Venice Ristorante
Venice Ristorante
  • Address:
    5946 South Holly Street
    Greenwood Village, CO 80111
    Neighborhood:
    Tech Center / Greenwood Village
  • Cuisine:
    Italian
    Price: $30 and under

Venice Ristorante

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://www.veniceristorante.com/
  • Phone: 7204829191
  • Hours of Operation:
    Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:00am - 2:00pm; Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm, Friday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 11:00, Sunday: 5:00pm - 9:30pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Italian
  • Executive Chef: Alessandro Carollo
  • Dress Code: Business Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, Fireplace, Full Bar, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Private Room, Takeout, Wine, Wine Bar
  • Catering: Venice Ristorante is now proud to offer "Venice Catering." We can cater to many venues, your office or in the comfort of your own home. We can cater to any size event from large to small or any style from formal to informal. All of our our catering items are made fresh to order, nothing is ever frozen. For your convenience we have predesigned menus or if you can build your menu with our event specialist. We also can provide our clients wih five star service, rentals and detailed planning of your event. Please contact us at either 720-482-9191 or 720-234-7091 for your complete catering needs.
  • Special Events: Every month we offer an special wine dinner, please call for details at (720)482-9191. Look forward to seeing you there!

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Holly and Orchard
  • Parking: Private Lot
  • Parking Details: Free parking
A word from Venice Ristorante
Venice Ristorante offers first class authentic Italian cuisine.
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Awards voted by OpenTable diners
  • Diners' Choice WinnerItalian
  • Diners' Choice WinnerFit for Foodies
  • Diners' Choice WinnerNotable Wine List
Venice Ristorante reviews from OpenTable diners
165 reviews since May 1, 2014
Overall Rating4.4
  • Food4.5
    Service4.3
  • Ambiance4.1
    Noise LevelModerate
94% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
special occasion (107)neighborhood gem (105)romantic (83)fit for foodies (79)notable wine list (70)good for groups (40)great for lunch (34)hot spot (13)vibrant bar scene (11)great for brunch (3)kid-friendly (3)late-night find (2)scenic view (2)Show More
  • incredible find
    Moglat
    Dined on 8/26/2014
    we checked this restaurant out on the advice of a friend, our new favorite Italian restaurant, will definitely return.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2009
    Dined on 8/26/2014
    Server was slightly rude, tried to rush us when ordering. Seemed mad when we were ordering from the restaurant week menu instead of regular menu.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Poor Service
    tdburn
    Dined on 8/26/2014
    We have visited Venice on 2 occasions and we brought friends this time who have never been there. Unfortunately our service this time was the opposite of the last, very poor. Our server took at least 20 minutes to get to us once we were seated and acted like everything he did was a chore. The food was great but the service definitely was inferior making me wonder if our first experience was the norm or this one unusual.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Bad experience
    SandyD
    Dined on 8/26/2014
    We were seated in the front of the restaurant. It was so busy that we were constantly bumped into. Our chairs were almost pulled out from under us. They needed our empty chair for another table, so they just picked it up with one of our purses still on it. Very chaotic night with no regard to our comfort. They definitely wanted to turn our table quickly. We were rushed through our meal. Or waiter was great... And our food always good there, but not a relaxing enjoyable evening at all!
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Loud very loud
    Fly4Fun
    Dined on 8/23/2014
    I could not even hear the server or talk with my husband . The Noise level is so loud. I don't even remember what I ordered. I just wanted to hurry and eat and leave. We will not come again on a Saturday night
    Special Features:
    romantic, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • wonderful evening out
    Panthermom
    Dined on 8/23/2014
    Always a great experience. My husband and I come here on date nights. The food is delicious and service is warm and accommodating. This really is a gem!
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Special Requests Not Well Recieved
    DaveVIP
    Dined on 8/22/2014
    We went to Venice to celebrate my brother in laws birthday. I had asked for a table by the window. Upon arrival I had reminded the hostess of my request (called to the restaurant after booking on Open Tabel) only to be told she had nothing noted. When I asked about sitting at one of the open four tables, the blonde hostess was snarky as said they are all reserved. We watched as two of them were open most of our entire visit. So much for customer service.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion, neighborhood gem, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Awesome service
    Outoftowner
    Dined on 8/20/2014
    The service was awesome and the food was extremely delicious and great presentation!!
