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Garden Party Cafe

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Venice Art Center, 390 Nokomis Avenue S, Venice, FL
11:00 - 14:00
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Venice, Florida
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116 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 June 2016

The restaurant is over priced, lacks quality and the service is ok. For less money and a better selection I would recommend trying just about anywhere else.

Thank gregory5220
Venice, Florida
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53 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 January 2016

This is a nice place to eat after touring the art galleries or taking a class at Venice Art Center. The new owners are from Italy and everything they serve has an Italian flair. Salads and desserts are wonderful.

Thank Kathleen M
Penfield, New York
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 April 2013

The best. Food ever. Tastes just like Italy... Light, fresh and authentic. Both indoor and outdoor seating. Reservations important in high season. A little pricey, but worth every cent. This is not a spaghetti house, but gourmet Italian dining.... Delist

Thank maryanne32
Sarasota, Florida
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62 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 March 2012

Think one table taken and we had to wait several minutes before hostess/waitress surfaced to seat us. A few minutes later she arrived at our table to take our order and asked us, in disbelief, "didn't you bring menus?" Food was very bland; a chicken salad sandwich was 2 slices of dry toast and a scoop of chicken salad -... More 

Thank MadagascarJoan
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 April 2010

Have been here for lunch twice and each time the food and service are excellent! You are surrounded by works of art as well giving it a peaceful ambience - unfortunately we arrived one time after 2 pm not realizing that they close at 2 and were disappointed to have to find another place for lunch - it definitely is... More 

Thank daphne77

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Open Hours
11:00 - 14:00
11:00 - 14:00
11:00 - 14:00
11:00 - 14:00
11:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Venice Art Center, 390 Nokomis Avenue S, Venice, FL
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Venice

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?