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Cafe Venice Restaurant and Wine Bar

116 W Venice Ave, Venice, FL 34285-1929
+1 941-484-1855
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Overview
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good28%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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CUISINES
American, Cafe, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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LOCATION
116 W Venice Ave, Venice, FL 34285-1929
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1 - 10 of 642 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago

Would not recommend this restaurant, there are lots of much better restaurants in Venice. The hostess was very blunt and quite rude. She spent much of her time gossiping with her friends who were sitting in the window. There was no welcome and despite boasting...More

1  Thank RWCV
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

First off, I have to admit we did not eat here. Our visit to Venice Beach was a bit unconventional due to the water conditions so our eating schedule was all over the place. The first night we stopped at this cute cafe it was...More

Thank Floridajosie
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Consistently good food and good service. Good variety on the menu. Very comfortable surroundings. A local favorite.

Thank Rlwclark
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food is not the best, and for the price there are much better places on the island. The parking is very difficult and the new location is difficult to find and dark. Outside seating is in a walkway and not pleasant.More

Thank rangermikec
kay k, Owner at Cafe Venice Restaurant and Wine Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We are sorry you had a difficult time finding parking. There are many parking options down town including the large centennial parking lot. Our new location is still under construction but when its complete it will have a lot of new features including a larger...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We have visited this restaurant periodically over the past decade. Originally, we really enjoyed this place—quality food, service and atmosphere. The service and the atmosphere are still fine, but all four of us were incredibly disappointed with what we ate. The veal medallions were tough...More

Thank Suomi-J
kay k, Owner at Cafe Venice Restaurant and Wine Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We are sorry you didn't have a good experience this visit. We try very hard to be consistent with our food and we usually do a good job of that. We really hope you come back and try us again.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I’ll start by saying the service was great. The food...not impressed by taste or presentation. I had the salmon and the sauce was way too heavy and thick. Green beans were mushy. Butternut squash was listed as scalloped with Brie ..it was a mound of...More

Thank bvc314
kay k, Owner at Cafe Venice Restaurant and Wine Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We are so sorry you were disappointed in your meal. The salmon entrée is one of most popular items we offer as people usually love it. We value all of our customers onions and we appreciate the locals that come to dine with us time...More

Reviewed 11 July 2018 via mobile

We stopped at this restaurant for lunch. We appreciated that they were open at an off hour in the afternoon and were still serving lunch after 2:30. Had a very good blackened mahi mahi sandwich which was very tasty. My husband enjoyed his wrap but...More

Thank dudoldve
Reviewed 1 July 2018 via mobile

We are snowbirds and always dine at Venice Cafe. Great food, reasonably priced. Summer and early bird menus and monthly wine pairing dinners. Friendly staff. Locals are regulars at the bar. Regular music. Casual. Outdoor seating is an option. During season, better make reservations!

Thank mak19552016
Reviewed 19 June 2018

I just ate here on Friday night 6/15/18. I had the salmon with dill sauce, and it was scrumptious. The basil lemonade martini was soooo good, but I only had one. Would have had two if I hadn't been the driver. Our waitress was friendly...More

Thank VinceyDog
Reviewed 9 June 2018 via mobile

Everyone at Cafe Venice are great! Food is excellent a d owners are very friendly. Lunch is great. Dinner specials are awesome.

Thank AllenMedia
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$18 - US$33
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
16:30 - 21:00
Monday
11:30 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 21:00
Thursday
11:30 - 21:00
Friday
11:30 - 21:00
Saturday
11:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 116 W Venice Ave, Venice, FL 34285-1929
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Venice
  • Phone Number: +1 941-484-1855
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Description
We are a small, intimate bistro-style restaurant featuring an exquisite menu with American Cuisine with an elegant flaire paired with a fine wine selection. Enjoy your dinner dining experience of white linen table cloths inside, as well as our Florida Casual environment and take pleasure in the best service in town.
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