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Hostaria da Franz

Castello,3499 | Bragora - Arsenale District, 30122 Venice, Italy
+39 041 522 0861
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good19%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“seafood” (37 reviews)
“sea scallops” (5 reviews)
“sardines” (13 reviews)
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Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, Gluten Free Options
Castello,3499 | Bragora - Arsenale District, 30122 Venice, Italy
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

everything about this experience was perfect. every course was exquisitely crafted into a mouth watering bite.

Thank Ahmed M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing atmosphere and great service, our host was outstanding and we enjoyed a lovely meal. Definitely recommend 👍🏽👌🏽

Thank Sarjo S
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Out of this world. One of the best restaurants we’ve ever been to. The food is so light and wonderful!!

Thank Pennygizmo
Reviewed 8 February 2018

I read a lot of reviews before selecting this restaurant. The owner is larger than life, so if you like a timid waiter not the place for you. But he was very efficient and knowledgeable about the dishes his chef was preparing. He does tell...More

1  Thank John W
Reviewed 15 January 2018

The restaurant was recommend by our Hotel, Locanda Vivaldi, and is a true gem of a find in Venice. If you like fish, you will LOVE this place. Do not be put off by the fact that there is no menu. The maitre’d is a...More

Thank snorkeller2016
Reviewed 26 December 2017 via mobile

Had a lovely Christmas Eve all seafood dinner with the family in the small but splendid family restaurant. Maurizio was our host and guided us thru wine pairings, appetizers, pasta, main course and deserts. Small but appropriately sized portions of delicious food left us all...More

Thank John E
Reviewed 4 December 2017 via mobile

I really liked this place, it is very romantic. The whole atmosphere is quite cosy and luxuriously charming at the same time. It is somewhat modern, a nice change from all the beautiful and classical restaurants you usually find in Venice. The food, the wine...More

Thank EmilUzel
Reviewed 25 November 2017 via mobile

I’ve been coming here at least once and usually more times every year for so long I have lost count. When you return and return to somewhere - like we do with Da Franz - you hope their excellent standards will be maintained. What you...More

Thank SustainableJohn
Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

We were recommended this elegant fish restaurant by the Danieli hotel and they were so right. Tucked away in a residential area 10 minutes walk from the hotel. The flamboyant service was excellent and so knowledgeable with recommendations. The food was superb with fresh fish...More

1  Thank Gordon P
Reviewed 6 October 2017

Our whole dining experience was very satisfying. The review of all of the menu items (almost all seafood related) by the host was special. Everything we tried was very good, including the bass and the sea eel.

Thank geo08
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
neighbourhood 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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 66 - US$ 106
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Castello,3499 | Bragora - Arsenale District, 30122 Venice, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Veneto  >  Province of Venice  >  City of Venice  >  Venice>  > Castello
  • Neighbourhood: Castello
  • Phone Number: +39 041 522 0861
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