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La Palanca

Isola della Giudecca 448, 30133 Venice, Italy
+39 041 528 7719
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good26%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“pasta” (47 reviews)
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Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Isola della Giudecca 448, 30133 Venice, Italy
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Very lovely place and genuine Italian /Venetian food . We thoroughly enjoyed our lunch and staff very friendly .

Thank 97Mario
Reviewed 1 week ago

Found this restaurant purely by chance as we dared to venture on to a water taxi for the first time and decided to get off at Palenca on La Giudecca. We were cold and hungry and this rather unassuming restaurant was most welcome. We ordered...More

Thank KatandSte
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a 5 day stopover in Venice prior to a cruise on Oceania Riviera in november 2017. Had a terrific time although weather was very windy and wet. Had previously booked La Palance hoping for pleasant weather to sit outside and take in the...More

Thank kencoutts
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had lunch with my wife here today. Fantastic pasta dishes and the most amazing tiramisu. Greeted by a great host (I think possibly the owner) who made some great recommendations. Amazing views across the waterway. Would definitely recommend. Prices good too - only serves food...More

1  Thank Kevin M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful pizzette for breakfast. Tables by the lagoon. Good cappuccino. Close to vaporetto. Nice people.

1  Thank Diana C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Continuous flow of locals and tourists through the door, good coffee and sandwiches, very good view.

2  Thank Andy H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Everything is just great. Ask for the specials of the day, fresh fish, good portions and delicious home made cakes, all served with a great smile of the owner!

Thank RobyTime
Reviewed 15 March 2018 via mobile

Tried to go for some food based off the many positive reviews. When we asked if we could have the spare table in the corner for food we were met with “can you see anyone else eating?”. Nothing more was said, nothing more to be...More

3  Thank JimMck_34
Reviewed 12 March 2018 via mobile

This place is absolutely the best place here. The food is great and the service is warm and friendly! Since we found it we came every morning. Highly recommend!!!

Thank yuvh
Reviewed 12 February 2018

We have been going for years and without exception there is always a warm welcome and something good to eat. Cosy and comfortable inside when it is cold or wet but when the weather permits sitting outside with a view across the Giudecca canal to...More

4  Thank Rosemary J
Giudecca is a retreat for Venetians away from the
crowds. Symbolically, six metal teeth represent
Venice’s six sestieri (districts); the seventh,
Guidecca, points away from the others – part of
Dorsoduro, but separated by the Giudecca Canal.
Giudecca evolved from a center of shipyards and
factories to a quiet residential area with a
sprinkling of restaurants and bars. The majestic
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Sam G
13 July 2017|
Response from Intlxpatr | Reviewed this property |
Great views, especially if it is good weather and you can sit outside. You are directly across the canal from some of the most beautiful scenery in Venice. We think it is romantic; it is along a walkway, great for a long... More
9 July 2017|
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Response from subhashuppal2016 | Reviewed this property |
They also do vegetarian and meat dishes you should be able to choose from. Hope this will suffice. Dr. Subhash Uppal PS; The view of the grand canal is stunning while you enjoy your meal. Wish you a great time
Clive P
7 April 2017|
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Response from Chelsey M | Reviewed this property |
I made reservations for outside via Facebook. They were quick to confirm. Inside isn't impressive, you must be outside for the views.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, View, Kids, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
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07:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Isola della Giudecca 448, 30133 Venice, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Veneto  >  Province of Venice  >  City of Venice  >  Venice>  > Giudecca
  • Neighbourhood: Giudecca
  • Phone Number: +39 041 528 7719
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