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Sestiere San Polo, 767 | near the Rialto Bridge, 30125 Venice, Italy (San Polo)
041 5234910
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Ranked #151 of 1,202 Restaurants in Venice
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Italian
Neighborhood: San Polo
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night

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Sydney, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Just a few steps from Rialto Bridge, Al Paradiso offers a great selection of Venetian dishes combined with a good list of wines. top level service in a nice atmosphere.

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Chicago
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

Coming from a restaurant focused city, I expected more when I read about this restaurant on Trip Advisor and saw others lauding this place as "the best meals in their life". Perhaps it is also this bias that leads me to conclude that the food was, at best, slightly above average. Four our app, we ordered Bresaola - which melted... More 

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London, Ontario, Canada
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35 reviews 35 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

Looking for dinner and stumbled upon Al Paradiso walking down an alley. Without reservations we were seated on the patio. Service was very attentive throughout the evening despite quickly filing up. Seemed to be family run and everyone pitched in serving. Upon recommendations from server, two orders of their seafood salad appetizer shared among the four of us started us... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

Happened upon this restaurant one evening while looking for someplace off the beaten path. We were a group of 4, 3 women and 1 young man. It looked charming, but was empty inside as well as the outdoor tables. We thought they must be closed. Unfortunately for us they weren't. We asked to sit outside but the VERY rude hostess... More 

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6 reviews 6 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

Went on the recommendation of some locals, and loved every bite. One of the best meals I've ever had.

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New York City, New York
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17 reviews 17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

We went here because we didn't want the typical tourist restaurants with mediocre food and OMG so glad we did! Giordano the owner is a typical Italian man so happy to have guests in his restaurant and one tip is to let him recommend things to you! We started off with stuffed zucchini blossoms with mozzarella, mussels in a red... More 

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Walnut Creek, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

This restaurant was highly recommended by the concierge at our hotel and it was probably one of the best meals that we had during our two week vacation. The owner of the restaurant helped us make our selection and also recommended that we select two entrees and he would split them for the two of us for first and second... More 

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Island of Gozo, Malta
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62 reviews 62 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

Found this resto from TripAdvisor. It's very high ranking in their list and with good reason. Spent 40e for x2 Tourist Menus which included x2 delicious pasta first plates, x2 very well cooked 2nd plates (fish or meat) (the scaloppine in white wine were amazing) & x2 deserts. Beverages were not included in the menu price but provides are reasonable.... More 

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Oakville, Canada
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18 reviews 18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

I was looking for some fresh seafood and got this recommendation from the hotel concierge. We made a reservation and that seems to be the way to go as many people including what appeared to be steady customers were turned away as the place got filled quickly.The owner greeted us and checked to see if all was satisfactory. I had... More 

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New York
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29 reviews 29 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

I have been to this restaurant several times and I am still a big fan! It is an authentic Venetian restaurant experience. A bit off the beaten path with charming service and delicious food - you should try it. This restaurant was recommened by our hotel concierge as he takes his family to Al Paradiso for special occasions. Definitely try... More 

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Additional Information about Al Paradiso

Address: Sestiere San Polo, 767 | near the Rialto Bridge, 30125 Venice, Italy
Phone Number: 041 5234910
Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Veneto  >  Province of Venice  >  City of Venice  >  Venice>  > San Polo
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 3:30 pm  6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday 12:00 pm - 3:30 pm  6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 3:30 pm  6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 3:30 pm  6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 3:30 pm  6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 3:30 pm  6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 3:30 pm  6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: Italian

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