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The Original Word of Mouth

1740 E Venice Ave, Venice, FL 34292-3192
+1 941-218-6509
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good31%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1740 E Venice Ave, Venice, FL 34292-3192
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After waiting to finally be approached by our waitress, she brought the special board. We barely had it 45 seconds and the hostess came and took it to a table that came in after us! When we told her we had just gotten it, her...More

Thank Jan M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Well my lovely wife and I almost always go to breakfast on a Sunday morning, and often most restaurants are pretty crammed with customers, especially "in season". But this week was out first try at OWOM, and it's is special and has a broad and...More

Thank Dane H
Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

We were hungry after getting the car wash and found this place online. We were seated immediately. Our waitress, Mary, came right over. She seemed to know when we needed things. The foods came out quick and hot. The muffins had lots of fruit. The...More

Thank PattyG12
Reviewed 14 August 2018

This is our 3rd or 4th visit to this great breakfast place. This morning my wife and I love their omelet with great choices. Veggies of your choice, Boston omelet that have spinach, cheese of your choice with potatoes with cut up onions and fresh...More

Thank stevie34289
Reviewed 14 August 2018

Thanks to my friend Janet, I was treated here today and I have to guess it had been close to a year that I had not eaten at this place. Brittany was a cheerful and attentive waitress and we were very pleased with her service....More

6  Thank mamamia70
Reviewed 10 August 2018

Both the Word of Mouth in Venice and in Gulfgate are fantastic. I like the ambiance in Venice a little better but in both places, the food is fantastic. Very good staff and excellent food. I just love their breakfasts and they are fast and...More

Thank tometoyou
Reviewed 7 July 2018 via mobile

Delicious breakfast. Great granola with an excellent yogurt. Delicious Belgium waffle. Great oatmeal. Good cappuccino. We had a great time having breakfast there.

Reviewed 1 July 2018 via mobile

Stopped here on our way north. Everything is delicious and homemade. I had an eggs Benedict with blackened shrimp and bacon. The hollandaise sauce was to die for! And the potatoes, so good. My hubby had the biscuits and gravy. Really good as well. Great...More

Thank JP60506
Reviewed 29 June 2018

Wife and I enjoyed a breakfast that was special because of the quality and amount of food here. We sat in the breezeway and our server was quite friendly. It was a great way to start the day and I imagine I'll start more days...More

Thank Jake F
Reviewed 18 June 2018

I went for the first time with my wife on Father's Day and we had a 30 minute wait and My OH MY, was it worth it. I had the Omelet your way with asparagus, broccoli, turkey sausage and feta cheese and it was delightful....More

Thank rockydogz1
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$14
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, 有泊車位, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
7:30 AM - 2:00 PM
7:30 AM - 2:00 PM
7:30 AM - 2:00 PM
7:30 AM - 2:00 PM
7:30 AM - 2:00 PM
7:30 AM - 2:00 PM
7:30 AM - 2:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1740 E Venice Ave, Venice, FL 34292-3192
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Venice
  • Phone Number: +1 941-218-6509
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Voted Best Breakfast in Sarasota! Fresh quality ingredients every day, Family owned, Hometown service.
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