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Al Vecio Portal

#127 of 1,211 Restaurants in Venice
#149 of 1,300 Places to Eat in Venice
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Campiello Della Pescheria, Castello 3990, 30122 Venice, Italy
041.5287765
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Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Delivery, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Homemade food - just for locals

Absolutely amazing Food (we had calzone and fish ravioli with prawn sauce and tiramisu) The restaurant has an interior garden which is nice to be in, really simple setting but with great food and stunning service! Long story Short; real food for real foodies

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 1, 2015
Miguel V
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW via mobile

Absolutely amazing Food (we had calzone and fish ravioli with prawn sauce and tiramisu) The restaurant has an interior garden which is nice to be in, really simple setting but with great food and stunning service! Long story Short; real food for real foodies

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Camberley, United Kingdom
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Very good authentic Italian cuisine. Recommended by a local resident. Very warm and friendly welcome, efficient service, tranquil garden at rear. Locals eat here. No hesitation in recommending.

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Garden delightful , fans available too. Pork, pasta and pizzas all very good and value for money €50-65 euros for 2 ,including a €16 bottle of wine. Recommended to us and we recommend Al Vecio Portal to you !

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

The food was quite nice here with similar price as in the tourist areas, services and covert cost was included in the set menu. The location somehow is wrong pointed on the map. Better to follow google map by type in the restaurant name.

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Miami, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Our hotel recommend this place and it was well ranked in tripadvisor. Great food! We had mussels and grilled octopus as entree. Then we had fresh tagliatelly and eggplant raviloli. Excellent food and service. I don't give them excellent because there was no air conditioning and it was too hot.

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Weston super Mare, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

Well worth popping in for a meal..here's why..The most friendly staff ever is the first thing that you experience. We got there around 11pm and although nearly empty had no hesitation in directing us to a seat, (this against several, 'sorry, we're closing' comments on the way to finding the Al Vecio Portal). We were taken outside to a lovely... More 

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Fort Myers, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

We went there with friends. We were the guests of a couple who have lived in Venice for several years, and trusted them to find a great place. This place was superb--the proprietor made recommendations (which we were smart enough to heed), served it personally, and kept coming back to the table to check that we were enjoying the food--yes!... More 

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Lansing, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

My family and I loved this restaurant and returned twice during our stay in Venice. The pizza was excellent - thin crust cooked to perfection. The caprese di bufalo was outstanding. The staff welcomed us generously and we felt at home. I recommend eating in the interior outside garden.

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Venice, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

We live in Venice and this is one of our favorite places for consistently good food. We always bring our visiting friends and family here because of its friendly atmosphere and above all consistently good food. Let Pino recommend. It's a special place. Baci Maurizio&Linda. By the way: both Linda and I have worked in restaurants.

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Prior Lake, Minnesota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

We stumbled off the beaten path to this local restaurant and had amazing pasta dishes. We enjoyed it so much we came back again. I didn't give it a 5 ranking because they were under staffed on a Friday night and the service was ok not great. However, they were working very hard to keep up. You could tell it... More 

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Address: Campiello Della Pescheria, Castello 3990, 30122 Venice, Italy
Phone Number: 041.5287765
Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Veneto  >  Province of Venice  >  City of Venice  >  Venice>  > Castello
Cuisine: Italian, Pizza

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  • Address: Campiello Della Pescheria, Castello 3990, 30122 Venice, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Veneto  >  Province of Venice  >  City of Venice  >  Venice>  > Castello
  • Neighborhood: Castello
  • Phone Number: 041.5287765

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian, Pizza

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Staying in Castello

Neighborhood Profile
Castello
Castello is the largest of the six sestieri (districts), and the only one not facing onto the Grand Canal. More than half of Castello is situated within Arsenale, the naval base, which occupies over one-fifth the area of Venice. This gentrified maritime neighborhood feels busy but casual. Castello’s side streets are laid back, with small boats lining canals criss-crossed by laundry. Semiannual exhibitions add a strong artsy current to the Arsenale area. Via Garibaldi in Castello, with its shops and bars, has one of Venice's rare straight and wide boulevards. When a large ship turns around the Lido to enter the Giudecca Canal, the startling sight creates an illusion that it will run aground right on Via Garibaldi! Families treasure Giardini near the island's tip, green with rare trees and grass, and Riva degli Schiavoni is a popular spot for Venetians to take a stroll to watch the sunset.