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Joy's Kouzine

539 US Highway 41 Byp, Bird Bay Plaza, Unit A, Venice, FL 34285-6040
+1 941-220-7294
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  • Excellent82%
  • Very good17%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“lunch” (17 reviews)
“gyro” (19 reviews)
“crepes” (23 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Mediterranean, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
539 US Highway 41 Byp, Bird Bay Plaza, Unit A, Venice, FL 34285-6040
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Reviewed 3 days ago

My husband and I visited with another couple for lunch upon their recommendation. Our server Alexis was delightful. We had a variety of items. I chose the chicken slovaki on pita. While it was good, I thought it lacked flavor, such as Greek seasonings (...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank veggiegirl60
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a very nice American reasonably priced breakfast served by an excellent waitress in this little clean/newer restaurant. Check it out.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Beader_Girl
Reviewed 30 October 2018

After reading many reviews we thought we'd check this place out. It is a lovely bright clean restaurant and what really makes it is the wonderful staff. Family owned and run and everyone with big smiles and friendly attitudes. The food was excellent and we...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank da50
Reviewed 26 October 2018

Do NOT pass this up just b/c it's located in a strip mall! The food is excellent as are the prices. Not a ton of atmosphere but great selection of Mediterranean dishes, salads and even burgers. Very friendly and helpful staff.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank MagsATL
Reviewed 2 October 2018

My wife and I had a taste for gyros and we came to the right place. Food was great and the service was fast and friendly. Big sandwich and a good place for lunch.

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank Henry H
Reviewed 2 October 2018

I have been eating at Joy's Kouzine since they opened. The staff is friendly, the food good and the prices are reasonable. If you like Gyro's this is the place to be.

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank sueinveniceflorida
Reviewed 17 September 2018

I'd read reviews before taking our in-town guests here for lunch. I'd been wanting a good gyro, and Joy's did NOT disappoint! Everything we had was delicious. The fries are amazing, and the gyros delightful! Brother in law had the Greek Salad topped with chicken...More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank Stephanie T
Reviewed 15 September 2018

I have sampled both breakfast and lunch here several times and each experience has been very good. The family that runs this place are very friendly and provide good service and very good food. Il particularly like their crepes with Greek salad for lunch. This...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank kimocat
Reviewed 21 August 2018 via mobile

A wonderfully run family restaurant serving breakfast and lunch. We ate here 3X during our stay in Venice/Englewood Florida. Breakfast and Lunch were perfect. The omelette’s are delicious, large and not overcooked. For lunch the Gyro’s and Souvlaki are incredible. Also try the Zucchini fries...More

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank richardrP1916ZW
Reviewed 18 August 2018 via mobile

Joy’s Kouzine is a family diner that ties in a bit of Italy, France, Greece, & America. The space is open, bright, & clean & the family is genuinely friendly & incredibly helpful. We actually went one day for lunch, & then again the next...More

Date of visit: July 2018
1  Thank oliviarmck
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9 November 2018|
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Response from Dennis H | Reviewed this property |
Yes, I usually have breakfast, but I have seen wine bottles on the counter.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
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08:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 539 US Highway 41 Byp, Bird Bay Plaza, Unit A, Venice, FL 34285-6040
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Venice
  • Phone Number: +1 941-220-7294
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