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) #147 of 184 Restaurants in Venice $$ - $$$ Mexican,
1185 US Highway 41 Byp S, Venice, FL 34285-5540
+1 941-497-5249
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  • Excellent24%
  • Very good30%
  • Average11%
  • Poor16%
  • Terrible19%
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“fajitas” (10 reviews)
“white cheese” (2 reviews)
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11:00 am - 10:00 pmAll hours
Mexican, Southwestern
$$ - $$$
1185 US Highway 41 Byp S, Venice, FL 34285-5540
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Reviewed July 19, 2016

A very nice family owned restaurant. We have been to many of the Mexican restaurants in Venice and Sarasota over the years. My wife and I feel strongly that this is the best of them all. We often stop for lunch and bring friends and...More

Thank jeff4jojo
Reviewed July 2, 2016 via mobile

The only thing good about this place is the salsa, everything else is poor. The server was rude, unhelpful, and really didn't serve. We started out asking what kind of tequila they had, and her response was for us to go the the bar and...More

Thank BBVeniceFL
Reviewed June 29, 2016

We decided to try Chicanos last night as we had not had any good Mexican food since moving here a couple of months ago. We are still looking. Neither my husband nor I liked our meals. First of all the chips and salsa were pretty...More

Thank kimocat
Reviewed June 27, 2016

Glad to notice that other reviewers seem to feel the same way. I met a friend here for lunch today. Place was empty, that's not a good sign to begin with...Now I know why! The BURRITO SUPREME sounded so good, I ordered it from the...More

3  Thank mamamia70
Reviewed May 27, 2016

we steped in yesterday may 26. with 8 people and it took about 20 min to place a drink order! asking for margarita (wow) in a mexican restaurant? wat tequilla do you have ??!!!??! had to check for 10 min. after that we orderd some...More

Thank DanyandHolly
Reviewed May 8, 2016

For "authentic" Mexican food, this restaurant lacks in some area's. Rice was not only dry, but probably reheated at least twice. Refried beans were far from being authentic. We were out celebrating and happen to have a couple with us one of which was of...More

Thank BernieL143
Reviewed May 4, 2016 via mobile

No tequila in the expensive Texans which was supposed to have extra tequila 🍈🍈 food descent, queso good, chips warm and plentiful

Thank Laurie H
Reviewed May 4, 2016

Although our preference is always Mi Pueblo - it is just SOOOO difficult to get into - even outside of "the season". Facing a long wait for Mi Pueblo a few weeks ago, we decided to try Chicano's and the food and service were quite...More

Thank BobetteMG
Reviewed May 1, 2016

Since Robert and I came back from Mexico a few years ago, we hadn't been able to find a restaurant in our area that reminded us of our food experience that we had on our trip. Chicano's certainly delivered! I had the Chile Verde Especial...More

Thank Kas B
Reviewed April 25, 2016

If you are looking for fancy plating, look elsewhere, but if you want real deal Mexican food, Chicano's is on point for flavor and authenticity. My husband and I love visiting for lunch for their great specials, and our server Miguel is always on top...More

Thank Alyssa R
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television
Good for
Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1185 US Highway 41 Byp S, Venice, FL 34285-5540
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Venice
  • Phone Number: +1 941-497-5249
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