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Hostaria Galileo

Sestiere San Marco 3593 | Venezia, 30174 Venice, Italy
+39 041 476 9199
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good25%
  • Average16%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible17%
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Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Sestiere San Marco 3593 | Venezia, 30174 Venice, Italy
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It's a nice place. We didn't eat here but did enjoy the coffee. The nice thing about Italy is they don't mind if you just have a drink or coffee.

Thank wasntme58
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely setting outside under umbrellas in a quiet square (campo). Eight of us in our group. Service was OK. Food was lovely and reasonably priced. Found out they had a cover charge when we got the bill which is always a bit disappointing but we...More

Thank Karen E
Reviewed 21 July 2017

Hot day, lots of walking and we wanted Bruschetta for lunch. We just happened about Hostaria Galileo and were glad we stopped. It's clean and bright, the service was very good, and our Bruschetta was very tasty. Next time we're in Venice, we'll seek it...More

Thank gershepd
Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

I came across Hostaria Galileo quite by chance while negotiating the back alleys of Venice. Located on a lovely square, It looks very inviting and it became my lunch stop of choice. The menu is simple and very reasonably (for Venice) priced. The food is...More

Thank Ian W
Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

We've just visited here on a Monday night and the setting is beautiful. We had pizza, lasagne, tiramisu and Panna Cotta and it was all really nice without being a high bill. Would recommend.

Thank Scott C
Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

We went her because we were hungry and in the Piazza and it was open. The service was fine, but and the food was mediocre and the price was quite high compared to the quality. I would walk around a little more and you'll find...More

Thank msa23_2000
Reviewed 29 June 2017 via mobile

The waiters were stressed and it felt like they wanted to get rid of us as fast as possible. The food did not match the prices. The lasagne I ate tasted like fast-food lasagne, and the others had the same experience with their food.

Thank NikkoNal198
Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

Reall good tasty food, great local draught beer. Bit pricey but cheaper and better than St Marks restaurants. We did back next day for more :)

Thank Justwantedtochill
Reviewed 9 June 2017 via mobile

The restaurant seemed like a nice dinner place for a family of four, but the waiter wouldn't give us tap water and made us buy a bottle of water for 4 euros. His explanation was that tap water in Venice would make you sick. I...More

Thank Frances D
Reviewed 1 June 2017 via mobile

We have just taken a drink at this cafe/restaurant and i have never experienced anything like it!!!! We paid €12 euro for two small sized watered down orange juices. They were going to charge us extra to sit outside. The 2 waitresses were extremely nasty...More

Thank Tricia J
matteo p, Proprietario at Hostaria Galileo, responded to this reviewResponded 4 June 2017

I'm sorry that you don't have a good experience at our cafe/restaurant I would like to specify that: 1) all the prices are written on the menu' there is not difference between sitting inside or outside 2) orange juice is priced 6 euro each because...More

San Marco
The most famous sestiere (district) in Venice has one
of the world's most famous squares, St. Mark's (Piazza
San Marco). Anchored on one end by the basilica,
clustered around it are restaurants, museums, shops,
orchestras playing in the square, pigeons, the grand
pink Doge’s Palace (Palazzo Ducale), the soaring
campanile bell tower, an astrological clock tower,
plus gorgeous cafes and restaurants like Florian and
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$24 - US$54
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
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11:00 - 00:00
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11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Sestiere San Marco 3593 | Venezia, 30174 Venice, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Veneto  >  Province of Venice  >  City of Venice  >  Venice>  > San Marco
  • Neighbourhood: San Marco
  • Phone Number: +39 041 476 9199
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The recently renovated Hostaria Galileo in the picturesque Campo Sant'Angelo welcomes guests for informal al fresco lunches or romantic candle-lit dinners. It offers a selection of "a la carte" dishes lovingly prepared by the chef using all fresh, natural ingredients from the area around Venice and the Lagoon, accompanied by wines from the well-stocked cellar. Hostaria Galileo also has two cosy indoor rooms available that are suitable for business lunches and dinners.
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