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Crow's Nest Marina Restaurant & Tavern

) #8 of 182 Restaurants in Venice ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ American, , Seafood
1968 Tarpon Center Dr, Venice, FL 34285-1035
+1 941-484-9551
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good31%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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American, Bar, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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1968 Tarpon Center Dr, Venice, FL 34285-1035
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We drove out to the Venice jetty, and stopped at the Crow's Nest for lunch. The food, view and service were exceptionally good.

1  Thank Diana K
Reviewed 1 week ago

Hard to get in during the Jan-Mar season, but persevere and you will be rewarded with fine views and a top notch restaurant. Many seafood specialties, knowledgeable wait staff, nice touches. Attentive to requests. We have not yet had a bad meal here. Parking tip...More

Thank George C P
Reviewed 1 week ago

Fantastic place to celebrate special occasion. We celebrated my husband's birthday for a later lunch. Wonderful service. Excellent food. Views are incredible. Will plan to go again. Recommend.

Thank Concerningreview
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I have lunched here twice recently and were very pleased with food, service and views from the upstairs dinning room. This place is a 100 mile round trip from our home and we keep coming back. Give this place a try you...More

Thank Phil S
Reviewed 1 week ago

It was our first time here and we loved it. All four of us had great dinners. The staff is terrific and you can't beat the view, even with a parking lot between us and the bay. Everything we ordered was outstanding. The crab cakes...More

Thank SkipCohen
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Ordered the steak and scampi. Best steak I have had in a while. Server was awesome and the view was incredible.

Thank TIM G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We love this place so much we had breakfast and dinner there later that night. The menu and the service was top notch by even the most hard to please!!! The food was just delicious especially the oyster presentation and the conch fritters!! the Bouilebase...More

Thank junglefun123
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great lunch! Nice views, nice service and good prices. Not over priced like a few other places. We will go back next year.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a 2 story restaurant with good food and drinks and located on the inlet to venice from the gulf. It offers transit docks so you can stay for the night or just dinner or lunch. Also has gas dock. Informal atmosphere highly recommend...More

Thank A2222TVwilliamh
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Haven't been here in about a year. Great location with nice water views. Reasonable prix fix lunch selections which were all very good. These do change daily. Last year I had the shrimp and grits which was delicious. This trip I would say I made...More

Thank Beachgirl119
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Questions & Answers
11 April 2017|
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Response from crowsnestvenicefl | Property representative |
Hello and thank you for your interest. You may have seen photos of a catering function we did. Not part of our normal business operations which don't include serving food offsite. Have a great weekend!
10 April 2017|
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Response from Donna C | Reviewed this property |
Yes, this location accepts reservations. I consider the dress code to be a sporty or nice casual in upstairs dining room. Not too dressy but better than just beach attire. If you want to dress up a bit this is a beautiful... More
j g
27 March 2017|
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Response from crowsnestvenicefl | Property representative |
Our Tavern downstairs is walk in only but we do accept reservations in our dining room upstairs. Crowded times would be around 1:00 PM. We have our own parking lot. Thanks for asking!
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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
Good for
View, Bar Scene, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
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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