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!
Mozzarella Sticks 8.95 Italian Egg Rolls Ricotta, pepperoni and sausage. 9.95 Fried Zucchini 9.95 Mozzarella and Roasted Pepper 9.95 Shrimp Cocktail 10.95 Fried Calamari 11.95 Zuppa di Mussels Marinara 13.95 Zuppa di Clams Marinara 16.95 Baked Clams Oreganata 9.95 Clams on the half shell 8.95 Garlic Bread 5.50 Stuffed Pepper (SPECIAL) Red bell pepper stuffed with beef and rice. 9.95 Calamaria Arrabiata (SPECIAL) Homemade spicy cherry pepper sauce. 13.95 Clams Pazzo (SPECIAL) Little neck clams (8), garlic, bacon, hot cherry peppers, and basil. 16.95 Meat & Cheese Board (SPECIAL) Prosciutto, soppressata, sharp provolone, and parmigiano cheese. 12.95 SOUPS
Minestrone 7.50 Pasta e Fagioli 7.50 SALADS
Large Caesar Salad 11.95 Panzanella Salad Grilled chicken and toasted garlic bread. 10.95 Angelos Chopped Salad Grilled chicken, mixed lettuce, artichoke, tomato, cucumber, roasted pepper, sun-dried tomato, parmigiano, romano cheese, balsamic, and olive oil. 11.95 Large House Salad w/ Grilled Chicken Iceberg lettuce, tomato, cucumber, onion, and mozzarella cheese. 10.95 Insalata Venere Mixed greens, roasted peppers, tomato, artichoke, red onion, warm balsamic dressing, and parmigiano cheese. 11.95 Gorgonzola Salad Mesclun greens, romaine, gorgonzola, walnuts, dried cranberries, and balsamic dressing. 11.95 Mesclun Salad Organic baby greens, Roma tomatoes with shaved Parmigiano. 8.95 Calamari Salad Celery, lemon, garlic, and olive oil. 12.95 Calamari & Scungilli Salad 17.95 HEROS
Spaghetti Pomodoro and Basil 14.95 Spaghetti with Broccoli, Garlic, and Oil 14.95 Penne with Meat Sauce 16.95 Lasagna 14.95 Penne alla Vodka 14.95 Cheese Ravioli 12.95 Baked Penne 12.95 Baked Penne Sicilian with Eggplant 14.95 Fettuccine Alfredo 17.95 Capellini Primavera Angel hair pasta with mixed vegetables and tomato sauce. 15.95 Spaghetti Per la Vita Multigrain pasta, spinach, shrimp, white beans, chopped tomato, garlic, and olive oil. 18.95 Linguine and Red Clam Sauce 16.95 Linguine and White Clam Sauce 16.95 Linguine Vongole 17.95 Spaghetti and Meatballs (top 10 in Newsday) 16.95 Penne Campagna Chicken, shiitake mushrooms, sundried tomatoes, peas, onions, cayenne, and romano. 18.95 Orecchiette Served with broccoli rabe and sundried tomato. 17.95 Spaghetti Carbonara Bacon, cream, and parmigiano. 17.95 Zucchini Linguine w/ Chicken Meatballs (SPECIAL) 12.95 House Made Pork Braciola (SPECIAL) Served over Frankie's cavatelli. 21.95 SEAFOOD
Cheese Pizza 14.75 Sicilian Pie 19.75 White Pizza 20.95 Cheese Calzone 7.95 Chicken Roll 8.95 Sausage Pepper Roll 9.95 ENTREESAll entrees are served with a side order of spaghetti or penne with tomato sauce or house salad. Any substitutions will be charged accordingly. Chicken Parmigiana 18.95 Chicken Francese 18.95 Chicken Romano 18.95 Chicken Milanese 18.95 Chicken Mediterraneo Grilled eggplant, roasted pepper, mozzarella, and tomato white wine. 19.95 Chicken Scarpariello Chicken breast, garlic and olive oil, peppers, mushrooms, sausage, in a light lemon sauce. 19.95 Grilled Chicken Broccoli rabe, garlic, and olive oil. 18.95 Chicken Cardinali Onion, marsala, eggplant, mozzarella, and tomato. 19.95 Chicken Cacciatore Chicken breast, onions, mushrooms, marsala, and marinara. 19.95 Veal Parmigiana 21.95 Veal Francese 21.95 Veal Milanese 21.95 Veal Milanese 21.95 Veal Marsala 21.95 Veal Scaloppine Pizzaiola Marinara sauce, peppers, and garlic. 