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Shakespeares Craft Beer and Gastro Pub

3550 S Osprey Ave, Sarasota, FL 34239-5925
+1 941-364-5938
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Overview
  • Excellent49%
  • Very good34%
  • Average9%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
Travelers talk about
“cottage pie” (9 reviews)
“burger” (74 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
3550 S Osprey Ave, Sarasota, FL 34239-5925
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The bartender was very friendly and attentive. The food was great for the pub environment and the beer was great too. Definitely worth it.More

Thank Dale W
22DickN, Owner at Shakespeares Craft Beer and Gastro Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you very much for your five star review Dale. We really appreciate it and are so pleased that you were well looked after and that you enjoyed some of our food and beer offerings on your recent visit to Shakespeare’s. Thank you again for...More

Reviewed 6 days ago

My wife and are ex pats from the UK. Been in the USA 30+ years, lived in 6 States. We have visited a LOT of British Pubs. Many have been good, some have been very good. However, I have to say the quality of the...More

Thank Oskar N
22DickN, Owner at Shakespeares Craft Beer and Gastro Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you so much for the five stars and very kind words Oska. We really appreciate your comments and are so happy that you enjoyed your visit as well as a selection of our food and beer offerings. As UK ex pats ourselves we we...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Went to Shakespeare's last evening for a burger. Wife ordered a medium (pink but warm in the middle) and instead got a burger that was well done, dry, and burnt on the bottom. The restaurant was about a quarter full, not very busy. The cook...More

Thank stevenleeds2018
22DickN, Owner at Shakespeares Craft Beer and Gastro Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Firstly we would like to offer a sincere apology for the burger that was incorrectly cooked. We pride ourselves on our award winning burgers that have been a major part of our success over the past thirteen years or so and are very unhappy when...More

Reviewed May 14, 2018 via mobile

Ended up here on Mother's Day after initial plans fell through. Glad the plans fell through this place did not disappoint. I had the cottage pie and it was incredible. My wife and daughter had the taplia sandwich and my son had a burger. They...More

Thank MamaLoucks
22DickN, Owner at Shakespeares Craft Beer and Gastro Pub, responded to this reviewResponded May 16, 2018

Thank you very much for your nice review and we’re so glad that we helped salvage your Mother’s Day. We’re also happy that you all enjoyed your food and must apologize for the fact that we did lose one of our servers who had to...More

Reviewed April 24, 2018

My Sister took me here for lunch to get a Burger. We were waited on by Rich the Bartender and he was impressive because we arrived when they opened and shortly afterwards a whole gang of about 20 guys showed up and he handled all...More

Thank PeggyChism
22DickN, Owner at Shakespeares Craft Beer and Gastro Pub, responded to this reviewResponded April 25, 2018

Thank you so very much for your review and nice comments Peggy, we are really pleased that you enjoyed your lunch visit and the food that you had. We will pass on your comments to Rich and it’s nice to know that he took good...More

Reviewed April 5, 2018

We have been going to Shakespeares for three years now. We have never been disappointed. The beer selection is excellent. We have tried most of the burgers and we debate which is best. Good job . CharleyMore

Thank GORILLA555
22DickN, Owner at Shakespeares Craft Beer and Gastro Pub, responded to this reviewResponded April 6, 2018

Thank you so very much for the five stars and kind words Charley. We really appreciate it and are very pleased that you have enjoyed your visits over the last three years, hopefully we can continue to check all the right boxes for you. Thank...More

Reviewed April 2, 2018

Shakespeare's is a classic pub. There is NO HARD ALCOHOL ONLY BEER AND WINE. Which was a big deal for the group that I ate with. My personal complaint is that they don't have french dressing for their salads. Honestly, who doesn't have french dressing?More

Thank asteen7
22DickN, Owner at Shakespeares Craft Beer and Gastro Pub, responded to this reviewResponded April 4, 2018

Thank you very much for comments asteen7. To answer your two points unfortunately the liquor laws in Florida and the cost of a full liquor license and all that it involves makes it almost prohibitive for a bar/restaurant with less than two hundred seats to...More

Reviewed March 9, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I visited tonight. I had the chicken sandwich. The chicken was tough, the roll was not very fresh had to ask the waitress twice for the coleslaw I ordered when she brought my dinner with fries in error. My husband ordered the...More

Thank Brenda B
22DickN, Owner at Shakespeares Craft Beer and Gastro Pub, responded to this reviewResponded March 11, 2018

We too are very disappointed as well as very apologetic for your unsatisfactory visit Brenda. We strive very hard, as we have done for over thirteen years to provide an enjoyable dining experience to all who come through our doors and our social media reviews...More

Reviewed February 10, 2018 via mobile

A great atmosphere and the staff was friendly. We sat at the bar and ordered appetizers. I was particularly impressed they had fried pickle spears. Everything was very delicious and the vibe was really chill and cool. I will definitely be back when I’m in...More

Thank Kevin R
22DickN, Owner at Shakespeares Craft Beer and Gastro Pub, responded to this reviewResponded February 12, 2018

Thanks so much for the four star review Kevin. We are very pleased that you enjoyed your lunch visit to Shakespeares’s and really appreciate your feedback. We look forward to seeing you again when you’re back in town.

Reviewed February 5, 2018

Stopped in recently with my daughter and one of her friends. There was an interesting selection of craft beers and the server helped us navigate our way to ones we would like - including tastes. Our server also recommended starting with the beer cheese shared...More

Thank SouthboundEventually
22DickN, Owner at Shakespeares Craft Beer and Gastro Pub, responded to this reviewResponded February 7, 2018

Thanks so much for the four stars and the nice words regarding your recent visit to Shakespeares’s. We’re pleased to hear that our staff took good care of you and that you enjoyed beer and food offerings. Thank you again and we look forward to...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$17
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Families with children, Bar scene
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Monday
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
Tuesday
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
Wednesday
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
Thursday
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
Friday
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
Saturday
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3550 S Osprey Ave, Sarasota, FL 34239-5925
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Sarasota
  • Phone Number: +1 941-364-5938
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Description
A Craft Beer and Gastro Pub with an English flair. Popular with locals and visitor alike for over 11years
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