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Truman's Tap and Grill

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American, Bar, Pub
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11161 SR 70 East, Bradenton, FL
+1 941-755-1800
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Sarasota, Florida
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44 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was our second dinner visit. Both times it was very crowded. Don't know why except it is in season and most places are crowded. Service was slow but not unexpected with the crowd. Appetizers and entrees arrived almost simultaneously. Jambalaya (signature dish) was uninspiring. No distinctiveness. Clam chowder was so thick and no flavor. Chicken poppers were real chicken... More 

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Bradenton, Florida
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2017

Went to Truman's after golf. Had fish and chips - fries barely warm, fish so over-cooked was almost liquid inside and greasy. Coleslaw that came on the plate tasted fishy. This is the first time I have ever had a bad meal here, so I'm sure I will try again but not for a while. Need to get the bad... More 

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Cheshire UK
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41 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2017

Excellent for lunch or dinner after golf. Good choice of salads and great sandwiches. Staff are friendly and you do not have to sit in the bar with TVs .They have daily specials and happy hour. Definitely recommend you give it a try

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Baltimore, Maryland, United States
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36 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2016

We visited on a Wed. Dec. 21, 2016, for an early dinner. The restaurant was empty, and there were only a few people at the bar. The waitress took our drink order and brought drinks to the table quickly. However, dinner took a very long time. Three people ordered medium burgers and they were well done. Having two children in... More 

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Brooklyn, New York
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25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

Visiting from Out of town...came here for dinner. Hostess was attentive, service slow. Food was way too salty..maybe I ordered the wrong thing?

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Lakewood Ranch, Florida
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481 reviews
311 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 131 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

Fun a sassy bartenders make this a fun stop. They have bar bites and for 5 bucks, pretty good. The ribs are good and the chicken sliders need an upgrade!!! Good selection of draft beers and at the bar, the service was excellent.

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Lakewood Ranch, Florida
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25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

We have been here several times. The food is usually just average, but the service is below par - very slow for the most part. It is fairly inexpensive, which, together with its location, is why, I believe, it draws customers. We will go there only if we are nearby and really don't feel like driving elsewhere.

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Parrish, Florida
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448 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 388 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

Truman's is in the Publix shopping center at State Route 70 and Lakewood Ranch Boulevard in Lakewood Ranch. If you are coming from the west, take the left before you get to Lakewood Ranch. If you are going south on the Boulevard, take a short cut by going behind Publix. You end up right in front of the restaurant. There... More 

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Brooklyn, New York
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137 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

It's a typical bar/restaurant..it has a decent selection of entrees..the tables and silverware never feel really clean..always a sticky,humid feel.....the jambalaya is yummy.

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Englewood, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

Went today for lunch with 2 coworkers. I ordered the Cobb Salad it was ok. I've had better. Took quite a while to receive food.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub
Meals
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11161 SR 70 East, Bradenton, FL
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Bradenton
  • Phone Number: +1 941-755-1800

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?