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Slim's Place

9701 Gulf Drive, Anna Maria, Anna Maria Island, FL 34217
+1 941-567-4056
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good38%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
9701 Gulf Drive, Anna Maria, Anna Maria Island, FL 34217
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Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

My family and a friends family have been vacationing together on AMI for years and Slim's has become a tradition for our first night on the island . On 2 different occasions over this last week we went with 2 different groups and they unfortunately...More

Thank BrandiLkld
Chris S, Owner at Slim's Place, responded to this reviewResponded 24 July 2017

Sorry about the tables, but it has become an issue with us being able to to control the flow of the room and our ability to move around and service tables. Also when you push tables together you lose seats on the2 sides that are...More

Reviewed 15 July 2017

Slims by far has the best Lobster Mac N Cheese Ive ever tasted! Not great on ambiance but the service is good and they serve Ice cold beer :)

Thank Debbie W
Reviewed 3 July 2017

Great low key and low-cost place for lunch or dinner. You order at the counter and they bring your food out. Daft beer, burgers, and fries are the bulk of the menu. We had 5 folks and about $55 or so with one pitcher of...More

1  Thank Bossea
Chris S, Owner at Slim's Place, responded to this reviewResponded 4 July 2017

Wrong place..that's skinny's...but give us a try while you are here

Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

We weren't impressed with the menu. The food was bland and overpriced. I couldn't believe they didn't have fries. It just wasn't our cup of tea.

Thank Ashley S
Reviewed 7 June 2017

Great Philly sandwich and killer wings! Great selection of local craft beers! Good service and lots of tv's for watching sports.

1  Thank boatlift
Reviewed 7 June 2017

I ate here about 2 years ago and I had a great memory of a great cheese steak and a pizza that rocked. I went back last week and it was not near the same food as a couple years back. Maybe a different cook....More

Thank jackblack1965
Reviewed 20 May 2017

Have been here numerous times, they are usually open till 9, sometimes 10, which is a rarity in Anna Maria, almost everything else is closed by then. Decent food, some items are real good, can't imagine what people like about the Lobster Mac & Cheese,...More

Thank David M. S
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

Hubby and I flew in today to AmI , tired, and hungry asked a local where we could get a quick bite. She recommend Slims Place. It was soooo good. We had buffalo wings ( which were huge ) cooked to perfection and a portobello...More

Thank GOSOX08
Reviewed 28 April 2017

Here on vacation and looked for a place to have a simple meal for dinner. Food was OK, nothing great. Loud drinkers at bar, but everyone was nice enough. Vacation area prices, so no bargains. Place was just OK, nothing to rave about.

Thank Patrick P
Reviewed 24 April 2017

We stayed on the same block as Slim's so couldn't go wrong there. Right off the beach.... great location on Gulf Dr! The service was awesome - the owner was sitting at the bar and chatted with us. The bartender recognized us the next day...More

Thank Brandy L
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Krissi M
15 March 2017|
Response from Chris S | Property representative |
We are very family friendly...come check is out
earls girl s
16 June 2015|
Response from Chris S | Property representative |
Yes we do
earls girl s
16 June 2015|
Response from Chris S | Property representative |
Yes...we can prepare gluten free
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$19
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:30 PM
11:30 AM - 11:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9701 Gulf Drive, Anna Maria, Anna Maria Island, FL 34217
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Anna Maria Island  >  Anna Maria
  • Phone Number: +1 941-567-4056
Slim's Place is a great spot where local islanders and all island visitors can hang out and enjoy some of the best food and drinks AMI has to offer. We have live music on weekends and stay open for the late night crowd looking To eat, drink or watch a game on one of our 12 TVs, or just enjoy some great times with friends. Slim's Place is operated (7-2-2013) by the Smargisso family who used to own The Banana Cabana Caribbean Restaurant in Bradenton Beach on AMI. We are very excited to have executive chef and partner PJ Smargisso heading up the culinary team at Slim's Place. PJ is one of the best young chefs on AMI. He will always think outside the box and create some awesome food that will leave you wanting to come back for more. We are from the Philadelphia area and will be doing some of the best Philly style bar foods we all know and love. Philly cheese steaks on Amoroso rolls & fresh baked philly pretzels, along with pizza & panzarotti, pasta and fresh seafood, chicken, chops & steaks . We promise to amaze your family with our food and fun!
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