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El Refolo Restaurant

) #11 of 1,240 Restaurants in Venice Italian, ,
Via Garibaldi Castello 1580 | Sestiere Castello, 1580, 30122 Venice, Italy
+39 344 163 6759
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good32%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“sandwiches” (18 reviews)
“panini” (11 reviews)
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Italian, Bar, Wine Bar
Via Garibaldi Castello 1580 | Sestiere Castello, 1580, 30122 Venice, Italy
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Walking back from Giardini along the front, stop off Ria Guiseppe Garibaldi at this excellent bar. Good selection of mixed meats or cheese plate freshly prepared or chiccetti which was also very good. Good prices too and super friendly staff. A warm welcome recommended.

Thank abluemark
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Grabbed a quick drink here after tiring afternoon at the Biennale. Lovely place, great atmosphere and top spot for a Aperol or beer on a warm afternoon!

Thank Anna99909
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great little lunch bites and tasty spritz and wine. Lovely place to stop for an hour and take in the surroundings. The house rose is great!

Thank Katie W
Reviewed May 9, 2017

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 May 2, 2017

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
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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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
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$30
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
Bar scene, Local cuisine
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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