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Pineapples Island Grille

133 S. Tamiami Trail, Venice, FL
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Ranked #148 of 210 Restaurants in Venice
Cuisines: American
Good for: Bar scene
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Restaurant details
Good for: Bar scene
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
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English first
florida
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

We wondered why the front entrance was blocked off. Then discovered the $5 a head cover...and I was told as we paid...even to sit at the patio tables and order food...$5 cover each. And the inside and outside bands did not even alternate their breaks! Ridiculous...can't see that cover policy lasting.

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Venice, Florida
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

First night under new ownership and new name. Now called Classics Steakhouse and Nightclub. Owner provided free buffet for 1st night grand opening, which was excellent. The band ROCKED! The dance floor was packed the whole night. Staff and service was great. Wouldn't go there when it was Pineapples, but will definitely be going back to Classics. Owner walked around... More

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West Chester, Pennsylvania
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

Didn't have a meal, but have been several times to dance late into the night with great rock bands. Outdoor bar provides a fun ambiance for a fun evening.

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Tampa, Florida, United States
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10 reviews 10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Very Rude clique bartenders, expensive, smokey, cops could have a field day picking up drunks. No regard for too much alcohol. Hire good bands, small dance floor, keep going back to hear bands. Haven't eaten here in two years was so so then.

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Venice, Florida
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24 reviews 24 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

a great place to eat and listen to music. We have eaten there several time, including New Year's Eve, and have never been disappointed with the food. Great bands as well.

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Top Contributor
188 reviews 188 reviews
143 restaurant reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

Having been there before, I hope they were just having a bad night on our last visit. After seating us, it took a good length of time before our drink order was taken, finally that came and we [l;ace our meal requests. My wife ordered Fish Taco's and asked the waitress if they were very spicy. The waitress said no... More

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Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
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27 reviews 27 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

Why sit home on a Friday night....when you can go listen to the sweet voice of Latraia Savage and her band. They are excellent! Music started at 7:30 PM. We got there after Happy Hour - it's from 4-7 PM - we still ordered some wings and beer. The wings were excellent! Would have been better if we made it... More

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Winter Haven, Florida
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

Although my party was only here for the band and drinks, we had a terrific time. Looking forward to going back to eat dinner. Fun! Fun! Fun!

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Woodboro Maryland
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73 reviews 73 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

They need a good cook and it sounds like they need some good bands. Also, they need more attentive wait staff. We were in town and noticed that they were doing trivia on Monday nights. Because my Wife and I love trivia, we jumped in the car and ran over. Had fun with the trivia but that was as far... More

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Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

Pineapples is kind of an institution around here. I've eaten at the bar (not in the restaurant) and the food is really good. Happy Hour ..... Of course! and at nite .... Usually some kind of band. Some good and some ....... Oh dear .... Not so. The place seems to have LOADS of locals and characters and when you... More

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Additional Information about Pineapples Island Grille

Address: 133 S. Tamiami Trail, Venice, FL
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Venice
Cuisine: American

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