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Antica Trattoria Poste Vecie

#156 of 1,232 Restaurants in Venice
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San Polo 1608 | Mercato del pesce di Rialto, Venice, Italy
+39 041 721822
Wed - Mon 12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 22:30
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Dorchester, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Chose this for our last night as it was very near our hotel and most reviews suggested it was something special. We didn't book so had to sit in the newer extension so no atmosphere of the ancient at all in fact the ceiling looked like the white plastic awnings restaurants tend to use on outside seating areas in case... More 

Thank PrudieDorset
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely little restaurant, great decor, fantastic food and wonderful service. We had a superb meal which wasn't cheap but was fairly priced for the quality. Can't think of anything but positives about the place.

Thank matt r
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The Hague, The Netherlands
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Being positioned close to the markets, we expected this restaurant to have fresh food using local ingredients. What we got, however, were big portions with average tastes. The seafood wasn't particularly fresh, and the dessert tasted as if it had been frozen and then warmed. The bread was stale and the breadsticks packaged. Though packed and with a friendly waitstaff,... More 

Thank aceswimmer09
London, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stumbled across this restaurant by accident. It is close to the Rialto but not on the Grand Canal. It has its own bridge over a canal to the front door. Very good service and food was great - especially if you like fish. Bill for four of us including two bottles of prosecco was 210 euros for three courses. Quite... More 

Thank Dave M
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My partner and I had gotten engaged that day, so wanted to go somewhere special for dinner to celebrate. A friend had told me about this place and decided to give it a go. A little tricky to find, but such a lovely old building, full of character and romance. We went in February so it was cold outside, but... More 

Thank Lovejoynikki9
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80 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2017

Unique old building. I guess it was Venice's first post office. The staff was very nice, but the food was average. They recommended seafood of course-the location is next to the seafood market. No spice to the dishes. Where are the red pepper flakes and garlic? What surprised me most was the cost of the wine list. we had lunch... More 

Thank kwoodRochester
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2017

The restaurant had a nice atmosphere and service was very good. The food was decent but nothing special. 2 main courses and 2 drinks came to 60 euros. There was however, a slight smell of sewage.. Overall not a bad experience.

Thank Loredana K
Hong Kong, China
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

This is the best meal I had in Venice. I stepped in the restaurant at 2:45 pm without knowing that it would close at 3pm but they still served me nicely and didn't let me know the restaurant would be closed until I finished my food. Apart from the hospitality, the seafood pasta was literally the best I had. The... More 

Thank Mong T
Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

Recommended by our hotel Rialto ...this was a brilliant meal ....lovely restaurant...great service ......and fantastic food ...we were greeted with a glass of Prosecco ...then the waiter assisted us in choosing a lovely Pinot Noir from Treviso ...we started with sharing the Marinated salmon which was gorgeous...and although the restaurant is renown for it's fish...my wife and I chose steaks... More 

Thank John L
London, United Kingdom
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54 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 January 2017

Extremely disappointing. We were here for my wife birthday and left having eaten little of what was presented. I had my suspicions that 'the oldest restaurant in Venice' was being marketed for its history rather than its food, and sadly that proved to be the case. We paid, left and went to another restaurant.

Thank FlannObrien2020

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$25 - US$70
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: San Polo 1608 | Mercato del pesce di Rialto, Venice, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Veneto  >  Province of Venice  >  City of Venice  >  Venice>  > San Polo
  • Neighbourhood: San Polo
  • Phone Number: +39 041 721822
Cucina tipica Veneziana,piatti di pesce e discreta selezione di carne e piatti vegetariani.

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San Polo
The Rialto Bridge is the most famous sight along the Grand Canal in San Polo, smallest of Venice's six sestieri (districts) and by far the busiest neighbourhood. Morning Venetians arrive to peruse the markets for fish, fruit and vegetables, while shops display goods from cheese to wine to desserts. San Silvestro and Rialto Market vaporetto (water taxi) stops add to the steady stream of foot traffic. San Polo is defined by churches including Basilica dei Frari, one of the most important churches sought by art lovers.
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