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Cafe Venice

116 W Venice Ave, Venice, FL 34285-1929
+1 941-484-1855
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Overview
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good28%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“grilled romaine” (18 reviews)
“thai soup” (7 reviews)
“crab cakes” (35 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 am - 9:00 pmAll hours
CUISINES
American, Cafe, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
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LOCATION
116 W Venice Ave, Venice, FL 34285-1929
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1 - 10 of 579 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

We were shopping in downtown Venice and chose Café Venice for lunch on October 14th. It is right on one of the main shopping streets. We were with friends that had eaten there before and recommended it. My wife had the Quiche of the Day...More

Thank R0bertM48
kay k, Owner at Cafe Venice, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for giving us a try! The menu has a variety of options and we are glad you both were able to try a few different items. We hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 2 days ago

I live in Venice. Cafe Venice is on Venice Avenue on the Isle...good location for people that want to shop or walk after dinner or lunch. The food is great...relaxing atmosphere. Friendly service. The owner is always greeting people and wants happy customers. I recommend...More

Thank Cyndee P
kay k, Owner at Cafe Venice, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for the fabulous review! We truly try our best to make all our guests happy. We hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 1 week ago

Sally is the most engaging hostess! We fell into the restaurant, hungry and tired, after a long walk, where she greeted us warmly and made sure our every culinary need was met. We mixed and matched the wedge salad with shrimp and blackened Mahi. It...More

Thank tambella2017
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had heard about Cafe Venice from someone we met at Venice Theater and decided to stop for lunch. The service was prompt and everyone very nice and helpful. They had a good selection of sandwiches and specials and reasonably priced for the area. Would...More

Thank 746NatalieO
kay k, Owner at Cafe Venice, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for the kind review. We hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Cafe Venice is a great place to go for great food in Venice. The staff is great, friendly and knowledgeable and the menu is varied offering something for every taste. On this visit, we were there for lunch. The specials were interesting that day and...More

Thank Stephen S
kay k, Owner at Cafe Venice, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for taking the time to write a kind review! Your words are so kind. We look forward to seeing you again soon.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had heard about Cafe Venice, but never been there. Well, with friends in from out of town we decided to go some place we hadn't been before and it was OUTSTANDING! While it's a little noisy, the ambiance is still very nice. It's a...More

Thank SkipCohen
Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

This is our new lunch spot. The food is great. The service was excellent and the atmosphere was perfect. The prices were good. I had a great portobello sandwich and the soup was great.

Thank AnnieHinfl
kay k, Owner at Cafe Venice, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for giving us a try! We truly try our best to make all our guests happy. We hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 20 August 2017

I just want to take a minute to thank the crew at Cafe Venice for another impeccable dining experience last night. We had decided at the last minute (late morning) to go there for our anniversary - which we did not tell them. I won't...More

Thank John B
kay k, Owner at Cafe Venice, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to write a wonderful review! We truly try our best to make all our guests happy and we're glad it was successful. We hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

Wow what a great meal, we all throughly enjoyed. Salads were great both garden and Caesar salad, main dishes of grouper, veal, and salmon all were outstanding. Dessert we totally recommend the crème brûlée. Be back very soon.

Thank benz472017
kay k, Owner at Cafe Venice, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We truly appreciate it!

Reviewed 9 August 2017

This comfortable restaurant has many delishes meals to choose from! My favorite is their crab cakes! I find them to be one of the best I have tasted!

Thank Jeanne1946
kay k, Owner at Cafe Venice, responded to this reviewResponded 17 August 2017

Thank you for taking the time to write a review! Your words are so kind. We look forward to seeing you again soon.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 18 - USD 33
Meals
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
Romantic, Local cuisine, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
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
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.
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