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due venti

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Certificate of Excellence2015, 2017 Winner
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CUISINES
Italian, European
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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Dinner
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APPETIZERS & SALADS​
9.00
Fritelle
Eva’s cauliflower fritter recipe accented w/ garlic & herbs, pan fried in olive oil served w/ a warm tomato caponata & garlic herb aioli
9.00
Pate di Pollo
Housemade​ chicken liver pate accompanied by a summer strawberry salad & served w/ crostini
8.00
Formaggio
Assorted cheeses w/ wine soaked cherries & honeycomb
9.00
Salumi
Imported cured meats w/ pickled celery & mustard
5.00
Zuppa
Seasonal inspiration(your server will inform you of this afternoon's selection
9.00
Fragola
Spinach​ & arugula tossed w/ a creamy goat cheese-herb dressing, topped w/ strawberries, pancetta & candied hazelnuts
8.00
Insalata della Casa
Gourmet greens, golden raisins, imported goat gorgonzola cheese & toasted pine nuts, dressed w/ our house vinaigrette (lemon, white wine vinegar & fresh herbs)
LUNCHEON ENTREES​
14.00
Tagliatelle
Hand cut pasta tossed w/ braised short ribs in a ragu of tomatoes, carrots, rosemary, garlic & red wine
8.00
Calamari Romagna
Fresh squid sauteed w/ white wine, crushed tomatoes, raisins, capers, pine nuts & farro
13.00
Pollo e Polenta
Pan seared chicken skewers served w/ a chilled cucumber or yogurt or dill salad
12.00
Gnocchi
Light ricotta dumplings tossed w/ crispy smoked prosciutto, English peas, cream & mint
8.00
Frittata
Baked Italian omelette w/ leeks, sundried tomatoes, goat cheese & pancetta
BRUSCHETTA, FLATBREAD & PANINI​
12.00
Sfoglia di Pane
Oven fired flat bread topped w/ smoked Prosciutto, gorgonzola & grilled apricots
10.00
Davido
Sopressata salami, spicy cappicola, sundried tomato pesto, mixed greens & pickled onion on toasted ciabatta
9.00
Toscano
Tuscan style egg salad. Hard boiled farm fresh eggs, celery, raisins, capers, dill & aioli on toasted ciabatta w/ mixed greens
9.00
Autogrill
Thinly sliced mortadella, olive salad & aioli on toasted ciabatta (A rendition of a sandwich that we had at one of the many Autogrill roadside cafes in northern Italy)
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Reviewed August 6, 2018

Excellent food & wine! Try the flat iron steak or the chicken. Both super! Halibut was very good but I would have liked it a little spicier. Small place friendly staff. Not loud so you can carry on a conversation.

Date of visit: August 2018
2  Thank Daniel B
Reviewed June 25, 2018

Metro Detroit has many terrific Italian restaurants but Due Venti stands out with a menu that offers varying, creative dishes that highlight the Northern Italian style. Family owned and operated, you can feel the owner's passion and dedication to providing a memorable dining experience. Almost...More

Date of visit: June 2018
3  Thank Erick R
Reviewed March 5, 2018 via mobile

The food is unique and delicious. It is presented beautifully and flawlessly by amazing servers. This is my favorite restaurant for a quiet dinner with a focus on the food and your partner. Perfect in every way.

Date of visit: March 2018
1  Thank Chercan
Reviewed December 23, 2017 via mobile

This restaurant is a real find. A small, cozy dining room with a creative Northern Italian menu. The food tastes so good. The choices are small in number but there is still sufficient choices. The ragu of rabbit with black truffle sauce was fantastic! Great...More

Date of visit: December 2017
1  Thank Lisa S
Reviewed November 5, 2017

Don't be off put by the unassuming location and outside. Its easy to drive on by. Inside is some of the best Italian food in the Detroit area Having just come back from a week and a half in Italy for a brief time Due...More

Date of visit: November 2017
1  Thank Don D
Reviewed October 2, 2017

The title of my review pretty much sums it up. Very good service and knowledgeable staff. Quite a limited menu but understandable with such a small venue. That being said the menu was diverse enough that anyone could find someone something that they like. For...More

Date of visit: September 2017
3  Thank Gooch83
Reviewed July 23, 2017

It had been a long time since we had dined at due venti. Why did we stay away so long? Service was excellent (Andy) and our appetizers, soup, salads and main course dinners we excellent. We went with friends and ordered a variety of items...More

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank Permit99
Reviewed June 21, 2017 via mobile

Our friend was celebrating his 79th birthday and this was an exquisite evening. Andrew, our waiter showed extreme patience and graciousness. The beets and sea bass were absolutely wonderful. The evening could not have been better.

Date of visit: June 2017
Thank Rich6561
Reviewed March 14, 2017

I've been here twice and each time has been amazing! The hospitality of the owners is amazing - they are awesome! Each dish is carefully prepared and I once went for an anniversary celebration recently and they give you a "special menu" to take home...More

Date of visit: February 2017
Thank ayouchnik
Reviewed February 23, 2017 via mobile

It was great to get away from the chain restaurants near Somerset and have a lovely meal with excellent food and service. I had the ragu, which was delicious, and my husband had salad. We splurged on some homemade gelatto for dessert. I can highly...More

Date of visit: February 2017
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