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The Shrimp Boat

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner
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Food and ambience

Local cuisine, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, Business meetings

Location and contact

Menu

LUNCH STARTERS
Cup $5.0
Bowl $8.0
Crab & Corn Chowder
topped with crab & shrimp
$9.0
Crispy Crab Bites
Blue crab blended with goat cheese & green onion; served with our spicy aioli
$10.0
Calamari
flash fried served with our marinara OR flash fried & tossed with our tangy vinaigrette, pickled banana pepper & scallions
$10.0
Shrimp Cocktail
1/2 lb. Old Bay steamed & chilled shrimp
$10.0
Tuna Poke
sesame encrusted tuna, creamy + chunky avocado, pickled veggies, lemon-soy vinaigrette & fried-to-order tortilla chips
$10.0
Wonton Shrimp
fried wonton wrapped shrimp; served with a lemon-soy vinaigrette
$11.0
Ceviche
shrimp, bay scallops, roasted corn, tomato, red onion, poblano, cilantro, citrus; served with fried-to-order tortilla chips
Cup $6.0
Bowl $9.0
Lobster Bisque
CLASSICS
Served with 2 sides or a side salad.
$11.0
Fried Shrimp
$12.0
Grilled Shrimp
$8.0
Chicken Fingers
$11.0
Coconut Shrimp
panko coconut breading, served with housemade piña colada sauce
$12.0
Chipotle Shrimp
lightly fried shrimp tossed in our housemade creamy chipotle sauce
$10.0
Tilapia
fried, grilled or blackened
SPECIALITIES
$10.0
Shrimp Tacos
two softshell shrimp tacos, blackened or grilled, topped with avocado, cheddar cheese, lettuce, a tomato-corn relish & a side of cilantro-lime rice
$12.0
Shrimp Alfredo
Cavatappi pasta tossed with shrimp and broccoli in a creamy alfredo sauce
$11.0
Shrimp & Grits
sautéed shrimp served over our creamy & savory double-smoked bacon cheddar grits
SALADS
$7.0
Mediterranean Salad
greens, chopped tomatoes, red onion, feta & asiago cheese tossed in an olive dressing
$11.0
Chicken Caesar
grilled chicken breast sliced thin over romaine lettuce with croutons & asiago cheese
$12.0
Volcano Tuna Salad
seasame encrusted tuna over chopped salad with creamy, chunky avocado & ginger dressing
$12.0
Shrimp Salad
seared shrimp served over chopped salad with shredded cheddar
$12.0
Beef Tenderloin Salad
roasted, sliced beef tenderloin served over house chopped salad, bleu cheese crumbles & candied nuts
$13.0
Salmon Salad
goat cheese encrusted salmon over a chopped salad
$11.0
Grilled Chicken Salad
grilled chicken over house chopped salad with shredded cheddar
$12.0
Chipotle Shrimp Caesar
lightly fried shrimp tossed ina creamy chipotle sauce, atop a bed of romaine tossed with croutons & caesar dressing
SANDWICHES
Served with french fries.
$9.0
Chicken Parmesan Sandwich
hand breaded, seasoned chicken breast topped with our housemade marinara sauce & mozzarella cheese
$9.0
Cheddar Cheeseburger
black angus beef topped with cheddar, lettuce, tomato & pickle
$9.0
Chicken Club
grilled chicken breast topped with cheese, bacon, lettuce, tomato & onion
14
Crabcake Sandwich
fried jumbo lump crabcake served with lettuce, tomato, onion & pickle
SIDES
Cilantro-Lime Rice, Coleslaw, Broccoli, French Fries, Cheddar-Bacon Grits, Loaded Potato Hash
Dressings
Balsamic Vinaigrette, Bleu Cheese, Mango Vinaigrette, Ranch, Caesar, Olive
PRICE RANGE
US$ 9 - US$ 20
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
CUISINES
Seafood
FEATURES
Parking Available, Television, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have been a few times. The staff is always friendly and courteous. The food is fantastic. I went when they had a special tuna entree that was the amazing. I love seafood and this place is certainly top on my list. They offer other...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank LillyMirana
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Outstanding local seafood bistro. Have been twice within the past week and were not disappointed. Specials are appealing and delicious. Service was excellent as well.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank davidwK8859WL
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

LOVED the Shrimp Boat at their old location - kind of seems like they lost what made them great when they moved. Ate here with my husband, seated next to the live singer so we could hear nothing the other said. Food was only ok...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank fl0ridagirl5
Reviewed 2 January 2019 via mobile

We brought the family to celebrate our oldest sons birthday and you gave us a great dinner as always. We loved the ceviche which is one of our favorites and the kids (youngest is 20) did too!

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank tylaburg
Reviewed 29 December 2018 via mobile

Been in Florida since November 1st we always shop around looking for the best restaurants this is definitely the top one we've been to so far and Sean our waiter was absolutely perfect

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank John B
Reviewed 19 December 2018

Great shrimp dishes! This time I ordered grits as my side dish....ohhhhh my amazing. I highly recommend the grits and willl be back for more. Wait staff was great!

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Janice G
Reviewed 11 December 2018 via mobile

This place has consistsnt good food all the time. Since they moved to their new location they rock. Great food and super service.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Dave M
Reviewed 9 December 2018

The quality and the quantity as well as the flavor exceeded all expectations. Our waiter Ray G. was very friendly and helpful and made the meal a pleasant experience.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Steven D
Reviewed 7 December 2018

I must first confess--I am addicted to good food. My husband and I find the Shrimp Boat the perfect place to entertain friends and more important to enjoy a great meal each and every time we visit.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank JANE N
Reviewed 7 November 2018

First timers ! Food was great and so was the service. Really enjoyed the desert . We will back soon !

Date of visit: August 2018
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Explorer43571
3 December 2018|
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Response from FrequentFlier661851 | Reviewed this property |
Depending on traffic I would say 30-45 minutes
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Explorer43571
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Response from catmando386 | Reviewed this property |
Maybe 30 minutes from Sun City.
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juliediaz1327
5 June 2018|
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Response from ceevee93 | Reviewed this property |
I’ve never seen lobster on the menu.
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