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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
Good for:
Families with children
Large groups
Dining on a budget

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  • 182
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    Very good
  • 20
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  • 7
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  • 6
    Terrible
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
Most recent review
Great place for BBQ

Baby Back, Chicken and full Ribs, great quality, great taste, The staff is fast, friendly and accommodating Three different sauces available plus a .99$. cold draft beer to go with your meal. It is always good at the Gold Rush. The atmosphere is a fun cabin like setting. Three days a week they... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 26, 2015
ronalde383
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Englewood, Florida
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Large groups
  • Dining on a budget
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Takeout
  • Delivery
  • Dessert
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334 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Englewood, Florida
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

Baby Back, Chicken and full Ribs, great quality, great taste, The staff is fast, friendly and accommodating Three different sauces available plus a .99$. cold draft beer to go with your meal. It is always good at the Gold Rush. The atmosphere is a fun cabin like setting. Three days a week they have all you can eat specials. My... More 

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Brockville, Canada
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17 reviews 17 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

This is one awesome banquet restaurant the service was fantastic and the food is even better can't go wrong by eating here it's a must try whiles n Venice Florida

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Binghamton, New York
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

Goldrush has become a staple of our visits to Venice. My son lives in Venice, and eats at Goldrush regularly. Open, but warm atmosphere. Food is delicious! Can't remember the waitress' name, but she wears a hat, and is so pleasant, friendly, and attentive, even if we are not at her table. This will continue to be a favorite stop!

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Englewood, Florida
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186 reviews 186 reviews
170 restaurant reviews
172 helpful votes 172 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 NEW

I have truly never had a bad meal here - it is always consistently great and plentiful It was nice to see owners Patrick and Susan again, had not seen them in awhile. Place was mobbed, but the wait was not too long, Patrick made everything run so smoothly. Glad to see Eric again, a waiter with a million dollar... More 

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Wilmington, Delaware
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18 reviews 18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 NEW

We had a great family gathering with great food and waiters. The portions were so large we didn't have room for dessert. Maybe next time we should reverse our meal and eat dessert first so we can get the overall experience! The desserts looked yummy! The next evening my husband noticed he was missing his credit card and after retracing... More 

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Detroit, Michigan
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17 reviews 17 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015 NEW

Stopped in on a whim ,glad we did! Affordable good food. This place is decorated like an old mine. This service was very good and food delicious. I'm not big on cumin and didn't care for 2 of the 3 sauces but the one I did like was really good. Give it a try

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Sarasota, Florida
Top Contributor
55 reviews 55 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
98 helpful votes 98 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015 NEW

We have driven past this place hundreds of times, but this was our first visit. It will not be our last. Our servers were excellent - kind of a tag-team event - and very friendly. The décor is fun with a cowboy feel. My wife and I had a late lunch [we call it a lundin - lunch and dinner... More 

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NY
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74 reviews 74 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

Four of us went for BBQ early to beat the crowd. All our meals were very good, large glasses for drinks, very good service and the help seems to actually want to be there. Everyone extra friendly. First time ever having BBQ in a pan. Would definitely return.

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

Great food, atmosphere, and wonderful staff. Everyone worked as a team to get you your food and drinks as fast as possible. Loved eating out of a pan!

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north carolina
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39 reviews 39 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

we stumbled on this place on venice island and i gotta tell you....bbq doesnt get any better. 4 nights a week they have all you can eat (chicken, short ribs, regular ribs and catfish) and for a modest price i might add....food was awesome, staff was great and i stuffed my face....cornbread is the real deal there! Must eat when... More 

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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 have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?