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Left Coast Oyster Bar Seafood Company

385 US Highway 41 Byp N, Venice, FL 34285-6036
+1 941-485-5064
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good36%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“oysters” (53 reviews)
“ipswich clams” (6 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
385 US Highway 41 Byp N, Venice, FL 34285-6036
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Still trying the various seafood restaurants in the area. Called ahead and were seated immediately on a Saturday Night at 6. Restaurant was very active. I had the Shrimp Sampler, which was tasty. 6 grilled shrimp, 2 stuffed with Crabmeat and Hollandaise sauce and 4...More

Thank Etblaine
Reviewed 1 week ago

Fresh with a wide variety of seafood dishes. Gumbo topped with concoction of shrimp, scallops, crab and other delicacies. Huge seafood platter for less than $25. Daily specials, many with all you can eat options. Good service. Call ahead half an hour to get on...More

Thank Keith S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Menu offered plenty of fish choices, including the old staple, fish and chips. However the fish portion was small and looked more like a burger in batter than a piece of tasty cod. Service was friendly and relatively prompt. Sandwiches were well received. Salad was...More

Thank Sandy G
Reviewed 1 week ago

In scanning local papers we saw that there was an all you can eat fish fry on Wednesday nights. We weren't expecting much, but WOW! Two generous pieces of fish with fries and excellent cole slaw came out of the kitchen piping hot and fast....More

Thank Susan P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our first time there was great. Sue the bartender was great. Very helpful in choosing food and drinks. Great Lobster nachos and soups. We had such a great time that we came back the next evening for dinner. The seafood casserole was amazing. The captain...More

Thank cyndon0806
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The matriarch of our family took 4 generations for the early bird. My children ages 12, 10 & 7 cleaned their plates. The adults enjoyed the Early bird. We had filet with 2 sides, drink & dessert for $10. The other entree we had for...More

1  Thank Explore545723
Reviewed October 4, 2018

I love Oysters and used to go Salt water Cafe, the closed since a month I had to find another Place to eating Qysters so i Found Left Coast Oyster Bar and Seafood Company, they serve in the Bar, Wednesday ONLY oysters for 50c a...More

1  Thank Peter S
Reviewed October 2, 2018

Food is excellent and my favorite is the blackened catfish. Love their hushpuppies. They also have oysters, wings and happy hour. Prices are really low for great quality seafood.

Thank Loiswalk
Reviewed October 1, 2018 via mobile

It's ok, you can still eat FRIED food if that's what you like...however, this place will make you want to try all the specials! Look for California burger. I think it's the best burger in Venice! Try the grouper sandwich, the fish Reuben, the oysters...More

Thank Jaki C
Reviewed September 30, 2018

Many seafood options at a very reasonable cost. While we did not have anything outstanding you will not be disappointed if you are just looking for a night out at a reasonable cost and your expectations are not too high. Our server tried very hard...More

Thank Steve B
LeftCoastSeafood, Owner at Left Coast Oyster Bar Seafood Company, responded to this reviewResponded October 1, 2018

Hi Steve, Thanks for your review! I'm glad to hear you enjoyed your visit with us, but a little disappointed we did not hit the WOW factor with your meal choices. If you get a chance, I'd love to hear more about your entrees so...More

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January 3, 2018|
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Response from Sailor-man74 | Reviewed this property |
i dont remember seeing this on their menu.
March 10, 2017|
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Response from kathymQ5121VT | Reviewed this property |
Yes! Stone crab Large and small dinners. Also you may add order to an entree. Just finished there and enjoyed the largest oysters on the half shell I've ever eaten anywhere! Larger than Alaska!
Max T
November 24, 2016|
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Response from Tommy N | Reviewed this property |
I don't know about Christmas eve, but I'm pretty sure they're closed Christmas Day.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$19
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 385 US Highway 41 Byp N, Venice, FL 34285-6036
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Venice
  • Phone Number: +1 941-485-5064
  • E-mail
Welcome to Left Coast Seafood Company! Local family owned since March of 2002, we specialize in offering awesome food at affordable prices. We are a family friendly restaurant with a great kids' menu and a fish tank for everyone to enjoy. Children love to watch the seahorses! We have Happy Hour everyday from 11-6. Our bar has a great selection of beer & wine, and we make some of the best cocktails on Florida's Left Coast in Venice, Florida! Be sure to try one of our signature drinks like the Admiral's Sangria, Shrimp Bloody Mary, or Casey Key Tea! We are a casual restaurant...So come in your beach, bike, or boat attire!A
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