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New Pass Grill and Bait Shop

1505 Ken Thompson Pkwy, Sarasota, FL 34230
+1 941-388-3050
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good34%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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American, Fast food
1505 Ken Thompson Pkwy, Sarasota, FL 34230
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

While in Sarasota this is one place you can not miss. Come by to meet the personnel in the Grill, Have the World Famous Cheeseburger. Then after you enjoy the food in your outdoor seating and gorgeous view of the Boats passing by, drop into...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank freerterry88
Reviewed 1 week ago

Pulled into a lay-by opposite to check our directions and noticed this place. Glad we did! We had a lovely BLT / 3 Cheese sandwich at looking out peacefully over the bay. Right next to a bait shop, I'm guessing it's used a lot by...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank nedski67
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

They have a new menu but did not need one cause everything is goooooood. Out tables where the locals eat by car and boats.. A must try.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Penny M
Reviewed 19 November 2018 via mobile

We found the reviews surprise and over generous. The view is nice but nothing here was made fresh. All items were from the freezer and not fresh. We tried it as it was dog friendly. We were disappointed as the reviews said the food was...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Becky33333
Reviewed 19 November 2018

Holy cow - best grouper sandwich we had during our trip to Siesta Key/Sarasota. We chartered a boat and the captain took us there for lunch and it was awesome! Outstanding view and very friendly people. Highly recommended!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank GoPack93
Reviewed 13 November 2018

I previously reviewed this place when we had stopped by for a drink. In that review, I said I'd hoped to stop by again when we could eat. Well, this year we did, and it was quite disappointing. Their hamburgers were supposed to be good,...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank norskies
Reviewed 12 November 2018 via mobile

Little hide away spot for lunch! Nice to go here grab a burger and relax under the sun! It’s quick & easy, a simple place to grab lunch solo or with friends & family. Always see marine life of some sort as well, sharks, manatees,...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank Fnl08
Reviewed 3 November 2018

We had New Pass Grill on our list to visit in 2017 but didn't make it. We went to the aquarium up the street this year and noticed it on our way by. We stopped in afterwards for lunch, so glad we did! Don't come...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank LuvVacations4Me
Reviewed 31 October 2018 via mobile

We spent a great time. We ordered sandwiches. I ordered tuna sandwich. It was delicious. We ate outside, next to the ocean. The weather was perfect. Blue sky.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Oym12345
Reviewed 27 October 2018 via mobile

Don’t miss out of the experiences at New Pass Grill and Bait. It is back up running after the red tide and they will make you feel at home. Great food and great workers and a interesting hat collection at the Bait Shop. Stop in...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank freerterry88
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1505 Ken Thompson Pkwy, Sarasota, FL 34230
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Sarasota
  • Phone Number: +1 941-388-3050
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