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Enoteca al Volto

#129 of 1,206 Restaurants in Venice
Certificate of Excellence
€€ - €€€
Neighbourhood:
San Marco
Italian, Seafood, Wine Bar, Brew Pub
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Calle Cavalli San Marco 4081 | Sestiere San Marco, 30124 Venice, Italy
+39 041 522 8945
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Today
10:00 - 16:00
18:00 - 22:00
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 10:00 - 16:00
18:00 - 22:00
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Lymington
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25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Found this place by chance. Very full and quite dark, but great atmosphere. The cicchetti we had were so delicious, we bought more!! Well worth tracking down.

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Thank Annabel R
Boston, Massachusetts
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196 reviews
149 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It had begun to rain so the only seating was inside the restaurant the night we visited. The back room was uncomfortably hot and crowded, even with several empty tables. The food was good and the service was acceptable, although it would not be classified as professional or friendly. The menu is not extensive but covers all the bases. My... More 

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Thank mamacooking
Bournemouth, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We arrived on the Friday night expecting to be able to just show up and eat but al Volta was fully booked so l booked for the next night and glad we did. The staff were great helped us choose local wine from Treviso and we had a great meal ... antipasto, Primo, Secondi etc. it was our first time... More 

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Cork, Ireland
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61 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Only went there because of all of the good reviews here on trip advisor! Amazing little local restaurant with fantastic food! Great selection of tapas. Amazing service! Very good house wine and price wise so cheap it's unreal!!!!! If you're in Venice this is the place to go if you wanna try some local food and local atmosphere! Few steps... More 

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Chesham, United Kingdom
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176 reviews
122 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

We just chanced by this small Enoteca while wandering the streets of Venice. The welcome was very warm. There's a wide choice of wines as you'd expect in an Enoteca but also good food. The service is friendly but the bar and kitchen can get overwhelmed if there's a surge of people come in but that's fine. We enjoyed it... More 

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Uxbridge, Canada
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17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

Had a lovely meal. Arrived and had to wait for a table while staring at some lovely cicchetti (tried one...yum). Sat at the table between the service area and the patio so we got to see the comings and goings and enjoy the easy banter the staff had with clients. (both local and tourist). Very pleasant service and best meal... More 

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Thank pil0tsdaughter
Leuven, Belgium
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414 reviews
319 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 132 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

situated in a rather calm street, not far from Rialto bridge, offering a small but nice terrace. Friendly staff and a vast variety of cicchetti: small portions like arancini, fishcroquettes, sandwiches with raw ham, buratta, ... but also some pastas and main dishes like shrimps. All reasonably priced. Nice winelist per glass available.

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Thank michel l
Scherpenheuvel, België
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

Nice but small terras and very good food! Really authentic cicchetti's, en very good wine for a good price!

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Thank Lotte L
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

out of the way in a little narrow road and frequented by residents of venice. tourists know little of this place. the food was different and excellent prices were very reasonable. had a very good liver dish and it was well prepared

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Montpellier, France
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122 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016

Brilliant atmosphere, good prosecco and lovely grappa, plus excellent ciceti. We've been here so many times, and always had such a warm welcome. Do visit it you happen to be in the area, it's a gem.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$34 - US$47
Cuisine
Italian, Seafood, Wine Bar, Brew Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 16:00
18:00 - 22:00
Monday
10:00 - 16:00
18:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 16:00
18:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 16:00
18:00 - 22:00
Thursday
10:00 - 16:00
18:00 - 22:00
Friday
10:00 - 16:00
18:00 - 22:00
Saturday
10:00 - 16:00
18:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Cavalli San Marco 4081 | Sestiere San Marco, 30124 Venice, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Veneto  >  Province of Venice  >  City of Venice  >  Venice>  > San Marco
  • Neighbourhood: San Marco
  • Phone Number: +39 041 522 8945
Description
Founded in 1936 in the heart of Venice, in the Calle Cavalli street, very close to the Rialto bridge and the Rossini cinema, our wine bar offers its customers a cosy and peaceful atmosphere, with a familiar touch given by the wooden decorations which are the same that characterized the ancient "bacari", the places where people stopped to have a "cicheto" (small portion of typical food) and an "ombra de vin" (glass of wine).

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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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