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Empire Grille at Venus de Milo

75 Gar Hwy, Swansea, MA 02777-3296
+1 508-678-3901
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good22%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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“minestrone soup” (14 reviews)
“prime rib” (13 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Soups, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
75 Gar Hwy, Swansea, MA 02777-3296
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

So this place has a Thursday night special from 6pm-10pm it's the chef's BBQ which doesn't cost much and you get a boat load of food. I have to tell you that after trying the BBQ here I've been back nearly every other week since...More

Thank Michael G
Reviewed May 14, 2018

We had a party of 11 come in early Saturday evening, in other words NOT busy yet. Our waiter was forgetful, forgetting to take everyone's drink orders, running back and forth because drinks are in different sections, and wasn't sure of himself. The famous soup...More

3  Thank dowgal24
Reviewed March 20, 2018

I've attended several major large events at the ballroom of Venus de Milo. The hall is quite large and can accommodate over a 1000 people. The dinner served consist of minestrone soup, salad, beef and dessert. It is quite a challenge to serve that many...More

Thank Fernando R
Reviewed February 5, 2018

The staff has bad attitude, we were seated and ignored for 25 minutes before the server asked what we would like. Then we were told the first four things we selected from the menu were not available. We were given a small plate with olive...More

3  Thank jvp1946
Reviewed January 29, 2018

They have my favorite French onion soup for lunch! With a glass of wine it is perfect. I have also had yummy prime rib at dinner. Have been to their Holiday buffets but confess buffets are not my favorite. However, always friendly staff. Also never...More

Thank LunaKey
Reviewed January 15, 2018

Scrumptious food, plated with care, Excellent service ,friendly staff, clean restrooms,Priced at fine dining level.

Thank Townie234
Reviewed November 12, 2017

The food was good but on the expensive side. Everyone in my party enjoyed their food. The service was very good also.

Thank visitor77127
Reviewed November 10, 2017

For the very best lobster in your life, you must try Venus De Milo Restaurant in Swansea, MA. Not cheap, but the lobsters are big, up to 3 1/2 lbs. and absolutely delicious. You must go at least once in your lifetime.

Thank Claudia P
Reviewed November 9, 2017

The food was outstanding!! From the clam chowder to the seafood in Mediterranean rice - may be one of the best meals I've ever had from anywhere! The service was impeccable! The glass of wine was a full pour for a very reasonable price. Our...More

Thank Judy F
Reviewed October 3, 2017

I enjoy the empire grill. Had the Lobster Bisque and fried Calamari. Perfect. Husband had a steak and lobster tail. He enjoyed it as much as I did. Others I were with had the stuffed lobster and raved about it!

Thank HeatherLCosta
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$15 - $35
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Private Dining, Television, Highchairs Available
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Kids, Special occasions, Large groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 75 Gar Hwy, Swansea, MA 02777-3296
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Swansea
  • Phone Number: +1 508-678-3901
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Elegant, gracious and evolving, Empire Grille is highly acclaimed for its savory, decadent cuisine and sensational beverage collection. We have provided over 56 years of quality service to our guests and local communities through the passion and dedication of our top-notch staff. Whether it be for an intimate occasion, a celebratory evening, or a beautiful dining experience with friends or family, we are here to serve and exceed your expectations through our handcrafted dishes & uncompromising service. With a strong emphasis on seasonality & perfection, Chef Tom Lyon is always on the lookout for fresh, inspiring ingredients to craft his masterpiece dishes with. We pride ourselves on serving the best seafood catches New England has to offer and bring in the most delectable and freshest ingredients from prestige local markets. Chef Tom’s immense culinary talent combines distinctive preparation and cooking techniques that fuse enticing flavors to bring you mouthwatering composed dishes.
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