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Venuti's

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Fri, 9/20
8:00 PM

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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2019 Winner
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Value
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PRICE RANGE
$10 - $50
CUISINES
Italian, Pizza
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly
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meals, features

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Menu

HOT APPETIZERS / ANTIPASTI CALDI‎
7.95
Two Crab Cakes
In hollandaise sauce
18.95
Italian Fried Seafood Platter
Shrimp. Calamari and baked clams
9.95
Fried Calamari
Lightly breaded and deep fried in olive oil
18.95
Mixed Italian Seafood Grill (for 2)
Octopus, calamari and shrimp
10.95
Grilled Calamari
With red onion, balsamic vinegar and olive oil
(1 Doz) 13.90
(½ Doz) 6.95
Baked Clams
Top neck clams with bread crumbs, cheese, garlic, olive oil, and spices
11.95
Steamed Mussels
(1 Doz) red or whit sauce, garlic and fresh basil
12.95
Steamed Clams
(1 Doz) little neck clams, red or white sauce, garlic and fresh basil
10.95
Grilled Octopus
7.95
Stuffed Shrimp (4)
Mozzarella cheese and red peppers
COLD APPETIZERS / ANTIPASTI FREDDIE‎
11.95
Fish Salad
Calamari, shrimp and octopus in a vinaigrette dressing
9.95
Italian Antipasto (for Two)
Prosciutto, mortadella, capicolla, salami, provolone, olives and artichoke hearts
4.25
Prosciutto E Melone
Italian cured ham and melon
3.25
Bruschetta
Tomatoes, onions, basil, olive oil and garlic served on toasted Italian bread
6.95
Prosciutto E Mozzarelle (Bocconcini)
Italian cured ham and fresh imported mozzarella cheese
( ½ Doz. ) 5.95
(1 Dozen) 11.90
Raw Clams
Medium sized, top necks
11.95
Jumbo Shrimp Cocktail
Cold‎ water shrimp
SOUPS / ZUPPE‎
7.95
Orecchiette Con Fagioli
Orecchiette pasta with white bean soup
8.95
Escarole, Fagioli and Sausage Soup
White beans, escarde, and sausage
Market
Favabean and Cicoria Soup
When‎ available.
(Cup) 4.50
(Bowl) 7.95
Chef's Soup of the Day
SALADS / INSALATA‎
6.95
Baby Spinach Salad
Dried cranberries, mushrooms, roasted walnuts in a raspberry vinaigrette dressing
5.95
Caprese Salad
Tomatoes, mozzarella and fresh basil in an olive oil vinaigrette dressing
6.95
Tomatoes and Onion Salad
With gorgonzola cheese
6.95
Caesar Salad
7.95
Chopped House Salad
With avocado
7.95
Heart of Palm Salad
Olive oil, vinegar, red peppers, olives, red onions
12.95
Steak Tagliata
With thinly sliced tenderloin on a bed of greens
8.95
Chicken Salad
PASTAS / SAUCES‎
13.95
4 Shrimp +5.00
Chicken +3.95
Spaghetti
13.95
4 Shrimp +5.00
Chicken +3.95
Mostaccioli
13.95
4 Shrimp +5.00
Chicken +3.95
Bowtie (Farfalle)
13.95
4 Shrimp +5.00
Chicken +3.95
Rigatoni
13.95
4 Shrimp +5.00
Chicken +3.95
Tortellini (Cheese or Meat)
13.95
4 Shrimp +5.00
Chicken +3.95
Linguini
13.95
4 Shrimp +5.00
Chicken +3.95
Orecchiette
13.95
4 Shrimp +5.00
Chicken +3.95
Ziti
13.95
4 Shrimp +5.00
Chicken +3.95
Angel Hair (Capellini)
13.95
4 Shrimp +5.00
Chicken +3.95
Gnocchi
MEAT ENTREES / BISTECCHI, VITELLO‎
35.95
Porterhouse Steak (24 Oz.)
Certified‎ angus beef
26.95
Filet Mignon (12 Oz.)
29.95
New York Strip Steak (14 Oz.)
Choice‎ cut, certified angus beef
24.95
Rib Eye Steak (14 Oz.)
Choice cut, certified angus beef
21.95
Full Slab of Baby Back Ribs
13.95
Half Slab of Baby Back Ribs
26.95
Baby Rack of Lamb
New Zealand
Market
Surf N Turf
Any steak and 8 oz. Lobster tail
12.95
Tripe
Alla‎ Napoletana
Market
French Veal Chop (14 Oz.)
Milk fed
CHICKEN ENTREES / POLLO‎
15.95
Chicken Parmigiana
Chicken breast breaded and baked in tomato sauce, topped with mozzarella cheese
15.95
Arsala
Chicken breast sautéed with mushrooms and marsala wine
15.95
Chicken Vesuvio
Baked in olive oil, sherry wine and garlic (boneless or bone-in)
15.95
Chicken Francese
Chicken‎ breast dipped in batter (flour and eggs) sauteed with lemon and a sherry wine
15.95
Chicken Cacciatore
Sautéed in olive oil with sherry wine, mushrooms, green peppers, onion with red sauce (boneless or bone-in)
SEAFOOD ENTREES / PESCE‎
18.95
Shrimp Dejonge
Sautéed in garlic, onion, white wine, mozzarella cheese and breading
16.95
Jumbo Fried Shrimp
Breaded and deep fried
28.95
Alaskan King Crab Legs
Steamed and split
18.95
Salmon
With a dill hollandaise sauce
15.95
Baccala (Cod Fish)
Olive oil, black olives, onions, capers and tomatoes
Market
Cold Water Lobster
12 - 16 Oz.
PASTA WITH SEAFOOD / PASTA CON PESCE‎
16.95
Linguini with Steamed Clams
White or red sauce
16.95
Linguini with Steamed Mussels
White or red sauce
14.95
Linguini with Calamari
White or red sauce
14.95
Linguini with Clam Sauce
White or red sauce
18.95
Linguini with Shrimp Alla Diavola
In spicy red sauce
26.95
Linguini with Crab Legs
26.95
Zuppa Di Mare
Mussels,‎ clams, calamari, shrimp and scallops with lobster (8 oz. )
HOMEMADE SPECIALTY PASTAS‎
Pasta Specialia Della Casa
13.95
Lasagne Bolognese
Layer of 100% lean meatballs, ricotta, mozzarella and parmesan cheese, topped with a zesty meat sauce
13.95
Spinach Lasagne
Layers of fresh spinach, ricotta, mozzarella and parmesan cheese topped with pomodoro sauce
12.95
Ravioli
Choice of meat or cheese topped with bolognese or pomodoro sauce
12.95
Manicotti
Stuffed‎ with ricotta cheese, topped with pomodoro sauce and parmesan cheese, baked
12.95
Rigatoni Al Forno
Prepared with a layer of ricotta, red sauce and topped with parmesan and scamorza cheese
Market
Risotto of the Day
12.95
Eggplant Parmigiana
Baked and topped with tomato sauce and parmesan cheese
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Three of us went to Venuti's in mid-August. The staff was very accommodating, the service was excellent, and the food was as good as most Italian restaurants in Chicagoland. Venuti's is fairly priced, the parking is free, and the experience was a plus. For three...More

