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Gold Rush BBQ Incorporated

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661 Tamiami Trl, Venice, FL 34285-3237
941-483-3137
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Delivery, Reservations, Takeout

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    Very good
  • 22
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  • 9
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  • 7
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Excellent service, 4 stars of 5 for food

Always love finding good Q" and Gold Rush did not disappoint. Place was clean, staff friendly as could be and I have to say, after being in the food biz for nearly 40 yrs I swore I was done. Long hours, trouble finding good help and other headaches. Bob the owner is a very nice man and was actually... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 31, 2015
Jim B
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Cape Coral, Florida
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  • Families with children
  • Large groups
  • Dining on a budget
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Cape Coral, Florida
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

Always love finding good Q" and Gold Rush did not disappoint. Place was clean, staff friendly as could be and I have to say, after being in the food biz for nearly 40 yrs I swore I was done. Long hours, trouble finding good help and other headaches. Bob the owner is a very nice man and was actually bussing... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

The best BBQ around and we have tried them all. The food is delicious, great atmosphere, and excellent service. Also a food value. We live I Sarasota and make the drive to Venice just to eat here. We have celebrated many family functions here as well. We will be back again and again. The wings are great and I love... More 

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Venice, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Went to Gold Rush last Wednesday night. My husband wanted to try the fried chicken. We were greeted and seated promptly. Our server Frank was fantastic. He was friendly and attentive. My husband ordered the Southern Fried Chicken with mac and cheese and cucumber salad as his side. I ordered the ribs and chicken combo (white meat). All I can... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

Best kept secret in Venice. Great service, great food and comfortable atmosphere. Everything is freshly cooked, no corporate prep here...this is a LOCAL business where the locals frequent. Decorated in theme and reasonable for the offerings.

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Rotonda West, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

They have all you can eat specials from ribs, to catfish Monday thru Friday! The steak is delicious. Love the baby back ribs and fried shrimp combo. Three barbecue sauces to pick from and multiple sides to choose. You get 2 sides with your meal and sweet corn bread. The service is excellent. Your drinks are served in large glasses... More 

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Englewood, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 362 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

So glad my friend treated me here for my Birthday Dinner - Yes, she knew I celebrated the whole month - Not only did she treat me to a fantastic dinner of Pulled Pork, Chicken, Garlic Mashed Potatoes and those Heavenly Green Beans, as an extra gift she even ordered a quart of those green beans for me to take... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

We went to this, by family recommended, restaurant with our teenage kids for dinner. We ordered some wine and sodas to start with and decided to start with just some appetizers to share:Fried jalapeños filled with cheese, BBQ Chicken wings and fried green tomatoes. It was all nice but quite fat and not very special. After we finished the appetizers... More 

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Nokomis, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Well first off just in case your a new bee, Gold Rush in on US 41 on Venice Island, just south of the Hospital on the east side of the roadway. Large Parking lot, and a large dinning room. They serve Beer & Wine, and will set the table up to handle any size. There are always daily specials, some... More 

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Mashpee, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Gold Rush BBQ is one of those places that people flock to for the bargain basement prices but excellent quality, offerings. All you can eat is really all you can eat! We visited recently with friends who ordered Pork Roll Sandwiches which were very generous offerings of nicely seasoned pork loin on a fresh roll served with their signature corn... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Great food! Huge portions for a cheap price and friendly staff. Get the BBQ chicken its amazing! Kid friendly also

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Additional Information about Gold Rush BBQ Incorporated

Address: 661 Tamiami Trl, Venice, FL 34285-3237
Phone Number: 941-483-3137
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Venice
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisine: Barbecue

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 661 Tamiami Trl, Venice, FL 34285-3237
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Venice
  • Phone Number: 941-483-3137

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Barbecue

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?