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“Modern Italian” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Impronta Cafe

Impronta Cafe
Dorsoduro 3815/3817, 30123 Venice, Italy
+39 041 275 0386
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Ranked #46 of 1,201 Restaurants in Venice
Price range: $22 - $29
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Sydney, Australia
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
“Modern Italian”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2013

As with many places in Venice, we found Imprompta Cafe by chance. Enjoyed a superb lunch of black squid ink pasta with pesto and marinara, tomato and mozzarella salad and a glass of crisp white wine. Excellent coffee and service. If we can find it again, we will return!

Visited June 2013
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Bath, United Kingdom
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“Great Modern Dining”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2013

Booked online for this restaurant & glad I did as was very busy on a Friday night in Venice. We did have to wait 15 minutes for our table in the bar area which was quite cramped but had some drinks and enjoyed watching everyone else's food come out.

We had the mozzarella and prosciutto starter which was incredible quality, just the freshest ingredients. Then we both had pasta for main which again was very good. The atmosphere was busy but not cramped, it was a welcome change to be somewhere modern.

The only slight negative for this place was the service which was a bit hurried and abrupt, it was a busy night so can understand the staff being busy but a bit more friendliness would have been appreciated.

Overall would definitely recommend though for a good value, top quality, modern meal in a beautiful part of Venice

  • Visited May 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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“Good service and prices”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2013 via mobile

Just ate their with my girlfriend. They spoke good English and described to me what the Venetian sauce is after I wanted the ravioli. I got the gnocchi as my prima instead as I don't like salty sardine sauce.

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Prague, Czech Republic
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“Casual contemporary dining”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2013

Another good pick from Trip Advisor, and a nice contrast to the other places we visited.

The restaurant has a very contemporary feel in both its menu and decor. The choice and quality of food was excellent. The portions are small but perfectly formed: we'd recommend having something light for lunch and visiting in the evening so you can try several dishes.

Tip: make sure you reserve in advance. We ate early on Saturday evening and it was already fairly busy. By the time we left (about 8pm) it was packed, with several parties waiting for tables.

  • Visited May 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Grenoble, France
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“Excellent food and wine. A nice change from the usual tourist traps”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2013 via mobile

We stumbled upon this place by accident (there is no name on the outside of the building). It has a simple, chic decor and was crowded at lunchtime with locals (always a good sign). We waited for 15 minutes for a table and it was definitely worth it! The food was delicious. We had the fish of the day - swordfish and sea bass - and roasted rabbit. The Pinot Grigio was splendid and even the sparkling mineral water was good (I'm personally not a fan of mineral water, but I really enjoyed this one). Service was fairly speedy, but not rushed and the ambiance was very lively. All in all, a great experience and definitely a must for anyone wanting to branch out of the regular tourist places.

  • Visited June 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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