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215 Tamiami Trl S, Venice, FL 34285-2420
+1 941-485-9900
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good16%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“brisket” (153 reviews)
“mac and cheese” (117 reviews)
“fried chicken” (89 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
American, Barbecue, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
215 Tamiami Trl S, Venice, FL 34285-2420
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Shabby atmosphere, slow service, small servings of sides, èxpensive tea $3.00, and not enough tables/chairs. High noise level. That said, the bèef brisket was tender and excellent.

Thank wsutom
Reviewed 2 days ago

In addition to the usual pit offerings (brisket, ribs, pork and chicken) on Thursdays Darrell's offers smoked meat loaf. Oh, yeah! Smoky gravy with mashed taters, and green beans boiled to mush. Just like Mama used to do. If I lived here I'd come back...More

Thank Original_Shrut
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

My husband and I ate here while we were on vacation. The staff was very friendly, and the food was amazing and cooked to perfection! They have southern comfort food; burgers, bbq, bean and cornbread.. We definitely plan to visit here again before we head...More

Thank Toni W
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Such a suburb dinner tonight at Darrell’s and they were making room for everyone without missing a beat! The BBQ chicken was fantastic ... loved all the sauces and great mashed potatoes with slaw! Of course dessert homemade banana pudding and bourbon pecan pie. The...More

Thank margiewmed
Reviewed 6 days ago

This was our first visit to Darrell’s, and while the food was good, I don’t feel it is the best in town as the current #1 ranking would indicate. That being said, my ribs were good, but, I have had better at other restaurants in...More

Thank mjrunderwater
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was our first time at Darrell's, it was Amazing! The atmosphere has a modern southern charm. The staff was genuine and welcoming. The owner (Darrell) was both very helpful and kind, as we are looking into catering for our wedding in June. He brought...More

Thank Kaitlyn C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The wait staff was courteous and prompt with our ordering and serving our meals. The food was delicious. The owner brought in s table for us 6 and we were seated immediately. Would definitely go back. I had the pulled pork nachos and they were...More

Thank Wilma V
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Second visit, husband had the pulled pork, which I tasted. It was excellent. I tried their chicken livers which I had not had in a long time. Lightly fried, very fresh and tasty. Sides were quite good, portions are large, we too some home. Enjoyed...More

Thank Barbara B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A rustic setting with very good food. Arrived about 5:00 and did not have to wait long. Had excellent service and a great meal. The pulled pork was awesome.

Thank Doris C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You’ll love the place....very rustic...drinks served in mason jars! The pulled pork is scrumptious with three choices of BBQ sauces to serve from....the sweet is delicious! The servers are very friendly. Enjoy!

Thank Pam G
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Questions & Answers
June 18, 2017|
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Response from mcderby | Reviewed this property |
Yes, Darrell's has a liquor license and a full bar inside the restaurant.
March 17, 2017|
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Response from zuperfly | Reviewed this property |
No it's just off the Main Street of Venice
July 24, 2016|
Response from Brenda M | Reviewed this property |
They are open!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 215 Tamiami Trl S, Venice, FL 34285-2420
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Venice
  • Phone Number: +1 941-485-9900
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