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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
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11:30 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 11:30 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 00:00
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Michigan
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207 reviews
169 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Enjoyed the sun setting from the pier then had dinner inside. My wife tried the Mango Bango drink and loved it. The grouper and coconut shrimp was excellent.

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Apple Creek, Ohio
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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Yes the Mahi Mahi Fish Tacos were good too, but we went to get the best dessert in Florida. Ice Cream Mud Pie has just the right combination of sweet, salty, chocolate, peanut butter, fudge and peanuts

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Toronto
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138 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 237 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A perfect beach restaurant with delicious food. Service was friendly and very efficient. Desserts were delicious and the fish was excellent. Definitely recommend going for a wonderful day by the sea right next to The Pier?

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Akron, Ohio
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We sat at the tiki bar and had dinner and drinks, our bartender has worked there a very long time and was very attentive and helpful. My pina colada was very good, salads were fresh and great, the entrees were served a little slow but it was super packed, but they were very tasty, and the service provided was great,... More 

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Manchester, New Hampshire
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41 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Give me a beach bar anytime! We've been coming to Sharky's for years it is the perfect mix, beach bar, strong drinks and good food!

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Portland, Oregon
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129 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The location is stellar - although a 'red tide' surge was causing almost everyone to cough and wheeze when we visited. This is a well-established restaurant and something of a 'must see' with the result that it is a bit too big and too busy. Sharky's maintains its commitment to lots of locally caught fish and shellfish, so the quality... More 

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Bear, Delaware
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Mediocre food.. Expensive drinks.. Good view.. Had the fish tacos and they weren't bad but for the price, I wouldn't go again

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Lakewood Ranch, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We had the BLT Salad and Shrimp and Chips....excellent! Shrimp was fresh, firm and tasty! Even the salad was crisp, fresh and well prepared. However, the physical facility has seen better days and the inside dining room had that funky, kinda, dirty smell. Floors, fixtures and structure were well worn. That said, we'd go back...but eat outside.

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cherry hill
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 227 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We have been here 7 weeks and decided after a long bike ride to have an early dinner here and check out Sharkey's. The server was very friendly and efficient but the food is mediocre and overpriced. My burger was overdone and my wife's salad only had a few overcooked shrimp. We waited over a half hour to get in... More 

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Horntown, Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

this is a fun place. the foo id good but not cheap. it is.smack dab on the gulf so location is everything.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 20
Cuisine
American, Bar, Seafood
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
View, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 22:00
Monday
11:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 22:00
Thursday
11:30 - 22:00
Friday
11:30 - 00:00
Saturday
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?