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Locanda Cipriani Restaurant

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Piazza Santa Fosca 29 | Torcello Island - Venice, 30142 Venice, Italy
+39 041 730150
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11:45 - 15:00
19:00 - 21:00
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Wed - Mon 11:45 - 15:00
Fri - Sat 19:00 - 21:00
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MSP
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35 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped here on the recommendation of a gentleman at a glass works on Murano. He said the food was wonderful and he was right. We initially thought it wasn't open but we followed another guest in. The inside was huge but empty. We kept walking and found ourselves in a lovely outdoor dining space with a view of the church... More 

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Warrington, England
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54 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The fact that the Queen Mother, Queen Elizabeth II and Princess Diana have visited here, with little mention of this, says it all! The food, service and location of this idyllic restaurant speaks for itself. When you are this good you don't have to rely on past visitors to get business. This was such a fantastic experience that I would... More 

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New York City, New York
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Please do not forget a 10 euro cover per person they do not tell you they charge until you see the bill. There are several restaurants to choose from on the island. The food is very average.

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Thank Olga B
New York City, New York
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 March 2017 via mobile

best pizza I've ever had. staff is nice and friendly they lookong to help you with anything. they know a lot about the area and it's nice to find out things you can't find online !

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Thank Jackson A
Eastbourne UK
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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 31 January 2017 via mobile

This was our one special meal during our trip to Venice. With a roaring fire greeting you and staff in white jackets serving the best Italian food, you can't go wrong. Book in advance but please do go. You won't be disappointed.

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North Kilworth, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 January 2017

It started with being picked up from St Mark's Square by the Cipriani's own motor launching and being sped across the lagoon where we sat outside in the courtyard. We enjoyed a lovely dinner in a fantastic setting. I even had a birthday cake, made the chef, presented to us for desert!

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London, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 January 2017

Make for the Locanda Cipriani. This world class restaurant achieves a rare combination of the highest 21st century standards with traditional values of genuine service and hospitality. We were made most welcome despite failing to book (essential), and enjoyed the perfect lunch in the loggia, set amid lush gardens in the shadow of Torcello’s Basilica (do visit afterwards). You can... More 

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NWT
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10 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 December 2016

Beautiful decor, delicious and authentic Italian cuisine with excellent service. It's on the expensive side but you are on a day trip if you are in Torcello anyway so relax and enjoy it. My husband had the lamb chops and said they were exquisite. I had risotto which was as rich and creamy as it should be. Desserts were beautiful... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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114 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 December 2016

During the summer there are few quiet delights to compare with sitting in the gardens and eating lunch here. Owned originally by the same family that owned Harry's Bar and so much ease in Venice, it was an essential stop on the grand tourist trail. The setting is delightful, at the end of the little canal that splits Torcello in... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 December 2016

There is a wait for this restaurant, it's definitely worth it for the classic italian food experience. The staff here are also super friendly!

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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
    5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Soups, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, View, Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
11:45 - 15:00
Monday
11:45 - 15:00
Wednesday
11:45 - 15:00
Thursday
11:45 - 15:00
Friday
11:45 - 15:00
19:00 - 21:00
Saturday
11:45 - 15:00
19:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Piazza Santa Fosca 29 | Torcello Island - Venice, 30142 Venice, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Veneto  >  Province of Venice  >  City of Venice  >  Venice
  • Phone Number: +39 041 730150
Description
Simple, elegant furnishings combined with polite, attentive service and culinary delights based on reinterpretations of typical Venetian dishes which created the "Cipriani style" are the ingredients that have gone into the success of each and every one of Giuseppe Cipriani's restaurants. Still today, they make the Locanda Cipriani in Torcello a cut above the rest. Unlike the surrounding triumphant landscapes with the churches and the blooms in the garden, the Locanda Cipriani, designed as a rustic maison d'hôte, receives its guests in a simple, almost austere environment dominated by wooden ceilings, terracotta bricks covering the walls decorated in Venetian bas-reliefs, and old copper pots and pitchers hanging here and there. he restaurant has two large rooms, both with large windows overlooking the garden. Diners can sit on the outdoor terrace in summer. The garden, is open from the beginning of spring right through to autumn. The blooming daisies, tulips, roses and dahlias, the golden pomegranate trees and the fiery red of the Virginia creeper vines combine to provide beautiful surroundings for the restaurant.. Every day, the "maitre pâtissier" creates a vast assortment of sweet snacks, bavarois, cream cakes, meringues, sorbets, biscuits and chocolates. Our maître carefully selects a range of Italian wines - with an emphasis on those from Friuli and Veneto regions - to provide the perfect accompaniment to the food. The kitchen, headed up by chef Cristian Angiolin, not only serves dishes invented by the Cipriani family and now considered classics - such as 'carpaccio' of raw meat and John Dory 'alla Carlina' - but also offers a whole range of dishes featuring fish, vegetables, home-made pasta and rice.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?