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El Refolo Restaurant

) #13 of 1,257 Restaurants in Venice Italian, ,
Via Garibaldi Castello 1580 | Sestiere Castello, 1580, 30122 Venice, Italy
+39 344 163 6759
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good31%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“sandwiches” (21 reviews)
“panini” (12 reviews)
“sliders” (2 reviews)
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Italian, Bar, Wine Bar
Via Garibaldi Castello 1580 | Sestiere Castello, 1580, 30122 Venice, Italy
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

It's our 8th visit and this time I looked on TripAdvisor pinned the top 15 places for food and drinks. So when I notice that I was near, we stoped for Aperol Spritz and beer. First thing, we had stopped here before!! Still friendly cheap...More

Thank Ryanair-Jetsetters
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great little area for people watching on the way to the Arsenale. The cichetti was really cheap as was the spritz, and it was very good quality. A great little random find.

Thank ABristol82
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Perfect for a glass of prosecco and an antipasti- reasonably priced, service wasn't great; staff seemed a little reserved... When we arrived we were the first there and there were three staff members just sat around talking, we weren't sure if they were even open!...More

Thank RFox1
Reviewed 1 week ago

We first visited this bar 2 years ago in the evening for a drink. We were back in Venice and returned. We were not disappointed. It has a good atmosphere, staff very pleasent and prices good. Unfortunately on our last evening, the bar was closed...More

Thank Ann B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing pannini made with excellent typical cheese and meats. Great wine. Seems to be where the locals go!!!!

Thank 906mafaldal
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I had high hopes when I found this spot on TA and saw the high reviews. I wasn't utterly disappointed, but definitely not impressed either. The small sandwiches are tasty and seemingly fresh, but the bread to meat/cheese/veggie ratio is off. Know what I mean?...More

Thank celaporte
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It's a relaxed cozy place with tables on a quiet street that offers reasonably price drinks (3eur for a spritz con prosecca) and a variety of tiny tasty sandwiches (2-3 eur each) which they warm up for you on a tiny grill. Two of us...More

1  Thank RossStockholm
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This was a good stop at our way out from the Arsenal Bienale pavilion. Spritz was delicious and the little snack sandwiches were just perfect. Try the cod fish pasta one! But service was not that good. Although there were not too many customers and...More

Thank Patricia V
Reviewed July 12, 2017

Small bar with outdoor tables. Great little sandwiches. Had 2 to 3 each with interesting selections.

Thank ChrisM
Reviewed July 8, 2017 via mobile

Had a fresh and yummy Caesars Salad and Pizza with a Radler. Perfect lunch spot and delicious bakery sweets too!

Thank anitadeshpande
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
neighborhood 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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May 14, 2017|
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Response from mloduca | Property representative |
Dear guest, much depends on your level of intolerance / allergy to gluten... This is because, while having some gluten free products available, because of the little space available, we can not avoid contamination between... More
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Lizzy M
March 13, 2017|
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Response from mloduca | Property representative |
Dear Miss Lizzy, El Refolo is not a restaurant but a street wine bar. Anyway, we don't use peanut oil, but any products we use are made in place were can be present contamination with any allergic ingredients like walnuts... More
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Patricia M
August 20, 2016|
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Response from Helena_Fer | Reviewed this property |
Hi, Check at their website please or here in tripadvisor, they probably got the opening and closing hours. Thanks.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$32
Italian, Bar, Wine Bar
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Cash Only, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Bar scene
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Garibaldi Castello 1580 | Sestiere Castello, 1580, 30122 Venice, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Veneto  >  Province of Venice  >  City of Venice  >  Venice>  > Castello
  • Neighborhood: Castello
  • Phone Number: +39 344 163 6759
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