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New Pass Grill and Bait Shop

1505 Ken Thompson Pkwy, Sarasota, FL 34230
+1 941-388-3050
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good33%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“lunch” (60 reviews)
“fish sandwich” (21 reviews)
“fries” (50 reviews)
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American, Fast food
1505 Ken Thompson Pkwy, Sarasota, FL 34230
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stopped here early for a morning coffe and maybe a sandwich for breakfast and we were delighted. Do not be put off by the look of the place it is a fishing pier and dock so caters for that market but, the helpings are...More

Thank John M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

...don't miss this place for lunch. Great fresh fish sandwiches, a unique setting and some great fries and/or onion rings. No frills, just good food and mind the birds who get a bit cheeky :)

Thank tunis1addis
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had high hopes for this eatery but they fell very short on a blackened grouper sandwich. Two people in our party of 4 ordered the blackened grouper sandwich. Aside from being given only 3 or 4 shakes of seasoning, one of the sandwiches had...More

1  Thank Casey C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We'd just left Mote Marine Aquarium and decided to check out the little dive bar by the road. Ordered two blackened grouper sandwiches (12.99 each) and a kid's meal. Now, dive bars are awesome for cold beer and good, quick food. This place had neither....More

Thank SurfGirl303
Reviewed 5 May 2017

We tried to eat here after a morning at Mote Aquarium, but because there were no tables and the line to order food was so long, we left. This was on a Monday! It's a neat little place that looked like it was all outdoor...More

Thank bweis13
Reviewed 25 April 2017

Never been there before, went by boat and had to wait for a place to dock as it was packed. Then had to wait in line to order, we weren't in a hurry so it didn't bother us. The burgers were worth the wait! Great...More

Thank Haywood J
Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

Fun place to eat, feed the pelicans your left overs!! Not much parking and dress for the heat. Go to Mote marine before or after you eat.

Thank Susan J
Reviewed 4 April 2017

I was wondering around Lido Key and was ready for lunch. I had seen this place on TA so I wanted to try it. It is a shack. You sit at picnic tables or on stools at a bar that faces the water. I love...More

Thank Amos C
Reviewed 1 April 2017

We live on Longboat Key, so New Pass is very easy to get to. Ever since our first visit, we've been regulars. The atmosphere is very funky and relaxed -- it really doesn't seem to have changed much since 1927. The burgers, fish and chowder...More

1  Thank Marguerite A
Newerpass, Owner at New Pass Grill and Bait Shop, responded to this reviewResponded 2 April 2017

Thank you so much for your kind words! We've tried very hard to keep the old-time Florida charm. We look forward to seeing you again soon! Warmest Regards, Don Wallace

Reviewed 26 March 2017

I had been so excited to visit having read some great reviews; however, I didn't even eat. I handed over $21.15 for a meal that came to $11.15, thinking I was helping by providing change that would return an even $10. The staff member went...More

Thank janlcarter
Newerpass, Owner at New Pass Grill and Bait Shop, responded to this reviewResponded 2 April 2017

Hello janicarter, I appreciate you bringing this to my attention. We have always had policies in place to avoid precisely this sort of issue, and you can rest assured that I will be reviewing these procedures again with the staff to make sure that anytinig...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, View
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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