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Made In Italy

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117 W. Venice Avenue, Venice, FL 34285
+1 941-488-8282
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11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Lunch, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for: Families with children
Description: Come and Enjoy Fresh Authentic Italian Cuisine. We serve- Antipasti-...
Come and Enjoy Fresh Authentic Italian Cuisine. We serve- Antipasti- Insalate- Zuppe- Pasta- Entrees, and Wood Oven Pizza. Now proudly serving fresh fruit martinis and specially crafted cocktails in our beautiful martini bar. Peppe and Alessandro are waiting for you!
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  • 465
    Excellent
  • 176
    Very good
  • 71
    Average
  • 26
    Poor
  • 36
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
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Love Made in Italy, the food is excellent, great service, always busy. You won't be disappointed! The bar is trendy and fun, the other original side is bustling and outside seating is always nice in the good weather. Downtown has become a destination dining experience, lots of really good... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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fort erie, ontario canada
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fort erie, ontario canada
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16 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Love Made in Italy, the food is excellent, great service, always busy. You won't be disappointed! The bar is trendy and fun, the other original side is bustling and outside seating is always nice in the good weather. Downtown has become a destination dining experience, lots of really good restaurants, this is definitely one of them!

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1 Thank siestafe
Calabash, North Carolina
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18 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Restaurant has a great atmosphere with good food and attentive wait staff. We went with a friend who was visiting and all three enjoyed our meals. We shared a pizza and ordered 2 entrees. The pizza was delicious and the balance of the dishes were very good. The tiramisu we shared for dessert was home made and also delicious.

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2 Thank Rob P
North Port, Florida
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I can only assume the previous high ratings are from diners that ordered pizza. My party of five all ordered entrees which were all disappointing. The dishes were bland and the sauce tasted like Chef Boyardee. Nothing seemed very fresh and it was all flavorless. The bar drinks were not crafted very well, the waitress was not attentive and didn't... More 

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Englewood, Florida
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Best espresso martini!!!! Great staff, great food and beautiful bar!! They did amazing with my friends engagement party too!

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2 Thank jeanner23
Halifax, Canada
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27 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I stopped there for lunch. The waiters were attentive and very helpful...and overall service was great. We shared the "Made in Italy" pizza...perfect for lunch for 2 and absolutely delicious. We will definitely go back for dinner.

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2 Thank charli
ct
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14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stumbled upon this restaurant, after getting a tip from some friendly people on the street, when we were looking for directions to another place. It was delicious. I had the Carbonara, my husband had pasta with small meatballs, very good. The portions at lunch are not large, prices are mid-range, no salads..etc., but, very good bread and pasta. The... More 

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2 Thank GerriCt
Palm Harbor, FL
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220 reviews
147 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We started our meal with the Parmigiana di Melanzane, Eggplant Pamigan, as an appetizer. Excellent. S had the Calamari alla Griglia con Rucola e Peperoni Arrostitii, Grilled calamari with arugula and roasted peppers. Beautifully presented and very good. I ordered the Pollo alla MILANESE con Rucola, Pomodorini e Avocado, Pounded and fried chicken with arugula, cherry tomato and avocado. The... More 

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2 Thank OldRoadWarrior60
Shelby, Michigan
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went here upon recommendation from our landlady. It was everything she said and more. We ordered two different kinds of pizza. There were two of us, and we had enough left over for dinner the next day. It was great! (The water was terrible, so make sure you order something to drink) I am looking forward to returning here... More 

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2 Thank DebDeere
Stony Lake
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36 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were hungry for pizza and this place was highly recommended by a local. We ordered 2 pizza pies off the menu, each prepared with different toppings and had enough left over for lunch the next day. We were able to watch the preparation of our food as we were seated in view of the wood fired brick oven. All... More 

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1 Thank Jim M
Venice, Florida
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Alex and Pepe run a tight ship and it shows in the consistent quality of the food and the excellent service. This place is usually busy and the energy level is high. Not a sleepy little bistro, this feels like an urban bar/restaurant in Manhattan. Quite a find in a retirement town!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 117 W. Venice Avenue, Venice, FL 34285
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Venice
  • Phone Number: +1 941-488-8282

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 7 - 30

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children

Description

Come and Enjoy Fresh Authentic Italian Cuisine. We serve- Antipasti- Insalate- Zuppe- Pasta- Entrees, and Wood Oven Pizza. Now proudly serving fresh fruit martinis and specially crafted cocktails in our beautiful martini bar. Peppe and Alessandro are waiting for you!
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?