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Al Leon D'Oro

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Cannaregio 2345, 2345 Venice, Italy
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Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations, Waitstaff

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great food

My sister and I really enjoyed our meal here. The staff were friendly and efficient. I would definitely go back there. The prices were reasonable too.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 23, 2015
Nicolla L
Surrey, United Kingdom
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Surrey, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

My sister and I really enjoyed our meal here. The staff were friendly and efficient. I would definitely go back there. The prices were reasonable too.

Thank Nicolla L
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

good service and good food. good price !! pasta e buono!

Thank 은지 오
Peoria, IL
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98 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

We always look for locally owned restaurants when we travel. This establishment serves traditional Italian dinners. It took us awhile to find it, but we were pleased when we did. We ate a late lunch and immediately asked if nonna was cooking. She came out and greeted us with a smile. We had a recommended cuttle fish pasta with polenta... More 

1 Thank MokoPeoria_IL
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43 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

looking at the menus we thought it would be mouth watering food but it was simple basic food. nothing interesting just pasta with a little sauce and the so called fish. expected something more for such high prices.

Thank mariella m
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

The seafood was fresh and wonderful. The rest of the food was nothing special. I thought it was on the expensive side.

Thank AlbanyNYLovetotravel
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24 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2013

Unassuming restaurant, easy to miss, no particular charm, but very tasty local food and pleasant welcome. Obviously family run, right to the kitchen.

1 Thank Isabelle W
Portland, OR
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2013

This small restaurant delivered the goods with a very nice daily special of cuttlefish slivers tossed in a light tomato/garlic sauce. Truly excellent food, served up by a very helpful waitress. There are a few tables outside and a few inside. It's easy to overlook, but the quality of the food was significantly better than other restaurants I tried in... More 

Thank GeorgePortland_OR
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2013 via mobile

We had good simple dishes for reasonable price. If you do not expect something special you may come here again.

Thank Westnord
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2013 via mobile

We stop there becouse it seemed a good looking location for drinking a glass of wine and eating some CICHETTI. We drank in total 2 glasses of normal wine (della casa, not a bottle of good italian wine) and ate one taste of Seppie (4 little one), one of vegetables and one of Alici (like 10 or 12 small and... More 

Thank Fedeevangelisti
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2013

I ate on my own, and was treated the same as larger groups, which is always a sign of good service. The food was simple and delicious. It was a few euros more expensive than I would usually pay for (as a budget traveller) but it was worth it.

Thank Emily P

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Cannaregio 2345, 2345 Venice, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Veneto  >  Province of Venice  >  City of Venice  >  Venice>  > Cannaregio
  • Neighborhood: Cannaregio
  • Phone Number: 041.720693

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian, Mediterranean


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Staying in Cannaregio

Neighborhood Profile
Cannaregio is the second largest sestiere (district) with its busy Santa Lucia train station. Many transplanted Venetians commute from the outlying areas, “terra firma” to the locals, which is shorthand for any place that is not Venice. Two Grand Canal bridges serve Cannaregio, the newest (Constitution, 2008) still a local hotbed of controversy. Ponte degli Scalzi is a busy link to the train station. Nearby shops on the Lista di Spagna offer specialties like pastries and coffee that lure Venetians with a down-to-earth attitude. The Ghetto, where the Jewish population was segregated in Cannaregio, has five historic synagogues with an active Jewish community. The Fondamente Nove bustles with foot traffic to the Rialto and San Marco while vaporettos (water taxis) head to Murano and other islands. Side streets lead into quiet picturesque neighborhoods and palaces like Ca' d'Oro rise directly out of the water.