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Love, Love, Love them
    eatoutalotVIP
    Dined on 8/19/2014
    Venice and the crew always make you feel special! Even on a boring old weeknight. Nunzio and his gracious staff are always ready to please. Could not ask for a better local experience with wonderful food, great neighbors, and just the right amount of helpful service. Make a reservation and if you book for 7:15 be prepared to wait a little bit even with a reservation. Don't complain!!! It goes with this popular territory and don't say you were not warned!!!!!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, hot spot, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • lovely birthday dinner
    DenWPVIP
    Dined on 8/16/2014
    We enjoyed a very nice birthday dinner, despite our favorite waiter not being available that night. Everything was top notch: food, serve, ambience. The small complimentary dessert for my birthday was a nice touch!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Felt rushed but food was great
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 8/15/2014
    Our waiter started the meal by throwing our napkins on our laps. Then proceeded to asked us what we wanted to eat every 2 minutes until we ordered. Refilled our water glasses once. Failed to make any sort of connection with us. He really seemed to hate his job. The food was excellent, I would definitely go back. Hopefully we get a different waiter.
    Special Features:
    romantic, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Loved the Chicken Korma
    Foodisking
    Dined on 8/15/2014
    I am a sucker for spicy food, and the Chicken Korma did not disappoint! I enjoyed the Korma with the garlic and rosemary naan until I was stuffed. Quite frankly I had to leave some on the plate because it was a lot of food, but trust me, I really did not want to leave a bite uneaten!!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Online menu
    TexasGirl
    Dined on 8/14/2014
    I reviewed the online menu before arriving, was dissapointed to find the Rissoto was not on menu at restaurant. They made it for me even off the menu! That is excellent Customer Service. It was delicious!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Outstanding!!
    GlobalExplorer
    Dined on 8/13/2014
    We dined at Venice Ristorante Italiano on 8/13/14. We all had some variation of the veal dishes, salads, and sides of vegetables and pasta. Three of us had a Produttori Barbaresco wine and one had a Chardonnay. The entire meal was spectacular in very way. The veal was very flavorful and tender (a rarity in the Denver area). Pastas were perfect, served quite hot. Salads were fresh and creative in their presentation. Our waiter was Fiorenzo - we plan to request him again next time we go. Fiorenzo is pure European meaning he takes his role as a waiter very seriously and clearly views it as a profession. He was superb from the beginning through the end of the meal. Always there, always attentive, but never too much. What a great meal!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • NEVER disappointed!
    Yogagirl
    Dined on 8/13/2014
    My family and I have been coming to Venice for years now. The staff stays a long time, the wine list is outstanding, the food is excellent. The service is always of the highest quality and that makes it a pleasure to come here. Good for romantic dinner, family dinner, and even business. Love this place!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great dinner
    Diane
    Dined on 8/10/2014
    We have a fantastic dinner experience. We especially enjoyed not being rushed through the courses, as happens at so many restaurants these days.
    Special Features:
    romantic, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Never disappointed
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 8/8/2014
    I can honestly say that every time we have come to Venice, we have always left happy and full. Great food, and even better service.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • As always, a top notch experience
    tejoVIP
    Dined on 8/8/2014
    We have dinner at Venice Ristorante several times a year. Each and every time, the food is outstanding; the wine is excellent; the service is second to none. Most times, Chris is our server. For him, there is no request too great and no detail too small. He's the consummate pro. Complimenti a Nunzio and everyone at Venice for providing the very best possible experience.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • luvtoeat
    Dined on 8/8/2014
    We went for our anniversary. The food, drink and service was great. We did go early, 5:30 dinner reservation. So the noise level was fine, which I had read could be a negative. I guess my only complaint would be that the tables are super small and placed really close together, (at least where we were seated) which we felt was a little uncomfortable for a romantic dinner. Then the hostess seated a couple at a table right next to us, when there were plenty of tables available. I can see that happening when the place is busy. But that seemed a little uncomfortable seeing the place was not busy yet and the noise level was very low at that point in the evening.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great good too noisy
    Sue12
    Dined on 8/7/2014
    As always, food and wine were very good, but even with a half empty restaurant the noisy is so high you can hardly talk yo your neighbor. And the music in the back, although good music, just makes the noise level worst. Pity, we would go more often.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, special occasion, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • loved it!
    Lillo
    Dined on 8/6/2014
    A friend recommended this restaurant and I am so glad he did. The service was impeccable. Our waiter was so informative and helped us pick out a great wine. The food was delicious.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Wow!
    Jlnels
    Dined on 8/5/2014
    Outstanding atmosphere, service, menu and food! I will be coming back the next time I'm in Denver.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Fabulous as usual
    TeeDub
    Dined on 8/2/2014
    Still my most favorite ITalian restaurant in Denver area. Everything is always superbly mouth wateringly delicious
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Splendid evening
    RandR
    Dined on 7/31/2014
    This was our second trip to Venice - and we thoroughly enjoyed the entire experience...from the welcome when we first arrived, great table, great service and delicious food. I would highly recommend Venice and will definitely return.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Too bad about the noise
    futurz
    Dined on 7/29/2014
    The food and service is stellar. Unfortunately, the noise level is VERY LOUD! Everyone ends up shouting in order to be heard. We had asked for a quiet spot to celebrate our anniversary and were put at a table in the middle of the room. The problem could be easily and inexpensively fixed with some quality acoustic panels on the walls, but I quess as long as we keep going there will be no incentive to make the change. Too bad. We will regrettably start looking for a quieter alternative.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Todd Clary
    tclary
    Dined on 7/29/2014
    Always a favorite and guaranteed excellent meal and service. The food is outstanding and the staff are superb.
