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Le Maschere

#365 of 1,210 Restaurants in Venice
#409 of 1,299 Places to Eat in Venice
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San Marco
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San Marco, 760, 30124 Venice, Italy
0415236791
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Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Breakfast, Dinner, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great local restaurant

Le Maschere, located in the Starhotels Splendid hotel in Venice, is a great example of a local restaurant serving up authentic Venetian cuisine. We were treated to a delicious ceasar salad, a frutti di mare pasta, whole, grilled, local fish, and a tiramisu to finish. The dishes were all delicious... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 19, 2014
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Brisbane, Australia
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Sacramento, California
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9 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

I have eaten here several times. When I dine with Venetian friends this is where they take me. I suggest to eat in the Terrace. I read where one reviewer did not like the steak. Sorry, but Venice is on the water, not in cattle country. They specialize in fish. Trust the waiters recommendations.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015 via mobile

This was our last night in Venice and after an unfogetable gondola tour near the Danieli Hotel, the gentle gondolier suggested us a local class restaurant. Le Maschere inside an hotel called Splendid was best dinner we had in the whole Italy. A welcome Bellini as soon as we seated and after trying local startes we ordered a turbot prepared... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

Mediocre food, lukewarm service and high price (40 Euros per person for Chateaubriand) were the reasons for this bad review. For the same price, one might be better off at a restaurant at Piazza di San Marco.

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Woburn, MA
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

We were guests at the lovely Splendid Venice Hotel so we decided to give their restaurant a try after reading good reviews. It was not a good experience. At all. This was -- by far -- our most expensive and disappointing meal with the least attentive staff of our entire 3-city Italian vacation

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

Be aware, Venice restaurant is quite over price and the food is not very good in general. We stayed in the hotel and decided to have a dinner here as we were a bit tired of going to overpriced

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Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan, Malaysia
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15 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015 via mobile

I am writing this whilst still in this gem of a restaurant in Venice...truly the saving grace for what has been a quite disappointing first visit to this legendary location The minute we stepped in, we were treated like long lost friends by thr attentive and friendly staff...things got better as the evening went by as 5-Star service was dished... More 

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Derby, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

the title says it all. FANTSTIC restaurant. friendly staff, good choice of wine. lovely setting. belissimo

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

We stayed at the Splendid hotel and visited this restaurant, which is part of the hotel. The quality of the food was very average whilst the prices were premium. We had better and considerably cheaper meals within a few hundred yards of the hotel. Would not recommend.

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Pomona, NY
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

My wife and I ate there with friends after reading several good reviews from trip advisor but we were disappointed. The wait staff was very friendly but it took a long time to get our food. The food was good - not great and slightly more expensive than I had expected. Wine was also expensive. We ordered a caesar salad... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Le Maschere, located in the Starhotels Splendid hotel in Venice, is a great example of a local restaurant serving up authentic Venetian cuisine. We were treated to a delicious ceasar salad, a frutti di mare pasta, whole, grilled, local fish, and a tiramisu to finish. The dishes were all delicious and fresh, with the grilled fish being a stand out.... More 

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Address: San Marco, 760, 30124 Venice, Italy
Phone Number: 0415236791
Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Veneto  >  Province of Venice  >  City of Venice  >  Venice>  > San Marco

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  • Address: San Marco, 760, 30124 Venice, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Veneto  >  Province of Venice  >  City of Venice  >  Venice>  > San Marco
  • Neighborhood: San Marco
  • Phone Number: 0415236791

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Staying in San Marco

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San Marco
The most famous sestiere (district) in Venice has one of the world's most famous squares, St. Mark's (Piazza San Marco). Anchored on one end by the basilica, clustered around it are restaurants, museums, shops, orchestras playing in the square, pigeons, the grand pink Doge’s Palace (Palazzo Ducale), the soaring campanile bell tower, an astrological clock tower, plus gorgeous cafes and restaurants like Florian and Quadri. Piazza San Marco is beloved by Venetians themselves. They book a table anytime, which offers a buffer from the fray. This grand outdoor drawing room attracts Venetians for a stroll too, especially late in the afternoon when the hoards of daytrippers thin out. It's simply a grand place to meet.