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Myakka River Oyster Bar

₹₹ - ₹₹₹American, , Seafood
121 Playmore Dr, Venice, FL 34293-7508
+1 941-423-9616
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good41%
  • Average14%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible5%
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“hush puppies” (40 reviews)
“oysters” (51 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
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121 Playmore Dr, Venice, FL 34293-7508
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Reviewed 4 days ago

I love this little, local restaurant! The view during dining is amazing and the food is excellent. The seafood menu is excellent and the chef does a great job. This is a wonderful place to meet, eat and relax. There is something on the menu...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Lottie W
Reviewed 5 November 2018

Went to dinner there ..view of water very nice..Ordered grouper grilled which normally I love...no taste had to ask for tar tar sauce ..so bland ...horrible...cole slaw had no taste to it. Lemonade tasted good ..asked for no ice. Worst dinner I ever had. I...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Kearhartkbds
Reviewed 4 November 2018

This was our first time at the Myakka River Oyster Bar. The service was great and the food was your typical fried seafood. We sat at a table with a view of the river. They offer daily specials.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank cam34293
Reviewed 21 October 2018 via mobile

I'm not a huge horseradish fan, but took a risk on this dish and now get it everytime we go there. Perfect with a baked potato and veggies! My husband really likes their key lime pie too.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Mary H
Reviewed 2 September 2018

I had a taste for fried fish and the Friday Fish Fry at $8.99 was just what I was looking for! It was a nice piece of whitefish fried and the hushpuppies and coleslaw were a great compliment to the dish (everything was homemade). My...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank mickiet2015
Reviewed 27 August 2018

Stopped by late on Friday evening and enjoyed a delicious meal. The steamed clams and spicy garlic sauce was a great start - only wish they served it with more bread. The fried shrimp basket was tasty and my fellow diners enjoyed the fried fish...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Vince34293
Reviewed 6 August 2018

The oysters were fresh, the coconut shrimp was good and the rest of it was fried. Most of the menu is fried which is OK for kids that only will eat fried seafood, but the rest of the menu was average. The Oysters Rockefeller was...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Reviewed 6 August 2018

We wanted seafood after a day at the beach. Fried scallops, fried shrimp and fried oysters, with fried hushpuppies. The closest thing to something green was coleslaw. For fried food, it was OK. There was not a children's menu, so we ordered an appetizer of...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Henry D
Reviewed 29 July 2018

Food average, nothing special. There are real not seafood restaurant.There are not a grill but fried. Not sure that is fresh. Not happy with service.Not recommended.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Milan S
Reviewed 11 July 2018

our 3rd visit... maybe it was an off night for the chef and waitress. i had the fried fish sandwich and my wife the seafood pasta. the sandwich was probably left too long under the heat lamps: dry bread on top and soggy bottom with...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank dilfry55
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Response from SchneiderGuy | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure, I would just give them a quick call
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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.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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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