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Left Coast Oyster Bar Seafood Company

385 US Highway 41 Byp N, Venice, FL 34285-6036
+1 941-485-5064
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Overview
  • Excellent45%
  • Very good36%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Travelers talk about
“oysters” (56 reviews)
“fries” (32 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 PM - 9:00 PM Hours
CUISINES
Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
385 US Highway 41 Byp N, Venice, FL 34285-6036
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Food is good. Can always depend on the consistency. Exceptional staff. Always in and out in a reasonable amount of time. Inviting food specials in the bar where there is booth and table seating.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank mcoleman1958
LeftCoastSeafood, Owner at Left Coast Oyster Bar Seafood Company, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hi! Thanks for your great review! We are so happy to hear that you enjoy your visits with us and hope to serve you again soon.

Reviewed 1 week ago

We’ve been here several times, never disappointed. The first time I had Beer Battered Cod, it was very good. Had the wings at least twice, very good also. The atmosphere is nice and the service is always fantastic. Had a waitress named Joely one time...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Carol A
LeftCoastSeafood, Owner at Left Coast Oyster Bar Seafood Company, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Carol, Thanks for the review! I'm so glad to hear you enjoy your visits with us and will definitely pass on the kudos to Joely & Sarah. See you soon!

Reviewed 1 week ago

Love this place, Seafood is fresh, well prepared and reasonably priced. You can tell that with the local crowd that arrives early evening. We love the Grilled oysters, so good! Our favorite dish for me and my Best Girl is the Redfish Gumbo Special that...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank 174tomc
LeftCoastSeafood, Owner at Left Coast Oyster Bar Seafood Company, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello! Thank you for your rave review! The Bayou Redfish is definitely a fan favorite :) We look forward to seeing you again soon!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a birthday celebration dinner with a large group here for dinner. It was fantastic with great food, wonderful service and extremely accommodating to our interests to make it our very own event!! I would work with them again in a heartbeat!!

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank tbbmt
LeftCoastSeafood, Owner at Left Coast Oyster Bar Seafood Company, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello! Thank you for your kind words. I am so happy to hear you had a successful birthday celebration in our banquet room. We look forward to serving you again!

Reviewed 1 week ago

Our appetizer was calamari - Tasteless and overdone. My entree was Greek grouper - dry and overcooked . My husband had mahi Oscar - a flavor that he couldn't identify left him with a bad taste in his mouth. Our server was efficient and cordial....More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank beverlyboyce
LeftCoastSeafood, Manager at Left Coast Oyster Bar Seafood Company, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

I am really sorry to hear you had a bad experience for dinner last night. I wish you would have notified your server at the time so we could have corrected the situation. I spoke to your server and she was not aware of a...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was my first trip to Left Coast Oyster Bar Seafood Company in Venice, FL. We found the dining area pleasant and the bar was inviting as well. The woman who waited on us was pleasant and knowledgeable. My husband loves seafood, so this restaurant...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank 379conniel
LeftCoastSeafood, Owner at Left Coast Oyster Bar Seafood Company, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Wow! Thank you so much for your kind review. We look forward to serving you again soon!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had dinner twice. Each time very fresh and tasty seafood: mahi and snapper. Portions were large for the price. Service was excellent on each visit. A substantial number of specials were available each night. In addition, Monday - Thursday there are various specials like all...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank rthyman
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

After kayaking with a group we went here. We had 3 tables about 20 of us. Everyone enjoyed their meal. At our table of 4 1 person ordered Florida salad, 1 Vegetable Stir fry, 1 oysters and 1 Basa fried fish. I was going to...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank grapetomato
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Good seafood, but portion sizes are small. And we ordered from the regular dinner menu, not the Early Bird specials. Not a very good value. Left hungry and very disapointed.More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank RichRR
LeftCoastSeafood, Owner at Left Coast Oyster Bar Seafood Company, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi RichRR, Thank you for your review! I'm glad to hear you enjoyed your meal, but sorry you felt the portions didn't align with our prices. I would like to hear more about your visit so we can identify where we went wrong. My email...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We ate here for dinner and were very happy with the food and service. I had the blackened scallops which were rather spicy, but good and my husband had the special of almond crusted trigger fish which he thought was a good white fish. Both...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank judyo362
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jaborschke
January 3, 2018|
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Response from Sailor-man74 | Reviewed this property |
i dont remember seeing this on their menu.
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jaytH3109UK
March 10, 2017|
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Response from kathymQ5121VT | Reviewed this property |
Yes! Stone crab Large and small dinners. Also you may add order to an entree. Just finished there and enjoyed the largest oysters on the half shell I've ever eaten anywhere! Larger than Alaska!
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Max T
November 24, 2016|
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Response from Tommy N | Reviewed this property |
I don't know about Christmas eve, but I'm pretty sure they're closed Christmas Day.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$7 - $19
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Large groups, Kids, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Bar scene, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Monday
11:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday
11:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday
11:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Thursday
11:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Friday
11:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Saturday
11:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 385 US Highway 41 Byp N, Venice, FL 34285-6036
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Venice
  • Phone Number: +1 941-485-5064
  • E-mail
Description
Welcome to Left Coast Seafood Company! Local family owned since March of 2002, we specialize in offering awesome food at affordable prices. We are a family friendly restaurant with a great kids' menu and a fish tank for everyone to enjoy. Children love to watch the seahorses! We have Happy Hour everyday from 11-6. Our bar has a great selection of beer & wine, and we make some of the best cocktails on Florida's Left Coast in Venice, Florida! Be sure to try one of our signature drinks like the Admiral's Sangria, Shrimp Bloody Mary, or Casey Key Tea! We are a casual restaurant...So come in your beach, bike, or boat attire!A
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