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Ai Navigli

Riviera Tiso, 11 | Inserire in navigatore: Via Aleardi,4 Padova, 35122 Padua, Italy
049 8364060
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Ranked #17 of 793 restaurants in Padua
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Price range: $48 - $83
Cuisines: Chowder
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Description: C'e anche un tavolo che sembra sospeso nell'aria, avvolto in un velo. E' il piu richiesto. Poggia in realta su un soppalco di cristallo creato dal progettista- designer Riccardo Tognazzo per rendere ancora piu glamour il locale di Riviera Tiso da Camposampiero. I Navigli non e diventato il locale dei "vip" di passaggio a Padova solo per queste singolarita architettoniche: Massimo Biale e la moglie Elena Bernardi hanno costruito la fama del locale puntando soprattutto su una cucina di alta qualita. Basata su materie prime (in prevalenza pesce) ben selezionateThere is also a table that seems suspended in the air, wrapped in a veil. And 'the most requested. Actually rests on a mezzanine crystal created by the designer Riccardo Tognazzo to make it even more glamorous The restaurant in Riviera Tiso . Ai Navigli did not become the local "celebrity" in passing in Padua only for these architectural singularity:Max Biale and his wife Elena Bernardi have built the reputation of the Restaurant focusing especially on a high-quality cuisine. Based on raw materials (mainly fish) well-chosen....
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Muscat, Oman
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2014

Lovely food, great ambience, great service .a must visit in Padova.Today was my third visit. Enjoyed the food and wine dished out by an arabic speaking chef.

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Barcelona
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2013

We had a wonderful corporate dinner, and the fish assortment was great. Also perfect for couples as the piano creates a very romantic atmosphere.

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Seattle, Washington
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81 reviews 81 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2013

This place has a somewhat Hollywood-like ambience and targets the well-to-do guest. It is well known for its seafood. Service is efficient and friendly. The dishes all lack sophistication. The portions are very large, and it is clear that quantity here trumps quality. We rated the food as standard, average fare, would have expected more imagination and character and more... More

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massimo b, Chef patron at Ai Navigli, responded to this review

Meanwhile, thanks for losing your valuable time to review, my restaurant. I'm sorry that your written assessment does not reflect the opinion you have expressed verbally. with regard to the criticism, the restaurant is not nouvelle cuisine and the amount of standard Italian pasta reflects the portion that is 80/100gr of pasta or 250g of gnocchi.all the more so since... More

Evanston, Illinois
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18 reviews 18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2013

From the moment we walked in we found this restaurant to be unique in a very good way the hostess was charming and friendly plus she spoke English very well. There was 4 of us and we all ordered the Insalata Mista which was one of the best salad's we ever had plus the aceto balsamic was so good. For... More

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Palm Harbor, Florida
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25 reviews 25 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2012

Our hotel recommended Ai Navigli to us as a nice little seafood restaurant. Total understatement as it was one our best meals we have had in Italy and we have been here a month. I would, without hesitation, recommend this restaurant to anyone who wants a departure from the regular fare.

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massimo b, Chef at Ai Navigli, responded to this review

thank you for your nice words. Your satisfaction is our satisfaction because it makes us happy and helps us grow. thanks. Elena e massimo More

Longboat Key Florida
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34 reviews 34 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2012

We wanted to have a special Valentine,s Day Dinner in Padova, where we are staing for several weeks. I noticed on a Padova web site, Gustare Padova, Ai Naviglia was offering a fixed priced dinner for Valetine,s Day. The restaurant is beautiful and comfortable at the same time. Tis special dinner was candle lit with live music, an excellent guitarist... More

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Cambridge
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2012

I bumped into this restaurant by chance while walking in the streets of Padua during Winter Holidays. I was not disappointed: the seafood was absolutely exquisite and prepared in an original way. It was comparable in freshness and quality to the best seafood I have eaten – I come from a seafood producing region in Brittany, France. The wine list (mostly... More

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