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Ai Barbacani

Calle del Paradiso Castello 5746, 30122 Venice, Italy
+39 041 521 0234
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good30%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Calle del Paradiso Castello 5746, 30122 Venice, Italy
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My first visit to Ai Barbacani was perfect! The food was very good some even very very good. Now I came back with some friends and sad to say, I was disappointed. Antipasti misti alla mare was very good this time too. Unfortunately pasta alla...More

Thank Miina K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely wonderful place, be sure to book the table by the Canal for the best experience. Food was brilliant, we came back because the fish soup and panna cotta were so good.

Thank Jack L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I got the set course meal with spaghetti, escalopes, and tiramisu. The meal was very mediocre. They also charge €3 per person for the table.

Thank KarlHQuin
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived to a glass of prosecco, followed with good gnocchi. We were then given biscuits for desert and a lemoncello!

Thank khayward208
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband, teen daughter and I had dinner here one of our 3 nights in Venice. I chose it because of the reviews, photos, prices and location. It was incredibly close to our hotel which was a bonus. We found the restaurant quite charming. The...More

Thank akgirl51997
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was our restaurant of choice in Venice. It is not easy to find a good restaurant for a fair price in Venice. A restaurant where they care about the clients, the food is great and the service excellent. Highly recommend!

Thank CanadianTraveler10
Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

Best experience in my Venice trip so far. I love the atmosphere. They served free Prosecco at the beginning and biscuits as deserts. Spaghetti with clams, black squid and tiramisu are recommended. I also had the fish soup but imo it was over-seasoned

Thank Nhat Linh N
Reviewed 2 July 2018

Visiting Venice with friends is always great. And of course, the Italians know how to cook as well. We decided to find a restaurant outside the normal touristic routes, and we found this hidden gem. We had to wait as we did not reserve upfront,...More

Thank Hans v
Reviewed 29 June 2018 via mobile

I followed suggestions in Trip Advisor and I located it! It is worth it! The space is good, the food nice and at a medium price and the staff friendly! I would suggest it with no hesitation!

Thank Leonidas Anthop... L
Reviewed 29 June 2018 via mobile

The small authentic and typical Italian restaurant with all what you can expect from Italy and Venice! The waiter so kindly explaining you everything about food and meals, even if you ask smth about the city she will take her time. The drinks are perfect...More

Thank Youness D
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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On New Year's Eve at Ristorante ai Barbacani is served only a set menu, € 120,00 per person.
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Response from Roger T | Reviewed this property |
Can't tell you - try phoning or emailing the ristorante. Cannot imagine Sunday is different - unless it is closed, of course!
9 September 2016|
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You can call, visit or email to book.
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$22 - US$29
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Romantic
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle del Paradiso Castello 5746, 30122 Venice, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Veneto  >  Province of Venice  >  City of Venice  >  Venice>  > Castello
  • Neighborhood: Castello
  • Phone Number: +39 041 521 0234
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