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
Venice Drag nights start at 10pm with a second show at 12am (midnight). 21+.
|January 18||11am||Jade's Retro Drag Brunch|
|February 7||10pm||Jade's Venice Drag Show|
|March 6||10pm||Jade's Venice Drag Show|
|April 3||10pm||Jade's Venice Drag Show|
|May 2||10pm||Jade's Venice Drag Show|
|June 5||10pm||Jade's Venice Drag Show|
|July 3||10pm||Jade's Venice Drag Show|
|August 7||10pm||Jade's Venice Drag Show|
|September 4||10pm||Jade's Venice Drag Show|
|October 2||10pm||Jade's Venice Drag Show|
|November 6||10pm||Jade's Venice Drag Show|
|December 4||10pm||Jade's Venice Drag Show|
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.
|April 11||8pm||Stamper Starr Band|
|April 18||8pm||Surfside Band|
|April 24||7pm||Kent American Roots Festival: Cory Grinder Band|
|April 24||10pm||Roger Hoover's Hootenanny|
|April 25||8pm||Punching Oswald|
|May 1||8pm||15-60-75 (The Numbers Band)|
|May 16||8pm||City of Invention|
|May 23||8pm||The Greasy Boys|
|May 30||8pm||The Jillettes|
|June 27||8pm||Kent Heritage Festival: 15-60-75 (The Numbers Band)|
|July 17||8pm||Kent Blues Fest: 15-60-75 (The Numbers Band)|
|September 18||8pm||Kent 'Round Town Music Festival: 15-60-75 (The Numbers Band)|
|September 25||8pm||Armstrong Bearcat Band|
|October 9||8pm||15-60-75 (The Numbers Band)|
|December 31||8pm||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