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El Refolo

#13 of 1,253 Restaurants in Venice}
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Via Garibaldi Castello 1580 | Sestiere Castello, 1580, 30122 Venice, Italy
+39 344 163 6759
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good31%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“sandwiches” (24 reviews)
“panini” (15 reviews)
“sliders” (2 reviews)
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Italian, Bar, Wine Bar, Vegetarian Friendly
Via Garibaldi Castello 1580 | Sestiere Castello, 1580, 30122 Venice, Italy
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A very small, quaint sandwich shop selling cheese and charcuterie boards, beer, wine and aperol. The queues can be long due to the popularity but the toasted/grilled sandwiches are great. The atmosphere is nice too. Staff very friendly and helpful and speak some English. Best...More

Thank UK-Yorkshire
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a brilliant little wine bar. The prices are so good. They don't serve coffee but the small filled rolls are fantastic with a glass of beer or prosecco. Highly recommend.

Thank ngreen1610
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

Our group of 4 couples stumbled on this spot after being turned away from several others. The service was wonderful and the food was too. Our group had various items to eat. The pizza was very good, the ravioli was wonderful. We had a nice...More

Thank emoryeagle73
Reviewed 11 September 2017

Super drinks, vine delicious with the right temperature, best food, irncedibible mini sandwiches. Every time we are in Venice we go there and hang around!

Thank karlstocker
Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

If you happen to wander along Via Giuseppe Garibaldi you might notice the number of people standing around outside a little bar chatting and imbibing, a different vibe compared to the neighbouring restos. Very relaxed atmosphere, great drinks and small snacks at great prices. Hang...More

4  Thank jeffrey m
Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

Super Nice place.. cheap drinks but delicious!!!! And I can't say anything about the mini sandwich they are just super good

Thank Martin H
Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

We've been here twice. It's a very nice place in Castello. You can take the vaparetto to Arsenale. It's a tiny winebar with a little terrace. We had the rosé spumante 'Collalto' which is sooo good! You can chose different little sandwiches/panini's which are delicious...More

1  Thank Ann-Sophie D
Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

another welcome return to this fab little bar. recommend this to all people who ask us for advice. we call it one stop due to the top shirts they wear. we even bought one. the staff are fabulous. spent my husbands birthday there yesterday. good...More

Thank Cruisers30
Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

Great spritz & nice wines. Cooles bar and extremely nice crew. Tapas and sandwiches can be ordered too and are very tasty... Great spot for an aperitivo Paolo

Thank Paolo C
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

It's our 8th visit and this time I looked on TripAdvisor pinned the top 15 places for food and drinks. So when I notice that I was near, we stoped for Aperol Spritz and beer. First thing, we had stopped here before!! Still friendly cheap...More

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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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13 May 2017|
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Response from mloduca | Property representative |
Dear guest, much depends on your level of intolerance / allergy to gluten... This is because, while having some gluten free products available, because of the little space available, we can not avoid contamination between... More
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Lizzy M
13 March 2017|
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Response from mloduca | Property representative |
Dear Miss Lizzy, El Refolo is not a restaurant but a street wine bar. Anyway, we don't use peanut oil, but any products we use are made in place were can be present contamination with any allergic ingredients like walnuts... More
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Patricia M
19 August 2016|
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Response from Helena_Fer | Reviewed this property |
Hi, Check at their website please or here in tripadvisor, they probably got the opening and closing hours. Thanks.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$32
Italian, Bar, Wine Bar, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Garibaldi Castello 1580 | Sestiere Castello, 1580, 30122 Venice, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Veneto  >  Province of Venice  >  City of Venice  >  Venice>  > Castello
  • Neighbourhood: Castello
  • Phone Number: +39 344 163 6759
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