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Patches Family Restaurant

501 E Venice Ave, Venice, FL 34285
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Ranked #82 of 202 restaurants in Venice
Cuisines: American, Greek
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34 reviews from our community

64% Recommend
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English first
Hopewell Junction, New York
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

My husband's grandparents are regulars at Patches and it's always a treat when we go with them during our visits. The food is delicious, the service is fast and friendly, and the customers all seem to know each other. I highly recommend dining here!

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Venice, Florida
Senior Contributor
44 reviews 44 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

The last time I was there the food was horrible, the cook had a dangling cigarette in his mouth and the smell from the nearby sewer treatment plant was all too much. I won't be back-ever.

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Port Charlotte, Florida
14 reviews 14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

Hey for a home cook meal this is a great place. use to go here a lot when I lived in Venice year ago. the food Was like grandma cooked it. still is. I like the place for the money you spend you get a lot of good food and coffee is great.

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Los Angeles
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39 reviews 39 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014 via mobile

Don't expect 5* service, because you don't deserve it at Patches. If you want real food, served up big and strong, the way Mom used to make it, then go to Patches. The same servers have been there for 75 years, and nothing has changed. Which is good. Total locals spot, with ambience from the 60s that they better NEVER... More

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Fort Wayne
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22 reviews 22 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

Make sure you go here during non peak hours, or parking can be troublesome. Food is great, Can tell this is a proudly owned family business

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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

We overheard two old guys talking about where they went for breakfast every day - Patches. Eggs over medium done perfectly, good coffee, waitresses who aren't fooling around.

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Lehigh Acres, Florida
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014 via mobile

Food was excellent and hot with little wait time. Broccoli and cheese soup was amazing. Definitely worth the visit.

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Palm Coast.
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278 reviews 278 reviews
147 restaurant reviews
146 helpful votes 146 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

Though the breakfast specials last only until 11 a.m. you can order breakfast all day. And the prices are so reasonable that you don't need a special here. Four of us arrived just before noon and were seated right away. Service was fast and friendly. Decor is kind of homey, nothing fancy. We didn't bother to look at anything except... More

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Sarasota, Florida
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91 reviews 91 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

Our bike group decided to eat breakfast at Patches Restaurant midway through our 30 mile ride. It has been about a year since I have eaten at Patches, so we all were eager to eat here again. As usual, everything was cooked to perfection and absolutely delicious! Best of all, the prices were very reasonable. I hope to return to... More

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Lapeer, Michigan
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60 reviews 60 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2014

We come to Venice every year and this was our fist time to Patches and found it to have the best breakfast we have ever had here as well as Michigan. Small place so you may have to wait a bit, service may be a bit slow but taking the time to sit and relax and visit was nice, seems... More

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