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Patches Family Restaurant

American, Diner
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501 E Venice Ave, Venice, FL 34285-4634
+1 941-484-6713
06:00 - 15:00
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Virginia Beach, Virginia, United States
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292 reviews
235 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First visit. Actually sorry I just missed the breakfast specials which sounded good and priced reasonably. Family environment..with a clown motif. Food was good, basic entrées, some with 2 sides. Tried the liver and onions, was a little tough. Green beans were not hot or particularly flavorful. Variety of sandwiches,soup and salads. Seemed like a locals venue so that invited... More 

Thank Barbara B
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27 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

We love it. Not fancy. Reasonable prices. Great coffee! Fabulous specials, check the board daily. Ample portions. Circus clown theme. Best pancakes anywhere! Only open for breakfast and lunch. A don't miss! Can be busy peak times, but this is a great place to bring the whole family.

Thank Jaki C
Gardena, California
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016

We found ourselves eating four times at this restaurant during our 5 day stay-good food-good prices and very nice staff!

Thank wreckdiver77
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Too busy for servers and food was not like you read in the advertisement. Too small for comfort sitting.

Thank Patt S
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51 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

This is a good little "Diner" type place. They have good coffee and breakfast. Try to make it there before 11am for their specials. If you had SOS up north and miss it... here it is. Cream Chipped Beef!! For a quick breakfast, go check out this place :)

Thank VeniceBeachFlorida
Englewood, Florida
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74 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

Small, crowded and noisy. Service slow although we were there on Sunday morning. My husband had biscuits and gravy, and he is still feeling the effects, 6 hours later. My eggs didn't taste real, home fries water logged, toast small and dry, bacon okay but must have been a shortage. This is a local restaurant but, in our opinion, the... More 

Thank Konasmother
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

Stopped for breakfast and found they had a good selection for breakfast options. Prices seemed a little high for a place with a title like patches. Food was good and plentiful and service timely and professional.

Thank James S
Harker Heights, Texas
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63 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

This place is on the Marriott resort's recommendations list labeled "locals choice". We gave it a try. Though we're on vacation, I'd frequent this bar if I were a local! It's got that feel. I loved the look of the bar, complete with locals probably perched in"their" chair. It has a bartender named, Pinapple." It's got Amazing burgers! It's got... More 

Thank Gunnerpa V
Venice, Florida
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79 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016

You can tell this place has been around a long time. Very dated decor, tables, booths and chairs. Patches the clown painted on the tables, along with local ads. Service was quick, and so was the food. Ordered one of the specials of the day. Two eggs, two bacon, two sausage, home fries and toast $6.95. Very good. The home... More 

Thank GregGFromFla
Nokomis, Florida
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149 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

Breakfast was good, i had pancakes eggs, sausage and eggs cooked perfectly and pancakes were huge....alot of food for the money.

Thank Kearhartkbds

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
American, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 501 E Venice Ave, Venice, FL 34285-4634
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Venice
  • Phone Number: +1 941-484-6713

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