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Nice pier providing great views of the Venice shoreline

We visited Venice pier and adjacent Venice Beach mid-morning. We found the views from the pier to... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Cleveland, Ohio

Fabulous place to walk and see the sunset! We have visited a few times and the expansive view of... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Narragansett, Rhode Island
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“bait shop”(42 reviews)
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Venice Fishing Pier, 1600 Harbor Dr. S., Venice Island, FL 34285. OPEN DAILY. Fishing License is NOT Required. The Venice Fishing Pier is located at Brohard Park on the south end of the island of Venice, and is owned by the City of Venice. The...more
1600 Harbor Dr S, Venice, FL 34285-3700
+1 941-999-3467
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All reviews fishing pier bait shop great place nice walk catching fish watch the sunset beautiful sunset fun to watch gulf of mexico plenty of parking red tide shark teeth great beach dolphins stroll sharkeys catches
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We visited Venice pier and adjacent Venice Beach mid-morning. We found the views from the pier to be most inviting.

Thank bfg1943
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Fabulous place to walk and see the sunset! We have visited a few times and the expansive view of the ocean is always beautiful. And of course, it has been different every time we have been there. It is a favorite place for us!

Thank michelewave04
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been here many times and no matter who I bring, they always have an enjoyable experience. There are always fishing and sea birds to watch. Walk to the end of the pier and bring your camera, you won’t be disappointed.

Thank Melcynth
Reviewed 14 October 2018 via mobile

Just a nice, well maintained pier to take a leisurely night stroll. Even better that there is a great place to grab a bite or drink at the beginning of it. Just drink before you get on the pier. (No alcohol allowed)

Thank armymomma23
Reviewed 12 October 2018

Great fishing pier or you can just take a walk on the pier and take in the views, watch the sunset or check out the fish being caught!

Thank drrizzo7
Reviewed 3 October 2018

They have all you need there and it is free admission to the pier if you don't want to fish. Such a great beach and such an easy going atmosphere.

Thank aws68
Reviewed 22 September 2018

Definitely worth to have a look, nice views over the coastal line and to make a nice walk during sun set.

Thank DOBA_83
Reviewed 19 September 2018 via mobile

The family really enjoyed Venice beach the water was lovely and the kids found old sharks teeth in the sand

Thank Frank V
Reviewed 10 September 2018

Good spot for a sunset, Great places to eat nearby and about 1.5 miles to downtown Venice Fl. Beaches are near by also.

Thank seancQ5943NN
Reviewed 8 September 2018

Good long pier and close to Sharky's restaurant --- good for fishing and the grandkids love walking way out over the water to watch fish and fishermen, etc.

Thank manos6232
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22 May 2018|
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Response from amarion3 | Reviewed this property |
You are able to rent gear on the pier but depending on how much fishing/how many days/people you may want to bring your own. I also felt like bait prices were a bit high.
28 July 2017|
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Response from seancQ5943NN | Reviewed this property |
No but you can see the dog beach from the pier so it’s close by
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4 November 2016|
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Response from seancQ5943NN | Reviewed this property |
There are charters that leave close to the Venice jetty but if you don’t catch anything you can go to the crows nest at eat there