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Restaurant Malibran

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Cannaregio 5864, 30131 Venice, Italy
+39 041 522 8028
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London, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was our 3rd trip to Venice and our 3rd visit to this restaurant since stumbling across it on our first trip. This time we were with my family for my Mum's birthday. Every time we have been here the service has been wonderful... cheerful, funny waitstaff who never kept you waiting for a drink or to order even though... More 

Thank Travelcat131983
Tel Aviv, Israel
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25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Average food not more. The prices quite high compared to what we ate. Excellent service and a nice atmosphere

Thank emmaamir
St Helens, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2017

We visited this place three times during our holiday. The best authentic Italian food we ate all holiday. The people we lovely very friendly no hard sell. The whole experience was great very authentic lots of Italian people eating there. Prices very reasonable on a very expensive island. The house white wine is a must great taste great quality. Waiters... More 

Thank Mrslall
Beernem, Belgium
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85 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2017

We had dinner once during our stay in hotel Malibran. Food is really not very special. It is easy when you stay in their hotel (which is very good!) and don't want to walk very far. You get a 10% discount if you stay in the hotel which makes it even cheaper.

Thank RudolfMarcellina
Christiansted, St. Croix
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105 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017

At about 7:15 on a Saturday night, we were the only customers. By about 7:45, the place was full. We had scallops for an appetizer; there were three and they were delicious, in breaded cheese on clam shells. We had the cutlets and asked for a pasta instead of potatoes - no problem; the dishes came out with a spaghetti... More 

Thank edraupp
Adelaide, Australia
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27 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016 via mobile

We went because I saw the gluten free board, it was fantastic. My husband had normal spaghetti and bruschetta and said it was the best he had, I had the gf macaroni and the Tuscan salad and it was excellent. Staff were very good.

Thank ejje69
Sun City West, Arizona
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999 reviews
496 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 345 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016

Stumbled on this spot for a late lunch. Nice to get away from the big crowds and settle in a quiet square. A few outdoor tables. Fresh ingredients, reasonable prices.

Thank Soulefulltraveler
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2016 via mobile

I came here because of the great review on Trip Advisor. I was looking for a restaurant that serves gluten free. The wine and pasta was good. The service was very poor. I was alone and I was treated like I don't exist. The servers were all curt. It was a waste of time and money.

Thank Fe D
Prague, Czech Republic
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15 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016

The personnel were really nice and it is not too expensive. Meals were nice - it is mostly typical Italian cuisine - pizza, pasta, risotto... if you stay are staying at the hotel, you´ll get a discount (which, however, does not apply to pizza)

Thank Lenka989
Coral Springs, Florida
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016

It's been a few years since we visited this hidden Venice gem in July 2007, but I do remember that it was one of the most memorable dining experiences of our vacation trip. Great food, affordable prices and excellent service; everyone in our party (including two pre-teen kids) was very pleased. If I ever have the pleasure to visit Venice... More 

Thank Cesar M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Pizza, Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Cannaregio 5864, 30131 Venice, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Veneto  >  Province of Venice  >  City of Venice  >  Venice>  > Cannaregio
  • Neighbourhood: Cannaregio
  • Phone Number: +39 041 522 8028
  • This restaurant is at Hotel Malibran

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Cannaregio

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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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