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La Rivetta

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4625 Castello | Ponte San Provolo, Venice, Italy
(+39) 041 5231481
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Late Night

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  • 7
    Excellent
  • 36
    Very good
  • 21
    Average
  • 29
    Poor
  • 42
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    2.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Biggest pizza I have ever had!

We went as a couple and both had starters. these were large portions I had taglatelli with pesto and my wife had a capris salad. We followed this with pizzas and these were the largest pizzas I have ever seen or eaten. Toppings were a bit sparse but enjoyable to say the least. Left with a full... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 9, 2015
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Rayleigh, United Kingdom
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  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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Rayleigh, United Kingdom
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174 reviews 174 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
103 helpful votes 103 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

We went as a couple and both had starters. these were large portions I had taglatelli with pesto and my wife had a capris salad. We followed this with pizzas and these were the largest pizzas I have ever seen or eaten. Toppings were a bit sparse but enjoyable to say the least. Left with a full tummy!

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Victor, Mt
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26 reviews 26 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

Four of us visited this restaurant for dinner in October. The menu was quite confusing. One couple ordered the fish of the day which was shown at a very reasonable price. When the fish arrived we found out it was 50 Euros ($65) instead of the price shown on the menu. We also had a seafood appetizer which none of... More 

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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23 reviews 23 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

I was hoping that we would be able to find little out of the way places that had just amazing food, but when we were ready to eat, we were also not well prepared . . . wandered to find a place. This was one of the less successful visits. I must admit that it was influenced by the fact... More 

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14 reviews 14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

This restaurant is truly awful. We were visiting at the height of the tourist season but it was only half full which should have told us something. Despite there being several empty tables the waiter made two men stop mid mouthful as he moved their table to put us on the table by the wall. Two of the four meals... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014 via mobile

Honestly the most terrible customer service encounter me and my partner have ever had. We had just enjoyed a lovely day exploring Venice and saw this place on the way back to our accommodation. It was pretty busy probably due to the fact we visited in high season and looked fairly nice but don't be fooled. After being pushed to... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

We stumbled upon La Rivetta while looking for a combination breakfast/lunch spot in Venice. What a great find. We did not look at the reviews ahead of time. And so am glad we didn't. We each had a first and second course and everything was fantastic. My husband and I had their house red wine which was a perfect compliment.... More 

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Perth Australia
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150 reviews 150 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
121 helpful votes 121 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

This restaurant has had mixed reviews, so we thought we should test the service and food first hand. Just the two of us, at the end of a wet and stomy day in Venice, but by 7pm the weather had cleared so we were able to choose a table outside overlooking the canal. We asked for the "Tourist Menu" (Oh... More 

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Michigan, USA
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28 reviews 28 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

Second trip to Venice and second trip to this restaurant. Lovely location, good service, excellent wine selection. I love their pesto sauce and the portions are large enough to take some home for lunch the next day.

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Sheffield
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014

We ate here this evening, choosing to be close to the apartment for once. We specifically asked about fish before going in, as they advertise themselves as a pizza and pasta place. We ate sea Bream and Bass. Both sizeable fish, beautifully cooked and served with a selection of vegetables. This was advertised as 'insalata' but hot vege was an... More 

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Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
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53 reviews 53 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014 via mobile

We fell into this place to get out of the rain. My girlfriend is gluten free and boy were we both disappointed. We ordered roast chicken for her and just one wing arrived, greasy and with no presentation. Honestly avoid this place like the plague- it looks lovely from the outside, but is truly terrible,

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 4625 Castello | Ponte San Provolo, Venice, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Veneto  >  Province of Venice  >  City of Venice  >  Venice>  > Castello
  • Neighborhood: Castello
  • Phone Number: (+39) 041 5231481

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian

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