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The Sand Trap

2001 Rio de Janeiro Ave, Punta Gorda, FL 33983-8622
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good37%
  • Average12%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
30 Jan 2018
“A Great Find! ”
2 days ago
“Not impressed”
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2001 Rio de Janeiro Ave, Punta Gorda, FL 33983-8622
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Not very friendly staff - tended to cater to the regulars. Only food available is chips or packaged snacks but a food truck is parked nearby a few days a week. Nothing special.

Thank Screwball
Reviewed 30 January 2018 via mobile

My parents live right around the corner and I must have passed this place a few hundred times. This establishment doesn’t look like much from the outside and that was probably why I never stopped in for a drink. Entering the doors, however, you will...More

Thank BlueMarlinDave
Reviewed 11 December 2015

Great location. Great drinks and prices. Great groupe of nonjugmental people. Lots of friendly local always make us feel welcome. A Great place in dp

1  Thank HarlieBoy
Reviewed 2 November 2015

The casual atmosphere, and more than reasonable drink prices are a big draw. They don't serve food, but a hot dog truck, offering great food, sits outside on weekends. The owners are very friendly and attentive.

Thank Goldenhaley
Reviewed 28 August 2015

Nice little local tavern. The owners are just nice people and so are the patrons. Stop in for a cold one.

Thank Joe C
Reviewed 14 February 2015

Fun spot! Great prices on drinks, most nights can order from a gourmet food truck(Rhino food truck) on the premises. Saturday night karaoke is a blast. The owners are very friendly ........ just a great spot! Very warm and cozy inside, great atmoshphere. A hidden...More

Thank Kristin G
Reviewed 7 January 2015

Nice place to catch a cold one with friendly service and clean place. Friday night trivia is the best

2  Thank KristyMarie1970
Reviewed 10 March 2013

No food served but you can bring your own. Good Happy Hour prices, beer and wine only. Plenty of parking, clean inside with a classy décor, also outdoor seating for smokers. This is a locals hang out for the Deep Creek crowd.

1  Thank GuidoFL
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  • Address: 2001 Rio de Janeiro Ave, Punta Gorda, FL 33983-8622
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Punta Gorda
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