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Cafe Venetia

419 University Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94301-1813
+1 650-323-3600
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Overview
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good24%
  • Average12%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“beans” (3 reviews)
“great coffee” (5 reviews)
Open Now
07:00 - 23:00All hours
CUISINES
Cafe, Italian
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
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Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
419 University Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94301-1813
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1 - 10 of 52 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago

Good coffee for an Italian is hard to find in the USA. Cristian is from Napoli and makes the best coffee in Silicon Valley! So bye bye blue bottle, Starbucks and other, hello Venetia.

Thank Sabrina D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is not the hot chocolate from your childhood. The chocolate here is rich, thick, and crafted to be enjoyed over time...not guzzled as you dash about town.

Thank Desiree R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of my favorite place to meet a friend or relax with a delicious coffee. The staff is awesome and friendly.

Thank amaria a
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Don't let anybody tell you otherwise: Hanahaus, Coupa Coffee, Philz. None of them are a patch on Cafe Venetia for the quality of the coffee. Every time I visited there were at least two baristas who knew there stuff. One other thing: other coffee places...More

Thank GSpier
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Stopped in here for a quick lunch. I have to say, the espresso I had first was good (as noted by other reviewers). The food was another matter altogether. I ordered the vegetarian quiche, cold. To my surprise, after putting the quiche on a plate,...More

Thank RIDPDX
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Good downtown location (a second one at the train station was closed on a Sunday) and a few selected tables outside. The tables upstairs now need reservations ! We had an Expensive chicken sandwich and a very good almond croissant.

Thank Nolinice
Reviewed 17 June 2017

Outstanding coffee - care goes into the preparation and the presentation. Nice selection of pastries and small pannini's as well. Don't miss the opportunity to buy some beans and get your coffee for free :)

Thank Noam Z
Reviewed 23 May 2017

This place reminds me of a European coffee shop in so many ways - from elegant cappuccino cups, to music, to decor, to close seating. Regardless of where you sit, make sure you're not having any serious conversations, as this place is perfect for listening...More

Thank bellaa07
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

The manager named Carla working at this place is very rude!! Because a customer sat down to charge her laptop before going to the counter to order, Carla the manager went to the customers table and told the customer to leave because the customer hadn't...More

1  Thank Ana_menlopark
Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

Tiny place so seating is scarce but it's super cute and they have a few outdoor tables. The coffee is amazing and I love that I can have my coffee in a real cup!

Thank Deb S
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Michele C
12 April 2017|
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Response from MLF-traveller | Reviewed this property |
I often have a green salad with a hard boiled egg. You can ask to leave off the bread sticks they sometimes offer
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$10
Cuisine
Meals
Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 23:00
Monday
07:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 23:00
Thursday
07:00 - 23:00
Friday
07:00 - 00:00
Saturday
07:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 419 University Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94301-1813 (Formerly Caffe Del Doge)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Palo Alto
  • Phone Number: +1 650-323-3600
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