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Ristorante Ribot

#189 of 1,196 Restaurants in Venice
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Santa Croce
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Santa Croce 158 - Fondamenta Minotto - Rio del Gaffaro, 30124 Venice, Italy
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Closed now
All hours
Mon - Fri 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Mon - Sat 7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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Tubingen, Germany
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148 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

A Venetian friend recommended the Ribot one evening after a session at the University - but we were disappointed, as the food we ordered took so much time, the owner was a bit unfriendly, and my plate - Risotto al Pesce - was just plain normal - nothing exciting. You can find better options nearby - look where the people... More 

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83 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Hummed and hahed about this place. It is in a usually very reliable guide but looks a bit beyond its prime. Sadly that was the case. Nice garden setting through the back but there were two big tables of American tourists in and they got most of the owner's attention leaving one poor waitress - not Italian - to handle... More 

Thank blueskychaser
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Mixed feelings after visiting Ribot - perhaps the difference between expectations based on Michelin listing and the reality was too high. The garden setting is very nice, so were the meals - well, the branzino came with skin charcoal baked... The evening which still might be quite nice was spoiled by a totally uninterested service, the staff were just bringing... More 

Thank Petr H
Montrose, Colorado
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37 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My friend and I went out on a Friday night with out a reservation in Venice and found this restaurant available and we were causing but they had a simple and intriguing menu. We ask for a wine list they said they didn't have one but showed us an wine list and explained that the ran out of most of... More 

Thank Mark B
Toulouse, France
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83 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice place, our server was overwhelmed because the 2nd server had a car accident and couldn't come. Penne salmon was nice, and is far enough for 1 person. I recommend this place.

1 Thank James32810
New York City, New York
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We should have walked out when we asked for a wine list and were told they didn't have one ("We know what we have; what do you want?"). And it was downhill from there: lazy, inept service. Why it is mentioned in Michelin I'll never know. Suitable for tourists who think tiramisu is exotic.

Thank Yourtableisready
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wonderfully authentic Venitian food in the 'indoor garden'. Great staff, but allowing people to smoke indoors (in Venice people can't smoke in a restaurant, but can outside of one) damaged the experience a little for us, as even the best food is not so good with people blowing smoke over your table and we were near some exceptionally rude people.... More 

Thank Tony S
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

So the food was edible but mediocre, but the service was irritatingly slow. After an hour and a half for two courses we waited 45 minutes until we flagged down the waiter and asked for the bill. At no point had he looked our way, offered dessert or coffee,or anything. It's awful when you have to beg to pay so... More 

1 Thank Celia H
Basel, Switzerland
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32 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 5, 2016

Very good and nice restaurant; staff very helpful and friendly. Food amazing. At the evening we've been, there was a piano player, very nice atmosphere.

Thank Quebec98
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 11, 2016 via mobile

unfortunately , the day we ate at this restaurant the fridge snapped , and it was the waiter's first day, and everything was chaos. so my rating is for that evening , but I appreciate the guests who have written positive reviews , because when everything is as normal again this restaurant probably is a very nice and good place... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, International, Contemporary
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Families with children, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Santa Croce 158 - Fondamenta Minotto - Rio del Gaffaro, 30124 Venice, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Veneto  >  Province of Venice  >  City of Venice  >  Venice>  > Santa Croce
  • Neighborhood: Santa Croce
  • Phone Number: 0039.041.5242486

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Staying in Santa Croce

Neighborhood Profile
Santa Croce
Santa Croce gained importance as a sestiere (district) when Piazzale Roma was created in the 1930s to bring cars and buses close to the center of Venice. Constitution Bridge spans the Grand Canal linking Piazzale Roma to the train station. This area buzzes with energy from travelers and students. Historic palaces and former industrial buildings house some departments of Ca' Foscari and IUAV Architecture universities. On the Fondaco dei Turchi, Venice's Museum of Natural History offers Venetians prehistoric thrills, plus an overview of lagoon fish and wildlife. The Grand Canal, northern boundary of Santa Croce, is lined with palaces and decorated by the tall green dome of San Simeon Piccolo. Ca' Pesaro attracts Venetians to its contemporary art exhibitions. The Grand Canal exposes only one face of these buildings. On the opposite side, the palace often interacts with a square or a busy street to represent its neighborhood identity.
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