Restaurant recommendations in Venice,

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#21
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I would say Cliff just made an honest mistake and thought he was posting on another thread. Its easy to do wth so many threads.

I've almost done it myself a couple of times.
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#22
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Originally posted by Sunviking
Ditto, Bev! Perhaps my idea of topic specific threads was a mistake, especially if people don't stay on the topic.

Back to restaurants and food. Did you guys know that in addition to pasta and seafood one of Venice's specialty dishes is liver and onions? Now I know that is a not a favorite of many people, but we happen to love it. Many Venetian restaurants have it on their menu.

Two of the restaurants we like best are off the beaten path and we found quite by accident. Wandering around in little streets and stopping for lunch, dinner or even a coffee and pastry at some place you run across is one of the charming things about being in Venice.
Liver and onions is one of my favorites. But, it has to be calves liver!
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Please let us try to be kind to one another. I know our new forum is a little confusing, people not knowing exactly where to post. Ann is taking all the blame but I am just as responsible for instigating this new forum and I am hoping by the time we sail you will be thanking us for our unusual foresight. LOL! The day that the roll call is deleted because of too many posts we will have lost nothing. If not, you can throw me overboard. I speak only for myself not Ann.
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Carolyn and Ann, thanks for the separate threads and Ann, especially thanks for keeping the spreadsheet. I think it's much easier to have the separate threads to find things. it is a bit confusing at first, but I think everyone will get the hang of it eventually. given the activity of our roll call, it would be impossible to keep up if everything was in one thread. I'm thanking you for your foresight now, but we will really appreciate as time goes along and more people join in.

Happy Sunday everyone!
#25
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Originally posted by Carolyn R
Please let us try to be kind to one another. I know our new forum is a little confusing, people not knowing exactly where to post. Ann is taking all the blame but I am just as responsible for instigating this new forum and I am hoping by the time we sail you will be thanking us for our unusual foresight. LOL! The day that the roll call is deleted because of too many posts we will have lost nothing. If not, you can throw me overboard. I speak only for myself not Ann.
I for one a very pleased with the differnt threads.(as long as we can stick to the subject of each)
When a well meaning poster changes the subject mid thread it makes it challenges for those seeking the original info.
So lets please keep this one for restaurant suggestions. (also if someone had a not so great expierience with a particular restaurant , that info would be appreciated too)
As we get closer to the trip I'd be happy to wade through the thread and come up with a list of places (and their comments) for all to have !
On a happy note--whay a wonderful adventure we will all have---look out Venice , here we come!!!!

Aloha,
Bev
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So, Is there a Micky D's near St. Marks Square.....

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#27
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Originally posted by Woobstr112G
So, Is there a Micky D's near St. Marks Square.....

Bob
As a matter of fact there is.Just one "street " over from the Cathederal

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Several years ago we discovered Al Vagon, a delightful restaurant along side a canal near the Rialto bridge. It is a place where many of the gondeliers go for their lunch. We ate outside by the water. Lunch was a three hour affair with delicious food and wine. They have a website. It was recommended to us by a salesperson who said he boyfriend was a regular. Didn't see many tourists but lots of locals.
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Originally posted by r2d2inltd2
Several years ago we discovered Al Vagon, a delightful restaurant along side a canal near the Rialto bridge. It is a place where many of the gondeliers go for their lunch. We ate outside by the water. Lunch was a three hour affair with delicious food and wine. They have a website. It was recommended to us by a salesperson who said he boyfriend was a regular. Didn't see many tourists but lots of locals.
Just looked at the website. Looks like a fantastic place to eat.....

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#30
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Has anyone been to la Columbina in Venice? It seems that a lot of the best restaurants at the most reasonable prices in Venice are down back alleys in a maze, part of the charm I guess.
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Originally posted by Carolyn R
Has anyone been to la Columbina in Venice? It seems that a lot of the best restaurants at the most reasonable prices in Venice are down back alleys in a maze, part of the charm I guess.
Wow, another gem Glad we are staying an extra day. Will give us the chance to look for some great out of the way places.....

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#32
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So many wonderful restaurants and just not enough time ! I'm making a list of all these because I'll be in Venice with Katie in July for three days. Our clothes may wind up being too tight before we ever board the ship!
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#33
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I also enjoyed Da Mamo the evening before we boarded. We had planned to go to Barababao and found out it was closed on Tuesdays. We made a last minute change and ran into Carolyn R and her group. I'll be checking out the other recommendations posted here too.

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#34
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I've created a page for the various Venice restaurant recommendations on the website. Thought it would be nice to have a supplement to this thread.....

Bob
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#36
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Originally posted by Woobstr112G
I've created a page for the various Venice restaurant recommendations on the website. Thought it would be nice to have a supplement to this thread.....

Bob
PLease tell me where is the website you mentioon
#37
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Originally posted by mmemichele
PLease tell me where is the website you mentioon
It's the website I created for the Rockin Royals. The link is at the bottom of my signature.....

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#38
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I've added quite a few restaurants to the website page. Gives us all many good choices for lunch and dinner.....

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#39
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Great resource, Bob. Thanks for compiling them all in one place. The only problem will be deciding among the many great choices. We may think about going even earlier
#40
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Originally posted by HRPro
Great resource, Bob. Thanks for compiling them all in one place. The only problem will be deciding among the many great choices. We may think about going even earlier
Choosing one will be difficult but actually finding them could be a much bigger challenge.

Don't worry, if you don't find the restaurant you are looking for, you will find other good ones along the way.
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