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Patches Family Restaurant

) #135 of 182 Restaurants in Venice American,
501 E Venice Ave, Venice, FL 34285-4634
+1 941-484-6713
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  • Excellent15%
  • Very good47%
  • Average18%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible11%
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“grits” (5 reviews)
“gyro” (2 reviews)
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06:00 - 15:00All hours
American, Diner
501 E Venice Ave, Venice, FL 34285-4634
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Reviews (97)
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Reviewed 17 April 2017

I ordered eggs, grits, biscuit and coffee. All was served promptly and cooked perfectly. Service was friendly.

Thank themightydw
Reviewed 11 April 2017

We had passed this restaurant several times and the parking lot was always full (of course it is a small parking lot). The first thing e noticed when we walked in was the clown theme--there was nothing on the outside to give this away. While...More

Thank Debra S
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Patches has roots in Venice since the Ringling days--Venice was the winter headquarters for Ringling Brothers, B&B circus. Decaying rail line and no one willing to pay to fix it, ended that era, leaving behind a 4500 seat arena, finally torn down by City. Near...More

Thank Edwin M
Reviewed 3 April 2017

If you are looking for a home cooked meal and a friendly atmosphere, Patches has it all. Friendly staff, great food and you can just sit back and relax. We go for breakfast here often and love the place. Our special needs son loves it...More

Thank Frances V
Reviewed 16 March 2017

Good local place for breakfast. Not a whole lot open around 9:00 am. Small parking lot, but nice down home local restaurant to eat. Staff friendly, food mediocre, prices cheap.

Thank brad m
Reviewed 5 March 2017

My daughter and I ordered bacon/cheese omelet, bacon crispy along with the sides. My daughter ordered a side of bacon crispy. The side of bacon came 1st about 10 minutes before the meal. She ate that. The omelets arrived, bacon not cooked in the omelet,...More

Thank Linda S
Reviewed 23 February 2017 via mobile

Owner was the rudest person we have ever met. Guess she doesn't realize who keeps her in business. We had a table where the sun was in my husband's eyes and there were no shades on the windows. My sister-in-law pulled the cafe curtain so...More

Thank blueracecar66
Reviewed 5 February 2017

Very good home cooked meals. I especially like their breakfasts! Prices are right too! Small parking lot but usually one is available!

Thank Pam G
Reviewed 30 January 2017

The whole theme of the restaurant is clowns. It was my choice for breakfast, but honestly, I would not eat there again. I ordered hash-browns (crispy) and what I got were two of the frozen kind, barely done. I ordered a cheese omelet, and that...More

Thank brendaflynn
Reviewed 24 January 2017

This place is amazing! The food is excellent, the prices are extremely reasonable, and the staff is very, very kind and friendly. I was there for breakfast with a friend and there was plenty of food on my plate. Highly recommended for breakfast or lunch....More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 501 E Venice Ave, Venice, FL 34285-4634
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Venice
  • Phone Number: +1 941-484-6713
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