Cafe Venice

4.8
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  • Bar Seating
  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Casual
Cafe Venice established itself in 2019 bringing Classic Italian cuisine with a modern twist to the Oak Lawn neighborhood of Dallas, TX. We understand passion for great food, cocktails, and quality hospitality. Each guest that joins us is treated like family. This isn’t your typical corporate restaurant chain. Our main focus is to build lasting relationships with guests and play an active role in the daily lives of the community we serve. We welcome you to come join us for a wonderful evening of delicious food, wine, and cocktails… We got you covered!

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J
Dallas
117 reviews
Dined on 16 August 2019
Overall 4Food 4Service 5Ambience 3

I had seen this restaurant pop up on OT a couple of times and decided to try it. It is nothing fancy and there are no white tablecloths, but the food is very good and our server was great. He was knowledgeable about the menu and explained things to us in detail. The house salad here is one of the best salads I have had in a long time. The house made pasta was very good. The garlic bread in sourced from Empire Bakery and delicious. I would suggest a little better wine list for red, though. This spot doesn't look like much from the outside, but give it a shot. It is very good and very pocketbook friendly. We will go back.

DC
Dallas
5 reviews
Dined on 27 July 2019
Overall 4Food 5Service 5Ambience 4

We had tried their breakfast venue under the name
“ Eggcetera” and thoroughly enjoyed it. Having spoken to our breakfast server, we inquired about their dinner menu under a different name. She told us that if we liked breakfast, we’d like our dinner as well. Truth be told, it was great! I was interested in a particular pasta dish but wanted it altered a bit to please my diet. The server was more then happy to comply. The portions were perfect! Everyone enjoyed. We will definitely be back!

JR
Dallas
36 reviews
Dined on 20 July 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Server Chris is amazing!! Love the many tasty food options as well!

D
Dallas
1 review
Dined on 15 July 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

We were greeted immediately with a smile. Our server told us of their off menu garlic bread, which was amazing by the way, and there nightly feature as well as their half priced wine bottle special. We opted for pizza and their shrimp appetizer that was sautéed in a chili infused oil, spicy and very delicious. Service was amazing and very attentive. There were two servers Sean and John and they checked on us throughout our meal they made us feel welcomed and at home. We will definitely be back and highly recommend this hidden gem!

OT
Houston
5 reviews
Dined on 8 July 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 4

I was a little curious about this new place since it morphs into Italian by night but daytimes as a breakfast place.

As we entered what seemed like a not-busy Monday night, a couple is exiting and he says, “Have you ever eaten here?”

“No,” I replied.

Quickly he says, “You’re going to love it.”

You know what? He wasn’t lying. De-licious!

Greeted timely and with a smile, we sat down. Monday is half-price wine night? Let’s do a bottle of Belle Glos ($75) and go from there.

We had the Cesar salad to start. Bucatini carbonara and capellini primavera and both were perfectly prepared and big enough to make for great leftovers.

Add in lemon cello cream cake (took ours to go) and I’m telling you get there now and support this excellent Italian restaurant!

m
Dallas
8 reviews
Dined on 21 June 2019
Overall 4Food 5Service 5Ambience 4

Ordered Chicken Romano. Changed sauce to marinara. Delicious - chicken was tender, pasta and sauce were great. My wife ordered salmon - it was very good. We started with Caesar salad and my wife had house salad both were nice portions and really good. While not offered by waiter or on the menu, highly recommend garlic bread. Will return