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Best Gift and Specialty Shops in Venice, Florida
Oct 22

The 9 Best Venice, Florida Gift and Specialty Shops

Shopping, don't we all love it! The experience and the joy of finding and owning something new, it acquires an altogether different meaning when done on a vacation. Vacation shopping is not only the hunt for the perfect everyday outfit or gadget for the house. It's a search for just the right item(s) to commemorate your trip.

When looking for an excellent place to shop as a tourist, it can sometimes be a little daunting.  Searching for the best gift shops in Venice, FL is no different. How do you tell the tourist traps from the quaint retail stores that contain hidden treasure just waiting to be discovered? If you are preparing to take a trip to this fun-filled gulf side area, known primarily for its sandy white beaches, there's a good chance you'll be wanting to do a little shopping while you are here.

To find the best gift shops in Venice, Florida, we decided to help you out by doing a little digging of our own. After careful consideration as well as reading some third-party reviews that we’ve included, we’ve put together a list of the best souvenir shops in Venice, FL. And don’t worry if your hubby isn’t keen on shopping; you can drop him off at one of Venice, Florida’s 10 Best Public Golf Courses or let him loose among those who flock this happy seaside city for shark tooth hunting.

Some of these you may prefer to think of as novelty or specialty shops, and that’s ok with us. We hope in the end; you will be able to spend more time shopping than searching where to shop.

Artisans Venice

203 W Venice Ave

Venice, FL 34285

Phone Number (941) 488-8666

Artisans Venice, Venice, Florida

“Great Service, amazing items, and at such an amazing price point! Prides themselves in carrying USA-made merchandise — or even local artists!!”

Artisans Venice is a pleasant gift shop that deals in beautiful and unique jewelry, artwork, and a variety of home décor and gifts — including the works of local artists.

Coppola Artistica

225 Miami Ave West

Venice, FL 34285

Phone Number (941) 484-8739

Coppola Artistica, Venice, Floriad

“Genuine Italian handmade articles, with personable Giuseppe at the counter…”

Coppola boasts a large collection of hand-crafted, lead-free, dishwasher-safe, authentic Italian ceramics. The prices are competitive and won’t burn a hole in your pocket. And even if you don’t wish to buy anything, you can still skim through this little piece of Italy.

Fraser's Island Gift Nook

227 West Venice Ave

Venice, FL 34285

Phone number (941) 488-6161

Fraser's Island Gift Nook, Venice, Florida

“Fraser's Island Gift Nook is a gem in the downtown area of historic Venice, Florida. Right in the heart of great restaurants, shops, and just a short walk to the beach…”

Reasonably-priced items with a wide variety of stock including Vera Bradley, jewelry, coastal decor, and gifts for the person who has everything.

Orchid Envy

339 West Venice Ave

Venice, FL 34285

Phone Number (941) 485-1122

Orchid Envy, Venice, Florida

“Awesome folks! Best selection on the West Coast of Florida!! Love love love them!!”

This shop is also featured in Must See Sarasota. Orchid Envy does more than its name lets on. In addition to high-quality orchids and other exotic plants, they also sell products and goods made locally that include jewelry, art, pottery and custom furniture.

Sea Pleasures & Treasures

255 West Venice Ave

Venice, FL 34285

Phone number (941) 488-3510

Sea Pleasures & Treasures, Venice, Florida

“Maybe it's the nostalgia, but I really enjoy visiting this establishment. It's basically a classic Florida beach gift shop still in full swing. Sea shells, sharks teeth, croc heads… “

More along the lines of a typical tourist souvenir store. Every kind of trinket you could ever need, for any occasion. From spoons to shark teeth (an area specialty) and all things in-between, you will find something for all the collectors in your life.

Sirene' Coastal Interiors

237 West Venice Ave

Venice, FL 34285

Phone number (941) 488-3830

Sirene' Coastal Interiors, Venice, Florida

“Mermaid heaven! If you love mermaids, this is the shop for you. There were so many really pretty items in this store, the majority mermaid-themed.”

Whether you are just moving to the area and are ready to decorate, or you wish to take a little of the beach cottage feel home with you, check out Sirene' Coastal Interiors. 

Tiki Tyme

1831 Tamiami Trail South

Venice, FL 34293

Phone Number (941) 416-6505

Sirene' Coastal Interiors, Venice, Florida

“Really neat island gift shop. Has something for everyone and the owner is so bubbly and friendly she makes everyone’s day better.”

Are you ready for the beach but your wardrobe isn’t? Did you make it to Florida but your luggage didn’t? These people have you covered. They offer a wide variety of beachwear and accessories plus suntan products. Once you’ve baked yourself in the sun long enough, go back and check out their enticing gift items, and of course, the "famous coconut postcards!"

Venice Olive Oil Co

101 W Venice Ave Suite 5

Venice, FL 34285

(941) 483-4200

Venice Olive Oil Co, Venice, Florida

“Vast flavors of the olive oils and the vinegars was fantastic, and definitely one of the largest selections I've seen before.”

Ok, so not exactly a traditional souvenir shop, but if you are a cooking aficionado, you should definitely check it out! The shop offers a large variety of extra virgin olive oils, balsamic vinegar, and other fine products. Not sure which one you’ll like best?  No problem, you can sample them and decide from a first-hand experience.

Venice Trading Company

211 Miami Ave W

(941) 786-9132

Venice Trading Company, Venice, Florida

“We truly enjoyed our visit to the store and plan on continuing our future purchases via their website!”

Get ready to delight in an ever-flowing supply of original products from local artists and Fair-Trade items. Whether you are looking for jewelry or housewares, you’ll find something you love right here.

Happy Shopping!

And there you have it.  A carefully cultivated and compiled list of the best Souvenir and Specialty Shops Venice, FL has to offer. 

No matter what kind of memory you are seeking to take home with you, one of the stores on this list should help you find just the right item.  And, once discovered, you'll have a little (or not so little) piece of Venice to treasure for years to come.

If you are visiting Venice, FL with your family and kids, besides exploring this assortment of souvenir and specialty shops, you might also want to check out these 9 Awesome Things to Do with Kids in Venice, FL.