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Locanda Cipriani Restaurant

Piazza Santa Fosca 29 | Torcello Island - Venice, 30142 Venice, Italy
+39 041 730150
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good19%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“lunch” (57 reviews)
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CUISINES
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Soups, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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Piazza Santa Fosca 29 | Torcello Island - Venice, 30142 Venice, Italy
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1 - 10 of 182 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago

With two friends, I have just experienced the most beautiful lunch in Torcello. The food was delicious and the service attentive and unfussied, not cheap but well worth every penny. The garden with its views of the nearby tower is delightful.

Thank AMVenezia
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

From the tasty lobster salad starter, the creamy risotto, the trio of fish main & the heavenly dessert....this was a lunch that will linger in the memory. Staff attentive but not intrusive....it really is worth making the trip....

1  Thank 1965MotherGoose
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful place with excellent food and service in Torcelo island. This is a small but charming island that you go for few hours...and mostly to have lunch or dinner in one of the few lovely restaurants. This one was recommended by a friend and we...More

Thank Patricia V
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It is not an easy commute to Torcello from Venice (100 to 150 euros by a "fast" water taxi or 7.50 by the public taxi which makes stops on several other islands like Murano and Burano on the way out and back and is much...More

1  Thank Ron S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A truly lovely meal. The food was exquisite: the service first rate and all in a beautiful setting....

Thank handh776
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Good food, excellent service and a beautiful setting. Lunch on the terrace or under the pergola is a real luxury and a Bellini cocktail as an aperitif is a must. The island of Torcello is magical and lunchnhere was one of the highlights of our...More

Thank SFA103
Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

Catch the ferry to Tochello and visit this restaurant. The garden (a must to sit in ) is intoxicating on a hot day. The scent and lush fauna add to the feeling of exclusivity. Food and wine is lovely, not 5 star, but a solid...More

Thank classicmoosie
Reviewed 10 June 2017

I arranged lunch for our anniversary so we had a beautiful table in the garden. The food was elegant tasty high end and served well. Compared with most of Venice it was good value but getting there by water taxi whilst amazing adds to the...More

1  Thank ChrisH468975
Reviewed 7 June 2017 via mobile

A step away from the basilica our table was next to a beautiful border of roses with a view of the basilica framed against an azure sky. The setting is just simply enchanting. The service was attentive and yet unobtrusive we were totally unrushed. The...More

1  Thank LondonAlexS
Reviewed 5 June 2017

Don't be fooled by the garden setting when you walk in. This restaurant is most definitely a classic tourist trap. The menu and wine list are extremely limited and they take every short cut imaginable in preparation of the food. Cotoletta (veal) arrived without the...More

Thank Steven F
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susanEngland
2 February 2017|
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Response from Indy215 | Reviewed this property |
You need to check with the restaurant directly through their website. However, I understand the restaurant may be closed in January & February.
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Russell T
10 October 2016|
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Response from OleMissMellie | Reviewed this property |
Hello Russell T! I cannot say for certain there are gluten free items, however, I would be greatly surprised to find a lack of them as the chef and the wait staff are eager to please. I can tell you there are lots of... More
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Peter R
6 March 2016|
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Response from Leonard W | Reviewed this property |
In my experience all restaurants, if they have a menu on their web site, usually have a 'Tipical' example. As has been already suggested, ask them to e-mail a copy.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi
Good for
View, Romantic, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:45 - 15:00
Monday
11:45 - 15:00
Wednesday
11:45 - 15:00
Thursday
11:45 - 15:00
Friday
11:45 - 15:00
19:00 - 21:00
Saturday
11:45 - 15:00
19:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Piazza Santa Fosca 29 | Torcello Island - Venice, 30142 Venice, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Veneto  >  Province of Venice  >  City of Venice  >  Venice
  • Phone Number: +39 041 730150
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Description
Simple, elegant furnishings combined with polite, attentive service and culinary delights based on reinterpretations of typical Venetian dishes which created the "Cipriani style" are the ingredients that have gone into the success of each and every one of Giuseppe Cipriani's restaurants. Still today, they make the Locanda Cipriani in Torcello a cut above the rest. Unlike the surrounding triumphant landscapes with the churches and the blooms in the garden, the Locanda Cipriani, designed as a rustic maison d'hôte, receives its guests in a simple, almost austere environment dominated by wooden ceilings, terracotta bricks covering the walls decorated in Venetian bas-reliefs, and old copper pots and pitchers hanging here and there. he restaurant has two large rooms, both with large windows overlooking the garden. Diners can sit on the outdoor terrace in summer. The garden, is open from the beginning of spring right through to autumn. The blooming daisies, tulips, roses and dahlias, the golden pomegranate trees and the fiery red of the Virginia creeper vines combine to provide beautiful surroundings for the restaurant.. Every day, the "maitre pâtissier" creates a vast assortment of sweet snacks, bavarois, cream cakes, meringues, sorbets, biscuits and chocolates. Our maître carefully selects a range of Italian wines - with an emphasis on those from Friuli and Veneto regions - to provide the perfect accompaniment to the food. The kitchen, headed up by chef Cristian Angiolin, not only serves dishes invented by the Cipriani family and now considered classics - such as 'carpaccio' of raw meat and John Dory 'alla Carlina' - but also offers a whole range of dishes featuring fish, vegetables, home-made pasta and rice.
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