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Shakespeares Craft Beer and Gastro Pub

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$$ - $$$
American, Bar, British, Pub
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3550 S Osprey Ave, Sarasota, FL 34239-5925
+1 941-364-5938
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11:30 - 00:00
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Mon - Fri 11:30 - 00:00
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Thornbury, ON, Canada
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48 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed another great meal washed down with a fine IPA at Shakespeare's. Cozy atmosphere, friendly staff, great food. What else does one need?

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Thank Blair C
22DickN, Owner at Shakespeares Craft Beer and Gastro Pub, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your five star review Blair. We very much appreciate it. More 

Huntsville, Alabama
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74 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This ended up as our impromptu family gathering. We ate. We drank. We laughed some more. Enjoyed the food and the drink. Wait staff was super.

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Thank NSchwartz30620
22DickN, Owner at Shakespeares Craft Beer and Gastro Pub, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review and thank you for choosing us for your impromptu family gathering. We are very pleased that you enjoyed yourselves and hope that we will see you again in the future. More 

Sarasota, Florida
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23 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

A rare occasion calling for a dark cozy bar with a good burger. Rather than trust my usual hunch I decided to google "the best of...". Lots of arrows pointed to Shakespeare's, an English Pub located at the far end of a ubiquitous strip mall on Osprey. A burger needs a beer so that's where to start. With 15 craft... More 

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Thank William J
Thornbury, ON, Canada
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48 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed fabulous lunch and subsequent dinner at Shakespeare's. Michelle is a delightful hostess, the onion rings are outstanding and the burgers terrific. A great local pub. Yummy.

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Thank Blair C
22DickN, Owner at Shakespeares Craft Beer and Gastro Pub, responded to this review

Thank you for your very nice five star review of our pub Blair. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your visits. I'm glad that Michelle looked after you so well and I have notified her of your comments. Many thanks again. More 

Osprey, Florida
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178 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

We have went here several times over the last few years. Might be as good a burger as you will get in Sarasota! Normally get Cowboy burger but this time got the Thai. Wife got Black & Bleu burger. All great choices! Lots of brews on tap.

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Thank spikenails
Sarasota, Florida
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123 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016

A cozy English pub great for meeting new friends or enjoying with family. Inspired recipes and ample selections paired with the right beer, thanks to our experienced server, will have me returning soon.

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Thank Edward O
Sarasota
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74 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016

I've lived here for nearly 20 years and tonight was the first time I had the pleasure of dining here. My lady friend had the Pasty dinner with mashed potatoes and I had the Fish and Chips. Both were excellent. Her pasty and mash were served with a flavorful gravy which gave me a great idea. I intend to return... More 

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Thank Drfred39
22DickN, Owner at Shakespeares Craft Beer and Gastro Pub, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your nice review! We are so pleased that you came to see us and that you enjoyed your visit and your meals. We agree that chips and gravy are awesome and we used to have them on the menu but strangely enough we didn't sell many, however they are still available so next time just... More 

Riverview, Florida
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110 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Went here specially for a burger. Walking in the door was a strong smell of chemical cleaner. I could see some people being put of by it. Lunch was decent. Local beer on tap and wine bar only. Chips (fries) with brown gravy some of the best we ever had anywhere. We each had a burger cooked medium. They came... More 

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Sarasota, Florida
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19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

I'm not going to lie, this is not one of my favorite places, but my whole family and all of my friends love it (so I guess I'm the weird one). I do LOVE the Wallys (fried pickle spears) and the beer cheese. There's usually a fight over who gets to finish those. I really, really like the chicken and... More 

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Thank nschomp
22DickN, Owner at Shakespeares Craft Beer and Gastro Pub, responded to this review

Thank you for your review nschomp, we're sorry that we aren't one of your favorite places and obviously know that we can't be everybody's fave but we are pleased that your family and friends like us! We're glad that we do have items that you enjoy and appreciate you taking the time to post your comments. More 

Pisa, Italy
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15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016

Please keep in mind that this is a pub...with food, not a formal restaurant as such, although I empathize they have fantastic food. I always start with the fish dip and fried pickles...a must if you need to start of a Sunday, or end a Saturday night. And then the Burger...the Brie with caramelized onion burger is my favorite! They... More 

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Thank ParallelParkerr
22DickN, Owner at Shakespeares Craft Beer and Gastro Pub, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your generous review, we really appreciate it. Hopefully we will see you again soon when you are in need of a good 'burger fix'. Thank you once again! More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$17
Cuisine
American, Bar, British, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Full Bar
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 00:00
Monday
11:30 - 00:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 00:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 00:00
Thursday
11:30 - 00:00
Friday
11:30 - 00:00
Saturday
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3550 S Osprey Ave, Sarasota, FL 34239-5925
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Sarasota
  • Phone Number: +1 941-364-5938
Description
A Craft Beer and Gastro Pub with an English flair. Popular with locals and visitor alike for over 11years

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?