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Anima Bella

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San Marco
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calle Fiubera-S.Marco 956, 0000 Venice, Italy
041 5227486
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Good for:
Local cuisine

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  • 57
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  • 10
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  • 20
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  • 24
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Little gem for lunch

We found this restaurant whilst walking around behind San Marco square. It is a small restaurant with only a couple of tables but the waiter was friendly. The menu although not extensive has pasta and pizza dishes and satisfied us. We ordered pizza and spaghetti. A note that the pizza are small... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 30, 2014
stuart c
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Willesborough, United Kingdom
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  • Local cuisine
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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153 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

Found this charming little restaurant by chance near to St Mark's Square. Great Service , lovely food and good value for money given the location. Cooked and served by same cheerful welcoming man . Definetly worth a visit.

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London, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 via mobile

There maybe no cover charge but the service charge was 15%. We both had pasta but it was cooked in the microwave. Would not recommend, there are better options in the same area.

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Willesborough, United Kingdom
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37 reviews 37 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

We found this restaurant whilst walking around behind San Marco square. It is a small restaurant with only a couple of tables but the waiter was friendly. The menu although not extensive has pasta and pizza dishes and satisfied us. We ordered pizza and spaghetti. A note that the pizza are small ( approx 5 inch) overall very nice and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014 via mobile

Had dinner in Anima Bella with my husband the other night, it was absolutely delicious! It is a tiny place near the Piazza San Marco, with different pasta dishes, salads and entrees. You have to try the Arrabiata pasta, we actually ordered it twice that night!!

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San Leandro, CA
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

This was not my first visit to this great little place. We discovered it in 2004 and I could not wait to go back. It's a little different now - fewer tables (it was pretty crowded before) but the food was still very enjoyable. This is such a great find in the neighborhood near San Marcos - everything else is... More 

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Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

Carlo was a one man show! Took our order, cooked our food, cleaned our table, did the dishes! He was incredible. Really really good lasagna and tortellini. Suggested to us from our hotel as a nice quiet place for lunch and it definitely was. Delicious! Great service!

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Worcestershire, United Kingdom
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19 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

We visited on our honeymoon. We were looking for a more "quaint" type of restaurant away from the "sit em down, feed em and chuck em out" style that seems to be the norm around St Marks Square these days. We looked at lots of restaurants but found them all to be pizza and fast food type that was open... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

Our experience at this restaurant was so bad that I feel the need to write about it six months after our visit! Terrible, abrupt service, sloppy pasta prepared without care and an outrageous twenty percent service charge. We ordered two pastas and a soup and were charged sixty Euros! Avoid at all costs!

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

We LOVE this little restaurant! Last year we ate there twice for lunch. We did the same this year! There are only 6 tables in this small place - mostly tables for 2, and everything is so fresh and tasty. The lasagna is a must try!

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Mauritius
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

We got the very last table in this miniscule trattoria . Service attentive and quick . Food quality most acceptable . Good value . But if you are slightly overweight ...or american , do not go in !

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: calle Fiubera-S.Marco 956, 0000 Venice, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Veneto  >  Province of Venice  >  City of Venice  >  Venice>  > San Marco
  • Neighborhood: San Marco
  • Phone Number: 041 5227486

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 15 - 20

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?