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Back Eddy Bistro

239 W Miami Ave, Venice, FL 34285-2302
941-244-2643
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Ranked #11 of 202 Restaurants in Venice
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Tue - Fri 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Sat 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cuisines: American, Bistro, Wine Bar
Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
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English first
Venice, Florida
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014 NEW

we had lunch there yesterday, my salad was good, a chopped salad, my friend had a salad with strips of grilled chicken. she said it had a burnt taste. it looked good not burned some grill marks, she asked my to taste a piece. It WAS HORRIBLE. IT TASTED TO ME LIKE KEROSENE WAS ON THE GRILL. I HAD NO... More

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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014 NEW

My husband and I enjoyed an wonderful dinner experience last evening. The food is AMAZING We cannot wait to return and bring our friends. He absolutely inhaled the duck! .It's a must

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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

Whether I go there for lunch or dinner the staff is friendly and the food always exceptional. Enjoy their excellent selection of wine, especially their wine paring meals.

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Nokomis, Florida
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

One of the first I visited when moving here a year ago and still one of my favorites in the area. Great food in an unhurried atmosphere with returning cosmopolitan travelers from all over the world, coupled with just the right level of music (whether live or recorded) to enhance, rather than distract from conversations charming patrons and equally charming... More

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Sarasota FL
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

The food is wonderful. Don't miss the creative appetizers, the delicious rack of lamb,fabulous cheesecake all while enjoying a comfortable ambience with a friendly neighborhood feel.

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Saint Cloud, Florida
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4 reviews 4 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

Plan to return every time we head this way-excellent food-friendly accommodating service with smiles - Simply the Best in the area!

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Lakewood Ranch, Florida
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

This is the antithesis of fast food. My husband and I have been to The Back Eddy Bistro for dinner on two occasions. Both dinners were delightful and the service excellent. I took a friend for lunch yesterday and we both enjoyed unusual, exceptional meals. My friend had the appetizer special, salmon cakes with Roulade sauce and greens. I ordered... More

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Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

One of my favorite places to dine! Food is always excellent and enjoyed in a friendly, comfortable atmosphere. Allie and Eddy go out of their way to make sure you are satisfied with their cuisine and service. Wine tastings are fun and I enjoy the creativity and thought that goes into each dish. Also, great atmosphere and music.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014 via mobile

I am a local and it is a favorite of mine. Comfortable atmosphere often with live music, friendly staff and Allie and Eddy are often at the bar chatting with diners

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Venice, Florida
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

Another lunch with a friend got me thinking again about Back Eddy's Bistro today. I tried todays lunch special... Filet Tip Chile that was a just awesome! My friend tried the Asian Eggplant Sandwich with their sweet potato fries. Another winner! Pinot Grigio and my friends Chardonnay paired perfectly with our meals as did the pleasant atmosphere and courteous staff.... More

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