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New Pass Grill and Bait Shop

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1505 Ken Thompson Pkwy, Sarasota, FL 34230
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Woodbridge, Canada
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Afordable family restaurant on the water . Good food and friendly service and good oldies music. If you are on the run, you should try it.

Thank alain o
Estero, Florida
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81 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Known for their on the water location with Ol Florida feel. Picnic tables and railing seating over looking a Sarasota inlet. Lots of attractions surrounding the area. Burger was an OK commercially processed but the Bun was great. Remember to have your choice of condiments ready to give with order. Now if you like greasy fries, they were. Oil lacked... More 

Thank Jim C
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34 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is not a foodie place but still, chilli bowl and burger is worth to eat!:-) Especially when on the boat - stop by and enjoy the view, food, drinks, atmosphere...

Thank Jan Madman D
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is our favorite place to eat lunch. Good food and beautiful water to look at while you enjoy lunch. They also have breakfast but I dont get up that early!! This is a local favorite for burgers!! The burgers are soooo good!! They also sell sandwhiches, shrimp, beer, soda, ice, kids menu and ice cream etc.

Thank Laurie K
Ocoee, Florida
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202 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016 via mobile

This is a usual haunt for my husband and I. This time we introduced my son, his girlfriend and step son and new wife on our way out of town. It's a great place for lunch, never had anything that was bad. The view is why we originally stopped but the food has kept us returning. Service is quick and... More 

Thank NativeDina
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 10, 2016 via mobile

My husband & I made a trip up from Siesta Key to enjoy lunch here. Yummy! We each ordered fish and chips, which are excellent, as expected.

Thank SMB44236
Hudson, Ohio
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37 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 8, 2016 via mobile

Took an early hike at Quick Point to see sunrise over bay and Sarasota. Afterwards stop to have breakfast at the grille. We both ordered a sausage egg crousant. Expected a frozen premed crousant. Boy were we wrong. Was made as we waited. Ones one of the best breakfasts I have ever had. Moist and very big. Want to go... More 

Thank Steve B
Osprey, FL
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187 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 147 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016

Enjoy stopping with friends for lunch while spending the day on the water. If you're lucky and get a picnic table near the sand, you would think you're on vacation and not in your own backyard. Loaded burgers are huge and satisfying. Crinkle fries never are crispy. Beer is cold and bathrooms adequate.

Thank SRQtravelqueen
Marathon, Florida
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4 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 3, 2016 via mobile

Great view of the water at New Pass. Watching boats come and go. Also pretty good cheeseburger and cold beer.

Thank wmiii
Sarasota, Florida
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 17, 2016

About once a week when we are in St. Armands, we walk the 2.5 km to the New Pass Grill and Bait Shop. Huge sandwich...great breakfast for two with a couple cups of coffee.

Thank JimBo613

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Seafood, Fast Food
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Dining on a budget, Local cuisine, Families with children, Kids, Scenic view
Open Hours
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1505 Ken Thompson Pkwy, Sarasota, FL 34230
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Sarasota
  • Phone Number: 941-388-3050

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?