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I love this store

Went to La Ricerca today to stock up on marbled paper notebooks. I think this was my fourth visit... read more

Reviewed 2 July 2018
Newport Beach, California
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Beautiful Office Accessories and Papers

La Ricerca offers the finest leather office accessories and beautiful papers/note cards. The owner... read more

Reviewed 9 September 2016
Boston, Massachusetts
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2 Jul 2018
“I love this store”
15 Apr 2017
“Nice shop but rude owner let himself down.”
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San Marco 2431, Venice, Italy
San Marco
+39 041 522 8250
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Reviewed 2 July 2018 via mobile

Went to La Ricerca today to stock up on marbled paper notebooks. I think this was my fourth visit in 15 years. This is the best paper store I’ve found anywhere. They have traditional and also some unusual designs. Their little square notepads with the...More

Thank Kathleen419
Reviewed 15 April 2017

This is a lovely shop, full of gorgeous paper and notecards. They're handmade and quality pieces. However the owner was unnecessarily rude to my travel companion, which left a sour taste in my mouth. If the owner does not like tourists, then he shouldn't have...More

Thank Isla S
Reviewed 9 September 2016

La Ricerca offers the finest leather office accessories and beautiful papers/note cards. The owner is charming and offers competitive prices for quality goods.

Thank dmgrieco
Reviewed 18 April 2016

We bought a beautiful sketch of Venice here-- pen and ink, with watercolors added. The colors are beautiful, not too faded out or too gaudy, as many prints in town are. This is one-of-a-kind art, signed by the artist. The price was better than a...More

Thank SunriseEspresso
Reviewed 1 November 2015

This shop is worth looking for. Beautiful paper and hand bound leather books. You can even get murano glass put into your journal, phone book, whatever. And the shopkeeper is a craftsman with tons of passion.

Thank Kristi B
Reviewed 4 October 2015

Lovely shop offering wonderful handmade stationery. We treated ourselves to a beautiful album, with marbled cover, but the shop offers a fantastic range of exquisite goods.

Thank JLK2011
Reviewed 15 July 2015 via mobile

Beautiful papers and gorgeous prints! Bought one last year and wished I had purchased more. Made sure to stop in on my first day and was not disappointed. Love love LOVE this store!!

Thank 2013strong
Reviewed 25 February 2015

I'm so glad to have stumbled upon this treasure. What a beautiful and lost craft. This store sells mostly custom paper, cards, stationary, notebooks, etc. I fell in love with a large original piece of marbled paper with turquoise / aqua tones. It is unique,...More

Thank Amanda H
Reviewed 13 February 2015

This is a wonderful little shop that specializes in paper and stationary products but also has unique boutique items for sale. We bought a lovely Carnivale mask made of delicate papier mache--definitely not what you would find hanging from the various street stalls in the...More

Thank Sharon A
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clustered around it are restaurants, museums, shops,
orchestras playing in the square, pigeons, the grand
pink Doge’s Palace (Palazzo Ducale), the soaring
campanile bell tower, an astrological clock tower,
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