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Sotoportego del Tintor 1 | Sestiere Santa Croce 1762, 30135 Venice, Italy
+39 041 524 1570
Today
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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Paris, France
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13 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

A very nice osteria in Venice, in Santa Croce area. It's a vegetarian restaurant but there are also some meat meals. Nice atmosphere and it's an osteria without tourist menu( pizza, pasta... ), price is correct. There are 2 services at night (7pm30 or 9pm30) so you can't take your time with your friends if you chose the 1rst service... More 

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Thank tinemar2015
New York City, New York
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17 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This restaurant is perfect for lunch: it's casual, has attitude, serves up inventive vegetable dishes as well as interesting meat and seafood plates. I'd recommend calling before just going--it's usually packed with locals and tourists. If you wanted to try it for dinner, it's also good, but it becomes a bit more formal and expensive. I certainly plan to return.

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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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33 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I went here with high expectations. I would say the food met our expectations, but the service was very average. Pumpkin flan is as good as everyone says, a great combination of flavor and texture. We split a rabbit entree which was absolutely delicious. Our pasta dish and artichoke side were decent. House white wine was an... More 

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Palma de Mallorca, Spain
2 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This was possibly the worst food my family has ever had. The sausage seemed raw and was lukewarm and inedible. We also got the vegan chocolate pudding and it tasted like pure plastic (I am vegetarian and often eat vegan food so that was not the problem). Also, it was not cheap considering the quality of the food we were... More 

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Arezzo, Italy
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474 reviews
328 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 136 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a great little restaurant . Had Zucca ( pumpkin) soup , really delicious and filling and Coniglio (rabbit) with little onions and balsamic vinegar. Book in advance as it us always busy , lunch and dinner

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Thank paolok66
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46 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had heard so much about this restaurant that we had to go. The menu is only in Italian, but the server was very willing to explain it to us and Google helped as well. The restaurant has two seating's and we were lucky to get a reservation through the concierge at our hotel. The food was excellent and cooked... More 

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Thank Jenice C
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Walked in 7 years ago and so throughly enjoyed our dinner we had to go again. You can't just walk in anymore; you'll need a reservation since it's become so popular, and it seems diminished from its popularity. Nonetheless, it is well worth it. Offers exceptional food with a gourmet touch to local cuisine.

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Thank Jeff T
Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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29 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a fantastic meal. Friendly service (be prepared to decipher the Italian menu) and great food in a relaxed, comfortable atmosphere. All the great comments are accurate--go to La Zucca.

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Thank Allen M
Los Angeles, California
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416 reviews
279 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 421 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We dined at La Zucca before, enjoyed the food, and wanted to return during this visit. This December the food was outstanding! We ordered several vegetarian entries and a veal dish. The vegetarian plates stood out, including pumpkin flan, artichoke hearts, roasted small onions, peppers and eggplant. The main of veal was tasty but veggies were better! There is a... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Food great, service average if not a little unengaged and disappointed the restaurant allowed a rose seller to freely approach each table and also to request for money

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
Monday
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Tuesday
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Thursday
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Friday
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Sotoportego del Tintor 1 | Sestiere Santa Croce 1762, 30135 Venice, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Veneto  >  Province of Venice  >  City of Venice  >  Venice>  > San Polo
  • Neighborhood: San Polo
  • Phone Number: +39 041 524 1570

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San Polo
The Rialto Bridge is the most famous sight along the Grand Canal in San Polo, smallest of Venice's six sestieri (districts) and by far the busiest neighborhood. Morning Venetians arrive to peruse the markets for fish, fruit and vegetables, while shops display goods from cheese to wine to desserts. San Silvestro and Rialto Market vaporetto (water taxi) stops add to the steady stream of foot traffic. San Polo is defined by churches including Basilica dei Frari, one of the most important churches sought by art lovers.
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