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Tumbleweed Fried Onions
$5.49
Jalapeno Poppers
Cheddar
$5.99
Mozzarella Stix
$5.99
Fried Green Beans
$5.99
Fried Yam Patties
$4.49
Buffalo Wings
Mild, hot, bold-n-sweet sesame, BBQ, cajun
(10) $8.49
(20) $14.49
(30) $20.99
KETTLE SOUPS​
Chicken Noodle
$4.49
Chuck Wagon Chili
$4.49
Cheese $+0.75
SALAD GRASERS​
House Salad
Small $3.99
Large $5.79
Caesar Salad
Small $3.29
Large $5.99
BBQ Caesar
$8.49
BBQ House Salad
Choice of chicken, pork, beef, or shrimp
$8.49
Salmon $+3.00
Mahi-mahi $+3.00
GOLD RUSH LEGENDARY BBQ​
Season rubbed & hickory smoked
All entrees served w/ your choice of two sides & gold nugget cornbread.
Baby Back Ribs -Full Rack
$17.99
1/2 Rack
$11.99
Baby Back Rib & BBQ Chicken Combo
1/2 rack baby back, 1/4 chicken
$14.99
The Mother Lode Combo
1/2 rack baby back, 1/4 chicken, 1/4 lb pork, 1/4 lb beef
$18.99
BBQ Chicken & Pork Combo
1/4 chicken, 1/4 lb pork
$9.99
White meat $+0.50
Any combo $+0.50
Baby Back Rib & Shrimp Combo
1/2 rack baby back & shrimp
$14.99
Turkey Leg
$8.49
Spare Ribs-Full Lb
$15.99
PROSPECTOR'S CHOICE​
Served w/ your choice of two sides & gold nugget cornbread
14 Oz Ribeye
$17.99
Shrimp fried $+4.00
Grilled shrimp $+4.00
12 Oz N.Y. Strip
$16.99
Shrimp fried $+4.00
Grilled shrimp $+4.00
Salmon
Broiled​
$14.99
Fried Catfish
3 whole pieces or 2 filets
$13.99
Shrimp
Fried or grilled
$11.99
Scallops
Fried or broiled
$11.99
Fried Clams
$10.99
PAN HANDLER SANDWICHES​
All sandwiches served w/ your choice of one side
Chopped Pork
$6.79
Slaw on top $+0.75
Cheese $+0.75
Bacon $+1.00
Chopped Beef Brisket
$6.99
Cheese $+0.75
Bacon $+1.00
Fried Pork Tenderloin
$6.99
Cheese $+0.75
Bacon $+1.00
Smoked Turkey
$6.99
Cheese $+0.75
Bacon $+1.00
BBQ Chicken Breast Grilled or Fried
$7.49
Cheese $+0.75
Bacon $+1.00
1/2 Lb. Hot Dog
$6.99
Chili $+1.00
Cheese $+1.00
Cheese $+0.75
Bacon $+1.00
Catfish Filet
$7.49
Cheese $+0.75
Bacon $+1.00
Grouper Filet
$7.99
Cheese $+0.75
Bacon $+1.00
Grilled Mahi Mahi
$9.99
Cheese $+0.75
Bacon $+1.00
SIDE CHOICES​
Cole Slaw
$7.99
Pt $1.79
Qt $4.99
Green Beans
$7.99
Pt $1.79
Qt $4.99
BBQ Beans
$7.99
Pt $1.79
Qt $4.99
Redskin Mashers
Garlic & horseradish
$7.99
Pt $1.79
Qt $4.99
Corn on the Cob
$7.99
Pt $1.79
Qt $4.99
Apple Sauce
$7.99
Pt $1.79
Qt $4.99
French Fries
$1.79
Corn on the Cob
$1.79
MINER'S MEAT ONLY​
Full Rack Baby
$15.99
Full Lb. Spare Rib
$13.49
Chopped Pork Full Lb
$10.49
Chopped Beef Full Lb
$10.99
Whole BBQ Chicken
$10.49
Half Rack Baby
$8.99
Half Lb. Spare Rib
$7.99
Chopped Pork Half Lb
$6.49
Chopped Beef Half Lb
$6.79
Half BBQ Chicken
$5.99
WATERING HOLE​
Soda, Ice Tea, Lemonade
Free refills
$2.19
IBC Root Beer
Regular or diet
$2.19
Milk / Chocolate Milk
$1.99
$2.19
Campfire Coffee/Hot Tea
Free refills
$1.99
Beer & wine available
DESSERTS​
Key Lime Pie
$3.99
Peanut Butter Pie
$3.99
Homemade Brownie
$3.99
Fried Cinnamon Planks
$3.99
Dynamite Cake
$4.49
Corn Bread
.74 each
7.49 per dozen
About
Gold Rush BBQ provides Ribs, Chickens, Steaks, Seafood, Pulled Pork and Sugar Free Barbeques to the Venice, FL area.
PRICE RANGE
$6 - $22
Special Diets
Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
CUISINES
American, Barbecue
FEATURES
Seating, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Parking Available, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent as always, especially love there BBQ sauces, and the best customer service !!!! Been going there since before my son was born and continue to this day and my baby is 17. Highly recommend!!!!!

Date of visit: June 2020
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just tried gold rush bbq for the first time. It was absolutely amazing. Delicious food and a huge portion for a great price! Great service as well! Definitely check this place out if you ever visit venice island!

Date of visit: June 2020
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great food served by incredible servers. A must visit if your anywhere near this restaurant. Twenty years in bussiness we found out. It shows with the quality the food and family atmosphere they have created. The kids will love the little store with gold candy...More

Date of visit: June 2020
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I have traveled to many well known BBQ cities in the US and Gold Rush is right up there with the Rendezvous and Neely’s in Memphis. Love their basic BBQ sauce. The meat on the baby backs falls off the bone. Their tumbleweed onion string...More

Date of visit: May 2020
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Reviewed May 1, 2020

Gold Rush is right across the street from our condo. We could have walked there to pick up our order. But we’re old and we were hungry! Doing takeout at first wasn’t something we’re used to doing. We like to sit down, engage the server,...More

Date of visit: April 2020
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Reviewed April 30, 2020

During this virus mess we tried Gold Rush for take out. Ordered online - clear & easy. Food was ready exactly when stated. Super generous grilled chicken sandwich, catfish sandwich and of course pork BBQ. Everything piping hot. Beans & fries on the side were...More

Date of visit: April 2020
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Reviewed April 17, 2020 via mobile

Restaurant is decorated like you are in a mining camp. All of their food is wonderful.they have a very good pulled pork sandwich meal

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed April 16, 2020

I was delighted to find out that GOLDRUSH BBQ was at least open for take out. I had not been here for awhile and was really in the mood for some of their exclusive menu items. Of course I had to start with my favorite...More

Date of visit: April 2020
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Reviewed April 11, 2020 via mobile

Always love a great barbecue pork sandwich. Add to that the best beans you have a winner!! This wonderful establishment also has a pop up food pantry. So, when you come and get your lunch and/or dinner bring extra food stuffs. If you know someone...More

Date of visit: April 2020
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Reviewed April 5, 2020

Always on the hunt for great BBQ. We did combos with ribs and chicken, beans,and their corn casserole. Loved it all. Staff was very friendly. Corn bread was great too. Good sauces to choose from and also caters to gluten free.

Date of visit: March 2020
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Greg S
March 15, 2020|
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Response from garyb879 | Reviewed this property |
No unfortunately they do not take reservations. The food is well worth the wait!
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Please give them a call, they will give you anything you need to know before you arrive.
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