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Antiche Carampane

#59 of 1,224 Restaurants in Venice
Certificate of Excellence
Neighbourhood:
San Polo
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Rio Tera de Le Carampane San Polo 1911 | Rio Tera delle Carampane, Rialto, 30125 Venice, Italy
+39 041 524 0165
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Sunday
Closed
Hours:
Tue - Sat 12:30 - 14:30
19:30 - 23:00
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London, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Finally found this restaurant open after my fourth time trying. The food was enjoyable but overpriced. Book well ahead to secure a table and make sure it is open - it rarely is!

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Thank mark19742016
London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Delightful place, very good staff and excellent food at reasonable price. We have been back several times and will go again.

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London, United Kingdom
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284 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Visiting Venice for the day, we faced the challenge of avoiding tourist traps when having lunch, and fortunately we had an insider tip for the right place. The Antiche Carampane is a pleasant trattoria which requires good directions/map to find, but then rewards you with excellent food quality, friendly service, and a nice atmosphere. The place is not cheap, in... More 

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Krasnodar, Russia
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80 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We have heard from several local people that Antiche Carampane is the best seafood restaurant in Venice and our experience confirms that. This is a small cosy place located not far from Rialto fish market. It is always packed, even for lunch, so reservation is essential. Finding location could be difficult within a network of small narrow streets, so a... More 

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Bradford, United Kingdom
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135 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A 20 min walk from the tourist area and a bit difficult to find. Quaint place and the menu was 90% fish. The meal was very special and some good wines to compliment. Venice is expensive But this place is a find

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new york
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59 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a really really great restaurant, and as other reviewers say, it is one of the best in Venice. Delicious, fresh and very tasty seafood and fish - particularly the pasta dishes - that is fairly priced (considering we're in Venice...) and accompanied by a great wine list and friendly and efficient service. We went only a couple of... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Cosy restaurant with a nice atmosphere and authentic food. Needed to book in advance for a place on a Saturday night - there was a queue outside the door when we left! A little expensive for what it was: 90 euros for 2 mains, a bottle of cheapish wine and a dessert.

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

And so what is the best restaurant in Venice? Without a doubt, Antiche Carampane. It does not offer a scenic view of the Grand Canal, no Murano glass chandeliers, and not a particularly opulent environment. The restaurant is kind of hard to find and they do not serve pizza or lasagna, as noted on the sign at the front door.... More 

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London
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

My first meal in Venice and for my birthday dinner was at Antiche Carampane. We found it quite easily, even though it is delightfully off the beaten track, and were warmly welcomed by the staff as we entered and guided into the cosy, convivial dining room. The seafood is plentiful and varied and it'd be criminal not to explore the... More 

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Santa Monica, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016

walked in with res greeted very warmly and seated...food is fantastic. had 2 specials a crude plate wow with homemade wasabi lovely touch. soft shell crab entree out of this world. save room for desert had the crumble cake which is really like a cookies with a sauce that was yummmmm.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, Soups
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Tuesday
12:30 - 14:30
19:30 - 23:00
Wednesday
12:30 - 14:30
19:30 - 23:00
Thursday
12:30 - 14:30
19:30 - 23:00
Friday
12:30 - 14:30
19:30 - 23:00
Saturday
12:30 - 14:30
19:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rio Tera de Le Carampane San Polo 1911 | Rio Tera delle Carampane, Rialto, 30125 Venice, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Veneto  >  Province of Venice  >  City of Venice  >  Venice>  > San Polo
  • Neighbourhood: San Polo
  • Phone Number: +39 041 524 0165

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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 neighbourhood. 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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