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All 210 Venice Restaurants

A Bit Of Boston

1939 Tamiami Tr. S., Venice, FL 34293
+1 941-496-4587
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Ranked #25 of 210 Restaurants in Venice
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $5 - $27
Hours:
Tue - Sat 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Cuisines: American, Seafood, Fish & Chips
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner
Description: Love Authentic New England seafood. Then A Bit of Boston is the place to be. Come on in and see why customers travel all the way from Ft Myers just to have a bowl of our New England Clam Chowder. Real "Maine: Lobster rolls, Large Premium "Sea" Scallops, Crab Cakes made with mix we have shipped in from "Rhode Island". Even our Hot dogs are served on a fresh New England style roll. Have a craving for Whole Belly Clams, oh yes, they are from "Ipswich". We believe in fresh authentic food. Over the years we have had requests for other regional foods. So we have added a few like our Philly Cheese-steak. Anyone that knows anything about a real Philly Cheese-steak knows it must be served on an Amoroso roll. That's right we have Fresh Amoroso Bakery rolls shipped in. Last but not least we serve a good old NY style Fish Fry....Stop by ..Give us a try..We promise..You will be a regular...
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English first
Venice, Florida
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014 NEW

I was told this place was under new ownership so I thought I would give it a try again because I haven't been there in a few years, and I was really happy I did. The place looked so much better and cleaner, really friendly owners and employees and the food was better then it has ever been. To start... More 

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Venice, Florida
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

Now let me tell you my story about this absolutely amazing little seafood restaurant we found last night ( a little hard to find because it's tucked away in the back of this tiny strip mall in the back corner, but once you find it you will return as I will I'm sure. My friends have spoken of this place... More 

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Venice, Florida
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

OMG. Lovin this Place Discovered this place a month ago. I have been eating their twice a week ever since. I quiet little friendly neighborhood casual place. Nothing fancy but OMG...Delicious ..The BEST New England Seafood I have had on the Gulf Coast by far. Best clam chowder I have ever had. The Scallops are Huge and Fantastic. The onion... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014 via mobile

Wonderful full -bellied clams and great service from Heather! Worth traveling all the way from Idaho. Thank you!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014 via mobile

Excellent food, great service. Our server was very friendly and knowledgeable. I was given free chowder to try! I will definitely be back! I lived in New England and this restaurant is just as good as many I've tried back there. The lobster bisque was fabulous. Everyone at our table loved it. It was cooked to perfection. Prices are very... More 

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Venice, Florida
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

We loved the fried shrimp and grilled scallops. It was freshly cooked and the onion rings were tasty and light. We will return. The only downside was the serving person, Nick, he talked too much about himself instead of the menu. We went with some friends and was able to sit and talk without being rushed out. It was a... More 

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Sarasota, Florida
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7 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

Three of us had lunch here today and I was very disappointed. The waitress was pulled in too many directions to be able to give decent service. In fact, the service was horrible.The prices are right up there so one does have expectations of a good experience. Mind you, we have been coming here for many years. First, the chowder... More 

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Davenport, Florida
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20 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

My wife and I are from the New England area and this was a nice taste of home! Staff was really super friendly. The waiter greeted us and was very informative about the menu. He even let us know a little about the history of the place. Really made us feel welcomed. Food was great. I had the fried cod... More 

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Hazleton
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31 reviews 31 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

Don't judge a book by its cover. Not a upscale place but good is excellent. From appetizers to dessert. Beer and wine. Friendly staff. Definitely give it a try.

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Sandy-Beach, null, Democratic Republic of the Congo
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

We are regulars who had heard the restaurant changed ownership. Like others, we were concerned but decided to give it a try. We went there tonight and the chowder was just as good as before! I am from Boston and that is some wicked good chowdah! We ordered the whole belly Ipswich clams and onion rings. They were great as... More 

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Additional Information about A Bit Of Boston

Address: 1939 Tamiami Tr. S., Venice, FL 34293
Phone Number: +1 941-496-4587
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Venice
Open Hours:
Tuesday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 5 - 27
Cuisine: American, Seafood, Fish & Chips

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