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Cedar Reef Fish Camp

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4167 S Tamiami Trail, Venice, FL
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This small restaurant in a strip mall is much more than it appears on the outside. The menu is very extensive. Jonathan was very helpful to explain specials and prices, even of wine and beer as it was happy hour. The food was very tasty and prices were reasonable. I will definitely go again.

Thank Bjmaty
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63 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

It was a crowded Friday evening but there was room at the bar. I had the alligator soup which was rich with cream and chunks of alligator that tasted like chicken. Very good. My mates had the special fish tacos and enjoyed them. I also had a dish of 12 shrimp appetizer and they were good as well. We split... More 

Thank Emmy D
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17 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I stopped in for lunch at noon and found it to be packed so I sat at the bar. I was given a menu almost immediately. They brought me my soda within minutes while I looked at the menu. I decided on the Nachos with added blackened shrimp. Too many to eat. Portion was very large, and I can eat... More 

Thank TLSNorthport
Sebring, Florida, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Husband and I stopped by for a late lunch on a errand running day. I ordered the alligator soup and it was wonderful! and a small salad wedge, yum. Husband was so impressed with a beer made in bourbon barrels!, he enjoyed the small wedge with added shrimp. The waitress was absolutely wonderful, made us feel like regulars. Can't wait... More 

Thank Joan B
Venice, Florida
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74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This is a small restaurant in a strip mall next to Publix. It has a couple outside tables but you are basically sitting on the sidewalk looking at the parking lot. The interior is nice and I prefer it inside. The food is good but the portions are NORMAL not the super sized fare of so many places these days.... More 

Thank Peanut1966
Lexington, Kentucky
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Just had a great dinner at a small convenient spot . . . . had to wait a bit, but Brian and Stu were so good to us at the bar. Give it a try and you will want to come back, but don't be in a big hurry. What else do you HAVE to do???? The food is outstanding,... More 

Thank Carol A
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

In the middle of a shopping strip mall is this little oasis. Casual relaxed dining with friendly help. Our fish dinners were served on time and very tasty. Recommend trying.

Thank Rosemary S
Clarkston, Michigan
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I ordered salmon(cedar plank), and although it was very good, it didn't reach the hyped level of other reviews. To be fair, salmon is what I usually order, and we dine out a lot in Michigan, so I have much t compare it to. Service was good here. It's small, so go early as it fills up, especially on Wednesdays.... More 

Thank mjgreen2014
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34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Salmon was a bit salty, but overall the experience was wonderful. Diverse seafood menu, clean safe environment, priced moderately well, and staff was very cordial, polite, and helpful. Loved it! A return visit is guaranteed.

Thank Terrence S
Venice, Florida, United States
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141 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Service was fast and friendly. Only two choices for soup. The food was adequate and fresh. The place was in a strip mall, and this branch was new.

Thank Bong Y

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Seafood, Soups, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4167 S Tamiami Trail, Venice, FL
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Venice
  • Phone Number: 941-451-8564

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?