Since 1941, generations of residents, students and visitors have enjoyed the Venice Cafe for its authentic ambiance, great drinks, delicious food and more. Its noir-ish mahogany atmosphere and hued Italian murals have provided a unique backdrop for many a fun night out with friends and family.
Tues - Fri: 5pm-2:30am Sat:4pm-2:30am
163 W. Erie St., Kent, Ohio 44240
Danjo Jazz plays most Tuesday nights at the Venice Cafe. Danjo will perform with a full jazz orchestra or smaller combos. They’ve provided many a fun night out with friends and family.
Looking to find a use for that 2-page jewel of a paper you crafted on Socrates for Intro to Philosophy? Look no further. Venice Cafe is here to celebrate the most leisurely of leisure sports with Knowledge not actually required to participate. Bring a few friends, grab a table, and have a few laughs.
All our shows are free. Yes, FREE. Our beer isn't.
|February 1||10pm||Back to School Drag Show|
|February 9||8:30pm||15-60-75 (The Numbers Band)|
|February 22||Kent Beatlefest|
|7:00pm||Across the Universe|
|9:30pm||Colin Dussault's Beatles Project|
|February 23||8:30pm||Punching Oswald|
|March 1||10:00pm||Drag Show|
|April 13||9:00pm||The Outside Voices, Jake Dunn & The Blackbirds, Joshua Powell|
|April 19||Kent American Roots Festival|
|7:00pm||Cory Grinder Band|
|10:00pm||Roger Hoover's Hootenanny|
|May 4||8:30pm||15-60-75 (The Numbers Band)|
The new Erie Street Kitchen — now open in the Venice Cafe — is bringing farm fresh local produce from your favorite artisan suppliers and farmers to downtown Kent for the finest in hot chicken, one of a kind sides, seafood fun, and a creative sharable toast section with accouterments. This new, chef-driven and clean, food-focused eatery will be a favorite for the whole family as well as the hottest spot to bring guests to impress.
163 W. ERIE ST. | KENT, OHIO 44240 | CALL: 330.593.5928
Tues - Fri: 5PM-2:30am
Sat: 4pm - 2:30am
163 W. Erie St.
Kent, Ohio 44240