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Al Covo

Castello 3968, Venice, Italy
+39 041 522 3812
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good24%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Castello 3968, Venice, Italy
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

There’s lots of lovely restaurants in Venice but having one recommended ensured we booked in advance as they’re all small. Set back off the water with outside space, this family run restaurant was a great find. The menu changes weekly and there is great choice...More

Thank LesCatWhy
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Being HUGE fans of Phil Rosenthal's shows on Netflix, we made a reservation to eat at Al Covo before we arrived in Venice and guaranteed it with a credit card. We received two emails from them confirming our reservation, and neither mentioned a dress code....More

2  Thank Madre58
Reviewed 4 days ago

A friend recommended and I am so glad to have had the experience. Innovative menu, perfectly prepared with seasonal foods accompanied by exceptional service and a nice wine list made my experience at Al Covo one to be remembered. I will return on my next...More

Thank Sean H
Reviewed 5 days ago

Go, go, go to Al Covo the best meal we had in Venice. Lovely starters and mains, but oh, the fried cream Venetian dessert was to die for...made by the owner herself. She is a Texan who married a Venetian and has been there for...More

Thank aretha23
Reviewed 1 week ago

Ristorante Al Covo had been recommended to us before we traveled to Venice, and we learned that one of the owners had grown-up in Texas (where we are from). Upon our arrival, we were greeted and treated like family. This restaurant provides a very comfortable,...More

Thank Bill P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This a must visit restaurant in Venice. Every bit of our meal was magnificent but the homely atmosphere created by the owners made our meal an enjoyable experience.

Thank StillLife08
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We like this place and you can sit outside in nice weather and enjoy the street ambiance. The food was lovely, but under seasoned and lacking fresh vegetables (other than white asparagus). Nice fresh fish, however.

1  Thank David R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went to Al Covo with a friend who is a local. She knows the owner and the staff - so I am sure that helped our experience (though staff seemed attentive to all the diners) From the crunchy mozzarella bread sticks that began the...More

Thank SFOglobetrotter
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This restaurant has an outdoor cafe which is in a very quiet neighborhood. The service is quite polished and professional. Food was prepared to perfection.

Thank james b
Reviewed 31 March 2018

Last night wasn't my first visit but sadly it will be my last. My husband and I are frequent visitors in Venice from our home in Rome. I booked the restaurant around two months in advance as I know it would be busy over Easter....More

2  Thank 82ola2016
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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Diane S
1 March 2018|
Response from ALCP1957 | Reviewed this property |
If I remember correctly it was 7pm. Reservations are recommended. It was a great meal with superb service. Enjoy.
26 August 2017|
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Response from Stanley P | Reviewed this property |
I am sorry but I don't remember. I know that the owner's wife makes outstanding desserts.
23 March 2017|
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Response from Cosmosmoon |
Al Covo Al Gatto Nero Alle Testiere Antiche Carampane Corte Sconta Da Ignazio Fiaschetteria Toscana Il Ridotto Vini da Gigio Wildner Osteria Trefanti Riviera Da Rioba
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:30 PM - 11:30 PM
12:30 PM - 11:30 PM
12:30 PM - 11:30 PM
12:30 PM - 11:30 PM
12:30 PM - 11:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Castello 3968, Venice, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Veneto  >  Province of Venice  >  City of Venice  >  Venice>  > Castello
  • Neighborhood: Castello
  • Phone Number: +39 041 522 3812
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