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Crow's Nest Marina Restaurant & Tavern

₹₹ - ₹₹₹American, , Seafood
1968 Tarpon Center Dr, Venice, FL 34285-1035
+1 941-484-9551
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good30%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“bouillabaisse” (53 reviews)
“grouper” (147 reviews)
“seafood platter” (26 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 AM - 11:00 PMAll hours
American, Bar, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
1968 Tarpon Center Dr, Venice, FL 34285-1035
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
Sponsored by: Crow's Nest Marina Restaurant & Tavern
1. Creatively prepared cuisine
"The shrimp and fish were fresh. Everything was perfect"
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2. Relaxed, upscale atmosphere
"Views are incredible. Will plan to go again. Recommend"
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3. World-Class Service
"Right on the water, everything is here! Service is impeccable"
Mark B
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Reviewed yesterday

I ordered a salad...it was made up of the core of iceberg lettuce....large but not great. Then I ordered calamari it was so tough I returned them...way over cooked....then the second batch was no better like chewing elastics. We’re from New England where calamari is...More

Thank urdash
Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed 1 week ago

We've been going to the Crows Nest for over 25 years. We go to Venice 4 or 5 times a year. We visit the Crows Nest at least twice a visit. The first level is the tavern, with a bar food menu, but you can...More

1  Thank wsofis
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

It was really crowded yet the hostess greeted us with a smile and worked really hard to get us seated as soon as possible. We gave no preference for where and were seated in about 15 minutes. We were at a table in the bar....More

Thank tripnmk
Reviewed 2 days ago

Went to dinner with freinds they recommended. This is a good place with good food,veiw and good service. Kevin was our server. This is definitely a go back place. Had the shrimp and grits and the fish special. You can’t go wrong. Will be back...More

Thank mangia007
Reviewed 4 days ago

Crow's Nest is a favorite restaurant and we go there several times each year. This past Monday evening was a gorgeous night and we were promptly seated at the time of our reservation, and we were very pleased to have a table on the outside...More

Thank thisaacs2017
crowsnestvenicefl, Manager at Crow's Nest Marina Restaurant & Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hello there, Thank you for taking time to review and for your candid thoughts. We understand completely your issues and that you didn't thoroughly enjoy your meal. Our fish is certainly fresh, but obviously didn't make it to you the way you expected. For this,...More

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Loved the atmosphere but it was dark so we could not enjoy the view. Food was very good as was service. Will look forward to another visit

Thank Pamdothall
crowsnestvenicefl, Manager at Crow's Nest Marina Restaurant & Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thanks for your review! If there's any way we could have made your experience a five-star occasion, we'd love to hear more. Thank you for your patronage and we hope you'll return! Best, The Crow's Nest Team

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Great place for consistently good grouper. Grilled to perfection! The martinis are a good size and wine list is extensive! Best place in Venise!

Thank TheChocolat B
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We stumbled upon this restaurant because my husband wanted to see boats coming in from the bay. We had seen it on TA but not made plans to try it. We were able to get a table in the tavern for lunch and enjoyed the...More

1  Thank Onekamagirl
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

View of the Jetty are excellent from most tables. Seafood choices were all good. My wife and I had the meatloaf special - very tasty. Service was very good. Reservations are needed in season. All considerations - this might be the best dining choice in...More

Thank spikenails
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Our party of four went to the Crow's Nest for a Monday evening dinner, having made a reservation a couple of days in advance. Although our arrival was on time we had to wait almost 20 minutes to be seated, understandable because the restaurant and...More

Thank Ottawans
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Questions & Answers
19 February 2018|
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Response from Gary - Jeni G | Reviewed this property |
Need to phone for reservations for lunch or dinner , concierge can let them know if marina is booked or if slip is available.
Deborah M
13 February 2018|
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Response from RedSox02 | Reviewed this property |
Doubt it
27 September 2017|
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Response from crowsnestvenicefl | Property representative |
Sorry to chime in so late. Yes, we have WiFi available for guests, both for the restaurant and Marina. Thanks for asking and hope to see you soon!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 30
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Kids, Romantic, View, Bar Scene, Groups
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 - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1968 Tarpon Center Dr, Venice, FL 34285-1035
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Venice
  • Phone Number: +1 941-484-9551
  • E-mail
Venice's Waterfront Landmark since 1976. We focus on fresh, creatively-prepared seafood, hand-cut steaks and chops and our award-winning wine list. Serving lunch and dinner Monday-Saturday and dinner all day on Sunday. Tavern open every day with casual pub menu.
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