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Hostaria da Franz

Castello,3499 | Bragora - Arsenale District, 30122 Venice, Italy
+39 041 522 0861
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good19%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“seafood” (37 reviews)
“sea scallops” (5 reviews)
“sardines” (13 reviews)
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Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, Gluten Free Options
Castello,3499 | Bragora - Arsenale District, 30122 Venice, Italy
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The restaurant was recommend by our Hotel, Locanda Vivaldi, and is a true gem of a find in Venice. If you like fish, you will LOVE this place. Do not be put off by the fact that there is no menu. The maitre’d is a...More

Thank snorkeller2016
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had a lovely Christmas Eve all seafood dinner with the family in the small but splendid family restaurant. Maurizio was our host and guided us thru wine pairings, appetizers, pasta, main course and deserts. Small but appropriately sized portions of delicious food left us all...More

Thank John E
Reviewed 4 December 2017 via mobile

I really liked this place, it is very romantic. The whole atmosphere is quite cosy and luxuriously charming at the same time. It is somewhat modern, a nice change from all the beautiful and classical restaurants you usually find in Venice. The food, the wine...More

Thank EmilUzel
Reviewed 25 November 2017 via mobile

I’ve been coming here at least once and usually more times every year for so long I have lost count. When you return and return to somewhere - like we do with Da Franz - you hope their excellent standards will be maintained. What you...More

Thank SustainableJohn
Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

We were recommended this elegant fish restaurant by the Danieli hotel and they were so right. Tucked away in a residential area 10 minutes walk from the hotel. The flamboyant service was excellent and so knowledgeable with recommendations. The food was superb with fresh fish...More

1  Thank Gordon P
Reviewed 7 October 2017

Our whole dining experience was very satisfying. The review of all of the menu items (almost all seafood related) by the host was special. Everything we tried was very good, including the bass and the sea eel.

Thank geo08
Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

Just a nice little restaurant with great Italian food and very nice staff. Great little place for a romantic dinner

Thank Melchior O
Reviewed 5 October 2017

Maurizio makes the visitor feel like a guest -- and his knowledge of local wines and local seafood is remarkable. Dinner is served at a leisurely pace, the room is quiet and comfortable, and the evening feels special. This is the best fresh fish dinner...More

Thank womencandoit
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Delicious food, perfect service, a night to remember. Maurizio takes his time to explain every dish, so you are comfortable with and excited about your order. What follows is the highest standard in all categories of dining. Thank you, Maurizio and team for a lovely...More

Thank jasonig
Reviewed 27 September 2017 via mobile

We were a party of five, the concierge at the Danieli recommended it as one of their favorite restaurants. They were really accurate, the three appetizers were beautifully prepared, fresh fish and all ingredients. Sea scallops were spectacular. The appetizers are for one, not big...More

Thank Josmshank
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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$66 - US$106
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Castello,3499 | Bragora - Arsenale District, 30122 Venice, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Veneto  >  Province of Venice  >  City of Venice  >  Venice>  > Castello
  • Neighbourhood: Castello
  • Phone Number: +39 041 522 0861
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