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All 72 Port Aransas Restaurants

Venetian Hot Plate

232 Beach St, Port Aransas, TX 78373
361-749-7617
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Ranked #5 of 72 Restaurants in Port Aransas
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $0 - $30
Hours:
Tue - Thu 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Romance
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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  • English first
  • Italian first
  • Any
English first
Austin, Texas
Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

I went to this restaurant on my own a bit early, had a corner table and watched it gradually fill on a Tuesday night. I saw mostly older people with refined tastes, ordering their wine and food carefully. The restaurant is old school and reminded me of a fine restaurant in the ’50s. The food was wonderful from start to... More

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San Angelo, Texas
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158 reviews 158 reviews
134 restaurant reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

We finally planned ahead and pre- ordered the Saturdsy night Lasagna. Was it great! We had a side of their fabulous marinara sauce that we soaked up with their terrific bread. We also had the whole leaf Cesar salad which has the best dressing. Service always good and reservations are usually needed. Enjoy!

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18 reviews 18 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

4 of us had veal, shrimp and pastas. Tomato cream sauce was superb Ceasar Salad Unique. I will return each time I'm back!!

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Georgetown, Texas
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34 reviews 34 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

Excellent dinner. Everything cooked to perfection. The service was excellent and cannot be faulted. Make a booking as its not a large restaurant and booking ahead will ensure an incredible experience.

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Austin, Texas
Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

I spoke to the owner of this restaurant and she made my reservation for Saturday, September 13 th at seven pm. I had a voicemail stating this on my I phone. Got there at 6:45 and was told the owner was in Italy and screwed up my reservation. She left a woman in charge that said she did not care... More

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Bandera, Texas
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

We visited on 4/11/14, Friday night of Sand Fest. We figured that would be the only night we could eat out (we RV) with the maybe 100,000 folks who would be on the beach for the sand sculpting....we were right! Reservations are recommended, we had a party of seven. The building is not impressive, much like many of the local... More

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Senior Contributor
42 reviews 42 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

I have loved this place for a LONG time and it is still the best to me. Love the atmosphere and filet and fish dishes. Yummy Creme Brûlée and Choc Mousse❤

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texas
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14 reviews 14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

Saturday night only... best lasagna in the world!! must reserve it earlier in the week because she only makes so much then it's gone. definitely one of the best meals you'll ever have. also, need to have the GRILLED romaine salad. yes..... grilled. wow. to top of the perfect meal, just ask Linda for her wine recommendation. you won't be... More

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Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014 via mobile

We have been eating here since it opened about 20 years ago and they consistently serve great food and value for money. The service is excellent and personal. The menu is not extensive and does not change much from year to year but they always offer an array of creative specials. The wine list is not extensive but they have... More

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Fair Oaks Ranch, Texas, United States
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

For several years, this has been our favorite restaurant in Port A. We went there on Friday Aug 8th to celebrate my daughter's 47th B-day. We were surprised to find that the wait staff no longer has to dress professionally. They were in shorts and T-shirts. Our waitress was wearing yoga pants & a t-shirt. I had the veal and... More

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