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Review of Sandolo - CLOSED

Sandolo
Cuisines: Italian
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Dining options: Reservations
Neighborhood: Cannaregio
Reviewed September 9, 2012 via mobile

Booked table for 10. When we turned up, nothing was prepared. We had to stand up, until seats were ready. Ordered food, another 65 minutes waiting time. Average food, but the ragu was perfect!

Thank KILA01Slagelse
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Reviewed September 6, 2012

Unfortunately, "liar, liar, pants on fire" fits this restaurant exactly. For those not familiar with Italy, bottled water seems to be the only water available but you can ask for tap water, "acqua de rubinetto". Some restaurants will give you various reasons why they can't but this one went above and beyond. The waiter actually tried to tell us that the Venice tap water comes from the canals and that the police would take him away if he tried to serve tap water. I told the waiter that this was not true and that the water comes from the Alps. The waiter could not respond to this and walked away.

I later told our tour hostess and she was shocked and said that these folks are not good Venetians.

And they have the gall to have a TripAdvisor sticker on their window. I would ask the folks at Tripadvisor to ask that their sticker be removed. This type of purposely deceitful behavior certainly warrants removal of any implied approval by Tripadvisor.

Otherwise, the food was fair to ordinary. But one has to wonder to what extents they will go to make a profit. I would not recommend this place to anyone because of the deceitfulness. The posted daily specials were full of tricks regarding service fees and cover charges as well.

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1  Thank travel0723
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Reviewed March 8, 2012

Price was adequate, food was fine but not impressive, a place for a quick meal at budget price.

Thank gtravel_mn
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Reviewed November 22, 2010

while in venice we had a most enjoyable holiday except for one dining experience in the Il Sandola restaurant...we chose this as it was not to far from our hotel and weather on the night was bad for venturing very far...the lady working there was rude and ignored us when we tried to get their attention to ask questions once or twice...as we waited for out meal she was seen to top up bottles of water which customers were charged for at their tables and had not finished and return them to the fridge...the sign on the door mentioned it accepted pretty much all credit cards so this suited us but when we were finished our meal and received the bill and went to pay for the bill we were told the credit card machine wasn,t working for the past few days and we would need to pay by cash....we don,t usually carry cash with us and were barely able to get together the amount needed to pay our bill...AND the food was nothing to write home about it was just mediocore at best and the presentation left much to be desired...i personally would not recommend this place to anyone as there are many really nice and friendly places to eat in Venice...

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Thank crapmoh
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Reviewed September 24, 2010

Had nicest spaghetti marinara and pizza here.
Excellent Italian cuisine.

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Thank LorraineCopa
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