There’s nothing quite like eating at home, but cooking every night of the week can be exhausting! Fortunately, there are scores of great local restaurants in Venice that offer special takeout deals on a regular basis. These family friendly meal deals will have you and your frugal friends chowing down with abandon at a much more affordable price.

Family Meal Deals in Venice

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Whether you’re looking for inexpensive appetizers and small plates, or find larger entrees priced for the budget-conscious diner, these family-friendly restaurant discounts will keep everyone fed without breaking the bank. No matter your budget or food preferences, chances are there’s a good deal around town that caters to your wallet and appetite alike. Keep reading to learn about our favorite family friendly dining deals in town! Bookmark this page or pin it to Pinterest so that you can find it easily!

Gold Rush BBQ

661 Tamiami Trl S, Venice, FL 34285
(941) 483-3137

Gold Rush is known for their awesome all you can eat BBQ specials during the week, but did you know you can also grab their BBQ meats by the pound? Ribs, BBQ Chicken, Pork, Brisket… and then you can add side dishes by the pint or quart! They have a convenient take out window to drive up and grab your meal, or you can have it delivered through one of the many delivery apps.

Rib City Venice

4187 Tamiami Trl S, Venice, FL 34293
(941) 408-7505

Rib City offers a wide range of BBQ Packs for families that are served with choice of two sides: BBQ Beans, cole slaw, green beans or Mac & Cheese. They are currently open from 11 am to 8 pm at their location just south of Jacaranda on Tamiami Trail in the Publix plaza. Call 941-408-7505 to place your takeout or curbside carryout order!

Metro Diner Venice

2053 Tamiami Trl S, Venice, FL 34293
(941) 451-2832

Metro Diner offers ‘Family Packs’ in addition to their regular menu. You can order through Uber Eats, Door Dash, online at or call your order in for curbside pickup. Each meal is intended to serve 4:

  • Fried Chicken & Waffles – $44 – served with strawberry butter and sweet & spicy syrup
  • The Bissell Platter – $39 – Pancakes, Scrambled Eggs, Bacon, Toast and choice of hashbrowns or grits.
  • Chicken Biscuits – $29 – served with seasoned fries or grits
  • Fried Chicken Tenders – $29 – served with fries and choice of coleslaw or macaroni & cheese
  • Iron City Meatloaf – $35 – served with brown gravy, mashed potatoes and green beans
  • Roasted Turkey – $35 – served with cranberry sauce, cornbread stuffing, mashed potatoes and green beans
  • Fried Chicken – $39 – served with sweet & spicy syrup, mashed potatoes and green beans.
  • Boneless Wings – $39 – 48 boneless wings tossed in choice of sauce: Buffalo, Spicy Buffalo, Spicy Honey, Teriyaki Spicy Honey or Mango Habanero. served with ranch or blue cheese, celery sticks and choice of french fries, cole slaw or macaroni & cheese.
  • Family Size Salads Also Available for $12


1693 U.S. 41 Bypass South, Unit B, Venice, FL, 34293
(941) 837-2631

New to Venice, Crave has locations all over the United States. They have a nice menu filled with various BBQ favorites as well as hot dogs and other bar food staples. The Family Meals are a great value and they also offer kids eat free on Wednesday!

  • Taco Pack – $24.95 – Choice of Pulled Chicken or Pulled Pork, comes with 8 tortillas, tomato, onion, cheddar cheese and jalapeno.
  • Sandwich Pack – $35.95 – 4 Pulled Pork or Pulled Chicken sandwiches topped with pickles & BBQ Sauce. Served with Coleslaw, Baked Beans, Mac N Cheese and Cornbread
  • BBQ Meal – $23.45 – Choice of Pulled Pork or Pulled Chicken and your choice of BBQ sauce. Served with Mac N Cheese, Coleslaw and Cornbread

Cafe Evergreen

Every Thursday is Family Night at Cafe Evergreen! Healthy, delicious meals at a great price!

There are also Family Bundles at our local national chain restaurants such as:

  • Applebees
  • Chili’s
  • Outback Steakhouse
  • Bonefish Grill
  • Cracker Barrell

Keep Watching This Post for MORE Bundles to be added!

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