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Crow's Nest Marina Restaurant & Tavern

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1968 Tarpon Center Dr, Venice, FL 34285-1035
+1 941-484-9551
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Overview
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good29%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travelers talk about
“grouper” (152 reviews)
“bouillabaisse” (46 reviews)
“seafood platter” (26 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Bar, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
1968 Tarpon Center Dr, Venice, FL 34285-1035
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
Sponsored by: Crow's Nest Marina Restaurant & Tavern
1. Creatively prepared cuisine
"The shrimp and fish were fresh. Everything was perfect"
LovingLife39
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2. Relaxed, upscale atmosphere
"Views are incredible. Will plan to go again. Recommend"
Concerningreview
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3. World-Class Service
"Right on the water, everything is here! Service is impeccable"
Mark B
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1 - 10 of 1,888 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

This is a nice restaurant, with delicious food, great service and a beautiful view. We felt it was a great place for a special dinner. Our waiter was so helpful, and we were very pleased.

Thank LisaCarol54
Restaurant's Favorite
Reviewed February 15, 2018

We've been going to the Crows Nest for over 25 years. We go to Venice 4 or 5 times a year. We visit the Crows Nest at least twice a visit. The first level is the tavern, with a bar food menu, but you can...More

2  Thank wsofis
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Only a couple of good things to say about the Crows Nest. Delicious food, great staff, beautiful view. Only down side was the Key Lime pie, I’ll go for the cheese cake next time instead. You decide. We will return.More

Thank G P
philippe r, Owner at Crow's Nest Marina Restaurant & Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

GP you have humbled us. Just a little seafood joint at the end of Tarpon Center Drive :) Thank you so much for your very kind review and for your patronage. It is our pleasure to serve you! Please join us again very soon. Sincerely,...More

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Great marina views and delicious food! The captains platter is a must try and they have a great wine selection. Thanks for an awesome meal!

Thank Chrisandnicole1414
philippe r, Owner at Crow's Nest Marina Restaurant & Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hello Chris and Nicole, Thank YOU for writing such a kind review and for visiting! We are always delighted to hear that a guest has so thoroughly enjoyed themselves and we hope you'll come visit us again. Best Regards, The Crow's Nest Team

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

It seems the good reviews are showing first regardless of date. The location is great but the service was slow and kind of rude. The food quality for the price was upsetting. We should had gone for the burger joint up the street.More

Thank Starviagera
philippe r, Owner at Crow's Nest Marina Restaurant & Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hi there! We are very sorry to hear that you had a negative experience. We pride ourselves on striving for excellence every day and we are sorry that we failed you. We assure you that your visit was not the norm for us and invite...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really great food upstairs, and fun tavern downstairs with live music. Parking can be tough but worth the wait. Awesome marina views on the water.More

Thank Joeydazzle
philippe r, Owner at Crow's Nest Marina Restaurant & Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hello Joey! Thank you for the review. It sounds like you've dined with us on more than one occasion and for that we thank you as well! We are very happy to hear that you have had a great experience in all the different parts...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amazing night with great friends, family and food. What started out as a rainy, grey and cloudy dinner out quickly turned into bright, beautiful and a night to remember. The food wad delicious and we had a great view, the skies cleared and we watched...More

Thank Jac J
philippe r, Manager at Crow's Nest Marina Restaurant & Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Jac, We live to hear things like this. We are so proud and happy to have made your night special. Please join us again soon and THANK YOU for the great review. Best, The Crow's Nest Team

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I love this restaurant. The food is always delicious, the service is top notch and the view is to die for.

Thank Millie S
philippe r, Owner at Crow's Nest Marina Restaurant & Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thanks, Millie! We very much appreciate the kind words. Visit again soon! Sincerely, The CN Team

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The entire experience was fantastic. Rick, our server was kind, calm, attentive and knowledgeable. Our food was amazing! I enjoyed the seafood bisque and then the grouper and my husband had King Crab. We were very happy with this restaurant and will go here first...More

Thank Suzanne T
philippe r, Owner at Crow's Nest Marina Restaurant & Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Suzanne, thank you for such a kind review and for your patronage. I'll pass your comments on to Rick. He is a consummate foodservice professional and will be delighted at the compliment. We hope to see you again very soon! Best, The Crow's Nest Team

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Service and food were both excellent. Prices were reasonable. If you can get a seat outside, do it!!

Thank Dana K
philippe r, Owner at Crow's Nest Marina Restaurant & Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you, Dana! We are glad to hear that you had such a great visit. See you again soon! The Crow's Nest Team

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Helen S
March 18, 2018|
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Response from kenneth g | Reviewed this property |
Hello Helen. I woulld pull their menu up on line, either up or downstairs it will be good. Ken.
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okielaw
February 18, 2018|
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Response from Gary - Jeni G | Reviewed this property |
Need to phone for reservations for lunch or dinner , concierge can let them know if marina is booked or if slip is available.
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Deborah M
February 12, 2018|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$10 - $30
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Romantic, Kids, Business meetings, Special occasions, Bar scene, Scenic view, Families with children
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 - 11:00 PM
Friday
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1968 Tarpon Center Dr, Venice, FL 34285-1035
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Venice
  • Phone Number: +1 941-484-9551
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Description
Venice's Waterfront Landmark since 1976. We focus on fresh, creatively-prepared seafood, hand-cut steaks and chops and our award-winning wine list. Serving lunch and dinner Monday-Saturday and dinner all day on Sunday. Tavern open every day with casual pub menu.
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