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Smacks Burgers & Shakes

2407 Bee Ridge Rd, Sarasota, FL 34239-6304
+1 941-922-7673
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Overview
  • Excellent44%
  • Very good29%
  • Average17%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible2%
Travelers talk about
“bison burger” (15 reviews)
“fries” (57 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Fast Food, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
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LOCATION
2407 Bee Ridge Rd, Sarasota, FL 34239-6304
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1 - 10 of 141 reviews

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in for lunch and had their signature burger and their black bean burger. Both were very good Friendly staff and clean restaurant

Thank beachboundeddie
Reviewed August 7, 2018 via mobile

Stopped in here for lunch on Saturday and was highly impressed with not only the selection of items they had on their menu, including gluten-free options, but also the level of customer service they provided! Every single staff member there had a smile on their...More

Thank Lori H
Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

My original burger was juicy and flavorful. I appreciated being able to add some extra toppings for no additional charge. I also liked all options for fries. The sweet potato fries were delicious. Great portion sizes on both. Not too big. Great, local flavor on...More

Thank revlisad
Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

We live in Sarasota and are always looking for a really good burger place. My Wife found the Top 20 Burger places in Sarasota on the internet. We have been to few but never Smacks. Well I’m made that I waited this long. Really good...More

Thank John K
Reviewed June 16, 2018

Two of us were heading back to the interstate and just commenting on how hungry we were. As we spoke we spotted Smacks to our left. The simple lettering over the front door on the North side of the street got us wondering. A few...More

Thank Roger M
Reviewed May 23, 2018 via mobile

If you have never been here you MUST try it. The burgers are great and the shakes are amazing! Today I’m having the “Epic fries” which are their awesome fries with bacon, cheese sauce, guacamole and a fried egg on top. This place is a...More

Thank Al O
Reviewed April 20, 2018 via mobile

Smacks has been my favorite burger go-to in Sarasota for a few years now. Every time I stop by the staff is friendly and accommodating. Their menu is full of tasty options and they’re constantly creating new and scrumptious options. Stop in for a savory...More

Thank Kitchen85
Reviewed April 1, 2018 via mobile

Their garlic Parmesan French fries were amazing!!!! You place your order then they bring it out to you.

Thank Julie W
Reviewed March 25, 2018 via mobile

We started our yearly burger tour at Smacks! The special fries of the day was the pulled pork poutine fries. Wow! These were great! The pork was flavorful and was loaded with bacon, cheesy sauce and crinkle fries. Our burgers were nice and juicy also....More

Thank Crispy12
Reviewed March 10, 2018 via mobile

I’ve probably been here at least more than a hundred times already and they never cease to impress me with their food.

Thank SebastianS7728
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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    Atmosphere
Average prices
$6 - $15
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Television, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Monday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2407 Bee Ridge Rd, Sarasota, FL 34239-6304
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Sarasota
  • Phone Number: +1 941-922-7673
Description
Smacks Burgers & Shakes, the younger sibling of Gecko’s Grill & Pub, is located at the corner of Bee Ridge and Shade. The Better Burger concept was an award-winner in its first year! Smacks is a sibling in the Gecko's Hospitality Group family of restaurants. Smacks came in to the neighborhood and quickly took stride as a new community gathering place for guests of all ages. Incorporating the ultimate in quality and freshness, Smacks is Polished Casual food with a conscience. With its 100% Hormone and Steroid free Bison Burgers, Choice Angus, and locally sourced Top Dogs, Smacks’ menu includes Chicken and Vegetarian options, daily Chef Specials, specialty Harney & Sons Fine Iced Teas, and inspired Frozen Custard flavors. Smacks’ Fries, a tasty crinkle cut, immediately earned “Best Fries” distinction with SRQ magazine. Smacks Burgers & Shakes renews the GHG’s mission to provide exceptional hospitality, fresh, locally sourced fare and a menu that is accessible to everyone.
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