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Olandese volante

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castello 5658, Venice, Italy
390415289349
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Dining options: Dinner, Drinks, Lunch, Reservations

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  • Food
    1.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    1.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    1.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    2 of 5 stars
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We waited for an hour. They didn't service well and didn't answer the questions well too. And hav no excuse for late food. Even the quality of food is just so so but the price and the tax is quite high compared to the value. Please don't visit here. It's waste of time and money. Actully 1 star is... read more

1 of 5 starsReviewed June 26, 2015
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Sintra, Portugal
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Loved the food here! A great place to eat in Venice and not so expensive. Served us lunch at a rather late hour without a complaint or downgrading the service.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

We waited for an hour. They didn't service well and didn't answer the questions well too. And hav no excuse for late food. Even the quality of food is just so so but the price and the tax is quite high compared to the value. Please don't visit here. It's waste of time and money. Actully 1 star is too... More 

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Rossland, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 176 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

The Osteria Bar Olandese Volante , it was OK, nothing special. The coffee was very good, the food not so much. There is a cover charge (coperto) of 2 euro per person, but that is the norm pretty much everywhere.

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Braintree, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 152 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

L’Olandese Volante (Flying Dutchman) is a wonderful restaurant and bar in a quiet square. We have a problem with coffee at breakfast in hotels. It usually comes from a machine and not real Italian coffee. So, always, after breakfast we find a decent cuppa. This restaurant really hit the spot. Good coffee, with a small jug of hot water so... More 

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west yorkshire
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23 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Sorry to say this was the biggest disappointment of our 4 day trip. Cover charge 2euros, service charge 12percent neither of which was on the display menu. A bottle of water 5euros. The food edible only. The waiters pressure you to have the catch of the day. AVOID.

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Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

Like others, I wish I had checked Tripadvisor before eating here. The food was mediocre and the service poor. But the kicker was the bread. Where we were sitting, we could see them take the rolls out of a plastic bag to place is a bread basket. The breadsticks were in plastic wrapping, and when we did not eat them,... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

The food is ok. Probably the nicest food you can get in the tourist area. Don't aspect the great Italian kitchen. But good value for money.

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Gothenburg, Sweden
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

This is a tourist trap beyond what one would expect in Venice. When we tried to order a pizza, the waiter said they only served that at lunch. Nothing on the menu suggested this. After ordering two courses of mediocre food, they promptly presented the bill, which contained both the cover charge (normal) and a service charge (which was not... More 

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Gaithersburg, Maryland
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22 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

menu outside looked affordable BUT price on menu DID NOT MATCH price on final bill. service was mediocore at best. agree with others that house wine was triple the price and was uncalled for. husband's steak was overcooked. RIDICULOUS SERVICE CHARGE with no indication. AVOID PLEASE!

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The Hague, The Netherlands
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

During our first day in Venice, we stumbled upon this osteria which had a very nice waiter. However, the prices of the day's special turned out to be a lot more than was expected and it certainly was not worth €60. The service was nice, and the food was decent (maybe a bit heavily salted) but too expensive for what... More 

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Address: castello 5658, Venice, Italy
Phone Number: 390415289349
Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Veneto  >  Province of Venice  >  City of Venice  >  Venice>  > Castello
Average Prices: USD 10 - 15
Cuisine: Chinese

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  • Address: castello 5658, Venice, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Veneto  >  Province of Venice  >  City of Venice  >  Venice>  > Castello
  • Neighborhood: Castello
  • Phone Number: 390415289349

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 15
  • Price Range: $ $
  • Cuisine: Chinese

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Staying in Castello

Neighborhood Profile
Castello
Castello is the largest of the six sestieri (districts), and the only one not facing onto the Grand Canal. More than half of Castello is situated within Arsenale, the naval base, which occupies over one-fifth the area of Venice. This gentrified maritime neighborhood feels busy but casual. Castello’s side streets are laid back, with small boats lining canals criss-crossed by laundry. Semiannual exhibitions add a strong artsy current to the Arsenale area. Via Garibaldi in Castello, with its shops and bars, has one of Venice's rare straight and wide boulevards. When a large ship turns around the Lido to enter the Giudecca Canal, the startling sight creates an illusion that it will run aground right on Via Garibaldi! Families treasure Giardini near the island's tip, green with rare trees and grass, and Riva degli Schiavoni is a popular spot for Venetians to take a stroll to watch the sunset.