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Myakka River Oyster Bar

) #46 of 184 Restaurants in Venice ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ American, , Seafood
121 Playmore Dr, Venice, FL 34293-7508
+1 941-423-9616
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good42%
  • Average14%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible5%
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“oysters” (40 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly
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121 Playmore Dr, Venice, FL 34293-7508
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food was very good. The restaurant sits on the river with a wonderful view. Good drinks. Many locals. Located just as you come in to North Port from Venice.

Thank bubbles624
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had lunch here a few months back and it was just okay. The place is a little dated and feels old. We pass by here all the time. They had a sign outside advertising 50 cent beers on Wednesdays. I called at 2:45 in...More

Thank TheIsland123
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We really enjoyed eating here as the food was good and the service outstanding. Beer is ice cold and food is served fast and fresh!

Thank Jostianna
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There were six of us for lunch. The crab cakes were the best the last time we were here, they took them off the menu. Asked for a tossed salad, was told they don't serve tossed salads, only coleslaw. ( Never heard of a Restaurant...More

Thank Kathy R
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

WE stopped here for lunch on a lark. This is an old Florida kind of restaurant. The prices are reasonable, and they have some good all you can eat specials. Get a window seat if you can. Also, they have outside dining for when the...More

Thank Peter P
Reviewed 15 June 2017

My husband and I went to this restaurant when on holiday in Venice after someone told us to try it. It was very good the service was excellent we both had fish I had the coconut shrimp and my husband had the white fish in...More

Thank Barbara R
Reviewed 3 June 2017

Beautiful location right on the river. The service was great. The food however was not so beautiful. I had the calamari, tough and tasted like it came out of a box or bag. My husband had the scallops & oysters they were really bad. Too...More

Thank nb906
Reviewed 2 June 2017

We found the oysters a good size and fresh, with the mild taste of saltwater. Grilled North Atlantic Hake-like fish with a mild fresh garlic topping was good, as was grilled grouper, if not exceptional, but satisfying. The Basic Hamburger, (they have several choices of...More

Thank Edwin M
Reviewed 9 May 2017 via mobile

Dinner last night was so relaxing. Can't believe how easy it is to get a table after season. Our fish dinners were excellent and the service outstanding. Miss the Greek Grouper Casserole though. Wish it were back on the menu. View is wonderful.

Thank Kathleen E
Reviewed 8 May 2017

We have been here many times and we have never been disappointed. The Walleye is very reasonably priced and portions are more than adequate

Thank Donna S
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15 July 2017|
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Response from Kathleen E | Reviewed this property |
Very casual every day all day.
19 January 2017|
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Response from MyakkaManager | Property representative |
Yes we are hiring, back of house and front of house, please go to our web site, Myakkariveroysterbar to fill in an application. Thank you for your interest.
6 January 2016|
Response from laminrig | Reviewed this property |
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, View, Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 - 20:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 121 Playmore Dr, Venice, FL 34293-7508
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Venice
  • Phone Number: +1 941-423-9616
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