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Al Covo

Campiello della Pescaria, Castello 3968, Venezia, Italy, 30122
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Pranzo 12:45 - 14:00
Cena 19:30 - 22:00
Chiuso il Mercoledì e il Giovedì

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  • Free WiFi
  • Outside Seating Area
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About Al Covo

Dal 1987 la nostra cucina è espressione di un territorio unico al mondo: la Laguna di Venezia e il suo entroterra. Ricercare, valorizzare e proporre i prodotti e le varietà locali: da qui nascono i piatti creati dallo chef e patron Cesare Benelli e da Paolo Semeraro. Pesce freschissimo pescato tra le barene o nel vicino Mare Adriatico; verdura e frutta dal sapore unico, cresciute sulla terra salmastra del Cavallino, di Treporti e delle isole di Sant’Erasmo e delle Vignole, da sempre gli orti di Venezia. Pasta fresca, prodotti sott’olio e sott’aceto, gelatine di frutta e marmellate sono tutti fatti in casa, così come i dessert, specialità di Diane Benelli.
Tradizione e territorio, passione e freschezza della materia prima, nella costante ricerca della qualità assoluta. Selezioniamo con cura i migliori oli extravergini d’oliva per i nostri piatti, mentre la carta dei vini annovera circa 240 etichette dai migliori terroir nazionali ed esteri, con particolare enfasi sulle produzioni naturali e biodinamiche.
Il ristorante Al Covo fa parte dell’Alleanza Cuochi e Presidi Slow Food, e dell’Associazione Ristoranti della Buona Accoglienza Venezia.


Since 1987 our cuisine is the expression of a territory which is unique in the world: the Venetian lagoon, her islands and her surrounding mainland. The dishes created by Chef and owner Cesare Benelli together with Paolo Semeraro come from our mission to research, appreciate, defend and propose the local products and varietals.
Tradition and territory, passion and freshness of locally-sourced ingredients, in a constant quest for the utmost quality. We carefully select the best extra-virgin olive oils for our dishes, while our wine list numbers 240 labels from the best national and foreign terroirs, with particular emphasis on natural and biodynamic producers.
Ristorante Al Covo belongs to the Alliance of Chefs and Slow Food Presidiaand to the Association Ristoranti della Buona Accoglienza di Venezia.





Cuisine: Italian
Dress Code: Smart Casual
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Visited On Saturday, 20 April 2019

Beautiful restaurant with lovely, friendly staff. The food was very good.

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Visited On Sunday, 07 April 2019

My meal at Al Covo ranks as undoubtedly one of the best of my life. The food, the atmosphere, the entirety of the experience was superb.

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Visited On Saturday, 20 April 2019

We had a lovely lunch here, really special. Staff were attentive and looked after us well. Food was exceptional, would highly recommend.

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Visited On Friday, 19 April 2019

Our best meal in Venice. Highly recommend for local cuisine and a gracious, knowledgeable staff.

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Visited On Friday, 19 April 2019

We appointed a reservation to this restaurant after reading so many comments and watching Anthony Bourdain’s episode. But to be honest it wasn’t remarkable at all. The ambience is familly friendly. The ingredients are local and fresh but their cuisine didn’t take the extra mile that I usually seek in highly recommended places.

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Visited On Tuesday, 16 April 2019

Magnifico!

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Visited On Tuesday, 16 April 2019

Our time visiting, always a delight.

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Visited On Tuesday, 16 April 2019

Very delicious!

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Visited On Monday, 15 April 2019

The food, service, and friendliness were excellent. The only reason 4 stars vs 5 stars in some areas is I had sole which was excellent, but I felt portion was too small. At a minimum there should have been some vegetables or something so I did not leave hungry. My wife had the beef and that was a larger portion, but it had potatoes and a salad. That is an example of what was missing.

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Visited On Friday, 12 April 2019

we had a glorious evening in a jewel of a restaurant - food, service and atmosphere were wonderful

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Visited On Sunday, 14 April 2019

Wonderful experience. Food was incredible, great service and friendly atmosphere. Found out about Al Covo on “Somebody Feed Phil” and it did not disappoint!

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Visited On Friday, 12 April 2019

Incredible dinner - one of the best we’ve ever had! Food, service and wine all outstanding. Thank you for making our trip to Venice even more memorable.

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Visited On Friday, 12 April 2019

Wonderful lunch! Wish we could have snagged a dinner reso as well.

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Visited On Monday, 08 April 2019

Great wine list, great food and great service! Thank you for an awesome night!

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Visited On Sunday, 07 April 2019

Everything is perfect.

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Visited On Saturday, 06 April 2019

There were some issues with our meal in the kitchen which the staff were very good about as they kept us informed but we were waiting for our food for an hour. But i had the monkfish and the Panna cotta which was absolutely sensational. My partner had the cod which was also very good but not as flavourful as the monkfish.

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Visited On Monday, 25 March 2019

Good quality food, excellent service. The dishes are a little bit small, compared to the high prices. The dessert was superb!

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Visited On Tuesday, 02 April 2019

Best meal and evening in Venice.

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Visited On Tuesday, 02 April 2019

Trust the chef and the maître d'... these professionals will take care of you and provide you with exquisite preparations of local seafood and vegetables. They prepare with a delicate sensitivity to the thrust and parry of different flavors. For us, it was an evening to remember.

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Visited On Monday, 25 March 2019

we had a fantastic evening at Al Covo and loved everything. The waiters were very helpful and entertaining and the food was delicious: the pudding especially was superb. We look forward to returning again...

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Visited On Monday, 01 April 2019

A warning that smoking is permitted with outside seating would be helpful.

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Visited On Sunday, 31 March 2019

A great meal

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Visited On Saturday, 30 March 2019

Service was so welcoming and friendly. The food was lovely apart from the odd egg sandwich that was brought as an appetiser! The wine selection, especially skin wines, was excellent. I sat outside on a lovely sunny day and was very impressed with the little stool to prevent my ba getting dirty on the floor. A lovely touch!

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Visited On Friday, 29 March 2019

Una bella scoperta ...ottimo

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Visited On Tuesday, 19 March 2019

Food and wine selections are always excellent Staff friendly and very accommodating

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