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Trattoria alle lance

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Cannaregio 108 | Calle Priuli Dei Cavalletti, 30121 Venice, Italy
+39 041 524 3016
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Probably the worst fish i have eaten in my entire life (i fish since i was 4 years old). Probably the fish came from the Gran Canal and spent a whole week at the kitchen waiting for two adventureous travellers with a Venetian city pass (great offers at restaurants!). When our Branzinos hit our table, smell was so intense that... More 

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Budapest, Hungary
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13 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I can only confirm the previous reviews: this is the best value we found all week. The decor isn't fancy, but the food and service are as good as anywhere else we ate, with bigger portions and at 2/3 the price. Definitely worth trying!

Thank Peter T
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited this place with my girlfriend and as soon as we sat down the waitress looked like she didn't want us there. We waited at least 10 mins to order our drinks and anything else we had to go looking for someone to help us we even had to get up and get our own cutlery for our second course.... More 

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Braintree, Essex
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30 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 25, 2016

Do you need a good value meal near Venice station? Try this. We found this 'no frills' trattoria near our hotel, and ate here twice. Good value tourist set meals are based on either fish or meat, or you can just choose one dish. Their spaghetti al vognole (baby clams) was great. The staff welcomed us with broad smiles, and... More 

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Rome, Italy
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81 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 16, 2016

We chose this restaurant for dinner since we were tired and it was next door to our hotel, and had very low expectations since the place has no character nor charm. However, even if prices are average, we were very positively surprised by the food. It's not the most romantic or nice restaurant in a city choke-full with wonderful vistas,... More 

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Palmerston North, New Zealand
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57 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 15, 2016

This restaurant is close to the station so has lots of Trenitalia workers eating there. Cafeteria style restaurant, and good value, good service.

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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 20, 2016

I would describe this as a 'working person' cafe/restaurant. The ambiance is unpretentious and to the point, plain tables and chairs, and hard lighting. The night we ate there it was only a third full with mainly italians eating there. We found it from reading trip review so we were slightly anxious when we entered to see it was 'under... More 

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Los Angeles, CA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 17, 2016

For 12 euros I had a huge bowl of (great) pasta with egg and ham. (yum) Then a mixed salad and an enormous plate of prosciutto and melon. Fantastic! Locals eat here. There's a bar in back (you stand at it).

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Venice, Italy
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31 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 1, 2016 via mobile

Found it by accident as determined not to eat in the tourist factories along main drag. Good decision! Excellent well cooked food accompanied by 2 of our fave Aperol spritzes, professional service by 2 waitresses, 1 smiley, other reserved and restaurant used by railway staff too, as well as Venetians, always a good sign. Go there and enjoy your food... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016

The whole experience was ok but probably our least favourite meal in Venice. We paid similar prices but had better meals elsewhere. The restaurant is very clean but has an odd decor - rather clinical. The mixed seafood starter was very good but the salad provided with the mains had mud on the lettuce. It rather put me off. The... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, Pizza, International
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Cannaregio 108 | Calle Priuli Dei Cavalletti, 30121 Venice, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Veneto  >  Province of Venice  >  City of Venice  >  Venice>  > Cannaregio
  • Neighborhood: Cannaregio
  • Phone Number: +39 041 524 3016
Trattoria con cucina tipica veneziana ed internazionale a pochi passi dalla Stazione Ferroviaria e da Piazzale Roma

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Staying in Cannaregio

Neighborhood Profile
Cannaregio is the second largest sestiere (district) with its busy Santa Lucia train station. Many transplanted Venetians commute from the outlying areas, “terra firma” to the locals, which is shorthand for any place that is not Venice. Two Grand Canal bridges serve Cannaregio, the newest (Constitution, 2008) still a local hotbed of controversy. Ponte degli Scalzi is a busy link to the train station. Nearby shops on the Lista di Spagna offer specialties like pastries and coffee that lure Venetians with a down-to-earth attitude. The Ghetto, where the Jewish population was segregated in Cannaregio, has five historic synagogues with an active Jewish community. The Fondamente Nove bustles with foot traffic to the Rialto and San Marco while vaporettos (water taxis) head to Murano and other islands. Side streets lead into quiet picturesque neighborhoods and palaces like Ca' d'Oro rise directly out of the water.
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