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Gam Gam Kosher Restaurant

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1122 Ghetto Vecchio | Cannaregio, 30121 Venice, Italy
+39 366 250 4505
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Saturday
Closed
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Sun - Thu 12:00 - 22:00
Fri 12:00 - 17:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Nothing bad to say about this restaurant, staff was friendly and food was good. I strongly suggest it.

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Lewisburg, West Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Venice is not always an easy place to dine. The fare in general is tuned to the tourist trade. Fine tuned to the tourist trade. That is, what you expect is often very good, but it is what you would expect. Gam Gam is a very pleasant surprise. The menu has the expected kosher favorites (kasha, borscht, kugel, pickled and... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I am always on the look out for great Kosher food when I travel, and was absolutely not disappointed. The gefilte fish was delicious, and there was a wide selection of israeli style vegetables and falafel. The environment is simple and perfect for this restaurant, really relaxing. Its in a great location on the north side of the city, in... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our first time Italian kosher in Italy. Very happy with the dishes (Salmon and ragu pasta). A number of Israeli and ashkenazi dishes are also on the menu (and seemed a bit overpriced). Didn't try them, since that's what we have at home. Friendly service. Will come again.

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Bethlehem, New Hampshire
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Really nice having a place to get Kosher food in Venice, and good Kosher food. It's more of a quick meal type place, but that's okay. Food was very good, nice varied menu, people were super friendly and provided good service, and the location is great - can eat inside or out, right on the canal, and it's in a... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Located on the edge of the Jewish Quarter in Venice, Gam Gam was a delightful experience yesterday evening for four of us including one friends who is a vegetarian and had got tired of pizza/pasta/grilled vegetables. We tried over 20 different dishes and the quality and taste was even better than any of us expected. Even their top of the... More 

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Vicenza, Italy
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I've wanted to try Gam Gam for over a year, but we're always in Venice on a Saturday. This is the Jewish sabbath, so Gam Gam is closed on Saturdays. We went to Venice yesterday- a Monday, and went in for lunch as soon as it opened, at noon. I LOVED everything. We tried many things- starting with the antipasto... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We really enjoyed this place. Slightly cramped seating but a friendly atmosphere and attentive waiters. The food was great. Beginning with the mixed starters and falafel, served alongside some of the nicest bread I've ever eaten, we were almost satisfied before the main courses arrived. Wife had gefilte fish and I had shwarma with shared sides of latkes and fried... More 

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Columbia, South Carolina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2017

After touring the Ghetto we had to make a reservation for later that afternoon which was honored when we returned. Excellent Latkes, good matza ball soup. My wife really enjoyed her salmon pasta and my schnitzel was good. Saw some other dishes I would like of tried for sure. I would recommend.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

This place is a must in Venice. Whilst it's neither a large nor flashy restaurant, it is a family style restaurant, that serves delicious, traditional Jewish food. I look forward to visiting this place every time I'm in Venice and look forward to leaving with a take home container of their hummus!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Israeli, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Kosher, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, View, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 22:00
Monday
12:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 22:00
Thursday
12:00 - 22:00
Friday
12:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1122 Ghetto Vecchio | Cannaregio, 30121 Venice, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Veneto  >  Province of Venice  >  City of Venice  >  Venice>  > Cannaregio
  • Neighbourhood: Cannaregio
  • Phone Number: +39 366 250 4505
Description
Great Food. Great Prices. Great Time. Redining kosher cuisine through presentation and taste with the finest ingredients. Located at the main entrance of the Jewish Ghetto by the Guglie Bridge, GAM GAM is a five minute walk from the train station, or take vaporetto number 42 or 52. Hotel delivery and delivery to any destination in Italy, double-wrapped to be heated in any oven.

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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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