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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: Dinner, Drinks, Lunch, Breakfast, Coffee & Tea, Late Night, Reservations

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  • Food
    2.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Okay nothing much , but good location & view

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 ...

3 of 5 starsReviewed June 21, 2015
Surinder G
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Navi Mumbai, India
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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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

Food is decent (gnocchi al ragu is slightly salty). The calamari is delicious and reasonably priced. Service was good. If it looks like rain, opt for a space in the middle of the covered patio to avoid being relocated inside. Staff does a great job of moving folks quickly though.

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Booker Bay, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015 via mobile

We visited this restaurant 5 times , for both lunch and dinner, over our visit to Venice. The location is perfect, facing the Grand Canal, but a number of other restaurants in this precinct share the same view, offer basically the same menu at the same prices! So what differentiates this Restaurant? Most tourists visit these restaurants for convenience ,... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015 via mobile

Waiter is very unkind to clients, i was trested badly, service is horrible! The food is overpriced, we can have better food in better places in Venice! PICK ANOTHER RESTAURANT!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

We had lunch here as we were daytripping in Venice and the prices seemed reasonable for the location. It was also busy, which was one of the reasons we chose this place over others on the promenade. Service good, plenty of choice on the menu and the seafood spaghetti was excellent. Large portions and llots of fresh seafood. My partner... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

Had dinner here twice because we loved it! The food was beautiful and the staff are so warm, welcoming and helpful. We really felt at home there. The price of food was quite fair, considering its location being so close to St Mark's Square. Will definitely be returning for more during my future visits to Venice!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

For our last night in Venice we decided to pitch ourselves up and have good food & great people watching. Ristorante Principessa served up both. The waiters were very attentive, the food was great. I'd thoroughly recommend, yes it can get busy (not surprising considering where the are) but they cope well with it.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

We had there lunch, actually twice, because it was soooo good! Venice is expensive, and this is not the most expensive of the Basic restaurants there, but the food was just fantastic! We had pasta (black), fish plate as antipasti, salad etc... everything was fresh, beautifully done, with decent prices. And the service was probably the best we experiencend in... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

My wife & I were enjoying our first trip to Venice and had just stepped off the Vaporetto near St. Mark's, an excellent location. We picked this cute looking sidewalk café for our dinner. It was a wonderful spot for people watching. But, in hindsight now, we sure wish we had read Trip Advisor first - these other reviews are... More 

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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

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.