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Gold Rush BBQ

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661 Tamiami Trl, Venice, FL 34285-3237
19414833137
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Venice, Florida
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Friday nite my lady and got a yearning for some good BBQ and I am ashamed that I haven't turned in a review of this place! We got there late 10 min. b4 closing and they were happy to see us.....you have to have been to places that said "oh gosh now I will be late going home"! Any way... More 

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Thank lovers1102
New Port Richey, Florida
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Went for dinner and we all got baby back ribs! They were excellent and fell right off the bone. The onion rings were also fabulous! 😁

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Thank Vicki A
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The restaurant looked great inside and out you'd think it was new! The food was fantastic, one of the best steaks I've ever had. And very reasonably priced. I would recommend.

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Thank Curtis W
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Oh my goodness! We went to have a late lunch at this place today and it was AMAZING! The mother load bbq was more than enough to share between two adults. Our server was very nice and the place is super clean. I'm not from this area but I'll be back anytime I'm around. You have to eat here. Totally... More 

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Thank Carmen B
Nokomis, Florida
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Amazing lunch, great atmosphere, wonderful staff! Food was excellent!! Good prices, cute decor! Without a doubt, I'll be back!!

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Thank glasslippers51
Venice, Florida
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

excellent bbq, and good service. definitly should try if u have not already. great specials at lunch time

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Thank tom w
Highlands Ranch, Colorado
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Did not disappoint. The ribs fall off the bone! As good as I remembered it. Best food for your money!

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Thank Gayle N
Englewood, Florida
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448 reviews
426 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1,285 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As I have written several times before, I treat people to lunch here after buying my book "MY LIFE WITH PAPA" and everyone, without exception falls in love with the food and service. Today we had Joseph waiting on us, with others jumping in to help out where needed. We ordered the Fried Okra, which is sooooo good (of course... More 

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3 Thank mamamia70
Madison, Wi
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48 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Were here for lunch and had pulled pork, baby back ribs, cuke salad and baked beans. Enjoyed it all, and the service was excellent. We'll be back.

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2 Thank madisonkathy
Birmingham, Alabama, United States
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We absolutely loved it. Had lunch one day and dinner the next. The pork belly, chopped pork, chicken and ribs were great. The best thing is the priced fair for the portions. Key lime pie is a great finish.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$6 - $22
Cuisine
American, Barbecue
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Parking Available
Good for
Large groups, Dining on a budget, Families with children, Special occasions, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 661 Tamiami Trl, Venice, FL 34285-3237
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Venice
  • Phone Number: 19414833137
Description
Gold Rush BBQ is a family own and operated restaurant located in Venice Florida for 15 years. Each year we have been voted best BBQ in Venice. We offer Ribs, Chicken, Steak, Sandwiches and Fresh Seafood. Dine in , Carry out and catering is available. Hope to see you soon !

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