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Frito-inn

#194 of 1,231 Restaurants in Venice
Certificate of Excellence
Neighbourhood:
Cannaregio
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Campo San Leonardo | Cannaregio 1587, 30121 Venice, Italy
+39 333 597 9819
Thursday
Closed
Hours:
Fri - Wed 10:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 21:30
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New York City, New York
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49 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

We went there everyday while in Venice. The food was made to order. Fried squid wasn't rubbery at all, and shrimp was sweet...so yes I do recommend this place. It's about 10 or less minutes walk from the train station. Please noted that it's a stand, so no seats. There are only a few fried items on the menu, and... More 

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Sandton, South Africa
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165 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

Small kiosk in Cannaregio area close to station. Easy to find this place which sells an assortment of deep-fried street snacks. Mostly seafood. Please note this is not a restaurant. It only does take aways they need to be eaten on the street. I ordered the calamari for euro 7.8 and some venetian speciality sarda in soar for 2.7. Calamari... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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57 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016

After reading all the good reviews about this place,I really wanted to go there,but I got pretty disappointed because quality is average,service very poor and there are no tables with seating as I expected

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Thank lucadambro
Bristol, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016

Visited this place after seeing the reviews while I was in Venice, didn't want a sit down meal so thought I'd venture to find this place. Its basically a fish & chip shop that does calamari. It was amazing and you get a very decent potion.

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1 Thank burgess1981
Venice, Italy
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016

The dish was freshly prepared and delicious! The price is reasonable - you have to keep in mind that Venice is a tourist attraction and a lot of things are sometimes pricey.

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Thank bildlichgesprochen
Rome, Italy
2 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

The lady (in charge) behind the bar doesn't know anything about respect. She was pretty anoyed when i asked information about the food, when i asked what was Sarde in sour she started to yeall at me so i decided to leave the place because she was getting more and more aggresive. Don't waste your time with this kind of... More 

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Canada
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141 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

We loved this stall/booth. Prices really reasonable and huge servings. Typical of many take away places in Venice they sell wine really cheaply in small cups. Service isn't the quickest so be patient. Lovely lady preparing the food. We had the mixed seafood and it was amazing! There's really nowhere close by to sit that we could find so stroll... More 

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Thank EatLaksa
Italy
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74 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016

The place is small, yo nned to make a line to order as there are no seats or tables. People just eat standing up, and make conversation. Inexpensive and great quality.

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Thank Jeroma43
Even Yehuda, Israel
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

I found this place by accident. The location is easy to find, just follow the smell. The food was fresh and tasty. We had mixed fish, fries and vegetables.

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Thank Itamar H
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23 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2016

Yes it's freshly prepared . Yes it's hot . But £8 for some battered slices of squid !!!! It's a " No " from me .

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 16
Cuisine
Italian, Seafood, Fast food
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Serves Alcohol, Cash Only, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 21:30
Monday
10:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 21:30
Tuesday
10:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 21:30
Wednesday
10:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 21:30
Friday
10:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 21:30
Saturday
10:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Campo San Leonardo | Cannaregio 1587, 30121 Venice, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Veneto  >  Province of Venice  >  City of Venice  >  Venice>  > Cannaregio
  • Neighbourhood: Cannaregio
  • Phone Number: +39 333 597 9819

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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Neighbourhood Profile
Cannaregio
Cannaregio is the second largest sestiere (district) with its busy Santa Lucia train station. Many transplanted Venetians commute from the outlying areas, “terra firma” to the locals, which is shorthand for any place that is not Venice. Two Grand Canal bridges serve Cannaregio, the newest (Constitution, 2008) still a local hotbed of controversy. Ponte degli Scalzi is a busy link to the train station. Nearby shops on the Lista di Spagna offer specialties like pastries and coffee that lure Venetians with a down-to-earth attitude. The Ghetto, where the Jewish population was segregated in Cannaregio, has five historic synagogues with an active Jewish community. The Fondamente Nove bustles with foot traffic to the Rialto and San Marco while vaporettos (water taxis) head to Murano and other islands. Side streets lead into quiet picturesque neighbourhoods and palaces like Ca' d'Oro rise directly out of the water.
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