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Ristorante Ai Leoncini San Marco

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San Marco
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San Marco 358 | Zona San Marco, 30124 Venice, Italy
+39 041 296 0810
11:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Grosse Pointe Park, Michigan
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17 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Service was splendid, and the Caesar salad with prosciutto and fresh dressing a meal in itself. My alfredo fettucini with chicken and wild mushroom sauce just perfect. My partner's spaggeti "fruits de mare", was so filled with shrimp, clams, mussels, and a giant prawns that it took a big side dish just to hold the shells. Wine selection reasonably priced,... More 

Thank ksk100
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34 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Enticed in by the offer of free drinks, had a lovely meal. Waiters were very friendly. The food was fine, it wasn't partcularly exceptional, but it was perfectly enjoyable. We had a lovely time, there was no pressure to leave. And they were true to their word about free drinks!

Thank Alan M
Key West, Florida
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167 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016 via mobile

We sat outside across from another eatery, Im glad we chose this one. The service was wonderful, we had a nice bottle of wine, served bread and the best pasta in Venice. Believe me, we had a lot of pasta. I had the Ravioli and it was perfect. I will go straight back here on my return visit.

Thank dsestep
Worsley, United Kingdom
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180 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

We were looking for a place to eat on Friday evening and walking past the trattoria Outside was a waiter looking very smart in a white Tuxedo he shown us the menu and looked at a glance ok so we went in His name was Samuel he took us to a table asking if we were happy there Yes it... More 

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Fort Worth, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2016 via mobile

Our tour guide told us this is the best place for seafood so we decided to try it out. They were extremely busy and service was good. There was a lot of food choices on the menu so we decided to try spit the seafood sample platter - a little bit of everything and it was very good. Worth a... More 

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Plano, Texas
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51 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016

Quaint place down a street of off St Mark's square. I had the shrimp scampi which was extremely fresh and flavorful. My wife said her fried shrimp was one of the best ones ever. Service friendly and a wide selection in the menu.

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Cirencester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

We happened to find this restaurant on the first night of our stay, how lucky were we. We were greeted by friendly staff, eager to find us the best table in the house. The Bellini's were to die for and not over priced as they were in other restaurant's, only 6 Euro's compared with 18 to 24 Euro's in other... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

We were assured by Slavic that the pasta was good so we decided to try it out. We sat outside as people walked by in the little lane not far from St Marks Square. Very happy with caprese salad, calamari and spinach and ricotta ravioli with sage butter. All fresh and tasty. We thought prices were reasonable for what we... More 

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Bunbury, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

Had dinner there and ordered the seafood risotto. My wife had the plain chilli and garlic spaghetti. Cannot fault the meal as both dishes were delicious. The wait people were pleasant and the meal came out quick. Could even see the chef in action. Only downside was that we wanted to sit indoors to avoid the smokers but unfortunately the... More 

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St. Petersburg, Florida
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

We were starved after a tour of the Doge's Palace and St. Marks and violated one of our travel rules: don't eat near the tourist attractions. Ai Leonini's menu had some odd combos that looked like they were made to cater to tourists, rather than reflect local cuisine done right. Nothing looked good, and most things seemed pricey, so we... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Pizza, Seafood, Mediterranean
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: San Marco 358 | Zona San Marco, 30124 Venice, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Veneto  >  Province of Venice  >  City of Venice  >  Venice>  > San Marco
  • Neighbourhood: San Marco
  • Phone Number: +39 041 296 0810

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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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