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Empire Grille at Venus de Milo

75 Gar Hwy, Swansea, MA 02777-3296
+1 508-678-3901
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good22%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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“minestrone soup” (13 reviews)
“prime rib” (12 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Soups
$$ - $$$
75 Gar Hwy, Swansea, MA 02777-3296
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I enjoy the empire grill. Had the Lobster Bisque and fried Calamari. Perfect. Husband had a steak and lobster tail. He enjoyed it as much as I did. Others I were with had the stuffed lobster and raved about it!

Thank HeatherLCosta
Reviewed 17 August 2017

Great atmosphere, delicious food, high quality caring service, out with great friends! What more could you ask for in a dining experience!

1  Thank Elizabeth S
Reviewed 3 August 2017

We ate at Venus de Milo 20 years ago, and we still remembered the fantastic baked stuffed lobster. Leave snobbery at the door folks, this dish is perfect and delicious from the first bite to the last. There is nothing like it! We were very...More

1  Thank Amy D
Reviewed 20 July 2017

The service was good. The soup was nice and hot, but the prime rib was a little dry but the fish was excellent. The waiters were very nice and polite.

1  Thank visitor77127
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

This visit consisted of a party of 8 for dinner. Meal choices were steak,lobster ravoli, baked scrod and sirloin tips. Everyone enjoyed their meal, but the sirloin tips was the favorite. Everyone had a taste and raved about this dish. I have visited this restaurant...More

1  Thank Manga1776
Reviewed 23 June 2017 via mobile

The show was outstanding! Amazing voices and all of my favorite songs. I would definitely recommend it. Dinner wAs very good. The starter was Beef Minestrone and fluffy rolls. My fish was perfectly cooked and served with mashed potatoes and ooooh Veg All? Another vegetable...More

1  Thank Mistymfn
Reviewed 16 June 2017

We were at this venue last month for a celebration, what a disappointment with this venue, this venue had the tables set up for a dinner with no room for the cocktail hour in the same room. The bread they served was stale and cold....More

5  Thank Lovetraveling97
Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

Great place for all your functions. Great service by the employees who cater to your needs. Nice huge place for all your functions. However, the place has only one wheelchair accessible entrance which is on the side among the three main entrances into the venue....More

1  Thank Scyprian
Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

Thoroughly enjoyed our meals at the Venus! There were three of us in our party, and all of us had baked stuffed lobsters. Well worth the trip!

1  Thank Ann S
Reviewed 22 May 2017

Nice atmosphere we were seated as soon as we arrived, the wait staff was attentive and the food was very good, my husband ordered the lobster casserole and loved it! It was worth the trip over from Newport, RI.

1  Thank pamelalQ2006PK
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 15 - USD 35
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Private Dining, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 75 Gar Hwy, Swansea, MA 02777-3296
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Swansea
  • Phone Number: +1 508-678-3901
  • E-mail
Elegant, gracious and evolving, Empire Grille is highly acclaimed for its savory, decadent cuisine and sensational beverage collection. We have provided over 56 years of quality service to our guests and local communities through the passion and dedication of our top-notch staff. Whether it be for an intimate occasion, a celebratory evening, or a beautiful dining experience with friends or family, we are here to serve and exceed your expectations through our handcrafted dishes & uncompromising service. With a strong emphasis on seasonality & perfection, Chef Todd Kozaka is always on the lookout for fresh, inspiring ingredients to craft his masterpiece dishes with. We pride ourselves on serving the best seafood catches New England has to offer and bring in the most delectable and freshest ingredients from prestige local markets. Chef Todd's immense culinary talent combines distinctive preparation and cooking techniques that fuse enticing flavors to bring you mouthwatering composed dishes. For your delight, our sommelier-designed wine list is comprised of high value wines that deliver flavor far beyond their cost. Indulge in our array of specialty cocktails, crafted with passion & distinction. Our libations are built around our house-made bitters and feature chef-inspired, intricate garnishes. Each libation is designed to be complex, seasonal, and long.
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