Joe Brawer, General Manager


Joe had recently joined the Pops team as General Manager. A Florida native, he has over 20 years of food service experience. Joe is a valuable addition to our family and continues to

oversee Pop's day to day operations.

Management and Staff​

Kristin Morris,
Assistant Operations Manager


Kristin comes to Pops with over 20 years experience in the Food and Beverage industry.  She relocated to Florida from northern Pennsylvania and is a welcome addition to Pop's!

Dave Lucas, Manager of Business Affairs


Dave joined Pop's in 2007, kicking off his corporate shoes and putting on a pair of flip flops. With years of food and beverage experience, he has been instrumental in Pop's continued growth and staff development.

Donna Peart, Guest Services Manager


Donna joins us from her native Jamaica and has spent the last 25 years in Resort and Restaurant management. Donna gets personal gratification from seeing satisfied customers  "I am here to ensure that everyone has a great experience" so make sure you stop by and say "hi!"

Pop's has been in operation for over 30 years, in what was originally Urbaneks Fish House and Pop's Tropigrill Restaurant. Since then, Pop's Sunset Grill has grown to become one of the most popular restaurants and night spots in the Venice area. We also believe that our success is firmly tied to the dedication and commitment from our managers and employees.

Hours of Operation

Our team is always at your disposal. If there is anything we can do to make your experience with us more enjoyable, please ask for one of our managers.

Mandy Derby, Assistant Manager


Mandy came to Pops in 2002 and looks after our busy kitchen. She also takes care of staff training and purchasing. Mandy originally hails from outside Boston and lives in the Venice area.

Sun - Fri 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Bars “a little later”
Closed Thanksgiving 
and Christmas Day

Steve Palmietto, Bar Manager


Steve joined Pops Sunset Grill prior to the purchase in 2001 and is a familiar face to many of our guests. As the Bar Manager, Steve keeps busy with developing Pops special recipes and making sure no one is out of their favorite beverage!

Judy Rogers, Office Manager


A native of Boston, MA, Judy has been a long time resident of Venice. With a strong background in administration and finance, Judy will make sure that we stay focused and well organized!