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Address: 253 E Main St, Hillsboro, OR 97123-4020
Phone Number: (503) 693-3953
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Quaint Old building with a great atmosphere

Right downtown is this jewel of a place on Main Street. Super for people watching, good food and at the entrance of a restored theater. What more do you want?

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
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PDX
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54 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Right downtown is this jewel of a place on Main Street. Super for people watching, good food and at the entrance of a restored theater. What more do you want?

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Cambridge, MA
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40 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2016

Low-key vibe and always reliably delicious food. They have the best Hungarian Mushroom Soup ever, great dinner specials (lots of salmon dishes), gluen-free options, and amazing rolls. The Hefeweissen draft beer is too fizzy--too much air that dilutes the flavor. Otherwise, friendly service and always glad I've been there.

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Thank RomaCambridge
Hillsboro, Oregon
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2016

The upstairs Piazza Room was the perfect location for an after work gathering (~60 in our party). The buffet dinner prepared by the Venetian's kitchen was delicious and the wait staff and owners took care of us perfectly. A fun evening was had by all.

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Hillsboro, Oregon
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11 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

Good food and service. Stopped in for lunch and shared a sandwich. It was more than enough. Casual atmosphere. Good price.

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Thank Helen B
Hillsboro, Oregon
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17 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

The Venetian itself sits within one of the Hillsboro landmarks... the Theater! They serve drinks with spirit to them... Meals that match... and the rumor that an actual Spirit resides within. The Venetian has been the the 'go-to' dining place for Birthdays, Anniversary and every other family event for years. Staff is excellent! Top that off with the dining entertainment... More 

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Thank Mack R
Newberg, Oregon, United States
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24 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

The food is wonderful and tasty, and not over priced. We have always had good service, and enjoy a good Italian Restaurant, and this place is lovely and warm.

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Thank Kathy B
Aloha, OREGON
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69 reviews
40 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

The theatre is still playing throw back movies, the Bistro is very warm, staff friendly. The menu is short, but that is because they focus like a laser on quality. Each dish was mouth watering. Shrimp dishes were a hit at our table. Creamy sauces and flavorful sides. Save room for the desserts. Each one was note worthy. Fluffy light... More 

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Hillsboro, Oregon, United States
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30 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2016

I believe the Venetian is under new ownership. We had a wedding reception there upstairs, had our name up in lights. I think it's the nicest place in Hillsboro, but the food and service have been ... OK on occasion. But they were doing much better the past two visits. Food is generally good, but not always seems to be... More 

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Thank Ross Y
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12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2016

I've eaten at this restaurant a couple of times. The food is decent, but overpriced. The drinks are weak. The staff can be friendly, but some are really not at all. The theater is fun when the Science Pub is going on. I haven't seen a play here yet. I wish they would play movies on their screen. There are... More 

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Thank John P
Hillsboro, Oregon
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2016

We have been there several times and like the menu choices and variety. We have taken several friends there for dinner and they really enjoyed the food and service. Around the lunch hour we have found the service to be slow a few times and only go there for dinner now.

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Thank Sheryl S

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