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“Go see Sally”
Review of Cafe Venice

Cafe Venice
Ranked #16 of 250 Restaurants in Venice
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$18 - US$33
Cuisines: Seafood, Wine Bar
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Good for: Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Dining options: Dinner, After-hours, Breakfast, Lunch, Reservations
Description: 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.
Reviewed 12 October 2017

Sally is the most engaging hostess! We fell into the restaurant, hungry and tired, after a long walk, where she greeted us warmly and made sure our every culinary need was met. We mixed and matched the wedge salad with shrimp and blackened Mahi. It was a perfect lunch. And the best fresh brewed iced tea I've had since home.

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Reviewed 11 October 2017

We had heard about Cafe Venice from someone we met at Venice Theater and decided to stop for lunch. The service was prompt and everyone very nice and helpful. They had a good selection of sandwiches and specials and reasonably priced for the area. Would definitely return.

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kay k, Owner at Cafe Venice, responded to this reviewResponded 20 October 2017

Thank you for the kind review. We hope to see you again soon!

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Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

Cafe Venice is a great place to go for great food in Venice. The staff is great, friendly and knowledgeable and the menu is varied offering something for every taste. On this visit, we were there for lunch. The specials were interesting that day and you do not walk away hungry. The lunch menu includes a wide variety of soups, salads, and sandwiches at reasonable prices. Not this visit, but we have dined there for dinner. The dinner menu is varied offering seafood, pork, lamb, and chicken. They have a full bar and extensive wine list. You cannot go wrong with Cafe Venice!

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kay k, Owner at Cafe Venice, responded to this reviewResponded 20 October 2017

Thank you for taking the time to write a kind review! Your words are so kind. We look forward to seeing you again soon.

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Reviewed 5 October 2017

We had heard about Cafe Venice, but never been there. Well, with friends in from out of town we decided to go some place we hadn't been before and it was OUTSTANDING! While it's a little noisy, the ambiance is still very nice. It's a great menu and two of us had the osso buco which was simply amazing. The tomato basil soup was terrific and I had a great caesar salad. Key lime pie was also amazing.

But there's another factor that makes a dinner terrific...the staff. "Beth" took care of our table. I started with my favorite question for any restaurant we're trying for the first time, "So what do you guys do better than any place on the planet?" Her answer was osso buco and she couldn't have been more accurate! Great wait staff makes a restaurant even better and she was terrific!

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Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

This is our new lunch spot. The food is great. The service was excellent and the atmosphere was perfect. The prices were good. I had a great portobello sandwich and the soup was great.

Thank AnnieHinfl
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kay k, Owner at Cafe Venice, responded to this reviewResponded 25 September 2017

Thank you for giving us a try! We truly try our best to make all our guests happy. We hope to see you again soon.

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