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La Porta D'Acqua

San Polo 1022B | Rio Tera San Silvestro, 30125 Venice, Italy (San Polo)
+39 0412412124
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Ranked #97 of 1,196 Restaurants in Venice
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $41 - $110
Hours:
Wed - Mon 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Cuisines: Italian
Neighborhood: San Polo
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Description: Historic environment with frescoes of 700 and a water gate of the original end 500 a few steps from the Rialto Bridge. A cuisine that combines Mediterranean and southern Italy than typical Venetian style. Nel cuore di Venezia, a due passi dal ponte di rialto. Il ristorante e situato in un palazzo del 1400. L'ambiente infatti e decorato da affreschi del 1700 e da una porta d'acqua originale di fine 500. La cucina richiama quella verace partenopea con prodotti di provenienza esclusivamente campana ed un interessante intreccio con il pescato del vicino mercato di rialto e le primizie delle isole lagunari

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Coto de Caza, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014 NEW

We wandered into this cozy off the beaten path restaurant on our first night in Venice. Salvadore treated us to a delightful evening of delicious food and more than delightful service. Salvadore started our dinner with sparkling wine on the house followed by the best pasta and fresh black snapper we have ever tried. We were even more delighted to... More 

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Hove, United Kingdom
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6 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014 via mobile

Found on the trip advisor app on the first night. It was a bit quiet as it was down season. Friendly owner and a nice meal although it was expensive. We started with the aubergine and Parmesan bake which was lovely. My main was a sea bass ravioli with lemon butter sauce, which was the nicest pasta dish I've ever... More 

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Mexico City, Mexico
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43 restaurant reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

This restaurant, will give 2 satisfactions : first to find it , and 2nd. for a exceptional modern restaurant their menu offers splendid variety of frutto di mare as they say. I enjoyed their salad tepid di mare, and some scampi, both plates where delicious!!. The service like most of the restaurants in Italy, is impecable.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

This is a place to try. Close to the old-fashioned tourist traps next tho the Grand Canal Rialto bridge, this is the complete opposite. Modern, yet stylish, beautiful intimate emplacement, offers great service (very friendly owner/man in charge) and even better food. We had a fresh fish and it was really fresh and very well prepared. Worth every euro spent... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

Had lunch after our Venice tour. Shared Pappardelle pasta with Mushrooms & Clams, Seabass & Swordfish. Glass of Proseco and Tiramisu to finish the meal. All were excellent ! I'll probably never be able to find this place due to the maze of streets and courtyards that are Venice but I leave with a good memory of this meal. I... More 

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

We stumbled upon La Porta D'Acqua on our last night's stay in Venice, after walking around asking at various restaurants for what they offered 'senza gluten' (without gluten) - I am a Coeliac and found Italians to be very understanding of the condition. This restaurant immediately made us feel comfortable, talking me through a variety of gluten-free options, including gluten... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

We stopped at La Porta d'Acqua for lunch by chance...and were not disappointed! Staff was very friendly, service was good. My husband want for pizza, which was huge and very tasty. I had the fish ravioli with lemon sauce which were fantastic. It's a bit pricy but the quality is food is just fantastic.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

Very pleasant experience on our first night in Venice. Staff was very welcoming and friendly. Being a celiac I found this restaurant as a recommendation for glutenfree food in Venice and was not disappointed! Excellent home made pasta, also glutenfree, glutenfree bread and delicious seafood! Pasta all dente, the seasoning on the light side, focusing on the ingredients and not... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

This was a highlight of our two week trip in Italy. The food was fantastic, and the staff wonderful. Try the eggplant parm appetizer - it is truly terrific!

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Additional Information about La Porta D'Acqua

Address: San Polo 1022B | Rio Tera San Silvestro, 30125 Venice, Italy
Phone Number: +39 0412412124
Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Veneto  >  Province of Venice  >  City of Venice  >  Venice>  > San Polo
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm  7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Monday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm  7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm  7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm  7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm  7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm  7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 41 - 110
Cuisine: Italian

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