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Slim's Place

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$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub
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9701 Gulf Drive, Anna Maria, Anna Maria Island, FL 34217
+1 941-567-4056
11:30 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 11:30 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 23:30
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58 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

A easy casual place. The food is good. I had the Shrimp Poboy and the Lobster Mac and Cheese, excellent!

Thank BabsMinneapolis
Homewood, Illinois
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75 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It was burger night for us! Slims was the perfect fit. They have a great special from 3-5. There regular burger which is 8oz for $5. It was outstanding. The homemade potato salad and pasta salad were also very good. The sides are extra but well worth the cost. The service was very friendly, fast and efficient. Atmosphere is very... More 

Thank Rojan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a great time! Very welcoming staff but also the crowd was very friendly with a mix of locals and visitors. Food was okay.. needed to be cooked a little longer as my husband had to send his back, but overall a nice place! You should go!

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Boston, Massachusetts
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27 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great place to watch sports with multiple tv's and bars .Known for their Philly Cheese Steak Subs and cold beer!

Thank Kathy M
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242 reviews
159 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 120 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went there on Saturday January 21st to see Scott Pritchard apparently he plays there every third Saturday. Terrific what a combination.. this guy is wonderful and it was free I mean what? Free? He is a period rock singer guitarist and has an accompanying singer on the drums and played a lot of... I don't know eighties nineties 2000's...... More 

Thank Katya m
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We eat there often. Reasonable prices, great portions (a FULL pour of wine), awesome wait staff and a much better menu than you would normally find in a sports bar. All the TV's are an extra, but the food and staff are the reason to attend.

Thank Greg F
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61 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

we've visited Slim's the past 2 trips to the Island but didn't get to eat the first time. They have a great no shower happy hour & the food is very nice. We all had the $6 chilly-cheese steak offer which is a good deal if you want just the sandwich but if you want sides you are probably better... More 

Thank charliesaxgrl89
Bloomington, Indiana
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18 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017

Interesting and yummy food selections. Terrific staff. A great place to watch a football or college basketball game.

Thank Juj61
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302 reviews
210 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 123 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017

We thought from everything we'd read and heard that this would be the best and most fun bar in AMI village. It is run by and for Philly sports fans, so if you love Philly sports and beer, this is your place. If you are looking for a bar with late night music and good drinks, this isn't it. When... More 

Thank dvorac4
Chris S, Owner at Slim's Place, responded to this review

Thanks for coming into Slim's, but we are not a late night bar. We are a family sports bar restaurant that closes at 10pm weekdays and midnight on weekends. We do have music until 10pm on fri and sat nights. As far as your Hurricane, it tastes nothing like tang. It is our version and is made with a 40... More 

Providence, Rhode Island
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91 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016

We were here on a busy Tuesday evening after Christmas. When we got there there were seats available at the bar and a couple of available tables but the place quickly filled up. We sat at the bar and the service was good although the two young women who were responsible for serving both the bar and the rest of... More 

Thank Jack T

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$19
American, Bar, Pub
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, 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
Good for
Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:30
11:30 - 23:30
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 To 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 (7-2-2013) by the Smargisso family who used to own The Banana Cabana Caribbean Restaurant in Bradenton Beach on AMI. 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 & panzarotti, pasta and fresh seafood, chicken, chops & steaks . We promise to amaze your family with our food and fun!

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