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Bentigodi di Chef Domenico

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Cannaregio
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Calesele-Cannaregio 1423, Venice, Italy
+39 041 822 3714
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7:00 am - 12:30 pm
6:30 pm - 2:00 am
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Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 12:30 pm
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Dereham, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I was on my way to the Jewish Ghetto when Inpassed this restaurant, it was closed but something made me go over and look at the menu. I visited the ghetto and took a tour of the synagogues. As I retraced my steps the restaurant was open and I decided to stop for lunch - a very good decision. I... More 

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Cund, Romania
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Been there now for the second time this year and chose this location with my wife for her special day - and were again mesmerised! Perfect service, relaxed atmosphere, delightful local food with a twist, good unpretentious presentation and a small, but excellent selection of local wines! We will be back....

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Washington, DC
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Came across this restaurant while roaming around our last night in Venice. The food was good, the atmosphere nice but the staff completely missed the mark on service. Our courses were paced incorrectly- all the courses in no particular order. We ended up sending back at least one dish as we'd moved on to our main course. We we going... More 

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San Francisco, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

This restaurant is hidden in Cannaregio down a side street. It's easy to find with a map and definitely worth the effort. Service was very friendly and helpful. Our meals were very good, and we will definitely go back . We shared a starter of sautéed scallops with lightly sautéed fennel and raspberries. Who knew lightly cooked raspberries could make... More 

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Miami, Florida
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23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 3, 2016

This was a super restaurant on a quiet back street in Venice, away from the hustle and bustle. It was a really delightful dining experience for our family of four. We were the only English speakers in the restaurant, leading to this restaurant's authenticity. The food was delicious and the service was fantastic. The food was lovingly prepared and was... More 

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Paris, Ile-de-France, France
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25 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 2, 2016 via mobile

Grilled fish and vegetables presented in a very artistic way and the modt important: delicious! It is located in Cannaregio district, between the Ghetto (Guglie) and San Marcuola / Casinò. The chef, Domenico, has worked around the world, is a very curious guy, experiments new dishes without fear and always gets delicious mixtures! An Italian flavour to international mind. I... More 

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Redmond, Washington
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41 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 19, 2016

We had a delicious meal here in September 2016. The food was fresh and delicious. We need gluten free food as my husband is Celiac and we had safe and wonderful food prepared for us. Good service and a great value for the quality and imagination of the food. We hope to return. Make the effort to find this restaurant... More 

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Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 153 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 11, 2016

We dine here every time we visit Venice. Romantic, out of the way in a hidden alley, 'old Europe'. However, we love every dish that the chef has prepared for us. Tonight we just had a simple pasta bolognese and spicy ravioli. Excellent!

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Burlington, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 3, 2016 via mobile

There are lots of good to bad restaurants on the island. But there are only 2 outstanding restaurants that have eaten at during out 4 trips to Venice. Bentigodi is one of those restaurants where the chef and staff really care about what they make and how you enjoy it. Strongly recommend making reservations before going. You will not be... More 

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Fort wayne
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 29, 2016

Some of the best restaurants are not in the busiest locations. This restaurant tucked back in an alley is one of them. Great menu, terrific food, attentive service and affordable.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 12:30 pm
6:30 pm - 2:00 am
Monday
7:00 am - 12:30 pm
6:30 pm - 2:00 am
Tuesday
7:00 am - 12:30 pm
6:30 pm - 2:00 am
Wednesday
7:00 am - 12:30 pm
6:30 pm - 2:00 am
Thursday
7:00 am - 12:30 pm
6:30 pm - 2:00 am
Friday
7:00 am - 12:30 pm
6:30 pm - 2:00 am
Saturday
7:00 am - 12:30 pm
6:30 pm - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calesele-Cannaregio 1423, Venice, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Veneto  >  Province of Venice  >  City of Venice  >  Venice>  > Cannaregio
  • Neighborhood: Cannaregio
  • Phone Number: +39 041 822 3714

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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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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