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1185 US Highway 41 Byp S, Venice, FL 34285-5540
+1 941-497-5249
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11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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98 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 243 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My wife and I tried this place based upon the review someone posted from July 2016. Normally we have always gone to Mi Pueblo, but during season, this can mean you're waiting for a while unless you get it to go. On a Saturday night, it was nearly empty. That's the first warning sign......but knowing there was a 20 minute... More 

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Thank defore4735
Englewood, Florida
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40 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

When this restaurant first opened down in the shopping center where Franks Theaters are located. We discovered it and really liked the food and the service. We used to go there weekly for lunch. Our favorite dish was the tortilla soup. We were not surprised when it moved to a new larger location. The first time we went there, the... More 

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Thank royvanhorn
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

My husband and I stopped in for an early dinner and were impressed from start to finish. The gentleman waiting on us and running the place went above and beyond and was very friendly! The salsa was to die for. I had the "pineapple on the Rocks" it had a good presentation and was very tasty, my husband ordered the... More 

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Thank Trespondek
Knoxville, Tennessee
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

The service was really good, but there is where the good stopped. My wife order their two for one drink special and it had to be the worst margaritas she's ever had, the sever said it all just premixed, it tasted like they only poured sweet and sour over ice. The tortilla chips are thick and tasted burned, the highlight... More 

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1 Thank william g
Rotonda West, Florida
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16 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

The food was great and service was great. Enjoyed Texas fajitas and ceviche. All homemade and plenty to eat at fair prices.

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Thank vicjeannie
Kilauea
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72 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

Chicano's is doing well in their new location. They added a brunch and it's a nice one. The service is friendly and the Mexican Cusine is authentic. The room is a little dark in my opinion but it is comfortable. Good salsa and homemade chips. Taste combination dishes.

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Thank charkee
Venice, Florida
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28 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016

A very nice family owned restaurant. We have been to many of the Mexican restaurants in Venice and Sarasota over the years. My wife and I feel strongly that this is the best of them all. We often stop for lunch and bring friends and relatives for dinner. Excellent specials. Isel is the owner and the chef and a great... More 

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Thank jeff4jojo
Venice, Florida
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76 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2016 via mobile

The only thing good about this place is the salsa, everything else is poor. The server was rude, unhelpful, and really didn't serve. We started out asking what kind of tequila they had, and her response was for us to go the the bar and check for ourselves. As we ordered and as the food came, she never cleared a... More 

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Thank BBVeniceFL
Venice, Florida
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92 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2016

We decided to try Chicanos last night as we had not had any good Mexican food since moving here a couple of months ago. We are still looking. Neither my husband nor I liked our meals. First of all the chips and salsa were pretty bad. The chips were cold, not terribly fresh and they offered a VERY small amount... More 

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Thank kimocat
Englewood, Florida
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529 reviews
505 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1,555 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016

Glad to notice that other reviewers seem to feel the same way. I met a friend here for lunch today. Place was empty, that's not a good sign to begin with...Now I know why! The BURRITO SUPREME sounded so good, I ordered it from the dinner menu, because it included Guacamole, while the lunch version, which was a few dollars... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1185 US Highway 41 Byp S, Venice, FL 34285-5540
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Venice
  • Phone Number: +1 941-497-5249

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?