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“Very romantic and great food”
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: Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, 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 27 November 2017

On a recent vacation to Venice FL chose to have dinner at Cafe Venice based a recommendation from our real estate broker. The atmosphere is very romantic for couples and the food was very good as well. Our waitress was very attentive and accommadating taking our photo. Both my wife and I had fish dishes, her salmon and my grouper which were both excellant. The wine selection was good and their house wines are decent and a good value. Overall I would highly recommend Cafe Venice especially for a special occassion.

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kay k, Owner at Cafe Venice, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

We are so glad to hear that you enjoyed your experience with us!! Thank you for taking the time to write a review! We do hope to see you again. If you are ever in the mood for something more casual, try coming on Wednesday night for fish tacos at the bar!

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Reviewed 25 November 2017

Having been here a number of times, family went for Thanksgiving this year. As always, this place easily meets the best standards across the board. You have a choice of indoor seating at tables or booths, or outdoors too. The food is consistently superb, with excellent service in a very nice slightly upscale atmosphere. When very busy it may be a little bit more noisy than some, but well worth more than one visit to try different offerings from the menu.

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kay k, Owner at Cafe Venice, responded to this reviewResponded 27 November 2017

Thank you for joining us for Thanksgiving! We are so pleased that you enjoyed it! We do hope to see you soon.

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Reviewed 25 November 2017

Great restaurant with a diverse menu at reasonable prices. Good atmosphere on the main drag of Venice Ave.

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kay k, Owner at Cafe Venice, responded to this reviewResponded 27 November 2017

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

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Reviewed 15 November 2017 via mobile

First time visiting this restaurant and it will be one of our local favorites. On the recommendation of our waiter, we went with the Grouper which was incredible. The wine recommended was a red blend that was excellent. We at outside which was delightful, but a little noisy with the street traffic. Truly a terrific restaurant with a superb chef.

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kay k, Owner at Cafe Venice, responded to this reviewResponded 27 November 2017

Thank you for the wonderful review. Isn't it nice to sit outside in paradise and enjoy some wine and food. All of our staff are wine lovers and we always try to find quality wines to serve with our dinners. Thank you for noticing and appreciating! We do hope to see you next time.

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Reviewed 19 October 2017

We were shopping in downtown Venice and chose Café Venice for lunch on October 14th. It is right on one of the main shopping streets. We were with friends that had eaten there before and recommended it. My wife had the Quiche of the Day and soup or salad ($8.95). The quiche was very good. She chose Thai soup for her other option and it was not to her liking, and there was an upcharge of $.50 for some reason. I chose the 1/2 sandwich and soup for $9.50. The tomato bisque soup was delicious and my chicken sandwich was what I expected. We also got an order of fried spinach $5.00 which was ok, but I wouldn't personally order it again, but my said she would!

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

Thank you for giving us a try! The menu has a variety of options and we are glad you both were able to try a few different items. We hope to see you again soon.

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