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APPETIZERS AND SNACKS​
Bowl of Homemade Soup of the Day
$4.50
Spicy English Beer Cheese Dip
A dip made with cheddar cheese, english ale, spices and green onions, served with our house made dipping chips
$7.95
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
$6.95
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
$7.95
Chicken Strips
Tempura dipped chicken strips, served with an oriental thai peanut dip
$6.95
Spicy Tempura Fried Veggies
Crispy tempura fried veggies, served with a spicy bang bang dip
$7.50
Crab and Shrimp Dip
Crab​ and shrimp in a creamy dip, served with warm house made dipping chips
$7.95
English Dustbin Lids
Crispy potato skins filled with english sausage, onions, mushrooms and cheddar cheese, served with sour cream
$6.95
English Walleys
Dill pickle spears (called walleys in england) dipped in english style batter, deep fried and served with a spicy cusabi dip
$5.75
SALADS​
House Side Salad
$5.25
House Side Caesar Salad
$5.25
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
$9.95
Black and Blue Steak Salad
Romaine lettuce, cumber, tomatoes and onion, topped with blackened sirloin steak and blue cheese
$11.95
Blackened Chicken Caesar Salad
Romaine lettuce, fresh croutons and parmesan cheese tossed in a creamy caesar dressing
$9.95
With blackened tilapia $+2.00
Crispy Duck Salad
Baby greens, tomatoes, cucumber, avocado and onions topped with crispy duck breast with an orange ginger dressing
$9.95
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
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
Burgers $9.95
Chicken $8.95
Onion rings $+ 1.95
House salad $+ 1.95
CREATE YOUR OWN SANDWICHES​
Create Your Own Sandwiches:
8.25(8oz)
7.95 (6oz)
Angus in the Garden
Baby greens, tomatoes, onions, cucumber, avocado and cheddar cheese topped with an 8oz angus burger
$9.95
Basil and Tomato Chicken Sandwich or Wrap
Grilled chicken breast topped with sliced tomatoes, swiss cheese and basil aioli
$8.95
Fish Sandwich
North​ atlantic cod dipped in our special english style batter on a rosemary bun with lettuce, tomato, onion and tartar sauce
$9.25
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
$8.95
Steak Sandwich
$10.95
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
$11.95
ENTREES​
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
$11.95
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
$11.75
Designer Pasties
Two hearty house made pasties with filling of the day
$11.50
Bangers and Mash
English style sausages, served with mashed potatoes, fried onions, peas and gravy
$11.75
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
$11.95
FINAL CURTAIN​
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
$4.50
About
A Craft Beer and Gastro Pub with an English flair. Popular with locals and visitor alike for over 15 years.
Special Diets
Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
CUISINES
American, Bar, British, Pub
FEATURES
Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Free off-street parking, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Outdoor Seating, Free Wifi
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Reviewed May 4, 2020 via mobile

The Brie and carmelized onion burger is the BEST!!!! The cole slaw is fresh, with just the right amount of sweetness and tartness. Salads are also terrific. This is our favorite pub style restaurant in SRQ. Food is consistently excellent.

Date of visit: May 2020
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22DickN, Owner at Shakespeares Craft Beer and Gastro Pub, responded to this reviewResponded May 6, 2020

Thanks so much for the five star review and kind words. We really appreciate it, especially during these difficult times, and we’re very pleased that you enjoy our little pub and our food. Thank you again.

Reviewed March 22, 2020

Our go to place for lunch after our drive to Fl. burgers are great and it goes with a selection of top draft beers. We come here a coupe of times while se are in Siesta Key. We stop here after picking up people at...More

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed January 11, 2020 via mobile

We searched for a spot our first night in Sarasota and found this neighborhood gem. Great beer, and the menu was creative in the kind of way that you can’t quite decide which dish to try. We ended up with a salad and a burger...More

Date of visit: January 2020
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22DickN, Owner at Shakespeares Craft Beer and Gastro Pub, responded to this reviewResponded January 23, 2020

Thank you so much for the very nice comments. We really appreciate it and are so pleased that you enjoyed your visit to Shakespeare's. We look forward to seeing you again.

