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Darrell's Restaurant

215 South Tamiami Trl, Suite 20A & 21A, Venice, FL 34285-2420
+1 941-485-9900
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good16%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“brisket” (144 reviews)
“mac and cheese” (113 reviews)
“fried chicken” (87 reviews)
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American, Barbecue, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
215 South Tamiami Trl, Suite 20A & 21A, Venice, FL 34285-2420
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Great service, amazing food, and very friendly. The pulled pork is one of the bests I've ever had. The desserts are great and the atmosphere is perfect!!!

Thank LoganHo12
Reviewed 3 days ago

Thank you so much to Darrell and his staff. The food was wonderful and the service was excellent. The amount of food that we each had was enough to bring home for leftovers for the kids lunch tomorrow. And PLEASE save room fro dessert, you...More

Thank Erica L
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Best place I've found for wings!!!!!! Friendly and locally owned! Pulled pork chicken brisket...all great.

Thank ErikBeecher
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I came here with my mother-in-law and her boyfriend who had been here before and wanted to take us here. The inside reminds me of some barbecue joints down in Texas so nothing fancy and I don't think it should be. It was a little...More

Thank dolittledigger
Reviewed 6 days ago

Inviting atmosphere very friendly staff !Our 2nd visit and just like the 1st it was amazing.I WAS GOING BACK FOR THE PULLED PORK but opted for the SPECIAL which was the SMOKED MEATLOAF, so glad I did! It was so savory and flavorful!!The perfect spot...More

Thank Tiffany G
Reviewed 1 week ago

Friendly, welcoming service. The brisket and ribs were chewy/tough and dry. The atmosphere relaxed. Limited seating.

Thank Tenbiking
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We don’t like the setting of the restaurant, it’s more like a place for a clothing store... The food is good, but unfortunately the BBQ has a very intense smoke taste, therefore not delicate but good. Corn bread very good, baked beans good. Service was...More

Thank Baudim
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food is tasty, but the atmosphere leaves something to be desired "like eating in a barn".a bit pricey. It is a local restaurant, not a chain , and recently relocated to this larger location. Probably won't return.

Thank Z5164ZZjohno
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Darrell is awesome. The food here is always prepared fresh and full of flavor. Darrell started out on the bypass in Venice and soon grew out of it and had to find a bigger location. We have tried almost everything on the menu an it...More

Thank Alvin J
Reviewed 1 week ago

This local recommends this place . You should try the bacon wrapped shrimp and the great sauce it comes with sometime . Everything on the menu comes out great. Now for the BBQ part. Everyone has their own take on BBQ and what is considered...More

Thank seancQ5943NN
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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
Kids, Special occasions, Large groups, Families with children, Local cuisine, Business meetings
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 South Tamiami Trl, 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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