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Orient Experience

#123 of 1,224 Restaurants in Venice
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Cannaregio
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Rio Tera Farsetti 1847, 30121 Venice, Italy
+39 041 822 4337
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11:00 - 23:30
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 23:30
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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

My wife and I visited here on our last night in Venice. The food tasted great with good size portions and the meal was very affordable in what we found to be a vastly overpriced city. Staff were helpful and welcoming. We highly recommend this place to visit. However the restaurant is not well signposted and we had to actually... More 

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Dublin
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 161 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to this restaurant after stumbling upon it. It looked busy which was a good sign I thought. I liked the design of the menu. However the food was poor. The falafels I had were dry and tasteless. My samosa tasted microwaved , it was cold in the middle. The Afghan beef stew was tender and tasty but the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I went there with my sister. The waitress was really kind and professional and the food was tasty and delicious. Nice place. I definitely recommend it.

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scotland
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37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had our first visit to Venice from 4th January. Doing the 'Tourist attractions was first on our things to do, but snacking in the day was small sandwich type food in various places off main tourist attractions. Prices are so expensive for the smallest of things. We strolled on 2nd evening along a walking route back to BOSCOLA HOTEL,... More 

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Ayrshire, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We literally stumbled on this small place recently.. Middle Eastern cuisine made a welcome change to pasta and steak!! Staff were very friendly and enthusiastic and the food was freshly prepared and delicious. We were so impressed we returned for dinner the same evening and it was the same again with a host of young locals enjoying the take-away service.... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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40 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Having found this on here in search for halal food, we walked past at first as no obvious signage and windows painted in white but eventually realised this was orient experience. The place was extremely busy on a Sunday afternoon (today) we luckily found a little table, its small but very quirky and cool inside. Looked at a menu then... More 

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Hamburg, Germany
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016

I had an opportunity ti have a Lunch in this Restaurant and I have had the best Oriental food in Europe. Their Afghani Plao is very tasty and highly recommended, we Like it so much, so before leaving from Venice I also had a dinner in this restaurant with my friends

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London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016

Great atmosphere and a restaurent that seemed to be enjoyed mostly by locals. Staff were welcoming and friendly and the service incredibly efficient. Good size portions with exquisite eastern flavours. Great value for money. One of the best meals we had in Venice!

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Thank 121TaylorFamily
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2016 via mobile

This I a very nice Indian, Pakistani, Bangladeshi, Afghan restaurant where the food is good and the service pleasant. Lovely experience to have been here.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016

When I was on a weekend break, I visited this restaurant, the food is excellent and value for money, friendly staff and excellent service, the place is a bit small with nice décor. They serve Indian, Afgani, Pakistani and Mediterranean dishes. To avoid disappointment go there early for a good evening meal, the place gets very busy in the evenings.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$7 - US$15
Cuisine
Asian, Middle Eastern, Pakistani, Afghani, Halal, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 23:30
Monday
11:00 - 23:30
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:30
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:30
Thursday
11:00 - 23:30
Friday
11:00 - 23:30
Saturday
11:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rio Tera Farsetti 1847, 30121 Venice, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Veneto  >  Province of Venice  >  City of Venice  >  Venice>  > Cannaregio
  • Neighbourhood: Cannaregio
  • Phone Number: +39 041 822 4337

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

Staying in Cannaregio

Neighbourhood Profile
Cannaregio
Cannaregio is the second largest sestiere (district) with its busy Santa Lucia train station. Many transplanted Venetians commute from the outlying areas, “terra firma” to the locals, which is shorthand for any place that is not Venice. Two Grand Canal bridges serve Cannaregio, the newest (Constitution, 2008) still a local hotbed of controversy. Ponte degli Scalzi is a busy link to the train station. Nearby shops on the Lista di Spagna offer specialties like pastries and coffee that lure Venetians with a down-to-earth attitude. The Ghetto, where the Jewish population was segregated in Cannaregio, has five historic synagogues with an active Jewish community. The Fondamente Nove bustles with foot traffic to the Rialto and San Marco while vaporettos (water taxis) head to Murano and other islands. Side streets lead into quiet picturesque neighbourhoods and palaces like Ca' d'Oro rise directly out of the water.
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