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2242 Goshen Road, Fort Wayne, IN 46808
11:00 am - 12:30 am
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Sun 2:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 12:30 am
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Andrews, IN
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164 reviews
130 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped here on the way to a concert last week based on my step-daughters recommendation. The building leaves a lot to be desired and the interior is outdated but the food is worth the visit. I had the Italian Feast which included a meatball, ravioli and lasagne. All were covered with a very good mariana sauce that was highlighted by... More 

Thank William J
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place don't look like much on the outside but the food and friendly people is what makes this place great

Thank AllenZent
Fort Wayne, Indiana
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37 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2016

Wow!!!! I cannot believe I’ve lived in the area my whole life and have never been to this place! The food is De-Licious! To get there from Coliseum Blvd, turn left at Goshen Road and drive until you go under the via duct. The restaurant’s on the left immediately afterward. If you’re coming the other way, it’s on the right... More 

Thank rhondab659
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70 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2016

The best ever German food, and a buffet. I highly recommend the place. I have not been there before but heard good things. Old but very nice workers and reasonable for the buffet $19.95, does not include dessert,

Thank ManTravelingWfamily
Fort Wayne, Indiana
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2016

While the atmosphere is nothing to write home about,the food is excellent. Service is superior! Warm and friendly every time!

Thank Marti S
Fort Wayne, Indiana, United States
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289 reviews
189 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2016

This place has had it's ups and downs throughout the years, but always has a local following. Today we went with 10 people (I called ahead for a table) for lunch and they had their pizza pasta salad bar for $8.95, which included a drink. The place was very busy and the waitress was not their quality lunch server. She... More 

Thank KkFiff
Fort Wayne, Indiana
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739 reviews
559 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 249 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2015 via mobile

You would not know it from the outside. However, the food in this establishment is very good. It appears to be a favorite place for many of its customers. Will look forward to visiting again soon.

1 Thank Denny B
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618 reviews
400 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 132 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2015 via mobile

I would have never picked The Venice but I'm glad I came and will be back again. This is a yester year kind of local favorite. In the hay day 20 years ago kind of place. First off, don't judge a book by its cover. The service was very friendly. The menu is simple but easy to pick from. The... More 

Thank Travel46804
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

This was a fluke and best decision ever. Kid free due to spring break, the husband and I wandered in to The Venice. We were greeted with stunned stares, am presuming this is a 'regulars joint' and promptly seated in the dining room where the most entertaining duo, "The Brat Pack" were performing. What an adult evening we were treated... More 

Thank Destinati0nTraveler
Angola, Indiana
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137 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014 via mobile

This was suggested by a friend. I wanted something local and not a chain restaurant. Great suggestion. Friendly staff. Great Italian menu with character. Decor was older style, but food was fresh and outstanding. It even had a picture of Sinatra on the wall. Great local place that should be visited.

Thank rjmoser187

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Italian, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Open Hours
2:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 12:30 am
11:00 am - 12:30 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2242 Goshen Road, Fort Wayne, IN 46808
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Fort Wayne
  • Phone Number: 260-482-1618

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?