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All'Arco

#11 of 1,204 Restaurants in Venice
Certificate of Excellence
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Neighbourhood:
San Polo
Italian, Wine Bar
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Sestiere San Polo, 436 | Calle Arco, Venice, Italy
+39 041 520 5666
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08:00 - 14:30
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Mon - Sat 08:00 - 14:30
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Old bridge
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went with my wife and just happens across this place after going to the square around the corner. Had some nice meat balls and the veg cicchetti were actually very impressive and simple. Not fancy but tasty and filling!

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Thank Nikeshp1
Budapest, Hungary
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40 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were very lucky to stumble across this fantastic hole in the wall local eatery in which to wolf down a few cicheti with a glass of wine mid travels. There is nowhere to sit apart from outside which even in November...was still happening! It's more a place to eat and go, stand near the bar, munch cicheti, take in... More 

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Thank Adam W
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Not sure what to expect, but it was very busy and crowded. Food looked good and the sandwich I had was tasty. Plus reasonably priced.

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Thank Aaron D
tucson, az
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96 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

It took some perseverance to locate but worth the effort. The food fantastic, wine selection terrific. Cozy up to the counter, select your cicchetti, and find a little space to enjoy yourself. Beautiful use of fresh offerings from the sea, and a real value too. Mostly local crowd, inviting atmosphere. Best find in Venice.

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Thank juleskTucson
Singapore, Singapore
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2,876 reviews
1,038 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1,371 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

Popped in here for a quick lunch today whilst exploring the area nearby. Good selection of tasty tapas style food and wines by the glass. It's a small place but as long as you don't mind standing and eating you can still be served. The food was really tasty.

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New York City, New York
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

We had a great experience at All'Arco on a Friday evening. At 7pm it wasn't too crowded and they were starting to close up shop, but the guys working there were super friendly and accommodating. They made some special vegetarian tapas for my sister and I and opened a couple of bottles of wine for us to try. Some of... More 

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Thank dubseezee
Tybee Island, Georgia
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18 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

Unique and yummy cicchetti and great wine! All'Arco is a must on your cicchetti crawl and conveniently located near other cicchetti places.

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Thank ELS611
New York
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131 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Great place for some good cicchetti with a glass of wine and a Spritz and you have a winner. We were fortunate to get a place to sit inside so we enjoyed ourselves.

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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53 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

We first learned about All'Arco from a Rick.Stein TV programme aired in 2014 . One of our activities whilst we had a great week in Venice recently was to join a foodie walkabout that was hosted by Walks of Italy , and one of the venues to visit was All'Arco , so a group of a dozen foreigners was brought... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

All Arco is amongst my favourite *must visits* when I go to Venice and, as others have said previously, the cicchetti and drinks are great. What I especially like also is that the owner couple (and now their son) are really welcoming and not resting on their laurels (and don't make you feel bad if you struggle beyond more than... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Wine Bar
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Monday
08:00 - 14:30
Tuesday
08:00 - 14:30
Wednesday
08:00 - 14:30
Thursday
08:00 - 14:30
Friday
08:00 - 14:30
Saturday
08:00 - 14:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Sestiere San Polo, 436 | Calle Arco, Venice, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Veneto  >  Province of Venice  >  City of Venice  >  Venice>  > San Polo
  • Neighbourhood: San Polo
  • Phone Number: +39 041 520 5666

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in San Polo

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San Polo
The Rialto Bridge is the most famous sight along the Grand Canal in San Polo, smallest of Venice's six sestieri (districts) and by far the busiest neighbourhood. Morning Venetians arrive to peruse the markets for fish, fruit and vegetables, while shops display goods from cheese to wine to desserts. San Silvestro and Rialto Market vaporetto (water taxi) stops add to the steady stream of foot traffic. San Polo is defined by churches including Basilica dei Frari, one of the most important churches sought by art lovers.
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