21.95 Veal Scaloppine Sorrentino Eggplant, prosciutto, mozzarella, tomato, and white wine. 22.95 Eggplant Rollatini Ricotta, salami, and provolone. 19.95 Eggplant Parmigiana 18.95 Sausage & Peppers (custom made to our specifications) 18.95 Shrimp Parmigiana 21.95 Shrimp Oreganata 21.95 Fried Shrimp 21.95 Shrimp Scampi Butter, lemon, garlic, and white wine. 21.95 Shrimp Fra Diavolo with Clams 21.95 Calamari Marinara 19.95 Mussels and Calamari Marinara 20.95 Scungilli Marinara 24.95 St. Peter’s Filet Filet of sole, garlic, olive oil, white wine, butter, and sundried tomatoes. 22.95 Zuppa di Pesce Shrimp, clams, mussels, calamari and scungilli red or white sauce. 27.95 Twin Lobster Tails Oreganata 30.95 Twin Lobster Tails Broiled 30.95 Twin Lobster Tails Scampi 30.95 Chicken Parmigiana w/ Spaghetti (SPECIAL) 10.95 Eggplant Parmigiana w/ Spaghetti (SPECIAL) 10.95 Steak Italiano (SPECIAL) Ribeye cowgirl steak, broccoli rabe, and sweet vinegar peppers. 35.95 DINNER FOR TWOAll entrees are served with a side order of spaghetti or penne with tomato sauce or house salad. Any substitutions will be charged accordingly. Italian Feast for Two (2) Ravioli, eggplant rollatini, veal, and chicken parmigiana. 35.95 Zuppa di Pesce for Two (2) - Red Sauce Shrimp, clams, mussels, calamari, and scungilli. 51.95 Zuppa di Pesce for Two (2) - White Sauce Shrimp, clams, mussels, calamari, and scungilli. 51.95 SIDES
Escarole 7.95 Broccoli 7.95 Spinach 7.95 Broccoli Rabe 7.95 Steamed Zucchini 7.95 Zucchini Sauteed with Garlic and Oil 7.95 HOMEMADE SAUCES TO GO
Homemade Marinara Sauce 6.00 Homemade Tomate Sauce 6.00 Homemade Meat Sauce 8.00 Homemade Clam Sauce 10.00 Homemade Vodka Sauce 7.00 Homemade Pomodoro Sauce 7.00 Fresh Pizza Dough 3.75 INSALATE(LUNCH MENU - served until 3pm) Large Caesar Salad 11.95 Panzanella Salad Grilled chicken and toasted garlic bread. 10.95 Angelos Chopped Salad Grilled chicken, mixed lettuce, artichoke, tomato, cucumber, roasted pepper, sun-dried tomato, parmigiano, romano cheese, balsamic, and olive oil. 11.95 Large House Salad w/ Grilled Chicken Iceberg lettuce, tomato, cucumber, onion, and mozzarella cheese. 10.95 Gorgonzola Salad Mesclun greens, romaine, gorgonzola, walnuts, dried cranberries, and balsamic dressing. 11.95 Mesclun Salad Organic baby greens , roma tomatoes, and shaved parmigiano. 8.95 Calamari Salad Celery, lemon, garlic, and olive oil. 11.95 Calamari and Scungilli Salad 16.95 PANINI(LUNCH MENU - served until 3pm) Each is served with mixed greens, tomato, celery & onion. Grilled Vegetable Eggplant, zucchini, roasted pepper, carrot, and mozzarella. 10.95 Grilled Chicken and Broccoli Rabe 10.95 FRITTATA(LUNCH MENU - served until 3pm) Each is served with mixed greens, tomato, celery & onion. Potato & Egg 10.95 Broccoli Rabe & Sausage 10.95 PRE-FIXED LUNCH SPECIAL(LUNCH MENU - served until 3pm) Includes salad & soda; no substitutions - no free refills. Baked Penne Lunch Special 10.95 Capellini Primavera Lunch Special 10.95 Spaghetti with Red Clam Sauce Lunch Special 10.95 Spaghetti with White Clam Sauce Lunch Special 10.95 Penne with Broccoli Garlic and Oil Lunch Special 10.95 Orecchiette with Broccoli Rabe Lunch Special 10.95 Lasagna Lunch Special 10.95 Penne with Meat Sauce Lunch Special 10.95 Spaghetti & Meatball Lunch Special 10.95
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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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