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Sharky's On The Pier

1600 Harbor Dr S, Venice, FL 34285-3700
+1 941-488-1456
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good40%
  • Average19%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“coconut shrimp” (75 reviews)
“seafood” (152 reviews)
“nachos” (57 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 am - 10:00 pm Hours
American, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1600 Harbor Dr S, Venice, FL 34285-3700
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Reviewed today

What a fun atmosphere, the waiter was friendly and helpful. Food was prompt. Quality of the food was good and everyone liked what they had. There was live music that wasn't too loud. The atmosphere is fun and light. Good for all ages. There is...More

Thank michellelcsw
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

A great place for drinks and food. They have a large outdoor area. The outdoor space is half covered There is an outside bar. The mahi mahi tacos are great. Also they make a good Bacardi Mai Tai. Cheers

Thank ghappliancerepair
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

A must see location, but then there are several there. Gorgeous dock. Restaurant and beach right on the water. The not so good is a couple of the bartenders come off very unfriendly at the tiki bar. Tall guy with shaved head talks to his...More

Thank jsharris228
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is my teenage sons favorite restaurant in Venice. He loves the fish tacos. I had the nachos and they were great.

Thank K4198XGkimberlys
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had about an hour and a half wait but enjoyed walking on the pier where we saw a fisherman reel in a shark. It was worth the wait. The food was good. The presentation was nicely done. Our waiter was efficient and helpful. Prices...More

Thank sue r
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The hogfish was fabulous with Brie and mango. Live music was amazing. The fish tacos with blackened grouper fresh mango and s beautiful presentation. Lunch the lobster roll is fresh and satisfying.

Thank Lisa M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It is a good setting but very pricey for what you get. Had to wait a short time evan though there were open tables. We had a Mahi sandwhich and the fish was very dry. Wont bother going back.

Thank Jim W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited Sharky's few times on our visit this year. Loved the atmosphere and beach. Definitely will go back.

Thank Bertray228
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My first time to Shark's On the Pier, but my wife has been there many times years ago. She insisted while in Venice we go to Sharky's and it was a fun time. Ice cold beer and good seafood. The Grouper wrap is wonderful! When...More

Thank sxmhawk
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Thank you for another great night out at Sharky’s. As ever, it was good food well served and pretty good value for money. The reason we love this place is the location and I’ve been going there for the last 20 years. I would like...More

Thank JamesRainbow1
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Questions & Answers
14 April 2018|
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Response from Lisa S | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, we were there for lunch only
3 February 2018|
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Response from JPiKapp | Property representative |
Yes we do and as long as you notify the server we can accommodate your dietary and allergy needs. Believe it or not one of our owners is allergic to fish and shellfish. He eats here almost every day.
Dan M
14 September 2017|
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Response from JPiKapp | Property representative |
Yes with the exception of October 12
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 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
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, View, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 12:00 am
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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