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Via Giuseppe Garibaldi, 1341 | Castello, 30124 Venice, Italy
+39 041 523 8173
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Sunday
Closed
Hours:
Mon - Sat 10:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 19:30
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urbino
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11 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

We had a terrible experience the day before last when dining at the Osteria Garanghelo only a few steps further down the same street (Via Garibaldi). Thanks god there are places in Venice where good healthy food is delivered at a reasonable price.

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Hillsborough, North Carolina
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37 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016

We were so lucky to have this place down the street from us. When you are tired of pizza and pasta and you don't eat meat, this is a real treat. My son and I stopped here a couple of times, once we ate there (paper plates etc. provided) and once we took it back to our apartment. Both times... More 

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14 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2016 via mobile

It's nice that this place pure vegetarian (and vegan some days), and I think the only such eatery in Venice. The food however is just okay, and expensive for what it is. They have some nice drinks and the lady that runs the place is very nice and will explain all the ingredients.

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Thank Nikhil G
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7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 June 2016 via mobile

Doriana, the owner, is chatty, friendly and passionate about what she offers. Food is made fresh and replaced when they run out with new dishes through the day. And her menu changes often, week to week (if I understood her correctly) depending on what organic produce is available to her. We had the taster plate of 5 items and loved... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 May 2016

Chose Le Spighe because of good press reviews. More of a deli really, with a central table for all-comers and the chance to stay and sample the vegan/ vegetarian food on offer at lunchtimes and early evening. We were welcomed with a 'taster' plate of all the dishes at about 10 euros and could choose a bottle of (organic) wine... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 April 2016

Not cheap.30 Euros for 2 delicious plates of 5 different fresh vegetable dishes and a small tartlet and had 3 soft drinks.This is an oasis of lovingly cooked veg with different flavours in a sea of meat,fish and various types of carbs.Not expensive compared to the stuff in the tourist restaurants and as someone who buys local meat and veg... More 

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Thank Murphy21455
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2015

Been there couple of times to try some vegan dishes; unfortunately prices are way too high compared to the (very) small items served and, moreover, the staff is rude and impolite, constantly looking annoyed by the customers.

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jerusalem
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2015

This is a truely wonderful "fast food" place to pick up lunch and take to the Public garden. The proprietess is pleasant and takes the time to explain every dish she has prepared for that day. The buckwheat with ginger was something to knck your socks off and the little fried cakes were as good as she promised. The food... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2015

it's not cheap - you pay by the weight and no decent plate will be under €10. But the selection of food (what you see on the counter is what there is to have) is great and executed with skill - each little bit is done well and tastes great. I would come back as the price is justified by... More 

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Thank ofiucus
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2015

Really liked my healthy (organic, fresh, balanced) and delicious lunch there. I took a medium sampling plate, and it was enough; another couple started with medium plates and had small plates of seconds. Food is priced by weight; my medium plate and soda drink summed up to 11 euro, which is about what one would have paid for a weight-priced... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$11 - US$16
Cuisine
Fusion, Mediterranean, Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wine and Beer, Cash Only
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
10:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 19:30
Tuesday
10:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 19:30
Wednesday
10:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 19:30
Thursday
10:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 19:30
Friday
10:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 19:30
Saturday
10:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 19:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Giuseppe Garibaldi, 1341 | Castello, 30124 Venice, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Veneto  >  Province of Venice  >  City of Venice  >  Venice>  > Castello
  • Neighbourhood: Castello
  • Phone Number: +39 041 523 8173

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Castello

Neighbourhood Profile
Castello
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 strong artsy current to the Arsenale area. Via Garibaldi in Castello, with its shops and bars, has one of Venice's rare straight and wide boulevards. When a large ship turns around the Lido to enter the Giudecca Canal, the startling sight creates an illusion that it will run aground right on Via Garibaldi! Families treasure Giardini near the island's tip, green with rare trees and grass, and Riva degli Schiavoni is a popular spot for Venetians to take a stroll to watch the sunset.
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