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El Refolo

#11 of 1,255 Restaurants in Venice}
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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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“panini” (16 reviews)
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Italian, Bar, Wine Bar, Vegetarian Friendly
Via Garibaldi Castello 1580 | Sestiere Castello, 1580, 30122 Venice, Italy
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stopped here a couple of times for a spritz and snacks whilst on our short break to Venice after reading the tripadvisor reviews. An Aperol Spritz is 3 Euros amazing value and there are lots of little snacks for around 2 Euros each. Nice atmosphere...More

Thank Josie C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

excellent cichetti in a superb location (Via Garibaldi), nice staff and the Spritz Select even tastes great in cold weather!

Thank conny18
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Tiny wine bar close to the Arsenale and Giordino, which makes it an excellent place for lunch if visiting the biennale. Very popular with locals for a quick lunch – a wide selection of small sandwiches and a good selection of wines by glass. In...More

Thank SusaMasa
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Happened across El Rofolo while out for a walk, this is a lovely friendly staffed bar. As with many Venetian bars there is no room inside, you order from the counter. There is a number of tables & seats outside . All drinks are very...More

Thank WaterfordTrooper
Reviewed November 1, 2017

A wonderful bar in Castello. Sitting on one of the main streets in the area makes for some great people watching. This little bar fills up with a mix of tourists and locals alike, all chatting away with a Spritz and a couple of mini...More

Thank Jessica N
Reviewed October 30, 2017 via mobile

This is a street bar, no indoor seating. On the lively and lovely Garibaldi road. You order at the counter take your drink with you and wait for the cook to yell out your number to pick up your sandwiches. Drinks are cheap, the sandwiches...More

Thank wary_mecki
Reviewed October 15, 2017 via mobile

A very small, quaint sandwich shop selling cheese and charcuterie boards, beer, wine and aperol. The queues can be long due to the popularity but the toasted/grilled sandwiches are great. The atmosphere is nice too. Staff very friendly and helpful and speak some English. Best...More

Thank UK-Yorkshire
Reviewed September 27, 2017 via mobile

What a brilliant little wine bar. The prices are so good. They don't serve coffee but the small filled rolls are fantastic with a glass of beer or prosecco. Highly recommend.

Thank ngreen1610
Reviewed September 14, 2017 via mobile

Our group of 4 couples stumbled on this spot after being turned away from several others. The service was wonderful and the food was too. Our group had various items to eat. The pizza was very good, the ravioli was wonderful. We had a nice...More

Thank emoryeagle73
Reviewed September 11, 2017

Super drinks, vine delicious with the right temperature, best food, irncedibible mini sandwiches. Every time we are in Venice we go there and hang around!

Thank karlstocker
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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October 30, 2017|
Response from mloduca | Property representative |
Hi! from Tuesday to Sunday 11:00am - 1:00am
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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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$32
Italian, Bar, Wine Bar, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, 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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