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Antico Panificio

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S. Polo 945, Venice, Italy
+39 041 2770967
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Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Found while looking for bathrooms.

They had a Panini for E8 which was good and very clean bathrooms. We never did see any public bathrooms in Venice so you basically have to stop at a restaurant and order something. The rest of the menu was more pricy.

4 of 5 starsReviewed November 7, 2015
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Charlotte, North Carolina
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My friend and I were looking for a place to grab a quick lunch, and we encountered this place. I ordered carbonara and my friend ordered pizza diavola. The carbonara was really oily! and it was a bit salty for my taste. Pizza was decent.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2015 via mobile

Neither the owner (dressed as a lumberjack) nor the waiter (dressed as if next going to a formal ball) smiled the whole evening. But then again, why smile if working on x-mas eve? The pizza was good, just good, crispy rim, soggy middle. The salad had vegetables. The olive oil from Italy. Extra virgin. We happened on this restaurant by... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2015 via mobile

The food here was amazing the service was amazing and the restaurant is a little back street place which is always busy and has a great environment! The food was served quickly with drinks and we was treated great! I would 100% suggest going!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015 via mobile

Stumbled across this place tonight. It was only 5.30pm but my two young children had had enough of sightseeing and were complaining of being hungry and thirsty. We received a very warm welcome. The chap opened a bottle of Sauvignon for me even though it is not advertised as being sold by the glass normally. The wine was amazing. They... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2015

They had a Panini for E8 which was good and very clean bathrooms. We never did see any public bathrooms in Venice so you basically have to stop at a restaurant and order something. The rest of the menu was more pricy.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2015

We came across this restaurant on our way back to the hotel from a concert nearby. We had only that day arrived in Venice and were tired and hungry from a very early start to the day. It was not the usual type of restaurant we are attracted by as it does lack a little eye appeal. However, we needed... More 

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San Antonio, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2015 via mobile

Attentive service & good food! We ordered a pizza that had tomato, ham, arugula & porcini mushrooms (which the waiter recommended since they were in season) & the pepperoni & blue cheese pizza. We also tried the calamari, it was fresh (not too chewy) & had a light batter coating. Tried my first Limoncello here, and the server was kind... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2015 via mobile

Looking for a restaurant we stumbled on this one. We looked at the menu first before going in and asked about the prices for soft drinks because the evening before we were charged 4 euro for a simple can of cola somewhere else. He said the drinks were 3,50 and then when we started walking away he said but I... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2015

This was a recommendation from our apartment and the food was of average quality and somewhat overpriced. No locals were eating so it is a bit of a tourist trap. The service was good.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2015

We were enjoying San Polo and looking for a good restaurant when we happened to come across this place. we all ordered different food (mushroom pasta, spagetti, pizza) and all of us thoroughly enjoyed our meal. The service was outstanding. We sat outside and just enjoyed the wonderful Italian food that was made from scratch. The Proprietors were happy to... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: S. Polo 945, Venice, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Veneto  >  Province of Venice  >  City of Venice  >  Venice>  > San Polo
  • Neighborhood: San Polo
  • Phone Number: +39 041 2770967

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian, Pizza

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Dining on a budget, Families with children

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in San Polo

Neighborhood Profile
San Polo
The Rialto Bridge is the most famous sight along the Grand Canal in San Polo, smallest of Venice's six sestieri (districts) and by far the busiest neighborhood. Morning Venetians arrive to peruse the markets for fish, fruit and vegetables, while shops display goods from cheese to wine to desserts. San Silvestro and Rialto Market vaporetto (water taxi) stops add to the steady stream of foot traffic. San Polo is defined by churches including Basilica dei Frari, one of the most important churches sought by art lovers.