Guide to Food Trucks in Venice, Florida

It used to be that food served from a truck was considered taboo, often called a “Roach Coach” with basic foods for workers on the go. Today, food trucks are dominating our hearts and our stomachs as they come out with incredible flavors and foods to rival the top restaurants in our area. When you are hunting for Food Trucks in Venice, Florida, it can take some hunting. Let’s check out all the cool trucks that made it past all these crazy regulations to bring us some incredible food! (Hint: You probably should pin this, or at least bookmark this.)

Food Trucks in Venice, Florida

While we do have a large number of restaurants that are offering takeout, delivery and curbside carryout, there is another Foodie scene in town! Our local food truck owners are resilient and more determined than ever to carve out their success in our little slice of paradise. From knock your socks off pizza to locally made sausages, authentic lobster rolls to killer BBQ, these food trucks are serving up food that leaves you craving another bite.

Sausage Express

Sausage Express Venice Fl Food Trucks

Sausage Express serves up that grilled comfort food at an affordable price. Sausages made locally at Papa’s Meat Market, their sausage sandwiches are what they are most known for. However, they have a full menu including burgers, hot dogs, cheesesteak, Reubens, salads, and more. Check out their Facebook page for their up-to-date schedule and specials.

The Maine Menu

With a long history of serving the Venice Community through their sister brick and mortar location, Burgundy Square, The Maine Menu takes their infamous, award winning lobster roll to the streets! Upholding her father’s legacy, Briana Cyr parks The Maine Menu at 1836 S Tamiami Trail in Venice, in front of Always on Occasion Florist. You can call ahead to place your order, 941-303-9300.

Ceyer’s Taqueria

If you’re looking for authentic Mexican street tacos and other food cravings, this is the spot to hit. While they mostly park at the Gulf gas station in South Venice, they do occasionally move to other locations and their hours of operation can vary. Check out their Facebook page for their current schedule.

GitChewSum BBQ

Git Chew Sum BBQ started as cooking for coworkers and friends, A local Venice family serving up competition-level BBQ to the locals. The hours and location can vary, so check out their Facebook page for their upcoming locations, hours and specials. Call (941) 915-2662 or to place your order!

Schedule for June: Our food truck hours are 11-2pm Mon- Fri.

* Mon – Thu The Elks Lodge @ 1021 Discovery Way, which is directly off of Knights Trail.
* Tue -Thu – directly next to Cools Sporting Goods on US-41.
* Wed – 702 Commerce Dr (next to the 7-eleven on Jacaranda just past I-75)

Sharky’s Snack Shack

Sharky's Snack Shack in Venice FL serving up fish tacos, frozen drinks and more

Sharky’s on the Pier has opened Sharky’s Snack Shack! This bright blue Food Truck has a bunch of delicious offerings including fish & chips, fried shrimp, fried grouper sandwiches and more. Prices range from $10-$18 with assorted beers and non-alcoholic beverages available. They currently park at

Featuring a new menu – featuring a few fan-favorite BBQ items from their sister restaurant, Snook Haven Restaurant, in addition to amazing specials:

  • Tuesday: Get discounts on all Tacos from the special Taco Tuesday menu!
  • Saturday: Get $2 off the famous Frozen Drinks! Pina Colada, Mango Bango & Bait Bucket Margarita.
  • Seafood Sunday: Get discounts on Fish Fry items, featuring Cod Fish ‘N Chips & Fried Shrimp.

Open Tuesday-Sunday from 12 to 7 PM, weather permitting.

Click here to see the Snack Shack’s Main Menu & Taco Tuesday Menu


This is one of the new trucks on the block that has taken the area by storm. With Puerto Rican and Latin inspired dishes, this is the comfort food we have been waiting for. Currently, they are located at 1011 s. Tamiami Trail in Nokomis and their hours can vary. For the most up to date information, you can follow them on their Facebook page. Their full menu is posted on their website:

Other Local Food Trucks Include:

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