Southern Brooklyn

Venezia Pizzeria Now Open Near United Artists

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Photo by Arthur Borko

Venezia Pizzeria at 2771 Knapp Street is now open. You can call them at (718) 676-0800. Word is there’s a flyer going around offering a free slice of pizza.

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  1. it looks like the only places surviving at this time are Food Eateries. /sigh

    and Meh, Channel letters with Red Plexi Glass………….. Looks like the next Rite Aid /sigh,

    They should have gone with what FUSION has. that would make them stand out a bit more. then the usual Black / RED Channel letters.

  2. Whats the problem with more places to eat, especially by the movie theater. More options for food in that area is a great thing, not everyone wants to eat at a Chain like Fridays before or after seeing a movie. A new Pizzeria utilizes the parking lot and gives people a local business to support.

    Besides, the owner of the building could most likely use the rent to fix his damned leaky sewage pipes.

  3. I don’t know. I’m honestly surprised you don’t!

    Lets, see, if we’re keeping track the food options next to the UA currently
    are Fridays, Coldstone (if all you want is desert), Jordans Lobster Dock,
    Clemente’s, Venezia Pizza, Pink Deli (Buffet), Subway and Dunkin Donuts.

    1 Block away is a 7/11, 3 blocks away is a Burger King. Any further then
    that and you may as well be going to Emmons or Nostrand Ave. That’s a pretty
    decent selection of food options.

  4. Whenever I’ve been out that way it was because other people made the plans, including where we were going to eat. I had vaguely remembered a pizza place, but I wasn’t quite sure.

  5. Went there yesterday night, pizza is very good and people working (or owners) there were very nice and accommodating. It’s very unorganized there but I assume it’s because they just opened up. Overall my family and I enjoyed our food.

  6. Avenue U and East 13th Street or Coney Island Avenue a few stores before the Q/B stop for Brighton Beach. Forget the names of both restaurants right now though.

  7. Beware:  If you park in Venezia’s parking lot when visiting any of the other eateries or theatre, they will have your car towed and charge you $200+ instead of the $100 fee listed on the sign.  They have spotters and and have your car towed immediately.

  8. Violation points: 21

    Sanitary Violations1) Evidence of mice or live mice present in facility’s food and/or non-food areas.2) Personal cleanliness inadequate. Outer garment soiled with possible contaminant. Effective hair restraint not worn in an area where food is prepared.3) Food contact surface not properly washed, rinsed and sanitized after each use and following any activity when contamination may have occurred.4) Facility not vermin proof. Harborage or conditions conducive to attracting vermin to the premises and/or allowing vermin to exist.

  9. Violation points: 60Sanitary Violations1) Hot food item not held at or above 140º F.2) Cold food item held above 41º F (smoked fish and reduced oxygen packaged foods above 38 ºF) except during necessary preparation.3) Food Protection Certificate not held by supervisor of food operations.4) Evidence of mice or live mice present in facility’s food and/or non-food areas.5) Filth flies or food/refuse/sewage-associated (FRSA) flies present in facility’s food and/or non-food areas. Filth flies include house flies, little house flies, blow flies, bottle flies and flesh flies. Food/refuse/sewage-associated flies include fruit flies, drain flies and Phorid flies.6) Toilet facility not provided for employees or for patrons when required.7) Food not protected from potential source of contamination during storage, preparation, transportation, display or service.8) Food contact surface not properly washed, rinsed and sanitized after each use and following any activity when contamination may have occurred.9) Facility not vermin proof. Harborage or conditions conducive to attracting vermin to the premises and/or allowing vermin to exist.10) Plumbing not properly installed or maintained; anti-siphonage or backflow prevention device not provided where required; equipment or floor not properly drained; sewage disposal system in disrepair or not functioning properly.

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