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Olandese Volante

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Campo San Lio 5658, 30122 Venice, Italy
+39 041 099 5481
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11:00 - 22:00
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Mon - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was looking for another restaurant and couldn't find it so I thought that I would give this place a try. I was very happy with the staff. They were kind and attentive and that made me really want to be here but the food was really not enjoyable. I blame myself for the first course as I ordered the... More 

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Thank Bmanos777
Keighley, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

We visited here last night, we really enjoyed our evening. Very friendly staff, excellent food, lovely little place. Quite busy, lots of people going for the fish dishes. I had spaghetti with meat sauce, a simple dish but beautifully executed, very tasty. My partner had a pizza which was also enjoyed. Hoping to visit again before we leave Venice, happy... More 

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Thank Steve300359
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

Nice atmosphere (after they changed the Spanish reggae music to an Italian lady singer!) Chilled place to eat. Food was tasty, but portions could be slightly bigger.

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Thank Kristy H
Kuala Lumpur
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53 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 March 2017

We popped in around 5 pm on a gorgeous day. The restaurant was empty, but despite this, they wouldnt let us sit for a drink - "dinner only." I could understand if we had come at peak dinner time, or they were busy, or it was raining and they could be selective - but it was an empty restaurant. Fine... More 

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Thank Rnraven
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67 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

We were out walking around Venice with our teenage sons and spotted this restaurant. No hard sell as we looked at the menu outside just a friendly greeting. The head waiter is very nice and the chef made up vegetable soup from scratch for us which was amazing. The crab pasta and grilled fish were beautifully cooked as was the... More 

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Thank Andrew M
Sydney, Australia
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183 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 December 2016 via mobile

We had a lovely dinner here tonight. I had gnocchi Gorgonzola, which was delicious, my husband had spaghetti with seppie nere (squid ink), absolutely amazing flavour. We also shared insulate al pulcinello. Great, laid back music was just the ticket.

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Thank Moschi1
Winterthur, Switzerland
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127 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

Food was ok, prices according to its location, which is enviable. Service was slow, although only two tables had guests, four in total. It is a pity.

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Thank Rudolf J
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55 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

We found it before looking at the reviews and were glad we did otherwise might have missed out. I had the crab linguine and my hubby had the spaghetti and meatballs. My linguine was lovely although could have been better if offered Parmesan and black pepper. My husbands spaghetti and meatballs he thoroughly enjoyed although I tasted it and thought... More 

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Thank Minnie M
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Reviewed 2 November 2016

Surprised by the bad reviews. My experience was totally different and I am difficult to please. The food was tasty and well presented (sea bass deboned to perfection, baked potatoes and salad), the service was great and I quite liked the ambience. I would recommend this restaurant without hesitation. Keep in mind that Italy is quite expensive. One cannot have... More 

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Thank Natasha Y
cumbria,u.k
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59 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

After trying to get a table at half a dozen of trip advisers top rated restaurants we turned the phone off and chose off looks and menu. Would never have gone in this place if had looked at the reviews beforehand. However we could not fault any of our meals- pizza, seafood risotto, ravioli and deserts. All lovely. Drinks a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    2 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    2 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    2 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    2 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Cuisine
Italian
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Campo San Lio 5658, 30122 Venice, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Veneto  >  Province of Venice  >  City of Venice  >  Venice>  > Castello
  • Neighbourhood: Castello
  • Phone Number: +39 041 099 5481

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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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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