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“Must-visit restaurant in NW Arkansas”
Review of Venesian Inn

Venesian Inn
Ranked #13 of 175 Restaurants in Springdale
Cuisines: Italian
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Reviewed 2 March 2017

This is kind of a dated, ramshackle building -- the restrooms are in a building that is attached to the main building -- that houses one of the real gems among restaurants in Arkansas. The food is inexpensive and terrific and plentiful. Try the fried chicken and spaghetti. All of the food comes with very basic salads as well as wonderful rolls and honey. The service is very friendly, not stuffy.

1  Thank Steve M
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Reviewed 22 February 2017

Love love the spaghetti and home bread! The rolls are even better the next day! Its always packed so go early or prepare to wait.

1  Thank Hogfansforlife
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Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

Pre razorback game dinner. Waitress was great. Wish I remembered her name. Food good and fast. Chicken breast bit dry but I ate it up. Rolls yum. Spaghetti yum. Nice nice prices. Small dining go early. Iconic.

Thank Jill F
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Reviewed 1 January 2017

Been eating here for years. Food and servers always great! Sometimes you have to wait but well worth it.

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Thank William E
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Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

I have heard about this place for so long. It is located in the Tontitown which was settled by Italians. So I thought they had to live up to their reputation. Eeeeks

The salad was really wet and you did not get a choice of dressing. Just whatever they call that. Nothing but wet iceberg lettuce with this vinegar something on it. The menus are stained and extremely old. The men's bathroom is located outside, yes outside in another building. Decor is extremely outdated. And the biggest sin was the pasta with my Italian sausage was dramatically overcooked. Everything seems to be premade because our food came very quickly after we ordered. I have been to Patsy's in New York all the way down to the freaking Olive Garden, and this was about the most disappointed I have ever been in a place living up to their reputation. It's just very below average Italian food.
The only reason I'm this way is because if you have been around this long and have the reputation that you do and I could get better Italian at a steak house then I wonder how your still in business.
But the dinners are cheap. So if you want cheap food and cheap prices then this is your place.

Thank todd s
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