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Slim's Place

9701 Gulf Drive, Anna Maria, Anna Maria Island, FL 34217
+1 941-567-4056
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good38%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
9701 Gulf Drive, Anna Maria, Anna Maria Island, FL 34217
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Crazy experience today. Stopped in to have lunch but this is an Eagles sports bar apparently. Eagles were leading 24-0 in 4th quarter. Eagles fan was leaving and offered us his table. There was a sign on more than 1/2 the tables in the bar...More

Thank tblexander
Chris S, Owner at Slim's Place, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

That is not put policy. We save seats for local eagles fans until the game starts in the bar area. It's always open seating in the restaurant area. Sorry that that happened to you I will talk to my waitress about that issue

Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

My husband and I were tickled pink to visit Slims Place last evening. Great burgers, great service, friendly staff and fantastic live entertainment! If you like food, sports and music you will love it!!!

Thank Davireb
Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

There are three competitive burger joints on AMI. This is my favorite by far. The other two have wonderful qualities(frosty beer, funky decor), but when it comes to burgers, Slim’s is the place to go! They have old fashioned tater tots that bring back childhood...More

Thank Kerri B
Reviewed 17 October 2017

So, my first trip to AMI and this pub looking restaurant looked busy so we stopped to eat.My partner had pulled pork sandwich and I had eggplant--paper thin with spaghetti. The eggplant resembled none I have ever had. It was dry and had no flavor....More

Thank Debbie M
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

We had a party of 8 and Slim’s was perfect! They had several TV’s for watching college football and the beer and wine selection was great! We had the lobster Mac and cheese, shrimp scamp, ahi tuna and the cheesesteak. All were absolutely delicious!

Thank amykphillip1
Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

After arriving into town late, we had a hard time finding a restaurant still serving food. We happened upon Slim’s and were not disappointed!! Great service, great food!

Thank LaurenB1980
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

Slim's Place is the best sports bar on AMI. They have really good food, especially a legitimate Philly cheesesteak on a real Amoroso roll. The owners and staff treat you like family. Definitely check it out.

Thank JerryDPhilly
Reviewed 2 October 2017

If your looking for food, you won't leave hungry but won't be raving either. Looking for a cold drink, fun people and TV's for sports day, it's worth a look. Staff friendly and attentive, atmosphere comfortable and inviting.

Thank Tamaqua
Reviewed 12 September 2017

Fun, beachy, small, and delicious burgers and beer. You need to go here and drink a cold beer and eat a good burger. On second thought, use the public trolley and have more than one delicious cold beer, eat burgers, and enjoy the atmosphere.

Thank Mary W
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

I love a good Philly, and after asking around Slims was what I heard the most. I tried one, and sure enough it lived up to the hype. Great spot too, just a 1 minute walk from the beach access in Anna Maria.

Thank Casey R
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Questions & Answers
Krissi M
14 March 2017|
Response from Chris S | Property representative |
We are very family friendly...come check is out
earls girl s
16 June 2015|
Response from Chris S | Property representative |
Yes we do
earls girl s
16 June 2015|
Response from Chris S | Property representative |
Yes...we can prepare gluten free
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$19
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
3:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9701 Gulf Drive, Anna Maria, Anna Maria Island, FL 34217
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Anna Maria Island  >  Anna Maria
  • Phone Number: +1 941-567-4056
Slim's Place is a great spot where local islanders and all island visitors can hang out and enjoy some of the best food and drinks AMI has to offer. We have live music on weekends and stay open for the late night crowd looking o eat, drink or watch a game on one of our 12 TVs, or just enjoy some great times with friends. Slim's Place is operated by the Smargisso family who used to own The Banana Cabana Caribbean Restaurant in Bradenton Beach. We are very excited to have executive chef and partner PJ Smargisso heading up the culinary team at Slim's Place. PJ is one of the best young chefs on AMI. He will always think outside the box and create some awesome food that will leave you wanting to come back for more. We are from the Philadelphia area and will be doing some of the best Philly style bar foods we all know and love. Philly cheese steaks on Amoroso rolls & fresh baked Philly pretzels, along with pizza, pasta, and fresh seafood.
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