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La Palanca

448 Giudecca, Venice, Italy (Dorsoduro)
39 041 528 7719
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Ranked #26 of 1,191 Restaurants in Venice
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Italian
Neighborhood: Dorsoduro
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Reservations
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Reservations
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

We read tripadvisor reviews and had high expectation for this place but disappointed. Nice view, friendly staff, uncooked pasta noodle, too salty pasta sauce. We couldnt find the reason why some people make a trip to this island just for this restaurant. It's a waste of time and money. Maybe the chef was off on monday?

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Bowling Green, Kentucky
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

We had lunch here and loved it. The prices were great for Venice. The food and view were spectacular. Most importantly, the house wine was incredible. It may have been one of the best wines I have ever had. Definitely stop here when in Venice.

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Teddington, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 via mobile

we went back twice, as we enjoyed the fresh and very good seafood and an incredible good service. Not to forget the views across the water towards San Marco etc. a very enjoyable ristorante! But there is no dinner, so enjoy your lunch!!!!

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Abbotsford, Canada
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29 reviews 29 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

A nice little restaurant across the wide Canale Della Giudecca from Zattere (south of the main group of islands that comprise Venice). This restaurant is very close to a Vaporetta (water bus) stop. Take Vaporetta # 2. Worth going a bit out of the way for a memorable lunch. Our hotel reception clerk strongly recommended this place for a nice... More

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Malta
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23 reviews 23 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

Went here last April during our Easter break in Venice. We crossed over to visit Guidecca and read the reviews on TA and decided to stop here for lunch. The owner is such a nice chap and he immediately seated us outside with a view across the awesome San Marco. The seafood was so fresh and we loved the sardines... More

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Richmond, Virginia
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19 reviews 19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 via mobile

The service started great. The waiter helped us with the menu and rearranged the outdoor seats to accommodate. Our first time to Guidecca we were not expecting the world but wow The food is terrific and the house wine was very pleasing The view is across from Venice so it is great Less than a 1/4 mile from the Hilton

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

If you are staying at the hilton the food is quite expensive so we decided to go for a stroll to see if there was any restaurants that were reasonably priced and this restaurant was. Great if your after some yummy pasta and the service is also great

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Muenchen
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

If you like seafood, you will love it at Cucina Snack "La Palanca". You'll find very fresh fish, i.e. delicious seafood meals, simply and yet wonderfully prepared and generously served. The food is (1st quality) genuine, and so is the context: no chi-chi, but down-to-earth honest and real. Ever-smiling (and laughing) Mr Andrea and his waiters are very friendly, helpful... More

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Uxbridge, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

I had read several TA contributors' great comments about this bar/cafe and had planned to eat there on our last evening before flying home. I should have read the reviews more carefully! Unfortunately, on arrival at 6pm the server told me politely that the chef only works until 2pm for hot food, but we could have sandwiches etc. Having made... More

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Cairo, Egypt
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32 reviews 32 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014 via mobile

Lovely view, having breakfast (cappuccino, latte and croissants) right in front of the sea is heaven! Plus the people working here are very cheerful. We love it and will absolutely come back for lunch. Thank you for the wonderful start of the day.

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Additional Information about La Palanca

Address: 448 Giudecca, Venice, Italy
Phone Number: 39 041 528 7719
Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Veneto  >  Province of Venice  >  City of Venice  >  Venice>  > Dorsoduro
Cuisine: Italian

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