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Trattoria dalla Zanze - CLOSED

Via Santa Croce 231, Venice, Italy
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  • Excellent17%
  • Very good34%
  • Average20%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible15%
22 Jun 2015
“I thought this was my favourite in Venice, but....”
19 Jun 2015
“Family run, small restaurant with a varied menu - steps from the Grand Canal.”
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Via Santa Croce 231, Venice, Italy
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Reviewed 22 June 2015

In Fondamenta del Monastero, Trattoria dalla Zanze Serves plain cooked good food- nothing fancy. And I thought I’d found a good restaurant (Down a side canal, not on the grand Canal front). It seemed at first very good value for money Well cooked good food...More

Thank PoetPete2014
Reviewed 19 June 2015

Snug restaurant overlooks a small quiet canal, steps from the Grand Canal. Food is excellent and service is superb.

Thank bmoactress
Reviewed 18 January 2015 via mobile

Expected more from what looks like a good local restaurant. Although the staff were friendly, the place lacks atmosphere and the two courses we each had appeared in quick succession and we were out of there in a short time. The food was mediocre with...More

Thank Bruce C
Reviewed 27 December 2014 via mobile

We were recommended this place by our hotel it was a short 5min walk away. We walked in and was meet by the owner who seemed to frequent front of house and kitchen staff. He was very knowledgeable and suggested a great bottle of wine...More

1  Thank leeleetufu
Reviewed 3 December 2014

Giovani was a great host and the selection on the menu vast. I felt we should have stuck to our First course as eating a second course was too much. The seafood spaghetti was delicious!

Thank Shantal V
Reviewed 7 September 2014 via mobile

Don't go here worst food we had in. 10 days in Italy . Very expensive for food out of a box. Bread on table was stale and hard as a rock. . Fish was terrible. The Vale was the worst I've ever had. With the...More

Thank jimdink
Reviewed 2 September 2014

Having spent 5 days in Venice and having dined both in the grand hotels as well as a couple of the smaller Trattoria, I have to say that our evening at the Zanze was perhaps the most enjoyable. The hospitality provided by the owner, who...More

Thank PhilandDo
Reviewed 26 June 2014

Evening meal for two 21st June 2014: starters were smoked salmon (same as ever) with a chunk of lemon with dried grey edges and a seafood platter with precooked partially reheated everything. Next was a fillet steak that was OK but completely alone on the...More

Thank Glen A
Reviewed 30 May 2014

We loved it. Wife had meat plate I had seafood plate. Had to ask what some of the critters were like the Adratic Shrimp. Outstanding, bacala outstanding. Hospitality outstanding

Thank vsclausen
Reviewed 14 May 2014 via mobile

Quiet little restaurant off the beaten path. The food is simple but we were glad to select something light. I had the vegetable soup & cheese plate. My husband says his veal was good but should not have been served so plain (just veal, no...More

Thank BeyondDallas
Santa Croce
Santa Croce gained importance as a sestiere (district)
when Piazzale Roma was created in the 1930s to bring
cars and buses close to the center of Venice.
Constitution Bridge spans the Grand Canal linking
Piazzale Roma to the train station. This area buzzes
with energy from travelers and students. Historic
palaces and former industrial buildings house some
departments of Ca' Foscari and IUAV Architecture
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  • Address: Via Santa Croce 231, Venice, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Veneto  >  Province of Venice  >  City of Venice  >  Venice>  > Santa Croce
  • Neighbourhood: Santa Croce
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