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Antico Pignolo

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Montecarlo, 451 Calle Specchieri | S Marco calle Specchieri 451, 30124 Venice, Italy
+39 041 522 8123
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12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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Albany, New York
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245 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 8, 2014

Our tour group dinner was at Ristorante Antico Pignolo, which I’d rate as 5 stars for the food. I had seafood & penne, veal & mushrooms, & tiramisu - delicious. I realize it may be more challenging to serve a large group but I took off one star due to the service being a bit brusque. My other negative was... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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33 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 30, 2014

My husband and I have spent many vacations at Cannes. Therefore we could be a bit blase about a mixed grill of fish but here, after a seafood salad beautifully presented and with a fresh langouste as the focal point we shared a mixed grill that was filleted table side and consisted of dover sole, sea bass and another fish... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 14, 2014

We payed for four persons dinner 700 euros!!! The food was bellow average,service very poor!!! Very disappointed !!!I would not recomanded to anyone,it's just a waste of time and money!!! I asked for grilled vegetables with mozzarella and goat cheese and I received only vegetables with mozzarella,after I told them where is my goat cheese they have bring it on... More 

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Nagykata, Hungary
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 10, 2014 via mobile

Stuffed zucchini flowers, beef carpaccio as starters were really nice. A great white wine before starting our mains was perfect. We tried beef steak, lamb chops, duck and grilled fish and trying a little bit of all I have to say all was top quality, nicely served. Finished with a great selection of desserts. Altogether very nice, little pricy but... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 22, 2014

We had a fantastic dinner here. Excellent zucchini flowers fried and stuffed with cheese and crab meat. Followed by lasagne , spaghetti carbonara which was yummy and the pannacotta dessert and tiramisu Lovely atmosphere and fabulous food. The waiters were very attentive and we enjoyed a well paced meal. Will definitely come here again Food was priced high, but that's... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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55 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 15, 2014

All I wanted was something to eat. What I got was an experience I'll not forget soon. The restaurant was right across the alley from my hotel. My uncle and I sat down and were greeted with open arms by the head waiter. He proceeded to actually choose what we should eat, and we followed his instructions to the letter.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 28, 2014

RISTORANTE ANTICO PIGNOLO, CALLE SPECCHIERI 452, 30124 VENEZIA TEL; 0415228123 The Ristorante Antico Pignolo is decidedly for the wealthy or for a very special evening. It is expensive (allow £100 a head) but exquisite. It is located within a stone's throw of St. Mark's Square (which is not the only reason it is expensive) and themagazine Wine Spectator described the... More 

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Jericho, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 12, 2014

Impeccable service, fabulous food, great wine list in a romantic setting, perfect restaurant in an exciting city

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 25, 2013

Our group was booked into this restaurant by our tour guide, a little hard to find, but worth the effort. We had a great meal, attentive waiters and thoroughly enjoyed the experience.

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Rockhampton, Australia
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 2, 2013

My first night in Venice and thought I would treat my fiancé and myself out to a nice dinner. the staff at the door were quite welcoming (disregarding the snide comment that was made). The food was very expensive which is understandable if it is of high quality but we were left very unimpressed as I have had much better... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$65 - $87
Cuisine
Italian, Seafood, Soups, Mediterranean
Meals
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Accepts Discover
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Romantic, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Montecarlo, 451 Calle Specchieri | S Marco calle Specchieri 451, 30124 Venice, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Veneto  >  Province of Venice  >  City of Venice  >  Venice>  > San Marco
  • Neighborhood: San Marco
  • Phone Number: +39 041 522 8123

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Staying in San Marco

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San Marco
The most famous sestiere (district) in Venice has one of the world's most famous squares, St. Mark's (Piazza San Marco). Anchored on one end by the basilica, clustered around it are restaurants, museums, shops, orchestras playing in the square, pigeons, the grand pink Doge’s Palace (Palazzo Ducale), the soaring campanile bell tower, an astrological clock tower, plus gorgeous cafes and restaurants like Florian and Quadri. Piazza San Marco is beloved by Venetians themselves. They book a table anytime, which offers a buffer from the fray. This grand outdoor drawing room attracts Venetians for a stroll too, especially late in the afternoon when the hoards of daytrippers thin out. It's simply a grand place to meet.
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