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Al Covo

Castello 3968, Venice, Italy
+39 041 522 3812
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good23%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“seafood” (43 reviews)
“beef cheeks” (10 reviews)
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Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Castello 3968, Venice, Italy
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We arrived in Venice for an anniversary weekend and we wanted to have some seafood. I had been looking for different places and here kept popping up! It was amazing, the most helpful friendly staff! We only had one course each however looking at all...More

Thank Holly E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First of all, I'd like to say that I was very surprised when I saw some mixed reviews about the service. From the moment we entered the restaurant (greeted by the warm smiles of the owners Cesare and Diane) until the end, we where served...More

1  Thank Lucas P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We first heard about RISTORANTE AL COVO on “Somebody Feed Phil”...we wrote to Cesare and his Team and they managed to fit us in for Sunday Lunch...AL COVO is a seriously good experience with stunning Adriatic seafood cooked to perfection, fabulous staff, a vibrant atmosphere,...More

Thank dspencerstripe
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Earlier this month we had dinner and we went with high expectations. Sadly the reality did not measure up to our hopes. When we decided not to take the tasting menu we felt the attention level dropped and this added to my wife having to...More

Thank glasgowrev
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Dined twice at Al Covo in one week. First, owner Cesare was exceedingly gracious about moving our reservation when Air France (AARGH) managed to make us 5 hours late for our arrival in Venice. I don't speak Italian so his responses to my emails and...More

1  Thank Zoxil
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The restaurant is really cozy and cute, the food was really superb, and the cheesecake is something else, do not miss it.

Thank 641graziellav
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Been wanting to go here for a while now and finally got a chance to book for our wedding anniversary, it didn’t disappoint. Wonderful restaurant, can’t praise it enough. Great food, great service, great job!! Go here! Its a Venetian must. Enough said!

Thank Luis R
Reviewed 9 July 2018

I always include reservations at Al Covo when I am visiting Venice. Everything I have eaten there has been excellent. The service is also great. I highly recommend eating here.

2  Thank EvelynR340
Reviewed 4 July 2018

I must admit that sometimes when I read a bad review I am tempted to think that the reviewer was just difficult or too picky. This is certainly not the case with our review. We have been to Venice a number of times but have...More

7  Thank stevencallan
Reviewed 24 June 2018

Highly recommended by a friend, but it still exceeded my expectations. I had the beef tartar and fried John Dory. Both were top notch .Do not miss the homemade chocolate cake. Service was perfectly paced.

1  Thank GPaulG
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|
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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
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special occasions, 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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