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Venezia Restaurant

2101 W Wadley Ave #20, Midland, TX 79705
+1 432-687-0900
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Ranked #20 of 239 restaurants in Midland
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: Reservations
Description: Complementing your lunch or dinner or toasting a special occasion, Venezia offers the finest wines and champagnes from around the world.
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Dining options: Reservations
Description: Complementing your lunch or dinner or toasting a special occasion, Venezia offers the finest wines and champagnes from around the world.
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  • English first
  • Italian first
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English first
Midland, Texas
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 NEW

This is a nice restaurant tucked back int o a shopping center. The food is exceptional, the staff friendly, and the service excellent. I had a lemon chicken piccata that was amazing, just the right level of acidity. My two dining mates each had a shrimp dish and both were yummy. Their only complaint was shrimp served in rich sauces... More

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Seguin, TX
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151 reviews 151 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

I was speaking at a dinner meeting so I appreciated the help getting the laptop hooked up with the monitor, etc. The salads were fresh and delicious and the appetizers were amazing with huge fried shrimp and a giant carb leg already opened and prepared for easy and whole removal of crab meat. I was so full I barely had... More

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Karen S, Owner at Venezia Restaurant, responded to this review

Thanks so much for the thoughtful review, Thomas! I'm glad you enjoyed the salad, shrimp, and crab leg. Of course I wish you were able to enjoy the steak and cake fresh in-house, but what's better than waking up to German chocolate cake in your fridge the next day? The next time you're craving Italian, we'd love to have see... More

Midland, Texas
Top Contributor
112 reviews 112 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
104 helpful votes 104 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

It had been quite some time since my wife and I ate dinner at Venezia. We returned last weekend for what was a leisurely and enjoyable meal. It appears that the restaurant has been renovated since our last visit. The interior seems a bit lighter and furniture appears to be new. Although we had reservations, we had to wait 20... More

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Karen S, Owner at Venezia Restaurant, responded to this review

Glad to have you back, Bill! We want to serve you a delicious meal with top-notch service, so I'm sorry to read your service was slower than usual. That's not typical of us, so it sounds like you caught us on an off-night, but I'll be sure to follow up with my team. Thanks for the feedback on the large... More

Midland, Texas
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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

There are no great italian places in Midland so obviously this place is not great either. It is okay though, better than Luigi's. Dessert is probably the best part of it. Food is okay, service is okay. Nothing special here. The pasta is not very good,

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Karen S, Owner at Venezia Restaurant, responded to this review

Sorry to read that you didn't enjoy your meal at Venezia. We want to serve you delicious food with top-notch service, so I'm sorry to read about your experience. As for the pasta, I would be interested in knowing what you ordered that didn't reach you expectations. At any rate, I'm happy to read you've at least enjoyed the dessert!... More

Midland, Texas
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

The wine list can be intimidating if you aren't a wine drinker, but I am sure they will be able to suggest something great if you ask. Besides wine, they also serve imported and domestic beers and of course tea, sodas, etc; however, I did not see any liquor or mixed drinks on the menu. The service was okay, could... More

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Karen S, Karen, Owner at Venezia Restaurant, responded to this review

We're happy to hear that you enjoyed your visit for the most part. Thanks for taking the time to share this with us! We realize there's always room for improvement, so if you have a moment, would you mind letting us know what the pasta or chicken was missing? What would make it that much better? Was it primarily the... More

Andrews, Texas
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Good service . Little pricey. Roomy place . Good for corporate meetings as well as family occasions.

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Karen S, Karen, Owner at Venezia Restaurant, responded to this review

Thanks for taking a moment to review us last month! We're happy to see that you think we're a great spot for meetings and get-together's. Your support means everything to us and we hope to welcome you back again soon. Take care, Karen, Owner More

Denver City, Texas
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

Our group consisted of four couples. The women arrived first and the men came in a separate taxi. The women were seated at a table and then told that a doctor was coming and they were moved to a different table. This table was touching the server's table. The waiter walked away on two different occasions WHILE WE WERE TRYING... More

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Karen S, Owner at Venezia Restaurant, responded to this review

I sincerely apologize for the inadequate service you received. Please, if you could respond through our email I would be interested in the date, time, and your waiter's name. Again, I apologize to your companions and you for the disappointing evening. More

Midland, Texas
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

Venezia is always good--even better when the patio is open. I would say they have one of the best wine lists in the city, and they are priced fair. I recommend any of the pastas or specials. Skip the antipasto plate--it lacks anything special--just meats and cheeses stacked on the plate. Great Caesar salad.

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Karen S, Karen, Owner at Venezia Restaurant, responded to this review

I know a couple months have passed, but I was so happy to hear that you always enjoy your visit here, Caroline! Thank you for sharing this with others. It's important to us that everything on our menu is special, so if you have any feedback regarding the antipasto plate, don't hesitate to send it my way. Until next time,... More

Midland, Texas
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

This home owned Italian restaurant is special from the moment you walk in the door. The décor is warm and inviting, the staff are welcoming and accommodating, but the best part of this dining experience is the food! With a wide variety of soups, salads, pasta, seafood, steak and chicken dishes, there is something to delight every palate. Be sure... More

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Karen S, Karen, Owner at Venezia Restaurant, responded to this review

Enjoyed reading your review from last March, Shannon. It's wonderful to know you enjoy everything from the decor to the dessert -- I look forward to sharing this with the team. Thanks so much for the stars and come back soon! Take care, Karen, Owner More

Amarillo, TX
Top Contributor
87 reviews 87 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2014

Another fantastic dinner... even on a "Hallmark" holiday weekend! Great service, great food, good wine! The tenderloin au poivre was awesome! I've never had a bad experience here... One of the most consistent restaurants I know! Too bad the patio isn't open yet...

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Karen S, Karen, Owner at Venezia Restaurant, responded to this review

Such a treat reading your five-star review from last February! It's gratifying to know you're a fan of everything from the wine to the service -- thanks so much for sharing. Hopefully we'll get the chance to welcome you back again soon but until then, take care. Best regards, Karen, Owner More

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