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Sharky's On the Pier

1600 Harbor Dr S, Venice, FL 34285
+1 941-488-1456
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good39%
  • Average19%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“seafood” (168 reviews)
“coconut shrimp” (75 reviews)
“nachos” (60 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
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Reviewed today via mobile

I have visited Sharkey’s several times over two decades. The place, the food and the entertainment has improved greatly. The mediocre rating is for the last two visits and the arrogant attitude of the male waiters. They seem to think they are better than the...More

Thank TomJMiller
Reviewed today

There were five of us for dinner.. We had appetizers and meals. The food was good, not excellent... The service was very good and it was a fun atmosphere. We ate outdoors and there was a one man band who was very entertaining... Definitely make...More

Thank k b
Reviewed today

We went to Sharky’s at around 6pm on a Saturday after my dad’s memorial service. It of course was CROWDED! There was not a seat available so we leaned against the fence and had drinks. They were very good and for how crowded it was...More

Thank Ellen D
Reviewed yesterday

There are two part to the restaurants .Fin the one on the ground floor is excellent for food and atmosphere dinning . The prices are reasonable . Upstairs is nice but the prices are double.

Thank oldturkey2016
Reviewed 2 days ago

I wanted to share this little gem of a beach restaurant with a friend because of the sunset and atmosphere.The food was good and the waitress, Crystal was very nice. She even corrected an order on a salad that was placed by mistake. The finishing...More

Thank Melcynth
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Sharky's really is on a pier and people do occasionally find sharks' teeth on the beach. Locals have joked that very early in the morning, the beach is salted with sharks' teeth to preserve its reputation. But, there is no pretense at the restaurant. The...More

Thank Nam K
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This restaurant is right on the beach by the Pier. We sat outside and enjoyed the lovely sunset. The dinner was very good as well as the service. We both had the Jambalaya and it was delicious and the serving was generous. And after dinner,...More

Thank michelewave04
Reviewed 6 days ago

My husband and I brought our children and young grandchildren here for dinner and had a great time! We were seated outside and enjoyed the sights and beautiful weather. Our waitress did a great job and the food was delicious! I had the blacked mahi,...More

Thank beachlovergirl-123
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lunch at Sharky’s Whenever I go to Venice I make time for lunch on the pier at Sharky’s. Food is ok and the service could be quicker but it’s still a must attend.

Thank Cheryl W
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were exploring Venice and wanted to visit the pier. It was a lovely day, so we stayed for lunch. I had a grouper wrap and coleslaw, my friend had the thai shrimp and chicken ginger with noodles. There was some heat to her dish...More

Thank 252rosie
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Questions & Answers
8 May 2018|
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Response from Preston M | Reviewed this property |
This is a question only Sharky's staff can answer. Call them before you go.
8 May 2018|
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Response from RedSox02 | Reviewed this property |
Who knows
14 April 2018|
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Response from j_edpie | Reviewed this property |
Not sure if they have two for one o discount.
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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
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, View, Kids
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
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Venice
  • Phone Number: +1 941-488-1456
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Sharky's extends a warm welcome to all to dine, dance, and have fun. It doesn't matter if you're a local Florida Cracker, visiting grandma or grandpa, or just vacationing in Venice, FL...we would love to meet you! We truly hope you enjoy our great seafood, fun & festive atmosphere, outstanding service, and more that represents the best of Florida's Gulf Coast. Catch a sunset or dance the night away at Sharky's On The Pier.
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