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Ristorante Principessa

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Riva Dei Schiavoni 4187, 30122 Venice, Italy
+39 041 520 6644
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13 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Extremely rude and arrogant staff, pizza was tasteless, wine overpriced and bad quality. 15.9% service charge to ad insult to injury. Steer clear and go for the traditional back street restaurants who do not charge a service charge but give fantastic service

Thank Angie R
Plantersville, Texas
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 6, 2016 via mobile

Food is mediocre at best. Ordered bruschetta and it was some tomato on toasted bread. Pretty tasteless and I noticed a lot of people walking away from their food. Way too pricy for what you got. Staff was rude and wouldn't let me sit where I preferred.

Thank pmcphail5460
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 5, 2016 via mobile

Average food and service. Expensive drinks. A simple lunch for 3 persons average > €80... But this is Venice..... so what do you expect. Location is fantastic though, but that's what you pay for. Find somewhere else is my best suggestion. We will not be back.

Thank Dr_Nico
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25 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 4, 2016

Can't beat the view from the restaurant patio. The food and drinks are pretty pricey. (Not even homemade bellinis…and they sold the same little bottle next door for $2.00 vs. the $10.00 at the restaurant.)

Thank Luke W
Guadalajara Metropolitan Area, Mexico
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31 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 31, 2016

After reading some of the reviews on this restaurant, we almost didn't eat here. BOY WERE THE BAD REVIEWS WRONG. The staff provides friendly, considerate service and make you feel welcome with a smile like you were at your favorite restaurant at home. The breakfast buffet has everything you might want . Lunch whether you want a salad, pizza or... More 

Thank Anne B
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5 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 12, 2016 via mobile

My family and I walked into this restaurant expecting to have good food. The food was good, but the bill was ridiculous. A pizza costs €10 each, but a soda costs €12. It is ridiculous that a soda would cost more than the meal iteself!In addition you have to pay for service and a cover charge. I don't understand why... More 

Thank Norah A
San Antonio, Texas
2 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 1, 2016

Pizza and Fettuccine Alfredo tasted like store bought. Just keep walking deeper into the city for something more authentic and local. Caprese salad and view was good though.

Thank calebrod
Calgary, Canada
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12 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 29, 2016 via mobile

I would never ever recommend this place. It was awful! Food was previously frozen. Servers were horrible to us. Prices were way too high. Stay away!

Thank Laurel C
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 25, 2016 via mobile

Poor on every front except bank balance if the prices are any reflection. Staff are coarse, brash & frankly offensive (shouting 'hey japanese?' to passerbys is not funny in any book) Dreadful food too Can't think of any reason I would come here again EVER.

1 Thank Denise D
London, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 25, 2016 via mobile

Pizza has next to no tomato - service terrible - vastly overpriced. Complained but not interested. Cardboard would have had more flavour

Thank CraigPD

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Pizza, Seafood, Mediterranean
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Full Bar, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Good for
Scenic view, Families with children, Kids, Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Riva Dei Schiavoni 4187, 30122 Venice, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Veneto  >  Province of Venice  >  City of Venice  >  Venice>  > Castello
  • Neighborhood: Castello
  • Phone Number: +39 041 520 6644
The Principessa restaurant offer a tempting range of succulent Venetian, Italian and international cuisine specialties, wisely created with seasonal, fresh and local ingredients.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Castello

Neighborhood Profile
Castello is the largest of the six sestieri (districts), and the only one not facing onto the Grand Canal. More than half of Castello is situated within Arsenale, the naval base, which occupies over one-fifth the area of Venice. This gentrified maritime neighborhood feels busy but casual. Castello’s side streets are laid back, with small boats lining canals criss-crossed by laundry. Semiannual exhibitions add a strong artsy current to the Arsenale area. Via Garibaldi in Castello, with its shops and bars, has one of Venice's rare straight and wide boulevards. When a large ship turns around the Lido to enter the Giudecca Canal, the startling sight creates an illusion that it will run aground right on Via Garibaldi! Families treasure Giardini near the island's tip, green with rare trees and grass, and Riva degli Schiavoni is a popular spot for Venetians to take a stroll to watch the sunset.
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