Venice Restaurant

772 E. 149th St.
Bronx, NY 10451
Best Of
Venice Restaurant +

Tara Engberg


  • Sun 12pm-10pm, Mon-Sat 11am-10pm
  • $
  • Catering
  • Dinner, Lunch
  • Full bar
  • No Parking
  • Reservations Accepted, Reservations Not Necessary
The founders hail from Ponza-where Circe turned Odysseus's men into pigs-50 kilometers south of Rome. The cuisine benefits from the location near the Hunts Point Market, featuring rustic seafood dishes, including a conch salad heaped over tangy, vinegar-cured vegetables, and juicy clams stuffed with toasted bread crumbs

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    Tuesday, May 20, 2003 at 4 a.m. by Robert Sietsema

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