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Darrell's Restaurant

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215 Tamiami Trl S, Suite 20A & 21A, Venice, FL 34285-2420
+1 941-485-9900
11:00 - 21:00
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Fri - Sat 11:00 - 00:00
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4 reviews
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Great local restaurant. Good for couples, families, vacationers. Bright, clean, cheery atmosphere and delicious home cooked food. Try the gumbo and corn bread!

Thank MARY M
Venice, Florida
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18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My family and I love going to this place. The food and service is fantastic. I always order some form of BBQ and it has all been authentic and very tasty. The owners are on property almost every time I am there so you know they care.

Thank Gary G
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

If Southern style comfort food is what you're craving, look no farther. I've never had a disappointing meal and the staff are knowledgeable and friendly. Try the 'down the Keys mac and cheese'. It can feed two people and loaded with shrimp and crawfish Cajun style. Enjoy! If parking is a problem I park where pineapples used to be and... More 

Thank Angelo P
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Had brisket and ribs in a charmingly decorated restaurant. Great happy hour specials and the Best Mac & Cheese we have ever had in a restaurant! Will definitely be coming back regularly. Large portions that we had to take home for a second meal. Delicious sauces and I am very picky about BBQ sauce! This is a must try if... More 

Thank Donna F
Venice, Florida
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I eat here regularly (3 times a month this year). Darrell and his personable staff make the varied, but Southern home styled cooking, a real inviting and casual but appealing experience. Drinks served in mason jars but dining presentations are classic yet with generous portions. Pricing is moderate and a real value. Owner manages openly toward return... More 

Thank Stone R
Porthleven, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just returned to our motel full to overflowing . The welcome we got was really good. Options and advice given about meals was brilliant. Meat melted in the mouth and mashed potato. And cucumber salad was really good. Beer came in a jam jar and tasted great. Place was very simple decorated with hessian curtains and concrete floor but made... More 

Thank Nigel F
Venice, Florida
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago

Micha was Awesome and informative. The fried chicken was Juicy and the pulled pork sandwich was perfect. Would definitely recommend to others.

Thank stdrew31
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47 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Huge portions of delicious barbecue delights. All the standard plus some different choices too. My son has the Keys Mac & Cheese and loved it.

Thank James U
Enon, Ohio
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33 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This restaurant was fabulous! Cute atmosphere, and great food. The smoke on the que was so good. Brisket was moist and the shrimp and grits was yummy. The Fried okra was fabulous. Everyone loved what they had. Highly recommend it!

Thank dpkittyinthecity
Colchester, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited Darrell's again a couple of days ago. It is our favourite restaurant when visiting Venice and first time we have been to the new venue. What a great experience! Restaurant is bright, airy and roomy. The greeter, Sally, is a fine and lovely lady and our server, Micha was efficient and knowledgable, very pleasant and constantly smiling. Food... More 

Thank Paul K

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Barbecue, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 215 Tamiami Trl S, Suite 20A & 21A, Venice, FL 34285-2420
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Venice
  • Phone Number: +1 941-485-9900

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?