Reviewed November 10, 2019

We loved this place so much we came here for dinner two of our three nights we were in Sarasota. The Brie burger and the Cottage pie were so good, I mean the best burger we’ve ever had. Everything is fresh. The beer selection is...More

Date of visit: October 2019
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22DickN, Owner at Shakespeares Craft Beer and Gastro Pub, responded to this reviewResponded December 4, 2019

Thanks so very much for five star review and very nice comments. We really appreciate it and are very happy that you enjoyed your visit to Shakespeare’s. We think you chatted to our son Rich. We look forward to seeing you again in the future....More

Reviewed September 2, 2019 via mobile

Super casual and easy with great food and beer. This is where my wife and I go for a easy dinner on pretty much a weekly basis. Beer cheese dip is really good and a must get, their burgers are the best in town

Date of visit: September 2019
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22DickN, Owner at Shakespeares Craft Beer and Gastro Pub, responded to this reviewResponded December 4, 2019

Thanks so much for the five star review and nice words Rykan. We really appreciate it and are so pleased that you enjoy Shakespeare’s and our food and beer offerings. Thank you again.

Reviewed May 30, 2019

This is my second trip to Shakespeare’s and this trip was as good as the first. It is just off of Siesta Key. I really like a good dark wood bar, and this feels very comfortable to me. The burgers are their specialty in my...More

Date of visit: May 2019
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22DickN, Owner at Shakespeares Craft Beer and Gastro Pub, responded to this reviewResponded June 7, 2019

Thanks so much for the five star review and very nice words. We really appreciate your comments are are so pleased that you have enjoyed your visits to Shakespeare’s and enjoyed our offerings. Thank you again.

Reviewed May 28, 2019

Come as you are. The beer cheese dip is the best ever. Crab stuffed mushrooms, fish and chips, burgers are all good. And a pretty good selection of craft beers.

Date of visit: May 2019
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22DickN, Owner at Shakespeares Craft Beer and Gastro Pub, responded to this reviewResponded May 29, 2019

Thanks so very much for your nice review of Shakespeare’s. We really appreciate it and are very happy that you enjoy or food and drink offerings so much and consider us your local ‘Cheers’. Thank you again or should we just say Cheers!

Reviewed May 14, 2019 via mobile

Best place for Burgers ‘n Beer. Charming atmosphere with a genuine British feel. Service is great. Love the beer-battered onion rings!

Date of visit: May 2019
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22DickN, Owner at Shakespeares Craft Beer and Gastro Pub, responded to this reviewResponded May 15, 2019

Thanks so much for for the nice review. We really appreciate it and are so pleased that you enjoyed your visit with us and that everything was to your liking.

Reviewed March 28, 2019 via mobile

Best burger in Sarasota. Timely service. Pleasant bartender. Good atmosphere. Goodly amount of choices for pub food.

Date of visit: March 2019
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22DickN, Owner at Shakespeares Craft Beer and Gastro Pub, responded to this reviewResponded March 29, 2019

Thanks so much for the five star review and nice words. We really appreciate it and are very pleased that you enjoyed one of our great burgers as well as our little pub and staff. Thanks again.

Reviewed March 14, 2019 via mobile

Friend and I both ordered burgers specifically not pink. Friends came pink in the middle. We were hungry and couldn’t send it back because our waitress was no where to be found as it appeared she was the only one for 5 large tables. When...More

Date of visit: March 2019
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22DickN, Owner at Shakespeares Craft Beer and Gastro Pub, responded to this reviewResponded March 16, 2019

We’re extremely sorry and disappointed that your visit to us was unsatisfactory. We’ve prided ourselves for nearly fifteen years on the quality of food and service that we provide and unfortunately on this occasion we didn’t live up to our reputation. We never make excuses...More

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