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.
|July 2||7pm||Jazz Night|
|July 16||7pm||Jazz Night|
|August 6||7pm||Jazz Night|
|August 20||7pm||Jazz Night|
|September 3||7pm||Jazz Night|
|September 17||7pm||Jazz Night|
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.
|May 24||8pm||The Surfside Band|
|May 31||8pm||Jim Zeller|
|June 7||10pm, 12am||Mistress Sable's Drag Show|
|July 5||10pm, 12am||Mistress Sable's Drag Show|
|July 6||8:30||Kent Heritage Festival: 15-60-75 (The Numbers Band)|
|July 12||6:30pm||15-60-75 (The Numbers Band)|
|July 12||10pm||Monica Robins and the Whiskey Kings|
|August 2||10pm, 12am||Mistress Sable's Drag Show|
|August 31||8:30pm||Punching Oswald|
|September 14||10pm, 12am||Mistress Sable's Drag Show|
|September 18||10pm||College is a Drag! Show and DJ|
|September 21||9pm||Armstrong Bearcat Band|
|October 4||10pm, 12am||Mistress Sable's Drag Show|
|October 16||10pm||College is a Drag! Show and DJ|
|November 1||10pm, 12am||Mistress Sable's Drag Show|
|November 15||8pm||Hot Potatoes|
|November 16||8pm||Thor Platter Band|
|November 20||10pm||College is a Drag! Show and DJ|
|December 18||10pm||College is a Drag! Show and DJ|
|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