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Sharky's On The Pier

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1600 Harbor Dr S, Venice, FL 34285-3700
+1 941-488-1456
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11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 12:00 am
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Portland, Oregon
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129 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The location is stellar - although a 'red tide' surge was causing almost everyone to cough and wheeze when we visited. This is a well-established restaurant and something of a 'must see' with the result that it is a bit too big and too busy. Sharky's maintains its commitment to lots of locally caught fish and shellfish, so the quality... More 

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Bear, Delaware
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Mediocre food.. Expensive drinks.. Good view.. Had the fish tacos and they weren't bad but for the price, I wouldn't go again

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Lakewood Ranch, Florida
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36 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We had the BLT Salad and Shrimp and Chips....excellent! Shrimp was fresh, firm and tasty! Even the salad was crisp, fresh and well prepared. However, the physical facility has seen better days and the inside dining room had that funky, kinda, dirty smell. Floors, fixtures and structure were well worn. That said, we'd go back...but eat outside.

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cherry hill
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247 reviews
178 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 227 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We have been here 7 weeks and decided after a long bike ride to have an early dinner here and check out Sharkey's. The server was very friendly and efficient but the food is mediocre and overpriced. My burger was overdone and my wife's salad only had a few overcooked shrimp. We waited over a half hour to get in... More 

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Horntown, Virginia
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

this is a fun place. the foo id good but not cheap. it is.smack dab on the gulf so location is everything.

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Thank carole s
Rockford, Michigan
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257 reviews
149 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Our family has been coming here for 20 years and once again Sharky's delivered. Always great, fresh seafood and a fun atmosphere. The restaurant has really grown over the years but they continue to pump out great food in a nice ocean front setting with beautiful sunsets. Service was once again very good. Keep up the good work!

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Columbus, Ohio
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is a fun place right on the beach. I suggest sitting right at the outside bar if you are alone or with a small group. The bartenders are very good and work well together to entertain the customers. Grab a few drinks and some apps and you are all sey!

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Punta Gorda, Florida
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443 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 124 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Great place to eat and enjoy the beach and pier. Very good food, local fish a must try. Can get crowded but worth the wait. Outside seating is next to the beach and water. Service is good, and prices are what you would expect for the area.

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Thank Kris D
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Great menu and food. It's right on the beach and while you wait to be seated you can take a walk out on the pier. Sometimes there is live entertainment. Don't miss this place.

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Downers Grove, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We came with two other couples for lunch. The wait was under 30 minutes and it was worth it. The weather was beautiful so we were able to enjoy lovely views of the beach as well as the pier. The food was very good as was the service. The only problem was that my husband is handicapped and while the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$5 - $20
Cuisine
American, Bar, Seafood
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar scene, Scenic view, Kids, Families with children, Special occasions, Large groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1600 Harbor Dr S, Venice, FL 34285-3700
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Venice
  • Phone Number: +1 941-488-1456

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?