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Ristorante Principessa

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Centro Storico riva dei Schiavoni No. 4187, Venice, Italy
+39 0415206644
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Dining options: Breakfast, Drinks, Dinner, Lunch, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    2.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Good for the WiFi

Food was nothing too impressive, for the prices. Better restaurants on the back streets of Venice. We had a salad that was plainly boring, and some scampi that were not the freshest. At least they have WiFi!!

3 of 5 starsReviewed July 13, 2015
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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

We chose Principessa for a quick lunch because it was close to our hotel and my daughter said it was her restaurant. Terrible choice. There is a nice gentlemen at the door and after him the staff is very rude. We wanted a table inside because of the heat however not allowed. There were tables available but they said it... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

We were not allowed to stay inside at air conditioning even if there were places. Also service is awful and the tips is "mandatory" set at 12%.

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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Ristorante Principessa is part of the Hotel Savoia and Jolanda and the Villa Igea. We had two breakfasts here, two evening meals and beers and drinks at other times. This is a great location by the waterfront which does get very crowded but was great for people watching! We enjoyed the food here which was tasty and well presented. Our... More 

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Pensacola, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Our cruise docked in Venice for a night so we had the chance to eat off the ship. We made reservations at another restaurant but cancelled because we could not make the last transfer water taxi to the ship. In to make we had to eat near the main shipping channel so we stopped here as it looked charming on... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Food was nothing too impressive, for the prices. Better restaurants on the back streets of Venice. We had a salad that was plainly boring, and some scampi that were not the freshest. At least they have WiFi!!

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Monmouth, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

We came here for lunch as it was convenient for an imminent boat tour. Lovely setting, on the quay by the lagoon, sadly with too much bustle from passing tourists for it to be really relaxing. But I can't fault the food or the service, both of which are exemplary. We tend not to look at prices before we eat... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

Stopped by for agua as it was super hot. The head waiter was so rude that I was only ordering some aqua frizzante. I was trying to plan out my day needed a seat and some water, would then figure out if I wanted to stay and order. It was a beautiful setting, cafe-like with a view of the lagoon.... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

After a Gondola ride in 35c you need a good pizza and cold beer (or two) before venturing back out in the heat. I enjoyed both the pizza and beers. OK you pay for the location but it's worth it.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Ended up eating here as we were starving and it was the first place we saw. Nearly everything we ate seemed to be from a can or from the freezer. The very low quality food was coupled with extremely high prices. A definite tourist trap! Walk a bloc off the main canal and find better food for half the price.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

The restaurant is okay , nothing more the service is sub standard and the food is also okay ... The only thing to cheer is the view from the restaurant ...

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Address: Centro Storico riva dei Schiavoni No. 4187, Venice, Italy
Phone Number: +39 0415206644
Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Veneto  >  Province of Venice  >  City of Venice  >  Venice>  > Castello
Cuisine: Italian

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  • Address: Centro Storico riva dei Schiavoni No. 4187, Venice, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Veneto  >  Province of Venice  >  City of Venice  >  Venice>  > Castello
  • Neighborhood: Castello
  • Phone Number: +39 0415206644

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian

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Staying in Castello

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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.