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“Can't believe any of the less than "5" ratings below”
Review of Pizzeria Columbus

Pizzeria Columbus
Ranked #89 of 366 Restaurants in Mestre
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Delivery, Reservations
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Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Delivery, Reservations
Reviewed September 30, 2013

One of the best Italian meals I have ever had. The staff was terrific, the neighborhood was fine and it was close to our hotel and the train station. We asked to see the kitchen and they were most accommodating (we wanted to see the wood pizza oven). Then our dinner came and it was terrific - no - better than that, and the chef took a personal interest in us - the food was plentiful, excellent quality, and obviously fresh ingredients and hand made pasta all around. We were VERY sorry that we had commitments on the island tomorrow but we WiLL be back here the day after. Wonderful place, don't miss it.

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Thank Linda S
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Reviewed September 27, 2013

It it a cute place and the wait staff were nice, but really they nickel and dime you. There was a 4 euro cover, presumably for the bread. We ordered one order of bruschetta and we got two. The one order consisted of ONE small piece of bread with tomatoes for 2 euros. Really? In total we paid 47 Euros for half liter of house wine, 2 small -- very small-- pieces of bruschetta, one spaghetti bolognese, one spaghetti carbonara and one plate of chicken with mushrooms and one small,bottle of water. And then we left a tip. Actually, we ate at the Hotel Bologna and had better food for less in a much smarter atmosphere. And be careful not to go here too late because the neighborhood is a bit dicey.

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Thank Ortlinde
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Reviewed September 16, 2013

Well placed and easy to find, as it’s located on Via Piave, one of the main streets of Mestre and near to the Hotel Villa Costanza, where we were staying.
We found the waiter very friendly and welcoming. As it was so hot we said we’d rather eat inside, if it was cooler? The waiter showed us inside and very kindly sat us near the air-conditioning unit and put it on for us! Superb seafood tagliatelli pasta, really melted in the mouth and the cold cuts to start were delicious too. This was swiftly followed by fantastic spaghetti pomodoro and exquisite sea bass! (see photo) The veal with mushrooms was delicious too. Even though it was past the time to close, we were still offered puddings! Not much English spoken here but we managed to get by.

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Reviewed September 5, 2013

We were seated outside, then we ordered drinks... Water, because we had been walking all day...
But, they didn't have tap water... only Mineral water which was 3 euro.

Then we ordered lasagna and fettuccine (21euro)
The Lasagna was terrible. Mushy and with no flavor. It tasted to my wife and I, like a cheap microwaved meal. Also, the portion size was very very very small for the cost.
The Fettuccine, also, was a very small portion. The beef tasted identical to hamburger helper, and the sauce just didn't have anything to it...

When we were charged for the water it was a bad start, then the portion size surprised us, but we were still excited to eat until the very first bite... We never complained, and the waitress was very sweet, but we both still cant believe the worst italian food we have ever had was in ITALY!!

From my understanding this place has changed management for the worse (reading from other reviews). So I think this place shows better ratings from the previous management then the restaurant currently deserves. It was one of the worst meals we have had the only good part about it was it seemed very clean and a waitress was nice.

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Thank Greg S
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Reviewed August 17, 2013

This is my absolute favorite restaurant in Europe. The food is fantastic and the service can't be beat. If you're staying in Mestre (visiting Venice) then you have to eat here. We ate at this restaurant on our first night in Mestre, and returned on our second night. We sat outside where it was nice and cool. We loved everything about this restaurant. All of the pizzas are amazing (even the Hawaina). Also the spicy spaghetti, bruschetta, and lasagna are fantastic.

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Thank GEO_001
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