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Sharky's On The Pier

1600 Harbor Dr S, Venice, FL 34285-3700
+1 941-488-1456
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good39%
  • Average19%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“seafood” (155 reviews)
“coconut shrimp” (73 reviews)
“nachos” (57 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1600 Harbor Dr S, Venice, FL 34285-3700
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Reviewed yesterday

Sharky's on the pier is a beach style outdoor Tiki bar with indoor seating available. Typical burgers, grouper sandwiches, etc... it is really delicious, all of it. They do offer live entertainment and it is a great vibe. Alot of people come here to watch...More

Thank SLEEN2014
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very nice. Live band. On the water. Fishing pier. Novelty shops. A little pricey, but great location and lots of fun.

Thank Trishbrant
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Over priced, quality of food average. Service average. Nice remodel. Go off season. Great view. Fun place.

Thank CharlyRose
Reviewed 1 week ago

Attentive wait staff and pleasant beach ambiance. Not particularly fancy, but what you would expect from beach front restaurant. Prices reasonable.

Thank CVJ
Reviewed 1 week ago

7 for dinner @ 7 PM on a Friday, not much of a crowd, had a reservation but didn't really need it. The service was fine since there was only 5 other tables inside eating dinner we had more waiters then we needed. The food...More

Thank chardotfla
Reviewed 1 week ago

very nice location and reservation necessary if you want to enjoy the sunset view. quality of meals..average! service very friendly.

Thank burgundy2016
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great amazing food the staff were friendly And worked well with gluten free people the shrimp pasta was amazing great restaurant

Thank Katie A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ordered some appetizers to eat on the beach that included coconut shrimp and onion rings. Both were good choices! Note you cannot call in your order from the beach (even though I offered to pay over the phone). You have to physically come in...More

Thank Courtney K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is busy and has a great location just feet from the pier. The food was good. Wait staff good. We had a great experience. Tried the mango bango. Deliciously good. Venice pier is worth a walk back and forth too.

Thank MsLinda2017
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My mother lives in Sarasota and we always go to Sharky’s when we visit. Good frozen drinks but I usually get beer. The atmosphere is A+. We always have to wait for a table which is fine by us, we get a drink and sit...More

1  Thank ChzHeadTX
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Questions & Answers
Dan M
14 September 2017|
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Response from JPiKapp | Property representative |
Yes with the exception of October 12
13 April 2017|
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Response from JPiKapp | Property representative |
Not until Mothers Day. We only do reservations in the off season
11 October 2016|
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Response from JPiKapp | Property representative |
We are not permitted for Dog friendly dining currently.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$20
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, View
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1600 Harbor Dr S, Venice, FL 34285-3700
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Venice
  • Phone Number: +1 941-488-1456
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