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Ristorante Principessa

Riva Dei Schiavoni Castello 4187, 30122 Venice, Italy
+39 041 520 6881
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good30%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible6%
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“pizza” (17 reviews)
“steak” (8 reviews)
“bruschetta” (6 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Riva Dei Schiavoni Castello 4187, 30122 Venice, Italy
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1. Ristorante Principessa
"Great location and food, choice of inside sitting, friendly staff."
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2. Ristorante Principessa
"Very nice service, really enjoyed the view"
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3. Ristorante Principessa
" The food was outstanding and the portion size was great."
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Very friendly staff and delicious food! They bring us champagne just for the simply fact we got a reservation Good location.

Thank Florin M
Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed 16 December 2017 via mobile

We found this place while passing. Had a quick read of the menu on the board outside and that was it, we were sold. Welcomed in with open arms and staff were very attentive. Food great, service great and would definitely return.More

Thank Biztwig
Matteo R, Customer Experience Department at Ristorante Principessa, responded to this reviewResponded 21 December 2017

Dear Biztwig, We would like to thank you for reviewing our Ristorante Principessa. We are thrilled to hear that you had a really good experience with us. It is very satisfying for all of us hearing that you loved the food as well as the...More

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We really enjoyed our meal at lunchtime yesterday! I had a delicious pasta with fresh tomatoes and mozzarella and my husband had lasagne and tiramisu - both delicious. My mum had a classic American cheese burger and it was massive! Very nice waiters that made...More

Thank Jennie S
Reviewed 5 days ago

This is a nice place to sit out and watch the world going past. Food is average though and nothing for you, if you would like to have great Italian food.

Thank Anietta18
Reviewed 6 days ago

Service was outstanding with a team of 5 servers pitching in. Any time we needed anything someone was there instantly to serve.

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Thank Andrew S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Topped up the breakfast Prosecco with Aperol Spritzers. As is the Italian custom, they came with a large bowl of crisps and the shirtsleeve imbibing set us up for the next walk.More

Thank Geoff T
HTLSavoia-Madonna, Customer Experience Department at Ristorante Principessa, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Dear Geoff T, We would like to thank you for your review. We are really happy that you enjoyed a traditional Italian aperitif in our restaurant before starting wander around our beautiful city. Should you desire to give us any suggestions, please send an email...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We had made reservations for this restaurant before we left the USA. We were celebrating our 25th wedding anniversary. Even though this restaurant sits prominently on the Riva degli Schiavoni at the lower end of the Grand Canal, it is not what we would consider...More

Thank Maggi713
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wife and I took impromptu trip to Venice for a nice dinner...her idea, not mine.. well I was placed in charge of finding a restaurant challenge accepted... I WANT A VIEW. after quick review this popped up as one of the best views in Venice....More

2  Thank David J
HTLSavoia-Madonna, Customer Experience Department at Ristorante Principessa, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Dear David J, We would like to thank you your thoughtful and detail review. We are really glad to hear your lovely feedback and let us say “mission accomplished”. We are more than happy you loved the unique view from our Ristorante Principessa which is...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Decided that get dressed up for a nice evening out with my husband. We noticed this restaurant a few days ago and decided tonight was the night. Atmosphere was romantic and nice, service was top notch, food was delicious. We started with white wine and...More

Thank callie H
HTLSavoia-Madonna, Customer Experience Department at Ristorante Principessa, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear callie H, We would like to thank you for taking the time to review our restaurant Principessa. We are delighted to hear that you had a great dinner in our restaurant, in particular thanks to the atmosphere of our heated patio located exactly in...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped here for lunch thinking it would be expensive overlooking the water! It was actually quite reasonable and we had fries, olives and bruschetta. The bruschetta was literally the best we’ve had and I couldn’t knock the staff, food or location!More

Thank Cz09090
HTLSavoia-Madonna, Customer Experience Department at Ristorante Principessa, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Cz09090, We would like to thank you for sharing your lovely feedback about your recent experience in our restaurant Principessa. We are extremely happy to know that you appreciated the quality of our restaurant that combines international and Italian dishes in order to satisfy...More

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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Leong Y
15 June 2017|
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Response from Janet B | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do :) They are very friendly and welcoming
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Full Bar, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Good for
Romantic, View, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 10:30 PM
7:00 AM - 10:30 PM
7:00 AM - 10:30 PM
7:00 AM - 10:30 PM
7:00 AM - 10:30 PM
7:00 AM - 10:30 PM
7:30 AM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Riva Dei Schiavoni Castello 4187, 30122 Venice, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Veneto  >  Province of Venice  >  City of Venice  >  Venice>  > Castello
  • Neighbourhood: Castello
  • Phone Number: +39 041 520 6881
  • E-mail
The Principessa restaurant is located at the heart of Venice, just a stone's throw away from the main attractions such as: Saint Mark's Basilica and Doge's Palace. The menu offers to the restaurant guests a complete menu ranging from the typical Venetian and Italian culinary tradition to pizzas. The restaurant has a very nice terrace with tables, ideal for dining outdoors and for those who want to enjoy the unbeatable atmosphere of the city and the anchanting view of San Giorgio Island and the church of Santa Maria della Salute.
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