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Venus DE MILO

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75 G A R Hwy, Swansea, MA 02777
508-678-3901
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Today
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
4:30 pm - 1:00 am
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Hours:
Sun 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tue - Thu 4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Tue - Fri 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Fri - Sat 4:30 pm - 1:00 am
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Reservations

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  • 60
    Excellent
  • 19
    Very good
  • 11
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 3
    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
Nice atmosphere, really good food

Friday night, seeing great friends after 9 months - not rushed, waitress very attentive & could answer all questions. Diverse eaters. Special needs for medical condition- no problem! Those fried sea scallops were devoured quickly. I was -'What is poached butter lobster?' = lobster sauté. Not... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 27, 2015
Nancy K
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North Kingstown, Rhode Island
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134 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 218 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Our friends invited us for dinner to this restaurant. They visited this place a few times before and loved it very much. They would like us to try it. Unfortunately this time it didn’t meet their expectations and was not special for us. It was 4 of us. Dinner started with focaccia and olive oil that was a nice touch.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

Friday night, seeing great friends after 9 months - not rushed, waitress very attentive & could answer all questions. Diverse eaters. Special needs for medical condition- no problem! Those fried sea scallops were devoured quickly. I was -'What is poached butter lobster?' = lobster sauté. Not really, this is lobster tails, not drowned in butter = better than lobster sauté.... More 

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N. Providence
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91 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

A lady friend and I went to dinner before the theatre and were so pleased. This visit was far above the average meal at the Venus. Our waiter (Zack?) was a love. He catered to us and made our time there absolutely divine. We had N.E. Clam chowder, salads, and the fishermans platter which was so large, we split it.... More 

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Pisgah Forest, North Carolina
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

This looks more like a banquet hall building. But the restaurant within served good food at a reasonable price on a Wednesday. I was dining by myself around 5 and did not feel out of place. Would return again.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

Recently held a small reception in the "public dining room" after a family funeral. Had not been here in approximately 2 years. We had a party of 6 and only 1 enjoyed his food (one would think the prime rib and lobster would be acceptable for the price!) Two had beef tips and found them to be mediocre, two had... More 

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Venus D, Director of Sales at Venus DE MILO, responded to this review

I apologize for the negative experience that you had at our Empire Grille. Since you have last been with us we have hired a new Chef and I hope that you would join us again and give us another chance. If you could please contact me directly I would like to speak with you and invite you and a guest... More 

Fall River, Massachusetts
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

We LOVE Venus! I got married last summer at the Venus but it has always been a place my family has frequented. This last time I was there, I ordered the Lobster Ravioli. It was delicious and reasonably priced! If you are in the area and want any kind of lobster, this is the place for you!

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Providence, Rhode Island
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198 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 142 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

The Venus De Milo has been a staple of the community for years. They are well known for the service they give the customers as well as their lobster specials. All the food they service is usually excellent. If you are new to the area, this is a place you must check out

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Rhode Island
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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

Love to go to the Venus DeMilo for the half price apps from 4-9pm. Great selection expecially the Clam chowder and Minestrone soup. Two people can order a few apps including soup and walk out paying under $20 including the tip. Great for an after work quick bite to eat.

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Johnston
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

I have eaten at this restaurant and have always had a great lobster. On Sunday, my boyfriend and I went there and as I ate it I had a bite and it tasted awful, I took another bite and spit it out, I then had my boyfriend smell a piece and he said to tell the waitress. It smelled and... More 

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Swansea, Massachusetts
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015 via mobile

Great place to go for half price apps almost every night of the week. The chowder is the best around and for only 2.65 a bowl its also the best deal around. And don't forget about the minestrone soup !

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Additional Information about Venus DE MILO

Address: 75 G A R Hwy, Swansea, MA 02777
Phone Number: 508-678-3901
Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Swansea
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 4:30 pm - 9:00 pm  11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Wednesday 4:30 pm - 9:00 pm  11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Thursday 4:30 pm - 9:00 pm  11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 2:30 pm  4:30 pm - 1:00 am
Saturday 4:30 pm - 1:00 am
Average Prices: USD 15 - 35
Cuisine: American

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 75 G A R Hwy, Swansea, MA 02777
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Swansea
  • Phone Number: 508-678-3901

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 15 - 35
  • Cuisine: American
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Wednesday
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Thursday
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
4:30 pm - 1:00 am
Saturday
4:30 pm - 1:00 am

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?