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“Delicious!”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of Cafe Venice

Cafe Venice
Ranked #17 of 241 Restaurants in Venice
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $18 - $33
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Good for: Romantic, Large groups, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Families with children
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Brunch, Lunch, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Description: We are an intimate bistro style restaurant located in the Historic District of Downtown Venice. Our Menu is Continental with a French and Polynesian flair. Don't let the name fool you-this is not an Italian restaurant. Walk or Bike to local shops and beaches and parks. Outside dining is available. Reservations accepted and walk ins welcome. Separate Lunch and Dinner Menu. Casual Fine Dining and Wine Bar (we do offer a full bar). We are very close to Venice Little Theatre now known as Venice Theatre. We are happy to accommodate all Theatre diners. Restaurant and full service catering are available. Lunch 11:30-3:00 (Mon - Sat),Dinner open at 5 (Mon - Sat),Sunday hours are dinner only (SEASONALLY)-call for availability. We serve a smaller menu between 3pm and 5pm outside or at the bar as well.
Venice, Florida
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Delicious!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 18, 2013

We have been here as a couple and we have also taken guests here plus have been here with groups. It is always great. The food is delicious and the service is wonderful. We look forward to our next visit.

Visited August 2013
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Thank SusanFender
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kay k, Public Relations Manager at Cafe Venice, responded to this review, September 27, 2013
Many thanks for the review! It makes us happy to hear when the guests enjoy their meals and have a great experience....after all that's what it's all about!
Hope to see you again and again!
Michelle L-PR/Catering/Events
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English first
Wichita, Kansas
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42 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“dinner for 4”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 12, 2013

it was just ok. pricey for what you get. wouldn't eat there again as there alot of other places that are better for the price.

  • Visited August 2013
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Thank Debbie W
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kay k, Public Relations Manager at Cafe Venice, responded to this review, September 27, 2013
Thanks for your feedback. While we do try to offer a little bit for everyone-our menu offers someone of a more "higher-end" choice list than your typical chain restaurant. As our prices range from $18 to $33.
We also offer a more moderately priced terrace & bar menu for those that are looking for something lighter and a little more low-key. May I invite you to try out that menu sometime--some of our most popular salads topped with homemade chicken salad or homemade jumbo lump crab cakes are available.. I hope you will find something that will be better for your wallet.
Do try us again,
Michelle L-PR/Catering/Events
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Venice, Florida
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357 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
“Fantastic”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 4, 2013

This was a great dining experience, Café Venice captures the great feeling one gets strolling along Venice Ave. The service was friendly and very efficient with out being intrusive. The food simply incredible. We went with friends and all four of us ordered a different entrée, everyone was completely satisfied. Do not pass on the grilled romaine salad , it was the most delicious salad I have had in years. Dining here is great for a special occasion, but why wait. We will absolutely return

  • Visited August 2013
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Thank snorkler09
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kay k, Public Relations Manager at Cafe Venice, responded to this review, September 27, 2013
WOW! Double WOW! Thanks for the nice words...that's what makes us keep going is when we realize we have exceeded the guests expectations. Thanks for taking the time to put such a lovely review up for us. We hope to see you soon...
Cheers!
Michelle L-PR/Catering/Events
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Sarasota, Florida
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9 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Great lunch”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 3, 2013

Had a wonderful lunch here today. Try the grilled chicken BLT. It was very good. Servers were very friendly and they got the order exactly the way we wanted it. Will be stopping back in again.

Visited August 2013
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Thank Tim H
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kay k, Public Relations Manager at Cafe Venice, responded to this review, September 27, 2013
Yes that Chicken BLT rocks doesn't it!? One of my favorites on the lunch menu.
Hope you come again, and be sure and try us out for dinner. The menu is a bit more elaborate-but well worth the visit.
Many Thanks,
Michelle L-PR/Catering/Events
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Venice, Florida
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114 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
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“Great food in a quaint town”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 29, 2013

Venice is a great little island town to shop, stroll and dine, as well as visit the beautiful area beaches. Café Venice has a lovely menu for lunch and dinner at reasonable prices.

Visited April 2013
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Thank Marla52674
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kay k, Public Relations Manager at Cafe Venice, responded to this review, September 27, 2013
Glad to hear about your great experience in Venice. We love being downtown. Now that the weather is cooling off, we hope to see you back to enjoy the terrace seating (if you didn't already try that). Lunch and Dinner are both available outside on the terrace!
Thanks again for the nice review and hope to see you soon!
Michelle L-PR/Catering/Events
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