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Boiler Room Bar & Grill

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American, Bar, Pub
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5600 Manatee Ave W, Bradenton, FL 34209-2537
+1 941-792-7176
11:00 - 00:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 00:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 02:00
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26 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I hadn't been to the boiler room in several years. I went today to have a cheesesteak with everything. It was loaded but not up to it's past standard. It just lacked flavor. I heard it might be under new ownership.

Thank Jay S
Bradenton, Florida
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21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 April 2017

The best cheese steaks you can buy! Usually a wait- but so worth it! They have pool and other games to play or pick up. The best!

Thank Chantelle Y
North Port, Florida
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22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Not real fancy but great food. Great service and friendly crowd. Stopped by a few times this month for a cold beer and wings. My husband loves the cheese steaks.

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Thank Tee G
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163 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 January 2017

The food at Boiler Room Bar and Grill is okay! The service left a lot to be desired! The place is basically a dive!

Thank M Jay P
Bradenton, Florida
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22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 November 2016

After moving from Philadelphia twenty years ago I had given up on finding a decent cheesesteak. Now my search is over! The Boiler Room's cheesesteak is as good as they get! Not only did we have one of the best cheesesteaks I have ever had but they had great onion rings and chili too!

Thank KBH55
Parrish, Florida
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130 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 August 2016

The Boiler Room Bar/Grill is definitely not fancy, but they still make an awesome Cheese Steak. Pure Ribeye, on a soft hoggie bun with provolone, mushrooms, onions & light on the peppers (just the way I ordered it). My friend and I also had an order of Onion Strings, thinly sliced onions and fried to perfection. Nice way to end... More 

Thank Trish M
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 9 August 2016

Its a relaxed feeling, with friendly fun staff. Happy Hour on drinks and we have tried numerous things on the menu and all are wonderful! The staff is willing to fix your food the way you want it. Prices are very reasonable. Great juke box! Lots of locals hang out there!!

Thank Lori C
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

They don't wear gloves when preparing food, waitress coughed into her hand, went out to smoke, returned and didn't wash hands, cook had long hair, not wearing a hair net. Prices were high, French fries were 5$ for a single order! It was hard to enjoy our sandwiches after seeing all of those health violations!

2 Thank Sandy F
Sarasota, Florida
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45 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 April 2016 via mobile

Exterior looks a little shady, its a dive bar in Bradenton. But damn it, its good. Service is great, the steak (or chicken) sandwich has had me coming back for years. Sit at the bar and Watch them take the meat out and cook it in front of you. I live in Sarasota but whenever i come up to Bradenton,... More 

Thank endiaks
Bradenton, Florida
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15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 February 2016

Great, inexpensive pub grub. No better cheesetseak anywhere we have eaten. They make them from fresh cuts of rib-eye. We split one and get fries. Beer is moderately priced too.Do NOT be intimidated by the exterior.It is old, corner bar personified, and the staff is friendly..

Thank franetic1

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Open Hours
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5600 Manatee Ave W, Bradenton, FL 34209-2537
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Bradenton
  • Phone Number: +1 941-792-7176

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?