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Back Eddy Bistro

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American, Bistro, Wine Bar
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239 W Miami Ave, Venice, FL 34285-2302
+1 941-244-2643
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Today
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 4:30 am - 8:30 am
Tue - Fri 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Sat 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Dessert, Breakfast, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 191
    Excellent
  • 36
    Very good
  • 19
    Average
  • 17
    Poor
  • 8
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Again Excellent

We sat at the bar on Saturday evening and again had an excellent meal. We commented, after our delicious dinner, about the friendly service, outstanding food and the kind owners who come out during the evening to ensure all is well. We love, love, love this restaurant. Venice is luckty to have... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 27, 2015
Mary H
,
Holliston, Massachusetts
Good for:
  • Entertaining clients
  • Romantic
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
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271 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Holliston, Massachusetts
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

We sat at the bar on Saturday evening and again had an excellent meal. We commented, after our delicious dinner, about the friendly service, outstanding food and the kind owners who come out during the evening to ensure all is well. We love, love, love this restaurant. Venice is luckty to have you !

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Venice, Florida
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

My husband and I are locals in the Venice area and have eaten at Back Eddy many times. Our preference is to sit at the bar. The bartenders are very attentive and make sure we are taken care of. We also enjoy the company of the others sitting at the bar. Often times, the owners, Eddy and Allie, will come... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

I could have gotten better food at a chain!! I ordered a grilled chicken sandwich. The food arrived by a different person than the waitress ordered with, no requested ketchup or horseradish sauce arrived with it. When the waitress finally came back by she didn't ask how the food was or anything although I had taken one small bite and... More 

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Nokomis, Florida
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

We, as well as our family & friends, all enjoy Back Eddy regularly....dinner, wine tastings & now even carry out. This past St Patrick's Day we had the very best corned beef & cabbage ever...and they prepared it for us "to go"....Just lovely. You never quite know what the kitchen will dream up, but it is always a treat. Looking... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

Good service and ok food. Don't get the lamb - the Dijon sauce is better for beef. Our server was nice and professional. Just OK.

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Englewood, Florida
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

Great atmosphere, great staff excellent food. would recommend highly to my friends. We had reservations and were seated on time. Very friendly feel from the minute we arrived through out the meal. The owner/chef and his wife made sure our experience was a happy one

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Mass
1 review
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

Small and intimate setting. Everything is fresh and homemade from the starters to the deserts. Great service.

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1 review
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015 via mobile

Im a private Chef and my getaway from SW florida is going to Venice for a quick mini vacation. I found this restaurant from the Bed and Breakfast I was staying at. Now it is the only place I eat at. Great service and Eddie is a faboukous Chef and his wife Alley is just great in front of the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015 via mobile

When I'm in Venice, and I was last week, I make Back Eddy a must do....again I had a great experience ! Had a secret bar burger ! Not on the menu but a great value and lots of fun at the Bar.....thanks Ed and Alyson .....love you two

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Venice, Florida
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

Quiet...almost European in feel. Food was delicious and reasonably priced. It's my go to place to take clients that want an excellent local restaurant.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 239 W Miami Ave, Venice, FL 34285-2302
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Venice
  • Phone Number: +1 941-244-2643

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Bistro, Wine Bar

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Entertaining clients, Romantic, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
4:30 am - 8:30 am
Tuesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?