Husband and I had lunch here Nov. 6. We are full time residents in Venice for a year and decided to finally give Sharkey's a try. As we were brought to our indoor table, I noticed dirty floors and an unappealing entryway. I unwrapped my utensils and saw crusty food on it. Our order was taken and food arrived quickly. That was the last contact with our waitress or any waitstaff until we asked for the check. Not once during our entire meal, did she return to ask how everything was or if we needed anything. Our iced tea was never refilled. Even when she removed our plates, she didn't ask how it was which should be the minimum indication that she even cared. I can't say she was rude but just did not give proper service.
The grouper I ate was so bland, I had to smother it in tartar sauce to get some flavor. Husbands food was just ok.
I guess this place is popular for it's location on the beach but I don't feel that makes up for poor service, bland food, and a dirty environment. We will not return to Sharkey's.
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