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La Rivetta

4625 Castello | Ponte San Provolo, Venice, Italy (San Polo)
(+39) 041 5231481
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Ranked #991 of 1,214 Restaurants in Venice
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: Reservations
Neighborhood: San Polo
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Dining options: Reservations
Neighborhood: San Polo
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Cincinnati, Ohio
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22 reviews 22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

I was hoping that we would be able to find little out of the way places that had just amazing food, but when we were ready to eat, we were also not well prepared . . . wandered to find a place. This was one of the less successful visits. I must admit that it was influenced by the fact... More

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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

This restaurant is truly awful. We were visiting at the height of the tourist season but it was only half full which should have told us something. Despite there being several empty tables the waiter made two men stop mid mouthful as he moved their table to put us on the table by the wall. Two of the four meals... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014 via mobile

Honestly the most terrible customer service encounter me and my partner have ever had. We had just enjoyed a lovely day exploring Venice and saw this place on the way back to our accommodation. It was pretty busy probably due to the fact we visited in high season and looked fairly nice but don't be fooled. After being pushed to... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

We stumbled upon La Rivetta while looking for a combination breakfast/lunch spot in Venice. What a great find. We did not look at the reviews ahead of time. And so am glad we didn't. We each had a first and second course and everything was fantastic. My husband and I had their house red wine which was a perfect compliment.... More

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Perth Australia
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149 reviews 149 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
105 helpful votes 105 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

This restaurant has had mixed reviews, so we thought we should test the service and food first hand. Just the two of us, at the end of a wet and stomy day in Venice, but by 7pm the weather had cleared so we were able to choose a table outside overlooking the canal. We asked for the "Tourist Menu" (Oh... More

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Michigan, USA
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27 reviews 27 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

Second trip to Venice and second trip to this restaurant. Lovely location, good service, excellent wine selection. I love their pesto sauce and the portions are large enough to take some home for lunch the next day.

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Sheffield
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014

We ate here this evening, choosing to be close to the apartment for once. We specifically asked about fish before going in, as they advertise themselves as a pizza and pasta place. We ate sea Bream and Bass. Both sizeable fish, beautifully cooked and served with a selection of vegetables. This was advertised as 'insalata' but hot vege was an... More

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Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
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32 reviews 32 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014 via mobile

We fell into this place to get out of the rain. My girlfriend is gluten free and boy were we both disappointed. We ordered roast chicken for her and just one wing arrived, greasy and with no presentation. Honestly avoid this place like the plague- it looks lovely from the outside, but is truly terrible,

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41 reviews 41 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

This restaurant is in a great location and the food is great value. Paid €31 for lunch for the two of us. Service was great and food tasted good. Not sure why other reviews are so bad.

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Dorking
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83 reviews 83 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2014

PIZZERIA LA RIVETTA, SAN POLO, 1479 VENICE. Located close to the Scuelo di San Rocco, one of the great gems of Venice seldom visited, this restaurant has a cosy and atmospheric feel to it. We dropped in for lunch at 1300 but the waiters standing outside seemed miffed that we opted to eat inside (probably because they thought if we... More

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