shrimp Boat!!!!!! It's the very best!! Craft cocktails, inventive menu, awesome service. What more could you want?? Our server, Tiffany, was incredible!!! She took and unhurried amount of time to explain menu questions we had, made sure we were doing well...More

Date of visit: November 2016
1  Thank Travelswell4fun
Reviewed October 20, 2016

Met for a week night dinner with friends. They offer a good selection of dinners and several combo specials. They also offered several wine, liquor & beer happy hour specials (5 to 6:30). Food was all good & service was good.

Date of visit: October 2016
1  Thank Alan O
Reviewed October 18, 2016

My husband and I visited the Shrimp Boat on Sunday, October 16, and had such a wonderful experience from beginning to end. The greeter was smiling and was very informative while the waitress came with a beautiful smile and explained to us the dishes and...More

Date of visit: October 2016
1  Thank Bettye J
Reviewed October 18, 2016

My husband and I had lunch at this restaurant today. Although Tripadvisor says it is in Brandon, FL, it is actually in Valrico. I had the most delicious shrimp cocktail and a the best ever Mediterranean salad (with grilled shrimp). The dressing was superb and...More

Date of visit: October 2016
1  Thank Debra W
Reviewed October 17, 2016 via mobile

Food was good and reasonably priced Not much atmosphere for romantic celebration. Great place for evening out otherwise.

Date of visit: August 2016
1  Thank John C
Reviewed October 17, 2016

We just experienced our first—and definitely not our last—Shrimp Boat brunch on Sunday. Our friends Carol and Sarah joined us in our adventuring and after consulting with Jessica over our choices, we shared our latest news and views. There was a special menu with unique...More

Date of visit: October 2016
2  Thank jane n
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December 2, 2018|
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Response from FrequentFlier661851 | Reviewed this property |
Depending on traffic I would say 30-45 minutes
December 2, 2018|
Response from catmando386 | Reviewed this property |
Maybe 30 minutes from Sun City.
June 4, 2018|
Response from ceevee93 | Reviewed this property |
I’ve never seen lobster on the menu.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$9 - $20
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Television, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Special occasions, Large groups, Bar scene, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1020 Bloomingdale Ave, Brandon, FL 33596-6105
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Brandon
  • Phone Number: +1 813-571-5858
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