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Trattoria Al Ponte del Megio

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San Polo
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Calle Large 1666 | San Croce, Venice, Italy
+39 041 719777
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Cardiff
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We arrived at 9.30ish and the restaurant closes at 11 but that didn't stop them trying to hurry us out by 10.15pm. I would presume that despite closing at 11pm they would still allow you to finish your food. Apparently not. We ordered our food which was fine and a litre of the house wine, which happens to be wonderful... More 

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15 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

In short, don't eat here. This meal was our first meal of our 10-day trip in Italy, and it was not good. Luckily our other meals at Impronta Cafe and Enoteca ai Artisti made up for it. We ate at Al Ponte del Megio because we couldn't eat at La Zucca. La Zucca was recommended by our hotel, but when... More 

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Thank Lauren B
New York City, New York
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71 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Good food, quite pricey (but you're in Venice) and at a very good location. Service is OK. House wine could be better.

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went here for lunch after a recommendation from a friend. Had heard excellent reports and so hopes were high. The result were horrendous, the staff are vacant and it took 15 minutes and three requests to get a menu. The food was okay but not worth the price. We ordered two pasta dishes, two beers and some water which came... More 

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Thank Megan M
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15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food we had was really good, and so was the atmosphere and setting outside by the canal. However it took over an hour for us to get our first course, then when they finally brought it mine was wrong. We had to cancel our main course for fear of how long that would take and that we might miss... More 

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Thank Ryan C S
Hamburg, Germany
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was the most disappointing restaurant on our trip to Venice. Staff is unprofessional (seems like only students are working there) and food was a way below average. As starter we ordered a pumpkin soup and crabs. Though we were two people dining and it should not be difficult to heat up a soup once the crabs are ready, the... More 

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Thank KLeonie2016
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

who ever had bigoli in venice will be disappointed of the bigoli in al ponte. staff under average. nothing really special...

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Thank albrechttan
London, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We chose this place as it was fairly close by and recommended by our hotel. It was pretty quiet when we arrived (7pm) but soon filled up and its a good spot for watching a bit of canal and many passers by (several tables outside). The young waitresses were friendly and efficient and spoke good english. The food arrived in... More 

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Gidea Park
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

Had lunch here 2 days in a row, the gnocchi was beautiful as was the spaghetti with garlic oil and capers and breadcrumbs, today I had the tortolini with truffles and cheese in a pumpkin and spec sauce.... was truly delicious a must eat place for sure!!!!

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Thank williGideaPark
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43 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2017

I can not have opinion about the restaurant We went for a coffee at 3pm and the says yes, but they dont let us sit down. they give us the coffe standing. Are very unfrendly

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Large 1666 | San Croce, Venice, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Veneto  >  Province of Venice  >  City of Venice  >  Venice>  > San Polo
  • Neighbourhood: San Polo
  • Phone Number: +39 041 719777

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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 Polo is defined by churches including Basilica dei Frari, one of the most important churches sought by art lovers.
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