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Cracker Barrel

445 Commercial Ct, Venice, FL 34292-1648
(941) 480-9200
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Ranked #152 of 202 Restaurants in Venice
Cuisines: American
Dining options: Reservations
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  • English first
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English first
Venice, Florida
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13 reviews 13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

We visited Cracker Barrel for supper and had a delightful time. Our server Linda was very friendly and conversational. The food was tasty and what we ordered. There was no wait. We haven't been to this Cracker Barrel often, as there are so many restaurants in Venice, but we will definitely return.

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

Needs a General Manager who can run this establishment with integrity, Belittled employee in front of us. Will never return to this restaurant.

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Darlington, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
82 reviews 82 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

We visited this Cracker Barrel whilst we were staying at the Fairfield Inn and Suites in Venice in April 2014. We always love going for dinner at Cracker Barrel and this one didn't disappoint us at all. We were fortunate that it was so close to the hotel. When we arrived at the restaurant we were given a very warm... More

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vermont
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76 reviews 76 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

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
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

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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24 reviews 24 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

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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21 reviews 21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 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
4 helpful votes 4 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
12 helpful votes 12 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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