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Gold Rush BBQ Incorporated

661 Tamiami Trl, Venice, FL 34285-3237
941-483-3137
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Ranked #12 of 201 Restaurants in Venice
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Barbecue
Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Takeout, Delivery, Dessert
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Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Takeout, Delivery, Dessert
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Highlands Ranch, Colorado
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014 NEW

Gold Rush BBQ not only has excellent ribs but their side dishes are incredible. You must try the Yam Patties, the garlic mash potatoes, the Mac and Cheese, thin crispy fried onions, corn bread and the cucumber salad. There are probably more but I can speak with authority on the above. The restaurant has been in business 13 years and... More

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38 reviews 38 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

We got our order to go for four adults and three kids. The food was really good even though they didn't have what I wanted (chopped chicken). The server helped us figure out what and how much to order and was super nice and patient. The whole chicken turned out to be quite good and the macaroni and cheese was... More

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35 reviews 35 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

Usually go here at least twice on vacation in the area. The all you can eat specials are a good value and the service is efficient. The bar b que varies but is generally worthy. I did notice that this year it appeared cleaner then the past couple years. Overall, good experience and will continue to patronize.

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NW Indiana
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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

Really enjoyed our lunch at Giold Rush. Friends told us about the place so we stopped by for a bite. The pulled pork sandwich was the special at a very good price. We also had the beef brisket and enjoyed all three of the sauces. Arrived just before the lunch rush so the placed filled up quick. The rolls for... More

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Venice, Florida
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249 reviews 249 reviews
218 restaurant reviews
140 helpful votes 140 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

There were four of us for dinner, all ribs and BBQ fans...The wine list is limited and the better wines are only by the bottle. The Sutter Home house wine was just OK, served in small bottle like on an airplane. Service was prompt and friendly. The place is very noisy, lots of screaming kids, but clean...Three had the beef... More

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Venice
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

I have eaten at Goldrush many times and I have never been disappointed. One of the best things about this restaurant is the variety of dishes that they offer. The atmosphere is rustic and reminds me of the days of the chuck wagon. Love it!

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Venice, Florida
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44 reviews 44 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Restaurant is casual, very busy during snowbird season. All I can say is YAM PATTIES! They are to die for! I could make a meal on these!

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Venice, Florida
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

I'm resident of Venice, have eaten at Gold Rush many years. One lb of pork bar bq has always been great. This summer the pork has been a little tough. Tonight, Sat, couldn't chew it. I called Frank and told him we've been fans for years but can't chew the pork. He gave me a big yawn, "been to busy"... More

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Englewood, Florida
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148 reviews 148 reviews
138 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

It had been quite awhile and when a friend suggested meeting here for dinner I was delighted. Parking lot was crowded so I thought there would be a wait, but we got lucky. Our waiter was Alex, yet I was greeted by other workers who seemed to remember me well, and that's always a pleasant experience. Food was just great,... More

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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

We ordered The Mother Lode Combo and everything was delicious. The beef was incredible. Loved the atmosphere and our waiter Frank was A+ Can't wait to go back and try everything else on the menu!

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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
Cuisine: Barbecue

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