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Al Buso

Centro Storico fondamenta del Buso No. 5338, Venice, Italy
+39 041 528 9078
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good24%
  • Average20%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible19%
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“liver” (2 reviews)
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Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
Centro Storico fondamenta del Buso No. 5338, Venice, Italy
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We loved to sit here and look at the canal with all the boats and gondolas, almost like a theatre. Here you get some small dishes or just an ice-cream or something to drink.

Thank Rønnaug S
Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

It was our first night in Italy. Not understanding the language, we asked if “servicio”on the bill was the tip. We were told no, it was just the cover charge. Now we know this was a lie. But not knowing, we left the dishonest waiter...More

Thank markpittscom
Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

We have been coming to this restaurant for the last 9 years and have always had good service and excellent food. There are bad reviews on here and don’t understand why, lobster linguine to die for, Vongole is amazing. Good value and great staff, keep...More

Thank Redfox56
Reviewed 22 October 2017

My daughter and I sat down at an outside table to order dinner. After a long wait, the waiter appeared, plopped down menus and asked what we would like. I ordered two Pinot Grigios and picked up my menu. The waiter said, "You order food...More

Thank Michiganmarvel
Reviewed 13 October 2017

This restaurant is right by the Rialto Bridge, so if you sit outside you have a lovely view of all the boats going by on the Grand Canal. The waiters were very pleasant and the food was very good. I had the scampi which were...More

Thank mary r
Reviewed 29 September 2017 via mobile

Can't for the life of me understand people who whinge about a restaurant being expensive. Take a look at the menu before you sit down ... if you can't afford it, go elsewhere!! This restaurant is not cheap because it's in one of the prime...More

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Reviewed 25 September 2017

I think they pretend not to speak English. They charged us an arm and a leg for a grilled whole fish.They didn't tell us how much it would cost. They charged us service fee even though they charged us an arm & a leg. Then...More

Thank mayumint
Reviewed 30 August 2017

When we went by on a boat and saw the table right next to the bridge and on the water I thought that would be a great place to eat. Later we were walking around and came past the spot and noticed open tables right...More

Thank petersonge
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

If you want to be somewhat money savvy this is a great place to come while in Venice. While many of the dishes are expensive (easily 20-30€ for a main course), pizzas start from just 10€! We did try to be sneaky and have a...More

Thank Elizayne
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

Waiters were friendly and helpful. There were 3 of us and they were understanding that I wasn't able to eat due to illness, so just had water. Sat outside under the Rialto Bridge. Small restaurant. Food simple and nice but expensive. Great view of Gondolas...More

Thank reviewerslondon
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, View, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Centro Storico fondamenta del Buso No. 5338, Venice, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Veneto  >  Province of Venice  >  City of Venice  >  Venice
  • Phone Number: +39 041 528 9078
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