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“3 of 4 of us had terrible meals, one of us got sick from theirs..”
Review of A Taste of Italy

A Taste of Italy
Ranked #101 of 261 Restaurants in Venice
Cuisines: Italian
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Reviewed 10 December 2016

Went to Taste of Italy Wed night. Salad course was fine, particularly the "Florida" salad. Things wen downhill when the main courses arrives. One person ordered the Antipasto Plate, which was two pieces of Prochutto, and a small bit of dried out cheese. Pathetic. Another asked for a serving of Meatballs, whereupon the waiter said "I don't think we serve main course meatballs.. (Duh, this is an Italian restaurant) Well, in a way he was correct. They brought a plate of thumbnail sized "meatballs" in a putrid looking and tasting sauce. The Shellfish in Sauce over "Half Ravioli" came with a very much under-cooked pasta, covered with a skimpy, lukewarm sauce. And then it turns out that some of the shellfish were tainted very quuickly causing an unpleasant evening of "intestinal distress" Have no idea why the place got good reviews earlier, but do understand why they were recently sold. With so many fine Italian choices in the Venice area, the four of us vowed to never return , and to let our friends know what happened.

Date of visit: December 2016
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Thank retiredandsmilin
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Reviewed 31 August 2016

The food here is excellent and the service is even better. When we first walked in, it was not what I was expecting, but more then a pleasant surprise. Will go back in a minute. A must try if you are in Venice.

Date of visit: August 2016
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Thank r k
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Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

Visited twice whilst staying in Venice for a few days. Super service and good food (very authentic). The only thing I would say is that the Calzone I had on the second occasion wasn't as it should have been. It was tagged onto the end of a pepperoni pizza on a wooden board as in it was a folded piece of dough at the end and there was no spinach in it, strangely just pieces of mint and oregano! Not nice. Despite this, I would recommend .

Date of visit: August 2016
Thank JayneRutherford
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Reviewed 3 August 2016

Best Italyen Food in the area! Good Food good Cappucino good Service.Thank you so much you made our day!

Date of visit: December 2015
Thank Josef G
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Reviewed 24 July 2016

good food. good pizza. if you eat outside, it's by the street. in season, which is winter, you wait a while for a table.

Date of visit: July 2016
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