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Darrell's Restaurant

215 Tamiami Trl S, Suite 20A & 21A, Venice, FL 34285-2420
+1 941-485-9900
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good16%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“fried chicken” (87 reviews)
“mac and cheese” (110 reviews)
“brisket” (137 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 am - 9:00 pmAll hours
American, Barbecue, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
215 Tamiami Trl S, Suite 20A & 21A, Venice, FL 34285-2420
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Very laid back with yummy food! Fried green tomatoes were very tasty. I took home half of my Shrimp and Grits. My only complaint was a large amount of cooked onions on the top - I don't do large amounts of onions. My waiter was...More

Thank bubbles624
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We visited as a family of 5 on an evening before Labor Day. The staffing was small, however, our waiter took care of everything without issue. He looked like an off duty firefighter and quite pleasant also. The food was slightly better than average BBQ....More

Thank FloridaBlankC
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Best BBQ in Venice ! We had the catfish dinner and the full rack of ribs . Both of the meals were outstanding !

Thank fsuflyr
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After driving through town and not having any luck finding a good place to eat that wasn't swamped with people.... I decided to take a chance and see if darrells was open!!! Well luck was on my side and they are open!!!! We enjoyed our...More

Thank Timmi C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Darrelle has opened in his new place on Business US in Venice. Menu still has good (mostly Southern ) selections with daily specials. Had a Brisket Baked Potato that was delicious. Dinner partner enjoyed her traditional cheeseburger as well.

Thank George A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Food lived up to its reputation. Service was good and prices are reasonnable. Only problem is parking during peak hours, but if you use abandoned gas stations, or do not mind walking a little, it is not a problem.

Thank james l
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My usual order is the HALF size Mac and Pig (I forget the name), Mac and cheese with BBQ pork on top. Flavor combination to die for, and I can't imagine eating full size order. This is what I have gotten my last six visits,...More

Thank R C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great food - the chicken and waffles was unreal. Friendly and fast service! Great place all round, will definitely be back!

Thank JohnDay90
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The food and dessert here are amazing. They even have sweet tea that taste sweet. Best home away from home around.

Thank Tattoobeauty90
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We went into Darrell's to check out their catering they were so hospitable. Darrell himself let us try almost everything on the menu and he was so nice. I recommend this restaurant to anyone that wants comfort food, home cooked food, and amazing food. They...More

Thank Nicole N
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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, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Kids, Local cuisine, Large groups, Special occasions
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 - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 215 Tamiami Trl S, Suite 20A & 21A, Venice, FL 34285-2420
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Venice
  • Phone Number: +1 941-485-9900
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