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“we spent ages looking for this place, but it was so worth it!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Bar Pasticceria Ballarin

Bar Pasticceria Ballarin
Cannareggio 5794, Venice, Italy
041 528 5273
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Ranked #58 of 1,205 Restaurants in Venice
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Italian
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Heswall, United Kingdom
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31 reviews 31 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 9 cities Reviews in 9 cities
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
“we spent ages looking for this place, but it was so worth it!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2013

Superb coffee, drink it standing at the bar or at small high marble table. And do enjoy the delicious pastries; the canoli are truly wonderful!

Visited August 2013
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  • English first
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  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
“Excellent!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2013

Despite being on the total tourist path, the cakes tasted fantastic and were very reasonably priced! Even though they didn't have teas we like (Earl Gray or anything herbal) at the moment we were there, we were happy to take the cakes away

  • Visited September 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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“Favorite Bar Pasticceria in Venezia”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2013

We came to arrange our daily travels through the streets of Venice so that we could visit Bar Ballarin as often as possible. This is where I learned to love caffe' (espresso), a pursuit that I have carried home with me. The choice of bakery items and candy is vast and always good. Try anything. At lunch times they offered us little mini pizzas and with a little aqua, caffe', dolce it made a lovely and affordable snack on our way. When we return to Venice this is one of the first places we will visit for sure. There is no real seating as I remember, its just a place for quick (and frequent) pit-stops. Popular with tourists and locals alike.

Visited October 2012
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“Excellent ”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2013 via mobile

Coffee is exceptionally good and the pastries are all divine
I have not had time to try it even though I went every day throughout my stay

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London, UK
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15 restaurant reviews
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“Not really a restaurant, but well worth a visit...”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2013

This is basically a bakery, veering towards the sweeter end of what that entails....
There is a bit of space to stand and eat your delicious pastries with a fresh coffee, but that's about it.
Having said that, we had some items from their selection, and they were quite magnificent...
For a guilty treat (as if there weren't enough in Venice) try out their produce.

  • Visited June 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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