We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Venetian Theatre & Bistro

Italian, Bar, Bistro
Improve this listing
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Your filters are still active.
There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
Get directions
253 East Main Street, Hillsboro, OR 97123
(503) 693-3953
Website
Today
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Open now
See all hours
Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 64 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 32
    Excellent
  • 17
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Nice summer dinner!

Good food at reasonable prices. Nice place. Not a "plastic" fast food restaurant. Located right downtown Hillsboro and has outdoor seating in summer, plus balconies up on the second floor. The theater is in the same building and has live productions.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
Grandbabe
,
Portland, Oregon
Add Photo Write a Review

64 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Your overall rating of this restaurant
Roll over, then click to rate
  Click to rate
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Portland, Oregon
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Good food at reasonable prices. Nice place. Not a "plastic" fast food restaurant. Located right downtown Hillsboro and has outdoor seating in summer, plus balconies up on the second floor. The theater is in the same building and has live productions.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Hillsboro, Oregon
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

Food is so-so, price moderate, but the windows are blinding. Wish they could filter the light for a more enjoyable experience.

Was this review helpful? Yes
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

We had lunch with great service and really good sandwiches. I recommend this place to everyone. They have a really great menu and the roast their own turkey everyday.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Hillsboro, Oregon
Top Contributor
57 reviews 57 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

We been to the Venetian several times and have found the food to be very good and the staff has always been friendly and helpful. It's not a big restaurant and is very cozy. Neither my wife or I have a favorite dish as they've all been very good. Depending on the time of day you visit will determine how... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Seaside, Oregon
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Adam suggested a pizza, this time. He had me at fresh chicken chunks. The pizza might take a little longer due to "fresh chicken chunks cooked to order. Not too much later, our chicken, pesto sauce, artichokes and onions emerged from kitchen. My first bite was like no other pizza. The wonderful chicken and other ingredients did not even outshine... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Oceanside, Oregon
Top Contributor
86 reviews 86 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

Recently I had a Happy Hour visit here and the burger I ordered was EXCELLENT. It was a nice thick old style burger and the beer prices were good. I wish they would continue their Happy Hour through the weekend as I am sure this would increase their business. We have been here for lunches and Happy Hours other time... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Senior Contributor
48 reviews 48 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

We've gone in here a few times and I guess just wishing something would get better does not work. The service is just OK, the food is just OK and the atmosphere leaves a bit to be desired. My wife has asked that I not take her back there again. I think that is a big sign.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Hillsboro, Oregon
Top Contributor
91 reviews 91 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Quick happy hour dinner with friends showed a rather small menu selection. Prices were right for what you recieved. Cocktails were good. Would I go again? Yes. However, I would like to see a larger more home town menu. The smaller plates would be great for after one of the good theater presentations.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Hillsboro, Oregon
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Love their burgers! Cozy environment and fun to remember years gone by when we went to the Venetian in High School for movies...............love it!

Was this review helpful? Yes
Portland, OR
Contributor
11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

I think this restaurant is a nice cross between Italian and American. There is lasagna, three kinds of ravioli, pizza and calzone, stuffed meatloaf, the usual pasta dishes and a nice selection of fish, steak, and salads in addition to burgers. This is the first time I have had dinner at the Venetian and the three men I was eating... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1

Travelers who viewed Venetian Theatre & Bistro also viewed

 

Been to Venetian Theatre & Bistro? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Venetian Theatre & Bistro

Address: 253 East Main Street, Hillsboro, OR 97123
Phone Number: (503) 693-3953
Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Hillsboro
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 - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: Italian, Bar, Bistro

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.

Manage your listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 253 East Main Street, Hillsboro, OR 97123
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Hillsboro
  • Phone Number: (503) 693-3953

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian, Bar, Bistro
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 - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Venetian Theatre & Bistro staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?