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About Venice Ristorante & Wine Bar
Venice Ristorante & Wine Bar provides first class Italian cuisine! Facilitating all of your event needs, from private receptions, corporate events, anniversaries and birthdays. Our amazing wine list showcases 800 Italian wines and 300 worldwide wines.
Denver, CO 80202
Italian, Contemporary Italian
Hours of Operation:
Lunch: Monday - Friday, 11:00am - 4:30 pm. Dinner: Daily, 5:00pm - 11:00pm.
$30 and under
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Catering from 30 to 1000
Valet parking,only dinner
Union Station bus terminal
Christian Delle Fave
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine
Special Events & Promotions:
Join us for our special six course wine dinner on Tuesday February 22 at 6:30pm. $75 per person.
We will also be participating in the 5280 restaurant week from February 26-March 11.
Venice Ristorante and Wine Bar is the perfect place to hold your next large party. We offer elegant dining paired with professional service and one of the top rated wine lists in the country. Five course private dining menus starting at $49 dollars per person. Contact us for more details.
Venice Ristorante & Wine Bar Ratings and Reviews
This is a lovely restaurant with a great menu. It's quiet, great ambience, and great food! I would definitely recommend this restaurant. Also a great location downtown. Right across from Union Station. We took the light rail down.
We went in a Sunday night. Very quiet. Bartender was great!!!
I ordered spicy sausage stuffed ravioli. Very heavy. Not hot at all. Room temperature. No taste. Not spicy whatsoever. My husband hand white clam sauce with pasta. A little blan. Hot though!! Ceases salad was great!!
We had a creative and delicious meal. Pace of service was leisurely, which we prefer. We particularly liked the ability to order small plates of the entrees, for more a more authentic Italian style. Wine list was good and reasonably priced, but their tablet software is a bit cludgy.
Would definitely recommend for business, or for a romantic Italian dinner for two.
My husband and I met close friends there who we hadn't seen in 2yrs. We had a lot of catching up to do and the staff was courteous and patient. I realized that we stayed 45mins after closing time. They never told us it was time to close! Great menu, great food and desserts, perfect setting for conversation. Valet was friendly and courteous!
Hopes were higher for a truly authentic Italian restaurant (we live in SF and have been to Italy in the past). My BF felt we might as well have gone to Olive Garden (though he's very picky). The service was outstanding however.
It was a nice place to renew our friendship with some old friends from out of state. It wasn't too loud, and overall was very pleasant. I got cheese tortelloni and an appetizer, and we got a bottle of very nice nebbiola wine from Piedmont.
I have been missing authentic Italian food and was recommended to Venice restaurant in Denver. From the initial greeting by the hostess to each and every staff member we were treated respectfully and so attentively. The food was marvelous.I had long since yearned for a well prepared veal Milanese and it was magnificent-- the appetizer --calamari plus zucchini sat divinely atop a piquant marinara. We're only in Denver for two more dinners. A second visit to Venice is on our agenda and this time we're bringing a guest!
The restaurant is in a nice location and the service was great however my wife found a large peice of paper (receipt sized) in her entree. The waitor apologized profusely and they took her meal off our ticket but this still seems like a gross oversight and there are too many nice Italian places in Denver to bother going back.
Celebrated my daughters 30th birthday there over the weekend, we all had a great meal, Venice is pretty consistent. It was really busy Saturday and I could see wait staff was working hard, put the service was still good, food was hot.
This was the second trip our group has made to the LoDo location of Venice . Happily, the restaurant was able to accommodate our groups of over 15 people, comfortably - both times! The service was great service; the menu offerings, delicious! Jacob and Miguel both provided wonderful service. Jacob, has that certain something that makes going out to eat a delightful adventure - we will be sure to ask for both gentlemen again next time. My personal compliments to the chef, I had the Cappelletti di Zucca and it was fantastic, thank you!
The food and drinks were delicious. At first, we sat for about 25 - 30 minutes with only the water at our table and no waiter. After 25 minutes, one young man walked by, asked if we were approached by any waiter (we said no), and he said he would be right back and he did wait on us. He was wonderful. After our drinks came, another young man (he introduced himself to the table of 6 next to us who came in much later than us), asked us if we were being waited on. We said yes. My concern is that we would not have been waited on for a long while (40+ minutes) unless the nice young man (I believe his name was John), asked. We sat there a long time before anyone approached us. Other than that, we enjoyed the experience.
This evening was perfect for us. We wanted 'really NICE Italian' well-served and that is what we got. The menu had many dishes we recognize, which is a break for us since often we do not understand what is on the menu! The items included some simple fare (spaghetti and meatballs) but also the veal with capers in lemon sauce that we have grown to love. It was clattery, as most restaurants are now, but we were OK with it. The wine list did well, I am just not used to reading it on a tablet and 'scrolling.' This is the place if you long for the traditional elegant Italian menu.
The food was decent but not outstanding. The waiter was unfriendly and not welcoming or friendly at all, which is disappointing given it was mothers day, and both my wife and mother (and kids) were hoping for a special night. The waiter really made the night unpleasant.
I'm fairly disappointed with our experience at Venice Ristorante & Wine Bar. Whilst some of our party's dishes were ok, one of the seafood dishes was extremely overcooked (and had to be re-cooked) and our initially attentive waiter seemed to forget about our table over the course of the meal. Further, our bill was materially incorrect (by more than $50 across several items). The bill was corrected, but it was unfortunate that it wasn't right the first time.
Trust me, this place is worth it. Mario, our server is in the right place, at the right time. Ask for him. They have a very good support staff. Food---totally with it. Very original and very good!
Only thought, wish the valet parking was complimentary. Appreciating the price we paid for our meal, to add parking on top...
Go there, be glad you did.
Service started slow for a Mothers Day Brunch at 10 am. We made a reservation for 10, called 1/2 hour before reservation and changed to 6 (plenty of time),arrived 5 minutes before any other customer at opening and waited over 10 minutes for a table and ended up being seated second. We were also given a broken table and had to move. After a slow start the service and food made up for the rough beginning. I would give them a second chance.
Although a bit loud for our Business Dinner, it was a lovely evening in all. The food was delicious and a wonderful wine selection. We went on a Saturday night and it was also Prom Night so the restaurant was very loud and busy. The manager, however, handled it very professionally and made sure any delayed seatings went smooth.
We had a lovely meal on the patio. Great people watching. The cocktails were tasty (great espresso martini!) and we enjoyed the food very much. The staff was pretty busy but they managed to keep up. The mushroom/sausage ravioli was the favorite at our table.
I liked the feel of this restaurant. All in all a very good evening out for our business group. The service was efficient and friendly. The food was good. I wanted to love it, but felt that it fell just a little short of outstanding...but maybe that was just me feeling a little tired from a busy week. I would definitely visit this restaurant again to give it the opportunity to win my deeper foodie affections. My innate pickiness aside, I believe we received good value for the price. Everyone seemed pleased with their entrees and I received kudos for the great restaurant selection and requests from our attendees to book with this restaurant again.
I went here for a Bachlorette dinner and the entire experience was beyond amazing.I am very happy with the turnout. Out waiter was awesome and very polite, the atmosphere was perfect and the food and drinks were very delicious. I will definitely be visiting again!
Great dinner as always! We usually dine at the Greenwood Village location but met a friend downtown. Excellent food and service that we've become accustomed to at one of Alessandro's restaurants, and it's the same at this location. It wasn't overly crowded and noisy because we were there on a Monday night, which was nice.
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