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Pizzeria Ristorante Al Faro

#280 of 1,232 Restaurants in Venice
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Neighborhood:
Cannaregio
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Cannaregio 1181, 30121 Venice, Italy
+39 041 275 0794
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11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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San Francisco
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Cover charge at lunch. Cost for small pizza, salad, 1 glass of wine, mineral water and 2 coffees was 34 Euros. Food was okay but nothing special. We were the only customers.

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Thank vackar16
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Very nice place to stay in calm part of the city, where you feel welcome and "at home". Really great!

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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37 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Al Faro restaurant is a good-value restaurant (tasty food, reasonable prices, excellent atmospherics in picturesque, relatively quiet historic area) that is off the beaten tourist path in Venice. We stumbled across it when returning from Murano in the evening and we got off on the vaporetto stop for the Jewish Quarter (Guglie) rather than continue on to the train station... More 

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Thank 83Stuart
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We came twice to this restaurant for dinner and enjoined very much the dishes we selected from the menu. We got a great service with Hummer from the restaurant owner. Mostly recommended to visit this restaurant

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London, United Kingdom
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192 reviews
130 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 129 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 27, 2017 via mobile

We happened upon this place whilst on our way to the Jewish Museum - it's around the corner. It has an extensive menu - more than the outside suggests. Pizza, pasta and fish and meat. But we didn't have long so we opted for 3 Antipasti - bruschetta with tomato and basil, a plate of cheeses with honey and melanzane... More 

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Chesterfield, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 2, 2017 via mobile

We happened across this restaurant on our last night in Venice. It's location near to the Jewish quarter in a quiet square is lovely , not too busy when we ate at about 7ish. We had a starter and a main course with wine and found it far less expensive than the 'tourist menus' that are often offered nearer to... More 

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Hobart, Australia
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295 reviews
125 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 150 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 31, 2016

We had just arrived in Venice and called in here for lunch, not much to be said for the ambiance here. Service was ok, we didn't have pizza but I have to say the ones that were being cooked looked good and we noticed most people were having pizza. I had gnocchi with pesto sauce which was fairly average and... More 

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Bratislava, Slovakia
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 10, 2016

Nothing to brag about here, but still, not bad at all. Decent pizza, decent salad, and decent ricotta. The place is busy, with a huge carryout business. Reservations are the only way to guarantee a seat. This is probably explained by the great prices and the low competition for business in Venice. You only have to be decent, reasonably priced,... More 

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2 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 4, 2016 via mobile

I don't understand how they have 4 stars on TripAdvisor. The atmosphere was hostile, the tables were dirty, there was a hair in my wine glass, one of the grissini offered had already been partially chewed by a previous guest, not to mention the blonde waiter whom we found to be incredibly rude. As if that wasn't enough the pizza... More 

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Thank Shannon M
Helsinki, Finland
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8 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 15, 2016

Lovely restaurant, excellent local food and great service. A lot local people not much turist. One best of restaurant in our trip.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$11 - $38
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza, Seafood, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Dining on a budget, Large groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Cannaregio 1181, 30121 Venice, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Veneto  >  Province of Venice  >  City of Venice  >  Venice>  > Cannaregio
  • Neighborhood: Cannaregio
  • Phone Number: +39 041 275 0794
Description
Al Faro you can enjoy not only serves traditional Italian cuisine and Venetian , but also typical ethnic dishes of meat, fish and vegetables. Among the specialties are in fact reported the buzzara spaghetti with scampi, the seafood risotto, the dumplings exotic , thai rolls, the Persian rice or Thai, the Brazilian picanha , the schish Turkish kebabs and beef fillet with green pepper or Rossini. Come and visit us, we are here !

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Neighborhood Profile
Cannaregio
Cannaregio is the second largest sestiere (district) with its busy Santa Lucia train station. Many transplanted Venetians commute from the outlying areas, “terra firma” to the locals, which is shorthand for any place that is not Venice. Two Grand Canal bridges serve Cannaregio, the newest (Constitution, 2008) still a local hotbed of controversy. Ponte degli Scalzi is a busy link to the train station. Nearby shops on the Lista di Spagna offer specialties like pastries and coffee that lure Venetians with a down-to-earth attitude. The Ghetto, where the Jewish population was segregated in Cannaregio, has five historic synagogues with an active Jewish community. The Fondamente Nove bustles with foot traffic to the Rialto and San Marco while vaporettos (water taxis) head to Murano and other islands. Side streets lead into quiet picturesque neighborhoods and palaces like Ca' d'Oro rise directly out of the water.
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