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Venezia - CLOSED

1799 University Ave, Berkeley, CA 94703-1513
+1 510-849-4681
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Overview
  • Excellent32%
  • Very good51%
  • Average17%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
16 Feb 2014
“Venezia is now closed”
19 Mar 2013
“Your very own Italian neighborhood”
Restaurant Hours Closed
CUISINES
Italian, American
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
1799 University Ave, Berkeley, CA 94703-1513
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1 - 10 of 28 reviews

Reviewed 17 February 2014

It used to be a good standby--but it is no more. While the review must be at least 100 characters, there isn't much else to say--since there is no reason for anyone to ponder whether to go to a restaurant that no longer exists. I...More

Thank Paul M
Reviewed 20 March 2013

This restaurant has consistently good food. We are never disappointed. But what really makes it fun is the interior which is one big mural that looks like you are in Piazza. There is laundry on the line, faux pigeons perched about, and a black and...More

Thank Eekmama
Reviewed 2 March 2013

I have been to this place from the very beginning to last night. I the old days they had opera singers and wonderfully big menu. things have been pare down now maybe with the times there aren't as many pastas and seconde on the menu...More

Thank Robabas
Reviewed 1 February 2013

I like to take visitors to Venezia. The food is dependable, the atmosphere is friendly, the prices reasonable. Waiters are knowledgable and the service is good. There is a private room in the back for parties of 8 or more. Parking is not a problem.

Thank Grandpa284
Reviewed 10 January 2013

We've eaten here several times over the years when we are in the area. Our experience has been that the food is consistently good as is the service. The ambiance is okay. It is easy to get to from I-80 & parking on the street...More

Thank 2Textralians
Reviewed 26 November 2012

We recently stopped at Venezia for dinner and had an exceptional meal. The service was prompt and attentive, despite a full house. The selection of wines by the glass was well-priced and offered a decent variety, but the best part was the overall quality of...More

Thank GLKlor
Reviewed 18 September 2012

We often eat at Venezia before seeing a play at Berkeley Rep. We like the ambiance (you can carry on a conversation easily), and the food and service both are great.

Thank SpookysMom57Danville
Reviewed 3 August 2012

Always consistently good food and service. Try the truffled potato chips - house made, with truffle oil splashed on and Parmesan cheese grated over the top. Good salads, interesting pasta dishes, short but good wine list (bottle and glass). Save room for dessert. Very kid...More

Thank nevertooold53
Reviewed 14 July 2012

My daughter and I were in town to visit Cal and met good friends at Venezia for dinner. I liked the atmosphere and the staff was very helpful...our waiter was lovely. Everyone ordered something different and seemed happy with their meal. I ordered the sirloin...More

Thank Brinkleybuddy
Reviewed 30 June 2012

I ate late on a Friday evening with a friend and I was not dissapointed. The service and the food was very good. The portion sizes are just right, food was served hot and presentation was excellent. Well worth a visit.

Thank Levelguy1
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$30 - US$40
Cuisine
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 AM - 9:00 AM
Monday
5:00 AM - 9:00 AM
11:00 AM - 3:00 AM
Tuesday
5:00 AM - 9:00 AM
11:00 AM - 3:00 AM
Wednesday
5:00 AM - 9:00 AM
11:00 AM - 3:00 AM
Thursday
5:00 AM - 9:00 AM
11:00 AM - 3:00 AM
Friday
11:00 AM - 3:00 AM
5:00 AM - 9:30 AM
Saturday
5:00 AM - 9:30 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1799 University Ave, Berkeley, CA 94703-1513
    (Grant St.)
  • Public Transportation: AC Transit bus stop just outside our door.
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Berkeley
  • Phone Number: +1 510-849-4681
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