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“Love this place!” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Venti's Cafe

Venti's Cafe
Ranked #83 of 527 Restaurants in Salem
Cuisines: American, Bar, Pub
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Restaurant details
Good for: Child-friendly
Dining options: After-hours, Dinner, Lunch, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff
Santa Monica, California
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Love this place!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 March 2013

I visit Salem a few times a year, and this was the best find of the trip. Their food is so good. I love the natual healthy feel of everything, and the awareness to use grass fed beef, non GMO products, etc. I had the Chevre salad, which was amazing. Im still dreaming of that salad. The service was great too. I wish they had a location in Santa Monica! I will definately go back during my next visit.

  • Visited February 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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  • Danish first
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English first
Granite Bay, California
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75 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Great Steak Wraps & Beer”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 February 2013

Small space but big on taste. All-natural menu with a lot of unique twists. Had the micro-brewed pilsner, steak wrap and sweet potato fries and was extremely happy.

Visited February 2013
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Thank Mariann E
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East Brunswick, New Jersey
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16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Salem dinner favorite”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2013

I've been to Salem a few times over the past year and make sure to go there while in town. Great variety of food with reasonable prices. Generous portions as well. Outstanding beer selection for the beer snob.

  • Visited November 2012
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Thank fluges
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Salem, Oregon
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22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Overall view of venti's”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2013

We have eaten at venti's for so many years beginning when he had a small shop on court street selling bento's in cardboard serving dishes with chopsticks to now. Dino Venti is a true entrepaneur and has established his eateries from the ground up based upon a few premises from my perspective.

Good healthy food, that is nutritious with variety and emphasis on healthy eating with vegetables etc.

Great northwest and other craft beer ...outstanding selection.

Friendly waitstaff.

There are two restaraunts...one downtown is more eclectic and has a really cool basement bar/eatery for a fantastic bohemian atmosphere. Great beer selection.

The one on commercial street southeast is larger, with room for larger dining parties and a humungous selection of beers. A bit loud at times but a true must go to dining experience if you like healthy dining and good brews.

Cheers to Dino...great job!

  • Visited January 2013
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Randy G
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60 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Wish I could say better things, but I truthfully cannot.”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2013 via mobile

Venti's has the kind of eclectic choices on the menu that would make you think it would be a gourmet's delight, but sadly it fails to live up to the promise. The guacamole burger was forgettable, done well without asking me my preference. The pommes frites are a farce, no self-respecting French person would recognize them as the original alternative to fries- they came soaked in oil and mostly burnt rather than the famous "crispy on the outside, soft on the inside". The service was patchy, took a long time to order but food arrived timely. I wish they were better than they are, Salem could use a go-to destination for upscale bar/pub food. Disappointed.

    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Pkan
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