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“A great spot for lunch and people watching”
Review of Al Pesador

Al Pesador
Ranked #676 of 1,426 Restaurants in Venice
Price range: $28 - $78
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Restaurant details
Good for: Bar scene
Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Reservations
Neighborhood: San Polo
London, England
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18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“A great spot for lunch and people watching”
Reviewed June 17, 2013

Loved this sidewalk restaurant. Had a really nice relaxing lunch - great food and nice wine. Great for watching the boats go by.

Visited June 2013
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Salford, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Watch the boats go by”
Reviewed June 5, 2013

Another opportunity to sit outside and eat, who can resist? You really got a sense of the vibrancy of Venice sitting very close to the Grand Canal, the boats glided past and everyone seemed to be having a good time. The food here is different and excellent, a well planned menu was offered to us, it was very hard to say no to each course! The sommelier was very knowledgeable and we had a lovely bottle of wine, service and atmosphere brilliant

Visited May 2013
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London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Consistently Excellent @ Al Pesador Rialto”
Reviewed June 4, 2013

I've been coming to Al Pesador for years, always with a request to sit outside on the Grand Canale. Last week during La Biennale we dined twice at Al Pesador with two larger groups (6 and 8). Both times the service was nicely paced and the food was absolutely delicious.

I continue to return to this restaurant for three reasons: 1) the view/atmosphere 2) the food and 3) the wine. They even serve Gravner Anfora, which is a very particular wine that comes from the Veneto region. It's pretty difficult to get, but these guys (Gianni + Co) have it.

Bring friends here and enjoy a spritz, small bites or a full meal with fantastic wine. Can't wait to be back.

  • Visited May 2013
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London
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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“Stunning food and location”
Reviewed June 3, 2013

Fantastic bar and restaurant with a large area of outside seating on the Grand Canal. A great place to enjoy an Aperol Spritz in the sun, watching the gondolas and other boats cruise by. The chicheti were to die for, especially raw marinated fish from the nearby fish market, octopus terrine and deep fried courgette flowers

Visited May 2013
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Thank Kevin W
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perth
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71 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
“Wonderful food wonderful view”
Reviewed May 29, 2013

Absolutely outstanding food. Best in Venice. Wonderful view right on the Grand canal. Excellent staff. Not cheap but worth it.

  • Visited May 2013
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