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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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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good36%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“oysters” (39 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Soups, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
385 US Highway 41 Byp N, Venice, FL 34285-6036
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Always enjoy a visit to Left Coast. Dozen oysters for $12, very good fish sandwiches and tacos and always some interesting specials. We try to avoid the early bird hours (3ish to 5ish) and enjoy sitting in a booth in the bar area. Good, friendly...More

1  Thank HappyCanadian13
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Standard fare, nothing exciting..decent food, reasonable prices, was expecting a bit more. Service was average and they were not busy, took a long time to get the check and our server was not helpful, though couteous.

Thank Barbara B
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Wednesday is 50 cent oysters if you sit at the bar. My husband loves oysters but I don't. I tried one and liked it! Tender, sweet and fresh so I had five of them. Hubby couldn't believe it! They have limited early bird specials for...More

1  Thank Connie L
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went for the AYCE Tuesday special of shrimp. Our first batch had 20+, chips and coleslaw. We had them fried and there is little to no batter on them and they are delicious. My mate had another batch and there were over a dozen...More

Thank Burna P
Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived early thinking we would find an early bird crowd but we got a table right away and tables cleared and people were moved in and out pretty quickly. That's because the service was outstanding. We both had one of the early bird specials...More

Thank isaacsnana50
Reviewed 1 week ago

Title says it all. Portions generous, wait staff very attentive, music not loud (easy to talk), and cocktails innovative. Prices very reasonable, as evidenced by popularity among all ages. Reservations recommended.

1  Thank Stephen S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Even though the wait was long my daughter and husband loved the lobster nachos. They were amazing! Wish the food would have came sooner.

Thank waves40
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Between 3:00pm and 5:30pm this restaurant has a limited early bird menu. Wow !!!! My Wife and I had the crab cake and shrimp skewer. You get a sofa or tea, two sides and a small desert.. ok a very small desert. All this under...More

Thank Frank H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went here because of good reviews on TA. Well it’s even better! Sherele our server was great for suggestions and service. From the fish chowder to the special of blackened redfish covered with shrimp etoufe to the key lime pie!! All great, we will be...More

Thank AHG_777777
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went here at dinner time and were happy with the experience. The food was very good. The portion was big enough that my wife and I split a meal. The only reason that I am not giving a rating of five is because we...More

1  Thank Tom n Barb K
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January 3, 2018|
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Response from Patricia P | Reviewed this property |
While Left Coast doesn’t serve Escargot, Cote France on Tampa Ave on the Island serves delicious Escargot. It is located on the KMI building down from the Venice Theater.
Jay T
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!
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
  • Value
Average prices
$7 - $19
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Large groups, Special occasions, Bar scene, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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
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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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