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Orient Experience

#137 of 1,209 Restaurants in Venice
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Cannaregio
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Rio Tera Farsetti 1847, 30121 Venice, Italy
+39 041 822 4337
Today
11:00 - 23:30
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 23:30
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London, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Having found this on here in search for halal food, we walked past at first as no obvious signage and windows painted in white but eventually realised this was orient experience. The place was extremely busy on a Sunday afternoon (today) we luckily found a little table, its small but very quirky and cool inside. Looked at a menu then... More 

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Hamburg, Germany
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016

I had an opportunity ti have a Lunch in this Restaurant and I have had the best Oriental food in Europe. Their Afghani Plao is very tasty and highly recommended, we Like it so much, so before leaving from Venice I also had a dinner in this restaurant with my friends

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Thank ghayyourahmed
London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016

Great atmosphere and a restaurent that seemed to be enjoyed mostly by locals. Staff were welcoming and friendly and the service incredibly efficient. Good size portions with exquisite eastern flavours. Great value for money. One of the best meals we had in Venice!

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Thank 121TaylorFamily
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101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

This I a very nice Indian, Pakistani, Bangladeshi, Afghan restaurant where the food is good and the service pleasant. Lovely experience to have been here.

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Thank P B
London, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016

When I was on a weekend break, I visited this restaurant, the food is excellent and value for money, friendly staff and excellent service, the place is a bit small with nice décor. They serve Indian, Afgani, Pakistani and Mediterranean dishes. To avoid disappointment go there early for a good evening meal, the place gets very busy in the evenings.

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Oregon
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

Two very nice UK folks took me there. Where to begin? The waiter-greeter was, what, clueless, addled, high? At any event, he made a cold fish look warm and hearty. Once again, sigh, the Indian "custom" of having all the dishes on a steam table - no such thing as freshly-cooked food. The food itself was, to be very kind,... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

the place is cool and comfortable. the dishes are cheap and delicious. there are no so many choices but i still enjoyed it

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Thank Giulia B
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

the guy at bar/waiter decides the place u sit by seeing ur skin color .... people from south Asia will get a bad sitting option (almost on floor) even if tables are vacant. we almost fought with him for a table. the menu is confusing.A...price of dishes are erased and the creepy guy charges u by his whims. food is... More 

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Thank vijit S
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5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

different concept, good food, friendly service! the falafel is great, and the hummus too! generally good food and very nice and friendly environment. ordering can be confusing but since prices are quite good, that is no problem.

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Hatfield, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

We wanted a break from Italian food and found this place..We walked into the restaurant and asked the waiter if we could look at a menu. He said yes and then disappeared.... he then reappeared serving customers, thinking he was just busy we waited... And waited. After 5 minutes of waiting I gave up and left. We then went to... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$7 - US$15
Cuisine
Asian, Middle Eastern, Pakistani, Afghani, Vegetarian Friendly, Halal
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 23:30
Monday
11:00 - 23:30
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:30
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:30
Thursday
11:00 - 23:30
Friday
11:00 - 23:30
Saturday
11:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rio Tera Farsetti 1847, 30121 Venice, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Veneto  >  Province of Venice  >  City of Venice  >  Venice>  > Cannaregio
  • Neighbourhood: Cannaregio
  • Phone Number: +39 041 822 4337

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Cannaregio

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Cannaregio
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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