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Al Paradiso

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San Polo
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Sestiere San Polo 767 | near the Rialto Bridge, 30125 Venice, Italy
041 5234910
Today
12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Bedfordshire, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Good food, if sharing a dish happy to split it in the kitchen into portions. Quiet location just off the grand canal. If you visit, try the linguine with prawns and pesto was very tasty. Be aware of the 12% service charge added automatically!

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Thank Slowbarfie A
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We ate here twice, and what we loved most of all was that it was a haven away from the busy lane ways. We were relaxed, taken care of considerately but not over the top. Lovely, well priced food & the best house red. Our kids loved it too. Chefs were very sweet & friendly.

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Thank Tess M
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a fair restaurant if you want to eat in the main area of the square but they have a very nice lasagna. In most cases no need for reservations

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new york
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78 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

we returned after our first positive review and found a restaurant full of tourists without an irtalian in sight. the menu was limited, expensive and quite touristy. whether this resraurant changed, we did, or both we'll never know, but this place is now off our list. really sorry. really.

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Neptune Beach, Florida
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food is average at best and wine was overpriced. Noodles in spaghetti bolognese were undercooked, and chicken and fries entree was nothing special. It is close to the Rialto, so is an easy location for tourists to stumble upon, but you can do better.

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Fort Collins, CO
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Main dishes were slightly below average quality and the tiramisu was the worst we have ever ordered in a restaurant (which is quite a statement from an American). You could do much better. As a side note, the house wine seemed very overpriced.

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Singapore, Singapore
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30 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you are looking for a family run restaurant service quality food in a very touristy area, then come here! Near Rialto Bridge in a quiet alley looking across at a boarded up building but seating was outside in a nice area separated from the alley by plants. The owner put together an antipasto plate of local Italian meats and... More 

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paris
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30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2016

I went there recommended by our concierge and we were not disappointed , the location is not on the canal however ,just 50 meters out of the walkway and may 150 meters from rialto bridge.Very small restaurant with a small terrace. warm welcome by a nice couple who run the place ,decor is like a bisto ,wood ,pictures,brass ,warm and... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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36 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2016 via mobile

We had touristic menu to share as the portion was large enough for 2 people. Price was reasonable and atmosphere was good. We had pasta in bolognese style, it's not the best as I have eaten much better version in Rome. The fried fish with fries were delicious.

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NYC
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2016 via mobile

You're near Rialto bridge, not in the canal and no breeze or nice view, plastic flowers on pots outside: Not the most appealing. Our concierge recommended it, however, it was a miss for me. The food was decent, but I'm sure there's plenty of prettier spaces with food just as good. Staff was nice though.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Sestiere San Polo 767 | near the Rialto Bridge, 30125 Venice, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Veneto  >  Province of Venice  >  City of Venice  >  Venice>  > San Polo
  • Neighborhood: San Polo
  • Phone Number: 041 5234910

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Staying in San Polo

Neighborhood Profile
San Polo
The Rialto Bridge is the most famous sight along the Grand Canal in San Polo, smallest of Venice's six sestieri (districts) and by far the busiest neighborhood. Morning Venetians arrive to peruse the markets for fish, fruit and vegetables, while shops display goods from cheese to wine to desserts. San Silvestro and Rialto Market vaporetto (water taxi) stops add to the steady stream of foot traffic. San Polo is defined by churches including Basilica dei Frari, one of the most important churches sought by art lovers.