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Ai Barbacani

Calle del Paradiso Castello 5746, 30122 Venice, Italy
+39 041 521 0234
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good30%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Calle del Paradiso Castello 5746, 30122 Venice, Italy
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

On a recent trip to Venice we dined here twice , once for evening meal and then returned for lunch on our last day . In terms of quality of food and value for money it was probably the best restaurant of our trip ....More

Thank Chocolatehobbit
Reviewed 3 days ago

We found this restaurant purely by accident. What made us go inside was there was no one ‘touting’ outside and board full of handwritten testimonials hung by the door. The meal was outstanding; my steak was excellent and my wife’s bream was brilliant. Not being...More

Thank Radjon91
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We choose this cosy restaurant for one of our dinner in Venice. The atmosphere is superb: small place, with fireplace, lot of stones and wood plus genuine vintage pictures. Menu was filled with great choices and the staff very friendly. When we were seated, we...More

Thank Romario1257
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Beautiful service and seafood. Anyone looking for something typical should come. Candles on tables, jazz music in the background, prosecco on arrival, the atmosphere is great and the food is just awesome. Price absolutely decent for the experience. Will definitely be back

Thank Johan M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Charming atmosphere and staff. Well-prepared Italian and Venetian food. Very reasonable as well. Highly recommended.

Thank CecilSmith
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Absolutely love it The food was worth the money paid for Highly recommended If and when i’ll be back to venice I’ll surely make another visit

Thank Mark S
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I ate dinner at Ristorante ai Barbacani after a day of sightseeing and before a concert. During our four days in Venice, this was the best place that we ate. The atmosphere was friendly, the food was good. I ate from the...More

Thank David K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Literally found by mistake as near our hotel - very welcoming even without reservation, lovely log fire & amazing reasonable food - ate here for our whole stay!

Thank jillworts
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We came across this restaurant by chance in a small side street, but were really glad we did! We had two plates of antipasti followed by seafood risotto which for was a minimum 2 persons, but well worth it! Friendly staff, excellent service and good...More

Thank KateSM
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Highly recomended. Excelent food and service. The scalube was fresh and the tunna Tartars excellent.

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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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Luka M
20 December 2016|
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Response from annapinta |
On New Year's Eve at Ristorante ai Barbacani is served only a set menu, € 120,00 per person.
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22 October 2016|
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Response from Roger T | Reviewed this property |
Can't tell you - try phoning or emailing the ristorante. Cannot imagine Sunday is different - unless it is closed, of course!
9 September 2016|
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Response from ChrisThomas_60 | Reviewed this property |
You can call, visit or email to book.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$22 - US$29
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle del Paradiso Castello 5746, 30122 Venice, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Veneto  >  Province of Venice  >  City of Venice  >  Venice>  > Castello
  • Neighbourhood: Castello
  • Phone Number: +39 041 521 0234
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