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Sottoprova

Centro Storico via Garibaldi No. 1698, Venice, Italy
+39 041 520 6493
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good21%
  • Average16%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible15%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (12 reviews)
“monkfish” (2 reviews)
“shrimp” (3 reviews)
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CUISINES
Italian, Pizza, Seafood, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Food
Value
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LOCATION
Centro Storico via Garibaldi No. 1698, Venice, Italy
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1 - 10 of 114 reviews

Reviewed 6 June 2017 via mobile

We visited Venice for a day and we were Costello district. We looked for a good but not too "touristy" restaurant. We were walking from our house to San Marco square and found Sottoprova. I ordered the Venetian three course meal for a set price,...More

Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

I recommend everyone to visit the restaurant, we had a delicious food. And we enjoyed talking to the Friendly staff and it was a quiet place.

Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

Miserable staff who did not acknowledge my partner very well .. quite sexist .. Did not bring new cutlery between courses Very balanced flavours for the mussels, steak & mushrooms.. also the carbonara .. but the bruschetta was brill .. we didn't bother with coffee...More

Reviewed 6 May 2017

Very popular with locals so come early to get a table. Traditional cuisine, all fresh ingredients, all freshly cooked. Amazing pizzas! Good value too. Just a short stroll from the centre of Venice and very easy to find near the beautiful public gardens on Via...More

Reviewed 4 May 2017 via mobile

Perfect location, excellent service, and real Italian food. I recommend the place for sure. Best value for money place in venice

Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

Not a good one unfortunately, since you arrive terrible service!!! Also food is very awful, not tasty very ordinary its like a regular restaurant like if you are eating bad Italian food in your own country. Don't lose your time and money.

Reviewed 9 March 2017

A modern layout a large menu, good food, excellent portions. No cover charge when we went. Excellent for groups. Friendly staff and speak English. Not especially characteristic of Venice so has a modern feel.

Reviewed 21 February 2017

We actually went to this restaurant on two different days.Enjoyed the meals,the drinks and the service.A good place to go on a budget,the tourist menu was only 13 euros.

Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

Best food I've had in Venice. The Italian cuisine is astounding! Try the risotto pescatori or the 6 euro pizza. The tortellini with cream and ham was really good as well. All in all this restaurant popped and I would come here every single time...More

Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

Pasta was amazing! Very friendly and good service. It was a cozy restaurant and pizza and pasta was very tasty

Nearby
Castello
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
...More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Centro Storico via Garibaldi No. 1698, Venice, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Veneto  >  Province of Venice  >  City of Venice  >  Venice>  > Castello
  • Neighbourhood: Castello
  • Phone Number: +39 041 520 6493
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