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“Glad we found this.” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Bar Pasticceria Ballarin

Bar Pasticceria Ballarin
Ranked #8 of 27 Bakeries in Venice
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Cafe, Italian
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Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast, Takeout
Neighborhood: Cannaregio
Hampshire, England
Level Contributor
34 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“Glad we found this.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2013

To think we nearly settled for McDonalds.
Just stumbled on this place on a freezing cold morning in Venice. Ordered hot chocolate and some little cakes at random.
All gorgeous and just hit the spot! Obviously popular with locals too, people were constantly dropping in for their coffees and snacks

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3 Thank rorygnat
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Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Turkish first
  • Any
English first
London, United Kingdom
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66 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“Delicious for breakfast and amazing cakes”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2012

Don't even think of having your breakfast in your hotel !. this is the place to enjoy a calories rich breakfast or just a coffee. Busy with locals having their daily doze of caffein and sugar, fresh pastries for all tastes. Friendly service.

Visited December 2012
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2 Thank MadcyclistLondon
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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175 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
“Great atmosphere, great espresso, great pasticceria”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2012

Walking by and wanted an espresso (€ 1,--). One of the best ever. Took some dolcetti (pastries) and I wanted to stay for ever. But the wife was on a windowshopping-tour, headin to the Rialto-bridge.....
The day after, I found this place again and there was my espresso (again!).

  • Visited October 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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2 Thank Dax2012
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Irvine California USA
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61 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“Didn't know what I ate .. but it was PERFECT”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2012

I ordered a double espresso and some of the sweet nuts, also couple of stuff that looked good, everything was perfect, they were not friendly, but it is a Starbucks style, you order, pay and pick up your stuff, why would my rating be affected, I gave them 5 stars, if tripadvisor had had 10 stars, I would have given them 9 stars of of ten

  • Visited August 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 3 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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1 Thank irvineman
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Yoxall, United Kingdom
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346 reviews
145 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 142 helpful votes
“Nice position but unfriendly staff”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2012

Nice place but seem to be not interested in tourists and were not very friendly at all. I tried speaking italian and they just looked at me as though i had 2 heads ! .The pastries looked nice but had to try and get a look through locals just standing and chatting

Visited July 2012
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1 Thank ChrisJane25
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