Finding The Best Burger in Venice, Florida

You’ve traveled to Venice, Florida and you’re hungry. You want to find the best burger in town, so you start googling “best burgers near me.” Well, you’re in luck! After living in your vacation for the last 8+ years, we have been all over and have tried many of the most loved, and have our own list of the best burgers in Venice, FL.

On The Hunt For The Best Burger in Venice

Your stomach is rumbling and you’re craving something savory. It’s the perfect time to find your favorite burger joint in Venice, Florida! And, with so many choices to choose from, you might need a little help narrowing it down. There are a lot of burger joints in Venice, Florida. Each has their own pros and cons. This post will help you find the best burgers in town.

Where Do You Go For The Best Burger in Venice?

There are countless factors that make for the perfect burger; fresh, quality meat; expertly grilled buns; and the right toppings. To help you find the best burgers in Venice Florida, here is my personal list of restaurants in Venice that serve up some of the best burgers around (in no particular order). They’ve all earned their place on this list based on taste, value, and atmosphere.

Off The Wagon Brewery and Kitchen

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BYOB at Off The Wagon

2107 S Tamiami Trail, Venice, FL 34293

Out of all the burger joints in Venice, Florida, there is one that stands out from the rest, consistently voted year after year in our community group for having the BEST burger in Venice. That would be Off The Wagon. Aside from having some of the best burgers in town, they also have a wide variety of toppings for your burger to choose from. But what really makes them stand out, in my opinion, is the delicious beer cheese sauce when it’s paired with a pretzel bun.

Cote France

218 Tampa Ave W, Venice, FL 34285

The French burger at Cote France is probably one of the best bites that I’ve had here in town. This is a specialty crafted burger with truffle oil and brie with lettuce and tomato on a sesame seed bun. This is the kind of burger that haunts your dreams because you simply need to taste it again!

French Burger at Cote France

Brew Burgers

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Maddie B at Brew Burgers

370 Commercial Ct, Venice, FL

Everyone loves Brew Burgers, after all, the name suggests that burgers is their main game! They definitely have a lot to choose from whether it’s a plain ol’ burger or one of their signature burgers that will take your breath away. Jason typically goes for the Alpine burger, which has mushrooms and swiss cheese. As for me, I tend to build my own but my brother swears by The “Maddy B.” This insane burger is topped with bacon and herb cheese and served between two grilled cheese sandwiches as the bun. This is only one of 6 monster burgers on the menu. You’ve got to try them all!

Cafe Evergreen

801 S Tamiami Trail, Nokomis, FL 34275

Slightly over the border into Nokomis is the wonderful Cafe Evergreen. Known for its vegetarian and healthy eating options, they also have phenomenal burgers. Jason loves the lamb burger, made in-house with fresh herbs, shallots and garlic and topped with a yogurt and dill sauce. I am quite partial to the bison burger, which is also made in-house with feta cheese, roasted red peppers, red onions and fresh herbs. Both are always cooked perfectly and have well-rounded flavors.

Bison Burger at Cafe Evergreen

Chaz 51

549 US-41 BYP, Venice, FL 34285

It may not be a traditional burger, but when I’m trying to watch my carbs, it’s the perfect low-carb burger in Venice. The sizzling naked burger is served in a cast iron skillet with sauteed onions, mushrooms and cherry peppers without a bun. It’s now made with the plant-based impossible meat. If you’re looking for a more traditional burger, that is also on the menu.

Blu Island Bistro

bistro burger at blu island bistro

625 S Tamiami Trail, Venice, FL 34285

Blu Island Bistro has an ever changing Bistro Burger that always knocks it out of the park. One of my favorite burgers that they put together was an Angus patty with Boar’s Head Fried Ham, Fried Pickles, Arugula, Fresh Tomatoes and Honey Mustard on a Brioche Bun. It’s the kind of burger you either need silverware or a big mouth to eat! It was absolutely divine and I recommend getting their iced tea special of the day to go with it.

Where Are The Burger Specials in Venice, Florida?

There are a number of places that offer Burger Specials in Venice.

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  • Hotel Venezia – Burger Thursday – $3 Burgers from 4-9PM with happy hour from 4-6 PM and $12 draft pitchers during NFL live games.
  • Snowbirds Grill – Burger Monday, $9 Burgers all day includes a signature side.
  • Prime Serious Steak – Sunday Burger Brunch from noon til 4. Burgers range from $12 to $15 and include crazy combinations like the Donut Bacon Cheeseburger (Signature Steakburger with American Cheese and Bacon served on a glazed donut bun) or the Maine-iac (Lobster claw meat, red pepper aioli and crunchy cole slaw.) They also have a Build-Your-Own Bloody Mary Bar!
  • Wally’s Pour House – 1/2 lb Burger with Bacon, Lettuce and Tomato with a side of Fries for only $9.
  • Norma Jeans Bar and Grill – Buy a beverage and get a burger for only $5
  • Shamrock Cafe – Tuesday Night features a Chef Burger Special
  • Food + Beer – Monday: Cheeseburger and Fries for $5.99

What Are People Saying About Burgers in Venice, FL?

“We just came home from Off The Wagon in Venice. All I can say is the food was amazing. Best burger I’ve had in a long time.”

Does pineapple belong on a burger? Absolutely! Check out this HARBOUR ISLAND BAHAMA MAMA BURGER! An 8oz burger topped with a pineapple slice, mozzarella cheese and mild teriyaki. Served on a toasted Brioche bun with lettuce and tomato. So much flavor! … Another excellent visit to Pop’s! — at Pop’s Sunset Grill.
-Skip R

“I read here that the burger at Cote France was the best in Venice. Well, that’s NO LIE!” – Ed K

Burgundy Square Cafe, delicious burger, bacon, blue cheese and the fabulous fries.” – Leigh L

“Whoever posted about the burgers at Côtè France the other day – THANK YOU!!!! That is one yummy meal! 😋” -Karissa F

‘Stopped for lunch at Snowbirds Grill. Daily specials, and today’s was Burger Monday. My better half ordered the bacon blue burger, while I tried the Pitts burger. Both were yummy. My burger was so stuffed I didn’t try to add any condiments! And so delicious I didn’t need any.”

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