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Venetian Hot Plate

232 Beach Ave, Port Aransas, TX 78373-5312
+1 361-749-7617
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Overview
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good20%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
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“pasta” (35 reviews)
“steak” (15 reviews)
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CUISINES
Italian, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$$$
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LOCATION
232 Beach Ave, Port Aransas, TX 78373-5312
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1 - 10 of 336 reviews

Reviewed November 11, 2018 via mobile

What a great time, food excellent and the service top class. We walked in early without reservations and they got us in. Would go back again next time we are in Port A.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank stan w
Reviewed November 10, 2018 via mobile

We have been here many times before and have always raves about the quality. We reserved a table and had been excited to visit here again we were sorely disappointed. Service was very good but the quality of food was no where near as good...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank berdiep
Reviewed October 30, 2018

Our favorite restaurant on the island. It's a must visit every time we're in town. Great food and great service. Be sure to say hello to Linda, the owner. She is fantastic!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Charmsfather
Reviewed October 28, 2018 via mobile

You may not expect to find fine dining in a beach town. But you will find it here. Great food, vino and service. I heartily recommend the place. Be sure to ask the owner about the genesis of the restaurant name.

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank TexKathy
Reviewed October 27, 2018 via mobile

After being closed for 8 months after Hurricane Harvey, this place has bounced back. The menu is the finest dining in Port A and they deliver the antipasti platter has a good selection and quality. The sauces and fish are first rate.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Ann_Robison
Reviewed October 24, 2018

We went here for our 2 year wedding anniversary, can't believe I have never been before. It was FABULOUS! We made reservations about a week before we got to Port A, just in case. The owner was so nice when she greeted us, the service...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Kelly S
Reviewed September 30, 2018 via mobile

After the terrible hurricane we were so happy to see Venetian Hot Plate up and running serving wonderfully satisfying Italian and seafood once again. Paul was working and is one of the most caring foodie ever. The meal was superb and the atmosphere was warm...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank mmarshall15136
Reviewed September 1, 2018 via mobile

Amazing lasagna and I don’t even like lasagna! We arrived on Friday night of Labor Day weekend with no reservation. They fit us in with great service. Everything was good but the lasagna blew us away!

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank DanaP453
Reviewed August 28, 2018

This is a great restaurant for a date night. The food was good and many new things to try. I don't recommend taking kids because it is a quiet setting

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Jodie B
Reviewed July 29, 2018 via mobile

Not one to rant and rave, but I just had the best Lasagna from Venetian Hot Plate in my entire life and I travel all over the world and I love Italian food. I can only imagine if I had eaten the lasagna at the...More

Date of visit: July 2018
1  Thank Ranchman58
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Response from tahoequeen21 | Reviewed this property |
Sunday and Monday.
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Response from Yokum | Reviewed this property |
Don't know either but I believe he was trained by Linda's husband who was the original chef before he passed away. Same amazing food.... As long as Linda (owner from Italy) is there.. The food will always be great!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$30
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Parking Available
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Tuesday
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Wednesday
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Thursday
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Friday
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Saturday
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 232 Beach Ave, Port Aransas, TX 78373-5312
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Port Aransas
  • Phone Number: +1 361-749-7617
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