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Crow's Nest Restaurant & Marina

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
“seafood” (195 reviews)
“bouillabaisse” (52 reviews)
“scallops” (96 reviews)
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Hours
CUISINES
American, Bar, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Food
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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 Restaurant & Marina
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 2,048 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I used to love this place. 10 years ago it was outstanding. 5 years ago it was good. Today it’s unfortunately horrible. My husband and I took my folks for a nice Sunday dinner but it was not even close to nice. All of our...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Virginia O
Restaurant's Favorite
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have been there 4 times in the last 6 months. Most recent visit was the best. Can it continue getting better every time I go there? It very well may.More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Bill M
crowsnestvenicefl, Guest Relations Manager at Crow's Nest Restaurant & Marina, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Bill, we thank you for your patronage and for taking the time to write a review! We are so delighted to hear that your visits over the last 6 months have been great! We can't thank you enough for your visit and hope to...More

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

First time back this season. Ate in the Tavern. Great food, service and atmosphere. Definitely will be back.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank bHabs08
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

My husband and I went early because we couldn't get a reservation. So we thought we could grab a seat at the bar. Well we did. We ordered the crab cakes. They were luke warm and came with a horseradish sauce instead of the corn...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank brendac642
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Pulled up Thursday after lunch hour & had amazing fish, rice & beans. Great service, clean & timely. Will go back.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank BrianSellsPittsburgh
crowsnestvenicefl, Guest Relations Manager at Crow's Nest Restaurant & Marina, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hi Brian, thank you for taking the time to write a review. We are thrilled to hear that your lunch with us was great! We love when our guests thoroughly enjoy their time with us. Thank you!

Reviewed 3 days ago

Customer service is excellent. No rushing or hurry to finish your meal. The view is lovely and the food is wonderful. Adult beverages are available. Parking can be a little crowded, so come early. Great place to dine with a good selection to choose from...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Lottie W
crowsnestvenicefl, Guest Relations Manager at Crow's Nest Restaurant & Marina, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hi Lottie, thank you for taking the time to write a review and for your visit. We are happy that your service and food was so wonderful. Thank you for braving the parking! We do run our golf cart to and from the Jetty. We...More

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Accidentally reviewed the Crow's Nest in CA! Hope that one is as good as The Crow's Nest in Venice, FL! In Venice it is an excellent restaurant in a gorgeous setting (right at the marina). Good food and service. Great place for special occasions with...More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank Gary M
crowsnestvenicefl, Guest Relations Manager at Crow's Nest Restaurant & Marina, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hi Gary, well thank you for taking the time to find us and reviewing us! We are thrilled to hear that your enjoyed your entire visit with us...from food to the view! We are honored to have our guest celebrate their special days with us....More

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Six friends stopped for lunch on a Thursday. Needed reservation as the restaurant is very popular. Top notch service, wide variety of beers and an extensive wine list. Not too overly priced. Raves about the seafood selections, salads and sandwiches. All food properly prepared, timely...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank DonH692
crowsnestvenicefl, Public Relations Manager at Crow's Nest Restaurant & Marina, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hi Don, thank you for your recent visit and taking the time to write a review! 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...More

Reviewed 6 days ago

The food is very nice, all our different fish entrees were done perfectly. lThe service was courteous, and the view just lovely.

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank tazSyd
crowsnestvenicefl, Public Relations Manager at Crow's Nest Restaurant & Marina, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hi tazsyd, 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 1 week ago via mobile

Nice atmosphere, friendly staff, good service, (Jonathan was a great server) although the seafood was just average.More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank tammybrown7912
crowsnestvenicefl, Public Relations Manager at Crow's Nest Restaurant & Marina, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hi Tammy, thank you for your review. We are sorry to hear that your dinner was not a success! While we are happy that the service was great, we never like to hear that we missed the mark. We hope that Johnathan checked on you...More

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Dave A
January 6, 2019|
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Response from willing292 | Reviewed this property |
I don’t think so.
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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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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
Families with children, Bar scene, Scenic view, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Monday
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Thursday
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Friday
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Saturday
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
4:30 PM - 9:00 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
  • E-mail
Description
Venice's Waterfront Landmark since 1976 serving the area's finest fresh seafood, hand-cut steaks and classic cocktails overlooking our Marina, the Intracoastal Waterway and The Gulf of Mexico.
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