Venezia Gondola Restaurant,
6, Medan Seri Impian 2,
Pusat Perniagaan Seri Impian,
Bukit Mertajam, Penang.
IT is love at first bite at the newly opened Venezia Gondola Restaurant in Bukit Mertajam (beside Tesco), Penang.
Chic and cosy with its Venetian decor, the outlet entices with its authentic Western cuisine that packs a punch with homemade marinades and sauces by self-taught chef Chuang Ru Lean.
Indulge in wholesome and delicious mains such as roast chicken, chicken Cordon Bleu, BBQ chicken, fish and chips, fish Parmigiana, grilled fish teriyaki, hot-dog bun and grilled Atlantic salmon.
Served with spaghetti and bell pepper, the herb marinated roasted chicken is perfection with crunchy skin on the outside and juicy, tender meat underneath.
The dish is well balanced in taste with the aromatic chicken complemented by the lightly spiced pasta.
The BBQ chicken with roasted potato, glazed carrot and sauteed French bean is another delightful creation with its savoury coating, moist meat and big flavour.
For pasta lovers, select from seafood aglio olio (top pic), spaghetti carbonara, seafood Arrabiata, mixed vegetables with spaghetti and smoked duck breast with spaghetti to name a few.
Rich in herbs, the aglio olio is a must-try for its amazing taste.
The spicy edge from the chilli flakes further adds to the oomph.
There are also Surf & Turf combos that include grilled chicken & fish, grilled lamb & fish, mixed grill of chicken, lamb and beef, and grilled Australian lamb chop or strip loin.
Dessert is a myriad of choices of homemade cakes and crepes such as latte caramel walnut crepe, peppermint chocolate cake and mocha walnut cake.
Enjoy the special promotion of Buy 1 Free 1 on Monday, Wednesday and Thursday for dine-in only.
Venezia Gondola has been drawing in the crowd not only for its awesome dishes but also its reasonable pricing.
The restaurant can also cater to private functions on the second floor.
Business hours are from noon to 3pm for lunch and 5.30pm to 11pm for dinner daily except Tuesdays.
For reservations and enquiries, contact 04-5485456.