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Cafe Venice

116 W Venice Ave, Venice, FL 34285-1929
+1 941-484-1855
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good28%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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116 W Venice Ave, Venice, FL 34285-1929
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Reviewed 6 July 2010

My husband wanted a nice dish of veal saltimbocca and we both wanted to try a new restaurant. This is the first time he had been served this dish prepared w/o proiscutto Not what he was expecting. My veal chop was bland and dry. The...More

Thank Honeybunny1950
Reviewed 1 February 2010

I went because of the reviews and was underwhelmed. I think perhaps people in Venice FL have never had real Italian food.

Thank cdmMass
Reviewed 30 January 2010

This is a well managed restaurant with attentive service and excellent food. On this visit, all four of us enjoyed our dinner (which included bread, but not salad) selecting 4 different entrees: salmon, pork, chicken and a seafood pasta medley. The sauces are flavorful, interesting...More

Thank HWtraveler
Reviewed 23 January 2010

I've had a lovely lunch of soup and salad, a delicious dinner of their specialty seafood puffed pastry dish, and an absolutely horrible presentation (with guests) of their seafood pastry dish on another evening with raw,slimy pastry and really smelly seafoood. So inconsistent. Sometimes snooty...More

Thank drglassgolf
Reviewed 16 January 2010

Had a very nice lunch here today. Great chicken salad with pecans and craisins, excellent soup, nice surroundings and very good service. Have been coming to Venice for years - wish I'd tried it sooner.

Thank Peg830
Reviewed 9 November 2009

My husband and I recently moved to the area and decided to see what the city had to offer. We checked out the menu and decided Cafe Venice was definitely a place to try on our list. I think we just found our favorite restaurant...More

Thank MotherOfWill
Reviewed 4 August 2009

This place was highly recommended by some locals. They take reservations, but we walked in and were seated right away. We both had the specials for dinner. Also we tried the Caparese Salad and it was great (we use to live in Naples, Italy and...More

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Reviewed 23 April 2009

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Reviewed 21 February 2009

While shopping in Venice we eat at Cafe Venice. It's always a treat. Michelle, one of the servers, is fun and and very efficient. Enjoy!

Thank kacohio
Reviewed 9 February 2009

I have been to Cafe Venice twice recently and this is definitely one of the best restaurants in Venice. My husband and I travel a lot and dine out regularly and I have to say this place is worth a visit. The flavors blend so...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$18 - US$33
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
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
16:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
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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We are an intimate bistro style restaurant located in the Historic District of Downtown Venice. Our Menu is Continental with a French and Polynesian flair. Don't let the name fool you-this is not an Italian restaurant. Walk or Bike to local shops and beaches and parks. Outside dining is available. Reservations accepted and walk ins welcome. Separate Lunch and Dinner Menu. Casual Fine Dining and Wine Bar (we do offer a full bar). We are very close to Venice Little Theatre now known as Venice Theatre. We are happy to accommodate all Theatre diners. Restaurant and full service catering are available. Lunch 11:30-3:00 (Mon - Sat),Dinner open at 5 (Mon - Sat),Sunday hours are dinner only (SEASONALLY)-call for availability. We serve a smaller menu between 3pm and 5pm outside or at the bar as well.
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