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5140 Cortez Rd W, Bradenton, FL 34210-2809
+1 941-798-3585
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

Why is your food cold? Why can't you get the order right? Why does my mustard filled burger look skinny and stomped on ? Why is management so careless?

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Thank Coryswife26
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2016

Always great food & open very late at night! We lived in Bradenton about 17 years ago and ate at Checker's regularly. Since we moved to Kansas, we haven't had one there. It was great that this place was only about five minutes from the Shorewalk where we stayed.

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Thank Lana J
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107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 May 2016 via mobile

Checkers has a great sandwich called The Big Buford. Two beef patties cheese, lettuce tomato and mayonnaise. Cooked well and served drive through style by a pretty good staff. Reasonably priced

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Thank Louis S
Anna Maria Island, Florida
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41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2016

We stopped here because we were hungry and we saw there sign for fish & chips for $2. Not expecting much, the fish & chips were good (fries are seasoned, a nice touch!). A spicy chicken sandwich was also good. The $1 ice cream cone can't be beat! (The ice cream was almost custard......!) Recommend this place for a quick,... More 

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Thank Wendy B
Lehigh Acres
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45 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 April 2016 via mobile

Well lets see,where to begin. First of all,the service is TERRIBLE ! SECOND,the food is TERRIBLE! Third,home office customer service is TERRIBLE! Need I say more.

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Thank Fred B
Ballston Spa, New York
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21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 March 2016

not pleasant would have rather had a big mac at Mcdonalds food was greasy just really really unpleasant

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Thank Nomyar T
Sarasota, Florida
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220 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2015 via mobile

This is a quick cheap place to get something not for everyone. Not high quality but cheap. Chili cheese fries & chili dog. Or 2 spicy chicken sandwiches . Service eh

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Thank EatTravelJog
Manchester, United Kingdom
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120 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2015

As always great food at a great price. Staff lovely and very polite. Checkers is always a family favourite with us. We especially love the fries.

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Thank Caroline270965
Palmetto, Florida
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33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 February 2015

We thought this food would not be good because of prices. We were wrong. We tried it and go back quite often for a quick, inexpensive and delicious treat.

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Thank benedictca
Bracebridge, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2014

They have some good specials all though not all ways advertised out front The food is very tasty for fast food but quite often it seems greasy

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Thank powell2765

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Fast food
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout
Good for
Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5140 Cortez Rd W, Bradenton, FL 34210-2809
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Bradenton
  • Phone Number: +1 941-798-3585

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?