With being a short drive from Sarasota and Fort Myers, Venice Florida is a great place to spend the day. Great beaches, shopping and of course some amazing restaurants! If you’re a foodie like us, then you’ll appreciate the 10 restaurants below. Our list is in no particular order.¬†ūüćī

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Sharky’s On The Pier

1600 Harbor Dr. | Venice, FL 34285

Price Range: $$

Features: Seafood

(941) 488-1456

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3 Dishes You Have To Try: 

  • Shark Wings
  • Coconut Shrimp
  • Sharky’s Spiced Seafood Nachos

 

Snook Haven Restaurant

5000 E Venice Ave. | Venice, FL 34292

Price Range: $$

Features: American, Seafood, Sandwhiches

3 Dishes You Have To Try: 

  • Spare Ribs
  • Pulled Pork
  • Smoked Turkey Tacos

 

Gold Rush BBQ

661 Tamiami Trl. S | Venice, FL 34285

Price Range: $$

Features: Barbeque

3 Dishes You Have To Try: 

  • BBQ Chicken & Pork Combo
  • Spare Ribs
  • Smoked BBQ Pork Belly

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Cassariano Italian Eatery

313 W Venice Ave. | Venice, FL 34285

Price Range: $$$

Features: Italian

3 Dishes You Have To Try: 

  • Linguine allo Scoglio
  • Scaloppine di Vitello ai Porcini
  • Sea Bass Piccata

 

Darrell’s Restaurant

215 Tamiami Trl. S | Venice, FL 34285

Price Range: $$

Features: Southern, Barbecue

3 Dishes You Have To Try: 

  • Down The Keys Mac & Cheese
  • Smoked Pig Wings
  • Brisket Baked Potato

 

Blu Island Bistro

625 S Tamiami Trl. | Venice, FL 34285

Price Range: $$

Features: American

3 Dishes You Have To Try: 

  • Pulled Pork Sandwich
  • Crab Cake Sandwich
  • Meat Lovers Omelet

 

Dockside Waterfront Grill

509 N Tamiami Trl. | Venice, FL 34285

Price Range: $$

Features: Seafood, American, Bars

3 Dishes You Have To Try: 

  • Maine Lobster Tails
  • Fried Gulf Shrimp
  • Grouper Tacos

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Original Word of Mouth Venice

1740 E Venice Ave. | Venice, FL 34292

Price Range: $$

Features: American, Brunch, Breakfast

3 Dishes You Have To Try: 

  • Granola Crunch Cakes
  • Chicago Omelet
  • Gordon’s Favorite Waffle

 

Robbi’s Reef

900 Venetia Bay Blvd. | Venice, FL 34285

Price Range: $$

Features: Seafood, Barbecue

3 Dishes You Have To Try: 

  • Bacon Wrapped Sea Scallops
  • Buccaneer Steak & Cheese
  • Catfish Dinner

 

Brew Burger’s

Two locations to choose from in the Venice area!

Price Range: $$

Features: American

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3 Dishes You Have To Try: 

  • The Big Tasty Burger
  • The Colossal Burger
  • The Widow Maker Burger

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