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Sottoprova

Centro Storico via Garibaldi No. 1698, Venice, Italy
+39 041 520 6493
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good21%
  • Average15%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible16%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (11 reviews)
“prawns” (4 reviews)
“fish” (6 reviews)
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CUISINES
Italian, Pizza, Seafood, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
Centro Storico via Garibaldi No. 1698, Venice, Italy
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1 - 10 of 121 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

Pizza base very hard and impossible to cut with blunt knives. Toppings the cheapest, that did not taste good at all and we were very hungry. The waiter did not bother to change dirty paper table cover from previous guests, just placed cutlery and menus...More

Thank Angora_61
Reviewed 5 October 2017

I was in Venice on September 3, 2017 and found this restaurant with a very large Pizza menu. I enjoyed my meal very much. Would eat there again!

Thank WorldTravler60
Reviewed 22 September 2017 via mobile

I ate here one evening - the mosquitoes were really biting and I wish I'd eaten inside. I ordered "Special fried mixed FISH" - that's what it said in English on the menu. I asked for, and got, a half litre of the house white...More

Thank Stuart G
Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

They get points for being one of the few restaurants open late, but apart from that there's few positives. Bruschetta was burnt toast with tomatoes for 10E. Pizza tasted worse than frozen pizza warmed at home. Not worth it.

Thank Omar S
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed the outdoor dining with the accordion musician playing in the street. We ate here twice and the owner even remembered what we had ordered during our first visit. Great service with great food!!

Thank Mark J
Reviewed 5 August 2017

Terrible place. arrived and the "owner"??. was inside shouting at everybody.., banging and crashing about. we were served quickly, but the 10 euro for a litre of beer was almost very warm , the handle was HOT!... i sent it back, 15 minutes later another...More

Thank W b
Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

Huge portions, lovely food, great friendly staff, highly recommended. Reasonably priced compared with the rest of Venice.

Thank Jordan P
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

Thank crowdemw
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.

Thank Yasser A
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

Thank Terry R
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

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  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
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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