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Gold Rush BBQ

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661 Tamiami Trl, Venice, FL 34285-3237
+1 941-483-3137
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11:00 - 21:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

The Apple harvest spare ribs, Mac n cheese and apple sauce were awesome! Corn bread was also very good. Will definitely be back.

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Thank Bill F
Middleburg, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

We stopped here with a group of 6 adults after hunting shark teeth. Prices were very reasonable, beer was really cheap. Food was serviced quickly and tasted good. Would highly recommend.

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Thank Angie S
Cape Cod , Ma
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We usually are not big on BBQ places but this was great. The staff was extremely helpful and offered great suggestions. The ribs were tender and flavorful. Everything was very fresh.

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Thank BassRiver
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The foods here is decent. The wait staff is friendly and the prices are moderate for the quality of food.

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Thank Tricia B
Sarasota, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Gold Rush is the best Barbecue Restaurant in Venice, Fl in my opinion. Especially good are their ribs and turkey leg. We have been eating there for almost fifteen years and have had a good meal eatery single time. Their wait staff is efficient, parking is abundant, and friendliness is never in question. They have a wide variety of side... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Always excellent food and superb service. The sauce variety is awesome, make sure to try fried chicken Wednesdays and the spicy sauce. Ribs are always great!!

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Thank Rob M
Lake City
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Ordered to go. Food came out fairly quick waitress had a great personality & made double sure everything was there. Ordered a pork sandwich w/fries, food was good & hot & the portions were huge. Guarantee you won't be hungry after eating there !!

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Thank ACMILTON
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great, cowboy authentic meals. Ribs, chicken, catfish, cornbread and more. Bring the family and pan for a great meal.

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Thank Rosemary S
Venice
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great food served up in a metal pan makes for an informal and fun atmosphere. The staff is very friendly and work together so there is always someone to answer a question or grab you another drink. All the BBQ is delicious and the sides are so very good! And did I mention the corn bread? Yummy!

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Thank Sandra M
State College, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Food was fantastic. Best BBQ that we had in a long time. Great service. The owner and wait staff were there for their customers! Lunch specials can't be beat.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$6 - US$22
Cuisine
American, Barbecue
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Parking Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 21:00
Saturday
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 661 Tamiami Trl, Venice, FL 34285-3237
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Venice
  • Phone Number: +1 941-483-3137
Description
Gold Rush BBQ is a family own and operated restaurant located in Venice Florida for 15 years. Each year we have been voted best BBQ in Venice. We offer Ribs, Chicken, Steak, Sandwiches and Fresh Seafood. Dine in , Carry out and catering is available. Hope to see you soon !

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