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IL Nuovo Galeon

Via Giuseppe Garibaldi | Sestiere Castello, 1308, Venice, Italy
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good35%
  • Average12%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible15%
Travellers talk about
“polenta” (8 reviews)
“seafood” (9 reviews)
“via garibaldi” (11 reviews)
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Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean
$$ - $$$
Via Giuseppe Garibaldi | Sestiere Castello, 1308, Venice, Italy
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The restaurant has a very ignorant staff, do not like to receive foreign tourists, only Italians, become dicussing racist tourists, food does not have a differential, not worth wasting time going in that place they call restaurant. The service is simply terrible!

Thank Suellen P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I can see the other reviews are a little like 'Marmite' over this restaurant. The prices are not cheap and they will not serve a 1/2 carafe of wine like some. The food is not fancy haute cuisine but more trad and tasty. We found...More

Thank Peter S
Reviewed 8 May 2018

My first encounter with Il Nuovo Galeon was at the recommendation of an AirBnB host, who singled out the restaurant as her favorite along Via Garibaldi in the Castello section of Venice. As a frequent visitor to Venice, I had the pleasure of returning several...More

Thank Chris I
Reviewed 7 May 2018

Our hotel recommended this restaurant, it’s away from the busy Canal of Venice! You have to make a reservation or else you’ll be waiting for a while, lots of locals eat here, the staff is amazing, the nephews and uncle, we actually ate here 2...More

Reviewed 4 March 2018

It was right after our visit to Bienalle that we decided to have dinner in this restaurant, as everything else was booked in this great neighborhood in Venice. The food was nice, somehow expensive, but you expect this in a touristic spot in Venice... The...More

1  Thank Nikos G
Reviewed 25 February 2018

We had a nice time in this authentic place. Not too cheap but honest and definitely not a turist trap

Thank Alessandro P
Reviewed 11 February 2018 via mobile

On a busy Saturday night, it was the only place with tables available. Nice atmosphere. I had a grilled branzino which was very tasty. 1 had fried seafood with chips, another had bolognese, 1 had octopus salad and another had the chef’s pasta. Everybody enjoyed...More

Thank James L
Reviewed 13 November 2017

The place is small and there is little distance between the tables. Dining room in the back less noisy. Food is correct, but with little choices. Prices in the average for Venice, less than in more touristic areas.

Thank NicolettaC
Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

Rude service and very poor value - if that is your thing then this is for you. If not, as The Stranglers sang, walk on by......

Thank alan210867
Reviewed 15 October 2017

Past San Marco, along the Riva towards the "tail of the fish" are some quieter neighborhoods where we found Il Nuovo Galeon where seasoned waiters beckoned us to a table outside. Locals and tourists filled the tables on a sunny Saturday while local kids kicked...More

Thank madamsusan
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
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gail s
11 March 2015|
Response from Gerry M | Reviewed this property |
Hello Gail, for sure they have pasta dishes, as my fellow traveller had a very nice pasta dish. To be honest I don't remember seeing pizza on the menu. I can only tell you that we had excellent fish and meat dishes on both... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
9:30 AM - 3:30 PM
6:00 PM - 11:30 PM
9:30 AM - 3:30 PM
6:00 PM - 11:30 PM
9:30 AM - 3:30 PM
6:00 PM - 11:30 PM
9:30 AM - 3:30 PM
6:00 PM - 11:30 PM
9:30 AM - 3:30 PM
6:00 PM - 11:30 PM
9:30 AM - 3:30 PM
6:00 PM - 11:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Giuseppe Garibaldi | Sestiere Castello, 1308, Venice, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Veneto  >  Province of Venice  >  City of Venice  >  Venice>  > Castello
  • Neighbourhood: Castello
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Google maps show it in two places: part way down Calle San Domenego (wrong) and - if you do a search for the restaurant by name - Via Giuseppe Garibaldi (correct).
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