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448 Giudecca | Giudecca, Venice, Italy (Dorsoduro)
39 041 528 7719
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Ranked #26 of 1,197 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
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Reservations

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London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

This is a true h= no frills neighbourhood bar where locals meet for a coffee or a spritz and catch up on the latest gossip. Bar Palanca reminds me of a bar from a classic Italian film - imagine Marcello Mastroianni downing an expresso before dashing off to a romantic liaison with a sultry diva. The owner, Andrea is consistently... More 

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12 reviews 12 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

We came here on October...took a vaporetto because we read the food was cheaper in Giudecca so we went for lunch. This is one of the first restaurants you see when you get off the vaporetto, right in front of the canal. the service is excellent. we ate a tuna tartar (excellent) and one of their special that includes 4-5... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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28 reviews 28 reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

This place made me not regret staying in Giudecca during my trip to Venice. Local, cozy, and amazingly delicious!

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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29 reviews 29 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

Happily we found it by chance, just along from the vaporetto station. It only serves hot food at lunchtime. We recommend giving careful consideration to the daily specials. In our case they were really fresh seafood. A wonderful mixed fish antipasto of small sardines in olive oil, crab, squid and herring. Mains were excellent. Sea bass ravioli, scallops with vodka... More 

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Derbyshire, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

Always stop here for lunch when in Venice. Signore Andrea and his staff are helpful, knowledgeable and friendly. Sit outside for a fantastic view over to Zattere. Let the staff suggest the pasta of the day, have a carafe of house wine, finish off with the homemade tiramisu and enjoy. Lunch doesn't get better than this......

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London
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51 reviews 51 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

We very much enjoyed our lunch here - a mix of tourists and locals, with extremely friendly staff and delicious pasta. We shared a plate of mozzarella, mint and aubergine caponata to start and then each had a pasta dish. The pasta with porcini and king prawns was particularly good. We also had two glasses of prosecco and a quarter... More 

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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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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 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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27 reviews 27 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 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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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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Address: 448 Giudecca | 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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