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El Refolo Restaurant

Via Garibaldi Castello 1580 | Sestiere Castello, 1580, 30122 Venice, Italy
+39 344 163 6759
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good32%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“sandwiches” (18 reviews)
“panini” (11 reviews)
“sliders” (2 reviews)
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Italian, Bar, Wine Bar
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Via Garibaldi Castello 1580 | Sestiere Castello, 1580, 30122 Venice, Italy
Neighborhood: Castello
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

El Refolo may seem like most other bars in Venice but there are some significant differences. Firstly I don't know if there's and 'average' cost of a large draft beer but certainly we were paying 7or 8 Euros anywhere in or near San Marco. Not...More

1  Thank joshuatree28
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went here for some after dinner drinks. We were immediately offered shots and samples of salami. We proceeded to meet many Venetians who were happy to tell us about Venice. Highly recommend!

Thank Kevin W
Reviewed April 7, 2017

A tasty food and wines are a perfect start of the holiday. It definitely was our case! We had fish and vegetable salad and the waiter recommended us high quality wine. The fish was very well done and crispy,with herbson the top. Yummy! And in addition,...More

Thank camiliotiso29
Reviewed March 20, 2017

No sooner had I posted my last review than the hoardings came down, and the bar reopened, with the same fantastic team, so all is well! It is my favourite bar, anywhere! I was unable to update because you have to leave a month between...More

Thank David O
Reviewed March 14, 2017 via mobile

This bar was right near where we were staying and it was so good we didn't go anywhere else for our afternoon spritz! It's a small local bar and also sells some sandwiches at lunch which are definitely worth a try. The guy who runs...More

1  Thank dusuz
Reviewed March 14, 2017

Stroll down to Via Garibaldi away from the masses and you fill find this great bar. Cichetti are wonderful, wines great. Staff charming!! Highly recommended.

2  Thank Fatbobslim
Reviewed March 13, 2017

This is a really love very little bar on Via Garibaldi, serving excellent wines and great light lunches. We had a couple of small tasty rolls and a board of cheese and prosciutto crudo. Prices are reasonable and the owner / manager is friendly and...More

Thank MJW364
Reviewed March 8, 2017

Ideal place to enjoy a glass of wine, accompanied by some tapas or other good things to snack. Fast, efficient and friendly service.

2  Thank stephanedM1550OW
Reviewed March 7, 2017 via mobile

We had a selection of toasted rolls whilst exploring the city. 1 vegetable, 2 meat and 1 fish which we are outside. We can't fault it.

1  Thank Peter P
Reviewed February 13, 2017

I was so looking forward to going back to my favourite bar, and it seems that others have enjoyed it too. However, I have to tell you that it is boarded up, (Feb 13th, 2017), for what looks like a refit. There are lights on,...More

2  Thank David O
mloduca, Proprietario at El Refolo, responded to this review

Dear David, we are very pleased and moved by your review... we hope to solve the latest problems to open this weekend and see again all of you

Nearby
Castello
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
...More
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mrspRochester
do you have gluten free options??
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
Hello, I have a severe peanut allergy - would it be safe for me to eat here? As I know some restaurants use peanut oil in their cooking. Thanks!
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
What are the opening hours and what evenings are they closed?
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
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$6 - US$30
Cuisine
Italian, Bar, Wine Bar
Meals
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
Sunday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
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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