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Shakespeares Craft Beer and Gastro Pub

Menu

APPETIZERS AND SNACKS​
$4.50
Bowl of Homemade Soup of the Day
$7.95
Spicy English Beer Cheese Dip
A dip made with cheddar cheese, english ale, spices and green onions, served with our house made dipping chips
$6.95
English Sausage Rolls
English style sausages encased in puff pastry and served with hp sauce
$6.95
Smoked Fish Dip
Served with house dipping chips
$7.95
Crab Stuffed Mushrooms
Mushroom caps stuffed with crab, cream cheese, scallions and spices cooked in a garlic butter sauce and topped with mozzarella, served with crusty bread
$6.95
Chicken Strips
Tempura dipped chicken strips, served with an oriental thai peanut dip
$7.50
Spicy Tempura Fried Veggies
Crispy tempura fried veggies, served with a spicy bang bang dip
$7.95
Crab and Shrimp Dip
Crab​ and shrimp in a creamy dip, served with warm house made dipping chips
$6.95
English Dustbin Lids
Crispy potato skins filled with english sausage, onions, mushrooms and cheddar cheese, served with sour cream
$5.75
English Walleys
Dill pickle spears (called walleys in england) dipped in english style batter, deep fried and served with a spicy cusabi dip
SALADS​
$5.25
House Side Salad
$5.25
House Side Caesar Salad
$9.95
Crispy Oriental Chicken Salad
Baby greens, tomatoes, cucumber, avocado, crispy fried chicken, noodles, almonds and spicy peanut dressing
$9.95
Blackened Chicken and Walnut Salad
Baby greens, tomatoes, cucumber, onions topped with blackened chicken, bacon, walnuts and cusabi dressing
$11.95
Black and Blue Steak Salad
Romaine lettuce, cumber, tomatoes and onion, topped with blackened sirloin steak and blue cheese
$9.95
With blackened tilapia $+2.00
Blackened Chicken Caesar Salad
Romaine lettuce, fresh croutons and parmesan cheese tossed in a creamy caesar dressing
$9.95
Crispy Duck Salad
Baby greens, tomatoes, cucumber, avocado and onions topped with crispy duck breast with an orange ginger dressing
SANDWICHES​
All our burgers are made with 8oz of pure ground black angus beef and our chicken sandwiches are made with 6oz of boneless marinated chicken breast, and come on a toasted rosemary kaiser bun with lettuce, tomato and onion, served with a choice of fries or coleslaw
Burgers $9.95
Chicken $8.95
Onion rings $+ 1.95
House salad $+ 1.95
Black and Bleu
Cajun spices with stilton bleu cheese and swiss
Burgers $9.95
Chicken $8.95
Onion rings $+ 1.95
House salad $+ 1.95
Caramelized Onion and Brie
Sweet balsamic caramelized onions and brie cheese
Burgers $9.95
Chicken $8.95
Onion rings $+ 1.95
House salad $+ 1.95
Spicy Feta and Mushroom
Feta cheese, jalapeños and sautéed mushrooms
Burgers $9.95
Chicken $8.95
Onion rings $+ 1.95
House salad $+ 1.95
Spicy Thai Burger
Spicy thai peanut sauce and swiss cheese
Burgers $9.95
Chicken $8.95
Onion rings $+ 1.95
House salad $+ 1.95
Portobello Mushroom
Balsamic marinated portobello mushrooms and pepper jack cheese
Burgers $9.95
Chicken $8.95
Onion rings $+ 1.95
House salad $+ 1.95
Texas Cowboy
Bacon, B.B.Q. Sauce, cheddar cheese and a fried onion ring
Burgers $9.95
Chicken $8.95
Onion rings $+ 1.95
House salad $+ 1.95
Hawaiian Burger
Swiss cheese, bacon and grilled pineapple
Burgers $9.95
Chicken $8.95
Onion rings $+ 1.95
House salad $+ 1.95
British
Bacon, stilton bleu cheese, sautéed mushrooms and onion
Burgers $9.95
Chicken $8.95
Onion rings $+ 1.95
House salad $+ 1.95
Horseradish Cheddar and Bacon
Horseradish cheddar cheese and bacon
CREATE YOUR OWN SANDWICHES​
8.25(8oz)
7.95 (6oz)
Create Your Own Sandwiches:
$9.95
Angus in the Garden
Baby greens, tomatoes, onions, cucumber, avocado and cheddar cheese topped with an 8oz angus burger
$8.95
Basil and Tomato Chicken Sandwich or Wrap
Grilled chicken breast topped with sliced tomatoes, swiss cheese and basil aioli
$9.25
Fish Sandwich
North​ atlantic cod dipped in our special english style batter on a rosemary bun with lettuce, tomato, onion and tartar sauce
$8.95
Blackened Tilapia Sandwich
Blackened​ tilapia filet on a rosemary kaiser roll with lettuce, tomato, onion and tartar sauce
$8.95
Portobello Mushroom Sandwich
Grilled portobello mushroom topped with avocado, baby greens, tomato, pepper jack cheese and spicy mayo
$8.95
Brie and Almond Sandwich
Melted brie cheese, almonds, and sweet balsamic caramelized onion on a hoagie roll with lettuce, tomato and onion
$10.95
Steak Sandwich
$11.95
Smothered with Sautéed Mushrooms and Swiss
6oz sirloin steak grilled and topped with sautéed onions on a rosemary hoagie roll, with lettuce, tomato and onion
$11.95
Black and Bleu Steak Sandwich
Blackened 6oz sirloin steak topped with stilton bleu cheese and swiss on a hoagie roll with lettuce, tomato and onion
ENTREES​
$11.95
English Fish and Chips
Premium north atlantic cod dipped in an english style batter, served with fries and choice of peas or coleslaw
$11.95
Chicken and Mushroom Curry
Tender chunks of chicken breast and mushrooms cooked in a medium spicy curry sauce, served over jasmine rice with a papodum
$11.75
Cottage Pie
A​ delicious combination of ground beef and vegetables cooked in a rich gravy and topped with mashed potato and melted cheese, served with crusty rosemary bread
$11.50
Designer Pasties
Two hearty house made pasties with filling of the day
$11.75
Bangers and Mash
English style sausages, served with mashed potatoes, fried onions, peas and gravy
$11.95
Chicken and Mushroom Pie
Tender​ pieces of chicken and mushrooms cooked in a chicken gravy topped with puff pastry served with mashed potatoes or fries and peas
FINAL CURTAIN​
$4.50
Chocolate Decadence Cake
Rich​ moist chocolate cake with chocolate fudge icing, topped with whipped cream
$4.50
English Bread Pudding
Traditional english bread pudding with raisins and cinnamon, topped with custard and whipped cream
$4.50
Key Lime Pie
Topped with whipped cream
$4.50
Deep Fried Milky Way Bars
Mini milky way bars dipped in tempura batter and deep fried, topped with whipped cream
About
A Craft Beer and Gastro Pub with an English flair. Popular with locals and visitor alike for over 11years
PRICE RANGE
$0
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
CUISINES
American, Bar, British, Pub
FEATURES
Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Reviews (154)
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Reviewed November 28, 2018

