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Patches Family Restaurant

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501 E Venice Ave, Venice, FL 34285
941-484-6713
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6:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast

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  • 6
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  • 7
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
If you love clowns and breakfast this is the place to go in Venice, FL

Patches is a nice small and crowded diner with clowns hanging from the ceiling. We had breakfast at Patches which was good and reasonably priced. We had the usual eggs, bacon, toast and coffee all good. It is conveniently located at 501 Venice Ave. E. . No need to call for reservations. Patches... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 22, 2015
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Rochester, NY
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015 via mobile

I went to breakfast here with my family it was very slow poor service and I had my three-year-old up with me it took at least a half hour to bring fruit to the table for my boy

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Rochester, NY
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

Patches is a nice small and crowded diner with clowns hanging from the ceiling. We had breakfast at Patches which was good and reasonably priced. We had the usual eggs, bacon, toast and coffee all good. It is conveniently located at 501 Venice Ave. E. . No need to call for reservations. Patches, like most diners has fast service with... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

This unpretentious diner is a good bet for breakfast IF you can get in! It is very noisy when crowded and you sit inches from the other diners. I don't know how the wait staff gets the food between the tables but I'm glad that they do! Their entrees are tasty and plentiful. My husband loves the kielbasa omelet while... More 

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39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

Rode the bike path from Sarasota to Venice. We were looking for a place to eat. Over the bridge is old town Venice, jsut when I was about to take that bridge, right on Venice Ave right off the bike path is Patches. Menu is breakfast all day and it looked really good. We opted for lunch and had very... More 

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Venice, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

Stopped in after my latest colonoscopy. I was starving! Big surprise! It was almost 10 a.m. and the place was busy. We were seated immediately. I ordered the sausage biscuits and gravy, plus a buttermilk pancake. The two large biscuits were split and covered with thick, sausage filled gravy. The pancake was light and huge; filling the plate. I ate... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015 via mobile

Good food for the bikers on the trail. The Greece meals are just fantastic. Everyone in this place is just friendly. Sometimes it is like being at home. When you are on the bike trail at the train station in Venice ride away from the water. It is about two blocks on the left.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

This is a neighborhood place that has great pancakes and even better prices. The pancakes are the size of a dinner plate!

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

First off the restaurant had a funny smell, like a combination of cigarettes and mildew. We got pancakes and French Toast. Pancakes were ok and French Toast were just sad. Would not go back.

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Nokomis
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

My husband and I come to Patches at least once a month and have always received good breakfasts. Their huge pancakes are amazing --- you won't find any better. Place can get very crowded and restaurant can get a bit frenzied, but the morning good is always hot and good.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

My mom has been going here for more than 20 years. The staff all know her, and treat her well when she visits, and by extension they treat me well. The breakfast is excellent. Eggs, bacon, toast, grits, sausage gravy, pancakes - all delicious. My friend had the sweet potato pancakes, which were out of this world.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 501 E Venice Ave, Venice, FL 34285
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Venice
  • Phone Number: 941-484-6713

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Greek
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Monday
6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday
6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday
6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Friday
6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Saturday
6:00 am - 3:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?