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Village Fish Market Restaurant and Lounge

1200 W Retta Esp J36, Punta Gorda, FL 33950
+1 941-639-7959
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good32%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“casserole” (28 reviews)
“seafood” (123 reviews)
“onion rings” (50 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 AM - 8:00 PMAll hours
American, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1200 W Retta Esp J36, Punta Gorda, FL 33950
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We stopped in for lunch. This restaurant offers two quantity portions, small and large. I ordered the small portion of the fish and chips and received three small pieces of fish and an ample amount of French fries. The food was ok but very expensive...More

Thank Willaim H
Reviewed 6 days ago

In the midst of an afternoon stroll through Fisherman's Village, we stopped at this restaurant for a late lunch. We were seated outside, with good views of the harbor. There was a singer/musician performing as well, he was excellent. Food was very good-my wife had...More

Thank Fred G
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I decided to grab an early dinner here and were overall disappointed. Things started off well with a superb cup of clam chowder but that was it. We both ordered the regular fish and chips dinner which came with two sides. The...More

Thank davidlF3534AA
Reviewed 1 week ago

overlooking the water as the sun was setting. extensive menu, tough to make a choice. we were not rushed despite the number of people waiting.

Thank Peterw1128
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I visited for our first time for lunch. We actually thought it was going to be much smaller like it seemed from outside but they have a rather large dining area with lots of windows. Once we came in, we waited at...More

Thank icemodeled
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were disappointed in the quality of food on this visit compared to other visits in 2017. The blackened grouper was overcooked and the blackened spices were bland. The crab cakes were okay. The onion rings were hard and cold. The edamame salad was good...More

Thank JoJu2018
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good selection, reasonable prices. Mom and Dad had stuffed flounder (special of the day) very good and not fried! I had fried shrimp (very fresh) with two sides. The Mac n cheese outstanding as well as the corn bread. Terrific view.

Thank BonnieDee2015
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lots of good seafood. Clams, scallops, cod, and seafood casserole were all great. Large menu, all entrees come with 2 side dishes. No one left hungry 😀

Thank Mary H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Delicious, fresh seafood. I had lobster, shrimp, scallops casserole. Hubby had fried oysters which were amazing. Side salad was very fresh, mac and cheese side was yummy. We shared a calamari appetizer that was delectable. Food was moderately priced . Service was excellent. Waitress brought...More

Thank luv2chillonbeach
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I shared a shrimp cocktail and a bowl of homemade clam chowder as appetizers. I had the shrimp scampi and sea scallops and it was very good. My wife had scallops and she enjoyed those also. Being it was my birthday dinner...More

Thank Talon2PRO
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19 January 2018|
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Response from Linda A | Reviewed this property |
I believe they have live entertainment outside on the weekends. I’m unsure about happy hour.
1 December 2017|
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Response from Barry C | Reviewed this property |
No. We go here almost weekly. We rarely wait more than 10 to 15 minutes. The longest wait for us was 45 but we were given a beeper and shopped while we waited. The stores are unique and worth visiting. There is inside and... More
9 November 2017|
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Response from Lanae B | Reviewed this property |
Yes there is public parking at no charge.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$9 - US$32
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Free Wifi, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene, View, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1200 W Retta Esp J36, Punta Gorda, FL 33950
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Punta Gorda
  • Phone Number: +1 941-639-7959
  • E-mail
Oldest restaurant in Punta Gorda!!! Award winning New England Seafood Style restaurant, from Fish 'N' Chips to Maine Lobster Salad, from Ipswich Clams to Grape Nut Pudding. Many meat lover specials too and a great gluten free menu. Watch stunning sunset views over Peace River while sipping a cocktail from the fully stocked bar. Voted 'BestSeafood Restaurant' with Charlotte Sun, Harbor's Hottest 'Freshest Seafood' and Business of the Year with Punta Gorda Chamber of Commerce.
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