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A Bit Of Boston

1939 Tamiami Tr. S., Venice, FL 34293
+1 941-496-4587
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Ranked #29 of 209 Restaurants in Venice
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $5 - $27
Hours:
Mon - 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. 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 January 23, 2015 NEW

Looking for good ole New England seafood this is the place! My wife and I have tried most of the menu over the years and have not been disappointed. Even with the change of ownership this place continues to amaze us. You have to try the whole belly fried clam platter. It's our favorite. And make sure you ask for... More 

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Venice, Florida
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9 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

I lived in Boston for 4 years and believe me this is not the best Boston has to offer. Service was great but food average at best. We were told to try their clam chowder and lobster bisque. Don't bother, Campbells out of the can is better. Salad was all leaf lettuce. Everyone knows the value of this type is... More 

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Venice, Florida
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

My companion and I went for lunch and were pleasantly surprised by the quality of the food. I had the bowl of lobster bisque and a mini lightly blackened haddock sandwich, and my friend the fish and chips. All were served quickly by a very friendly waitress- everything was nice and hot and very tasty. Plan to return again!

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Ed F, Owner at A Bit Of Boston, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to give us a 5 star review. We just love our Bit of Boston Family...We hope you visit us again soon. More 

Fort Pierce, Florida
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

The food was delicious and we felt we were back in Boston! Don't judge by the small strip mall. I am glad another person wrote about her husband not liking the book because of its cover lol. Well, my husband had the same reaction but since I have read the other reviews I just told him to try and not... More 

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Ed F, Owner at A Bit Of Boston, responded to this review

Thank you for the 5 star review. We know it takes time out of your busy schedule to write a review and we appreciate it. We hope to see you and your husband again soon. More 

Venice, Florida
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73 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014

I recently read a nice article in the Venice Gondolier about the new owners, Gigi and her dad, Bob. I also checked out the recent reviews. Most were encouraging. Many restaurants around here are either opening or under new ownership or management. When a new place opens or has a new manager, I like to wait a month or two... More 

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Ed F, Owner at A Bit Of Boston, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the 5 star review. It means a lot coming from such an accomplished trip ad visor review expert. Having reviewed restaurants in 23 cities is no small feet. Just one small change Gigi and her father were the old owners. A Bit of Boston is owned by The Fazzone Family now and when you visited... More 

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17 reviews 17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

Boy am I surprised to some of the other comments. we live North of Boston and winter in Venice and find A Bit of Boston to be awesome! Our servers are outstanding, friendly atmospher and the food has never been anything but GREAT!!!

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Ed F, Owner at A Bit Of Boston, responded to this review

Thank you so much for stopping in. Their is no better compliment then one coming from a true New Englander....Thank you for the 5 stars. More 

Venice, Florida
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

new owners have changed the décor inside I use to enjoy going in and reading the wll where people where from Quanity has dropped used to get more flavor is ok wish old owner was still around

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Ed F, Owner at A Bit Of Boston, responded to this review

I am sorry you do not like the new decor. It was time to update the bathrooms and put a fresh coat of paint on the walls as the old wallpaper was peeling. I know it can be hard when people we like move on. However, the old owner did what was best for her and we at A Bit... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014 via mobile

The blackened haddock couldn't have been better if it had been cooked on Cape Cod!!!!! Service was great, Nick our waiter was fabulous. The food came quickly, and was AMAZING! The new owners have done an incredible job!!!!!! 5 stars

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Ed F, Owner at A Bit Of Boston, responded to this review

Dawn, Thank you so much for the fabulous 5 star rating. Please tell all your friends...We hope to see you soon. 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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Ed F, Owner at A Bit Of Boston, responded to this review

Kindergal2 Thank you so much for the 5 star review. We look forward to seeing you again. More 

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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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Ed F, Owner at A Bit Of Boston, responded to this review

If you are wondering if you should give our restaurant a try? Don't take our word for it, listen to Floridagirl7615. Thank you so much for writing the rave review of A Bit of Boston. Hope to see you again soon. 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:
Monday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
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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