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Cracker Barrel

445 Commercial Ct, Venice, FL 34292-1648
(941) 480-9200
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Ranked #155 of 202 restaurants in Venice
Cuisines: American
Dining options: Reservations
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English first
vermont
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69 reviews 69 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

After a huge rain storm we had the good fortune to go to Cracker Barrel on Commercial Road up the street from Best Western. My wife had the BLT which she claims was one of the best she has ever had. I enjoyed the meatloaf with mashed and green beans that were delicious.

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Venice Fl
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32 reviews 32 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

Get take out routinely...almost always something is missing or wrong..last time called ahead to order...was put on hold 3 times before they picked up and took our order..Definitely one of the worst managed Cracker Barrels in the system.

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Venice, Florida
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13 reviews 13 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 NEW

My wife, two grandsons, and I ate dinner at this establishment on Saturday night before their return to Chicago. We all chose their advertised special of $7.69 for dinner. The kids both had chicken and dumplings, 2 sides, biscuits and a drink. My wife hamburger steak and I had the catfish dinner. This deal is a smaller portion of a... More

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St. Petersburg, Florida
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20 reviews 20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

This CB is great. Food and service were top notch. Yes, I read the story regarding the gentleman who was fired for giving away a muffin but this doesn't change my opinion of the restaurant. Regardless of what restaurants do with their left over food at the end of the day it doesn't change the fact that what this man... More

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

The food and service at this restaurant were both excellent. The quality of the service was really nice. Also, the array of menu selections with some new additions and prices were great.

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Bradenton, Florida
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

Yes I did love the catfish and okra and corn muffins . But I love our veterans more!!!!!!!!! Never will I step foot inside your restaurant and neither will my friends or family. Bob Evans all the way baby!!!! And yes I do get treated better at Bob Evans actually. CB Your company charges way too much for meals you... More

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Maplewood, New Jersey
1 review
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

Your spin doctors did a fine job condemning your former employee and you must pay them well! What really counts is public opinion and right now your establishment sucks big time. Hopefully everyone will stop coming and the manager will be out of a job also. Karma it's a you know what!

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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29 reviews 29 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014 via mobile

Liked this restaurant until I found out that they have fired an employee for giving a corn muffin to a homeless man. This is just wrong, and so I will never eat at this restaurant again. The guy was a veteran of the Vietnam war - come on Cracker Barrel - this is just crackers. Give him his job back... More

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Venice, Florida
2 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

My wife and I live here in Venice and go to the restaurant at least once a week (every Friday) if not more often. We love the haddock. We always bring our visiting friends and family there as well. We'll find another place to take our business.

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Venice, Florida
1 review
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

You fire an elderly veteran because he gives away a corn muffin and condiments to a needy person?!? Then you slander him in the news saying he once took a soda fountain drink and gave a lady a cup of coffee. This happened over how many years? WOW! What else did this gentleman give away from your restaurant that was... More

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