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Portside Tavern

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3636 Tamiami Trl, Port Charlotte, FL 33952-8243
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6 days ago
“Hot Dog Palace”
Sep 3, 2017
“Sunday Afternoon Bday Grp Celebration”
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Bar, American, Pizza, Pub
3636 Tamiami Trl, Port Charlotte, FL 33952-8243
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We do NOT like smokers but we sit outside because we cannot pass up there hot dogs, best around. And sometimes we get lucky and hear some really talented entertainers.

Thank Andi1364
Reviewed September 3, 2017 via mobile

Fun place w exceptional band that plays variety of music. On Tamiami, but Tropical plants block view. This is not a 5 star place casual and fun-33 kinks of hot dogs-I'm not a hot dog eater my husband is- very good thin crust pizza and...More

Thank Lucia D
Reviewed May 3, 2017

Smoking inside or out. Nice patio. Nice atmosphere. Exceptional menu. Everyone raves about the hot dogs...no argument there...but try the pizza, stromboli or other items...I especially like the pizza. The cooks take great pride in their food. I've eaten their at least a dozen times...More

Thank Brian M
Reviewed April 27, 2017

We were not sure what to expect, but we're we ever surprised. This is a cute little tavern with great food and prices. They have so many kinds of hotdogs it's hard to decide what to choose. Their quality is excellent. They also serve burgers...More

Thank Bob K
Reviewed February 25, 2016 via mobile

These hotdogs are fantastic! The menu prices are unbelievably affordable too! ($3.50 for two fully loaded chili dogs and chips) Drinks are super cheap too! The patio is the best place to eat. I definitely recommend for a good dive bar.

Thank DanNlisa
Reviewed February 17, 2016

This is a great place to have a dog. Some of the best dogs outside of Chicago! Their pizza is pretty good too. If you are a non smoker be sure to sit on the deck. Way to smokey inside!

Thank Tim L
Reviewed January 13, 2016

I was returning from out of town late and there was nothing open. I remembered Reading in the Charlotte paper about this place.. the artical said that this place Has the best hot dogs in all of Charlotte ....the only bad thing is this bar...More

Thank philip d
Reviewed August 31, 2015

Entertainment great !!!...Love the "Local" feel of this place....drinks are "cheap"...food not bad for a tavern..

Thank courtcc2
Reviewed June 15, 2015

The interior is very smokey and I am surprised as they sell food. There was a patio attached to the front however it has been to hot to use. Also not wheelchair friendly.

2  Thank Stosh2011
Reviewed May 15, 2015 via mobile

Delicious Hotdogs served in so many different ways. So fresh & filling. Extremely reasonable prices ($3.50 for two dogs and fries) Super friendly staff! Clean place just smokey indoors from lots of cigarette smokers but outside is great!

Thank DanNlisa
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Bar, American, Pizza, Pub
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Good for
Bar scene
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 2:00 AM
7:00 AM - 2:00 AM
7:00 AM - 2:00 AM
7:00 AM - 2:00 AM
7:00 AM - 2:00 AM
7:00 AM - 2:00 AM
7:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3636 Tamiami Trl, Port Charlotte, FL 33952-8243
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Port Charlotte
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