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Review of Gold Rush BBQ

Gold Rush BBQ
Ranked #9 of 250 Restaurants in Venice
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $6 - $22
Cuisines: Barbecue
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Good for: Families with children, Large groups
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Delivery, Reservations, Takeout
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 !
Reviewed August 3, 2014

Dropped in after leaving the beach. Was greated by the owner. Not crowded at the hour we were there plus a heavy thunder storm was coming in. Service was prompt and staff was very friendly. Chili was a tad spicy but not bad. Ribs were excellent. Prices were good. Less then we expected. There are all you can eat specials 4 days a week. A different one each time. Place is just down the road from the hospital so it draws visitors and staff from there as well as locals headed to or from down town via the Circus Bridge. They even have some tourist items (sharks teeth etc). This was our first visit and we'll be back. A great change from having pizza.

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Reviewed July 5, 2014

In an area where bad chain BBQ dominates it was great to find this place. The food is good and prices likewise. The big dining room can get noisy but somehow you don't mind.

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Reviewed July 4, 2014

Gold Rush BBQ is a Venice staple and for good reason. Whether it be for lunch or dinner, Gold Rush always delivers good food and service at a reasonable price in a low-key, family friendly dining environment. Our son loves looking around at the western theme dining room -- complete with little prospecting decorations that line the shelves throughout the restaurant. The service is always good with multiple servers stopping by to make sure everything is taken care of. The food is flavorable and plenty -- love the cornbread, smashers, and cucumber salad that accompany perfect preferred bbq pork, ribs, and chicken. All this at a price that won't break your wallet.

Enjoy!

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Thank kathiewe
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Reviewed July 3, 2014

We were here for vacation, and decided to eat here. Good food, good prices and the tables are huge, all 5 of us sat down with plenty of room. Good service, they really seemed to care about the customers. The manager even stopped by to ask how the food was.I would compare it to Sticky Fingers although Sticky Fingers is alittle better. I will eat here again when I return on vacation. Good service and attitudes excellent for a family sit down. Thumbs up..

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Reviewed July 2, 2014

Obvious the owner cares about Customer Service. Felt welcomed as we entered the front door. Food was very good, wait staff hard working and tentative. No complaints here.

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