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Ristorante El Fontego

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Piazzetta XX Settembre 497, Chioggia, Italy
+39 041 550 0953
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12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 23:30
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Tue - Sun 12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 23:30
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Suzhou, China
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95 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016

Happy with the food, nice positioned and good setting we did not enjoy the flying ants from the nearby plants and some time well..you d expect a bit of a warmer service

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Munich, Germany
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40 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016

Nice place, flexible staff but, sometimes a bit stressed by the many clients they have. With the result that the work they delivery is pretty chaotic.

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London, United Kingdom
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65 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016

This is the place where to go when you can't agree on anywhere else, when people in your group eat different things, when you have children, when you want a decent pizza and when it's getting late and other places have already closed their kitchens. You won't be disappointed whether you choose meat, fish, pasta or pizza. Great spot, very... More 

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Zürich, Zurich, Switzerland
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104 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

We were eating outside in July. The place was busy and even without reservstion we found a table quickly. The waiters were very friendly and quick. We had pizza Hawaii and calzone 🍕, Spaghetti 🍝, Scaloppine con Patate frite. Highly recommended 👍👍👍

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Thank Ralph B
Sottomarina, Italy
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12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2016

Starter was fantastic, and worth the €20... Pasta dishes also good. Service too, and pleasant out door seating.

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Tokyo, Japan
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6 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2016

Wide choice of menu for delicious dishes with decent price. Many tables inside and they are all filled by local residents. Easy to eat with good house wine.

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Thank shohei n
Manchester, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 June 2016

We had a delicious meal here on our first night in Chioggia. The wine was beautiful and the service was excellent.

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Thank JasmineJMK
West Yorkshire
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91 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 June 2016 via mobile

Our expectations were not particularly high on the rainy evening we visited. However we were reassured by the mature staff which often characterises Italian restaurants. The menu was extensive and so was the wine list. We opted for prosecco alla spina which was good. The food was first class especially the mussels and the scallops were possibly the best we... More 

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Thank Rex B
Toronto, Canada
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 May 2016

Great place in Chioggia. At first we had a coffee break outside but later decided to have a lunch there and never regretted. Place is very special. It was full with local people celebrating whatever it was the case. Great seafood and perfect service.

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Thank Atael
Greater London, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 May 2016

The stuff from the hotel we stayed in Chioggia recommended us this restaurant. We wanted to have a proper fresh sea food dinner. The restaurant interior is very elegant and classic, the stuff is professional but they don't really speak English and they are being a bit arrogant. We didn't wear our elegant Sunday clothes and maybe they expect more... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza, Seafood, Mediterranean, Soups
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 23:30
Tuesday
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 23:30
Wednesday
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 23:30
Thursday
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 23:30
Friday
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 23:30
Saturday
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Piazzetta XX Settembre 497, Chioggia, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Veneto  >  Province of Venice  >  Chioggia
  • Phone Number: +39 041 550 0953

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?