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Ai Barbacani

Sestiere Calle del Paradiso Castello 5746, 30122 Venice, Italy
+39 041 521 0234
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good32%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Sestiere Calle del Paradiso Castello 5746, 30122 Venice, Italy
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Reviewed yesterday

Our hotel recommended this restaurant and we were certainly not disappointed. Small en cosy, pleasant music. Friendly staff and we really enjoyed our first meal in Venice. A large plate of mixed sea food as anti pasti, and delicious spaghetti Vongole. The squid had a...More

Thank MsFish2013
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

From start to finish excellent food and service all at a very reasonable price. A complimentary glass of prosecco on arrival, we had the set meal for 21 euros. Fish soup (there were other choices) followed by salmon or escalope and followed by tiramaso. The...More

Thank SueBrighton_UK
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Don’t go there! Maybe the food is good but the rest is no good! They have no idea how to provide a good service! Very disappointing!

Thank liormizrahi
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This cosy characterful little restaurant was recommended by our Venice Airbnb host. It has a delightful location on a small alley and by a canal. The decor and cosy atmosphere were lovely and the staff very friendly and professional. The food was OK. It's hard...More

Thank SandieLondonUK
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went here on a recommendation from our hotel which was nearby ( palazzo Vituri ) on the second night of a 3 day visit to Venice. Luckily we had booked earlier in the day when we walked past to check it out. Had the...More

Thank jeznrach2
Reviewed 1 week ago

Just steps from our hotel Ai Cavaleri, we had a wonderful meal, great wine and service. We started with the tuna tartare, then on to gorgonzola gnocchi, a delicious scaloppine, and finished with the house desert. Even with a bottle of wine the meal was...More

Thank bonitabuffalo
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Another great place we just stumbled upon. What first drew our attention was the outside noticeboard with all past reviews from other diners They have a unique table for two overlooking the canal,with a curtain if you want real privacy from inside though everybody crossing...More

Thank Dewsburyman
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A group of us came here for Sunday lunch inside but by the water's edge. We were treated to a warm welcome, a relaxed atmosphere and all our different dishes were just a little bit special. There's even a table for two outside next to...More

Thank ChristinaHind
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was charming with nautical and antique accents on the interior. Staff were very attentive. House specialties are fish and pasta dishes. If you are a table for 2, reserve in advance for a private deck on a canal, for dinner. Lovely and cozy. Food...More

Thank Robyn D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our experience started with a complimentary prosecco for my wife and I, and ended with complimentary limoncello too. And the meals in-between for us and our young daughter were superb. My wife had the fish of the day which was very tender and tasty, whilst...More

Thank BZMD
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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On New Year's Eve at Ristorante ai Barbacani is served only a set menu, € 120,00 per person.
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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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You can call, visit or email to book.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
USD 22 - USD 29
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Sestiere 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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