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Hostaria Galileo

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San Marco 3593 | 30124 Venezia (VE) - Italy, 30124 Venice, Italy
+39 0412960406
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11:00 am - 12:00 am
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Reservations, Late Night
Description: The recently renovated Hostaria Galileo in the picturesque Campo...
The recently renovated Hostaria Galileo in the picturesque Campo Sant'Angelo welcomes guests for informal al fresco lunches or romantic candle-lit dinners. It offers a selection of "a la carte" dishes lovingly prepared by the chef using all fresh, natural ingredients from the area around Venice and the Lagoon, accompanied by wines from the well-stocked cellar. Hostaria Galileo also has two cosy indoor rooms available that are suitable for business lunches and dinners.
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Good for:
Local cuisine
Breakfast/Brunch
Lunch
Reservations
Late Night

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Visitor rating
  • 71
    Excellent
  • 43
    Very good
  • 30
    Average
  • 18
    Poor
  • 24
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Nice restaurant in a good location

My family of four recently ate here during a trip to Venice. Good service, good food (although the pasta with tomato sauce lacked a bit of imagination). Pizzas and pasta vongole were well received! Got a bit crowded towards the end of our meal and service suffered slightly.

4 of 5 starsReviewed November 4, 2014
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Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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186 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Annecy
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30 reviews 30 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

My family of four recently ate here during a trip to Venice. Good service, good food (although the pasta with tomato sauce lacked a bit of imagination). Pizzas and pasta vongole were well received! Got a bit crowded towards the end of our meal and service suffered slightly.

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Sydney, Australia
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56 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

We stumbled upon this little outdoor setting belonging to the Hostaria Galileo which is not far from Venice central however the area is much quieter. The setting is pleasant and the waiters professional and proficient. We were served quickly and the meals were of good quality. The outdoor area patrons were also able to use the main restaurant toilets which... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

Great location in a square but the two pizzas we had were poor. The toppings were minimal. The location is very good in the open air in the square and the service is fine but the quality of pizza is very disappointing.

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Viareggio, Italy
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86 reviews 86 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 via mobile

This restaurant, amongst many of the same in Venice, offers the same menu as everyone else, so in short "bland, uninspiring and tasteless". However, this one manage to surpass the other infamous restaurants by making some of the food actually inedible. Fritto Di pesce, which doesn't require a science, extremely salty and possibly made from frozen fishes. Antipasto Di pesce... More 

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Andover, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

We should have left when we noticed the sugar paper squares covering the tablecloth. The food was more expensive here than other places we ate, yet nothing special. The pizza was the worst we had in Italy, flat and lifeless. The lasagne included small bits of bone. The 75cl bottles of water charged for are actually 70cl. The bread basket... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

Cheap for Venice, but the service and food was poor. The only positive thing was that the food came quite quickly. Seemed like a regular frozen pizza thrown in a regular oven.

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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

We ordered pizza, and both of us were really satisfied with the food! The prices were around 10-14 euros for pizza.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

Waitreses not friendly and they charge 2euro for asking for another plate and dont warn you about it. Decent food but I wouldn't go back. Nothing with pasta on the menu less than 16euro.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

We ate in this restaurant a couple of times, once as a couple for a late lunch (4pm) and once in a group of eight people for dinner (9pm) and every meal was faultless. We overheard other couples and groups at other tables saying the same thing. The staff speak a variety of languages and can switch between them with... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

This place was in a lovely square not far from our rental apartment. We were a party of eight and had wonderful dining experiences in Venice until this. Wish I had checked the reviews before sitting down, but the setting was so sweet and the menu was appealing. First the good - we did all enjoy our various meals and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: San Marco 3593 | 30124 Venezia (VE) - Italy, 30124 Venice, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Veneto  >  Province of Venice  >  City of Venice  >  Venice
  • Phone Number: +39 0412960406

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 22 - 50
  • Cuisine: Italian, Mediterranean, Bistro

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine

Description

The recently renovated Hostaria Galileo in the picturesque Campo Sant'Angelo welcomes guests for informal al fresco lunches or romantic candle-lit dinners. It offers a selection of "a la carte" dishes lovingly prepared by the chef using all fresh, natural ingredients from the area around Venice and the Lagoon, accompanied by wines from the well-stocked cellar. Hostaria Galileo also has two cosy indoor rooms available that are suitable for business lunches and dinners.
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 12:00 am

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?