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Ristorante Da Mario Alla Fava

Calle Galiazzo, 5265 _ Calle dei Stagneri, 5242, Venice, Italy
+39 041 528 5147
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good30%
  • Average11%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
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Open Now
18:00 - 22:30All hours
CUISINES
Seafood, Mediterranean, Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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Calle Galiazzo, 5265 _ Calle dei Stagneri, 5242, Venice, Italy
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1 - 10 of 421 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The staff here is so sweet. They have a whole vegan menu which is so helpful and the food was amazing! It is a little pricey, definitely worth the money though! I will come back with my family 💕 Thank you!

Thank Julia S
MarioallaFava, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Ristorante Da Mario Alla Fava, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear Julia, thank you very much for reviewing us and for appreciating our effort to offering a balanced and tasty vegan menu!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We chose R Ma F because my wife is a vegan and the choices for both of us looked fabulous. We were absolutely delighted by the experience from start to finish. With such a warm welcome we knew that we were in for good evening....More

Thank MrTebes
MarioallaFava, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Ristorante Da Mario Alla Fava, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Mr Teabs, thank you so much for reviewing our restaurant and appreciate our cuisine and vegan menu.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went to this restaurant two years ago, twice - once for lunch on the day of our arrival, and once for dinner on the Sunday, initially because it was one of few places open on Sunday, but also because we liked it. We went...More

Thank FounderBelle
MarioallaFava, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Ristorante Da Mario Alla Fava, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear FounderBelle, thank you so much for reviewing us.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great food, good service, staff busy but friendly for Venice. Lunch or Dinner can be a special event here. Make reservations for Dinner especially.....always best to do this all over Venice in High Season.

Thank theeagle46
MarioallaFava, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Ristorante Da Mario Alla Fava, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear, thank you very much for reviewing us.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We found this - easy to get to - but off the beaten path ristorante - so glad we did. We had a show and were in a hurry - the staff couldn't have been more helpful, friendly and made a great wine recommendation. Georgio...More

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MarioallaFava, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Ristorante Da Mario Alla Fava, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear, thank you so much for reviewing our restaurant.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I stayed at the Ai Reali in Venice and the concierge recommended this restaurant the first night we arrived, and it was a very quick walk from the hotel. The service was great and accommodating. The wine was delicious and the food...More

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MarioallaFava, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Ristorante Da Mario Alla Fava, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Angela, thank you for reviewing us.

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We had lunch at Mario Alla Fava on the recommendation of our hotel. It was terrific food. A little difficult to find but well worth the search. Great pre-main course salad and wonderful pasta. Extremely friendly and helpful staff.

Thank M B
MarioallaFava, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Ristorante Da Mario Alla Fava, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear M., thank you very much for reviewing our restaurant.

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Tiny little place on side street that we stumbled upon and luckily we were early. (The waiter nicely explained that as long as we could complete our meal by a certain time, it would work, as they were booked about an hour and a half...More

Thank Cindy E
MarioallaFava, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Ristorante Da Mario Alla Fava, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Cindy, thank you very much for reviewing us and visit us twice!

Reviewed 23 May 2017

If you ever visit a restaurant web-site and there are no prices shown, then you may think “I bet it’s expensive” and in the case of Da Mario alla Fava – you’d be right. However, if you then asked yourself, “But is it worth the...More

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MarioallaFava, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Ristorante Da Mario Alla Fava, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear JandApe, thank you very much for your detailed review and for appreciating our service.

Reviewed 14 May 2017

We had a great dinner. Shared the gnocchi which were delicious and the had a seafood spectacular and an amazing dessert. It was pricey but no more so than other places in Venice and the food was good.

Thank cacrazee
MarioallaFava, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Ristorante Da Mario Alla Fava, responded to this reviewResponded 23 May 2017

Dear, thank you for reviewing our restaurant.

Nearby
San Marco
The most famous sestiere (district) in Venice has one
of the world's most famous squares, St. Mark's (Piazza
San Marco). Anchored on one end by the basilica,
clustered around it are restaurants, museums, shops,
orchestras playing in the square, pigeons, the grand
pink Doge’s Palace (Palazzo Ducale), the soaring
campanile bell tower, an astrological clock tower,
plus gorgeous cafes and restaurants like Florian and
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Everett W
Do you offer gluten free dishes? I would like to recommend your restaurant, but won't until I know you are confident that she can eat in confidence as she is a celiac.
6 November 2016|
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Response from MarioallaFava | Property representative |
Dear Everett, thank you for writing us. We do offer different gluten free dishes, our staff will be glad to indicate your friend different choices on the menu.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 52 - US$ 91
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Monday
12:00 - 14:45
18:00 - 22:30
Tuesday
12:00 - 14:45
18:00 - 22:30
Wednesday
12:00 - 14:45
18:00 - 22:30
Thursday
12:00 - 14:45
18:00 - 22:30
Friday
12:00 - 14:45
18:00 - 22:30
Saturday
12:00 - 14:45
18:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Galiazzo, 5265 _ Calle dei Stagneri, 5242, Venice, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Veneto  >  Province of Venice  >  City of Venice  >  Venice>  > San Marco
  • Neighbourhood: San Marco
  • Phone Number: +39 041 528 5147
  • E-mail
Description
In the heart of Venice, close to Rialto Bridge and ten minutes from S.Marco Square, you will find the restaurant Da Mario alla Fava opened since 1960. The menu is based on recipes from traditional Venetian cuisine, recipes reworked and lightened for today's preferred tastes, with the interjection of creative reinterpretation, fresh seafood dishes as well as a tasty vegan menu. Fine desserts are home made, created with special attention at the moment. In summer the restaurant has a beautiful terrace beside a typical Venice Canal, ideal for a candle light dinner. One wall of the restaurant is lined with hundreds of photographs of famous celebrites who have enjoyed Da Mario alla Fava. Recalling Mario alla Fava motto: "If you are sad and bored with life, you will rediscover joy at Da Mario alla Fava". Nel cuore di Venezia, a soli due minuti dal Ponte di Rialto e meno di dieci dalla Piazza S. Marco, si trova il Ristorante da Mario alla fava. Il ristorante aprì le sue porte nel lontano 1960. La cucina alterna piatti della tradizione classica veneziana opportunamente rivisitati e resi più leggeri, secondo il gusto attuale, a preparazione più creative, principalmente specialità di pesce e una ricca alternativa vegan. I dessert sono tutti fatti in casa e particolarmente curati. In estate è possibile cenare al lume di candela in una terrazza adiacente un tipico canale veneziano. Una delle pareti del ristorante è ricoperta da centinaia di foto che ritraggono personaggi famosi passati da Mario alla Fava. Il nostro motto è: "Se sei triste e della vita hai noia, da Mario alla Fava troverai la gioia"
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