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Venetian Hot Plate

232 Beach Ave, Port Aransas, TX 78373-5312
+1 361-749-7617
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good21%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“tiramisu” (12 reviews)
“pasta” (35 reviews)
“misto mare” (9 reviews)
Open Now
17:00 - 21:00 Hours
Italian, Seafood
232 Beach Ave, Port Aransas, TX 78373-5312
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Reviewed 22 August 2017

We usually head down to Port A about 4 times a year. I was told my many that Venetion Hot Plate was execptional. This time we made reservations and had dinner there. I was a little hesitant because I am not a big fan of...More

Thank Garrett T
Reviewed 21 August 2017

I used to visit Port A every year. And every time I'd visit, I'd always have one night out for dinner at the Venetian Hot Plate. Unfortunately, I haven't been able to get down to the area for quite some time due to work, other...More

Thank G-Fergs
Reviewed 16 August 2017

Great food & pleasant , but slow, service. Everything is prepared fresh & done for the order. No pre-made foods ! That's why the wait was long. The restaurant was quite nice & I will plan on returning.

Thank alycebeard
Reviewed 15 August 2017

We had a wonderful experience at Venetian Hot Plate, on our last trip to Port A. We called ahead for reservations (highly recommend), and they were able to accommodate our party of 10. Great food, great service and a fun time was had by all!

Thank yaqui316
Reviewed 11 August 2017

The restaurant is unassuming from the outside and is located across from the Port Aransas High School. We had a party size of eight so we ordered a variety of entrees. The food was very, very good. The service was great. The menu has a...More

Thank tracy f
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

Finding an above average restaurant in a touristy beach town (Port Aransas) in summer isn't easy, but this place works. It's not cheap, but it's reasonable for a night out. We had two families of four, all children between 14 and 11 years old, so...More

Thank 2fromTX
Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

What a great place. Food and service both excellent. Paul our server too fantastic care of us. Had a hard time deciding on what to eat because everything sound so good. A must try when in Port A.

Thank Sharon L
Reviewed 20 July 2017

We love to go here for special occasions. The variety and quality of dishes is great. Intimate atmosphere with quiet attention to their customers.

Thank Paula S
Reviewed 13 July 2017

A strange name but good food. The menu is extensive, and the prices are not out of site. My wife had the veal which was excellent, and I the Pasta marinara. The sauce was great. Service was slow.

Thank MarineAustin
Reviewed 13 July 2017

This is my first time in Port Aransas and coming from Austin I'm not used to all food options disappearing at 10. I called into Venetian Hot Plate at 9:25 feeling so guilty about asking for an order to go. They receptionist was nice about...More

Thank tryingtotravel90
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Questions & Answers
16 June 2016|
Response from tahoequeen21 | Reviewed this property |
Sunday and Monday.
15 June 2016|
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Response from Yokum | Reviewed this property |
Don't know either but I believe he was trained by Linda's husband who was the original chef before he passed away. Same amazing food.... As long as Linda (owner from Italy) is there.. The food will always be great!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 232 Beach Ave, Port Aransas, TX 78373-5312
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Port Aransas
  • Phone Number: +1 361-749-7617
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