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Al Paradiso

Sestiere San Polo 767 | near the Rialto Bridge, 30125 Venice, Italy
+39 041 523 4910
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good24%
  • Average14%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
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“seafood” (39 reviews)
“risotto” (19 reviews)
“semifreddo” (4 reviews)
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Sestiere San Polo 767 | near the Rialto Bridge, 30125 Venice, Italy
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really nice restaurant near Rialto bridge. It’s pretty well represented for fish, less for meat. That said the rustled up a carbonara off the menu pronto. Very nice ambience and food. Not sure how the negative reviews have happened, since the staff couldn’t be nicer.

Thank peter b
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Al Paradiso is a wonderful restaurant. It is located a few streets away from the Rialto Bridge. The restaurant is small and intimate. We visited Venice the last week in January and dined at Al Paradiso twice during our stay. The food is terrific and...More

1  Thank Charlie G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ate here with my mom and it wasn't the best experience. The staff really couldn't be bothered that we were there, more interested in visiting and I could've made a more tasty pasta than I had. It was quite greasy as well. It was also...More

Thank Angelina M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Decent helpings of pretty good food. Friendly unobtrusive guys serving. In a town full of rip off artists, this was a breath of fresh air.

1  Thank Bruce C
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

As with everywhere there are good and bad places. This was definitely in the good/exceptional category. Food was of a great quality; clearly freshly cooked to order. Customer service was welcoming, friendly and impeccable. I hope they continue this into the busy season. Highly recommend.

1  Thank AdyPalmer
Reviewed 8 January 2018

We stopped for a quick bite and to warm up after a chilly tour of Venice. We ordered 6 drinks - although my husband never received his beer. When our daughter asked for a hot chocolate, the waiter scoffed at her and told her he...More

Thank Kari F
Reviewed 25 December 2017 via mobile

We were searching for a restaurant for Christmas Day lunch. After four failed attempts we luckily found this place. The service could not have been better, we were treated like family. The atmosphere was quaint and warm, the food was very good. We had lasagna,...More

1  Thank planful
Reviewed 24 November 2017 via mobile

We came to visit Venice and explore the traditional food and atmosphere. I noticed this lovely quiet street where Al Paradiso was located and really wanted to come in - the decor, music and atmosphere is so cozy and so traditional. We ordered a bottle...More

1  Thank Anastassija N
Reviewed 14 November 2017

The restaurant's location and setting is really good, and the food is okay. But there is an extra charge of 3 euros per person. The owner seem to prefer older clients since he gives them all the attention, but the millennial us were treated horribly....More

Thank Khaled E
Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

Situated down a small street between the Rialto Bridge and market we spotted it as we wandered around the district deciding on somewhere to eat. This looked promising, outside seating and heat lamps so we gave it a go. Sadly the evening got colder and...More

1  Thank Stephen F
San Polo
The Rialto Bridge is the most famous sight along the
Grand Canal in San Polo, smallest of Venice's six
sestieri (districts) and by far the busiest
neighbourhood. Morning Venetians arrive to peruse the
markets for fish, fruit and vegetables, while shops
display goods from cheese to wine to desserts. San
Silvestro and Rialto Market vaporetto (water taxi)
stops add to the steady stream of foot traffic. San
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2 January 2018|
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Response from mahoochma | Reviewed this property |
they do have chicken also veal and fish
7 May 2016|
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Response from Sandra M | Reviewed this property |
I called their number directly. They speak most languages :-)
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Sestiere San Polo 767 | near the Rialto Bridge, 30125 Venice, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Veneto  >  Province of Venice  >  City of Venice  >  Venice>  > San Polo
  • Neighbourhood: San Polo
  • Phone Number: +39 041 523 4910
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