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Address: 203 West Venice Ave, Venice, FL 34285
Phone Number: (941)488-8666
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12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Sun 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 6:30 pm
Description: Located in the heart of beautiful downtown Venice, Florida, USA, "The City...
Located in the heart of beautiful downtown Venice, Florida, USA, "The City on The Gulf," we are directly across from the large, central, free (five-hour) parking lot in Centennial Park in the center of town in the 200 block of West Venice Avenue. We also have free on-street 2-hour parking. We are open Monday through Saturday from around 10 in the morning until 5pm. Open Sundays, noon until 4pm from October through April.
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Refreshing change from ordinary gift shops! :)

I found this gem of a store while shopping on Venice Avenue. What a welcome relief to find this treasure with it's unique and fun items! So nice to see unusual items instead of... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed December 20, 2014
CincySnowbird
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Cincinnati, Ohio
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Cincinnati, Ohio
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9 reviews 9 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

I found this gem of a store while shopping on Venice Avenue. What a welcome relief to find this treasure with it's unique and fun items! So nice to see unusual items instead of the typical gift shop stock. From a large selection of candy from your childhood to hilarious magnets- this store is sure to have something you'll love!... More 

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Nifty J, Owner at Nifty Nic Nacs, responded to this review

Wow! How nice to be referred to as a "gem"! THANKS! We do appreciate it, especially, when someone recognizes us as "out of the ordinary," because indeed, that's how we see ourselves and what we strive to be. If you are reading this right now, come see for yourself! Read our other reviews, too if you get a chance. We... More 

Pennsylvania
Top Contributor
61 reviews 61 reviews
9 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

Very neat shop with all kinds of interesting gifts and trinkets. Something for everyone. We found a great puzzle of the old original Batman TV show. Our vacation was plagued by rain so it was perfect. Lots of retro stuff, silly stuff and racy stuff. Great place to browse and you will find something! The person working there was very... More 

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Nifty J, Owner at Nifty Nic Nacs, responded to this review

We wish the rain wouldn't have plagued your vacation! After all, this IS the Sunshine State! Alas, tropical weather sometimes has to kick in. We're glad you found us and had a good time in here. That's what we're all about. Thank you for your business with us and for posting such a nice review about our store. Yes, we... More 

South Florida
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61 reviews 61 reviews
21 attraction reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

We always stop here when visiting Venice. Not your typical gift shop, lots of unique items for everyone to explore. We always find something to brink back home. The summer hours are limited and it was a disappointment to learn that they close on Sundays (as do most stores in town). We would visit daily if we could!

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Nifty J, Owner at Nifty Nic Nacs, responded to this review

Thanks for the review! We're glad to hear we're a regular stop during your visits to Venice. During the summer (through Halloween, actually) we're closed on Sundays, but open by 10:30 until 5pm Monday through Saturday. This is the first year we have closed Sundays for summer, after having been open 7 days a week year-round for most of the... More 

Rotonda West, Florida
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014 via mobile

Cute shop with retro stuff spent some time there with my sister-laughed our butts off! Cool stuff!Bought a few things, a Christmas present for friends back east, lots of magnets, posters, really fun stuff. Stop in you won't be sorry!

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Nifty J, Owner at Nifty Nic Nacs, responded to this review

Thanks so much for taking the time to post a review of our store. We are so glad you had a lot of laughs -- we aim to please! Laughter is music to our ears around here! Come back soon for more laughs. More 

Rockville, Maryland
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

This is a wonderful little shop with vintage (reproductions) cards, posters, unusual/unique items, etc. If you're in Venice - this is "the" place to stop!! I spent a fun filled hour here!! The owner is great to talk to - extremely friendly and funny!!

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Nifty J, Owner at Nifty Nic Nacs, responded to this review

Thanks for the glowing review! We LOVE picking out the cards we sell. We specialize in humor and retro themed cards, mostly birthday, all occasion and blank notecards. We also have a variety of postcards as well, many of which can be framed, and even wooden ones that can be mailed. With crazy magnets, books, puzzles, posters and other gifts,... More 

Osseo, Minnesota
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2014

This is a little slice of Humor Heaven..very Nifty indeed! My wife and I spent more time in this little shop than any in Venice. Great shop for the young at heart!

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Nifty J, Owner at Nifty Nic Nacs, responded to this review

A little slice of Humor Heaven indeed! Thanks for the compliment. We hope you'll stop by whenever you're in downtown Venice. Our goal is for each customer who comes in to have a good time, some chuckles, snickers and outright bursts of loud laughter! The nostalgia doesn't hurt for feel-good moment, either. We appreciate your business. More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

Our visit to the store was very entertaining, we really enjoyed looking around at everything. The owner was very nice as well!

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Nifty J, Owner at Nifty Nic Nacs, responded to this review

We appreciate you taking the time to leave a review of our store. He have designed Nifty Nic Nacs to be a FUN place, so we take your review as the ultimate compliment. We hope you will return again soon. Bring a friend! Tell your friends! More 

Ohio
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16 reviews 16 reviews
4 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014

My family loves Nifty Nic Nacs - we make it one of our first stops on our yearly trip to Venice, Florida. The random collection of truly unique items always keeps us giggling! We find so many unique gifts here - always the present at Christmas that people just love! Gotta shop Nifty Nic Nacs if you are in beautiful... More 

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Nifty J, Owner at Nifty Nic Nacs, responded to this review

Thanks for going to the effort to post such a nice review about our store! We are glad we're your first stop while you're in downtown Venice. "Random collection" is right! We definitely have a hodge-podge of hilarious, affordable products from low-brow to high-brow -- something for everyone on that Christmas list of yours! Even the greeting cards to go... More 

Cleveland, Ohio
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2014

Looking at all the goods in Nifty NicNaks brings lots of giggles and smiles, memories too of things from way back when in our lives. Great inexpensive gifts for those in our lives who enjoy memory "stuff" or just plain fun! Give it a try! You can't not enjoy the moments spent there.

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Nifty J, Owner at Nifty Nic Nacs, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post such a nice review of our store! Yes, we have lots of chuckles here -- and it's music to our ears. We even sell Chuckles candy, appropriately! We have old school memorabilia humor and today's edgier humor, too. We hope you'll stop in again soon or shop in our web store. More 

Media, Pennsylvania
Top Contributor
73 reviews 73 reviews
5 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013 via mobile

Love the nostalgia. This store has some neat different items. It is fun to browse and things are priced fairly.

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Nifty J, Owner at Nifty Nic Nacs, responded to this review

It was so nice of you to take the time to leave a positive review for our store. Thanks so much! We do price our items fairly and nothing in the store at the moment is even over $100! This is a fun, affordable place to shop for hilarious gifts that travel well. You can also shop in our web... More 

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