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The Sand Trap Sports Bar and Grill

4145 Tamiami Trl S, 941-493-2300, Venice, FL 34293-5110
+1 941-493-2300
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good35%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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“thai food” (92 reviews)
“panang curry” (7 reviews)
“pepper steak” (4 reviews)
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American, Bar, Asian, Thai, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
4145 Tamiami Trl S, 941-493-2300, Venice, FL 34293-5110
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After a short wait we were seated in a booth near the bar area. This is a fairly small place so tables and booths are closer together but the noise level was not too bad. Our table had the Philly Cheesesteak, coconut shrimp (appetizer) and...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank LT T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went for dinner last night. Had reservations and were seated immediately. Service was professional and efficient. You receive two menus - one for pub style food, one for Thai food. The Thai fried rice was amazing - my sister had the seafood curry and...More

Date of visit: November 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is our usual first stop when staying in Venice. Whilst the atmosphere is always great, we were disappointed with the chicken pad Thai this time. A bit tasteless and no crunch. Still love to eat the orchid flowers though. Will try again, as hopefully...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Liz M
Reviewed November 6, 2018

I have eaten here several times and have alternated between hamburger/ beef sandwich and Thai food. It can be crowded but service is usually prompt and polite. Prices are reasonable.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank 666Maynard
Reviewed November 3, 2018

Stopped by on Friday to try the Thai Menu. Had Pad Thai Chicken and Shrimp Thai Fried rice. Both dishes were full of flavor and fresh. Took the kids back on Saturday to try the Pub Menu. We started with an order of Onion Rings...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Etblaine
Reviewed October 30, 2018

We went here on our first afternoon back to Venice, for the winter. We haven't been here for many years, and are really sorry about that! We had a frosty beer to start, and hubby had a Philly cheesesteak which he said was terrific,with a...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank BeverlyMA
Reviewed October 28, 2018 via mobile

We are regulars, at least twice a week for years. Previously went to The Pavillion as well, hated to see it close. But just as good if not better at their “sister” restaurant Sand Trap. Love the bang bang shrimp, favorite dish is chicken Thai...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Diana M
Reviewed October 9, 2018 via mobile

Just returned to FL for the season. First dinner out, the Sand Trap naturally. We were welcomed back like family. The food here has Always been delicious and fresh. We had Chicken Panang, Thai Garden, and Pad See Ew. All were delicious. If you have...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank H244RWpaulb
Reviewed October 6, 2018 via mobile

I had lunch with my Mother yesterday at The Sand Trap which is conveniently located in a Publix shopping center where we had a couple of other stops to make. We both had a Thai dish and both were excellent and reasonably priced. They were...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank pjorcutt
Reviewed September 3, 2018 via mobile

Where can you go and get American and..THAI!? The Sand Trap is where! Plenty of choices and all very good on both menus. If you have questions, just ask. The staff at the Sand Trap are extremely friendly and will help you choose a great...More

Date of visit: July 2018
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does who have to go where?
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No Happy Hour No Drink Specials Ever
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Bar scene, Families with children
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 8:00 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 - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4145 Tamiami Trl S, 941-493-2300, Venice, FL 34293-5110
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Venice
  • Phone Number: +1 941-493-2300
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