Ristorante Venere, a landmark in Westbury since 1979, is owned and operated by Chef Angelo Graziosi, and his sons Frank, Joe and Michael. Highly rated by Newsday, Zagat, and The New York Times, this family run old world Italian restaurant offers accommodating service and consistently satisfying food in large portions with reasonable prices. House specialties include award winning meatballs and spaghetti, branzino, calamari, zucchini linguini, house made pastas like ricotta cavatelli and home made desserts. A reproduction of Botticelli's painting “The Birth of Venus” is the focal point of the dining room which is decorated in soft tones of beige with curtains, arches and brickwork.
You gotta read the Reviews
Always good food & service everytime we dine here!
Delicious dinner & real pleasant staff!
The food and service were exceptional - So Yummy!
Love this place, come here a lot!
An extremely enjoyable evening!
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Dinner Menu APPETIZERS Soup of The Day 9.00 Italian egg rolls - ricotta, pepperoni, sausage 12.00 Fried Zucchini 12.00 Mozzarella and Roasted Pepper 12.00 Shrimp Cocktail 13.00 Fried Calamari 14.00 Zuppa di Mussels Marinara 16.00 Zuppa di Clams Marinara 19.00 Baked Clams Oreganata (6) 12.00 (12) 19.00 Clams on the half shell (6) 11.00 (12) 18.00 Garlic Bread 8.00 SALADS Caesar Salad for Two 14.00 Insalata Venere mixed greens, roasted peppers, tomato, artichoke, red onion, warm balsamic dressing, parmigiano cheese 14.00 Gorgonzola mixed greens with cranberries, walnuts, gorgonzola cheese, balsamic dressing 14.00 House Salad mixed greens, cucumber, tomato, onion, house dressing7.00 Calamari Salad (add Scungilli +4) 15.00 Add Shrimp 7.00 Add Grilled Chicken 5.00 PASTA Spaghetti Pomodoro and Basil 17.00 Spaghetti w Broccoli Garlic, and Oil 17.00 Penne with Meat Sauce 19.00 Lasagna 17.00 Penne ala Vodka 17.00 Cheese Ravioli 15.00 Baked Penne 15.00 Baked Penne Sicilian with eggplant 17.00 Capellini Primavera angel hair pasta with mixed vegetables tomato sauce 18.00 Spaghetti and Clam Sauce Red or White 19.00 Linguini Vongole 20.00 Spaghetti and Meatballs (top 10 in Newsday) 19.00 Penne Campagna chicken, shiitake mushrooms, sundried tomatoes, peas, onions, cayenne, romano 21.00 Orecchiette with broccoli rabe and sundried tomato 20.00 Spaghetti Carbonara bacon, cream, parmigiano 20.00 Zucchini Linguine w/ Chicken Meatballs 20.00 Enjoy a Side Order of 2 Meatballs or 2 Sausages 8.00 Spaghetti Per la Vita multigrain pasta, spinach, shrimp, white beans, chopped tomato, garlic and olive oil 21.00 PIZZETTE Cheese Pizzetta 12.00 | 19.00 Margherita tomato sauce, basil, mozzarella 13.00 | 20.00 Primavera tomato sauce, vegetables, basil, mozzarella 15.00 | 26.00 Piemontese tomato sauce, basil, mozzarella, prosciutto & roasted peppers 15.00 | 26.00 Broccoli Rabe & Sausage tomato sauce, basil, mozzarella 15.00 | 28.00 Homemade Bread (take 20 mintues to bake) 6.00 ENTREES Chicken - Parmigiana • Francese • Romano • Milanese 22.00 Chicken Mediterraneo grilled eggplant, roasted pepper, mozzarella, tomato white wine 23.00 Chicken Scarpariello chicken breast, garlic and olive oil, peppers, mushrooms, sausage, in a light lemon sauce 23.00 Grilled Chicken - broccoli rabe, garlic, olive oil 23.00 Chicken Cacciatore chicken breast, onions, mushrooms, marsala, marinara 23.00 Veal - Parmigiana • Milanese • Francese • Marsala 25.00 Veal Scaloppine Sorrentino eggplant, prosciutto, mozzarella,tomato, white wine 26.00 Eggplant Rollatini ricotta, salami, provolone 22.00 Eggplant Parmigiana 21.00 Shrimp - Parmigiana • Oreganata • Fried 25.00 Shrimp Scampi butter, lemon, garlic and white wine 25.00 Shrimp Fra Diavolo with Clams 25.00 Calamari Marinara 22.00 Mussels and Calamari Marinara 23.00 Scungilli Marinara 28.00 St. Peter’s Filet filet of sole, garlic, olive oil, white wine, butter, sundried tomatoes 26.00 Zuppa di Pesce shrimp, clams, mussels, calamari and scungilli red or white sauce (add lobster tail +15) 31.00 Twin Lobster Tails Oreganata • Broiled • Scampi 36.00 FOR TWO Italian Feast for two ravioli, eggplant rollatini, veal and chicken parmigiana 46.00 Zuppa di Pesce for two shrimp, clams, mussels, calamari and scungilli - red or white sauce (add lobster tails +28) 58.00 SIDES 9 Escarole • Broccoli • Spinach • Broccoli Rabe • Zucchini sauteed with garlic and oil, or steamed
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