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All 209 Venice Restaurants

Sharky's On The Pier

1600 Harbor Drive South, Venice, FL 34285
941-488-1456
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Ranked #57 of 209 Restaurants in Venice
Price range: $5 - $20
Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Families with children, Bar scene
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

Had a very nice lunch here and will definitely be coming back. The views are unparalleled and the food is delish! We were told at the check in area there would be a 30 min wait, were given a pager and strolled out on the pier to see the people fishing and enjoying the amazing views. The wait was really... More 

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Guntersville, Alabama, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

This is one of the best restaurants for viewing the sunset. The fishing pier is out from the restaurant. Wonderful service and great food.

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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127 reviews 127 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

Had lunch here with friends while visiting florida. Had a really enjoyable time. The food was really good

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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

I have been to Sharky's several times now. It is just the best around. Great food and service right on the beach. We also tried Fins for the first time this visit and we were so impressed. Best meal ever

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Venice, Florida
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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

This is an excellent restaurant and has expanded recently to accommodate the growing crowds. If possible eat outside and enjoy the view. Service was also good. But you may have to wait awhile for a table if you arrive during prime time dinner hour.

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Longwood, Florida
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15 reviews 15 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015 NEW

typical "beach food". mostly fried, mostly average in size and quality, mostly over priced. But it is the only restaurant on the beach for 25 miles each way. So, the ambiance contributes to the food, and the total makes this a pretty cool place. Eat seafood, walk the pier, walk the beach, and be happy.

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Hazleton
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37 reviews 37 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015 NEW

Went for lunch 60 min wait. Place was packed. Walked the pier to kill time great view. Not really a lunch menu. So be prepared to get a lot of food and a bit pricey. Good was very good. Sat outside on patio. Atmosphere was great. Dinner wait time is usually a lot more.

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Gainesville, Virginia
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30 reviews 30 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015 NEW

Place has a great location and they appear to get some pretty quality seafood that they know how to cook well enough. The problem is how the food is served. I had ordered Mahi Mahi tacos and the fish was cooked PERFECTLY, just wonderfully done, however it was served in a tortilla with watery mango salsa on the bottom along... More 

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Orlando, Florida
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015 NEW

The pier and the beach were very nice but the restaurant was horrible. Terrible service and the food was nasty. Got the Kobe and Shrimp burger. I've had plenty of Kobe burgers and this one tasted gross. The burger had a ton of gristle in it and it tasted like something you would get out of the freezer section of... More 

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Sarasota, Florida
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

Sharky's is pricey, but worth at least one visit. They are located right on the beach so the atmosphere is wonderful~ especially at sunset! Sometimes you have to wait a while for an inside table, however all of the patio area tables are first come first serve so if you are willing to hang out and keep your eye out... More 

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Additional Information about Sharky's On The Pier

Address: 1600 Harbor Drive South, Venice, FL 34285
Phone Number: 941-488-1456
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Venice
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Saturday 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Average Prices: USD 5 - 20
Cuisine: American

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