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Cantine del Vino Gia Schiavi

#33 of 1,192 Restaurants in Venice
Certificate of Excellence
Dorsoduro / Accademia
Italian, Wine Bar
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Fondamenta Nani 992 | Dorsoduro, 30123 Venice, Italy
041 5230034
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Great Neck, New York
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11 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We found this wine bar completely by accident while wandering the neighborhood after visiting the Academia. We loved the tapas style food and espresso. Would love to return and try all the delicious looking options we didn't try this time. Great find!

Thank NewYorkLeslie_22
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a must to catch up with the owners who have become friends over the years. We called on their last day before closure for a refurbishment and holidays for a month. Passed daily and the work is looking good. Can't wait for our return to Venice August 22 when the bar also re opens Missed their wonderful snacks.... More 

Thank Cruisers30
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33 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

After the deception of a visit at Harry's dolci across the canal we ended up here tasting wonderful Amarone wines and having fresh tapas italian style. Very friendly host and familystyle reception. Don't expect luxury but nice drinks and food at a very reasonable price. The visit was not in august but in june but I did not write a... More 

Thank Anita H
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2016

Popped in here for fantastic cicchetti. For the uninitiated they are like Italian tapas. A great way to taste Venezia. Pop in, look at the foods that appeal to you in the case,pick them out. Pay, Eat at the bar. Repeat until satisfied. Walk away happy. Here you get wonderful food, at great prices. I hope you love Venezia and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016

This a nice little authentic place on a small canal in dorsoduro for a drink or two, together with some tasty chicchetis (the choice is huge and very varied). Plenty of locals there as well, which is always a good sign, and very reasonably priced (for example: two glasses of wine, two glasses of water and 6 chicchetis for eur... More 

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Rochester, Minnesota
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016

This place was super easy to fine, we used the vaporetto to travel from Palanca in Giudecca to Zattere and then meandered from here to the corner and on down the road until we saw the green awning. True, the prices were reasonable at 1.20 per "snack" and it could have been just us but we weren't really impressed with... More 

Thank KAFMinnesota
Verona, Italy
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016

One of the historical wine shops in Venice. Very nice to go for an appetizer. Great choise of 'cicheti', sorts of canapè, tidbit or finger food to taste with local wines

Thank ssabrina64
Marseille, France
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2016

We were looking really forward to going here but sadly it was a bit disappointing. The place was quite unfriendly maybe because we were not local. The man serving us just seemed irritated when we asked what were in the cicchetti. Even the "mami" who makes the cicchetti when we said hello kind of just ignored us. The cicchetti itself... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2016 via mobile

I used to go to this place very often when i was a student in Venice. It's frequented by locals. They have a good selection of cicchetti (type of snacks) which are very fresh and delicious. I reccomand the baccala one and you should taste their fragolino which is a type of sweet wine.

Thank Didem K
Solihull, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2016

This is quite simply the best way to enjoy cicchetti and wine in Venice at incredibly low prices. We found the place in November and have just visited again - great sitting outside along the canal with a selection of the finest Venetian snacks accompanied by decent few glasses of quality Italian wine - and Prosecco for the girls of... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Italian, Wine Bar
Lunch, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Dining on a budget, Bar scene, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Fondamenta Nani 992 | Dorsoduro, 30123 Venice, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Veneto  >  Province of Venice  >  City of Venice  >  Venice>  > Dorsoduro / Accademia
  • Neighborhood: Dorsoduro / Accademia
  • Phone Number: 041 5230034

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Staying in Dorsoduro / Accademia

Neighborhood Profile
Dorsoduro / Accademia
Artsy is the defining mood of this neighborhood with street artists, students, painters, sculptors, restorers, curators, historians, collectors, heirs and heiresses rubbing elbows. Peggy Guggenheim's collection, now a museum, lures chic locals for evening art aperitifs. Traditionalists and visionaries cocoon in bohemian luxury. La Salute basilica buttresses the neighborhood to the east. Gondolas bob in the morning light. The Accademia Bridge crosses the Grand Canal. A back street doubles as basketball court. Palaces house residents, or like Ca' Foscari a university, or a museum like Ca’ Rezzonico that attracts Venetians for concerts. Dorsoduro reveals its industrial roots too, in buildings converted to house university departments or exhibitions. Campo Santa Margherita bursts with youthful energy from local students. Foot traffic bustles to and from Piazzale Roma and Santa Lucia train station. Evening commuters pause for an aperitivo. Neighbors exchange confidants in a campo (square) on their way to market.