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Il Milion

#228 of 1,206 Restaurants in Venice
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Neighbourhood:
Cannaregio
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Sestiere Castello, 6025 | Giovanni Grisostomo, 5841 Venice, Italy
+39 041 522 9302
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Today
18:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
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Hours:
Thu - Tue 18:30 - 23:00
Fri - Tue 12:00 - 15:00
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Morgantown, Pennsylvania
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100 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

While we sat outside to enjoy the weather, the indoor bar area has a cool display of copper and other types of pans hanging from the ceiling. The zucchini and shrimp risotto was fabulous and well worth the wait. The fish we had for our main course was good but I believe we were too full from the risotto to... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

The onion spaghetti is to die for. Literally my send off meal. I have tried to duplicate it at home, but it tastes only vaguely this good. Oniony, creamy, peppery, transcendant. Do yourself a favor and eat here! Eat here and eat the cippoline onion pasta. Ahhhhhh!

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Thank hashagundo
Osprey, Florida
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

Small Piazza a bit out of the way, very busy area with several restaurants, lucky we got a table at Il Milion. We were staying just a few blocks away and would have gone back in a minute if we were not leaving the next day. We have recommended it many times.

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South Molton, United Kingdom
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149 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

Very popular square with three restaurants, so a wait for a table for 7 was inevitable. But worth the wait as we were well looked after. Food was very good and excellent service made for an enjoyable evening. Very reasonable too !

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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

Honestly don't bother - there's loads of other overpriced low-quality restaurants you can visit throughout Venice that might have more charm. Food was oily, serving portions small but expensive, and it didn't have that Italian freshness we've had all over Italy. Staff were indifferent and rude. They forgot to take our order to start with and then forgot some of... More 

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boulder, co
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55 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

We have been here twice in ast two years. Although it is little hard to find it is worth the trip. The owner, Roberto, speaks perfect english and is happy to help you with your selections if you ask. We like wines from the Veneto and were about to order a known Valpolichela. Roberto pointed to a bottle from a... More 

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Nordstrand, Oslo, Norway
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50 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

Went there for dinner, and had a nice experience. Very good food and wine at reasonable prices, and very good service

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Leeds
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016

This is one of the best restaurants we visited during our holiday. We enjoyed it so much we went twice again and were not disappointed. Situated 200 yards from Marina Square in a small courtyard with about 12tables outside and many more inside. We tried the Peppered steak and the Gamberoni Griglia both with grilled vegetables. Wine and beers were... More 

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Thank VGirardier
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016

Really lovely place, a surprise down a back alley. Went for dinner and had a gorgonzola gnocchi and a veal main, both of which were two of the best dishes I had during my trip to Italy.

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London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2016

There was 10 of us for dinner.we ordered .there were 7 meals brought but forgot 3 meals We ask and they didn't even apologise Another hour went by Everyone else had their dinner and we were still waiting Asked for the bill and the 3 meals come out we refused them No apologize or anything Paid our bill no discount... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Seafood, Soups
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
18:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
Monday
18:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
Tuesday
18:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
Thursday
18:30 - 23:00
Friday
18:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
Saturday
18:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Sestiere Castello, 6025 | Giovanni Grisostomo, 5841 Venice, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Veneto  >  Province of Venice  >  City of Venice  >  Venice>  > Cannaregio
  • Neighbourhood: Cannaregio
  • Phone Number: +39 041 522 9302

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Cannaregio

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Cannaregio
Cannaregio is the second largest sestiere (district) with its busy Santa Lucia train station. Many transplanted Venetians commute from the outlying areas, “terra firma” to the locals, which is shorthand for any place that is not Venice. Two Grand Canal bridges serve Cannaregio, the newest (Constitution, 2008) still a local hotbed of controversy. Ponte degli Scalzi is a busy link to the train station. Nearby shops on the Lista di Spagna offer specialties like pastries and coffee that lure Venetians with a down-to-earth attitude. The Ghetto, where the Jewish population was segregated in Cannaregio, has five historic synagogues with an active Jewish community. The Fondamente Nove bustles with foot traffic to the Rialto and San Marco while vaporettos (water taxis) head to Murano and other islands. Side streets lead into quiet picturesque neighbourhoods and palaces like Ca' d'Oro rise directly out of the water.
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