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The Venetian Grille

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128 West Main Street, Somerville, NJ
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Dining options: Dinner, Reservations

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  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Dinner

Server was very pleasant but didn't return to table frequent enough. Food portion was very good but food very average. Prices reasonable. Noise level from shared bar next door was to loud.Asthetics was very good.Table setting white table cloth.

3 of 5 starsReviewed June 23, 2015
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Somerset, New Jersey
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Somerset, New Jersey
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14 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

Server was very pleasant but didn't return to table frequent enough. Food portion was very good but food very average. Prices reasonable. Noise level from shared bar next door was to loud.Asthetics was very good.Table setting white table cloth.

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Hillsborough, New Jersey
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

We went on a Saturday night and the restaurant was VERY quiet. We were warned ahead of time that the service was slow but that the food was good so we went prepared. Just a quick FYI: this is NOT a BYOB. They have a full bar. We had the calamari for the appetizer (very good) and the two chicken... More 

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Denville, New Jersey
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32 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

Had a great Arugula and Avocado Salad with sliced almonds and blue cheese !! Panninis were excellent....creative selection of burgers! Dinner menu looked good as well!

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Hilton Head, South Carolina
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91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

Appetizers were very good, including the bruschetta and mushrooms with sausage plates. Wine selection also better than average. Dinners were under seasoned in my opinion - a bit too bland. We had a pasta plate, salmon special, and stuffed shrimp. I think our mistake was ordering seafood in the middle of New Jersey. The waiter was pleasant; the surroundings attractive,... More 

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Mayaguez, Puerto Rico
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

Walnut and Asiago Chicken Crusted and Bella Pollo, two excellent entrees. Ashley was attentive , overall service very good.

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Bridgewater, New Jersey
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2014

We only came because of a food voucher from restaurants.com, and we spent a good deal more than necessary to use the voucher. The three of us ordered scallops in a spicy diablo sauce, walnut-crusted chicken with sweet potatoes, and a chicken dish with pasta and sausage. For an appetizer we had the acclaimed fried calamari, which did not disappoint.... More 

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North Plainfield, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2013 via mobile

We went as a couple with an 8 year old for a late lunch because of a restaurant.com certificate. We ordered the eggplant as an appetizer which was very good. I had the cavatelli and broccoli which was good but a lot of garlic and something added that made the sauce thick? Our boy had ravioli which he liked. My... More 

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Northeast
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2013 via mobile

The staff is nice and the food is very good but the service is very bad. Dinner for two people took over an hour and a half. There were no servers that were accountable for the tables so it was pure luck that we actually got served any food at all. During our dinner we saw 3 separate tables walk... More 

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Somerville, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2013

good selection of food, wine and dessert. The service was great!! I would definitely go back. Tip- half off deal on restaurant.com.

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Somerset, New Jersey
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2013

We went to the Venetian Grill because we had a restaurant.com coupon and it was located between our friends and us. We went on the coldest night so far this winter - and when we got there it seemed like it was almost as cold inside the restaurant as it was outside! Plus, we were the only patrons in this... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 128 West Main Street, Somerville, NJ
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Somerville

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian

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