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Made In Italy

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117 W. Venice Avenue, Venice, FL 34285
+1 941-488-8282
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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54 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed today NEW via mobile

Arrived at 6:45 and quickly seated. The service was good up to the point we ordered the pizza. Had a "Made in Italy" pizza and "Vegetable" pizza. Both pizzas came out almost done, with minimal tasteless sauce. I mean opening up a bottle of catsup would have more flavor. The young waiter waited until we were 3/4 done before offering... More 

Thank Bruce C
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

My grandfather and I wandered into this place on a whim. He ordered the veal and I ordered a vegetarian pizza. My grandfather expressed that the veal didn't have much flavor and he wasn't satisfied with the entire meal in general so we asked the waiter to bring a substitute dish. The waiter(Matthew) was extremely apologetic and had no problem... More 

Thank DeAnna K
Nokomis, Florida
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had fabulous pizza and my husband had the pasta dish with sausage and truffle oil. We also had the new meatball appetizer which was very good. Espresso martinis as always never disappoint! One of our favorite spots!

Thank vspagirl1
Sarasota, Florida, United States
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113 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

There were four of us for lunch. I had the gnocchi with sausage and while it was delicious, there was too much oil. My wife had the gluten free carbonara which was good, but our friend had the sausage with broccoli rabe as an entree and it was bitter. I honestly thought she was being too fussy, but she took... More 

Thank SkipCohen
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We love visiting your establishment every time we visit Venice. The atmosphere and quality of food, is unmatched locally. We love the extensive wine list, and personally the saltimbocca. Everything was perfect, and I think it was John at the bar, who made the cotton candy grape martinis, last time we were here. Those were unique and delicious!

Thank Reneehukilau
Silver Spring, Maryland
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31 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I was headed for what Trip Advisor reviewers have said is the best Italian restaurant on Venice Avenue when I walked through the outdoor eating area at Made in Italy and heard the waiter patiently answering numerous questions from a diner (whose companion was even getting restless) and then telling him the specials. "Osso Bucco" made me stop. As it... More 

Thank Pamela W
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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place has great food, real italian. Hae been there a lot but the last time the had live music. First it tool a place where some one could eat. But second the MUSIC WAS MUCH TOO LOUD. We go there for have a great meal with friends. The problem was we couldn't talk because of the MUSIC. This place... More 

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Holt, Michigan
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173 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

There are many Italian restaurants in Venice. This one isn't anything special. The bread and Caesar salad were good. My husband liked the seafood pasta. But my spaghetti with small meatballs wasn't great. Didn't like the taste of the meatballs and the sauce was tasteless. Next time we'll try pizza.

Thank DEBBI1950
Tinton Falls, New Jersey
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14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food is great, the ambiance is modern & inviting. Close your eyes, you are in Italy. The bar tenders are professional,friendly and knowledgable. The food is authentic italian with modern twists, Delizioso

Thank Nonnieday
Chicago, Illinois
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Everything was great, I gave 4 star because the service was very slow. Trattoria had a huge selection of classic Italian food.BRUSCHETTA CON SPECK, FUNGHI E BRIE appetizer was the best. Just the smell of the place makes you think you died and went to heaven. The food was more then tasty. Would go back again..

Thank kasiahk

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$7 - US$30
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Kids, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 117 W. Venice Avenue, Venice, FL 34285
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Venice
  • Phone Number: +1 941-488-8282
Come and Enjoy Fresh Authentic Italian Cuisine. We serve- Antipasti- Insalate- Zuppe- Pasta- Entrees, and Wood Oven Pizza. Now proudly serving fresh fruit martinis and specially crafted cocktails in our beautiful martini bar. Peppe and Alessandro are waiting for you!

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?