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Shake Pit

3801 Manatee Ave W, Bradenton, FL 34205-1713
+1 941-748-4016
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good27%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“ice cream” (39 reviews)
“fries” (34 reviews)
“burger” (59 reviews)
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3801 Manatee Ave W, Bradenton, FL 34205-1713
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Reviewed yesterday

This place feels like you've stepped back into the 60's. It's a simple burger, fries and shake place without any frills. There is a small area to eat, or you can take out. All of the ingredients are fresh and simple. Food is fresh-cooked while...More

Thank 764miltonc
Reviewed 6 days ago

It was a few days after IRMA came thru Bradenton......we are on our 4th day of no power which means no AC....been taking down shutters, cleaning up yard mess and tired and sweaty. Went in town in hopes of grabbing a burger and ice cream...More

Thank ibpb204
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

Local favorite! Been eating here since forever! Awesome food & ice cream! Would definitely recommend to anyone!

Thank saltwatergypsea
Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

Best burgers in town!!!! Service is always excellent and with a smile!!!!! Would recommend to EVERYONE!!!!!!

Thank Lorraine3029
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

This place was wonderful. This was a stop on the way out from our vacation. The owner was so wonderful to our family and made this an experience we won't forget.

Thank Amanda H
Reviewed 4 July 2017

Been stopping here after leaving AMI since 1980, don't even think they had full covered patio then. Usually crowded cause everyone else has same tradition. Simple cheap food because you've been at the beach and gotta eat for drive home! Have not been for years...More

Thank Janellefossett
Reviewed 26 June 2017 via mobile

Old-fashioned walk up ice cream joint! Loved it! Not sure if CMP's are regional, but many places don't know what I'm talking about. While the acronym threw the guy, he made up for it in one of the best I've ever had! Perfect ratio of...More

Thank bertandenieusa
Reviewed 26 June 2017

We went to Shake Pit after helping a friend walk horses up and down the beach and it is now becoming a habit to go have shakes and food after helping out. Every time we have visited, our food has been amazing. Prices are fair,...More

Thank Jennifer E
Reviewed 23 June 2017 via mobile

Finally tried the Shake Pit after living I. Bradenton for 12 years. My advice us to go in the evening as there is no indoor seating and it gets pretty HOT in Bradenton. The food was very good and the staff was helpful (told them...More

Thank Louis S
Reviewed 18 June 2017

Shakes and burgers served the old fashioned way. Menu of ice cream from A-Z. Mini inside kitchen and sit in counter. An experience everyone should try.....

Thank richard s
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5 September 2016|
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Response from Christy W | Reviewed this property |
Can't help you with the menu... Lines have been long since 1973 and when I worked the "window" it was cash. Line will be long, especially in season, on weekends, during Hurricane season! good beach food...
22 December 2015|
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Response from SinnerHudson | Reviewed this property |
Prices change, it may be easier to not publish and not have to update after every little change. Just my own opinion.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3801 Manatee Ave W, Bradenton, FL 34205-1713
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Bradenton
  • Phone Number: +1 941-748-4016
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