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“Hidden local restaurant”

Planet Restaurant Pizzeria and Pub
Ranked #397 of 1,416 Restaurants in Venice
Cuisines: Italian, Pizza, Seafood, Mediterranean, Pub
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Restaurant details
Good for: Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Groups
Dining options: After-hours, Dinner, Lunch, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Neighbourhood: Castello
San Francisco, California
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145 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
“Hidden local restaurant”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 March 2014

The best linguine vongole, I have had, this jus not a tourist spot, its funky yet cozy and packed full of locals working and trying to grab a good meal, portions are good price is very affordable and pleasant once you find it.

Visited February 2014
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English first
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Great Pizza”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 February 2014 via mobile

Came here on our first day in Venice, make sure you ask the waiter for his recommendation, a pizza not on the menu, and the best I've ever had!

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Thank Alex D
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Maidenhead
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56 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
“A little gem - don't be put off by the outside appearance”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2014

We happened on this gem on our final night in Venice and it provided the best meal of our stay.
Not the most attractive of venues but more than made up by the food
Two great waiters provide friendly and helpful service and are determined you enjoy your food. After having order rather plain meals we were asked if wanted to try something more interesting and they could make a lovely pasta dish with porcini mushrooms and Italian sausage for us. It was lovely.
We followed this with grilled sea bass which was freshly caught that day.
I would recommend looking this place out and just letting the waiters suggest a nice mead for you - cast away the printed menu and go for the authentic Venetian hospitality, enjoy

  • Visited February 2014
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Thank CJM18
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Swieqi, Malta
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19 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Twice in a day!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2014 via mobile

This place is just great. So great we ate here twice on the same day (and we weren't even that hungry!)
The food is excellent. Pasta is absolutely delicious and the pizza is good too.
The service is great, really friendly staff who do their best to make you smile!
Unlike most restaurants in venice, it's not a tourist trap! They don't charge for service or cover charge (coperto) unlike most of the restaurants we visited! It's tucked away in a narrow side street, worth looking for! Highly recommended!

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Thank cgalizzle
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Miami Lakes, Florida
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80 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
“GREAT RESTAURANT-MUST GO”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 February 2014

We had difficulty finding this restaurant, but it was well worth it. We were welcomed like family returning home. All our servers were smiling, friendly and patient. My friend ordered a fish stew which was served in a hugh bowl and looked like a wellington. She had to cut through the pastry to get to the man;y different and delicious fish. I love potatoes and was served fries cooked to perfection along with a white fish, the name i still don't know, but also delicious. The owner came to our table and offered us wine along with our servers and after dinner drinks, gratis. We had so much fun with these people and were so pleased we dined there once again. We loved it.

Visited October 2013
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Thank Virginia1997
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