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“Lots of BBQ”
4 of 5 bubbles Review of Gold Rush BBQ

Gold Rush BBQ
Ranked #10 of 241 Restaurants in Venice
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $6 - $22
Cuisines: American, Barbecue
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Good for: Large groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Special occasions, Dining on a budget, Families with children
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
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 !
Port Charlotte
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“Lots of BBQ”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 26, 2012

If you are looking for good BBQ then Gold Rush has it. They smoke most of their meats prior to placing them on the grill. The ribs were very tasty with no sauce as the smoky flavor comes through. The pulled pork was very good with the spicy BBQ sauce, I really enjoyed the corn bread and baked beans. The food is served on a metal gold prospectors pan and most of the pan is filled with food. We had a big group and everyone enjoyed their food.

  • Visited April 2012
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“Simple American BBQ”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 24, 2012

If you like BBQ style you will appreciate Gold Rush. 2 kids 4 Adults all had a variety of food and all loved it. Service a tad slow but we were there on the popular all you can eat rib night (Tuesday). Good family eatery. Not too expensive we would return.

  • Visited July 2012
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Venice, FL
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“Great BBQ”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 24, 2012

The food and service is excellent! Nice atmosphere and quick service. One of my favorite lunch spots. They also have very reasonable prices with some great bargains at lunch. My fav - pork sandwich, cucumber salad and the corn bread

Visited July 2012
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Venice, Florida
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“Delicious”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 22, 2012

Prior to trying the Babybacks here, I was always disappointed with them. I love these!!!! They're tender & not all full of fat. Everything I've had here was delicious. Don't miss it. The staff is lovely; Darrell is our favorite.

  • Visited May 2012
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florida
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“Dry baby backs.”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 18, 2012

Have tried it a couple of times and was not impressed at all. Much better BBQ places near by.

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