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Cafe Venice

116 W Venice Ave, Venice, FL 34285-1929
+1 941-484-1855
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good28%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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116 W Venice Ave, Venice, FL 34285-1929
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The staff is very friendly, the lunch was excellent and beautifully presented. I was here for my birthday and decided to have dessert with coffee. I had a delicious piece of caramel cheese cake and the waitress really made my day. I highly recommend this...More

Thank Savannah_Annika
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

8 of us visited before a concert nearby. The server was aware of our plans amd got us out of there with time to spare. They offee tapas, salads amd full entrees. Almost all were pleased with their meal I had a delicious spinacj salad...More

Thank denisetheshopper
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Had heard great reviews but sadly wasn’t our night. The special, the snapper was good, the salmon was dry and the topping very salty! The escargot sadly was too salty and tart.. I couldn’t eat it, the potstickers were hard. Bouillabaisse was very good. Will...More

1  Thank Fladak
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I loved my roast beef wrap. Medium beef tender and tasty. Wife had a Caesar salad with blackened shrimp. Shrimp was super salty and salad had a pink dressing and was heavy on onions - disappointing.More

1  Thank Reg J
kay k, Owner at Cafe Venice, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Good evening. We are sorry to hear that you were disapointed. Our Caesar salads come tossed lightly in our homemade garlic Caesar dressing. When you add seafood to any of our salads, we serve a side of roasted red pepper remoulade sauce. Our remoulade sauce...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Love the Cafe! Yummy food and the butternut squash with brie is our favorite. The service is so great, you feel like an honored guest. Never have been disappointed there.

Thank Barbara B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our second visit, our friends first. Wonderful meal served by hospitable Rachael. My wife and I both ordered Veal Madallions, very tasty, if you like veal. Our lady friend tried the Salmon and commented on the Brie Butternut Squash seasoning, yummy. My buddie went for...More

Thank golf076
kay k, Owner at Cafe Venice, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Sounds like quite the evening!! Thank you for celebrating Friday with your wife and friends. We appreciate our local business very much. We could not do this without people like you. We do hope to see you soon.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I made a reservation and requested a booth. They promptly seated us and the waitress greeted us. We both ordered cocktails, the wedge salad and the rack of lamb. The cocktails were delicious and they even made my wife a drink they...More

Thank johnbarb0579
Reviewed 1 week ago

Good service, good food, good value. Nice diverse menu and wait service was very good. Would definitely recommend it. The only concern is when they are busy it's very loud in the restaurant.

Thank Judy S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Always a great meal. Great bar. Fair pricing. Outside dining a treat. Wine tasting dinners are always outstanding.

Thank nickster1936
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We've eaten at Cafe Venice many times and Kay was only too happy to give us a last minute reservation for Christmas Eve. The entrees never disappoint and are prepared with only the freshest ingredients and interesting flavors that don't overwhelm the food. Along with...More

Thank Eileen B
kay k, Owner at Cafe Venice, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for taking the time to right such kind words! Hope your new year is treating you well.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 18 - USD 33
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 116 W Venice Ave, Venice, FL 34285-1929
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Venice
  • Phone Number: +1 941-484-1855
  • E-mail
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.
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