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Perkins Restaurant & Bakery

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1331 US Highway 41 Byp S, Venice, FL 34285-5545
+1 941-497-1154
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Englewood, Florida
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592 reviews
566 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1,787 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It had been quite awhile since I had been at this restaurant, but since I was really hungry and the place that was our intended destination was way too crowded, my friend and I decided to come here instead. Place was practically empty. Jason was our waiter. My friend ordered the Rueben Sandwich with fries, and I settled on the... More 

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4 Thank mamamia70
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234 reviews
192 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 261 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We ordered breakfast at the Perkins. My daughter ordered her favorite, Blueberry pancakes. I ordered their Brioche French Toast. The food was good. The server was pleasant. It appears that they hadn't swept the floor in a while. There were scraps of food and other unidentifiable stuff on the floor.

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1 Thank Dan K
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26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Clean. Food is late-night grub. Staff isn't rude. Simplistic. I would eat here again. It's a late night place. I wouldn't go for lunch or dinner, but late-night sit down works.

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Thank Ri B
Venice, Florida
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we have been regulars here in past,however it was a couple months since we had chosen to dine here.then we went one evening and i have to say it wasnt very good.i actually ordered country fried steak.it tasted like it was premade via frozen pkging and they either deep fried or micowaved.needless to stay i ate only a forth of... More 

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Michigan
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181 reviews
132 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Food is very good, but somewhat disappointed on the charge for a cup of soup. Our potato pancakes came with bacon. It was a meatless Friday for us so we asked not to have the bacon. We decided to order a cup of soup. Turns out the soup was over 3 dollars a cup. WOW! The cup was pretty small.... More 

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Spring Hill, Florida
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403 reviews
271 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 173 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 January 2017

We were back in the area to see a friend and took her to Perkins because of the good menu and food. What happened? Instead of a friendly greeting at the door, we were seated in a gloomy manner. The food was good, but the service was terrible. Our server had to be asked twice for the simplest things like... More 

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Thank Batmom7
Venice, Florida
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56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 January 2017

We are regulars at Perkins and were very disappointed that this Monday when we went to have dinner and pie, that they were sold out. Dinner was still good and we will definitely go back.

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Thank Tricia M
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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224 reviews
149 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017

We got seated quickly and waited on fast. Our server was very friendly and apologetic but the food took forever. We went for Sunday breakfast but we got seated within 5 minutes. We got our beverages quickly. The food took 45 minutes and some of it was cold. The server offered to replace it but at the point we no... More 

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Hamilton, Canada
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75 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

The food is excellent and the service is good. We arrived earl6 muffins for the price on 3. we bought 6 diffent flavoursand enjoyed them over the nex 2 day.tting a 5 star raing, 1) when your extra servers have nothing to do until the supper rush starts don't hang around the dining room looking like you have nothing to... More 

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Saugerties
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21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016

went with friends and was very impressed by menu variety (had a chicken dia that was superb) and companions from NC made a special trip because said their pancakes are the best. Very clean, great service, friendly. Definitely would go again (but hard to get into which shows how good it is- value and food quality).

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Highchairs Available
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1331 US Highway 41 Byp S, Venice, FL 34285-5545
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Venice
  • Phone Number: +1 941-497-1154

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