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Bar Gelateria Zanzibar

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Enjoyable Outdoor Seating in a Square

I liked this place a lot, it was near our hotel and we visited several times while in Venice. The... read more

Reviewed 4 October 2017
Nicole A
Nice place for drinks

We stopped by here for a few drinks. It was a nice atmosphere with good views of the square and a... read more

Reviewed 22 June 2016
Scotland, United Kingdom
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  • Terrible25%
3 Oct 2017
“Enjoyable Outdoor Seating in a Square”
12 Aug 2017
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Campo Santa Maria Formosa Castello 5840, 30122 Venice, Italy
+39 345 942 3998
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Reviewed 4 October 2017

I liked this place a lot, it was near our hotel and we visited several times while in Venice. The staff is polite and attentive, the people watching is excellent and the booze is cheap. Hard to beat.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Nicole A
Reviewed 12 August 2017

You can be miss-leaded by really attractive location but it is really better to avoid the place. Low quality ice cream, wrongly mixed apperol spritz, disoriented male waiter forgetting customers orders and faces within a minute. The next day we rushed and passed the place...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed 22 June 2016

We stopped by here for a few drinks. It was a nice atmosphere with good views of the square and a great spot to people watch.

Date of experience: June 2016
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Reviewed 30 July 2014 via mobile

This bar couldn't be more charmingly located - at the foot of a typical Venetian bridge, the soft lapping of the canal waters just behind you, and a great view of Campo Santa Maria Formosa and the eponymous church right in front if you. Great,...More

Date of experience: July 2014
Thank Sal M
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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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