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Sharky's On The Pier

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1600 Harbor Dr S, Venice, FL 34285-3700
+1 941-488-1456
11:30 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 11:30 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 00:00
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New Buffalo, Michigan
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74 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Sharkey's is casual. The food is exceptional. The location is unique. Try the Seafood Fettuchini (or whatever they call it...) Just great. They bring warm rolls to start and have a very reasonable wine list that is a little better than you would expect. The shrimp are large, the scallops ditto and crab generously doled out. You cannot go away... More 

Thank stylusx
Toronto, Canada
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43 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

My family and I have been to this place 4 times. We kept returning to enjoy the beach views. The food is ok, but nothing spectacular, the service is hit & miss: we had three different servers in total, two of which were lovely, one, whom we had a misfortune of having twice was rather awful. Since Adam was in... More 

Thank PypsandFriends
Lakeview, Arkansas
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We have eaten here prior. Our daughter has shellfish allergy so her fried fish has to be cooked separately from the shellfish. Never have had problems at other restaurants. The waiter informed kitchen who appa4ently didn't care. Our daughter ended up in anaphylactic shock. The manager said "sorry" and we will try to "re-train the staff". Couldn't believe the disregard... More 

Thank Terri L
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Short wait, good service, good food and great view. We sat outside beachfront and enjoyed our visit.

Thank Carol B
West Milford, West Virginia
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Good food , drinks and service, ocean view, nice atmosphere. You can dine inside or out.I liked there Bloody marys

Thank Dom R
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The location is perfect. Parking is ample. Food...just OK. If you want a few drinks by the beach, this is your place. If you want great food, go somewhere else. The menu was extensive, but nothing done great. Seafood was spongy, taste was not up to par. If I am going to a seafood place on a beach, I want... More 

Thank Jill R
Nokomis, Florida
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49 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We've been there 3 - 4 times in the past year with friends. Their beachfront location is scenic with delightful vistas. The ambiance is fun. The food is just ok and the service is marginal due to the high volume they service. A great place to gather with friends or family as long as you don't have the highest culinary... More 

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Suffern, NY
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Really great food! Fabulous view! Wonderful staff! Have eaten twice in two weeks! Good solid wine list too!

Thank marionm49
Ooltewah, Tennessee
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142 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a great place on the beach for seafood in Venice. My wife had fried scallops and I had shrimp and crab au gratin. Everything was wonderful and we had a nice walk on the pier afterward.

Thank Craig D
Greenfield, Indiana, United States
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Not impressed. Our waitress was ditsy, got our order wrong, forgot to bring us the famous peach bread, and the place could use a good cleaning. Food was ok, but for the price, lacking in quality. Visit the pier, walk on the beach but skip the restaurant. Tourist trap.

Thank Linda D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 20
American, Bar, Seafood
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, View, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?