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Village Oyster Bar - CLOSED

1200 W Retta Esplanade, Punta Gorda, FL 33950-5325
+1 941-637-1212
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good35%
  • Average19%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible9%
7 Mar 2015
9 Nov 2014
“New England Clam Chowder”
Restaurant Hours Closed
American, Seafood
1200 W Retta Esplanade, Punta Gorda, FL 33950-5325
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Reviewed 7 March 2015

Great view! Food was great! and the staff was very friendly! They even had scrod, which I have not been able to find in Florida. Many NE choices - lobster roll, scrod, cod, whole belly clams. I dont find these choices down in Florida.

Thank mariechandler
Reviewed 9 November 2014

Go for the chowder - you will not be disappointed. Eating outside on the courtyard is nice and many times will have entertainment center stage. Nice that they offer two sizes for the meals. Would not recommend the seafood casserole with Ritz cracker crumb topping...More

2  Thank vaca21
Reviewed 22 July 2014

This was a great place for 35+ years, but it was sold and closed last month. It will be sorely missed!

3  Thank FloridaFlyingJim
Reviewed 28 May 2014

Melt in your mouth steak. the service is like no other. the staff has been there forever and know how to make your meal great.

Thank TaxmanEA
Reviewed 26 May 2014

What a great relaxing place to enjoy some brews and oysters on a warm humid Florida afternoon. Sharon was a great waitress with a lot of local information and we felt most welcome. Love it all...

1  Thank Mike B
Reviewed 21 May 2014

My Wife and I were looking for a nice water front lunch at the Fishermen's Village in Punta Gorda. There were four to select from among the shops. We decided to try some seafood. One would think that ordering Oysters in a place called the...More

1  Thank Tom T
Reviewed 28 April 2014

One bun was mouldy, complained, but no offer of another bun, appitizers with small and tasteless 1. I ordered a seafood platter of 4 items a potato, All seafood items were deep fried/soft and greasy, expected crispy batter. Fish was tasteless. Boxed it up and...More

Thank Colin J
Reviewed 23 April 2014

Stopped here while visiting from Massachusetts and had some clam chowder and burgers. Chowder was nothing special. More potatoes than clams. Granted we are from N.E. and are very particular about our chowder! The burgers were great! Very tasty and filling and cooked perfectly. The...More

Thank KatDanB
Reviewed 21 April 2014

I was looking for nice night out on the town and found this place. The wait staff was great and food was out of this world. In 40 Restaurant I have been in SWFL this has been the best. I will be making this a...More

Thank Debra P
Reviewed 19 February 2014

Wait staff & food have kept us coming back 18 years views with occasional dolphin sightings second to none hope to have at least 18 more

Thank Lynatfl
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Restaurant Details

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Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1200 W Retta Esplanade, Punta Gorda, FL 33950-5325
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Punta Gorda
  • Phone Number: +1 941-637-1212
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