    Special Features:
    romantic, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • MSB2014
    Dined on 7/28/2014
    Have to say I don't think they make you feel particularly welcomed. Food was fine and service was fine, but neither was great.
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Marley
    Dined on 7/23/2014
    Good food. Always consistent in quality. Nice presentation.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Consistency!
    OkobojibelleVIP
    Dined on 7/23/2014
    Once again Venice makes my dining experience pleasurable and they have great food. I needed a special salad dressing and I am used to just getting some olive oil in a cruet with some lemons on the side. They blended it for me! And my dining partner wanted a smaller serving and although not on the menu, our waiter made it happen. I am never disappointed at Venice.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • delicious!
    DenWPVIP
    Dined on 7/21/2014
    All 4 of out entrees were wonderful & the service was impeccable.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Too much noise
    Pegg
    Dined on 7/19/2014
    The food was great. I had Chilean Sea Bass and it was outstanding, But it was so crowded the staff hardly had room to serve us. The noise level was deafening. We were there on a Saturday evening. I would certainly go back but early and on a week night.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
  • Great ambiance, terrific food
    where2dineVIP
    Dined on 7/18/2014
    This was our first vist. Loved the ambiance and feel of the resturant. The food was excellent and the wait staff was professional with an appropriate amount of interaction. Our only disappointment were some lengthy pauses at transition moments. We had a little snafu when they ran out of an ingredient, but they handled it promptly and professionally. Overall it was an excellent experience and we will definitely be making it a regular stop.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Great dinner!
    finedining
    Dined on 7/13/2014
    We had an amazing time and all of our dishes were outstanding!!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Best Italian in town
    FoodCriticVIP
    Dined on 7/12/2014
    Great good; great menu. Family owned and operated. Fresh and interesting seafood dishes. My only issue is that when you use Open Table one often gets a bad table.
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Another wonderful meal
    OpenTable Diner Since 2009
    Dined on 7/12/2014
    Been to Venice several times. The food has always been wonderful, fresh, prepared perfectly and presented well. When we arrived at 7PM for a 7PM booking the place was packed, with many people waiting for a table. I assumed we'd be waiting too. I checked in with the hostess and we were immediately taken to our table. The server was professional but it seemed he was trying to rush us. That wasn't going to happen as we were with others and wanted to enjoy the evening. He must have sensed that we weren't going to be rushed through dining decisions, and he backed off. One problem with Venice is the noise level, it's deafening. If they can only fix the noise problem........................... Otherwise a good choice for a fine dinner.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Long wait...
    Irishamcq
    Dined on 7/12/2014
    Venice has been around a long time and is a nice restaurant. My latest experience was one that may keep me away for awhile. We arrived within 5 minutes of our 7pm reservation and continued to way 30 minutes for a table. Very little checking in with us regarding our table, we went to the hostess twice to check on our table. We were discussing leaving when we were seated at a table that had been available the whole 30 minutes we were waiting. Our waiter and the food were excellent but there was only a "sorry for the wait" acknowledging the delay. This was a sad experience with a restaurant of this caliber. It will be awhile before going back, maybe better at the downtown location.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • dinner with friends
    Heather
    Dined on 7/12/2014
    This was my second visit to Venice. The first was for lunch with a girl friend. It was great. Dinner with friends was not so good. The room was extremely noisy and very difficult to hear. The wait staff leaned into me to reach over to put cheese on my friends plate. This is not just a touch but full body contact with her breasts in my face. She then cleared every plate from the table while we were still talking and hadn't made a decision about dessert. I hate that they come and interrupt the meal as they are cleaning up, giving the message to hurry up and get out. The food is good but not fantastic. We probably wont go back for dinner, maybe lunch.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • delightful birthday dinner!
    DenWPVIP
    Dined on 7/7/2014
    We enjoyed a memorable dinner celebrating my husband's birthday. The veal dishes were truly outstanding, as was the service. The folks here know how to make a special occasion even better with their outstanding service.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great Food, Great Experience
    BigPappi
    Dined on 7/5/2014
    Excellent food, excellent service. Can't wait to go back
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • What's Not to Love!!!
    eatoutalotVIP
    Dined on 7/5/2014
    The kind and gracious staff at Venice certainly know how to work a room and do it right, without be annoying or cloying. Excellent Italian (tell them to go easy on the salt...depending on who is manning the kitchen it can be a bit heavy handed and it's easier to add it then take it away!) Fun wine list, excellent cocktails, they do a great job on veal and fish. Yum.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, hot spot, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.