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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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Venice, Florida
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Best Gumbo ever. Just a great overall experience. Food excellent, wait staff excellent and be sure to save room for dessert.

Thank John J
Englewood, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Great BBQ! The pulled pork has a delayed smoky flavor that is unforgettable. The all-american burger is worthy as well. You get to choose the sauce. Attentive staff, relaxed atmosphere and most importantly you sip draft beer from mason jars. Parking can be a little tight.

Thank BogDogs
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We have dined in and ordered pickup several times from Darrells! Their BBQ is great! The ribs, fall off the bone! The fried chicken is also moist inside, with a great coating on the outside! The pig wings for appetizer are also tasty! Service is great, and their new location is really nice!

Thank Dee F
2 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

My wife and I travel quite a bit across the southeast and look for those special places to eat that will draw you back time and again. Darrell's is one of those places. We just made our 7th stop at Darrell's today and every time both the food and service have been exceptional. Today I had the Pulled Piggy sandwich... More 

Thank Mike34698
Clifton Park, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 124 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We drove down to Venice from Siesta Key and had lunch here. Micah, the hostess and Gina, our waitress, welcomed us with open arms. I had the Shrimp and Grits, which the smaller size was more than enough and delicious. My mom, brother and father had wings, which they really liked too. Given the beach, pier and shops in Venice... More 

Thank LoneRock
Venice, Florida
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3 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were on the hunt for BBQ while visiting Venice, FL. We were lucky enough to hear about Darrell's, and we were not disappointed! Casual atmosphere, great wait staff, and the food was excellent. Try the crab cakes served on top of fried green tomatoes, they were wonderful. We had a rack of ribs with a dry rub, so not... More 

Thank Katejoyce1112
Port Washington
2 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We just found a wonderful restaurant so close to our beach house in Venice!!! Staff is wonderful!!! The brisket, pulled pork and pecan pie were Stella!!!!!!

Thank Allison R
Shelburne, Vermont
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Darrell's lived-up to its reputation by providing some awesome bbq. Everything was excellent-chicken, brisket, pulled pork, sides. The banana pudding was incredible and large enough to share. The three different bbq sauces on the table provided a great way to sample and determine your favorite style.

Thank VTBrigade
Bradenton, Florida
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food is always excellent with a large selection on the menu. Service is excellent! There was no room for dessert, but they had a good dessert menu.

Thank lottiewebster
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8 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It wasn't very busy when we stopped in so we were nervous but so glad we did...Fried green tomatoes were just average but when the main course came this place shined! Hubby got brisket and homemade style mashed potatoes. The corn bread was soft and delicious...I loved the the key Mac and cheese...creamy and spices with lots of seafood. Love... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
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
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
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?