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New Pass Grill and Bait Shop

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1505 Ken Thompson Pkwy, Sarasota, FL 34230
+1 941-388-3050
07:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 07:00 - 17:00
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Hilton Head, South Carolina
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84 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great grouper sandwich, great fries, cold beer and a very relaxing view from picnic tables on New Pass. This place has no frills so don't expect any. Order at a window, pick up at a window and find a place in the sun or shade to relax.

Thank Richard L
Newton, Massachusetts
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place to eat is take out only. Don't let that discourage as their places to eat are seats outside overlooking the bay and the wildlife.

Thank Jeffrey M
Kansas City, United States
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our 3rd time here! Drove hour and half for burger this time. Sooo good! Onion rings awesome too! Everything tastes so fresh! Price fair for what you get. Beautiful view!

Thank Koni R
Bluffton, South Carolina
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42 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I know I will probably regret saying this, but this is a great find. One of the locals told us about it, and insisted this was the place to go for breakfast. After a swim at the beach this morning, we decided to try it. The breakfast sandwiches were large enough for two people to share. There were nice picnic... More 

Thank BarbGino
Woodbridge, Canada
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

Afordable family restaurant on the water . Good food and friendly service and good oldies music. If you are on the run, you should try it.

Thank alain o
Estero, Florida
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82 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

Known for their on the water location with Ol Florida feel. Picnic tables and railing seating over looking a Sarasota inlet. Lots of attractions surrounding the area. Burger was an OK commercially processed but the Bun was great. Remember to have your choice of condiments ready to give with order. Now if you like greasy fries, they were. Oil lacked... More 

Thank Jim C
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36 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

It is not a foodie place but still, chilli bowl and burger is worth to eat!:-) Especially when on the boat - stop by and enjoy the view, food, drinks, atmosphere...

Thank Jan Madman D
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

This is our favorite place to eat lunch. Good food and beautiful water to look at while you enjoy lunch. They also have breakfast but I dont get up that early!! This is a local favorite for burgers!! The burgers are soooo good!! They also sell sandwhiches, shrimp, beer, soda, ice, kids menu and ice cream etc.

Thank Laurie K
Ocoee, Florida
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205 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

This is a usual haunt for my husband and I. This time we introduced my son, his girlfriend and step son and new wife on our way out of town. It's a great place for lunch, never had anything that was bad. The view is why we originally stopped but the food has kept us returning. Service is quick and... More 

Thank NativeDina
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

My husband & I made a trip up from Siesta Key to enjoy lunch here. Yummy! We each ordered fish and chips, which are excellent, as expected.

Thank SMB44236

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Seafood, Fast food
Breakfast, Lunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats, View, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
07:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 17:00
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?