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Le Spighe

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Via Giuseppe Garibaldi, 1341 | Castello, 30124 Venice, Italy
+39 041 523 8173
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10:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 19:30
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Mon - Sat 10:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 19:30
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Berlin, Germany
1 review
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Nice and healthy food (primarily vegan) even though overpriced. If you want to sit you have to pay at weight, which comes out to be a bit tricky in the final price, although you can opt for a cheaper box to take away. The really bad thing is the staff, not only because they are really slow, but because they... More 

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Thank 569dibi
New York
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83 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

The food is primarily vegan. You can select from several recently prepared dishes behind a counter and it will be heated (microwave). Although the food is not made to order, it is still relatively fresh as there are constantly dishes (new?) being prepared and brought out. Generally vegetables with a middle eastern seasonings. Tasty, but for how basic it was,... More 

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Monterrey, Mexico
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19 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

As a vegetarian who usually eats Vegan in my hometown, I wasn't impressed at all by the food in this place. If you want to eat Vegan I think this is one of the few options in Venice, but I spent 10 euros on a very small meal I didn't really enjoy and that left me a strong garlic-onion aftertaste.... More 

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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

Very well prepared and good vegan food. Main drawback - even if compostable, disposable cuttlery is not very cosy.

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Thank Kristina B
Haifa, Israel
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18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 17 January 2017

This is a shop, not a restaurant, but you can eat right there. For our purposes, the only kosher eatery in Venice outside of the Ghetto. The proprietor was friend, the food tasty, but in our eyes very expensive and not worth the shlep, although the view from the nearby Vaporetto stop is amazing. As a fan of Guido Brunetti,... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 January 2017

We were staying nearby and came upon this place by chance. It's actually more of a wholefood shop with a big table than a restaurant. You choose from an array of dishes in the refrigerated display cabinet. Dorina, the owner, told us that everything is made by a chef from fresh and top quality ingredients, and I have to say... More 

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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

It's not difficult at all to be vegan in Venice and you can walk everywhere and anywhere in no more than 20 minutes. This place was really yum and friendly. Good to see vegan places in Venice.

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Thank jspizz
Toronto, Canada
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32 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 December 2016

I researched restaurants in Venice as I knew it would be more difficult to get around by boat. Le Spighe is the only restaurant located just a short walk from the San Marco ferry and Square. It's a charming little restaurant that serves daily soup, specials(hot and cold), displayed in a front case for the customers choosing. Great flavours, and... More 

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Thank Hayley M
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 16 December 2016 via mobile

This unique, lovingly run, cafeteria-style eatery is worth every euro. Every dish is jammed with a tasty variety of organic foods. Be patient: Doriana takes time to make sure every client is served attentively. From the platters on display you make your choices -- three or four or five different selections on your plate are just fine -- and Doriana... More 

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Thank Jill S
urbino
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 3 November 2016

We had a terrible experience the day before last when dining at the Osteria Garanghelo only a few steps further down the same street (Via Garibaldi). Thanks god there are places in Venice where good healthy food is delivered at a reasonable price.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$11 - US$17
Cuisine
Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wine and Beer, Cash Only
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
10:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 19:30
Tuesday
10:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 19:30
Wednesday
10:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 19:30
Thursday
10:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 19:30
Friday
10:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 19:30
Saturday
10:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 19:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Giuseppe Garibaldi, 1341 | Castello, 30124 Venice, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Veneto  >  Province of Venice  >  City of Venice  >  Venice>  > Castello
  • Neighbourhood: Castello
  • Phone Number: +39 041 523 8173

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Castello

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Castello
Castello is the largest of the six sestieri (districts), and the only one not facing onto the Grand Canal. More than half of Castello is situated within Arsenale, the naval base, which occupies over one-fifth the area of Venice. This gentrified maritime neighbourhood feels busy but casual. Castello’s side streets are laid back, with small boats lining canals criss-crossed by laundry. Semiannual exhibitions add a strong artsy current to the Arsenale area. Via Garibaldi in Castello, with its shops and bars, has one of Venice's rare straight and wide boulevards. When a large ship turns around the Lido to enter the Giudecca Canal, the startling sight creates an illusion that it will run aground right on Via Garibaldi! Families treasure Giardini near the island's tip, green with rare trees and grass, and Riva degli Schiavoni is a popular spot for Venetians to take a stroll to watch the sunset.
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