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Ristorante Terrazza Somm

$$ - $$$
San Polo
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San paolo 731 | 30171, Venice, Italy
+39 041 523 1164
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Wiltshire, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2016 via mobile

I was very dubious about going into any restaurant in Venice and just assumed theyd be overpriced tourist traps. Im either entirely misguided or lucky but this place was actually very, very good. The waiting staff were great, very helpful, friendly, not in your face attentive but ready to jump into service immediately. I had the rock lobster head linguine... More 

Thank dun w
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22 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 May 2016 via mobile

If you want to sit by the river, I mean right by the river, you have to order a meal. Pastas are between 14 ~ 18 EUROs. Don't expect great food. You eat lunch/dinner watching the Grand Canal. That's it.

Thank ohINDNJC
London, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 April 2016 via mobile

With all the restaurants on this strip claiming to be the best, we just picked this because we could sit by the canal. Absolutely delighted that we did! The cuttle fish pasta is delicious and my boyfriend had a brilliant carbonara. Service was welcoming and friendly and the heaters outside made it a lovely evening. Really would reccomend this- and... More 

Thank beccacran
Asker, Norway
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 February 2016 via mobile

Was hailed in passing by but did not regret. Attentative service and good food. A bit expensive as many restaurants in Venice but given location by Grand Canal who cares.

Thank torenja
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2016

The location of the restaurant is very good. The weather in January 2016 was really warm, so we had the chance to sit outside. Price are moderate and the food is really good. We had 2 different types of Spaghetti. Both of them were excellent. If you want a fast meal, you can go here.

Thank Enrico L
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2015 via mobile

The pasta is average the service is average the crab crepes are eh. It's also overpriced. If you want to be a tourist and eat on the water, this is your place. They beg you to eat here and then act annoyed when they come to your table.

Thank Paulsmi
Johns Creek, Georgia, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2015

Great food. Order the Saltimboca and butter pasta...the service and location are amazing right by the Rialto Bridge... Enjoy

Thank Jono A
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 June 2015 via mobile

Upon riding the train from Milan to Venezia, my daughter and I got so tired and hungry and went inside the very first friendly restaurant we could find near our hotel for dinner. We were quickly ushered in by a friendly local to a table for two right beside the Grand Canal! It was surrounded by red flowers and roses... More 

Thank NotAShyGirl
Didcot, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2015 via mobile

For me, the staff are always key and here the waiters are superb. Food presentation, taste and aromas all combine to make a lunch here expensive, but very enjoyable.

Thank Mark H
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48 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 June 2014

In a very crowded section of Venice we had a nice respite, eating traditional Italian food. There is lots of glass works in the area, and the restaurant itself also has an interesting chandelier of glass. The waiters vie a little bit for attention, but the food is great, and sitting next to the canal is of great interest and... More 

Thank Mark M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Mediterranean, Seafood, International
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: San paolo 731 | 30171, Venice, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Veneto  >  Province of Venice  >  City of Venice  >  Venice>  > San Polo
  • Neighbourhood: San Polo
  • Phone Number: +39 041 523 1164
Located on the banks of the Grand Canal beside the Rialto Bridge

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

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San Polo
The Rialto Bridge is the most famous sight along the Grand Canal in San Polo, smallest of Venice's six sestieri (districts) and by far the busiest neighbourhood. Morning Venetians arrive to peruse the markets for fish, fruit and vegetables, while shops display goods from cheese to wine to desserts. San Silvestro and Rialto Market vaporetto (water taxi) stops add to the steady stream of foot traffic. San Polo is defined by churches including Basilica dei Frari, one of the most important churches sought by art lovers.
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