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Crow's Nest Marina Restaurant & Tavern

) #10 of 184 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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“bouillabaisse” (53 reviews)
“grouper” (135 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 22:00All hours
American, Bar, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
1968 Tarpon Center Dr, Venice, FL 34285-1035
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We went to Crows Nest twice the first two weeks of July. The first time was to the Tavern for the $6 burger. The burger was outstanding, the service was below par, the server did not even know about the $6 burger after 8:30. The...More

Thank thisaacs2017
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We were server relatively fast considering the fact there were lots of people there. We sat upstairs and the view of the water during sunset was excellent. There is one problem, the food is boring. I had the pier salmon with like rice and asparagus,...More

Thank Anton W
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Ran into this restaurant by chance. A lucky find!! Restaurant has two floors. Not sure of the difference, but there appeared to be two different menus for each. We ate upstairs. Very nice casual restaurant with lobely view of the waterway. Service was good and...More

Thank Taylor949
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful view of the bay.food was very good. Service was very good. Was out of season so was not crowded. Ate upstairs in recently added dining room. Was very nice.

Thank Cathy B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great lunch in a "Cheers" atmosphere in "The Tavern". Nice tables and good service with a very nice menu.

Thank Bill S
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went for appetizers only. We had the baked Brie, the creamy mussels and the ahi tuna. We ate them one at a time and all three were equally delicious! We shared one slice of their award-winning, homemade key lime pie. The best! Even the...More

Thank ironthis
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went into the Tavern, which had a really nice feel. We had a drink at the bar then decided to get a table to eat. Great choice and leisurely pace. The staff helpful and attentive. Really enjoyed my steak and would definitely go back if...More

Thank Liz E
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My family and I went for lunch and everything from the food to the service was amazing! I would definitely go again and recommend this restaurant!

Thank Mojhito05
Reviewed 1 week ago

Grouper, swordfish, beet salad, good wine and prompt friendly service = a great dinning experience. My wife and I enjoyed the food and the views. Will be back!

Thank TTingo
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Calling here is a hassle. It's just a little restaurant and it's like calling the cable company to get through to a living breathing human being. When you do get a person, they're very rude. The food in the tavern is good. We enjoy the...More

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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!
9 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
26 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
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, 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
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Romantic, View, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
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
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Venice's Waterfront Landmark since 1976. We focus on fresh, creatively-prepared seafood, hand-cut steaks and chops and our award-winning wine list of over 1200 selections. Serving lunch and dinner Monday-Saturday. Sunday Brunch 10am-2pm. Tavern open everyday, all day with casual menu.
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