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“How do you get pizza wrong in Italy?”
Review of Bar XIXI

Bar XIXI
Ranked #1,385 of 1,611 Restaurants in Venice
Neighborhood: San Marco
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Neighborhood: San Marco
Reviewed 13 June 2016 via mobile

Your answer is visit Caffe Rialto in Venice. Dry, tasteless pizza with no love in it that you expect from Italy. Seriously, how do you mess up pizza? Also the pasta sauce tasted store bought and salty, the cocktail was terrible. Staff were rude and unfriendly and even though it's in a good location, I beg of you. GO ANYWHERE ELSE!!!! Totally a wasted meal in this beautiful city.

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Reviewed 11 January 2016

This cafe is located just in front of Ponte Rialto. They have both signs of "Bar XIXI" and "Caffe Rialto." Two waitresses had a video chat with somebody in Chinese with VERY LOUD voices all the time while we had a breakfast. It was really annoying. It seems they didn't even care that we were there. They don't have an attitude.

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Thank Likeawind
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Reviewed 22 October 2015

Very good service,fast ,we eat pizza and toast,prices ok for Venice.and you are just in front of Rialto.Bar have free WIFI

Thank ilovedive
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Reviewed 15 October 2015

possibly the worst restaurant I've ever encountered. We only went in because it was raining heavily and how can you stuff up a pizza margarita? Overpriced, leathery with not a single herb and barely any cheese or tomato. Ripped off! Don't ever go to this place.

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Thank BackpackMama
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Reviewed 14 October 2015

They must be trying for the record for bad reviews. I mean, you couldn't accidentally make pizzas this bad. It was a cold rainy night. We just wanted something hearty and warming. What we got was an abrupt waiter and a dry pizza base with a couple of bits of ham in the middle. To illustrate the point I cut off all the bread that didn't have ANY topping. We were left with a pizza smaller than a CD. The staff weren't phased at all. Obviously, this is their modus operandi. Is there ANYTHING that's good value in Venice? We've traveled the world and loved most places we've been. These guys are just another reason to hate Venice, the rip-off capital of the world.

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Thank Guy H
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