We are always up for an Irish pub, so we were happy when we found this one. When we walked in, we were met by a strong smell of cleaning solution. It's good to know a place is kept clean, but the smell didn't go...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank norskies
22DickN, Owner at Shakespeares Craft Beer and Gastro Pub, responded to this reviewResponded December 2, 2018

Thank you for your review and we too are very disappointed that your visit to us wasn’t to your liking. For the last three years, including this year we have achieved the TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence and we are very sorry that we didn’t live...More

Reviewed October 22, 2018

My wife and I wanted a good burger and we had read some good reviews about this place on TA. It is located just off Siesta Key. It is in a little strip mall so you have to look for it. The place is a...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank AmosC_13
22DickN, Owner at Shakespeares Craft Beer and Gastro Pub, responded to this reviewResponded October 23, 2018

Thanks so much for your review Amos, we really appreciate it. We’re very sorry that our award winning burgers didn’t hit the spot for you that we would have liked. Our rosemary buns are baked locally and delivered fresh every day and are usually commented...More

Reviewed October 8, 2018 via mobile

Me and my son decided to give shakespeares a try. I like to try new places when I visit and I have seen this place for awhile so decided to finally stop in and check it out. We sat at the bar. The bartender that...More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank markmontoney
22DickN, Owner at Shakespeares Craft Beer and Gastro Pub, responded to this reviewResponded October 9, 2018

We’re very sorry to hear that you didn’t enjoy your visit to us markmontoney. All we can do is apologize and in our defense we have to say that we have been and continue to be a very successful and popular local pub for fourteen...More

Reviewed October 7, 2018 via mobile

Black and Blue burger from Shakespeare’s Using Bite Squad app Came out perfect 👌🏼 temperature medium. Nice and hot I wish I could have add a nice brown ale 😊 23 mins from order Very nice 👍🏼 Thank youMore

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Laszlo K
22DickN, Owner at Shakespeares Craft Beer and Gastro Pub, responded to this reviewResponded October 9, 2018

Thank you very much for the five star review and kind words Laszlo. It’s nice to hear that everything you ordered was to your liking and the Bite Squad delivery was quick and efficient. We do have an excellent brown ale on tap, Cigar City...More

Reviewed October 4, 2018

We used to go to this pub every week or so, then the food and service started to slide. We went back after 6 months or so and are happy to say they are better than ever! Burgers are generous and cooked to perfection, and...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Sallysinger
22DickN, Owner at Shakespeares Craft Beer and Gastro Pub, responded to this reviewResponded October 5, 2018

Thanks so much for the four star review, we really appreciate it. We’re very sorry to hear that you thought our food and service hadn’t been up to par when you last visited us, we are slightly surprised as our level of business has been...More

Reviewed August 27, 2018

love love love this pub and I am Irish..great Guinness..great food and lovely staff, just go drink eat and be merry

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Shawn B
22DickN, Owner at Shakespeares Craft Beer and Gastro Pub, responded to this reviewResponded August 30, 2018

Thanks so much for the ‘5 stras’ Shawn. We very much appreciate it and your kind words. We’re so pleased that you love our little pub so much. Thank you again.

Reviewed August 5, 2018 via mobile

Great food!! You would probably drive past this place not knowing they have delicious crab stuffed mushrooms and a filet mignon sandwich that is incredible! We will be back for a cold one and another great dining experience. Thanks, Greg and Kim

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Greg G
22DickN, Owner at Shakespeares Craft Beer and Gastro Pub, responded to this reviewResponded August 7, 2018

Thanks so much for the five star review and kind words Greg. We really appreciate it and are very happy that you enjoyed your experience at Shakespeare’s. We also thank you for taking the time to share your comments with us and others.

Reviewed June 20, 2018 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

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank 642dalew
22DickN, Owner at Shakespeares Craft Beer and Gastro Pub, responded to this reviewResponded June 21, 2018

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 June 18, 2018

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

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Oskar N
22DickN, Owner at Shakespeares Craft Beer and Gastro Pub, responded to this reviewResponded June 20, 2018

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 June 12, 2018

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

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank stevenleeds2018
22DickN, Owner at Shakespeares Craft Beer and Gastro Pub, responded to this reviewResponded June 13, 2018

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

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