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Castello-Calle Delle Rasse 4535, 30122 Venice, Italy
+39 041 523 4976
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good23%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Castello-Calle Delle Rasse 4535, 30122 Venice, Italy
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Reviewed yesterday

Our experience started with afternoon discussion with the manager regarding a reservations. He suggested later due to having 2 tour groups in the earlier seating times. As we arrived the place was hopping and a bit loud but not in a bad way...just energetic. After...More

Thank pwrfade1
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

My husband and I ate dinner here since they received such high ratings. The staff was so kind and thoughtful. Our salads were fresh but the entrees fell flat. It's a good place to go if you want great service and a decent meal. I'm...More

Thank Amanda G
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Food was average, service was below average, and prices were way too high. They also charged us a $24.00 service charge, aka a mandatory tip, on a $157.00 bill for 4 people (no drinks other than water). Other places we ate at in Venice Italy...More

Thank andyinmv
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The staff are what make it worth it here. The food isn't that great and if you get one of their set menus, 5 courses really is too much! I am a vegan and they adapted the vegetarian menu to suit which was nice of...More

Thank Charlotte C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

...they actually find out a solution for us! I booked a table for 3 adults and a baby (3y old) at 12.30. The restaurant called me at 12.15 saying that due to a big delay of a customer, they were not able to provide a...More

Thank eric455
RominaMariani, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at Trovatore, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Eric, we are so glad you appreciated our efforts to provide for you even in difficult circumstances. Most of all, we are happy you had a good lunch, and that you felt cared for by us. All staff at Trovatore Restaurant thanks you for...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Fabulous restaurant...stop here after long flight and half day touring...staff wonderful...3couples...2 ordered pizza..I had lasagna and my husband had spaghetti w/ meat sauce...both excellent. Before the meal arrived the staff brought a chef' S special..garlic /oil linguine...if you like garlic ..you will love this...food, wine,...More

Thank purplepelican
RominaMariani, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at Trovatore, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear guest, thank you so much for your comment! We are so glad you decided to stop by and dine at Trovatore Restaurant. All staff, chefs and waiters included, is grateful for your kind words about our dishes. We hope to see you again soon...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Would not recommend this restaurant. From the soup (minestrone), quid ink spaghetti to the main (chicken), the chefs seemed to have forgot to put in seasonings. I do not think it was a representation of healthy eating but rather poor culinary skills. One of the...More

Thank wyjc
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very slow service! Food was over priced and lacked seasoning! Food we ordered was not on the menu and wait staff was rude when we questioned it. Far better restaurants in area!

Thank Mick9d
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The staff were very friendly and prompt with their service, making sure we were well accommodated for. We had grilled vegetables to share which was relatively nice but nothing special. My partner had the grilled beef steak which he enjoyed. I had the lobster which...More

Thank Typzheng
RominaMariani, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at Trovatore, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear guest, our main goal is to give all that visit us a very nice evening: we are glad we succeeded with you and your family. All staff at Trovatore Resturant would like to thank you for all your kind words about our service and...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Venice is not the cheapest place for dinner and that is fine if the food is tasty and the service is good. This is not the case here. First of all it was super crowded with organized groups. We could hardly hear eachother. Then without...More

Thank Lisanne v
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
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We are planning to spend a family Christmas in Venice. Our 2 children are over 18yrs.our son speaks fluent Italian. We are a musical family and would love to do lunch in a festive restaurant, also happy to share music. As we don't know anyone in Venice, it would be special to be with a crowd. Many thanks, Karin
April 26, 2017|
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Response from REMIKE | Property representative |
Dear Karin, we are so thanks for your request, and we are happy to celebrate Christmas with you and your family! during Christmas holiday we usually organize some live music dinner, specially the New year eve but also the... More
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Hello! Are you open on New Years eve?
December 22, 2016|
Response from REMIKE | Property representative |
Hello from Ristorante Trovatore.Yes we are open and we have last 16 places. Visit our web site for more info. Thank you so much
Google Translation
Hello We are a family of 4 looking for a special Venice Christmas lunch. Is Christmas a set menu? Thank you
October 9, 2016|
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Response from REMIKE | Property representative |
Dear Oscar, thank you so much for your request and I’m so sorry for the late. We are just in this day with our chef developing the Christmas menu. If you write us an email request at our mail I ll send you the menu when is... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$34 - $67
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Large groups, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
9:00 am - 12:00 am
9:00 am - 12:00 am
9:00 am - 12:00 am
9:00 am - 12:00 am
9:00 am - 12:00 am
9:00 am - 12:00 am
9:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Castello-Calle Delle Rasse 4535, 30122 Venice, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Veneto  >  Province of Venice  >  City of Venice  >  Venice>  > Castello
  • Neighborhood: Castello
  • Phone Number: +39 041 523 4976
  • E-mail
Since 1875, the restaurant Trovatore is one of the most characteristic restaurants in Venice. Located near Piazza San Marco, in the central Calle delle Rasse (with access also from the parallel Calle degli Albanesi adjacent to the Bridge of Sighs) is appreciated among other things for its specialties seafood and Adriatic Venetian specialties, that can be enjoyed only in the lagoon. All in a friendly atmosphere, nice and cozy to make guests feel at ease as if they were in an ambience familiar to them.
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