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Shrimp Boat Grill

1020 Bloomingdale Ave, Brandon, FL 33511-6260
+1 813-571-5858
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good23%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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“seafood” (75 reviews)
“shrimp” (73 reviews)
“chowder” (10 reviews)
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American, Seafood, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1020 Bloomingdale Ave, Brandon, FL 33511-6260
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1 - 10 of 507 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

Nothing special here which was a disappointment. Visited family and wanted to take them someplace they had always to go but never did. They were out of a few menu items, another disappointment though the wait staff was nice. My suggestion is to c choose...More

Thank TheNeen
Reviewed 4 days ago

Great location, Friendly staff, pleasant environment, given menu specials suggestion and great dessert. No option for outside dining but have sunny places to sit inside.

Thank Kamy16
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We were pleasantly surprised from the moment we walked in. Even on a busy night the wait was minimal. Upon being seated we were immediately welcomed by our waitress and placed our drink orders. Note: they have a nice selection of craft beer. Their fried...More

Thank TheBuckeye
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were in the mood for some great seafood. Decided on this restaurant. So glad we did. My shrimp bowl de jour was very delicious. My sister loved her chicken club. My mother loved her fried Shrimp. Everything at this restaurant was very tasty and...More

Thank susann w
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The restaurant was packed when we arrived but the hostess was very friendly. My daughter had the shrimp and scallops with fried rice and I enjoyed the salmon. Service was a little slow due to the numerous groups but the food was served fresh and...More

Thank Diane A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Shrimp Boat has become one of my favorites. Excellent food, service and atmosphere. The servers are very familiar with the menu, and are happy to answer questions or make suggestions. My go-to dish there is shrimp and scallops over shrimp fried rice. There is...More

Thank ceevee93
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food was not as good as we expected. Mostly breaded and mini shrimp. Everything is very greasy and over-salted. It all tastes the same. The interior is not great so noisy and the toilets were dirty, not coming back.

Thank K B
Reviewed 19 May 2018 via mobile

We were passing thru Brandon and asked our hotel staff where we might find a good local seafood restaurant. All 3 ladies recommended The Shrimp Boat. Food was awesome, Jessica our waitress was attentive and took care of the two of us. Sea Bass was...More

Thank kevinblanks
Reviewed 7 May 2018 via mobile

The food wasnt as good as we expected. Mostly breaded and mini musells. A bed of mash potatoes with 3 shrimps on top. Is overpriced and the portions look like samples. Wasnt impress even with the chocolate pudding some some dessert. The service was good...More

Thank TripMember05292017
Reviewed 3 May 2018

We frequently go here (at least 2-3 times a month if not every week) -- excellent service and even better food. Each of the menu offerings has great balance and strikes the palate in ever so pleasant a manner. I could more words, but perhaps...More

Thank Doug S
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Questions & Answers
5 June 2018|
Response from ceevee93 | Reviewed this property |
I’ve never seen lobster on the menu.
5 June 2018|
Response from ceevee93 | Reviewed this property |
I’ve not seen them on the menu.
4 February 2017|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Al P | Property representative |
Yes, we have tablecloths in the enclosed patio. thanks!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 9 - USD 20
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Television, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Bar Scene
Open Hours
10:30 am - 9:00 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 - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
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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