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“Good value” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Pizzeria Ristorante Al Faro

Pizzeria Ristorante Al Faro
Cannaregio 1181, 30121 Venice, Italy (Cannaregio)
(+39) 041 2750794
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Ranked #436 of 1,137 Restaurants in Venice
Price range: $11 - $39
Cuisines: Italian, Chowder, Bar, Pizza, Pizza & Pasta
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Restaurant details
Good for: Large groups
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Neighborhood: Cannaregio
Description: Al Faro you can enjoy not only serves traditional Italian cuisine and Venetian , but also typical ethnic dishes of meat, fish and vegetables. Among the specialties are in fact reported the buzzara spaghetti with scampi, the seafood risotto, the dumplings exotic , thai rolls, the Persian rice or Thai, the Brazilian picanha , the schish Turkish kebabs and beef fillet with green pepper or Rossini. Come and visit us, we are here !
Warwick, United Kingdom
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89 reviews 89 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
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52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
“Good value”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

Tucked away alongside a minor canal in Cannaregio, this pleasant little restaurant offered a decent choice of pizzas and pasta a good price with excellent quality and service. Well worth a visit for lunch or dinner if you are in the area and fancy getting away from the hustle and bustle of the main streets.

  • Visited May 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Copenhagen, Denmark
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
“Average pasta with 2 euro cover charge”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

I ate shrimp pasta with rucola. It was very average. The disappoint part was, this restaurant was recommended by my hotel for the pizza. They also added 2 euro cover charge for the meal. That was surprising.

  • Visited May 2014
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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New York, NY
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116 helpful votes 116 helpful votes
“I thought this place was going to be a tourist ripoff but...”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014 via mobile

We were very hungry and Gam Gam was packed so we decided to try this place, although we didn't expect much. I figured that it would be touristy and terrible. The food, the pizza and the wonderful pasta with garlic and olive oil ( fabulous, loads of garlic), hit the spot. We ate outside and the only downside was the service was at a snail's pace. I wanted to go back and get the pasta for myself ( my dish was the very good pizza) but it wasn't very close to our hotel. Very good choice in the Ghetto.

Visited May 2014
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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“Very good value for money.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014

I went with my wife to this restaurant. The place was packed and even that we had a fabulous service and really tasty food.
They were not Italian but the food was very good and the service excellent.
I will recommend to everyone. Thanks Hassan. :0)

  • Visited March 2014
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Halifax, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
“Gorgeous”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2014

Ate here last night, great and friendly. Reasonably priced for Venice!
Good variable menu, beautiful homemade warm bread and freshly made pizzas in front of you, my steak Rossini was beautiful too - lovely staff too.

  • Visited February 2014
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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