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“Scam and the worst junk food”
Review of La Serenissima

La Serenissima
Ranked #1,229 of 1,476 Restaurants in Venice
Cuisines: Chinese
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Dining options: After-hours, Reservations
Neighbourhood: Castello
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Reviewed 11 December 2013 via mobile

I looked for a light meal so I had a pizza and salad with my wife. The restaurant seemed not so bad at the first look but it was just horrible experience i ever had. Pizza's dough was just as hard rock as 1$ frozen pizza from last month and salad was made with canned corns and tuna trashes. If it were any cheaper, i wouldnt complain. The stupid salami with little cheapie looking ham pizza was freaking 13euro and filled with canned food salad was 9euro. Oh thats not all. They give out the 4 little stick bread without saying nothing and charge 4euro and 2.5 per person for plating fee, and unbelievably, they includes the 14% of tip on the bill. We expected 20euro but payed 35euro at last with total unsatisfactions on the food. Wasted time, money, and my feelings as well from these scamming towards travelers. I strongly recommend to find other restaurant. Even a little 3$ panini from else where will give you much more satisfactions.

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Reviewed 30 November 2013

We had a great dinner - great service and food - the door clearly indicates they take all credit cards - Visa/MasterCard and surprisingly Amex - when the bill came and my husband went to put out his credit card - the server nicely told us they didn't accept credit cards. We were a little surprised - a French couple beside us said - this is Italy - it happens - but we didn't argue it - we paid in cash and left but I made a note of picking up their business card specifically to do an online review and let others know

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Reviewed 3 November 2013 via mobile

We're in this place right now and we suffer... suffer a lot... the portions are miserable. The pork steak was thinner than paper. This food is not worthy even a cent. if you see this 'restaurant' (better try not to), change your way or at least don't look this direction.

Thank Rob S
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Reviewed 29 October 2013

We ate at La Serenissima because of their advertized dinner special - 9.5 euros for spaghetti or margerita pizza, salad, beer/wine/soda, coffee. It sounded like quite a good deal especially for Venice, but beware of what you might get for a price like that. The pizza was merely OK but the crust tasted like frozen store bought (not homemade). The salad was nice and it was a good size. When we were finished we received another surprise - you can only use a credit card for purchases over €50. As for service, it was not too attentive. With so many restaurant choices we would not return to this one.

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Reviewed 2 October 2013

Pure scam. Type of people that give the good honest trattorias a bad name! No mention of the service charge on the outside menus. Then 2.50 per head then 14% on top of that. And the food was average. We complained. Vocally. Caused enough embarrassment. But do me a favor. These people are scum. Avoid at all costs, enjoy the REAL trattorias.

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