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Slim's Place

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 12 July 2016 via mobile

This was such an unexpected delight! Not because we are from Philly and loved the memorabilia wall to wall, but the food was great! The waitresses were attentive and friendly and the food was served quick. We will definitely be going back!!!

Thank Kathmc3
Parrish, Florida
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 8 July 2016 via mobile

The waitress admitted that they don't use reall lobster but stated that most tourist won't figure that out. We'll, being from New England, we figured it out. Very disappointed. For real Lobster Mac and Cheese go to Island Time.

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

Sorry you were disappointed but being from the best lobster place on the world..New England why would you come to Florida and order lobster anything. We have so many local fresh fish choices that would have been a much better experience. We do use lobster in our dish along with white fish and it is our best seller. Where ever... More 

Bradenton, Florida
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31 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 July 2016

Lazy afternoon visiting my mother and we were hungry - Jumped in the car and came upon Slim's. Great place friendly staff and awesome food!! I had the Caesar Salad with Blacked Chicken - it's a winner. Defiantly will return to try other items on the menu,

Thank Haywood J
New Jersey
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32 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 June 2016 via mobile

The cheese steak was the closest we've had to a real Philly cheese steak in this area. The beer was ice cold, nachos were really good, Mac & cheese was great too. The employees were really friendly. The only downfall was the kids meals are $10 each. We still enjoyed it and will be back.

Thank amylynne1224
Bradenton, Florida
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451 reviews
294 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 128 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 June 2016

Great food at high price for a sports bar. Walking to Beach but not fancy and no views. Chicken wings are huge and philly cheese steak sandwiches surprise. Everything is very good.

Thank richard s
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22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 June 2016 via mobile

Stopped here for a beer while shopping with friends. Granted, it was durinh the afternoon, so it wasn't busy...at all, there were only 2 other customers besides us. The staff was not very attentive or friendly, they were talking to each other, not the customers. (It is a Pennsylvania sports themed bar, Pittsburgh Pirates and Philadelphia Phillies decor. Being from... More 

Thank Jennifer H
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 June 2016

Brilliant place to eat - great atmosphere - busy sports bar very casual and beach friendly. Food is delicious especially the pizzas and mac n cheese - service is very friendly and welcoming - would thoroughly recommend.

Thank AngelaLiversidge
Aveley, United Kingdom
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104 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 June 2016

You would literally need to be "The man who fell to earth" to watch all the sport on all the screens at Slims...luckily for us, it was just Stanley cup night so whilst there were plenty of screens there was really only one game in town. Screens, Sport accompanied by a lovely lady server (Sorry forgot your name) and decent... More 

Thank Puttmans
Jacksonville, Florida
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 May 2016

It was okay, just okay. We have had much better crab mac an cheese in, of all places, West Reading, Pa. We were told it was great and it was okay, not great, thought it was pricey for what we got. Don't think it is a place we would return to on our next visit. But, that being said, if... More 

Thank elaineweaver
1 review
Reviewed 21 May 2016 via mobile

Wish we had tried it sooner on our trip. Great place and homey atmosphere. A must go to place on Anna Maria Island

Thank Aaron H

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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
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
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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