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Dona Onesta

Dorsoduro, 3922, 30123 Venice, Italy (San Polo)
041 710586
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Ranked #368 of 1,215 Restaurants in Venice
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Neighborhood: San Polo
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Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Neighborhood: San Polo
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hemel
Top Contributor
101 reviews 101 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

Found this purely by chance How lucky was that Four of use had a variety of top class food in our 3 course lunch The seafood was just perfect Do finish with the lemon sorbet

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kissimmee
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36 reviews 36 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

We found this little gem while exploring the streets of Venice. Tucked beside a canal it was inviting. Service was quick and efficient. The lasagna was reasonably priced and delicious.

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massachusetts
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69 reviews 69 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

We always seemed to end up at restaurants mid-afternoon when the staff were all eating! Other than them, we were the only ones in here. We had Pork Scallopini, Pork Pizziola and Bellinis. It was great. Highly recommend.

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Harrow, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

Wonderful and seriously moutg watering seafood Venice's best kept secret. Good value for money. Best we have come across from staying in San Marco.

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Snoqualmie, WA, United States
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

While walking around Venice we passed this canal-side restaurant. There was a four-star trip advisor sticker on the window, so we decided to come back for dinner. Checking TA in advance, I saw erratic ratings, but the hotel said that they recently changed chefs and that maybe things were a little unsettled for awhile. We arrived a little before 8,... More

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Sydney, Australia
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20 reviews 20 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

To set the scene - this restaurant looks like many other typical restaurants in Venice, but it's not worth your time and money. In addition to the below comments, this restaurant not only has a Cover Charge per person, but also a 10% service charge added to the bill. I had seen this restaurant earlier in the day and the... More

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Winnipeg
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50 reviews 50 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

This quiet restaurant is nicely appointed and has windows that open out to the adjacent canal. It is a way off the beaten track, but very worth the short walk. We enjoyed a full dinner with starters and salads. We really enjoyed the fried squid. The batter was very much like the tempura at a good Japanese restaurant. The salad... More

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New Brunswick, New Jersey
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3 reviews 3 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

We liked that the menu had a good variety of entrees. We were a party of six and were happy to see beef pork and lamb, not just seafood.

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Houston, Texas
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113 reviews 113 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

My wife and I ate here on July 11, 2014, in the evening for dinner. It can be a little hard to find, unless you know the area. The service was actually pretty good; the two wait-persons tag-teamed to make sure we quickly got what we requested. They were friendly, and offered a free after-dinner drink (grappa & limoncello). Prices... More

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Lowell, Massachusetts
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

We stumbled into this place to get out of the rain and liked the look and feel of the place. It has a cozy authentic feel and felt like very local. I saw the Octopus salad and had to try it. It was mostly octopus with a light lemon sauce. The octopus was light and tender not chewy at all.... More

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