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Essentiale

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Via Sandro Gallo 6 | ., 30126 Lido di Venezia, Italy
+39 041 526 1316
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Venice, Italy
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The best place to enjoy a romantic sundown spritz and dinner. Incredible view of Venice and great food ! Next to the Lido boat stop , 14 minutes from St Marks Square !

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Costa Smeralda
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30 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2016

Best sunset that you can have just in front of San Marco square. Fantastic food, friendly staff at only 10 minutes by waterbus from San Marco

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

This is located right next to the Vaperetto. The kitchen service was slow but we were not in a hurry. The food was good & waiters were helpful. Amazing view - it's not cheap but why would it be cheap when you have such a view? It was the perfect end to our last day in Venice.

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London, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

Went to this restaurant with friends to have dinner. We chose the place because of the good reviews here. Sadly it was a terrible choice. The view was nice but there was nothing else to enjoy. Terrible service, very inflexible staff who would not make any adjustment to the menu to suit dietary needs. Service is slow and they do... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

Had we made it 15 minutes earlier we would have had that much more of a gorgeous sunset to enjoy bad it was our meal and service more than made up for it. The mussels and clam soup was tutto bene and the sea bass special, cooked in a salt shell (casket?) was quite possibly the best fish I've ever... More 

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Thank Scott M
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

Nice restraunt serving classic European for with an emphasis on fish, whilst tasty does not make it to the cost of the dish, however the front of house service is exceptional. Is it worth eating there ? Yes is it worth the high price ? No.

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Thank Graham A
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

This is a great 4 star and small hotel in the center of town with lovely rooms, charming staff, good food and views to die for. I would recommend it to anyone who is looking for a quiet but welcoming place to stay.

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Thank Graham M
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016

Amazing place, wonderful view but mostly amazing typical venetian style structure . All staff were always available and hearty but the kitchen service REALLY BAD! We waited 1 hour for starter, 50 min for the 1st plate and 40 min for the second!! That was really FRUSTRATING, ANNOYING and UNNERVING!

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London, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016

Wow! Amazing view and food. We loved this restaurant. The staff were helpful and friendly. The food was delicious. It's quite prices but worth the money

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

This restaurant wqas reccomended so we thought we would give it a try, not realizing it was a hotel restaurant. Much to our surprise it turned out to be wonderful. We chose to sit inside because of the heat and humidity, but most of their guests sat outside in any event. The atmsophere was excellent, as was both the food... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, European
Meals
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, View, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Sandro Gallo 6 | ., 30126 Lido di Venezia, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Veneto  >  Province of Venice  >  City of Venice  >  Lido di Venezia
  • Phone Number: +39 041 526 1316
  • This restaurant is at Villa Laguna

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