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Darrell's Restaurant

215 Tamiami Trl S, Suite 20A & 21A, Venice, FL 34285-2420
+1 941-485-9900
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good16%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“fried chicken” (87 reviews)
“brisket” (136 reviews)
“mac and cheese” (108 reviews)
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American, Barbecue, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
215 Tamiami Trl S, Suite 20A & 21A, Venice, FL 34285-2420
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Loved this place. The wonderful BBQ smell hits you at the door. Had the special quarter of a chicken and half rack of ribs. The sides were not all that spectacular, but the BBQ was great.

Thank gracielou923
Reviewed 4 days ago

Came here for dinner on 05/27, at 6:30 pm. I am literally sitting here waiting for my food at 8:15 pm. Food arrives at 8:20 PM. I was surprised manager did not bring out any comped appetizers. Food was good, but after 90 mins...I am...More

Thank jderb
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Staying in Venice and wanted to try some good BBQ. Looked on trip advisor and found Darrell's. We weren't disappointed. Restaurant was clean and waiter was friendly. The owner even came out to greet us. We started with fried green tomatoes and sweet tea. I...More

Thank Krista D
Reviewed 1 week ago

Real authentic Southern cooking. Fair prices, great food, friendly helpful wait staff. Our waiter(Steven) was on top of his game and I eat out several times per week on all levels of restaurants. This is the first time that I gave a call out to...More

Thank richardP2892TB
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Mom greeted us and got us seated. Food was good. We walked down the main street and turned right an found it across the road. Think the location may be holding it back as we passed lots of other places to get here and chose...More

Thank andrewkingsley
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been there several times since we discovered this little restaurant. The cabernet is a nice blend. Beers tall and cold. But my favorite is there meatloaf with real mashed potatoes and gravy, green beans too. Everything is made with high quality meats, staff...More

Thank Debra M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Always more than pleased with both food and service. Darrells is first on the list when my family goes out for a meal. I am a Darrells customer for life. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED

Thank james w
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our family had dinner here last night and it was all very good. My wife and I shared the catfish, baked beans, fries and added an order of pulled pork. It was all very good and was plenty for the 2 of us. Our daughters...More

Thank Rene A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The brisket is amazing! Great sides as well! The portions are large enough to share and you must have the cornbread. So good! Great service too!

Thank greekgirl24
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great family restaurant. Very nice people and good home cooked food. One of our favorites. Stopped by for lunch today. Had a great burger and homemade mashed potatoes.

Thank cvb339
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Questions & Answers
18 June 2017|
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Response from mcderby | Reviewed this property |
Yes, Darrell's has a liquor license and a full bar inside the restaurant.
17 March 2017|
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Response from zuperfly | Reviewed this property |
No it's just off the Main Street of Venice
25 July 2016|
Response from Brenda M | Reviewed this property |
They are open!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings
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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