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Sharky's On The Pier

) #22 of 184 Restaurants in Venice $$ - $$$ American, , Seafood
1600 Harbor Dr S, Venice, FL 34285-3700
+1 941-488-1456
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good40%
  • Average19%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“seafood” (147 reviews)
“nachos” (55 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 22:00All hours
American, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1600 Harbor Dr S, Venice, FL 34285-3700
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is just the kind of place you'd imagine being set on the sunset side of a beautiful beach. Only change I'd like to see would be if they offered more nonseafood (allergy) and vegetarian offerings.

Thank Julie F
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went in Aug on a Thurs night. Had no wait at 6PM. Sat outside and is VERY casual. Great entertainment for dining experience and right on the beach.

Thank bobsgirlka
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited Sharky's for a late lunch while on vacation. Had to wait 20 minutes to be seated indoors which was just marginally cooler than the outdoor tables. The salads were enjoyable and the prices were average. The location is nice but we weren't overly...More

Thank sneakaway1
Reviewed 1 week ago

went with a group of 20 sports car enthusiasts and they accomodated us just fine (we called a few days ahead ). Food was very good, had no complaints. service was fine. Nice on the beach atmosphere.

Thank ninetyninevette
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is such a colorful, eclectic place! People are sunbathing on the beach, fishing at the pier, drinking and eating at the restaurant. It was great fun!

Thank Diana K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

You cant be sharky's for lunch on Venice Pier. Have been visiting now for many years and although it's a little rough at the moment with all the ongoing renovations you can still eat well and enjoy the glorious sea breeze. Quick and friendly service...More

Thank Voorburg133
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The view is beautiful. The atmosphere is really fun. The food is okay. We have been there a few times and there is always a wait during the winter and spring months but we always go back. Fun for the whole family.

Thank L6701FWjuliew
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have visited this restaurant for years. Unfortunately, the quality of food has deteriorated. By far the worst steak I have had in a while. Very disappointing.

Thank TIM G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great experience, fun place, lots to choose from on menu, everyone very friendly and helpful, right on beach, water views-food was excellent!!

Thank Dawn L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went to Sharkey's with an "after golf" group last night. Made the mistake of considering it as a restaurant instead of a "local attraction". BIG mistake. Ordered a frozen Margarita that was a step below a gas station slurpee. Ordered onion ring appetizer that was...More

Thank retiredandsmilin
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Nearby Attractions
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Questions & Answers
12 April 2017|
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Response from JPiKapp | Property representative |
Not until Mothers Day. We only do reservations in the off season
10 October 2016|
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Response from JPiKapp | Property representative |
We are not permitted for Dog friendly dining currently.
17 September 2016|
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Response from JPiKapp | Property representative |
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$20
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, View, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1600 Harbor Dr S, Venice, FL 34285-3700
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Venice
  • Phone Number: +1 941-488-1456
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