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Address: 100 W Venice Ave, Venice, FL 34285-1928
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+1 941-484-3031
12:00 - 14:00
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 14:00

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I can't recall a bar such as this where I have to go to the counter to get my drinks. I'm not spoiled but when I'm in a bar I expect them to bring drinks to me and bring me the... read more

2 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 July 2016
Atlanta, Georgia
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Venice, Florida
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25 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

Went to this bar to meet up with three other couples, not impressed by the dirty stairway leading to this second floor dive. Upon entering, we were met by a cloud of smoke banking down from the ceiling. The bartender's name is Richie, an older fellow who moves at his own pace. I went to the bar to order beers... More 

Thank gymrats2016
Atlanta, Georgia
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67 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2016

I can't recall a bar such as this where I have to go to the counter to get my drinks. I'm not spoiled but when I'm in a bar I expect them to bring drinks to me and bring me the check, regardless if I have to pay at the bar itself. There were a few customers at the bar... More 

Thank JCmorebeaches
Tampa, Florida
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245 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2016

Stopped in for a drink at happy hour on a Saturday afternoon. The inside smelled of cigarette smoke and the doors and windows were wide open. Drinks are small and the place looks like an old pub in the UK without the character. Barkeep had little personality and had to serve the bar and the tables. Not much of a... More 

Thank Dorosel
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31 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2015 via mobile

The OVP is a great place to watch your favorite sporting event. Large, large selection of beers and wines. It has a nice balcony that overlooks Venice Ave downtown. We like sitting at a table outside watching the wold go by. You can't go wrong with any of the bartenders. They can offer you suggestions about your stay in Venice

Thank Judyannnick
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33 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2015

We love this place! It's become a "rehydration stop" when riding our bikes to/from Venice Beach. It's beer and wine only... no food or apps but they don't seem to mind if you bring in a snack. The only time we've ever been turned away was when we had our minor child in tow. Absolutely no one under 21 allowed...... More 

Thank traveling-redhead63
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176 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 January 2015 via mobile

We have gone here for years and have never been disappointed. We enjoy grabbing a drink and "people watching" down Venice Avenue. It is a hidden treasure when needing a place to get away and have a nice drink. If you prefer to watch a sporting event, instead of people, there are TV's throughout.

Thank Venice245
1 review
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2014

I have visited this bar many times over my tenure in venice. It has an awesine location and vibe except for the bartenders. Twice I have been there and heard the same over combative worker. Not sure if he even works there but was behind the bar. Each time I have visited this establishment he has verbally attacked a guest... More 

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Southwest Gulf Coast, Florida
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76 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 February 2014

Stopped here one afternoon with my husband and brother. We opted to take the elevator up to the second floor and it was absolutely disgusting--the elevator that is. I had to close my eyes on the one minute trip up because it was so filthy. We went up to the bar and ordered drinks. This is a beer or wine... More 

1 Thank kfitz84
Venice, Florida
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51 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2013

If your looking for a neighborhood sports bar type drinking establishment, then this is it. Small, with sufficient TV's. Only Beer and Wine served here, with reasonable prices. small outside balcony seating with two TV's. Smoking is allowed. On Football Sundays, you get a good crowd of diehard football fans. Nothing fancy here, but that's ok.

Thank Frank B
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12 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 June 2013

OVP is a no frills place to get a cold beer. Good selection of drafts. Cool place to watch a football game, or just chill with friends. The second-floor, outdoors balcony makes it special. Always take our beer loving out of town friends there.

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