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“Great chicken salad”
Review of Cafe Venice

Cafe Venice
Ranked #16 of 246 Restaurants in Venice
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $18 - $33
Cuisines: Seafood, Wine Bar
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Good for: Romantic, Business meetings, Special occasions
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Late Night, Dinner, Reservations
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.
Reviewed January 16, 2010

Had a very nice lunch here today. Great chicken salad with pecans and craisins, excellent soup, nice surroundings and very good service. Have been coming to Venice for years - wish I'd tried it sooner.

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Reviewed November 9, 2009

My husband and I recently moved to the area and decided to see what the city had to offer. We checked out the menu and decided Cafe Venice was definitely a place to try on our list. I think we just found our favorite restaurant in town!!! Tried the Seafood Ragout, the Grilled Romaine Salad, and the Broman Cab wine ....at our server Michelle's recommendation. I can't wait to go again and try something else--they have it all....Duck, Lamb, Ossobucco, Veal, Tuna, Salmon....Simply the best! The food and service outdo anything we have found in Venice.....and they take reservations. Everyone is friendly, the place is cute and classy with white linen table cloths, and I even noticed that the waitstaff knew the customer's names and watched them hug and catch up..so they must have a lot of regular clientele.....I think it's Venice's little hidden secret. Definitely a must eat destination! Pricier than some places-but worth it--good until the last morsel, and not a waste of money when you go someplace else and are merely left content. This place is awesome!

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Reviewed August 4, 2009

This place was highly recommended by some locals. They take reservations, but we walked in and were seated right away. We both had the specials for dinner. Also we tried the Caparese Salad and it was great (we use to live in Naples, Italy and had the fresh stuff all the time). The bill was pricey, but well worth it, plus we had a bottle of wine. I would recommend this place to everyone.

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Thank ScubaCF
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Reviewed April 23, 2009

I enjoy it for lunch

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Reviewed February 21, 2009

While shopping in Venice we eat at Cafe Venice. It's always a treat. Michelle, one of the servers, is fun and and very efficient.
Enjoy!

Thank kacohio
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