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La Rivetta

$$ - $$$
San Polo
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1479 Venezia | San Polo, 30125 Venice, Italy
+39 041 523 1481
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went there for lunch and absolutely loved it. The cheese plate was very good and the tortellinis with cream sauce also. The service was awesome, our server was Christian. Would definitely recommend this place. Yes there is a service fee but being from Canada I really don't mind tipping for good service. House wine was very good. Will go back... More 

Thank gemino m
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We dinned in LA Rivetta tonight and the manager Alex was amazing. Not only does he speak 9 different languages but his customer service was out of this world. We had a gluten intolerance dinner and he went out and purchased gluten free bread, where do you get that service !!!! Food was amazing, service was amazing. I cannot recommend... More 

Thank Kristy M
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 17, 2016 via mobile

Nice little restaurant with good food. I tried the soar sardine and my Mom took a mushroom risotto. Both dishes were delicious. There were also polenta and free italian bread.

Thank elodie50a
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 14, 2016

Popped in to take the weight off our feet and had a bottle of red and a long chat with the waiter. Very pleasant chap with lots to say, full of information and very friendly

Thank hypnomick
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 18, 2016 via mobile

Good wine good food. We paid though €3 as service fee . The pasta. Is incredible and the prices are really OK . I will come back but try Te negotiate to avoid paying the service fee

Thank garza s
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016

The menu selection and pricing looked good, but the quality of the presentation was average. Basically it was a simple meal which was tasty, but could have easily been replicated at home. However the wait staff was fantastic, and his sense of humor made the evening. The bill was accurate, but a service charge was added at the discretion of... More 

Thank Felicity B
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 8, 2016 via mobile

Maxim, our gondolier recommended this place for an early dinner. "Good food, not expensive." It was across the small canal from where we hopped off the gondola so we're a bit wary (maybe just pointing us to a close eatery). Our misgivings were completely off base. The moment we walked in, we felt welcomed - like we were having dinner... More 

Thank Leah0704
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016 via mobile

We had a good experience here. The waiter was very friendly and funny. The chef could be heard outside, which was also pretty funny. Evidently he is a perfectionist, per the waiter. Food was good. We started with calimari, which was very tasty. I had the Mediterranean pizza, also very good. My girl had the four cheese gnocchi, very rich... More 

Thank majdr9
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 26, 2016

We ate here on a Wednesday evening as we wanted somewhere outside and small serving traditional food. My daughter is hard to please at times but loved her Carbonara and my Calamari was great - like most restaurants in Venice items such as chips etc are extra and don't come as part of the meal so overall food is quite... More 

Thank SJERushden
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 25, 2016 via mobile

We stumbled across this restaurant on the way back to the train station and we were pleasantly surprised. The staff were very friendly and the tables were all garnished with hand made glasses giving a very authentic feel. We ordered two margarita pizzas to share and it was genuinely the best pizza I've had in Italy! Price was very reasonable,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1479 Venezia | San Polo, 30125 Venice, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Veneto  >  Province of Venice  >  City of Venice  >  Venice>  > San Polo
  • Neighborhood: San Polo
  • Phone Number: +39 041 523 1481

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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.
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