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Ristorante Pizzeria Rio Novo

Santa Croce 278, 30135 Venice, Italy
+39 041 711007
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good17%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible9%
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“pizza” (37 reviews)
“seafood” (17 reviews)
“sea food” (6 reviews)
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Pizza, Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Santa Croce 278, 30135 Venice, Italy
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Visited this evening and was thoroughly impressed! Excellent food and excellent service. Must visit when in Venice !!

1  Thank Gem G
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Just arrived in Venice and found this gem near our hotel. The first attraction was the tables facing a canal. The menu was large and the prices reasonable. The front of the menu stated it is "Not a tourist trap!" My husband ordered a pizza...More

1  Thank Joanne F
Reviewed 5 days ago

I had a large dish of yummy pasta with the delicious crawfish/lobster 🍝 in front of the fantastic Venice canal view. 💙 May I have the meal like this several more times? ☺️ The staffs were kind, welcoming and introduced the dishes to me when...More

Thank WanderlustBalmy
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice shady place to enjoy a drink and view of canal. The waiter though was disappointed we didn’t order food. But we just ate breakfast- it’s only 11:45 a.m.

Thank CABK1975
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great food with fantastic service!!! The atmosphere was beautiful, looking out at the canal. The service was phenomenal, always trying to please with a huge smile. Ì would definitely recommend a visit to Rio Nova!

Thank amstel41
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped by here a few times in our stay in Venice. The food was amazing. The staff was so friendly and made us feel so welcome we just kept coming back.

Thank Abigail S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ate in this restaurant twice on our recent stay in Venice. Both times we were very impressed with everything. Friendly service and delicious food. Great location for watching both the canal and the people walking along the sidewalk. This restaurant definitely was one of...More

1  Thank SteveChapman2
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were there last year and we love it so muh that we are going back this year this time we bring some friends. The food is excellente , fresh produce the staff wonderful if you go to Venise you have to go there

Thank Josée R
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I was traveling with my boyfriend and we had a one night stop in Venice and stumbled upon Rio Nova! The food was amazing but so was the service we really felt like it was an amazing experience!

Thank Hannah W
Reviewed 27 February 2018 via mobile

We tried this restaurant on a short trip to Venice, unfortunately it was our last night or we would of returned every day! The fish was fresh and service faultless, highly recommend!

Thank Georgina B
Dorsoduro / Accademia
Artsy is the defining mood of this neighbourhood with
street artists, students, painters, sculptors,
restorers, curators, historians, collectors, heirs and
heiresses rubbing elbows. Peggy Guggenheim's
collection, now a museum, lures chic locals for
evening art aperitifs. Traditionalists and visionaries
cocoon in bohemian luxury. La Salute basilica
buttresses the neighbourhood to the east. Gondolas bob
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Judith R
30 September 2017|
Response from philadelphiasnc | Property representative |
our aim is to give you the best bang for the buck at the same time offering the freshest fish and top quality raw materials. let's say the average ticket price is ~35 euros for a full meal, clearly depends highly on what you... More
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Judith R
30 September 2017|
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Response from Colin M | Reviewed this property |
Hi there,If you are asking about prices ,this restaurant is very reasonable and prices are less than venice generally....£12-£20 for main courses.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$50
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, View, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:30
10:00 - 22:30
10:00 - 22:30
10:00 - 22:30
10:00 - 22:30
10:00 - 22:30
10:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Santa Croce 278, 30135 Venice, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Veneto  >  Province of Venice  >  City of Venice  >  Venice>  > Dorsoduro / Accademia
  • Neighbourhood: Dorsoduro / Accademia
  • Phone Number: +39 041 711007
  • E-mail
Rio Novo rises from the ashes! We are one of the top rated restaurants in Venice, focusing on fresh fish and fresh pizza in Venice, Italy. We are NOT the next tourist trap. We make pizza in front of your eyes and the freshest fish from the Venice lagoon is selected and hand-prepared every day, then brought to you at an absolute bargain.
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