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Al Covo

Castello 3968, Venice, Italy
+39 041 522 3812
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good23%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Castello 3968, Venice, Italy
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This well-known Venetian restaurant has the goods. Delicious sautéed wild mussels with ginger and Lamon beans, vongole veraci like candy, perfectly cooked, flavorful steak and alluring desserts. Much of this gets lost when nobody seems to know you are there and, after unreasonable delays, plates...More

Thank Edward B
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

With the exception of the gelato, which runs from very good to excellent, the food in Venice is in the poor to average range. Al Covo fits in at the top of this undistinguished cuisine. It’s just average. Could not recommend

Thank AngusDad
Reviewed 1 week ago

Mouthwatering food, friendliest service, gorgeous owners, all in all, the best culinary experience in Venice!

Thank Abdallah E
Reviewed 1 week ago

I made reservations online about a month and a half ahead of time. When we arrived for our reservation at 8:30pm, the outdoor patio was full and only two tables inside were full. So we were able to pick which table we wanted inside. The...More

Thank Shaleen D
Reviewed 1 week ago

Pleasant Italian restaurant located 2 minutes walk from San Marco Palazzo. Nouvelle Cuisine type food so portions are really small but appropriate for fine dining or business entertainment.

Thank roryjdoyle
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to Al Covo for dinner on our first night in Venice. Food was delicious, with fresh ingredients beautifully prepared. Service was warm and attentive, and there is a nice outdoor seating area. We had the chocolate cake for dessert which was great also,...More

Thank eightbites
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We returned to Venice after 25 years. Al Covo was just as good now as it was then. Service was great and atmosphere, we ate outside, enjoyable. Appetizers for the table were Zucchini blossoms and their version of a Russian salad...both superb and the Russian...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our first time back in Venice after 20 years, had been to Al Covo then and decided to revisit. Its an experience that should not be missed for a foodie who loves classic Venetian cooking, it was superb. We sat outside and reveled in every...More

Thank michael w
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The staff are extremely friendly, help you order, and overall provide a great experience. I have been here twice with my wife and both times were exceptional.

Thank Tom L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

On arriving in Venice we began to search for somewhere to have a memorable dinner. I had seen Al Covo on Google maps and read good reviews. The first night we could not get a reservation and quite frankly were not willing to risk their...More

Thank GTBarron
Castello is the largest of the six sestieri
(districts), and the only one not facing onto the
Grand Canal. More than half of Castello is situated
within Arsenale, the naval base, which occupies over
one-fifth the area of Venice. This gentrified maritime
neighbourhood feels busy but casual. Castello’s side
streets are laid back, with small boats lining canals
criss-crossed by laundry. Semiannual exhibitions add a
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Diane S
28 February 2018|
Response from ALCP1957 | Reviewed this property |
If I remember correctly it was 7pm. Reservations are recommended. It was a great meal with superb service. Enjoy.
25 August 2017|
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Response from Stanley P | Reviewed this property |
I am sorry but I don't remember. I know that the owner's wife makes outstanding desserts.
22 March 2017|
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Response from Cosmosmoon |
Al Covo Al Gatto Nero Alle Testiere Antiche Carampane Corte Sconta Da Ignazio Fiaschetteria Toscana Il Ridotto Vini da Gigio Wildner Osteria Trefanti Riviera Da Rioba
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:30 - 23:30
12:30 - 23:30
12:30 - 23:30
12:30 - 23:30
12:30 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Castello 3968, Venice, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Veneto  >  Province of Venice  >  City of Venice  >  Venice>  > Castello
  • Neighbourhood: Castello
  • Phone Number: +39 041 522 3812
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