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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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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good35%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“fries” (47 reviews)
“fish sandwich” (20 reviews)
“shrimp basket” (6 reviews)
Open Now
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM Hours
American, Seafood, Fast food
1505 Ken Thompson Pkwy, Sarasota, FL 34230
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Breakfast staple. Great way to start the day real egg sandwichez good coffee nice people a local must CDF

Thank Carol D
Reviewed 15 May 2018 via mobile

Great cheeseburger and large portion of fries for only $8. Eat and enjoy the view! They also serve good breakfast

Thank TheExplorer9
Reviewed 3 May 2018 via mobile

We go here every year and we bring friends and family with us. We know they are stingy with their water/ cups. This time the customer service was dreadful! We bought a few sodas and a water which I was splitting with my daughter and...More

5  Thank Lisa P
Reviewed 11 April 2018 via mobile

Been there 100+.times. Purchased some sandviches and two bottles of chardonnay asked for water they said only bottled water available. Asked for manager and owner to talked to they refused to give me information. One of the lady in the back waved to me and...More

3  Thank peterboncser1225
Newerpass, Owner at New Pass Grill and Bait Shop, responded to this reviewResponded 24 April 2018

Hello Peter, I'm so sorry about your experience. It's my fault; I didn't fully explain to the staff about the water thing. We do take a lot of pride in customer service, and I hope that a staff member did not say, "get lost, folks"......More

Reviewed 5 April 2018

No frills with great food. You order food at the counter and then wait for your name to be called. Service was quick considering how busy it was. Husband: Best grouper sandwich so far 16 yr old: Best chicken fingers he's ever had (and he's...More

1  Thank mccarleychristine
Newerpass, Owner at New Pass Grill and Bait Shop, responded to this reviewResponded 24 April 2018

Christine, Thanks so much for your kind comments! Chicken fingers are not a fancy food; but when cooked properly they can be delicious, and we strive to cook them the proper amount of time. We sure look forward to seeing you all back! We're getting...More

Reviewed 29 March 2018

This place is really busy and is good. It is far from fancy. Picnic table style seating along the water. We all had hamburgers with fries which were good. A good place to stop as we had been on a bike ride.

Thank Susan A
Newerpass, Owner at New Pass Grill and Bait Shop, responded to this reviewResponded 24 April 2018

Susan, If we ever get too fancy, please call us on it! Fancy we're not for sure, but we do like to make good food and make people happy. We sure hope to see you again soon. Warm regards, Don Wallace

Reviewed 19 March 2018

My friend's parents drove us here on their boat for lunch and I loved it! We parked it at the dock and walked up to the counter. I got a veggie burger and maybe it was the magic of sitting by the water in Siesta...More

1  Thank Sheila W
Reviewed 5 March 2018

This place was suggested by a local, we had a hamburger, grouper and a hot dog...all were yummy. The best thing is the "simple" ambianc of sitting by the water. We were really lucky and saw dolphins playing by the bridge. Great lunch spot...highly recommend...More

Thank 72ajg
Reviewed 4 March 2018

This is a buzy place and you don't have to eat worms. Fun just watching the people on the water. Simple menu, but very nice. Not far from Mote Aquarium.

Thank Jim0
Reviewed 3 March 2018

I realize the character of this place but, it is not a excuse to not clean it. Every time I have dined there it is dirty. Sorry, but the kitchen looks dirty also. They are handling money and then turning around and handling food. I’m...More

1  Thank Classact10
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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
View, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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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