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Crow's Nest Marina Restaurant & Tavern

1968 Tarpon Center Dr, Venice, FL 34285-1035
+1 941-484-9551
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Ranked #19 of 201 Restaurants in Venice
Price range: $10 - $30
Cuisines: American, Seafood
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Scenic view, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Description: Venice's Waterfront Landmark since 1976. We focus on fresh, creatively-prepared seafood, hand-cut steaks and chops and our award-winning wine list of over 1200 selections.
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Waterford, Michigan
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014 NEW

In the Tavern, the food was average and the service was good once they finally found you. Checking back throughout the meal is not likely & forget orderinging another drink. Get 2 in the beginning! The ambience is the best thing going here...cozy and comfortable.

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Endwell, New York
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43 reviews 43 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014 NEW

We always enjoy dinner at the Crow’s Nest. Last night’s meal was no exception. Six of us enjoyed a delicious dinner. The husband and I shared the swordfish and Atlantic Salmon, both were fresh, moist and delicious. The sautéed vegetable sides were cooked just right, slightly crisp with plenty of “bite.” An extensive wine list and yummy desserts (the crème... More

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Englewood, Florida
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148 reviews 148 reviews
138 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 NEW

I had the pleasure of bringing some friends from Indianapolis here for dinner and we sat on the newly enlarged patio outside - al fresco. I was a little concerned, since I usually prefer sitting inside, but they absolutely loved it, and I must admit, I did too. Our waitress, Nancy, made us all feel like special guests and the... More

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Englewood, Florida
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014 NEW

Bad experience !!! I ordered ; escargots, it was awful, not at all with butter garlic, they were in a bath of oil !!! The hot brie was so bad, no flavor at all and the bread was so old even toasted it was no good. In despite of good service and a nice view, I will be not back... More

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Venice, Florida
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36 reviews 36 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

I personally love going to a restaurant that knows how to prepare your filet the way it was ordered. I ordered the small cut with a baked potato and salad. It was marvelous, just enough for the hour. The others I believe enjoyed their meals also. I am never disappointed with this restaurant choice time and time again.

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Columbus, Ohio
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

We ate there two nights because we loved it so much. One night was upstairs were it was a large menu, long list of wines and a great view. I am gluten free and it was very easy to see what I could have. The second night was in the pub/bar on the main level and it was just as... More

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Bradenton, Florida, United States
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30 reviews 30 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

We've been here before and were very pleased as we were this time also. We all had the fish and chips (cod) and it was wonderful. My husband and I were with my uncle who is over from England and he thoroughly enjoyed it as well. It's right on the water, great view and the service is impeccable.

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Venice, Florida
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

I have enjoyed this restaurant for the last six years. After closing down for two weeks, it recently re-opened and I returned. It now has a wonderful outside terrace overlooking the wáter and allowing gorgeous sunsets. Our party of four had reservations for six PM but had to wait until six thirty to get a table. I noticed many new... More

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Windermere, Florida, United States
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35 reviews 35 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

A must if you're in the Venice area. Located right on the water, the ambiance and views are first-rate and the food is amazing, as well. If you like seafood, the Grouper Key Largo is fantastic and fresh with a medley of flavors and the potato soup will have you coming back. After dinner, we walked along the water admiring... More

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Englewood, Florida
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

We celebrated our anniversary with dinner at the Crow.s Nest. We ate at the upstairs dining room, which generally requires a reservation.During the season, from Nov to Apr. you need to plan ahead, as reservations can stretch to two weeks out. The Grouper Key Largo, Lobster Bisque, and Seafood Bouillabaisse were excellent. The wine list is extensive and can get... More

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Additional Information about Crow's Nest Marina Restaurant & Tavern

Address: 1968 Tarpon Center Dr, Venice, FL 34285-1035
Phone Number: +1 941-484-9551
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Venice
Average Prices: USD 10 - 30
Cuisine: American, Seafood

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