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Trattoria al Diporto

Calle Cengio 25-27 | S. Elena, Venice, Italy (Castello)
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Ranked #874 of 1,197 Restaurants in Venice
Cuisines: Italian
Neighborhood: Castello
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations

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  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Any
English first
London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

Venice is understandably extremely touristy. But if you're looking for some respite from the throngs then head here for some authentic Italian, more specifically Venetian cuisine. Reasonable prices, lovely service, appears to be a family business, and most importantly EXCELLENT food and wine. Seafood and polenta were spot on. While I feel a little conflicted and like I'm invading a... More 

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27 reviews 27 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

We chanced upon this place for dinner and were pleased by the quick service and good food. The fish lasagne and calamari were delicious, and the meat lasagne and polenta with shrimp were ok. We will probably return during our stay in S. Elena.

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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

I tried the menu del giorno: spaghetti alle vongole and fritto misto. The quality of the food was disappointing (to say the least) and the service was abominable. It wasn't worth halve the price I had to pay... Not to be repeated!

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Melbourne, Australia
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

Condescending family (except father) and staff, food was definitely over rated. Service level... 0.5 out of 100. 0.5 is being generous. Irritating because other places deserve our hard earned money. Went to Da Enzo's bar @ S.Elena, which was 100% better in food and service. It was also lovely to come across Tango (I think) dancing from the locals enjoying... More 

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

The outside tables here looked inviting as we wandered around Sant'Elena. so we returned for lunch. There was a large group already eating, so we did not expect immediate service, but in the end we had to flag down an unwilling waitress in spite of many empty tables. It took ages to get drinks and food, and the quality of... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2013

I just totally second the review left before mine. This restaurant used to be my favourite for years, in a quiet, authentic part of Venice. When my sister and brother-in-law visited Venice for the first time, I couldn't miss the opportunity to show them one of my favourite spot for fresh sea food. What a disappointment, the food quality considerably... More 

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Worcestershire, GB
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2013

This was one of our favourite restaurants for the previous seven years we have visited. This year (2013) - a marked drop in food quality and service - the pleasant young lady waitress was the only one trying.

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Washington, Illinois
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2013

went there saturday night. only 4 other people there and service was slow and nonexistant food was horribly overpriced and terrible. the lasagne came from the microwave. the ravioli were not fresh, probably leftovers. i would recommend restaurant row at st marks. there are many fine restaurants there and the food is fresh and in the same range as this... More 

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Venice, Italy
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178 reviews 178 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2012

I went with a Venetian friend before a football match, we had fritto misto, salad & spinach as the sides dishes, followed by one chocolate cake in two, we couldn't have managed two! All accompanied with local white wine & water. The place was full of locals enjoying a Sunday lunch. Great meal followed by a win for the local... More 

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31 reviews 31 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2010

This restaurant was five minutes walk from my hotel (Sant' Elena) and since it rained a great deal during my stay I went there on my first night. The food was good and I went back on the second night. It is a small local restaurant and the food is not fancy, just straightforward and well prepared. If you have... More 

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Address: Calle Cengio 25-27 | S. Elena, Venice, Italy
Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Veneto  >  Province of Venice  >  City of Venice  >  Venice>  > Castello
Cuisine: Italian

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