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All 209 Venice Restaurants

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 209 Restaurants in Venice
Price range: $10 - $30
Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 11:30 am - 12:00 am
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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Eagan, Minnesota
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015 NEW

we ate in the lower level bar/restaurant. Wait time was very reasonable and worth it. Servers and bartenders were very accomodating. Food and drinks were very good and reasonable.

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Ann Arbor Mi
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31 reviews 31 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015 NEW

Had lunch here the other day. Food was just mediocre and fairly small portions.The view is nice but not exceptional. There are many better places to eat with just as nice views.I would not make a special stop to eat here as it appears they are living on their past glories.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015 NEW

Mix good food, good service and good water views and you've got the Crow's Nest in Venice, FL. Located on the far northern end of Venice island, the Crow's Nest is our favorite place to celebrate. We have found the food and service to be consistantly good. I highly recommend the shrimp and cheesy grits. Seating in the upper level... More 

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Venice, Florida
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82 reviews 82 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015 NEW

If you dine here try to go when the sun is out or setting as you will have a nice view of the harbor. Make sure to ask for a window seat or sit outside on the deck. The escargot were not very good as an appetizer. I would try something else. One friend had a sirloin steak that she... More 

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Huntington, Indiana
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW

We ate dinner here after a recommendation from a friend. We arrived early for our reservation and we were seated early by the window. We saw the sun just dip below the horizon and a beautiful display of colors as we enjoyed our cocktails. The Fresh Margarita was perfect. Our sever Jonathan was attentive yet not intrusive and his dinner... More 

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Sarasota, Florida
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16 reviews 16 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW

Its a joy to have a good meal in such a nice setting. Would like to go for dinner sometime but have not made it so far. It must be gorgeous, also.

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Syracuse, Ny
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17 reviews 17 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

Had dinner here a few nights ago. Service was jumbled..3 different people tried to take orders for us. Given this, they didn't get our order correct. Food was okay. Nothing special. Thought it was a little overpriced. I got a fish dish which was overlooked and dry. Atmosphere was loud and hectic. More a tourist trap than a fine dining... More 

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So Ct
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38 reviews 38 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

but not a drop to drink unless you purchase bottled water starting at $3.25. A higher class restaurant really should provide drinkable complementary water with relatively pricey meals. Tap water is undrinkable The view is great if dining during daylight hours and the restaurant is very popular. Reservations a must. Parking is tight but the restaurant provides complementary golf cart... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW via mobile

Waitstaff seemed disorganized. Oysters were fabulous but gulf grouper local catch that my husband and I ordered was so-so. Over-cooked small portions with bland sides. Salads sounded good but waiter forgot to bring ours. He did offer us complimentary desserts which were homemade and very good.

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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

Tavern Menu had offerings for everyone and the fish specials were delicious. Waiter was awesome and knowledgeable. Tables are really close so expect to stay in your seat once you get one!

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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
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 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 - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Average Prices: USD 10 - 30
Cuisine: American, Seafood

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