Since 1929 we are located in the heart of Sarasota bay, this hidden gem called New Pass Grill and Bait Shop is a staple of Sarasota. From the old Florida atmosphere to the delicious food and best bait in town. We are the go to and one stop shop to fulfill your needs on the water. From our award-winning burgers and coldest beer in town its hard to miss us. Known for our exceptional customer service and premier charter captains, we provide the essentials to make your memories on the waters of Sarasota Bay last a lifetime. From the newcomers to the area, weekend warriors, and Sarasota locals we have all your needs to satisfy another day in paradise. New Pass is a staple here in Sarasota and will continue to be one of your favorite places to visit. We expect to be the highlight of everyone’s trip to Sarasota and want to share the pristine waters and hospitality Sarasota has to offer.



Known for world-class burgers and coldest beer on the water, our grill in the pass is a no-brainer. We have a plethora of choices on the menu to satisfy everyone’s hunger.  We have an extended menu from chicken salad to fresh grouper sandwich. Served with the freshest veggies and softest buns, we proudly serve an awesome array to keep everyone happy. Including our local favorite, breakfast sandwiches and burritos that are a no-brainer before a beach vacation or a day on the boat, fresh local fresh catch specials and soon to come cook and catch meals. You’ll be pleased to add New Pass to your next adventure to Sarasota or your new local luncheon.



Our bait shop has been baitin’ hooks for almost 100 years!  That’s right!  Nearly a CENTURY of catering to some of Florida’s finest captains, fishermen and families alike!  It’s our objective to cater to EVERY level of fisher!  Whether you’re going hundreds of miles out to catch monsters that weigh hundreds of pounds, or have never baited a line, our staff is trained to cater for a one-of-a-kind, tailor made experience!  The team consists of some of the most knowledgeable, friendly fishermen and captains the Sunshine state has to offer!


We bring you the best and most exciting fishing experience of your lifetime. We provide a fleet of boats to handle all your fishing needs. We provide the most elite local captains and the best arsenal of boats plus tackle to put you on the big ones. For inshore, offshore or specialty trips we will cover everything to make your trip of a lifetime. Located right out of the bait shop where we will pick you up as well. Book your trip today and make your future memories fishing with us a reality.