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A Le Bande

Castello, 5354, 30122 Venice, Italy
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good32%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“bruschetta” (29 reviews)
“pizza” (15 reviews)
“bread” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly
Castello, 5354, 30122 Venice, Italy
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This unassuming storefront hides a cute interior with a nice wine selection and delicious cicchetti. We had the rice balls, which I would recommend! During happy hour everything is only 2-3 Euro.

Thank MECorbin
Reviewed 2 May 2017

while strolling the streets of Venice we decided to give a chance to this cosy place and had extremely delicious snack there accompanied by a glass of beer because the day was hot. surely recommend the place - two polite guys behind the bar, fresh...More

Thank frizzy76
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

We ordered a mixed table of eight kinds of appetisers, each of them were delicious. It doesn't take too long to get your order, if you are in hurry, in 15 minutes approx. You'll finish. They have fish, beef, chicken, a good variety even for...More

Thank Rodrigo V
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

We went here 3 times during our 3 day visit to Venice. The owner Guido is so friendly and the service is first class. It is small and cosy and the pizzas are the best I've ever had in my life!! We were also given...More

Thank Morag B
Reviewed 22 February 2017 via mobile

A good selection of pasta, bread and sweet based carry out food. Also a place to eat inside. Traditional small alley, with a warm feel and delicious treats.

Thank Greg D
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

Perfect place for coffee/wine and italian chichetti or frittelli. Fast service, warm dishes with a happy smile

Thank Haihui_ShP
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

It was a very rainy cold day in Venice and we were looking for a bite for lunch and walked past a le Bande, the bruschetta in the window caught our eye. Once inside we smelled the delicious aromas and decided this was the place...More

Thank suncrazyjh
Reviewed 16 February 2017

We had a pre-dinner drink here and the wine was the best value we had in Venice all weekend. €4 for a large glass of excellent Valpolicella. Very knowledgeable and friendly proprietors and well worth seeking the place out for a pre-dinner drink. Didn't eat...More

Thank algarvec
Reviewed 24 January 2017 via mobile

Trying to find a place in the center of the shopping streets where they don't rip you off or rush you into leaving as soon as you finish is difficult enough. A lot of places serve big dishes as well and frown upon you when...More

Thank Vincent B
Reviewed 12 January 2017

Found this place by accident, we stumbled across it and had a simple ham pizza with 2 glasses of chilled wine. The pizza was sooooo delicious. The next day we tried to find it and after 1hr of looking we came across it again!! But...More

Thank gorgeouspaula
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
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Carole H
How do I book for evening dinner
22 February 2015|
Response from dan o | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure one can actually book. It's more of a snacky, fast foody, pop-in place.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$11
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Castello, 5354, 30122 Venice, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Veneto  >  Province of Venice  >  City of Venice  >  Venice>  > Castello
  • Neighbourhood: Castello
  • Phone Number: 041-52-00-765
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