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank Dan S
Reviewed August 7, 2019

This place is wonderful. Been many times downtown Hotel for wedding and other events, I'm still not sure why people waste their time and money to go there for their wedding. Venuti has everything that you can imagine and beyond. Great looking place, atmosphere is...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank castellucciangelo
Reviewed July 8, 2019

I have been to Venuti's many times for Mothers Day Brunch, Shower, normal dining. All my visits proved to be enjoyable. Italian food is authentic and plentiful. Prices are reasonable for the surrounding. I would recommend Venuti's for a special occasion and you will not...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Mary M
Reviewed November 21, 2018 via mobile

This restaurant has consistently outstanding Italian food! Great ambiance, good service, reasonable pricing, this place has it all! Old school Italian with portions large enough to enjoy leftovers the next day...yum!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank CyndiCChicago
Reviewed November 14, 2018

Venuti's has moved and built a new building since I was a kid, but it is still great Italian food. Loved the bread and the menu variety. Everything we had was excellent.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Anita B
Reviewed October 6, 2018

We gather with friends to share a meal every four to six weeks and every one of us agreed that we would make this a regular destination. The variety of Italian type foods (meats, pasta, and fish) is excellent from soups, salads, and desserts. The...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Venture21295
Reviewed September 11, 2018 via mobile

The food was outstanding, best fried calamari ever! Had a table of six and some of the worse service ever. Waiter told us he was too busy to read the specials and left a handwritten piece of paper on the table. He would disappear for...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank CyndiCChicago
VenutisItalian, Manager at Venuti's, responded to this reviewResponded September 26, 2018

Hi Cyndi thanks for your business. Frank mentioned you came in and he helped handle your situation. Please come back soon:)

Reviewed August 11, 2018 via mobile

Venuti’s is a wonderful place for any gathering. The service was amazing and the atmosphere was truly unique. The entrees were delicious and the seafood tasted very fresh. Not to mention the service was incredibly friendly and helpful.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank AudreyRuple
VenutisItalian, Manager at Venuti's, responded to this reviewResponded September 19, 2018

Audrey thanks for stopping by! We really appreciate the 5 star review!

Reviewed July 20, 2018 via mobile

In town on business, I stopped in at the recommendation of hotel staff for a glass of wine and dinner. Immediately I observed some business type regulars who all had a great relationship with Tony, the bartender. His service was great. Food was superb. I...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank leahd673
VenutisItalian, Manager at Venuti's, responded to this reviewResponded September 19, 2018

Leah sounds like you had an awesome visit! Please visit us again soon

Reviewed July 18, 2018

in the suburbs, easy to get to, very pretty building and had GREAT music. We will definitely be back.

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank Natalija N
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jodz39
June 20, 2017|
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Response from Drgole | Reviewed this property |
Sunday Brunch - every Sunday
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Donna S
April 16, 2017|
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Response from HazelEyesFromTN | Reviewed this property |
they have an online menu. IMO, I think $30 is average if you add tax and tip and a non-alcoholic drink.
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bobskoa
March 25, 2017|
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Response from Drgole | Reviewed this property |
Yes, Sunday Buffet. Cost was about $43. Well worth it.
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