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Shrimp Boat Grill

1020 Bloomingdale Ave, Brandon, FL 33511-6260
+1 813-571-5858
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good24%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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“seafood” (72 reviews)
“shrimp” (66 reviews)
“tasting menu” (10 reviews)
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American, Seafood, International, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
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1020 Bloomingdale Ave, Brandon, FL 33511-6260
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1 - 10 of 451 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Stopped in for dinner on a Friday evening and got there just in time for the Happy Hour specials which ended at 6:30. Bartenders were busy, but very efficient and friendly. Seated when they said a table would be ready. Waiter suggested the $20 price...More

Thank Jfig56
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I have been here several times since they moved to this location on Bloomingdale - and we have had excellent food and service each time. We're here on a Saturday night of Memorial Day weekend. We started with their crispy crab bites...More

Thank Kevin W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a little bit of a delay as the waiter was unsure of our order and came back after 10 mins to verify, but it was a busy Friday night. He did apologize. The Chateaubriand steak and mashed were phenomenal, very tasty. Went down...More

Thank David B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The food wasn't that great, my husband and myself were left unfulfilled and unsatisfied. The kids weren't able to really choose that great of a selection for food, needless to say by the end of the night we were home eating again.

Thank christarochford90
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The staff will greet you with a smile always. Bar staff are very knowledgeable about cocktails, wine and the current micro brews on tap. We opted for an array of starters vice dinner. The crab bites were excellent. The shrimp wonton was also great. The...More

Thank Macprogolf
Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

It is amazing that we don't camp in their parking lot. Why leave. It does not matter what you order, Al, Albie and their staff always deliver the best. We've been patrons to da Boat, as I call it, for as long as they have...More

2  Thank jon f
Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

Atmosphere was fair. Service was inconsistent, but ok. Cuisine was adequate, but no better than a visit to shells. The value is just not here. So we got snagged on this first visit. We will look at our navigational charts and search for one catch...More

1  Thank J S
Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

Shrimp boat is a very nice place to dine if you're interested in having good food, a place to visit with family and friends, and expect good service. All eight entrées arrived in a reasonable amount of time. The food was hot. I'm speaking of...More

Thank Jerry H
Reviewed 3 May 2017

I attended an investment seminar at the restaurant. We were given three choices each for a three course dinner. Everything I had was delicious. all the other attendees commented on the wonderful quality of the food.

Thank slp135
Reviewed 19 April 2017

We have had a few friends mention this place and how much they enjoyed it. We got a group together to check it out. So very glad we did. When we first entered the parking lot we did not expect to see such a nice,...More

1  Thank Rollingst1
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Tablecloths on Sat night?
3 February 2017|
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Response from Al P | Property representative |
Yes, we have tablecloths in the enclosed patio. thanks!
Do they accept reservations
8 February 2016|
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Response from Aries4Play_63 | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do. On the weekends I would recommend it.
Loretta D
What is the Saturday Special Menu?
24 April 2015|
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Response from annie t | Reviewed this property |
Changes every weekend, call ahead to find out and make a reservation, weekend nights are very busy.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$9 - US$20
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Television, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1020 Bloomingdale Ave, Brandon, FL 33511-6260
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Brandon
  • Phone Number: +1 813-571-5858
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