We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

The Sand Trap Sports Bar and Grill

) #42 of 184 Restaurants in Venice $$ - $$$ Bar, Asian, Thai
4145 Tamiami Trl S, 941-493-2300, Venice, FL 34293-5110
+1 941-493-2300
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent48%
  • Very good34%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“thai food” (83 reviews)
“ginger fish” (5 reviews)
Closed Now
All hours
Bar, Asian, Thai, Pub, American
$$ - $$$
4145 Tamiami Trl S, 941-493-2300, Venice, FL 34293-5110
Write a Review
Reviews (261)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

11 - 20 of 261 reviews

Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

This restaurant is a favorite. While they fix American food, the Tai food is fabulous. Try the steam dumplings and seafood soup. We have eaten most of the entrees and never been disappointed. Nam Sod and Cellophane Noodle salad are delicious for a light meal....More

Thank Patricia P
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

This place is super clean and well run! The food was great and the staff was very friendly and helpful. I had a Turkey Club wrap and it was great!

Thank Kevin D
Reviewed 1 March 2017

We went there with a group of 14 people for lunch. I had heard about their Thai offerings and was anxious to try them. The lemon grass seafood soup was very good although a little pricey and the curry was excellent - just the right...More

Thank Dick L
Reviewed 24 February 2017

Good food. Selections are American or Thai. Either are good. I have been here many times and recommend their Pas Thai dish. The service is quick and friendly, location accessible, and food selection excellent. I highly recommend this restaurant for good food.

Thank Mike S
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

This is our go to place. Consistently great food. Very clean. Thai and American food. Beer and wine. Salmon dinner is wonderful. Favorite item is the grilled chicken wrap with cole slaw.

Thank Laraine J
Reviewed 12 February 2017

My husband and I went with a friend for dinner. Our friend eats here often and raves about the Thai food. He was 100% correct - the Thai food was wonderful. My husband had Pad Thai. I had two appetizers for my dinner - Tangy...More

Thank fran960
Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

No matter how well behaved your children are do not take them to The Sand Trap. Sue, the owner is not child friendly. She will make your visit as uncomfortable as possible until you leave. I can't comment on the food. We never even got...More

Thank cindylill
Reviewed 10 February 2017

We ate dinner here on a Friday night around 7:15. We waited about 15 minutes for a table and then another 15 minutes to order. There were several specials for the night, but we ordered 2 Thai dishes from the regular list of Entrees. The...More

Thank DEBBI1950
Reviewed 10 February 2017

A typical sports bar atmosphere with a lot of dark wood and multiple tv screens, but the food is far beyond sports bar fare. The menu includes a wide choice of steaks and seafood and also a good selection of Thai food. My wife had...More

Thank JimW4651
Reviewed 9 February 2017

Love this place; good variety- I can get Thai curry and my friends can get a burger and fries! Great selection of Thai and American entrees, great service and nice atmosphere.

Thank Margaret D
Nearby Restaurants
17 reviews
1.07 km away
Cedar Reef Fish Camp
501 reviews
.05 km away
Rib City Grill
165 reviews
.21 km away
The Living Room Venice
122 reviews
1.13 km away
Nearby Attractions
Ideal Classic Cars Museum & Showroom
98 reviews
1.47 km away
Venice Area Audubon Society
97 reviews
.73 km away
The Venice Area Audubon Rookery
52 reviews
.69 km away
Woodmere Dog Park
73 reviews
.60 km away
Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Do you have a happy hour on Thursday afternoon/evening?
31 March 2016|
Answer Show all 4 answers
Response from FoodBarron | Reviewed this property |
No Happy Hour No Drink Specials Ever
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, Asian, Thai, Pub, American
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4145 Tamiami Trl S, 941-493-2300, Venice, FL 34293-5110
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Venice
  • Phone Number: +1 941-493-2300