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Shake Pit

3801 Manatee Ave W, Bradenton, FL 34205-1713
+1 941-748-4016
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good28%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“ice cream” (39 reviews)
“fries” (34 reviews)
“burger” (59 reviews)
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3801 Manatee Ave W, Bradenton, FL 34205-1713
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Local favorite! Been eating here since forever! Awesome food & ice cream! Would definitely recommend to anyone!

Thank saltwatergypsea
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Best burgers in town!!!! Service is always excellent and with a smile!!!!! Would recommend to EVERYONE!!!!!!

Thank Lorraine3029
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

This place was wonderful. This was a stop on the way out from our vacation. The owner was so wonderful to our family and made this an experience we won't forget.

Thank Amanda H
Reviewed 3 July 2017

Been stopping here after leaving AMI since 1980, don't even think they had full covered patio then. Usually crowded cause everyone else has same tradition. Simple cheap food because you've been at the beach and gotta eat for drive home! Have not been for years...More

Thank Janellefossett
Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

Old-fashioned walk up ice cream joint! Loved it! Not sure if CMP's are regional, but many places don't know what I'm talking about. While the acronym threw the guy, he made up for it in one of the best I've ever had! Perfect ratio of...More

Thank bertandenieusa
Reviewed 25 June 2017

We went to Shake Pit after helping a friend walk horses up and down the beach and it is now becoming a habit to go have shakes and food after helping out. Every time we have visited, our food has been amazing. Prices are fair,...More

Thank Jennifer E
Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

Finally tried the Shake Pit after living I. Bradenton for 12 years. My advice us to go in the evening as there is no indoor seating and it gets pretty HOT in Bradenton. The food was very good and the staff was helpful (told them...More

Thank Louis S
Reviewed 17 June 2017

Shakes and burgers served the old fashioned way. Menu of ice cream from A-Z. Mini inside kitchen and sit in counter. An experience everyone should try.....

Thank richard s
Reviewed 30 May 2017

Decided to stop here after a day at the beach, the place was packed so that's always a good sign! We got some cones to go and the soft serve ice cream was heaven!

1  Thank kmatos
Reviewed 24 May 2017

If you live in Bradenton or just passing through the Shake Pit is a must. It reminds me of the old drive through restaurants, even though this is not a drive through. The inside is small and the seating are bar stool, however the outside...More

Thank janella22
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4 September 2016|
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Response from Christy W | Reviewed this property |
Can't help you with the menu... Lines have been long since 1973 and when I worked the "window" it was cash. Line will be long, especially in season, on weekends, during Hurricane season! good beach food...
21 December 2015|
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Response from SinnerHudson | Reviewed this property |
Prices change, it may be easier to not publish and not have to update after every little change. Just my own opinion.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3801 Manatee Ave W, Bradenton, FL 34205-1713
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Bradenton
  • Phone Number: +1 941-748-4016
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