The restaurants around the canal are average at best, we generally prefer the food court (cheaper and good food) and Cafe Deco (higher quality food). The shops are a nice mix of mid to high range shops offering a good array of shopping from clothes, jewelry, electronics, food stuff to pharmacy and banking services. Its a good mix. We don't actually shop here but appreciate what is on offer for the many tourists looking to maximize their Venetian and Canal experience.
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