​​WELCOME TO Snook Haven


Experience one of Florida’s most unique restaurants, tucked away on the banks of the Myakka river in a true Old Florida setting. Enjoy your meal in our new dining room, or on the deck while taking in the peaceful view of the river and wildlife. Snook Haven features a delicious Back Woods Smokehouse menu featuring ribs, chicken, pulled pork as well as fresh fish, and shrimp. We have over 30 different beers to choose from, including some of Florida’s own craft beers, and other international favorites.  Snook's outdoor stage is home to a rich history of local live music entertainment. Check out our monthly entertainment calendar to see who is performing. Come out for an afternoon of blues, country, rock music and more!



Monday - Sunday:

11:30am - 8:00pm

​We will be closing at 4:00pm on Thursday, April 14th for the

Meet the Champions party. We apologize for any inconvenience.

Don't miss this year's Meet the Champions event at Snook Haven, Thursday, April 14th from 5 - 8pm kicking off the Suncoast BBQ Bash!

TICKETS $25.  Click HERE to Purchase Today!

5 PM - 6 PM MEET & GREET – Welcoming of our past champions, sponsors, media partners and volunteer committee.
5 PM – 7 PM THE SHAMES - will entertain on the band shell with their “down-home” music repertoire. 
6 PM – 7 PM KID'S COOK-OFF - Teams from the Foundation’s five facilities* will compete. Pitmasters Rub Bagby, Dana Hillis, Chad Ward, Jim Elser and Tommy Harden will assist them. Guest judges will determine the winners. Each team will be given mystery ingredients, tee shirts, a Weber Grill and charcoal. The Pitmasters will supply a recipe and seasoning. 
6 PM – 7 PM CHEF ERIC AND JOHN’S SOON TO BE FAMOUS BUFFET - The buffet will consist of southern style creations. Buffet tickets available in advance or at the event for $ 25 each which will include the buffet and beverage (non premium draft beer or house wine).
7 PM – 8 PM ROASTING OF A PITMASTER – The winners of the Kid’s Cookin' Contest to be announced. Followed by a presentation of this year’s BBQ champion’s special achieve award.

* The Florida Center, Children’s First, Special Olympics, Community Haven and Loveland Center