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Al Covo

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner
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Special Diets
Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
CUISINES
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean
FEATURES
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went here on the first night of our honeymoon and had the most special experience. The staff were so friendly and knowledgable about the food and wine. Each dish was a special as the next and the wine recommendations were fantastic! The spaghetti with...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank Emily W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had a vey nice dinner here in November (its taken me a while to get around to a review). I would not hesitate to recommend Al Covo. wonderful polenta amuse bouche to start the meal off. Followed by a very good pasta and then a...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank mwoodrowe
Reviewed 19 December 2018 via mobile

So even though my husband and I did not get to eat there, everyone was so friendly, fun and helpful- (and we were just a couple of wandering tourists) I had to say something. Apologies if the stars are confusing- but for personality it’s a...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank 853selenah
Reviewed 17 December 2018

We had a spectacular experience here! From the moment we walked in, we were greeted warmly, immediately shown to a table (and given a choice of where to sit). This is our third time in Venice this year and our first time at Al Covo....More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank eloring21
Reviewed 11 December 2018

With four dinners, every dish was a winner. The hosts know how to make diners feel most welcome and have created an environment equal to the food. One of the few restaurants that truly deserves all the great reviews

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank TruckWriter
Reviewed 7 December 2018 via mobile

Many people rave about this hotel, so we tried it. It is a beautiful restaurant, but we found the food to be just OK. My wife’s seafood pasta had a couple of clams that we are extremely fishy. My fish dish was good, not great....More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank yannis63
Reviewed 1 December 2018 via mobile

Me and my wife absolutely LOVED Venice, everything about this place is magical. Al Covo was the Highlight of our time in Venice, it was Amazing! As soon as you walk in it feels like home. The family is super sweet and Lorenzo is an...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank CINIGUEZ1001
Reviewed 26 November 2018

Pleasant greeting from the owners on arrival and showed to our table in a lovely dining room. Subdued lighting and comfortable seating. Had cured ham, salami, aged Parmesan and pear followed by Tagliata. Liked the cheese so much, I had 3 sets of aged Parmesan...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank MikeLeicester
Reviewed 22 November 2018

Traditional food, but with beautiful presentation. Enjoyed fresh locally caught fish from the Adriatic. The wine list was very good, and the service efficient but friendly. We were there in September, so were able to sit outside - mosquitoes are a problem in warmer weather...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank markandsue-84
Reviewed 21 November 2018 via mobile

When we were in Venice last month a friend had recommended this restaurant- it’s a short walk from San Marcos Square but well worth it. Even though we were a few minutes early for our reservation they seated us promptly- very fresh seafood and the...More

Date of visit: October 2018
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DianeS537
1 March 2018|
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Response from ALCP1957 | Reviewed this property |
If I remember correctly it was 7pm. Reservations are recommended. It was a great meal with superb service. Enjoy.
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rie12016
26 August 2017|
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Response from Stanley P | Reviewed this property |
I am sorry but I don't remember. I know that the owner's wife makes outstanding desserts.
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annemooney
23 March 2017|
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