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Best days are over

The mall is generally not in the best shape, so is the audiencesometimes. Sadly this nicely located... read more

Reviewed 28 August 2018
Mall in decline

This was a good mall to visit but, like many other Malls it has lost some major stores and it's... read more

Reviewed 28 May 2018
Rob M
Bradenton, Florida
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27 Aug 2018
“Best days are over”
27 May 2018
“Mall in decline”
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303 301 Blvd W, Bradenton, FL 34205-7955
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Reviewed 28 August 2018

The mall is generally not in the best shape, so is the audiencesometimes. Sadly this nicely located mall is suffering from the lack of customers and so shops are going out etc.. It´s a vicious circle.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank hefti2
Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

This was a good mall to visit but, like many other Malls it has lost some major stores and it's cinema. There is the promise of new stores but, little evidence of any progress being made. This is a shame because there is little competition...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Rob M
Reviewed 26 April 2018

My own personal experience is that the Desoto Square Mall vendors are friendly and helpful. The mall atmosphere is clean. Lots of remodeling is taking place daily. There is actually a good deal of customer traffic especially on the weekends and after business hours (6pm...More

Date of experience: April 2018
2  Thank Eric T
Reviewed 11 April 2018

Having had holidays in this area before we thought we would visit the De Soto Square Mall as it was raining and we were looking to fill some time before dinner. It was the most depressing mall I’ve ever been to. There were buckets scattered...More

Date of experience: April 2018
2  Thank sarahlouiseevenson
Reviewed 2 February 2018

There is a new business that has opened in the former Macy's area that is like a cross between an Antique Mall and Collectibles outlet. It's called "Your Treasure House". It houses a number of dealers, some of whom are present at their stations, and...More

Date of experience: January 2018
3  Thank GeneSch
Reviewed 19 July 2017

This mall is near a very dangerous area and is not safe even during the day. Roving bands of predators. You are warned.

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank Tanker1007
Reviewed 26 August 2016

This mall hasn't got any better, the main reason to visit her is the Champs shop as it is the largest in the area and has the most choice because of there head office up the road.

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Chantelle09
Reviewed 22 August 2016

Macy's should close, Sears is deserted, this mall is ready for a zombie movie. No help in Macy's, Sears people have worse prices than internet. Hard to drive to no reason to go.

Date of experience: July 2016
1  Thank richard s
Reviewed 3 August 2016

It makes me sad to pen this review. I have visited this Mall every year for the past 7 years...and every year I find more store space for rent and a general atmosphere of defeat. This year it felt like the place was on life...More

Date of experience: May 2016
1  Thank Puttmans
Reviewed 13 June 2016

We went into the DeSoto Mall for a professional outfit from one of the major anchor stores. What we got was a very rude awakening. This mall may as well be closed-down. Most of the stores are vacant. The ones that ARE there are not...More

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank Lisa N
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Response from Adam T | Reviewed this property |
I've never been to the theater there, but I've had a bunch of friends say don't go - they've seen drug deals and stuff happening in the theater. :-P