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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%
Travellers talk about
“seafood” (73 reviews)
“shrimp” (67 reviews)
“tasting menu” (10 reviews)
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American, Seafood, International, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
1020 Bloomingdale Ave, Brandon, FL 33511-6260
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Reviewed yesterday

An organization to which I belong held a dinner meeting at the Shrimp Boat. We ordered from the menu instead of having a few choices for pre-selection. Everyone agreed that the food was excellent. I could not have been more pleased with my combination dinner....More

Thank slp135
Reviewed 6 days ago

The food was great, the service however was cold, demanding and not friendly at all. After dinner, coffee was served, and a few empty dinner plates were left on the table. I thought the tip for large parties was 18%, when I got home, I...More

Thank Andrew L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were there early and our waiter was delightful. The food is a little bit pricey and I ordered a scallop/shrimp dish served on whipped potatoes that was delicious in the restaurant, but when I reheated it at home, I found it was too salty....More

Thank Michelle G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I drove 1hr 45mins to eat here; this was our second time my son treated us the first time and everything was great. The food was fresh and the service was excellent. I hope they do not change and keep up the...More

Thank Jose R
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

The food was amazing and the service was fantastic! The hubby and I highly recommend this restaurant.

Thank Cheri M
Reviewed 8 August 2017

I have been to many restaurants in and around Tampa. By far this is the best place around. Not only with food quality, service but also a very fair price. Al and Sharon the owners are on site over the weekend and you will not...More

Thank Bigsimp
Reviewed 8 August 2017

I love their lobster bisque and also had the wonton shrimp were great too. I had the shrimp and grits and it was delicious!!!

Thank dianafox415
Reviewed 29 July 2017

Let me start by saying I can not rate the food because we never got served. But here goes the review of the most terrible service (or lack thereof) that I have ever experienced: My party of four entered the restaurant around six p.m. It...More

Thank Ted L
Reviewed 23 July 2017

Went for lunch and was not sure what to expect. It was easy to locate and park at. Good location and very clean and decorated nicely. The service was okay and same with the food. Here are the pro's and con's. Pro's: Good location and...More

Thank JamesHungrywolf
Reviewed 21 July 2017

Shrimp Boat is a top favorite of mine! Always delicious fresh fish, beautifully prepared. Great service and everyone so friendly. Always a wonderful experience!

Thank Gay W
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Questions & Answers
4 February 2017|
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Response from Al P | Property representative |
Yes, we have tablecloths in the enclosed patio. thanks!
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
25 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, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
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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