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Veneto Tapa Lounge is a sophisticated resto-lounge with small plate offerings and a huge cocktail list. You can come in dressed up or you can enjoy the restaurant casually. Either way, it's a great place to dine and socialize.

Veneto is found in a beautiful boutique style hotel called The Hotel Rialto. The property has been completely renovated to fit the needs of travellers and locals. If you're not familiar with the resto-lounge, this hybrid nightlife experience should be high on your list.

The Menu

Plenty of tapas, sharing tapas, sharing boards and other items are found on the menu with all kinds of favourites including:

  • West Coast Hand-Peeled Shrimp & Mahi Mahi Risotto
  • Secret Burger
  • Thai Coconut Mussels & Frites
  • Tempura Coconut Torpedo Shrimp
  • Korean Barbeque Wings
  • Sliders
  • Grilled Naan Bread
  • Mac & Cheese
  • Steak Tacos
  • Veneto Chopped Salad
  • Charcuterie
  • Cold-Smoked Albacore Tuna
  • And More!

You can also find plenty of desserts including the White Chocolate Brioche Bread Pudding, Crushed Blackberry-Raspberry Sundae, Chocolate Caramel Pecan Pie and many other choices. Desserts are perfect for sharing and you can even choose any three for just $10.


The cocktail program is part of what has put Veneto on the map. They have professional bartenders with plenty of creations from classics to unique choices. You can even enjoy the option of putting your cocktail in the hands of the bartender and letting them decide for you.

Along with cocktails, you can enjoy plenty of beer choices and a great wine list. They even have two rotating taps specific for bartender choices.

Location and Hours

Veneto is located at 1450 Douglas Street in Victoria. They are open from 4pm to 12am, Monday through Thursday, from 4pm to 1am on Friday, from 5pm to 1am on Saturday and from 5pm to 12am on Sunday.

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